Please visit the Essex County Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs website by clicking on their logo below to learn more about upcoming events and activities in Branch Brook Park as the cherry blossoms make their annual return to Belleville!!!
Click on the Cherry Blossom image below to view a live webcam feed from Branch Brook Park.
The Township of Belleville will conduct a street naming dedication in honor of Roger B. Crowell, Specialist 4th Class (SP4) on Saturday, March 26, 2016 at 11:30 AM at the corner of Tiona Avenue and Nolton Street.
He was assigned to the 1st Platoon, C Troop, 3rd Squadron, 4th Calvary Regiment, 25th Infantry Division.
A victim of the Vietnam conflict, he was killed in action on January 31, 1968 when an armored personnel carrier he was driving was hit by rockets.
He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, the Bronze Star, two Purple Hearts, the Combat Infantryman Badge, and the South Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry.
For more information about this dedication ceremony, please contact:
Thomas Grolimond, Chairman Recreation and Cultural Affairs Advisory Council E-mail: [email protected]
More information about Roger Crowell’s ultimate sacrifice to our Country can be found by clicking on the NJ Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial image.