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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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Earth Day Month: Harrison Must Have Environmental Justice anselmo millan crucible drive crucible steel environment environmental justice epa harrison nj james fife mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough otis elevator pse&g radio corporation of america rca Apr 30, 2024

The month of April celebrated as Earth Day Month, is a time to reflect on sustainability and environmental justice—a crucial aspect for towns like Harrison, New Jersey, with a complex history of environmental challenges and transformation.

Historical Challenges

Over 26 years ago, the...

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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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Harrison Redevelopment Agency Reconvenes After Series of Cancellations harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone hra james fife mayor james fife mcmanimon scotland baumann Apr 19, 2024

After a string of four cancellations, the Harrison Redevelopment Agency (HRA) is scheduled to meet on Monday, April 22, 2024, at 1:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Third Floor Mayor’s Conference Room at the Harrison Town Hall, located at 318 Harrison Avenue, Harrison NJ.

This...

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New York Red Bull Management Receive Key to Harrison At Council Meeting harrison nj james fife julian deguzman mayor & council mayor james fife new york red bulls ny red bulls red bull arena red bulls soccer sandro schwarz Mar 06, 2024

In a ceremonial gesture of appreciation and acknowledgment, the New York Red Bulls were presented with the Key to the Town of Harrison during a town council meeting on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. This honor was conferred "In Recognition of Dedication to the Town of Harrison and Community," a notable...

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Uncertain Future For Developers Across From Proposed EPA Sludge Plant department of environmental protection environmental justice environmental protection agency epa harrison nj james fife mayor & council mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough pse&g toxic sludge Feb 28, 2024

The Town of Harrison Planning Board is gearing up to review a significant development case, #2401, by Block A Partners Urban Renewal I, LLC, during its upcoming meeting on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at 6 p.m. at Harrison Town Hall. The proposal, which encompasses a major site plan and...

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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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Harrison Hails a New Era: Grand Opening of the PATH NYC/JC Entrance alice yeh chris christie environment environmental protection agency epa harrison nj harrison path station james fife mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough port authority of new york/new jersey raymond j. mcdonough Feb 21, 2024

The Town of Harrison is poised to celebrate a milestone in its storied transit history with the grand opening of the new entrance to the Harrison PATH Station on Wednesday, February 21, 2024, at 3 p.m. The modern gateway, located at the 900 Block on the South Frank E. Rodgers Boulevard corner...

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Harrrison Redevelopment Agency Meets to Make Public Street A Private Road harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone james fife mayor james fife new jersey environmental protection agency njdep private road Feb 11, 2024

The Harrison Redevelopment Agency is scheduled to convene on Monday, February 12, 2024, at 1 p.m., at the Harrison Town Hall located at 318 Harrison Avenue. This meeting, open to the public, will address several key issues pertinent to the town's ongoing redevelopment initiatives. The meeting...

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Green Origins Solution Cannabis Store Approved To Switch Locations cannabis cannabis law carol jean doyle harrison 701 rodgers mini mall harrison nj james fife kearny mayor carol jean doyle mayor james fife melanie ryan Feb 08, 2024

The Harrison Planning Board's decision to approve a cannabis store at the 701 North Frank E. Rodgers Blvd Mini Mall, facilitating a change of location from its originally approved location on the other side of the Town of Harrison on South Frank E. Rodgers Blvd, has sparked controversy and...

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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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