River Edge has always had residents who have gone above and beyond to serve our community. From our police, fire, and ambulance corps to our DPW, library, and volunteer organizations River Edge has hometown heroes. On this page we want to honor some of those heroes while telling some of their story.
If you know a hometown hero in River Edge we want to know about them. Simply fill out the form below to nominate someone and we will look into sharing their story. Below is a brief list of reasons someone could be seen as a hometown hero.
Our first hometown hero is World War II veteran, Cherry Hill Crossing Guard, VFW leader and St Peter’s usher Joe Maugeri. If you have lived in River Edge over the last decades you know Joe as a River Edge Treasure. His dedication to the community, our country and his family are well known throughout the town making him our obvious first choice in this series.