BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ -- The Veterans Memorial Park Committee will be hosting a 15-minute Veterans Day celebration at 8:30 a.m. on November 11. This year, the celebration will honor the late Anthony Steitz, a student at UHS who passed in an auto accident last year, who regularly participated in these events.

The Union High School Jr ROTC has been invited to be the color guard and a piper from Governor Livingston will perform. Local clergy will open the ceremony with prayer followed by a flag salute, then Tom Lombardi, the VFW Post Commander will offer brief remarks. The ceremony will conclude with a closing prayer and posting of colors. 

All local elected officials are invited. 

The Berkeley Heights Communications Committee Founded in 2010, the Berkeley Heights Communications Committee (BHCC) is an all-volunteer committee consisting of business owners, community leaders, and residents of Berkeley Heights Township. The BHCC’s mission is to maximize the transparency of Township activities as well as promote both public and private sector initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of life for local community members. For more information, visit the Township’s website at or email the committee at: