Union members upgrade memorial in Salem County for a true HERO

UPPER PITTSGROVE TWP. — Volunteer union workers spent Friday making upgrades to the roadside memorial placed at the spot where a U.S. Navy Ensign tragically lost his life because of a drunken driver.

“It’s a wonderful feeling to come out here with organized labor and our apprentices,” said Richard Tolson who is director of the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Local 5. “The skills that they are learning and the noble effort that they are doing for their community and their family is just a great thing to be part of.”

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Source: NJ.com Salem

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