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All of West Hudson Was Harrison in the 1840s arlington section east newark memorial day tribute general n n halsted harrison nj kearny nj town of harrison Jul 09, 2022

The one square mile Town of Harrison at one time was much larger.  In the 1840s, the Town of Harrison consisted of what we now call West Hudson, namely Harrison, East Newark, and Kearny.  The reason Harrison became much smaller than its original footprint was politics. 

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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

Looking for the 2023 4th of July Celebrations & Fireworks Close to Harrison click on highlighted link. The article below is from 2022.

The Town of Harrison does not currently have an Independence Day Fireworks Celebration but other surrounding communities have 4th of July Celebrations and...

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Harrison Fire Department Provides Mutual Aid In Kearny Fire harrison fire department harrison firefighters harrison nj kearny fire department kearny nj red cross st. stephens roman catholic church Jun 27, 2022

On Sunday, June 26, 2022, the Harrison Fire Department provided the Kearny Fire Department with Mutual Aid in a 5 alarm fire in the neighboring Town of Kearny.  The Harrison Fire Department was joined by the Jersey City Fire Department, North Arlington Fire Department, Belleville Fire...

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Twelve Blocks, Neighborhood Stories of the 60s east newark harrison history harrison nj kearny nj warner theatre Mar 28, 2022

There are history books written about the Town of Harrison and its contributions to the United States both in scientific innovation and production of goods both in peace and World War I and II.  There is however a book based upon the adventures of some kids who used East Newark, Harrison,...

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United Irish St. Patrick’s Parade Steps Off Early March 13th harrison nj harrison police holy cross church kearny nj red bulls soccer st. patrick day parade united irish Feb 20, 2022

A West Hudson tradition, the United Irish St. Patrick’s Day Parade, has been on hold for two years due to the Covid pandemic. The United Irish Association has decided that with a downward trend in the Covid transmission rate it is safe enough to hold the St. Patrick’s Day Parade this...

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