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Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting Tues. May 21, 2024: Bring Your Ideas harrison nj harrison parking garage james doran james fife mayor & council mayor james fife May 20, 2024

The Mayor and Council of the Town of Harrison are scheduled to hold a meeting on Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 6:30 p.m., preceded by a caucus at 6:15 p.m. Both are open to the Public. The meeting will take place in the Mayor's Conference Room located on the 3rd Floor of the Harrison Town Hall at 318...

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HRA Meets Mon. May 13, 2024 To Approve BRG Harrison Lofts Site Plan brg harrison lofts urban development environmental protection agency epa harrison nj harrison parking harrison parking garage harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone james doran james fife mayor james fife the two james May 11, 2024

The Harrison Redevelopment Agency is scheduled to meet on Monday, May 13, 2024, at 1 p.m. in the afternoon.  On the Agenda is a Resolution to Approve BRG Harrison Lofts revised Site Plan that eliminates underground parking among other changes.  The developers of BRG Harrison Lofts have...

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Fifth Anniversary of Historic Keegan Landfill Protest March anselmo millan close keegan councilman anselmo millan cristina montague dep dolce vita environment environmental club environmental justice environmental protection agency epa fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison nj hydrogen sulfide james doran james fife keegan landfill mayor alberto santos methane gas njdep Apr 27, 2024

Saturday, April 27, 2024, marked the fifth anniversary of the pivotal Keegan Landfill protest, a bold stand against environmental injustice. The march, which began at the Kearny Department of Public Works on Bergen St. in Kearny and ended at the now-closed NJSEA Keegan Landfill down the street,...

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Tammy Murphy NO to Gas Plant EPA YES to Toxic Sludge in Harrison andy kim anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan department of environmental protection epa harrison nj harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone james doran james fife mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough passaic river passaic valley sewerage commission pvsc raymond j. mcdonough raymond mcdonough tammy murphy Feb 26, 2024

In a recent turn of events, attention has been drawn to New Jersey’s Environmental Justice Law by US Senate Candidate Tammy Murphy, notably the spouse of New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, who is seeking to replace embattled US Senator Robert Menendez. Tammy Murphy has publicly voiced her...

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Wyldes Luxury Apt. Complex in Harrison Offers Array of Indoor Amenities agent orange anselmo millan cobalt apartment building environmental protection agency epa harrison nj james doran james fife mayor james fife passaic river steelwork apartment building the wyldes harrison toxic chemical toxic sludge urby harrison nj vermella harrison Feb 02, 2024

Advance Realty Investors has recently revealed an impressive array of indoor amenities at The Wyldes, the newest luxury apartment complex in Harrison’s Redevelopment Zone. The development, designed by MHS Architecture, encompasses 399 upscale studio, one-bedroom, and two-bedroom apartments,...

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Special Black Friday 11/25 Mayor & Council Meeting at 1 p.m. harrison nj harrison town clerk james doran james fife mayor & council paul zarbetski town clerk Nov 24, 2022

The Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting will be held for the first time in the history of Harrison on Black Friday, November 25, 2022, starting at 1 p.m. via Zoom.

There is only one item on the Agenda, an Ordinance that will repeal the current Ordinance governing the Harrison Town Clerk and...

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Tues. Nov. 15, 2022 Mayor & Council Meeting Cancelled anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison mayor harrison mayoral race harrison nj harrison nj mayoral race 2022 harrison planning board harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone harrison zoning board james doran james fife mayor & council mayoral candidate anselmo millan Nov 13, 2022

The last meeting of the Mayor & Council of Harrison was on October 4, 2022.  The business portion of the meeting was 14 minutes and the public comment period was 27 minutes. Topics covered during the public session were the following:

  • Closure of the Jackson Street Bridge for 11 hours...
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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. 

A...

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Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting Tues. Oct. 4, 2022 harrison nj harrison planning board harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison zoning board james doran marijuana mayor mayor & council paul zarbetski zoning board of adjustment Sep 26, 2022

The Harrison Redevelopment Agency (HRA) Meeting scheduled for Monday, September 26, 2022, was canceled.  Last week the Wednesday, September 21, 2022 meeting of the Zoning Board of Adjustment was canceled as well.  

The next scheduled meeting of HRA, is on Wednesday, October 12,...

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Two Women Lead Harrison High School Class of 2022 harirson high school graduation harrison board of education harrison high school harrison nj james doran james fife karianne arias keisha salas matthew weber maureen kroog mayor james fife principal matthew weber sara valentin superintendent maureen kroog superintendent of schools Jun 25, 2022

The Harrison High School Class of 2022 graduated on Friday, June 24, 2022, at a ceremony held for the most part outside on the Harrison High School sports field.  The Valedictorian Sara Elizabeth Valentin and Salutatorian Keisha Salas addressed the graduates, parents, teachers, Board of...

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Primary Election Results in Harrison NJ councilman delfim sarabando delfim sarabando election election day ellen mendoza harrison election harrison nj james doran james fife jesus huaranga lawrence bennett mayor & council mayor james fife primary election 2022 rob menendez robert menendez senator robert menendez Jun 09, 2022

Harrison’s 2022 Mayoral Primary Election resulted in a lighter voter turnout than the 2018 Mayoral Primary Election.  The difference between this year’s Mayoral Primary Election and the one from four years ago (2018) was Mayor James Fife had no opposition in this year’s...

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