PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. - Local veterans received a special tribute on the high school gridiron.

It was Military Appreciation Night at Maloney Stadium. Veterans were greeted by cheers as they walked into the stadium for the game between P'burg and Hillsborough.

At halftime, the vets walked around the track, one military branch at a time.

Before the football game, the veterans enjoyed meals served up students during a picnic on the middle school lawn. They were entertained with music from the Phillipsburg band.