SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The St. Bartholomew Apostle Church Youth Group honored 54 veterans and their families last night at its annual dinner. In attendance were serviceman from World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam War.  

In addition, the Youth Group also received an award from Scotch Plains building official and zoning officer Bob LaCosta in recognitions for their Memorial Day Parade float honoring WWII Chaplains.

Veterans Day will be observed nationally this week on Wednesday, November 11.