Military & Veterans Top Stories

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - It was 100 years ago that America's Doughboys came marching home from trench warfare in Europe. Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione welcomed veterans, their families and friends to Veterans Memorial Plaza in Somerville Sunday morning to honor their service and ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – One hundred years ago, on Nov. 11, 1918, the signing of an armistice agreement marked the end of hostilities of World War I. The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders, in partnership with the county Cultural & Heritage Commission and Office of Veteran Services, will ...

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