Fanwood named among NJ’s Best Towns for Families

New Jersey Family released their list of "Best Towns in New Jersey for Families" for 2017 with Fanwood among the top 40! Ranked #38 in a list of over 500 towns, Fanwood is among the best towns for families to live, fairing well in multiple categories. New Jersey Family measured each municipality against a host of

Council Meeting recognzies Volunteer and Girl Scouts

Rick Regenthal, president of the Fanwood Volunteer Fire Company, was named Volunteer of the Month by Mayor Colleen Mahr at the March Council meeting, on Tuesday, March 21 (pictured). Rick is a 40 year veteran of the fire service and a past chief with many hours of service in Fanwood. Mayor Mahr also recognized Girl

Elizabethtown Gas Main Replacement Updates

A representative from Elizabethtown Gas attended the Borough council meeting on March 21 to update the borough on the gas main replacement projects taking place in Fanwood this spring. One project is currently underway in the southeast quadrant including Shady Lane (pictured), Poplar Place, Clement Place, Winfield Terrace and Beech Avenue. The second, larger project


FOR INFORMATION ONLY Special Meetings of the Mayor and Council have been scheduled for Monday, March 27 and Tuesday March 28, at Fanwood Borough Hall, 75 North Martine Avenue, Fanwood, NJ, at 7:00 pm, to discuss the 2017 Municipal Budget. Official action may be taken.

3rd Annual New Jersey Makers Day in Fanwood

On Saturday, March 25 community members of all ages are invited to the Fanwood Memorial Library for an exciting NJ Makers Day! This free event is filled with New Jersey’s freshest innovations, creative efforts, and inspiring growth in the fields of science, technology, engineering, arts, math and more! Snap circuits, Arduino, 3D-pens, Button and Pom-Pom Makers and the big

Fanwood Memorial Library presents “Dear Ann Landers…”

On April 2 at 2 p.m., the Fanwood Memorial Library presents "Dear Ann Landers…", a one woman show staring Scotch Plains native Linda Turash. Ms. Turash has been acting for over 30 years. Besides Ann Landers, some of her favorite roles include Martha in "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,' Eleanor in "The Lion in Winter"

Fanwood’s 28th Annual Clean Communities Day is 4/22

Looking for a fun way to spend Earth Day?  Fanwood will hold its 28th Annual Clean Communities Day on Saturday, April 22 as part of the community’s observance of Earth Day.  Help us give the Borough a “spring cleaning”.   Come join your neighbors and borough officials for a few hours to spruce up Fanwood.  Grant money

A Special Thanks from Mayor Mahr

This past weekend's Irish Festival was a great success despite the cold temperatures! I want to sincerely thank Sean Flannery and Frank Pascale, owners of Sheelan's Crossing, for their incredibly hard work and sponsorship of this wonderful community event. Sheelan's Crossing is so much more than just our favorite neighborhood pub. Thank you from all of us! A special thank you also to all of the event sponsors for

Come Join the Fanwood Senior Club!

The Fanwood Senior Club wants you to join! The Fanwood Senior club meets several times a month to offer senior citizens friendship activities, and trips to enjoy. There is a monthly bus trip to Atlantic City and many other outings that the more than 100 club members enjoy. The Club’s meeting schedule is as follows,

Annual Fanwood Easter Egg Hunt is April 8

Forest Road Park will host Fanwood’s annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8. The event will begin eggs-actly at 10 a.m. Participation in the event is free, and parking is limited so families are encouraged to arrive early.  The rain date is April 15 at the same time and place, if necessary. All children

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