Harrison Cancer League raises flag for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Harrison Cancer League, in partnership with the Mayor and Council of Harrison, hosted its second-annual flag raising in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. October has been recognized as national Breast Cancer Awareness Month to educate the public on the importance of early detection and elevate awareness of the effect of breast cancer on our lives. Approximately 50 people came to the event. Members of Kearny’s Brave Women’s attended the event and tied pink ribbons around several trees throughout Harrison. In the photo is Shelly Mulrenan, vice president of the Harrison Cancer League, raising the flag in from of the Town Hall while Harrison’s Mayor James A. Fife and Joan Michaelson, president of the Harrison Cancer League, look on. Photo courtesy of Joan Michaelson

Learn more about the writer ...

Kevin A. Canessa Jr. is the editor of and broadcaster at The Observer, a place where he has served on and off since 2006. He is responsible for the editorial content of the newspaper and website, the production of the e-Newspaper, writing several stories per week (including the weekly editorial), conducting live broadcasts on Facebook Live, including a weekly recap of the news — and much more behind the scenes. Between 2006 and 2008, he introduced the newspaper to its first-ever blog — which included podcasts, audio and video. Originally from Jersey City, Kevin lived in Kearny until 2004, lived in Port St. Lucie. Florida, for four years until February 2016 and in March of that year, he moved back to West Hudson to return to The Observer full time. Click Here to send Kevin an email.