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Woodbridge Township Veteran & Public Service Agencies Host 

Memorial Day Services on May 27 & 28

 

Woodbridge Township – Mayor John E. McCormac, the Woodbridge Township Municipal Council, the Woodbridge Township Veterans Alliance, Veterans Service Organizations and Public Safety agencies will host Memorial Day

Services on Sun., May 27 and Memorial Day, Mon., May 28, 2018.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 27:

Colonia VFW Post #6061 (Commander William Curria) will host a special Memorial Day service on Sun., May 27, 2018 in honor of Cpl. Kevin J. Reinhard, USMC. Cpl. Reinhard, assigned to Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 363, was one of six U.S. Marines who died “In-The-Line-Of-Duty” in January 2012 while supporting combat operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom. The Cpl. Reinhard Memorial service starts at 11:00 AM at the Gazebo in Charlie Shaughnessy Park, Inman Avenue, Colonia. Following the services, the Colonia VFW will host a Memorial Day BBQ. $20.00 per person (children under 10 Free). Tickets: VFW Post #6061 at 732-574-9783 or Councilwoman Debbie Meehan at: 732-382-0273.

MONDAY, MAY 28, 2018 – MEMORIAL DAY:  

Keasbey Fire Company #1 (Chief Stephen Fisco) will hold a Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) Parade & Service at the Keasbey War Memorial Monument Park (foot of Edison Bridge on Smith Street). The Parade steps-off at 7:30 AM from the Keasbey Fire Department (420 Smith Street, Keasbey) and will march to the Keasbey War Memorial Monument Park (Smith Street) for the 8:00 AM Memorial Service.

Woodbridge Township Disabled American Veterans (Commander George Schnepf) will host a Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) service at the Soldiers & Sailors Monument, located at Main Street & Rahway Ave. (across from Town Hall) at 9:00 AM.

 

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 04-04 Station Sewaren (Flotilla Commander David Gray) will conduct a Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) Wreath-Laying Ceremony at 9:00 AM at the Woodbridge Marina and Boat Launch at the foot of Cliff Street in Sewaren. Members of the USCG Flotilla will lay a wreath in honor of the men and women lost at sea.

 

Port Reading Fire Company #1 (Councilman Brian Small) will conduct their annual Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) Flag-Raising & Remembrance Service at 9:00 AM outside the Fire Company Headquarters, 916 West Ave., Port Reading.

Avenel Fire Department (Councilman Cory Spillar) will host an annual Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) Flag-Raising & Remembrance service at 9:30 AM at the Avenel Fire House, 346 Avenel Street, Avenel.

 

Avenel VFW Memorial Post #7164 (Commander Gerald Malone) will conduct a Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) service at 10:00 AM at the Post Headquarters located at 60 West Park Avenue, Avenel.

 

Hopelawn VFW Memorial Post #1352 (Commander William Wisk) will conduct a Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) Flag-Raising service at 10:00 AM at the VFW Post Headquarters, 113 James Street, Hopelawn.

 

Woodbridge VFW Post #4410 (Commander Al Jankowski) will conduct a Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) Flag-Raising service at 10:00 AM at the Post Headquarters, 393 Pearl Street, Woodbridge.

American Legion Post #87 (Commander Mike Jarnowski) and Post #248 (Commander Juan Arencibia) will host a combined Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) Flag-Raising & Memorial Service at 10:30 AM at Post Headquarters, 314 Berry Street, Woodbridge.

 

Iselin VFW Memorial Post #2636 (Commander Vincent Lupiano) will hold a Memorial Day (Mon., May 28) service at 11:00 AM at the VFW Memorial (located outside Post Headquarters on Auth Avenue) in Iselin.

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