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Your Guide to Harrison Town Meetings This Week harrison board of adjustment harrison nj harrison planning board harrison zoning board james fife mayor & council mayor james fife Jul 25, 2022

Update: Wednesday 7/27/2022 at 12:30 p.m. Mayor & Council Agenda and Ordinance Dealing with Flood Zone in Harrison has been posted to Agenda page. The Agenda for the Harrison Planning Board meeting has not been posted at this time.

Updated: Wednesday 7/27/2022 at 11 a.m. No Agendas Yet. See...

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Peruvian Civic Association Parade Photographs Webpage peruvian civic association peruvian independence day peruvian west hudson parade united irish united irish association Jul 24, 2022

Check out Your Harrison.com's Peruvian Civic Association West Hudson Peruvian Independence Parade webpage in support of Diversity and local culture.  The United Irish of West Hudson faced freezing weather and the Peruvian Civic Association of NJ weathered the cold.  Today the United...

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The Marinera: The National Dance of Peru harrison nj kearny marinera dance peru's national dance peruvian civic association peruvian festival peruvian independence day Jul 24, 2022

In honor of the Peruvian Civic Association of NJ West Hudson Parade and Festival 2022, we have Melvin Araujo and Gennesie Zuniga performing the Marinera Dance at the Harrison Fest Queens Gala in 2016. It is not the first or last time that they performed the dance but the video is shot from...

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Diversity On Display: St. Patrick, Peruvian Parade & Harrison Fest anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison fest harrison town hall kearny nj kearny town hall observer newspaper peruvian civic association peruvian festival peruvian independence day st. patrick st. patrick day parade the observer newspaper united irish united irish association Jul 23, 2022

The Covid 19 pandemic shut down a lot of public gatherings in 2020 including the 2020 United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade. Earlier this year (2022) the United Irish Association decided to hold their St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2022 in West Hudson after a two year hiatus.  The parade and...

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Flood Mitigation Work Limits Sun. July 24th Path Train Service harrison path station path station path train path train alert Jul 21, 2022

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has scheduled flood mitigation work at the Harrison Station on Sunday, July 24, 2022, between 6 a.m. and 12 Noon.  There will be no service between Harrison and Journal Square stations.

The last morning train from Newark to World Trade Center...

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Harrison's Hot Dog Stands Celebrate National Hot Dog Day charles feltman coney island beach harrison nj hot dog hut joey mac's hot dog food truck restaurant page Jul 20, 2022

Wednesday July 20, 2022 is National Hot Dog Day, a celebration of a convenient food to grab and eat that we fondly associate with family barbecues, Fourth of July and baseball games.  A Hot Dog is a symbol of Americana.

Of course, the former Beehive of Industry, Town of Harrison has two hot...

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Harrison Construction Dept. Clerk Arrested For Theft of $62,000 deborah r. thiry harrison construction department harrison gardens harrison nj hudson county prosecutor public corruption Jul 19, 2022

On Friday, July 15, 2022, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Public Integrity-Special Investigations Unit arrested Deborah R. Thiry on charges related to theft from the Town of Harrison where she was employed as a clerk in the Department of Construction and Engineering.

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Almost Sold Out Red Bull Game v. Sold Out International Game harrison nj new york city fc new york city fc soccer club new york red bulls red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls traffic bulletin Jul 17, 2022

The New York Red Bulls will play New York City FC at the Red Bulls Arena, in New York Derby (aka Hudson River Derby) on Sunday, July 17, 2022, starting at 5 p.m. (ET). The game may sell out as ticket sales are at 20,000 and the buzz about the same is growing.  The Red Bulls Arena holds a...

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Gotham FC v. Houston Dash July 31th Game Honors 50th Anniversary of Title IX harrison nj houston dash pnc stadium houston president richard nixon red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls title ix women rights Jul 17, 2022

The Red Bulls Arena will end a memorable month with record attendance with a game on Sunday, July 31, 2022, between the NJ/NY Gotham FC team and the Houston Dash. This is the first time this year that the two teams will play against each other.  The teams will meet again on August 17, 2022,...

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The Spotted Lanternfly: A Threat to New Jersey agriculture department harrison nj nj department of agriculture spotted lanternfly tree of heaven Jul 15, 2022

West Hudson residents have taken to Facebook to report findings of the Spotted Lanternfly. The State of New Jersey Agricultural Department wants residents to kill the Spotted Lanternfly by stomping it but that is not as easy as it sounds.  The Spotted Lanternfly has learned that the sneaker...

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Harrison Town Meeting Off Special Planning Board Meeting Is On harrison nj parking rca development zone Jul 15, 2022

The Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 19, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. has been canceled. 

There is no indication on the town website why the Mayor & Council Meeting was canceled.  The Mayor & Council last met on July 6, 2022.  There was no Agenda...

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Wittpenn Bridge Closed Sat. & Sun. July 16th thru 17th 2022 harrison nj ironbound newark jersey city nj kearny traffic bulletin witt penn bridge Jul 13, 2022

If you're planning on traveling this weekend from Harrison to Jersey City, be prepared for some detours. The Wittpenn Bridge will be closed from 6 am Saturday, July 16th, 2022 to 11 pm Sunday, July 17th, 2022 for painting and adjustments to the lift span machinery.

You may want to cross the...

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