HELMETTA, NJ - Since early April Borough Mayor Chris Slavicek has been saying thank you to Helmetta's hometown heroes on social media. From first responders to healthcare workers to teachers and beyond, Slavicek has been highlighting the efforts of Helmetta residents putting themselves on the frontline of the coronavirus crisis. The borough's heroes come from all age groups and many professions. They all share a common goal; helping the community and others weather the COVID-19 storm. Slavicek and the Helmetta Borough Council welcomed May with a YouTube video thanking Helmetta's and Spotswood's Hometown Heroes for their efforts during these unprecedented times.