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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 ...

Somerville Honors WWII Hero on His 100th Birthday

SOMERVILLE, NJ - World War II hero Robert Vaucher celebrated his 100th birthday Monday night, receiving a proclamation from Mayor Dennis Sullivan that recognized his patriotism, heroism and civic accomplishments.

Lt. Col. Vaucher was the lead pilot in a 525-plane formation that flew over the deck of the battleship USS Missouri that was anchored in Tokyo Bay as Gen. Douglas MacArthur signed the ...

Triangle School Salutes Hillsborough Veterans

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The students and staff at Triangle Elementary School honored 47 local veterans during the school's 10th annual Veterans Day celebration.

This year’s ceremony included performances by the Hillsborough Middle School band, Hillsborough High School chorale.
 
Each year, the students and staff at Triangle Elementary School invite brave men and women who have ...

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