Military & Veterans

December 12, 2019

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Joe Vella, South Plainfield’s  ’98-year and a half’ year old World War II veteran, was honored Tuesday night by Chaumont Post 243 of the American Legion and presented with a handmade quilt honoring his service to this country.  Created by volunteers with the non-profit ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - On Nov. 4, Roosevelt Elementary School continued their longtime Veterans Day tradition of honoring veterans with a very special performance.  Students sang a number of patriotic songs for local veterans, honoring the heroes who sat in uniform before them. “I was absolutely ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Dozens of veterans from all branches of the United States Military were honored this week at ceremonies held at two South Plainfield elementary schools.  Approximately 30 veterans, including men and women representing the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and Navy, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield Middle School held their annual Veterans Day assembly on the morning of Nov. 6.  Patriotic songs performed by the chorus, orchestra and band, along with moving speeches and a video tribute highlighting each arm of the military, illustrated the true meaning of ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Jeanette Miller was just about six years old when two soldiers arrived at her South Plainfield home to deliver the telegram informing her grandparents that their son, her uncle, Paul Cybowski, had been killed in World War II. He was just a week shy of his 26th ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – After more than 75 years, World War II hero Paul Cybowski is finally home. On Sept. 23, the remains of Cybowski, who was killed in action in 1943, received an official military escort back to South Plainfield. He will officially be laid to rest alongside his family this ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Borough of South Plainfield, in partnership with American Legion Chaumont Post 243, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 6763, and Elks Lodge 2298, recently announced a ‘Hometown Heroes’ program to honor and recognize resident veterans who served in all branches of the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Borough of South Plainfield’s Public Celebration’s Committee is busy putting the finishing touches on the 62nd annual Labor Day Parade, which will step off this year on Sept. 2.  This year marks the 100th anniversary of the formation of the American Legion and the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Borough Council recently passed a resolution establishing goals to become a Veteran-Friendly Municipality.  Through resolution 19-259, approved unanimously by the council on July 29, the borough is committing to help veterans and comply with standards ...

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