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Happy Labor Day 2022 Harrison barbecues harrison fest grand parade harrison nj harrison nj portugal day harrison portugal day labor day portugal day st. patrick day parade union labor united irish association Sep 05, 2022

Labor Day is a holiday that is celebrated in the United States every year on the first Monday in September. It was created to celebrate the achievements of America's workers. Labor Day was first celebrated in 1882 in New York City.  The day was organized by Peter J. McGuire, co-founder of...

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Diversity On Display: St. Patrick, Peruvian Parade & Harrison Fest anselmo millan councilman anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan harrison fest harrison town hall kearny nj kearny town hall observer newspaper peruvian civic association peruvian festival peruvian independence day st. patrick st. patrick day parade the observer newspaper united irish united irish association Jul 23, 2022

The Covid 19 pandemic shut down a lot of public gatherings in 2020 including the 2020 United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade. Earlier this year (2022) the United Irish Association decided to hold their St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2022 in West Hudson after a two year hiatus.  The parade and...

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St. Patricks' Parade: Firefighters east newark fire department firefigher vincent doffont harrison fire department kearny fire department north arlington fire department st. patrick st. patrick day parade vincent doffont jr. Mar 23, 2022

Four Fire Departments participated in the United Irish St. Patrick’s Parade 2022.  The Fire Department portion of the parade, see video above, started with the East Newark Volunteer Fire Department with firefighters walking ahead of its classic 1941 Fire Engine, followed by several of...

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Bagpipe Band San Xoan Pipe Band Huge Hit in NYC St. Patrick's Parade anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan galicia spain nyc nyc st. patrick's parade san xon pipe band st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 19, 2022

The San Xoan Pipe Band from Galicia Spain who participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in Harrison NJ impressed all who participated or watched the United Irish parade. 

The San Xoan Pipe Band also marched in the New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade yesterday Thursday,...

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St. Patrick's Parade: Peruvian Civic Association alyssa sullivan lynnes motors miss new jersey peruvian civic association st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 18, 2022

The Peruvian Civic Association of New Jersey founded in 2005 participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade 2022.    The Peruvian Civic Association of New Jersey is a non-profit institution whose fundamental mission is to promote culture through art, music, folk dances, and...

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St. Patrick's Parade: Kearny Boy Scouts kearny boy scouts st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 17, 2022

The Kearny Boy Scouts 305 marched in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade. 

The following is from the Kearny Boy Scouts 305 webpage:

Leaders are volunteers who are trained in youth protection & protecting god's children. Leader specific training provided by the BSA for each...

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St. Patrick's Parade: Girl Scouts Unit 14 girl scouts girl scouts service unit 14 st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 17, 2022
The Girl Scouts Service Unit 14 participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Parade. 
 
From the Girl Scouts website: Girl Scouts bring their dreams to life and work together to build a better world. Through programs from coast to coast, Girl Scouts of all backgrounds and abilities...
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St. Patrick's Parade: Kearny Rotary kearny rotary pancreatic cancer awareness st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 17, 2022

The Kearny Rotary participated in the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade.  The Kearny Rotary is raising awareness for Pancreatic Cancer and carried some placards for some who passed due to pancreatic cancer.

Here are some of the text of the placards.

Tracy Sinchester Cuba.  8/26/1966...

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St. Patrick's Parade: American Independence Riflemen Fire Muskets (video) american revolution soldiers musket firing parade st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 16, 2022

The Fighting Irishmen of the American Revolutionary War came to the the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade.  To the surprise of the crowd, the six American Revolutionary Soldiers fired their muskets.  Watch the video to hear the sound of the muskets and the crowd.

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St. Patrick's Parade: San Xoan Pipe Band from Galicia Spain anselmo millan asturias spain banda de gaitas from llacin bayonne nj fmr. councilman anselmo millan galicia spain nyc parade san xon pipe band st. patrick st. patrick day parade Mar 14, 2022

A special treat from Galacia Spain, San Xon Pipe Band, marched at the United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade in Harrison.  Former Harrison 2nd Ward Councilman Anselmo MIllan marched in front of the sixty member pipe band as it made its way up Frank E. Rodgers Blvd. in route to the Kearny Town...

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United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade 2022 parade pipe band st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish united irish association Mar 13, 2022

The United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade marched down Frank E. Rodgers Blvd on its way to Kearny.  The beginning of the Parade including a large contingency of the members of the United Irish.

Visit our United Irish St. Patrick's Day Parade page.

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Mayor Fife Robocall Fails to Mention Organizers
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Mayor Fife Robocall Fails to Mention Organizers mayor & council mayor james fife st. patrick st. patrick day parade united irish association Mar 10, 2022

Harrison Mayor James Fife used the Town of Harrison's Robocall Emergency System to announce the United Irish Association's West Hudson St. Patrick's Day Parade that is scheduled for this coming Sunday, March 13th, 2022. In case you want to watch the Parade,  it starts from the intersection...

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