Proud To Serve

May 25, 2020

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Efforts to control and push back against the COVID-19 pandemic have been described as a "battle" or "war" with health care workers and first responders likened to :"warriors" on the "front lines." From governors and lawmakers to clergy and CEOs, health officials, first ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Mayor Dennis Sullivan, a retired school teacher, calls Monday's observance of Memorial Day the "Cliff Notes" version - short, condensed, but complete, with an emphasis on those things that distinguish the reverence and respect of the occasion. The truncated ceremony will begin ...

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HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Undaunted by the obstacles thrown up by the coronavirus pandemic, six vocalists, all members of the Hillsborough High School Choir, have put together a video of patriotic songs dedicated to veterans and all members of the military.   They'd prefer to be performing live in ...

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  TRENTON, NJ - Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday ordered that the U.S. and New Jersey flags be flown at half-staff at all state buildings and facilities in recognition of the 75th Anniversary of V-E Day, May 8th, 1945. The flags will also fly at half-staff to honor the victims of COVID-19, pursuant ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ - Aviator and World War II hero Robert Vaucher, who celebrated his 100th birthday last December, will speak about his memories of Somerville at St. John's Episcopal Church on Veterans' Day, Monday, Nov. 11th. The 7 p.m. gathering is sponsored by the Somerville History Roundtable.

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TRENTON, NJ. – Assemblymen Erik Peterson, Edward H. “Ned’ Thomson and Ryan Peters introduced legislation this week in response to New Jersey high schools that barred graduates from wearing military sashes. Their bill expands a current law that requires school districts to allow military-issued ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ – The Somerset Patriots, along with the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 452, will honor veterans and current military members before the Patriots game on Sunday, Aug. 25th, with gates opening at 4 p.m at TD Bank Ballpark. Fans are encouraged to arrive early for the special ...

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