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Glen Rock Gazette TM NOVEMBER 9, 2007 COMING UP VETERANS DAY Ceremony Members of Glen Rock American Legion Post 145 and Glen Rock VFW Post 850 invite the public to two ceremonies on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11. There will be a wreath laying at the memorial at the Rock on Doremus Avenue at 11 a.m. followed by another short ceremony at Harding Plaza at 11:15 a.m. GRAD BALL 2008 Fundraiser Seats are still available for the Magic '08 Beefsteak Dinner Auction at St.

Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Wyckoff on Saturday, Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. This event is the primary fundraising event for what will be the 50th edition of Glen Rock High School's Graduation Ball. Tickets are $48 a person and can be reserved by calling 201-652-8637 or emailing: SENIORS Meeting The Senior Citizens Advisory Committee of Glen Rock will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Nov.

13 at 1:30 p.m. at the municipal guarters behind CVS Pharmacy at 175 Rock Road. INSIDE 2007 Glen Rock General Election Results (Unofficial) Glen Rock Mayor (4-year term) John van Keuren (R): 2090 Glen Rock Borough Council (Two 3-year terms) Mark McCullough (D): 1685 Michael 0'Hagan (R): 1733 Mary Jane Surrago (R): 1748 State Senate John Girgenti (D): 1666 General Assembly Chauncey I. Brown III (R): 1321 Elease Evans (D): 1369 Nellie Pou (D): 1425 Freeholders Elizabeth Calabrese (D): 1282 James M. Carroll (D): 1281 Paul A.

Duggan (R): 1335 Charles J. X. Kahwaty (R): 1271 TomasJ.Padilla (D): 1252 Robert B.Yudin (R): 1362 Question 1 Dedicates annual revenue of an amount egual to a tax rate of 1 under the state sales tax for property reform Yes: 1251 No: 1501 Question 2 Stem Cell Research bond issue Yes: 1525 No: 1303 Question 3 Green Acres, Farmland, Blue Acres, and Historic Preservation Bond Act of 2007 Yes: 1491 No: 1286 Question 4 Constitutional amendment concerning the right to vote for certain persons Yes: 1784 No: 935 Of Glen Rock's 7,568 registered voters, 3,102, or 41 percent, cast ballots. PHOTO Ribbons for Recovery On Sunday, Oct. 28 Glen Rock Brownie Troop 1253 held a successful fundraiser called "Ribbons for Recovery." The girls made yellow ribbons out of paper and sold them at Kil-roy's Wondermarket.

All proceeds from the fundraiser will go toward assisting the recovery of Lance lunker, a member of the 82nd Airborne unit, who was wounded in Irag on Sept. 9. He is currently recovering from head and back injuries in a military hospital in Georgia. Above are Brownies Addie Paige, Janine Downing and Sydney Cam COURTESY OF DAN AND CHERYL DOWNING Public Library in the borough-history section of the reference area. The book will also be available at the Glen Rock Historical Society.

Post 145 Vice Commander Ken Frank brought the idea to "capture the history of all the World War II veterans in the SEE VETERANS, PAGE 23 VETERANS DAY Memories of WWII soldiers featured in booklet at library CLASSIFIEDS 60 OPINION CONGREGATIONS 35 POLICE DINING 51 PUZZLE ENTERTAINMENT 52 REAL ESTATE OBITUARIES 22 SPORTS 10 7 54 55 45 Vol.14 No.9 Please recycle. At least 25 recycled gn newsprint. 100 recyclable IN CLASSIFIEDS For more classifieds, see page 60. To place a classified ad in The Glen Rock Gazette, and our other community newspapers, call 1-888-827-9074. iHMITnC PI FANflHTS ii i mi i ww ubbniiuu i HSE APT GAR BSMT DEMO 201-803-0787 973-445-0835 BYSEANMOLOUGHNEY Staff Writer They were your schoolteachers and police officers.

They were also defenders of freedom at a time when their country needed them most. Today they are dying at a rate of about 1,000 a day. But the stories of World War II veterans live on. Through a cooperative effort of American Legion Post 145 and the Glen Rock school district, the stories of about 25 Glen Rock veterans have been compiled in a booklet that tells the tales of a diverse group of service men and women, drawn together by a singular duty. The booklet is currently available for viewing at the Glen Rock incumbent.

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