Military & Veterans

May 5, 2019

FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough will be waiving the fee for Veterans seeking Special Food Handler permits. Approved last month, the special consideration is part of several initiatives to honor local Veterans. The City of New York currently provides the same benefit for their Veterans, according to ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - The Borough is adding a “Veteran Only” parking spot at Borough facilities, to include Borough Hall, the Community Center and the Senior Center. Eventually the Borough would like to expand the program at private parking lots to include shopping centers. The initiative was ...

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FAIR LAWN, NJ - Borough Veterans will be honored with signage beginning in mid-May from photo street banners to signs on the streets where they lived. "The Borough will be honoring some of our Veterans this year by placing banners with their photos along the [Memorial Day] parade route, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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GLEN ROCK, NJ - In an effort to "Remember, Honor and Teach," local volunteers will further the mission of Wreaths Across America on National Wreaths Across America Day, Dec. 8. The borough is an an official Wreaths Across America (WAA) location, according to organizer Eileen Hillock. Joining ...

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