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In Memoriam: Harrison Firefighter Vincent J. Doffont Jr. firefigher vincent doffont harrison fire department harrison firefighters in memoriam vincent doffont Mar 21, 2022

Harrison Firefighter Vincent Doffont, a five-year veteran of the Harrison Fire Department, passed suddenly at the Fire Station over this weekend. Funeral arrangement details have not been finalized. 

Doffont was a United States Marine veteran having served in combat tours in Afghanistan and...

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Honoring Harrisonian Joseph Cundari anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan frank rodgers holy cross grammar school hudson county community college joseph cundari mahhattan college mayor frank e. rodgers redevelopment seton hall preparatory school soccer town usa tennis courts the courts town engineer world war ii Mar 20, 2022

Photo: Professors and Students from NJIT review map of the Town of Harrison with Town Engineer Joseph Cundari (4th from the Left) along with then Councilman Anselmo Millan (3rd from the Left).

Stories about  Harrison’s longtime Town Engineer abound.  Before computers and CAD...

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Bagpipe Band San Xoan Pipe Band Huge Hit in NYC St. Patrick's Parade anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan galicia spain nyc nyc st. patrick's parade san xon pipe band st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 19, 2022

The San Xoan Pipe Band from Galicia Spain who participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in Harrison NJ impressed all who participated or watched the United Irish parade. 

The San Xoan Pipe Band also marched in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade yesterday Thursday,...

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St. Patrick's Parade: Peruvian Civic Association alyssa sullivan lynnes motors miss new jersey peruvian civic association st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 18, 2022

The Peruvian Civic Association of New Jersey founded in 2005 participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade 2022.    The Peruvian Civic Association of New Jersey is a non-profit institution whose fundamental mission is to promote culture through art, music, folk dances, and...

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St. Patrick's Parade: Kearny Boy Scouts kearny boy scouts st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 17, 2022

The Kearny Boy Scouts 305 marched in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade. 

The following is from the Kearny Boy Scouts 305 webpage:

Leaders are volunteers who are trained in youth protection & protecting god's children. Leader specific training provided by the BSA for each...

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St. Patrick's Parade: Girl Scouts Unit 14 girl scouts girl scouts service unit 14 st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 17, 2022
The Girl Scouts Service Unit 14 participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Parade. 
 
From the Girl Scouts website: Girl Scouts bring their dreams to life and work together to build a better world. Through programs from coast to coast, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities...
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St. Patrick's Parade: Kearny Rotary kearny rotary pancreatic cancer awareness st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 17, 2022

The Kearny Rotary participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade.  The Kearny Rotary is raising awareness for Pancreatic Cancer and carried some placards for some who passed due to pancreatic cancer.

Here are some of the text of the placards.

Tracy Sinchester Cuba.  8/26/1966...

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St. Patrick's Parade: American Independence Riflemen Fire Muskets (video) american revolution soldiers musket firing parade st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 16, 2022

The Fighting Irishmen of the American Revolutionary War came to the the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade.  To the surprise of the crowd, the six American Revolutionary Soldiers fired their muskets.  Watch the video to hear the sound of the muskets and the crowd.

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St. Patrick's Parade: San Xoan Pipe Band from Galicia Spain anselmo millan asturias spain banda de gaitas from llacin bayonne nj fmr. councilman anselmo millan galicia spain nyc parade san xon pipe band st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 14, 2022

A special treat from Galacia Spain, San Xon Pipe Band, marched at the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in Harrison.  Former Harrison 2nd Ward Councilman Anselmo MIllan marched in front of the sixty member pipe band as it made its way up Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. in route to the Kearny Town...

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United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade 2022 parade pipe band st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 13, 2022

The United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade marched down Frank E. Rodgers Blvd on its way to Kearny.  The beginning of the Parade including a large contingency of the members of the United Irish.

Visit our United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade page.

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Q & A: Pick Up After Your Pet Ordinance department public works dog poop harrison health department harrison police harrison police department ordinances pets q&a solid waste Mar 12, 2022

Questions and Answers

Q: Do Pet owners have to pick up after their dogs or cats in Harrison?

 A: Yes. The Town ordinance requires that owners pick up after their pets

Q: I’m not the owner of the Pet, I was just helping out a neighbor to walk their dog, do I have to pick up after the...

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Mayor Fife Robocall Fails to Mention Organizers
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Mayor Fife Robocall Fails to Mention Organizers mayor & council mayor james fife st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish association Mar 10, 2022

Harrison Mayor James Fife used the Town of Harrison's Robocall Emergency System to announce the United Irish Association's West Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade that is scheduled for this coming Sunday, March 13th, 2022. In case you want to watch the Parade,  it starts from the intersection...

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