Members of the Nesquehoning Police Department and Nesquehoning VFW gather in front of Hauto Fire Department's rescue truck for a picture on Sunday, May 26. Standing from left are Officer Robert Blisard, Chief Sean Smith, Don DeMarco, Ed Coll, Lee Thear, James Mulholland, Tom Mckeever, Rich Ellis, Ted Dacey, Stanley Gieniec, Joe Drosdak, Bill Heffelfinger, Frank Kattner, Officer Brian White and Officer Dane O'Brien. The fire department makes a homemade meal every year for those participating in Veterans Day ceremonies at their monument. This has been an annual tradition for at least the last 40 years as a way of showing their appreciation for the veterans and police officers of the community.