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Military & Veterans Top Stories

August 6, 2022

HILSBOROUGH, NJ - The township, designated as a Purple Heart Community, will hold the annual Purple Heart Ceremony on Sunday, Aug. 7th at the Garden of Honor on the grounds of the Municipal Complex, The 9 a.m ceremony will be held rain or shine.  Light refreshments will follow.     “It is ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - The "other" French general who helped the ragtag Continental Army defeat the British at Yorktown in 1781 met with his counterpart and ally Gen. George Washington on Saturday at the Historic Somerset County Courthouse. "History on the Green" featured six hours of interactive ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity is accepting applications from veterans only for a two-bedroom, 1,200 square-foot ranch house on Grove Street that will be sold for $150,000. "We are so excited to begin the selection process for our very first veteran household,” said Melissa ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Patriots have stockpiled a huge cache of fireworks for a July 4th celebration that will pay tribute to active members of the United States military statewide; those deployed overseas as well as veterans who have served their country in past years. Operation Shoebox ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - George Washington is looking forward to a long overdue homecoming, returning for a visit to the Wallace House where he spent several months in Somerville with the Continental Army during the winter of 1778-79, with his troops spread out at encampments in several central New Jersey ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan was busy Memorial Day, presiding at three different graveside services at the New Cemetery and Old Cemetery on South Bridge Street, and at the Old Dutch Parsonage Burial Site on Washington Avenue, where the gravestone of Harmanus Buckaloo, a Revolutionary War ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan will preside at Memorial Day services at 11 a.m. Monday with a story of dedication, heroism, bravery and true love involving a Civil War nurse born in Somerville in 1824 and buried at the Old Cemetery on South Bridge Street. Sullivan will speak at the New ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township turned out early Saturday morning to celebrate Memorial Day, starting with a breakfast for veterans at the municipal building, followed by a parade and ceremonies at the Garden of Honor. The parade route was lined with residents young and old, decked out in red, ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Led by Mayor Shawn Lipani and members of the Township Committee, more than 100 local heroes, veterans of WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan, other deployments and service stateside were honored for their time in uniform away from home at the 17th ...

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