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PSE&G Celebrates Earth Day with Purchase of Street Sweeper earth day environment harrison construction department harrison nj njdep pse&g pse&g gas line construction ravo street sweeper Apr 22, 2022

PSE&G announced today in celebration of Earth Day that it purchased a state-of-the-art street sweeper to clean the streets of Harrison NJ. 

PSE&G is replacing gas piping throughout the Town of Harrison as previously reported.  As part of the process, PSE&G has to cut into...

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TBT: Senator Bob Menendez at Harrison Fest 2016 anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan grand parade harrison fest senator bob menendez street festival tbt throw back thursday Apr 21, 2022

Throw Back Thursday. It was not the first time that United States Senator Robert "Bob" Menendez attended and marched in the Harrison Fest Grand Parade but you could see from his reaction to being thanked for coming to open up Harrison Fest 2016 with a step off at noon from Harrison Avenue and...

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In Memory Of Kevin F. Gilmore & the Marshall University Football Team artie barber harrison football harrison high school kevin f. gilmore larry kramer marshall football team mccook community college we are marshall Apr 20, 2022

In Library Park in Harrison, there is a bronze plaque on a granite stone that reads “Salute to ‘Hollywood’.  In Memory Of Kevin F. Gilmore and the Marshall University Football Team.  November 14, 1970.  Gone But Never Forgotten.”  The plaque looks brand...

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Harrison Police Hires New Officers But Is it Enough green spaces harrison police harrison police department issues james fife mayor james fife parks Apr 19, 2022

In the “good old days”, the Town of Harrison was known for its very well-staffed Police Department.  Harrison’s reputation was that the Town was very safe.  While other neighboring towns had high crime statistics, Harrison’s crime statistics were low. 

The...

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Councilman Bennett Mayoral Run Prediction Falters anselmo millan mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough raymond mcdonough us district court new jersey Apr 18, 2022

Kevin Canessa of The Observer newspaper in an Editorial entitled “EDITORIAL — Predictions for 2022 — who will be the biggest winners and losers?” stated among other predictions that “Jim Fife deliberates and decides not to seek another term as Harrison’s...

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Made in Harrison The Beehive of Industry beehive of industry erie lackawanna harrison town seal made in harrison manhattan transfer pennsylvania railroad peter j. goodman president taft president william howard taft radio corporation of america rca soha Apr 17, 2022

“The Beehive of Industry” has been the Town of Harrison’s motto since 1912.  One Hundred and Ten Years later, the trademark continues to be fondly thought of.  The Town of Harrison lived up to its trademark.  The Southern part of Harrison starting at what is now...

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Motorcycle Ride to Honor Sergaent Eddie Hernandez harrison police harrison police department holy cross cemetary indian knights motorcycle club kearny vfw lodge lt. dean mcgee motorcycle run sgt. ernie hernandez Apr 16, 2022

Harrison Police Sergeant Eddie Hernandez loved to ride his motorcycle on a sunny breezy day.  Whether he went for a ride by himself, with a couple of friends, or with his motorcycle club, being on a motorcycle in the open air was calming and a time to reflect.  Sergeant Hernandez passed...

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Two Red Bulls Stadium Games This Weekend fc dallas harrison police department new york city fc soccer club new york red bulls nj/ny gotham fc red bull arena soccer washington spirit Apr 15, 2022

The Red Bulls Stadium in Harrison is becoming the soccer venue of choice in the New York Metro Area. 

This weekend there will be two games.  The first game will be the New York Red Bulls v. FC Dallas on Saturday, April 16, 2022, starting at 7 p.m. The second game will be the NJ/NY...

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CDC New Data Mapping Sending Mixed Messages on Covid covid 19 harrison health department health montclair state montclair state university stephanie silvera md Apr 15, 2022

A very important article in the NJ Spotlight News website entitled “Conflicting Covid 19 maps send a mixed message on Safety” points out the current state of affairs on how the State of New Jersey and local municipalities are faced with mixed messages from the Center for Disease...

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TBT: Zheng Accepts Millan’s Challenge, Designs Harrison’s 175th Anniversary Seal anselmo millan boston college fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison high school drama club harrison seal ines maturana sendoya jia wen (karen) zheng karen zheng options through education Apr 14, 2022

Throw Back Thursday: In 2015, Lamp post banners went up across the Town of Harrison announcing the town's 175th Anniversary.  The Lamp post banners contained the 175th Anniversary Harrison Town Seal which was designed by Jia Wen (Karen) Zheng, the 2015 Harrison High School...

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New York City FC Soccer Club Game Wednesday, April 13th new york city fc soccer club red bulls stadium seattle sounders traffic bulletin Apr 13, 2022

No Traffic Bulletin has been issued by the Town of Harrison but on Wednesday, April 13th, 2022, the Red Bulls Stadium will be hosting a Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Semifinals Soccer Game at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison NJ.  New York City FC Soccer Club will be facing the Seattle...

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Harrison Police Officers Honor Firefighter Vincent J. Doffont Jr. harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison police harrison police department kimberly taylor designs vincent doffont vincent doffont jr. Apr 12, 2022

Members of the Harrison Police Department gifted the Harrison Fire Department a beautiful custom thin red line flag in honor of Firefighter Vincent Doffont.

The flag was presented to the Harrison Fire Department at the Harrison Fire Department Headquarters.

The flag was designed and created by ...

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