Memorial Day Dover

NJ Counties Online - Serving Your Community

Tuesday December 31, 2002

2002 Grad Grid
Photo Feature
Photo Feature 2
Feature Archive
Local Sports
Game of Week
Pro Sports
Sports Archive
Arts & Entertain
Dining Out
Recipe Exchange
Local Business
Real Estate
Contact Us
Events Calendar
Sports Calendar

Photos By Warren Westura

Morris County - Towns around the County celebrated Memorial Day on Monday the 27th, with colorful parades and solemn services. NJ Morris County visited three of the towns including Mount Arlington, Mountain Lakes and Dover. (above left) Frank Dauria, of Dover, Word War II Tech Sergeant Army veteran, Salutes the flag at Hurd Park, Dover.

Red, White & Blue
Shine Through

Proud to Be American
Proud to Remember, Honor

Dover Parade and Ceremony

Photos By Warren Westura

Story By Jeanne Gigli
Dover - The tradition of remembrance originated in the days and months after the Civil War in this country. It (May 30) was specified as a day to decorate the graves of those who died in service to America. This year's celebrations sparked a renewed loyalty to Old Glory as we also remembered those innocent victims who

(above left) Kelsey O'Halloran-Tolliver, holds the American Flag, whail waiting for the parade to start. (above right) A giant sized Old Glory is carried down Blackwell Street, by representitives of the NJ Naval Museum. (below left) Marine Sergeant Don Jardine, of Rockaway Twp., on leave from active duty, takes in the Memorial Day parade at Hurd Park.

perished on Sept. 11.

Amid the joyous parades were local fire and police departments, mounted police officers, civic organizations, representatives from the Boy and Girl Scouts of America, high school marching bands, classic and antique cars and tractors, politicians, rescue squads and others who were all being cheered by flag-wavin' boys, girls, moms and dads.

This first Memorial Day after the heinous and senseless attacks on our country was definitely not only a day to bring family and community together to be proud, but also a day to remember the newest victims of the global war on terrorism and to hope and pray for a safer future.

(left) Members of the Dover Midget Football and Cheerleaders march down Blackwell Street.

Search NJ Morris County Online

Enter  Key Word (s) To Search Our Site, It Works Like Alta Vista But Faster.

All Photos and pages Copyright 2000 - 2003, NJ Counties Online, Inc.

Web Page designed and built by NJ Counties Online, Inc.