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Ask Mayor Fife Question At Wed. Nov. 30th HRA Meeting at 1 pm chairman harrison development agency environment environmental protection agency epa harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone james fife mayor james fife soha Nov 29, 2022

A Harrison Redevelopment Agency (HRA) meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 at 1 p.m. There is no Agenda published as of Tuesday, November 29, 2022 at Noon time.(Update: the Agenda for the meeting was published in the afternoon and is available here.  The meeting will be held...

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EPA Toxic Sludge Plan Worse Than Expected And It Was Already Bad agent orange anselmo millan bridge street bridge harrison nj cobalt apartment building election election 2022 environment environmental epa fmr. councilman anselmo millan general election james fife mayor james fife mayoral candidate anselmo millan new jersey environmental protection agency pseg steelwork apartment building vermella harrison Nov 04, 2022

At the August 29, 2022, Harrison Redevelopment Agency (HRA) meeting, Mayor James Fife stated when referring to the former PSE&G Gas Works, “Of course, you have the biggest piece Public Service,  the EPA is holding that up.  We were going to do some planning over there but the...

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While Mayor Fife Takes No Position Millan Fights to Stop EPA Dumping agent orange doctor doran environment epa green spaces harrison nj james doran james fife mayor & council park toxic chemical Oct 19, 2022

The Harrison Mayor & Council meeting from Tuesday, October 18, 2022, was canceled along with the Monday, October 24, 2022 meeting of the Harrison Redevelopment Agency (HRA). Mayor James Fife chairs both of these meetings as the Mayor of Harrison and as Chairman of the HRA. 

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Portal Bridge Deserves Our Respect Not Scorn environment green harrison nj harrison path station north portal bridge path station path train recycling Aug 28, 2022

The Portal Bridge is an important part of the Amtrak and New Jersey Transit rail system, and it deserves our respect. On August 1, 2022, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Portal Bridge, called appropriately the North Portal Bridge because it will be located north of the current...

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Within 30 Minutes Harrison Mayor & Council Pass 15 Agenda Items cellular towers corrective action plan environment flooding harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency mayor & council ordinances play to pay law resolutions Aug 17, 2022

At the Mayor & Council meeting held on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, the Mayor & Council voted on and passed 15 resolutions in less than 30 minutes. Town of Harrison meetings are not know for taking too much time but this meeting had quite a number of important Ordinances and Resolutions so...

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Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting Tues. Aug. 16, 2022 corrective action plan environment flooding harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency mayor & council play to pay law town auditor town meeting Aug 13, 2022

The Harrison Redevelopment Meeting scheduled for Monday, August 15, 2022, was adjourned to the following Monday, August 22, 2022.  The reason for the adjournment was not stated.

The Mayor & Council meeting will be held as scheduled on Tuesday, August 16, 2022, starting at 6:30 pm. via...

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The Murals Of Harrison Ave. and Route 280 Eastbound Ramp anselmo millan beautification commitee councilman anselmo millan environment environmental fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison nj murals nj transit train welcome sign Aug 05, 2022

It's Throw Back Thursday. We have a special treat for you.  Do you recall when then-Councilman Anselmo Millan gathered a group of volunteers to clean up the area on Harrison Avenue near the Eastbound Route 280 Entrance Ramp is located and the NJ Transit Boonton Line goes overhead? ...

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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: Harrison High Environmental Club anselmo millan beautification commitee environment environmental club fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison fest mural murals route 280 Mar 31, 2022

Throw Back Thursday.  This week we are featuring the Harrison High School Environmental Club and Arts Club with the assistance of then Harrison’s 2nd Ward Councilman Anselmo Millan cleaned up the entrance to and exit of Route 280 by Harrison Avenue. But the clean-up was not just...

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