Belleville’s American Legion sponsors youth baseball team

Belleville’s American Legion sponsors youth baseball team

BELLEVILLE, NJ — For the first time in more than 20 years, American Legion Post 105 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 are sponsoring a youth baseball team in Belleville. The ball team, a high school–level traveling team, plays as part of its division other North Jersey teams from places such as Cedar […]

Belleville becomes a Purple Heart town

Belleville becomes a Purple Heart town

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Belleville is now officially a Purple Heart town, after the Belleville Town Council approved a resolution at its June 7 meeting. The Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 366 relocated from Clifton to Belleville and is headquartered at American Legion Post 105.  The Belleville Historical Society recently built and donated a […]

Belleville SAL gathers for breakfast just to be together

Belleville SAL gathers for breakfast just to be together

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 held a spring breakfast on Sunday, May 16, for no other reason than to just get together and have a nice meal together as an American Legion family. With 15 dozen eggs donated by Hazelman Farms in West Milford, plus food donated and purchased by […]

American Legion, SAL in Belleville distribute poppies, raise funds

American Legion, SAL in Belleville distribute poppies, raise funds

BELLEVILLE, NJ — American Legion Post 105 and Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 distributed poppies during Memorial Day Weekend at the ShopRite on Washington Avenue, raising thousands of dollars to go directly to the organizations’ programs supporting veterans in need. As does almost every veterans organization in the country, Post and Squadron 105 […]

Belleville SAL 105 welcomes its newest — and youngest — member

Belleville SAL 105 welcomes its newest — and youngest — member

BELLEVILLE, NJ — Sons of the American Legion Squadron 105 welcomed its newest and youngest member on Tuesday, April 27: Cole Livingstone, who was less than 24 hours old at the time. Cole joins his brother, father and grandfather as members of the 105 American Legion family.  Cole, who was born Monday, April 26, is […]

Belleville American Legion observes National Vietnam Veterans Day

Belleville American Legion observes National Vietnam Veterans Day

BELLEVILLE, NJ — American Legion Post No. 105 on Washington Avenue in Belleville held a ceremony for National Vietnam Veterans Day on March 29, at which the Belleville Historical Society made a presentation of flags that have flown over Fort McHenry in Baltimore, Md., to the local veterans organizations.  “The Vietnam War is a story […]

Belleville American Legion Post remembers Desert Storm after 30 years

Belleville American Legion Post remembers Desert Storm after 30 years

BELLEVILLE, NJ — American Legion Post 105 on Washington Avenue in Belleville held a ceremony and remembrance of the 30th anniversary of the end of Operation Desert Storm on Feb. 28.  “We need to remember this shining moment in history, so that future generations know the meaning of the words courage, honor, sacrifice and just […]