ROAD CLOSURES

  • Due to construction, Hunter Avenue between Midway Avenue and the Scotch Plains border is closed to all traffic. As a result, Madison Avenue between Willow Avenue and Hunter Avenue is also closed.
  • Water main replacement continues to close South Martine Avenue evenings this week from 8pm until 4am, south of Shady Lane.

Pulaski Skyway Northbound Closed for Two Years

The northbound Pulaski Skyway (Routes 1/9) will remain closed for two years for reconstruction. Extensive detours through and around Jersey City are in effect and traffic on Routes 78, 22 and the NJ Turnpike are expected to increase. Anyone who drives into NYC using the Holland Tunnel will be affected. Commuters can learn about alternatives, including the new Route 95 Bus, at pulaskiskyway.com.

Fanwood's Own, Administrator of the Year

Eleanor McGovern, Fanwood's Borough Clerk and Administrator, was named Administrator of the Year at the annual dinner of the Gateway Chamber of Commerce, north Jersey's largest chamber, at the Renaissance Hotel in Elizabeth. Pictured here with Eleanor (blue jacket) are Fanwood Councilman Kevin Boris, Laura Palermo of Provident Bank, Fanwood Council President Russ Huegel, Mayor Colleen Mahr and Fanwood Public Works Director Clint Dicksen. Congrats, Eleanor!

Borough Council Meeting Wednesday instead of Tuesday

The April meeting of the Fanwood Borough Council and Mayor takes place on Wednesday, April 16th, 7:00 PM, at Fanwood Borough Hall, 75. N. Martine Avenue.  As always, the meeting is open to the public and will be broadcast live on Comcast channel 35.

Egg Hunt, Little League Signal Real Start of Spring

Sunshine and smiles were the order of the day Saturday, April 12th, for the annual Easter Egg Hunt at Forest Road Park and opening day ceremonies for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Little League at Booth Field in Scotch Plains.

Photos by Brian Horton
Photos by Brian Horton

Support Our Soldiers Through Our High School Students

Please join our high school students in collecting items for soldiers serving overseas through the Support 4 Soldiers campaign. Drop off boxes are located at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High, Union Catholic High and the Fanwood Municipal Building. Here's a list of needed itemsMore info

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