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Friday Special Noon Mayor&Council Meeting Cancels Tues. 6/4/24 Meeting epa green acres green space green spaces harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone mayor & council mayor james fife toxic chemical toxic sludge Jun 04, 2024

With only a day's notice, the Harrison Mayor & Council's special meeting on Friday, May 31, 2024, at Noon, sparked concerns among residents over the transparency of its decision-making processes. During the meeting, held in the 3rd Floor Mayor's Conference Room, two resolutions were passed...

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Harrison Memorial Day 2024: So Nobody Forgets Reading Of Names athen rivera dave doyle harrison fire harrison fire department harrison memorial day tribute harrison nj harrison police harrison police department harrison post no 282 american legion james fife james woods lt. dave doyle mayor & council mayor james fife sergeant william sawelson vfw post 340 May 24, 2024

On Thursday, May 23, 2024, the Town of Harrison gathered in solemn remembrance for the annual Memorial Day Tribute in the center of town at the Veterans Plaza in Library Park. The event, sponsored by Harrison Post No. 282 American Legion and the Sgt. William Sawelson VFW Post 340, brought...

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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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Harrison's Kingsland Avenue Closure: A Test of Community Resilience harrison nj kingsland avenue mayor & council montana construction passaic valley sewerage commission pvsc traffic traffic bulletin Apr 25, 2024

Harrison's Mayor and Council approved a periodic closure of Kingsland Avenue, effective January 1, 2024. The Mayor & Council have now approved a Total Closure of Kingsland Avenue to vehicle traffic including no parking on the street and driveways effective Monday, April 29, 2024. This...

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Harrison Holds Special Mayor & Council Meeting Amidst Resident Concern cobalt apartment building harrison nj mayor & council steelwork apartment building the wyldes harrison vermella harrison Apr 20, 2024

The Town of Harrison Mayor & Council has scheduled a Special Meeting for Tuesday, April 23, 2024, at 6:15 p.m., after cancelling its Regular meeting last Tuesday, April 16, 2024.  The meeting is set to take place in the Mayor’s Conference Room on the third floor of the Harrison...

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Harrison Residents Air Concerns at Community Policing Meeting community policing harrison nj harrison police department mayor & council new york red bulls ny red bulls red bull arena Apr 17, 2024

In a recent community policing meeting organized by the Harrison Police Department and held in the Cobalt Building, residents from Steelworks, Vermella Harrison, The Wyldies, and Cobalt Building voiced concerns over various community issues, particularly during Red Bull Arena events. The meeting,...

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Tensions Simmer in Harrison Over Red Bull Arena & Toxic Sludge Plant cobalt apartment building environment environmental protection agency epa harrison nj harrison police harrison police department mayor & council red bull traffic red bulls traffic steelwork apartment building the wyldes harrison toxic sludge traffic vermella harrison wylie apartment building Apr 15, 2024

Amidst the backdrop of modern apartment buildings in what is now a burgeoning residential community, Harrison, NJ residents are grappling with significant urban development issues. These concerns are currently focused on the ongoing traffic disruptions and being locked out of their neighborhood...

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Tapping the Future: Harrison PATH Station Enhances Commuter Experience chris christie environment environmental protection agency epa harrison nj harrison path harrison path station harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone mayor & council mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough raymond j. mcdonough raymond mcdonough Apr 12, 2024

As part of a broader initiative to modernize transit access across the New York and New Jersey area, The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey has introduced the Total Access PATH Payment (TAPP) system, now operational at select turnstiles in all PATH terminal stations including the...

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Harrison Redevelopment Agency Fourth Cancellation Raises Questions environmental environmental justice environmental protection agency epa harrison nj harrison redevelopment agency harrison redevelopment zone mayor & council mayor james fife Apr 08, 2024

The Harrison Redevelopment Agency has canceled its meeting scheduled for Monday, April 8, 2024. This marks the fourth consecutive cancellation. The last time the agency convened was over two months ago, on February 12, 2024, raising concerns that the agency meetings are being canceled to shield...

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Strategic Shift in EPA Harrison Sludge Plant Location Sparks Debate environmental protection agency epa harrison nj mayor & council mayor james fife toxic sludge Apr 01, 2024

In a recent press conference at Harrison Town Hall, Mayor James Fife announced a significant change in plans for the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed Toxic Sludge Dewatering Plant. Initially slated for the PSE&G property on South Frank E. Rodgers Blvd, the facility is now set...

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Exploring the 2024 Harrison Town Budget: 10 Take Aways From The Budget abbott district chief financial officer harrison chief financial officer harrison nj harrison town budget mayor & council mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough municipal budget raymond j. mcdonough Mar 27, 2024

The Town of Harrison's Chief Financial Officer introduced the Town of Harrison’s 2024 Municipal Budget at the Mayor & Council meeting held on Tuesday, March 26, 2024.  A hearing on the Budget will be held at the Mayor & Council meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Here are some...

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Unity & Tradition: Kearny Crew Teams at St. Patrick's Day Parade harrison nj kearny crew mayor & council st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 25, 2024

On a vibrant but cold Sunday morning on March 10, 2024, the streets of West Hudson buzzed with the spirit of St. Patrick's Day, as the community came together to celebrate Irish heritage. Amid the emerald sea of parade-goers, a distinct group stood out for their athletic poise and team spirit:...

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