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Lake Como Pays Tribute to Jesse ‘Butch’ Scavella during Memorial Day Gathering

May 28, 2018

LAKE COMO, NJ — Lake Como’s Memorial Day observance had a personal touch as the community came together today to remember one of its own among the fallen — Sgt. Jesse Scavella Jr., who made the ultimate sacrifice 50 years ago.

Gathered at the memorial on the banks of Lake Como on May 28, community members paid tribute to Scavella, who died at age 24 in the line of duty with ...

Belmar’s Memorial Day Ceremony Recognizes ‘Heroism, Courage, Patriotism’

BELMAR, NJ — Under remembrance trees that have grown tall and strong, Belmar honored the fallen heroes of the armed forces during the borough’s annual Memorial Day ceremony.

With several hundred people gathered at Monument Row on Main Street this morning, May 28, the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Manasquan/Belmar/Wall Post 1838 led the solemn commemoration recognizing the ...

New Veterans’ Connection Office at Fort Monmouth Offers Assistance in Obtaining Services

Office is located in Fort Monmouth's Russel Hall building at 1000 Sanger Avenue, Oceanport.

OCEANPORT, NJ — A Veterans’ Connection Office has opened at Fort Monmouth, providing veterans and their dependents.with convenient access and assistance to services and benefits,

The satellite office’s staff offers help in applying for service-connected compensation and ...

VIDEO: St. Patrick's Day Discovery of Sunken USS Juneau That Carried 4 Belmar Men

BELMAR, NJ — The wreckage of the USS Juneau has been located in the deep waters of the South Pacific — a major find made by a sonar-equipped research vessel on St. Patrick’s Day.

For Belmar, the news holds significance because four borough men — Robert Sherman, Joseph McConnell, Alfred Ferruggiano and Francis Class Jr. — lost their lives when the ship was sunk at ...

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