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Somerville: Immaculata HS Students Honor Their Fallen Hero

May 26, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - For nearly 150 years America has paused on Memorial Day to remember those who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces.

In the history of Immaculata High School, there has been only one former student lost in combat, Staff Sgt Andrew Lobosco ’98, an Immaculata Hall of Famer.

Lobosco was one of five deceased military heroes honored at the Somerset ...

Somerville Army Veteran Rides "Old Blue" Cross Country To Honor Fallen Comrades

WASHINGTON, DC – Late Friday night, Army veteran Don Moore, a former resident of Somerville concluded his emotional journey across America with thousands of other motorcyclists, all of them veterans, proud to have served their country and resolved to honor their comrades on Memorial Day.

Their final destination – Arlington National Cemetery, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and the ...

VA Hosts Claims Clinic For Veterans March 20 in Flemington

FLEMINGTON, NJ - The US Department of Veterans Affairs will hold a claims clinic for veterans from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Hunterdon County Library, 214 Route 12 on Tuesday, March 20.

Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker, (D-16) and Roy Freiman (D-16) are the hosts.

“Hosting these clinics for our veterans is the very least we can do to help those who have done so much for our country,” ...

Lance Presents Missing Service Medals to Veteran's Family

WESTFIELD, NJ -  New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance (R-7th) presented Mary Ellen Florey with the service medals that her late husband, former Warren Mayor Alvin Paul Florey, earned in the United States Marines during the Korean War at a special presentation earlier this week.

“Mr. Florey earned these service medals for his valiant service during the Korean War as a sharp shooter in ...

Sen. Bateman Launches "Socks for Soldiers" Drive

 

SOMERVILLE, NJ - State Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman and his colleague Kristin M. Corrado. (R-Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Morris),  have launched a “Socks for Soldiers” drive to collect one of the most requested items by United States troops serving around the world.

“Our heroes at home and abroad need our help to stay warm and comfortable,” said ...

Back in the USA: Somerville HS Grad Returns from Deployment in So. Korea

FORT HOOD, Texas – Brendan Gallagher, a 2016 graduate of Somerville High School, is back in the USA, ending a six-month deployment in South Korea with the US Army First Air Cavalry.

Gallagher, 19, and the men and women of the Second Brigade, First Air Cav arrived at their home base after a long 26-hour flight from South Korea late Friday night where they were met by family and ...

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