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Mayoral Candidate Millan Holding Meet & Greet Barbecue Sun. Sept. 25th anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan general election harrison fest harrison fest grand parade harrison nj november election spanish pavillion spanish pavillion harrison spranish pavilion el patio tailgate barbecue Sep 21, 2022

In the November 8th General Election, the residents of the Town of Harrison will have a choice of who they want to be the next Mayor of Harrison.  Incumbent Mayor James Fife has an opponent, former Councilman Anselmo Millan.  Millan is holding a Meet & Greet Tailgate Barbecue at the...

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Harrison Fest 2017 United Nations Queens Gala (Video) anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan harrison fest harrison fest queens gala harrison high school harrison nj harrison nj mayoral race 2022 james fife mayor mayor & council mayor james fife mayoral race 2022 queens gala Sep 08, 2022

The Harrison Fest 2017 United Nations Queens Gala was one of the many highlights at the annual Harrison Fest.  Mayor James Fife shortly after Harrison Fest 2017 in the Harrison Town Council Chambers thanked then Councilman Anselmo Millan for everything he and his [Harrison Fest] committee...

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Harrison Fest’s Back to School Backpack Event anselmo millan back to school backpack giveaway harrison fest harrison fest holiday party harrison fest turkey meal drive harrison nj joe silva the repair square Sep 04, 2022

The Harrison Fest Committee Inc. held a Back to School school supply Backpack event on Saturday, September 3, 2022, in the long driveway of Harrison Fest’s President Anselmo Millan on Warren Street.  The children who came got a backpack and a selection of school supplies to fill their...

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Joseph Supor Jr.'s Antique Fire Engine, Love of Parades & Harrison Fest grand parade harrison fest harrison fest grand parade harrison nj joseph supor joseph supor jr. Aug 25, 2022

Your Harrison has done several stories on Joseph Supor, Jr. and the company that he founded Joseph Supor & Sons.  Joseph Supor Jr. loved his Harrison community and sponsored throughout his life community events including Halloween Parades and of course Harrison Fest.

The cover photo is...

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TBT: Harrison Fest 2015 Opening Day Mass bishop manuel cruz harrison fest harrison holy cross church harrison nj holy cross church holy cross church harrison knights of columbus monsignor john gilchrist monsignor manuel cruz Aug 11, 2022

Throwback  Thursday is upon us and this week's throwback is to the Harrison Fest 2015 Opening Day Mass at Holy Cross Church in Harrison NJ.  The Mass is designed to bring the community together in the center of the Town to bless the community. 

At the 2015 Harrison Fest mass, ...

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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: 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: 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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