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Mayor & Council Meeting Tues. Sept. 20, 2022 harrison nj harrison town hall james fife mayor & council mayor james fife town of harrison Sep 20, 2022

The Harrison Mayor & Council Meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 starting at 6:30 p.m. via Zoom.

The Agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  • A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF A NON-FAIR AND OPEN CONTRACT TO TOM CALU CONSULTING, LLC
  • A RESOLUTION APPROVING THE TREATMENT WORKS...
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Google Encourages You to Register to Vote So Do We anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan general election harrison mayoral race harrison nj james fife mayor james fife mayoral candidate anselmo millan register to vote voting Sep 16, 2022

The Tuesday, November 8, 2022 General Election is quickly approaching.  If you are registered to Vote, that is great.  You need to do your research and decide who you think is the best candidate and get out to vote on Election Day November 8th. Polls are Open from 6 a.m. to 8 pm.

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Harrison Fest 2017 United Nations Queens Gala (Video) anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan harrison fest harrison fest queens gala harrison high school harrison nj harrison nj mayoral race 2022 james fife mayor mayor & council mayor james fife mayoral race 2022 queens gala Sep 08, 2022

The Harrison Fest 2017 United Nations Queens Gala was one of the many highlights at the annual Harrison Fest.  Mayor James Fife shortly after Harrison Fest 2017 in the Harrison Town Council Chambers thanked then Councilman Anselmo Millan for everything he and his [Harrison Fest] committee...

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Your Guide to Harrison Town Meetings This Week harrison board of adjustment harrison nj harrison planning board harrison zoning board james fife mayor & council mayor james fife Jul 25, 2022

Update: Wednesday 7/27/2022 at 12:30 p.m. Mayor & Council Agenda and Ordinance Dealing with Flood Zone in Harrison has been posted to Agenda page. The Agenda for the Harrison Planning Board meeting has not been posted at this time.

Updated: Wednesday 7/27/2022 at 11 a.m. No Agendas Yet. See...

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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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Portuguese Flag Raising at Town Hall of Harrison centro romeu cascaes delfim sarabando dr. pedro monteiro jose carlos adao maria marieiro mayor james fife portuguese language school harrison Jun 05, 2022

The Portuguese American Community celebrated Portugal Day on the Weekend of June 4th & June 5th. The Portuguese Flag raising was held on Sunday in front of the Town Hall of Harrison. The children from the Centro Romeu Cascaes Portuguese American Community Center (Centro Romeu Cascaes)...

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Tuesday Night: Ask The Mayor agenda mayor mayor & council mayor james fife public session town meeting zoom May 14, 2022

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, it is Ask The Mayor Night starting at 6:30 pm on Zoom. Anyone who has a question about lack of Green Spaces, Hours of & Locked Playgrounds, Red Bulls game traffic and lack of access to apartment buildings, Town of Harrison Water Quality, PSE&G Gas Line...

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TBT: Over 2K Harrison Residents Petition Governor Murphy to Close Landfill anselmo millan close keegan fmr. councilman anselmo millan governor phil murphy judge jeffrey jablonski keegan landfill mayor & council mayor james fife new jersey appellate court new jersey supreme court May 12, 2022

Yesterday May 11, 2022 marked three years since former Councilman Anselmo Millan and three volunteers, Anthony Rios, Monica Miguens and Nick Azevedo delivered a Petition containing over 2000 signature from Harrison NJ residents to Governor Phil Murphy at his office in Trenton.

The Petition...

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Harrison Police Hires New Officers But Is it Enough green spaces harrison police harrison police department issues james fife mayor james fife parks Apr 19, 2022

In the “good old days”, the Town of Harrison was known for its very well-staffed Police Department.  Harrison’s reputation was that the Town was very safe.  While other neighboring towns had high crime statistics, Harrison’s crime statistics were low. 

The...

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Councilman Bennett Mayoral Run Prediction Falters anselmo millan mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough raymond mcdonough us district court new jersey Apr 18, 2022

Kevin Canessa of The Observer newspaper in an Editorial entitled “EDITORIAL — Predictions for 2022 — who will be the biggest winners and losers?” stated among other predictions that “Jim Fife deliberates and decides not to seek another term as Harrison’s...

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The Mayors of Harrison NJ frank rodgers harrison town hall mayor & council mayor frank e. rodgers mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough mayors of harrison Apr 01, 2022

In 1904, the then Governor of New Jersey, Governor Franklin Murphy signed into law legislation entitled “An Act to Provide for the Election of Mayors in Incorporated Towns and to Regulate Their Duties”.  Under the new law, Joseph P. Riordan ran in Harrison’s Democratic...

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