Emerald Ash Borer Homeowner’s Action Plan

  The Emerald Ash Borer is an invasive insect that infests and kills only ash trees. The Emerald Ash Borer was first found in Michigan several years ago and devastated ash trees there. The Emerald Ash Borer has now been found in New Jersey in several counties including Somerset and Middlesex and may now

May 1st, 2017|

Fanwood’s 28th Annual Clean Communities Day is a Success

Clean Community Day has become a rite of spring in Fanwood.  Not only does it generate community spirit and volunteerism, but also it makes a tangible contribution to the community by removing tons of litter.  This event provides an instructive experience for participating children on the importance of recycling and keeping their environment clean. This

April 25th, 2017|

Fanwood Police warn of IRS scam

Fanwood Police Chief Richard Trigo warns that several residents have reported they have received calls from the IRS regarding unpaid taxes. THIS IS A SCAM. The IRS never contacts anyone by phone. If you receive a call regarding your need to pay taxes, please contact the Fanwood Police Department at (908) 322-5000.

April 10th, 2017|

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

March 24th, 2017|

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

March 23rd, 2017|

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

March 16th, 2017|

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,

March 16th, 2017|

Irish Festival draws a crowd

Thanks to everyone who attended the Fanwood Irish Festival on Saturday, 3/11 & Sunday, 3/12. The two-day celebration of Irish food, music and dancing was sponsored by Sheelen’s Crossing Bar/Restaurant and other local businesses.  The heated tent provided a perfect venue for a late-winter revelry that included performances from Blarney’s Stew, Michael Murphy, Billy Wilkins, and the Shea

March 13th, 2017|

Fanwood Police join “Project Medicine Drop” initiative

Fanwood and Scotch Plains Police Departments today announced that they have joined the New Jersey Attorney General’s “Project Medicine Drop” initiative, and have installed Project Medicine Drop boxes at both police headquarters. Today’s announcement makes it easier and more convenient than ever for Fanwood and Scotch Plains residents to take an active role in the

February 16th, 2017|

County celebrates Black History Month with events, awards

Union County celebrates Black History Month with a free performance honoring famed Civil Rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, February 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Union County Preforming Arts Center in Rahway. Sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Office of Cultural and Heritage Affairs under the

February 8th, 2017|
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