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Harrison Zoning Board Meeting Wed. Dec. 20, 2023 Childcare Variance all season childcare learning center childcare harrison nj harrison zoning board o'canecao sports bar zoning variance Dec 18, 2023

The Zoning Board of Adjustment of the Town of Harrison will hold a regular meeting on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at the Harrison Town Hall, located at 318 Harrison Avenue, Harrison in the 2nd Floor Council Chambers. This meeting, in compliance with the New Jersey Sunshine Law, has...

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(Update) Ho-Ho-Holiday Saturday Cheer: Santa's Grand Tour 2023 Thru Harrison community event harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison police harrison police department santa santa claus Dec 16, 2023

The spirit of Christmas is descending upon Harrison, NJ, in the most magical way this Sunday, December 17, 2023. Saturday, December 23 2023 Get ready to deck the halls and jingle all the way, as none other than Santa Claus himself will be gracing our town with his jolly presence. From 1 p.m. to 4...

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Harrison Redevelopment Agency Limiting Public Engagement harrison nj harrison redevelopment agency mayor james fife open public meetings act steelwork apartment building Dec 14, 2023

In a move that raises significant concerns about public engagement and transparency, the Harrison Redevelopment Agency, under the chairmanship of Mayor James Fife, adopted Resolution 12-2023 at its December 11 2023 meeting.  Resolution 12-2023 imposes a five-minute limit on public questions...

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Public Participation Encouraged Tues. Dec. 12th Planning Board Meeting cannabis cannabis law epa harirson cannabis ordinance harrison nj new jersey cannabis law Dec 12, 2023

The Harrison Planning Board is scheduled to hold a meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, at the Harrison Town Hall, 318 Harrison Avenue. The session, starting with a Caucus at 5:45 p.m. in the Mayor’s Conference Room on the third floor and then moving to the Council Chambers on the second...

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Harrison Police Dispatcher Arrested in Child Pornography Case harrison dispatchers harrison nj harrison police department harrison police dispatchers mayor james fife town of harrison Dec 10, 2023

The Town of Harrison, already under scrutiny for outsourcing its dispatch services to Bergen County, is now facing another scandal. James D. Lewis, a public safety dispatcher and trainee for a special law enforcement officer position in Harrison, has been arrested for possessing over 1,000 images...

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Cheer and Community Spirit: East Newark’s Festive Holiday Events 2023 community event east newark east newark fire department east newark police east newark volunteer fire department mayor dina grilo Dec 08, 2023

The holiday spirit is in full swing in the Borough of East Newark, as Mayor Dina M. Grilo and the Borough Council spearhead a series of heartwarming events designed to bring joy and warmth to residents, especially children in need.

A Season of Giving: Holiday Toy Drive

Leading the charge is the...

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Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting: Key Decisions Tues. Dec 5, 2023 agenda epa gregory castano jr. harrison harrison nj mayor & council rca development zone Dec 05, 2023

The Town of Harrison's Mayor and Council are scheduled to convene on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at 6:15 p.m. in a meeting that promises to be significant for the future of the town. Key issues on the agenda include changes to the RCA Redevelopment Zone plan and various legal contracts involving...

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Holiday Happenings: Christmas 2023 Events Near Harrison, NJ centro romeu cascaes centro romeu cascaes portuguese american community center christmas christmas tree lighting harrison harrison holy cross church harrison nj harrison-east newark elks kearny-belleville elks santa claus Dec 01, 2023

As the holiday season approaches, the communities of Harrison, East Newark, and Kearny are bustling with a variety of Christmas events, each bringing its unique charm and festive spirit. From traditional breakfasts with Santa to charitable drives, there’s something for everyone in this...

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Santa Breakfast at Centro Romeu Cascaes Portuguese Community Center community event harrison harrison nj Nov 29, 2023

This holiday season, the Centro Romeu Cascaes Portuguese Community Center, a cornerstone of cultural and educational activities in Harrison, NJ, is adding a sprinkle of festive magic to the community. They are hosting a heartwarming Breakfast with Santa, promising a delightful morning for...

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Harrison's Firehouse Plan Sparks Debate Over Community Needs cobalt apartment building environment environmental justice environmental protection agency epa harrison harrison fife department harrison firefighters harrison nj steelwork apartment building vermella harrison wylie apartment building Nov 27, 2023

The Harison Mayor & Council will be holding a meeting on Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at 6:30 p.m. at the Harrison Town Hall, 318 Harrison Avenue, 3rd Floor to pass a resolution to make an application to the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs for funding through the Resilient...

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HHS Parent Teacher Student Organization Breakfast Sat. Dec. 2, 2023 community event harrison harrison nj Nov 25, 2023

The Parent Teacher Student Organization (PTSO) of Harrison High School has been a vital part of the local community since its inception. Known for bridging the gap between parents, teachers, and students, the organization has a rich history of fostering collaboration and support within the school...

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Happy Thanksgiving Day 2023: Origin of National Holiday abraham lincoln george washington harrison president abraham lincoln thanksgiving day Nov 23, 2023

Your Harrison wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving. The origins of Thanksgiving in the United States trace back to the early 17th century, with the commonly cited first Thanksgiving celebrated in 1621. This event involved the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag Native Americans sharing an autumn...

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