Waldwick prepares to pay tribute to fallen Marine

A Bergen County town is preparing to say goodbye to one of its own. Flags are flying at half staff in Waldwick for Marine Staff

WALDWICK - A Bergen County town is preparing to say goodbye to one of its own. Flags are flying at half staff in Waldwick for Marine Staff Sgt. Joseph D'Augustine.

He was killed last week in Afghanistan.

A procession will make its way through the town tomorrow, past the high school that D'Augustine graduated from in 2001. The procession will also pass his family's home and travel through the heart of Waldwick, where he grew up.

The Borough of Waldwick says the procession is scheduled to begin on E. Prospect Street at approximately 12 p.m. and continue onto Franklin Turnpike and then to Wyckoff Avenue to Waldwick High School and return to Franklin Turnpike. In an effort to limit vehicular traffic, the Borough says it is asking that drivers do not attempt to drive in or near the procession route. The Borough is also asking drivers to park at an off-site location and walk to your destination. Road closures are anticipated to last until early afternoon on Tuesday.

The Borough says Franklin Turnpike will be closed Wednesday from Wyckoff Avenue in Waldwick to Blauvelt Avenue in Ho-Ho-Kus from 9 a.m. to approximately 12:30 p.m. The borough is asking for assistance in limiting vehicular traffic in that area.

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