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Mayor Raymond J. McDonough’s Inaugural Address & Legacy harrison nj harrison redevelopment harrison redevelopment agency mayor & council mayor raymond mcdonough peter higgins iii raymond j. mcdonough Aug 15, 2022

In 1994 then Mayor Frank E. Rodgers after 24 consecutive terms of office, 48 years in office as Mayor retired he endorsed then Councilman Raymond J. McDonough as the next Mayor of Harrison. Mayor McDonough would serve from 1994 to February 12, 2014 a total of just under 20 years in office when he...

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The Patricia McGinty-Juhl, Harrison Post Office albio sires congressman albio sires councilman lawrence bennett harrison nj post office lawrence bennett mayor raymond mcdonough patricia mcginty-juhl president barack obama steven juhl May 03, 2022

You may have noticed when walking by the Harrison Post Office that the building is named after Patricia D. McGinty-Juhl.  Who is Patricia McGinty-Juhl? 

Patricia McGinty-Juhl was a resident of Harrison and a graduate of Harrison High School in 1972.  She went on to work for 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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Harrison Redevelopment harrison redevelopment mayor raymond mcdonough peter higgins iii Feb 05, 2022

HGA prepared Harrison's Waterfront Redevelopment Plan for a 250+ acre former industrial waterfront area within the Town. The Plan capitalizes on assets such as its regional accessibility, the presence of the PATH station within the area, the character and history of the area, and its location...

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