TRENTON -- As the nation honors those in the armed services, here's a list of what's open and closed for Veterans Day.

Originally known as Armistice Day, President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed it in 1919 to be celebrated on November 11, to honor World War I veterans. In 1954, the day was expanded to include World War II veterans, and the word "veteran" replaced "armistice."


  • Federal offices
  • US Postal Service
  • State offices (including the Motor Vehicle Commission)
  • Courts: local, state and federal
  • Bond markets. The stock market, however, will be open for regular trading.

Banks have the option to close on Veterans Day.

New Jersey Transit will operate on a normal schedule, but will lift fare restrictions for peak period travel.

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