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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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HPD Issues Public Bulletin On Red Bulls Game cf montreal soccer crucible drive frank rodgers guyon drive no parking parking peter higgins iii red bull arena red bull traffic red bulls soccer Apr 05, 2022

The Harrison Police Department (HPD) issued a bulletin on Saturday’s Red Bull Soccer Game to be held at the Red Bull’s Arena in Harrison NJ.  The New York Red Bulls is scheduled to play the Club de Foot Montreal on Saturday, April 9, 2022, starting at 4 p.m.

The Harrison Police...

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The Mayors of Harrison NJ frank rodgers harrison town hall mayor & council mayor frank e. rodgers mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough mayors of harrison Apr 01, 2022

In 1904, the then Governor of New Jersey, Governor Franklin Murphy signed into law legislation entitled “An Act to Provide for the Election of Mayors in Incorporated Towns and to Regulate Their Duties”.  Under the new law, Joseph P. Riordan ran in Harrison’s Democratic...

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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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Frank E. Rodgers Longest Sitting Mayor in USA frank rodgers harrison nj mayor frank e. rodgers Feb 11, 2022

Francis E. Rodgers (November 15, 1909 – February 8, 2000) was an American Democratic Party politician who was among the longest-serving Mayors in U.S. history, first elected in 1946 as Mayor of Harrison, New Jersey. He served in the position for 48 years from 1946 to 1995, having been...

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