Saturday, March 23, 2013
Services for Lawrence J. Pullen will begin on Sunday, March 24 at the Higgins Memorial Home.
Saturday, March 23
Lawrence J. Pullen, 84, of Toms River, died Thursday, March 21 at Manchester Manor, Manchester. Pullen was born in Hightstown and had resided in Freehold before moving to Lakewood in 1983. He later moved to Toms River. He served in the U.S. Army from 1946 to 1947 and was a mechanic for Nestle Company for 39 years before his retirement in 1991. Pullen was a member of American Legion Post No. 54, an Ex-Captain of Engine and Hose Company No. 1 of the Freehold Fire Department where he served for over 25 years, Freehold Exempt Fireman's Association; Freehold Fire Fin and Feather Club; the Nestle Quarter Century Club; and a life member of the Deborah Hospital Auxiliary. Pullen was predeceased by a son. Surviving are his wife, Irene Alexander …
Monday, November 5, 2012
Updates for Monday, Nov. 5.
The following information came from Freehold Borough Mayor Nolan Higgins and Freehold Township Mayor Anthony Ammiano. Additional updates will be provided as they become available.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
A California firefighter will make a stop in Freehold before completing his cross-country bike ride.
The Freehold Borough Fire Department will be opening its doors for a California firefighter as he rides his bike across the country to raise money for his 22-year-old quadriplegic sister. John Byrne, 25, is a firefighting engineer in Nipomo, Calif. who has set a goal of raising $50,000 as he rides his bike from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Brooklyn Bridge. The money Bryne is raising during this 3,500 mile ride is for a car that his sister, Lauren, could use to help her regain her independence. Freehold Firefighter, Mike Crawford has been Bryne’s local contact. Bryne’s mother and Crawford grew up next to one another in Freehold before she relocated to California Bryne’s grandfather was also a firefighter in Freehold for 30 years and Bryne’…