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Savoring Tradition: Centro Romeu Cascaes Hosts "Festa Do Leitão" centro romeu cascaes centro romeu cascaes portuguese american community center civic dinner dinner dance harrison nj Apr 03, 2024

In a vibrant celebration of Portuguese culture and gastronomy, the Portuguese American Community Center, known as Centro Romeu Cascaes, is set to dazzle the community with its much-anticipated Pig Roast Fest Dinner, or "Festa Do Leitão," this Saturday, April 6, 2024. From 7 p.m. to the...

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Harrison High School Band Shines at United Irish St Patrick Day Parade civic harrison high school harrison high school band harrison nj st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish Apr 02, 2024

In a display of musical prowess and community spirit, the Harrison High School Marching Band took to the streets as part of the annual United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 10, 2024. This year’s parade, a revered tradition in the community, saw a vibrant procession that...

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Strategic Shift in EPA Harrison Sludge Plant Location Sparks Debate environmental protection agency epa harrison nj mayor & council mayor james fife toxic sludge Apr 01, 2024

In a recent press conference at Harrison Town Hall, Mayor James Fife announced a significant change in plans for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Toxic Sludge Dewatering Plant. Initially slated for the PSE&G property on South Frank E. Rodgers Blvd, the facility is now set...

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A Celebration of Spring: The 2024 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival 5k race bicycle race branch brook park alliance cherry blossoms cherry blossoms festival essex county executive joseph n. divencenzo harrison nj joseph n. divincenzo race Mar 31, 2024

As spring awakens the landscape with vibrant colors, Essex County prepares to host its much-anticipated Cherry Blossom Festival in Branch Brook Park. This year's festival, scheduled to start on Saturday, April 6th, and go through Sunday, April 14th, 2024, promises a blend of athletic endeavors,...

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Kearny HS Band & Cheerleaders in St. Patrick's Day Parade (Video) civic harrison nj kearny high school st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish association Mar 30, 2024

Amidst a sea of green, the Kearny High School Band and Cheerleaders dressed in red brought their spirited energy to the streets as they marched in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday, March 10, 2024. From Harrison through East Newark and back to their hometown of Kearny, New...

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The Copestone-Ophir Lodge #108 Marches in St. Patrick's Day Parade copestone-ophir lodge #108 of f.a.m. harrison nj mason lodge st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish Mar 29, 2024

 In a vivid display of community spirit and historical continuity, members of the Copestone-Ophir Lodge #108 of Free Masons proudly participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade, on Sunday, March 10, 2024. Dressed impeccably to pay respect to their deep-rooted fraternity, and...

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United Irish Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a Magical Disney Twist harrison nj st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 28, 2024

During the 2024 United Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade, there was a vibrant splash of color and joy that accompanied the parade procession. Amongst the traditional Irish bagpipers, dancers, and floats decked in green, the crowd was delighted by a special appearance from a group of Disney...

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Exploring the 2024 Harrison Town Budget: 10 Take Aways From The Budget abbott district chief financial officer harrison chief financial officer harrison nj harrison town budget mayor & council mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough municipal budget raymond j. mcdonough Mar 27, 2024

The Town of Harrison's Chief Financial Officer introduced the Town of Harrison’s 2024 Municipal Budget at the Mayor & Council meeting held on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.  A hearing on the Budget will be held at the Mayor & Council meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Here are some...

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Rolling Tradition: Garden State Roller Derby St. Patrick's Day Parade garden state roller derby harrison nj st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 26, 2024

In a vibrant fusion of athletic prowess and festive spirit, the Garden State Roller Derby (GSR) teams took to the streets alongside floats and marching bands in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 10, 2024. This marked a significant departure from their usual...

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Unity & Tradition: Kearny Crew Teams at St. Patrick's Day Parade harrison nj kearny crew mayor & council st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 25, 2024

On a vibrant but cold Sunday morning on March 10, 2024, the streets of West Hudson buzzed with the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, as the community came together to celebrate Irish heritage. Amid the emerald sea of parade-goers, a distinct group stood out for their athletic poise and team spirit:...

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Kardinals Ice Hockey Team Marches in St. Patrick's Day Parade harrison nj kardinals kearny kearny north arlington secaucus hockey team mcmullen cup njihl north arlington emergency services northern new jersey interscholastic hockey league st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish Mar 24, 2024

The Kearny North Arlington Secaucus Hockey Team which is known as The Kardinals Ice Hockey Team marched in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade on Sunday, March 10, 2024. The team is composed of high school hockey players from you guessed it the Towns of Kearny, North Arlington, and...

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Mayor & Council Meeting Tues. Mar. 26, 2024: Are You Attending? budget chief henry richard environment harrison firefighters harrison nj lupus lupus awareness mayor & council ravo street sweeper shared services street cleaning Mar 23, 2024

The Mayor & Council of the Town of Harrison are set to convene for their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, beginning at 6:15 p.m. This session is slated to take place in the Conference Room on the Third Floor of the Harrison Town Hall, located at 318 Harrison Avenue. Notably, this...

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