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Double Stabbing In Harrison Leaves 1 Dead 1 Under Arrest harrison gardens harrison nj harrison police harrison police department st. michael's medical center Jan 17, 2023

The Harrison Police Department received a call at approximately 1:45 am about an attack in the Harrison Gardens Housing Complex located between Harrison Avenue and Hamilton Street along Schuyler Avenue.  Upon arrival, the Harrison Police officers found two women that were stabbed and a male...

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Harrison Construction Dept. Clerk Arrested For Theft of $62,000 deborah r. thiry harrison construction department harrison gardens harrison nj hudson county prosecutor public corruption Jul 19, 2022

On Friday, July 15, 2022, members of the Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office Public Integrity-Special Investigations Unit arrested Deborah R. Thiry on charges related to theft from the Town of Harrison where she was employed as a clerk in the Department of Construction and Engineering.

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The Gardens: A Model Housing Project Celebrating 81 Years Young affordable housing harrison gardens mayor frederick j. gassert the gardens Jun 16, 2022

In 1941, two Federal housing projects started to provide much-needed housing.  One of the projects was in the Town of Harrison and the other was in the neighboring City of Newark.  The Harrison housing project consisted of 214 apartments.  The Newark housing project was 530...

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