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Lodi Named First Purple Heart Community in Bergen County

March 20, 2019

LODI, NJ -- The Borough of Lodi was officially named a Purple Heart Community with the proclamation "to remember and recognize veterans who are recipients of the Purple Heart Medal" at its Borough Council meeting on Tuesday night. The borough is the first in Bergen County to receive this designation.

The council chamber was packed with members of the Military Order of ...

Local Students Nominated to Military Academies

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) congratulated the 24 Fifth District high school students he nominated to one of the four U.S. service academies this cycle, including the U.S. Military Academy, the U.S. Naval Academy, the U.S. Air Force Academy, and the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. Nominees must now be admitted by the academies to matriculate.

Raymond Jin of Fair Lawn and ...

Gottheimer Sends-Off NJ National Guard Troops to Africa

WESTFIELD, NJ -- U.S. Congressman Josh Gottheimer (NJ-5) delivered the keynote remarks at the deployment ceremony for the New Jersey Army National Guard’s 102nd Cavalry Regiment, C Troop, which is being deployed to the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa in Djibouti.

“Today, [Jan. 21] 131 Hackettstown-area residents are being honored as they prepare to be deployed as members ...

Glen Rock High School Students Participate in 100,000 Thank Yous

GLEN ROCK, NJ - Two brothers, Glen Rock High school students, thankful for holidays with their family, spread the joy to service men and women stationed around the world this holiday season and involved Glen Rock High School students in the process.

John and Andy Martin got the idea from their favorite radio station, NASH-FM (94.7), which was running the thank you program for the second year ...

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, ...

Celebrate Veterans Lives at Inaugural Wreaths Across America Event: Dec. 8

GLEN ROCK, NJ - In an effort to "Remember, Honor, Teach," local volunteers will further the mission of Wreaths Across America, ensuring the memory of those who served the country endures, on National Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 8.

"I am so proud to be working with our local Veterans, Dylan Jorgensen ~ also a "Wreaths Across America" Group Leader and ...

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