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by William A. Burke for The Westfield Leader

HONORING OUR FALLEN HEROES...Members of the Monsignor Henry Watterson No. 1711 Chapter of the Knights of Columbus march in Monday’s Westfield Memorial Day Parade. Behind them are members of New Jersey Field Music, a fife, drum and bugle corps that plays authentic historical music while dressed in Civil War period uniforms. The parade started at the Veterans World War I Monument and concluded at Fairview Cemetery.

by William A. Burke for The Westfield Leader

STANDING AT ATTENTION...Members of the Westfield Town Council, left to right, Gail S. Vernick, James J. Gruba, Neil F. Sullivan, Jr., Lawrence A. Goldman and Donnell Carr, Westfield Municipal Judge Marion S. Mogielnicki, and Councilman Norman N. Greco, listen to part of the festivities paying tribute to Westfield’s fallen military service men and women.

Westfield Mayor Thomas C. Jardim addressed those in attendance.

by William A. Burke for The Times

AIRBORNE...A student from Martial Arts America goes airborne during a demonstration as part of Monday’s annual Fanwood Memorial Day carnival.

by William A. Burke for The Times

IN REMEMBRANCE...The color guard salutes those service men and women who gave their lives for their country. The salute was part of Scotch Plains-Fanwood Memorial Day Parade festivities.

A DIGNIFIED OCCASION...Among the many dignitaries at Monday’s Memorial Day Parade ceremony was Scotch Plains Mayor Irene T. Schmidt, addressing those in attendance. Also in attendance were a member of DECA, the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School student marketing association; Fanwood Councilman William E. Populus, Jr.; another DECA representative; Fanwood Mayor Maryanne S. Connelly; Assemblyman Alan M. Augustine of Scotch Plains; Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Chairwoman Linda d. Stender of Fanwood, and Assemblyman Richard H. Bagger of Westfield.

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