Nutley UNICO honors our veterans

Nutley UNICO honors our veterans

NUTLEY, NJ — Nutley UNICO hosted a Veterans Day Dinner on Nov. 11 at Mamma Vittoria to honor and recognize fellow UNICANs for their service in the armed forces. Past President Frank Cocchiola introduced the guests of honor: Dominick Cucinello, Bob Montanino, Charles Kucinski, John V. Kelly III and guest Carl Graziano. Culture and Heritage […]

West Orange salutes its veterans

West Orange salutes its veterans

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange’s annual Veterans Day ceremony couldn’t take place as usual this year because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, so it was livestreamed on Facebook on Nov. 11. Hosted as usual by resident and Vietnam War veteran Joe Brennan, the ceremony was still held outside the West Orange Police Department’s headquarters. […]

MMPC joins with Maplewood VFW to restore Vietnam Veterans Memorial

MMPC joins with Maplewood VFW to restore Vietnam Veterans Memorial

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, the Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy held a ribbon-cutting ceremony with the Maplewood Post 10120 VFW at the restored Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Memorial Park. The restoration was a project of the conservancy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and improvement of the historic park, in partnership […]

Irvington veteran receives EC Community Star Award

Irvington veteran receives EC Community Star Award

IRVINGTON, NJ — Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr. hosted the annual Essex County Veterans Day Observance in Essex County Veterans Memorial Park in Newark on Wednesday, Nov. 4. During the ceremony, he presented the 2020 Essex County Community Star Award to Irvington resident Cheryl “Kit” Turner, a retired Air Force master sergeant and founder/CEO […]

VFW commander eagerly awaits holiday

VFW commander eagerly awaits holiday

IRVINGTON, NJ — Veterans Day, which will be observed next week on Nov. 11, is a big deal for a lot of people, particularly veterans such as Penny Register. Originally from Wilmington, N.C., the commander of Irvington’s Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1941 now lives in Elizabeth and has had numerous memorable experiences in her […]

Honoring veterans at Brookdale Reformed Church

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — To the families of veterans buried at Brookdale Reformed Church, 16 Bellevue Ave. in Bloomfield, there will be a short outdoor service on Sunday, Nov. 8, at 11:30 a.m. to honor U.S. veterans, including those buried in the church’s cemetery, which dates back to the early 1800s.  Families of those buried at […]

Protecting the smiles of those who have served

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Leff & Link Dentistry at Valley Arts Dental in West Orange will serve the veteran community on Wednesday, Nov. 11, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The dentists will be providing everything from exams, fillings, cleanings and extractions — all free of charge to veterans. For more information or to book […]

Notify Nutley of your or your family’s active-duty military service

Notify Nutley of your or your family’s active-duty military service

NUTLEY, NJ — Since 2009, a banner has been on display outside Nutley Town Hall honoring Nutley’s active-duty military residents. The banner is updated twice a year, for Memorial Day and Veterans Day, to reflect any changes in rank and/or status for those members listed, as well as to add names of any newly enlisted […]

Freeholders honor local servicemen at Veterans Day celebration

Freeholders honor local servicemen at Veterans Day celebration

NEWARK, NJ — The Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders recently held its 2019 Veterans Celebration at the Hall of Records, honoring the patriotism and sacrifice of the men and women who have served the United States, and recognizing specific veterans of Essex County for their service. The Freeholders presented the honorees with framed commendations, […]

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