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Peruvian Civic Association Parade 2022 Sun. July 24th cultural event harrison nj parade peruvian festival peruvian independence day Jul 12, 2022

On Sunday, July 24, 2022, the Peruvian Civic Association of New Jersey (PCANJ) will celebrate Peruvian Independence with a parade and festival.  The parade will start in Harrison NJ in front of Town Hall and make its way up North Frank E. Rodgers Blvd and Kearny Avenue with its final...

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NYC Releases PSA for Residents In Case Of Nuclear Attack harrison nj nuclear psa nyc psa nuclear town of harrison Jul 12, 2022

The New York City Emergency Management Department released a public service announcement (PSA) that provides advice in the event of a nuclear attack.

Click on the video below to see the entire PSA.  The PSA states the three actions persons should take in case of a nuclear attack.

The first...

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Harrison’s Joia Makes NJ.com 15 LGBTQ-Owned Restaurants To Check Out harrison nj harrison restaurants joia restaurant lgbtq nj.com restaurants Jul 10, 2022

The Joia Restaurant in Harrison has made the list of the 15 LGBTQ-owned N.J. restaurants, bars, and businesses you need to check out on NJ.com

Joia provides an authentic Portuguese dining experience.  The restaurant has a tapas menu, a signature cocktail list, and an assortment of Portuguese...

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All of West Hudson Was Harrison in the 1840s arlington section east newark memorial day tribute general n n halsted harrison nj kearny nj town of harrison Jul 09, 2022

The one square mile Town of Harrison at one time was much larger.  In the 1840s, the Town of Harrison consisted of what we now call West Hudson, namely Harrison, East Newark, and Kearny.  The reason Harrison became much smaller than its original footprint was politics. 

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Davis Avenue Fire Displaces 3 Families davis avenue fire harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj kearny fire department kearny fire fighters muutal aid Jul 09, 2022

The Harrison Fire Department battled a house fire on the 400 block of Davis Avenue in Harrison on Thursday, July 7, 2022 in the early afternoon.

Three families were displaced from their homes due to the fire. When the Harrison Fire Department firefighters Battalion 3 arrived at the scene they...

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NY Derby: New York Red Bulls v. New York FC Sun. July 17th 5 pm harrison nj hudson river derby new york city fc new york city fc soccer club new york derby new york red bulls red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls Jul 08, 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 first Ten Thousand fans get a Derby Soccer Game Scarf.

The New York City FC is based out of, of course, New York City, a...

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Harrison Fire Department A Long Way From Newark Takeover anselmo millan captain eric s. hausmann captain james k. patterson captain keven t. degaetano captain michael j. granato chief henry richard city of newark councilman anselmo millan harold stahl harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj hfd chief henry richard newark nj rahway fire department soha tom dolaghan Jul 07, 2022

In 2011, Fire Chief Tom Dolaghan retired from the Harrison Fire Department. Mayor Raymond J. McDonough recruited Harrison resident Harold Stahl to be an interim part-time Fire Director.  Harold Stahl continues to this day as a part-time Fire Director and has added another responsibility...

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Wednesday Night: Ask the Mayor July 6, 2022 environmental harrison nj mayor & council nj american legion ordinance public sessions public session town meeting william j. sweeney Jul 06, 2022

On Wednesday, July 6, 2022, it is Ask The Mayor Night starting at 6:30 pm on Zoom. Anyone who has a question for the Mayor & Council can log into Zoom on their smartphone or computer and participate during the Public Hearing on Ordinances and/or the Public Session with comments and/or General...

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Harrison 4th of July 2017 Celebration Family Fun at Library Park 4th of july declaration of indepedence harrison nj independence day Jul 04, 2022

On June 30th we published an article Local Independence Day July 4th Fireworks which provided a listing of four neighboring towns that have 4th of July Fireworks.

In our article we noted that former Councilman Anselmo Millan had organized and had got fireworks as part of the multicultural ...

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The Declaration of Independence declaration of indepedence harrison nj the declaration of independence Jul 03, 2022

Below is the full version of The Declaration of Independence:

The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the...

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This 4th of July Take a Moment to Reflect 4th of july declaration of indepedence fourth of july great britain harrison nj independence day the declaration of independence thomas jefferson Jul 03, 2022

This 4th of July, take a moment to reflect on the document that declared America’s independence from Great Britain – the Declaration of Independence. Written by Thomas Jefferson and adopted on July 4, 1776, this document has become one of the most important pieces of American history....

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Barcelona FC v. Red Bulls FC Predicted to Sell Out fc barcelona harrison nj new york red bulls red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls Jul 01, 2022

On Saturday, July 30, 2022, at 7 p.m. FC Barcelona takes on the New York Red Bulls at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison NJ.  Or should we say the New York Red Bulls take on the FC Barcelona team? The game has Sold Out or is very close to selling out.  It’s a good bet that all 25,000...

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