Rod and gun club takes veterans fishing


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service employee Fran Stephenson is shown headed down to the far end of the lake to bring back some veterans for their lunch break.




  • Maria Jones of West Milford is about to begin cutting the cake donated by Wakefern Food, the owner of several area Shop Rite stores.




  • Ted Flaxman of Wantage enjoyed a day of fishing at the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge. Mr. Flaxman served in the Special Forces from 1965 to 1968. He was assisted by Double V member Pat Basso (left) also of Wantage.



Vernon’s Double V Rod and Gun Club brought 36 disabled American military veterans, for a free day of fishing at the Wallkill River National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday.

Some 34 club members and seven additional boy scouts and volunteers helped make the day a success that included a fine lunch and celebratory cake donated by Wakefern Food, the owner of several area Shop Rite stores.

This section of the refuge is now open to all and features a brand new handicapped accessible fishing dock with ramps.

— Photos by Chris Wyman
For more photos, visit www.advertisernewsnorth.com.


Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

Highland Stage bringing Beauty and the Beast
This summer the Highland Stage will sweep you away to France for this enchanted musical where Belle feels trapped in her...
Farm bill earns Assembly approval
Lawmakers advanced legislation by Assemblyman Parker Space helping New Jersey farms be more competitive and profitable.
The...
N.J. employers add 10,600 jobs
Total employment in New Jersey increased by 10,600 jobs in June, according to preliminary estimates released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, the...
Lafayette student participating in research program
Kiprian Gernat, of Lafayette, is one of 120 students working this summer in Union College's summer research...

VIDEOS



Sign up to get our newsletter emailed to you every week!

  • Enter your email address in the box below.
  • Select the newsletters you would like to subscribe to.
  • Click the 'SUBSCRIBE' button.



MOST COMMENTED



Click on the ad above to print your coupon!
Weather in Lafayette, NJ