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Amazon Wish List for the Paramus Veterans Home

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Paramus NJ, the Paramus Veterans Home has been so incredibly grateful to us each year for our generous donations that fill a holiday gift bag for each of their residents. For some residents who do not have family, this will be the only gift they receive this holiday season.

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Boy Scout Restores Forgotten Veterans’ from the Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I Gravesites at North Arlington Cemetery

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North Arlington NJ, Dylan Sullivan, the Senior Patrol Leader of BSA Troop 86 in Lyndhurst, spearheaded an Eagle Scout project at Holy Cross Cemetery and Mausoleum in North Arlington. The project aimed to restore and honor the graves of fallen soldiers dating back to the Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I.

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Bergen County Board of Commissioners Rolls Out Veteran of the Month Program

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Hackensack NJ, earlier this month, the Bergen County Board of Commissioners and Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco had the pleasure of welcoming 6 veterans to One Bergen County Plaza to honor them and their service to our country. These veterans were recognized for their service and patriotism as part of County Commissioner Steve Tanelli Veteran of the Month program.

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NJ TRANSIT: Veterans Ride For Free

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Ridgewood NJ, In recognition of all those who have served in the Armed Forces, and are currently serving, NJ TRANSIT is inviting all active and retired military personnel to ride as complimentary guests of honor on Rail, Bus or Light Rail services on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11.

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Twp of Washington is Seeking Convertible Cars for this Years Memorial Day Parade

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Twp of Washington NJ, Twp of Washington Recreation, Parks & Public Affairs needs your help .To ensure the safety of all our veterans, we are looking for extra convertible cars this year to help transport them individually for our Memorial Day Parade. If you can help, please email Councilwoman Daisy Velez at: publicaffairs@twpofwashington.us

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Bergen County Veterans Services and County Executive Decry Fake Letter Attacking Veterans

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Hackensack NJ, a letter calling out veterans for relying too much on “government handouts” sent to veterans by the director of the Bergen County Division of Veterans Services is a fake, county officials say.

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American Legion Post 53 Reconsiders Gold Star Monument Donation to Ridgewood

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Ridgewood NJ,at the December 7th Village Public workshop two members of the Village Council continue to take issue with the Gold Star Monument donated by the American Legion Post 53. Apparently 2 council members Pamela Perron and Paul Vagianos either don’t like veterans or their judgement is clouded by their own agenda .

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The Ridgewood AM Rotary Club is Having Their Third Annual Luminary Fundraiser to Support the New Jersey Veterans Home at Paramus

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Ridgewood NJ, the Ridgewood AM Rotary Club is  having their third annual Luminary fundraiser to support the New Jersey Veterans Home at Paramus. This our and the Ridgewood community’s way of supporting those soldiers that have supported our country.

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NJ TRANSIT CONTINUES IT”S PARTNERSHIP WITH EDGE4VETS TO CONNECT VETERANS TO JOBS

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Ridgewood NJ, NJ TRANSIT continues to lead a coalition of partners to connect New Jersey veterans, National Guard members, transitioning military service personnel and their spouses to careers in the transportation sector.

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Twp. of Washington expresses gratitude to those members of our armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation

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“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter the words, but to live by them.”
— John F. Kennedy
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Twp. of Washington NJ, We would like to express our gratitude to those members of our armed forces who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation. May their sacrifice be a reminder of what matters most in our lives. Many Americans honor those sacrifices by celebrating the things that make this country great.

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Wounded Heroes Documentary Brings Hope to Our Military, First Responders, and Everyone Battling Post Traumatic Stress

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Opening Tomorrow March 5th a New film shines a light on bold new alternative non-drug treatments and programs that heal the wounds of PTS

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Ridgewood NJ, in the Wounded Heroes Documentary due out March 5th, 2021, PTS sufferers are finally getting their voices heard as they speak out about their mistreatment by the healthcare system, the medications that are making them worse, and the amazing new proven therapies that are giving them back their lives.

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Emails Show Murphy Administration Penalized Nurses at Veterans homes Who Wore Masks

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Paramus NJ, more news breaks over the Murphy administration bungling of the COVID response at New Jersey long term care facilities especially New Jersey’s Veterans homes.  According to North jersey media managers at New Jersey’s where more than 190 residents have died from COVID-19 not only barred employees from wearing protective masks during the first weeks of the outbreak, Norther Jersey goes on to say that ,”they devised a series of penalties with the help of Gov. Phil Murphy’s office against nurses who wore the homes’ masks without permission”.

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NJ Veterans Home at Paramus Amazon Wish List

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Paramus NJ, over the last we the Ridgewood blog has run story after story on the issues facing New Jersey’s nursing homes and in particular the Paramus Veterans Home. We pulled this off a Facebook group page and thought it was a very good cause, helping those who served:

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Village of Ridgewood’s 2020 Veterans Day Ceremony

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Ridgewood NJ, Neither COVID or a light rain could stop the Village of Ridgewood’s 2020 Veterans Day Ceremony held at Van Neste Memorial Park .The Ridgewood Police Honor Guard presented the colors for  the Veterans Day ceremony .

Mayor Susan Kundsen , Deputy Mayor Mike Sedon , Sergeant James Leonard, American Legion Post  53 Commander Bob Paoli , Legionnaire Bill Leahy, and Father John Ginty were among the speakers ( we will update  as we get more information). National Anthem sung by Sally Ann Tumas-Skoric.  Other council members in attendance Pan Perron, Lorraine Reynolds and Bernadette Walsh .

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