North Arlington will mark 4th with reading of Declaration of Independence

The Borough of North Arlington will continue its tradition of reading the Declaration of Independence aloud on the steps of Borough Hall, marking the 248th anniversary of the nation’s independence, on July 4.

The celebration aims to honor the historical significance of Independence Day beyond the customary festivities of hot dogs and fireworks.

The event begins at noon, with borough officials, employees, residents, students and visitors. Borough first responders and the DPW will join in reading sections from the historic documents.

“North Arlington takes great pride in preserving our nation’s heritage by commemorating Independence Day with the reading of the Declaration of Independence,” North Arlington Mayor Daniel H. Pronti said. “This tradition not only educates but also unites our entire community, while exemplifying patriotism.”

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