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D-Day Ceremony in Normandy Marks 78th Anniversary d-day normandy france world war ii Jun 06, 2022

Normandy was abuzz with activity on Saturday as people from all over the world gathered to honor the 78th anniversary of D-Day. The ceremony was a chance for veterans in their nineties to reflect on the sacrifices they made during World War II, and for younger generations to learn more about that...

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B-24 Liberator Airplane Jamaica's Connection to Harrison 2nd lt. augustus r. feeley 466th bombardment group 785th bomb squadron attlebridge airfield augustus r. feeley harrison world war ii monument jamaica b24 liberator airplane world war ii May 16, 2022

Last week we published an article about V-E Day and Harrison’s World War II Monument.  One of the names on the monument was Augustus R. Feeley.  Feeley a resident of Harrison enlisted on January 22, 1943 in Newark NJ for the United States Armed Forces. He was 19 years old at the...

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V-E Day: Harrison's World War II Monument Honors Supreme Sacrifice harrison world war ii monument korean war monument v-e day victory in europe day vietnam memorial world war i monument world war ii world war ii monument May 11, 2022

Sunday, May 8, 2022, was Victory in Europe Day also known as V-E Day. On May 8, 1945, celebrations throughout the world occurred at the news that Germany had surrendered and that Adolph Hitler and the Nazi Third Reich had been defeated to end World War II at least in Europe.  There was also...

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Honoring Harrisonian Joseph Cundari anselmo millan fmr. councilman anselmo millan frank rodgers holy cross grammar school hudson county community college joseph cundari mahhattan college mayor frank e. rodgers redevelopment seton hall preparatory school soccer town usa tennis courts the courts town engineer world war ii Mar 20, 2022

Photo: Professors and Students from NJIT review map of the Town of Harrison with Town Engineer Joseph Cundari (4th from the Left) along with then Councilman Anselmo Millan (3rd from the Left).

Stories about  Harrison’s longtime Town Engineer abound.  Before computers and CAD...

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