Harrison Summer Swimming underway throughout the summer

Harrison’s summer swim program is well underway and local dignitaries recently visited, including, in the back row from left, Councilman James Doran; Matt Mariano, supervisor of the summer swimming program; Maria Vila, president of the Board of Education; Councilman Larry Bennett; Dan Choffo; Maureen Kroog, superintendent of schools and Councilman Mike Dolaghan. The youngsters seen here are all program leaders.

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