Harrison

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Advocates Push For Affordable Housing At Harrison MTA Development

Alec Roberts with Community Housing Innovations said 20 percent of the apartments should be set aside as affordable homes.

12/17/2014

Mary Grace Henry makes and sells hair accessories and donates the money to pay for the tuition of girls in Africa. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Westchester Teen Starts Business, Pays To Educate Girls In Africa

At 17, Mary Grace Henry is already an entrepreneur and a philanthropist. The Harrison teen has making and selling hair accessories to help pay to educate young girls in Africa.

12/15/2014

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Police: Drunken New Jersey Man Stole Bulldozer To Get Ride Home

A New Jersey man who was drunk stole a bulldozer in order to get a ride home, police said.

11/18/2014

Stolen merchandise recovered from about two dozen burglaries in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut (credit: CBS2)

Cops In Westchester County Help Bust Up Alleged Cul-De-Sac Burglary Ring

Harrison police conducted a two-month investigation along with the Westchester district attorney, NYPD and Bergen County prosecutor before arresting seven people.

11/13/2014

Six families were displaced after an early morning fire in Harrison, New Jersey on May 28, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Early Morning Fire Displaces Several Families In Harrison

Several families have been displaced after an early morning fire at a multifamily home in Harrison, New Jersey.

05/28/2014

A north Jersey woman says a faulty flour silo turned her home into a winter wonderland. (Credit: CBS 2)

Faulty Flour Silo Turned North Jersey Woman’s Home Into A Winter Wonderland

What looked like a winter wonderland was actually the result of a faulty pipe that leaked baking powder all over the woman’s home.

05/19/2014

The board at the New Haven station on May 16, 2014. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Downed Wire Makes Mess Of Morning Commute For Metro-North New Haven Line Riders

Spokeswoman Marjorie Andres said service was suspended during Friday’s morning rush due to a downed overhead catenary electric line lying across three tracks in Cos Cob, Conn.

05/16/2014

Tim Cahill #17 of the New York Red Bulls carries the ball against the Philadelphia Union at Red Bull Arena on April 16, 2014 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Court: Red Bulls Must Pay $2.8M In Property Taxes

The New York Red Bulls have played at Red Bull Arena in Harrison since 2010. During that time, the town has sent the team a tax bill for about $1.5 million for the 2010 tax year and about $1.3 million for 2011.

05/12/2014

Purchase Planned Church

Westchester Residents Fight Plans For Huge New Church On Busy Road

Residents of the Westchester County hamlet of Purchase have taken on a church’s big plans to build a new sanctuary on several acres of land in the heart of a residential neighborhood.

02/25/2014

Mayor Raymond McDonough (D-N.J.) died of an apparent heart attack in his Town Hall office, Feb. 12, 2014. (credit: townofharrison.com)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough

Hundreds of mourners gathered Monday for the funeral of Harrison Mayor Raymond McDonough, who apparently suffered a massive heart attack on Wednesday afternoon.

02/17/2014

Mayor Raymond McDonough (D-N.J.) died of an apparent heart attack in his Town Hall office, Feb. 12, 2014. (credit: townofharrison.com)

Harrison, N.J. Mayor Dies Of Apparent Heart Attack At Town Hall

The lifelong Harrison resident had served on the Town Council for 17 years before becoming mayor in 1995. He was credited with spearheading the redevelopment of the 1.2-square-mile Hudson County town on the Passaic River.

02/12/2014

A traffic stop turned into a wild police chase in Harrison. (Credit CBS 2)

Cops Hunting For Suspect After Wild Chase In Harrison

The incident was captured on a police cruiser’s dashboard cam and began during an attempted traffic stop, CBS 2 reported.

11/14/2013

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It’s County Vs. State Over Fallen Highway Sign In Harrison

A large road sign came down like a guillotine on Tuesday in Harrison and it’s amazing that it didn’t slice into a car and hurt someone.

04/10/2013

A motorcycle sits in front of a New York City home. (Credit: CBS 2)

Motorcyclist Dead, 2 Others Injured In Harrison, N.J., Crash

A motorcyclist was killed and two others were injured early Sunday, in a crash on a highway in Harrison, N.J.

03/31/2013

Smoke pours out of a building in Harrison, New Jersey on March 10, 2013. Credit 1010 WINS reporter Gary Baumgarten.

5 Firefighters Hurt In Massive Blaze In Harrison

Five firefighters were hurt in a terrifying explosion and extra-alarm blaze in Harrison, N.J., Sunday afternoon.

03/10/2013

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