Monday, May 26, 2014

City of Hackensack Comes Together to Honor Fallen Heroes--Happy Memorial Day

This morning, the City of Hackensack came together at Veteran's Memorial Park to honor our fallen heroes at the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony.  Present were members of the community, city workers, Boy Scout Troop 5, the Hackensack Police Color Guard, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, Police Director Mordaga, Fire Chief Freeman, Mayor Labrosse, Deputy Mayor Canestrino, and Councilman Sims.  Mayor Labrosse offered remarks and urged the community to remember the tender significance of this day.

Presentations were made by the members of Boy Scout Troop 5, the Hackensack Police Color Guard, the City Council, the Chamber of Commerce, the Hackensack Fire Department, the American Legion Post #1, and UNICO.

Hackensack Police Color Guard

Mayor Labrosse
Purple Heart, Bronze Star, and Silver Star Recipient Lee D'Arminio raised the flag with Troop 5

Troop 5

Let us not forget the meaning of this day. Memorial Day, the last Monday in May, is a day of remembrance and serves to honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice in the service of their country. Let us not forget our fallen heroes.