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Local Independence Day July 4th Fireworks 4th of july celebration anselmo millan belleville nj councilman anselmo millan fireworks fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison fest harrison nj jersey city nj kearny nj union city nj Jun 30, 2022

The Town of Harrison does not currently have an Independence Day Fireworks Celebration but other surrounding communities have 4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks. We are providing information on each below.

This is not a complete list of 4th of July Celebrations and Fireworks but these are...

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Traffic Advisory Issued for NY Red Bulls vs. Atlanta United FC Thurs. June 30th Game arthur blank atlanta unied fc harrison nj harrison police harrison police department mercedes benz stadium new york red bulls red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls the home depot traffic bulletin Jun 29, 2022

The New York Red Bulls will take on the Atlanta United FC in an eagerly anticipated game at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison Nj on Thursday June 30, 2022. A traffic advisory has been issued by the Harrison Police Department making residents aware of increased traffic in Harrison as a result of the...

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Saturday July 2, 2022 at 7 pm: Red Bulls Arena Woman’s Soccer Game chicago red stars gotham fc harrison nj portugal day new york red bulls nj/ny gotham fc red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls red bulls stadium streetgeek stadium Jun 28, 2022

On Saturday, July 2, 2022, the NJ/NY Gotham FC team will be taking on the Chicago Red Stars soccer team at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison NJ.  The game has a 7 pm start so the impact on traffic should be manageable.

The Chicago Red Stars soccer team has founded in 2009 and played in the...

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Harrison Fire Department Provides Mutual Aid In Kearny Fire harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj kearny fire department kearny nj red cross st. stephens roman catholic church Jun 27, 2022

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, the Harrison Fire Department provided the Kearny Fire Department with Mutual Aid in a 5 alarm fire in the neighboring Town of Kearny.  The Harrison Fire Department was joined by the Jersey City Fire Department, North Arlington Fire Department, Belleville Fire...

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Harrison The Beehive Of Industry, Labor Unions & Pennsylvania Railroad charles f. guyon crucible drive crucible steel guyon drive harrison harrison nj harrison path station manhattan transfer manhattan transfer station path station path train pennsylvania railroad port authority of new york/new jersey Jun 26, 2022

Harrison’s Industrial past is something recognized with luxury apartment buildings named Steel Works and street names like Crucible Drive and Guyon Drive.  The latter names of companies who occupied the land that now is home to luxury apartment buildings.  With all the supply...

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Two Women Lead Harrison High School Class of 2022 harirson high school graduation harrison board of education harrison high school harrison nj james doran james fife karianne arias keisha salas matthew weber maureen kroog mayor james fife principal matthew weber sara valentin superintendent maureen kroog superintendent of schools Jun 25, 2022

The Harrison High School Class of 2022 graduated on Friday, June 24, 2022, at a ceremony held for the most part outside on the Harrison High School sports field.  The Valedictorian Sara Elizabeth Valentin and Salutatorian Keisha Salas addressed the graduates, parents, teachers, Board of...

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How Frank E. Rodgers Became The Mayor of Harrison frank rodgers harrison nj mayor frank e. rodgers Jun 24, 2022

Frank E. Rodgers got the longest continuous streets in Harrison named after him.  Frank E. Rodgers Blvd runs north to south the entire length of the Town of Harrison.  Most new residents know very little about Frank E. Rodgers except he got a street named after him. Some think he is a...

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Noon Time Start Red Bull Arena Rugby Match Sat. June 25, 2022 harrison nj harrison police harrison police department ireland v usa rugby lond irish major league rugby major league rugby championship final red bull arena red bull traffic rugby new york saracens seattle seawolves winston churchill Jun 22, 2022

It is not the first time a Rugby game will play at the Red Bulls Arena in Harrison, New Jersey but the game’s Saturday noon start time is not something local residents are going to be enthusiastic about.  Residents in the southern part of town, SOHA, where the Red Bulls Arena is...

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Project: Harrison Restaurants and Grocery Stores harrison grocery stores harrison nj harrison restaurants shop local Jun 21, 2022

YourHarrison would like to list every business in Harrison NJ on our website. We have started with Restaurants and Grocery Stores in the Town of Harrison. 

We have created a Restaurant page and a Grocery Store page which contains the name, address, phone number, and link to an online menu...

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Juneteenth: A National Holiday 13th amendment abraham lincoln emancipation procolmation juneteenth president abraham lincoln thirteeth amendment to constitution Jun 20, 2022

 On June 19th, 1865, Union soldiers landed at Galveston, Texas with the news that the Civil War had ended and that all slaves were now free. This was two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation which had become official on January 1st, 1863.

The day was...

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A Short History of Father’s Day father's day national holiday Jun 19, 2022

Father's Day is a special day to celebrate fathers and father figures. It is celebrated in the United States of America on the third Sunday in June. Your Harrison wishes all fathers a Happy Father’s Day.

 

The Origins of Father’s Day

Father's Day was created by Sonora Smart Dodd...

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NYBC Blood Drive in Harrison June 30th 2022 blood donation harrison nj howard p. milstein new york blood center pablo rubeinstein md Jun 18, 2022

The New York Blood Center (NYBC) will be holding a blood drive in Harrison NJ on June 30, 2022, from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Harrison Community Center. The Harrison Community Center is located on the corner of South Frank E. Rodgers Blvd and Warren Street (401 Warren Street) in Harrison NJ.

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