Opinion

Some of Harrison’s valuable resources
Opinion

Some of Harrison’s valuable resources

   Members of our senior community gather at the West Harrison Senior Center on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., to knit and crochet for our area’s underprivileged children. Each stitch offers warmth and encouragement to children living in tough times. A handmade item represents the […]

Medicaid and mental illness
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Medicaid and mental illness

To the Editor, As one who suffers from chronic illness and receives Medicaid, I have little faith in those who make the laws and are out of touch with the problems of their citizens. I am both an employee and patient at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Harrison. (Yes, I have […]

Road repairs and sharing services
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Road repairs and sharing services

As many of you may be aware, in 2014 Harrison hired an engineering consultant to perform a pavement management study. The study was submitted to the town and included a detailed evaluation of the condition of all 90-plus miles of town roadways based on accepted engineering criteria called the Pavement […]

The unwritten rulebook
Opinion Sports

The unwritten rulebook

The tricky thing about unwritten rules is that when edicts aren’t spelled out in black and white, it leaves an awful lot of room for gray area. Perhaps no sport in the world has more unwritten rules than baseball. Coming in at 284 pages long, the official Major League Baseball […]

Summertime events and achievements
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Summertime events and achievements

As a reminder, holiday events are quickly approaching. On July 3, in downtown Harrison, The Wanderers, a ‘50s, ‘60s and ‘70s rock n’ roll, rhythm and blues band, will be the entertainment for the evening’s festivities, beginning at 8 p.m. Fireworks will begin promptly at 9:15 p.m. at Wilding Park […]