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Veterans Would Benefit from "Combat to College" Legislation

December 19, 2018

TRENTON, NJ –Making the path to higher education easier for New Jersey service members and veterans, two bills sponsored by Assembly Democrats to assist with college course registration and to earn credit for their skills have been approved by the full Assembly.

The first bill (A-790), known as the “Combat to College Act,” and sponsored by Assembly members  Bob ...

Wreaths Across America Honors Veterans in Hillsborough Cemetery

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Volunteers blanketed the grave sites of hundreds of veterans with wreaths at Sacred Heart Cemetery Saturday as part of the national remembrance day sponsored by Wreaths Across American.

The cemetery on Millstone-River Road is one of 1,400 sites nationally to honor America’s veterans with remembrance wreaths.

Wreaths Across America, a non-profit organization based in ...

Somerville: Christmas Wreath Placed at Veterans Memorial Plaza

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 ...

Hillsborough Volunteers Assemble 1,000 Gift Packages for US Troops

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Several hundred volunteers gathered at the Hillsborough YMCA Saturday to help the Rotary Club of Hillsborough and Operation Shoebox New Jersey assemble 1,000 personal care packages that will be shipped to US troops deployed overseas.

Several veteran organizations participated, including the Hillsborough VFW, Post #8371, the central New Jersey Chapter #27 of the Military ...

Hillsborough Rotary Invites Volunteers to Pack Holiday Gifts for US Troops Overseas

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ -  A caring message and a few simple pleasures from home can make a big difference to our service men and women serving abroad.

That is the underlying mission of Operation Shoebox New Jersey, a Hillsborough-based, non-profit organization dedicated to providing US troops serving abroad with their favorite snacks and toiletries. The Rotary Club of Hillsborough is proud to ...


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