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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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Mayor & Council Meeting Tues. Mar. 26, 2024: Are You Attending? budget chief henry richard environment harrison firefighters harrison nj lupus lupus awareness mayor & council ravo street sweeper shared services street cleaning Mar 23, 2024

The Mayor & Council of the Town of Harrison are set to convene for their regular meeting on Tuesday, March 26, 2024, beginning at 6:15 p.m. This session is slated to take place in the Conference Room on the Third Floor of the Harrison Town Hall, located at 318 Harrison Avenue. Notably, 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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Harrison Mayor and Council Meeting Tues. Mar. 5, 2024 6:15 p.m. agriculture department environmental protection agency epa harrison fire department harrison nj harrison police department mayor & council red bull arena toxic sludge Mar 04, 2024

The Town of Harrison is set to host its Mayor and Council meeting on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, starting at 6:15 p.m. at the Harrison Town Hall, located at 318 Harrison Avenue, Harrison, NJ. This session is anticipated to address a variety of resolutions, ordinances, and community concerns.

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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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