BLOOMFIELD, NJ The NJ Knights of Columbus held its 8th annual Tank Pull Competition today in Clifton. About 40 teams consisting of 20 individuals pulled an 80,000 lb Army Tank a distance of 12 feet. There was a $1500 entry fee. The money raised will benefit veteran groups. The Bloomfield PBA Team won the 1st place today with the fastest time of 6.53 seconds. "Proud to come out for such a great cause and accomplish a great goal" said former local 32 President Joe Corio.
Bloomfield PBA Team Wins Tank Pull Competition
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