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Somerville: Christmas Wreath Placed at Veterans Memorial Plaza

December 13, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Somerset County Freeholder Patricia L. Walsh and Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano were joined by local veterans in placing a wreath at Veterans Memorial Plaza on Grove Street on Dec. 13.

Members of Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 27, and representatives from the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office also attended, along with county Veterans Services Director ...

Wreaths Across America Salutes Heroes in Hillsborough Cemetery Dec. 15th

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Sacred Heart Cemetery, 1096 Millstone River Road, is one of 1,400 sites nationally that will lay remembrance wreaths on the grave markers of US veterans during the Wreaths Across America observance on Saturday, Dec. 15 beginning at noon.

Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization based in Maine, has three major thrusts – to remember the fallen; honor those ...

Wreaths Across America Salutes Heroes in Hillsborough Cemetery Dec. 15th

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ  - Sacred Heart Cemetery, 1096 Millstone River Road, is one of 1,400 sites nationally that will lay remembrance wreaths on the grave markers of US veterans during the Wreaths Across America observance on Saturday, Dec. 15 beginning at noon.

Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization based in Maine, has three major thrusts – to remember the fallen; honor those ...

Glen Rock Hosted Its Inaugural Ceremony for “National Wreaths Across America Day”

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Glen Rock hosted its first annual Wreaths Across America event on the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI on Dec. 8.

“Today, we show a united front of gratitude and respect across the United States of America as we REMEMBER the Fallen, HONOR those who serve and TEACH our children the value of freedom,” Dylan Jorgensen, one of the event coordinators, ...

Operation Cookie Swap Spreads Holiday Cheer To Area Military Families

SPOTSWOOD, NJ - The third annual Operation Cookie Swap went into full drive on December 2, mobilizing to bring holiday smiles to active and non-active military families in the area. Operation Cookie Swap is sponsored by the SSG Michael Ollis Freedom Foundation and Amici’s Bakery in Monroe Township. The yummy holiday event is organized by long time borough resident Kimberly Ollis-Loschiavo ...

Honoring a Somerset County WWII Hero on His 100th Birthday

SOMERVILLE, NJ - World War II hero Robert Vaucher celebrated his 100th birthday Monday night, receiving a proclamation from Mayor Dennis Sullivan that recognized his patriotism, heroism and civic accomplishments.

Lt. Col. Vaucher was the lead pilot in a 525-plane formation that flew over the deck of the battleship USS Missouri that was anchored in Tokyo Bay as Gen. Douglas MacArthur signed the ...

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