NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - Take a stroll downtown to pay tribute to the local service men and women that are honored on banners that are hung from streetlights in New Providence for Memorial Day. See below to locate specific Hometown Heroes. Click here for sectioned map.
Detective Michael Hand and the New Providence PBA 132 launched the Hometown Hero Banner Program in 2016. They have brought so much joy, pride, and patriotism to our community, and have made so many of our veterans and their families feel so happy and so appreciated.
Lisa Barfield of Clearpoint Designs is running a program where families can order personal-sized banners of their Veteran from now through June 10. $5 from each purchase will be donated to help fund future banners. Click here for order form.
Click here for details of the Memorial Day ceremonies, parade and festivities that kick off at 9 a.m. on Monday, May 27 with a Memorial Service at Veterans Memorial Park on South Street. The parade starts at 10 a.m. and begins at Central Avenue, proceeds down Springfield Avenue and concludes at the New Providence Memorial Library.