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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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Peruvian Parade 2022: Asociacion Cajamarguina USA councilman anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison nj peruvian civic association peruvian festival peruvian parade Jul 28, 2022

The Asociacion Cajamarguina USA had a float at the Peruvian Civic Association Peruvian Independence Parade 2022.  Their motto is "Work, Respect, and Love For Our Cultural Identity".

Former Councilman and Harrison Mayoral Candidate Anselmo Millan was their Honored Guest. Millan stated that it...

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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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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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TBT: Over 2K Harrison Residents Petition Governor Murphy to Close Landfill anselmo millan close keegan fmr. councilman anselmo millan governor phil murphy judge jeffrey jablonski keegan landfill mayor & council mayor james fife new jersey appellate court new jersey supreme court May 12, 2022

Yesterday May 11, 2022 marked three years since former Councilman Anselmo Millan and three volunteers, Anthony Rios, Monica Miguens and Nick Azevedo delivered a Petition containing over 2000 signature from Harrison NJ residents to Governor Phil Murphy at his office in Trenton.

The Petition...

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TBT: Senator Bob Menendez at Harrison Fest 2016 anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan grand parade harrison fest senator bob menendez street festival tbt throw back thursday Apr 21, 2022

Throw Back Thursday. It was not the first time that United States Senator Robert "Bob" Menendez attended and marched in the Harrison Fest Grand Parade but you could see from his reaction to being thanked for coming to open up Harrison Fest 2016 with a step off at noon from Harrison Avenue and...

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TBT: Zheng Accepts Millan’s Challenge, Designs Harrison’s 175th Anniversary Seal anselmo millan boston college fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison high school drama club harrison seal ines maturana sendoya jia wen (karen) zheng karen zheng options through education Apr 14, 2022

Throw Back Thursday: In 2015, Lamp post banners went up across the Town of Harrison announcing the town's 175th Anniversary.  The Lamp post banners contained the 175th Anniversary Harrison Town Seal which was designed by Jia Wen (Karen) Zheng, the 2015 Harrison High School...

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TBT: Harrison Fest Grand Parade & Street Festival anselmo millan chinese american club fmr. councilman anselmo millan grand parade harrison fest street festival Apr 07, 2022

Throw Back Thursday.  Today we are featuring the Harrison Fest Grand Parade & Street Festival. The Harrison Fest was founded in 1995.  From its humble beginning as a small gathering of Harrisonians, Harrison Fest has grown into an event that attracts not only Harrison residents but...

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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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Honoring Harrisonian Joseph Cundari anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan frank rodgers holy cross grammar school hudson county community college joseph cundari mahhattan college mayor frank e. rodgers redevelopment seton hall preparatory school soccer town usa tennis courts the courts town engineer world war ii Mar 20, 2022

Photo: Professors and Students from NJIT review map of the Town of Harrison with Town Engineer Joseph Cundari (4th from the Left) along with then Councilman Anselmo Millan (3rd from the Left).

Stories about  Harrison’s longtime Town Engineer abound.  Before computers and CAD...

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Bagpipe Band San Xoan Pipe Band Huge Hit in NYC St. Patrick's Parade anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan galicia spain nyc nyc st. patrick's parade san xon pipe band st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 19, 2022

The San Xoan Pipe Band from Galicia Spain who participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in Harrison NJ impressed all who participated or watched the United Irish parade. 

The San Xoan Pipe Band also marched in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade yesterday Thursday,...

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St. Patrick's Parade: San Xoan Pipe Band from Galicia Spain anselmo millan asturias spain banda de gaitas from llacin bayonne nj fmr. councilman anselmo millan galicia spain nyc parade san xon pipe band st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 14, 2022

A special treat from Galacia Spain, San Xon Pipe Band, marched at the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in Harrison.  Former Harrison 2nd Ward Councilman Anselmo MIllan marched in front of the sixty member pipe band as it made its way up Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. in route to the Kearny Town...

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