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Helping needy residents and Harrison’s charm
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Helping needy residents and Harrison’s charm

Harrison’s Community Services Department has continued to serve our residents in a variety of ways. In June, the department was awarded Part 1 of a grant from the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program, in the amount of $1,642.50 to be used toward the purchase of food through the Food […]

Water use, bats and E-ZPasses
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Water use, bats and E-ZPasses

August is upon us and I hope you are all keeping cool as the heat index rises. Although we have had some rainfall lately, I would like to urge all residents to conserve water whenever possible. Currently, there is no emergency water restriction for the town/village of Harrison, but I […]

The new Purple Heart Town
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The new Purple Heart Town

I am happy to report that the town/village of Harrison has become a Purple Heart Town, recognizing those who were wounded or killed in combat for our country. It goes without saying that the residents of Harrison have great respect and sincere gratitude for all the men and women who […]

Some of Harrison’s valuable resources
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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 […]