SOMERS POINT — Thursday, Dec. 7 is the 76th anniversary of the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor — “A date which will live in infamy,” according to President Franklin Roosevelt.
The city will hold its annual Pearl Harbor Day remembrance ceremony 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3 to honor the soldiers and sailors who died in the attack, and commemorate the events that pushed the United States into World War II.
Ron Powell, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and longtime coordinator for the Marine Corps Reserv…
The ceremony will be held on the William Morrow Beach at Bay and Higbee avenues. There will be speakers, taps will be played, and Mayor Jack Glasser will help toss a memorial wreath into the bay in honor of the soldiers who were killed that day in Hawaii.
South Jersey Congressman Frank LoBiondo will be speaking in front of the Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce Tuesday afternoon about current federal issues as well as economic development in the area.
City officials encouraged all to come out and honor the fallen heroes and remember the importance of the day.