Fanwood Receives ROID Grant Award for 2017

The Borough of Fanwood has received a Recreational Opportunities for Individuals with Disabilities for 2017 from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs. The grant will fund additional programming  to include children with disabilities in sports programs and teen social nights,  building on the success of Fanwood’s existing program.    The project unites Fanwood and

January 17th, 2017|

Fanwood welcomes Kessler Rehabilitation Center

Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr joined members of Kessler Rehabilitation Center and the business community at 246 South Avenue for a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, January 11.  The new center offers physical therapy, sports medicine, and work health services. Photo : From left to right: President Bill Anastassatos, Michele Beltram, Felicia Butts, Rich Romano, Anthony D’Anza,

January 13th, 2017|

Officials are sworn in at Fanwood Reorganization meeting

Congrats to Council members Kathy Mitchell and Tom Kranz, sworn in during Fanwood's annual reorganization meeting on Monday, January 2, 2017. Kathy begins her 7th term, Tom his 2nd. View the full photo album here.

January 3rd, 2017|

Holiday recycling tips from PMUA

Separate Gift Boxes from Trash A friendly reminder to recycle and dispose of your holiday gift boxes with your cardboard. Additional Holiday Recycling Tips Be sure to recycle wrapping paper and cardboard boxes with your regular newspaper and cardboard recycle collection. Remember to remove Styrofoam inserts from cardboard boxes, since cardboard can’t be recycled with Styrofoam inside.

December 29th, 2016|

Christmas Tree Pick Up

Christmas tree pickup begins on Tuesday, January 3 and continues through the end of January. Pickup is town wide and trees must be left on the curb OUT of traffic. No wreaths or garlands will be picked up, just trees.

December 27th, 2016|

Fanwood Community Members recognized at Council Meeting

Volunteers of the Month for December were Fanwood firefighters Frank Dietl and Doug Germinder, designated Santa’s helpers during the annual Santa Parade through Fanwood this past Saturday. The Santa Parade is a decades-old tradition in which Santa Claus goes door to door through the town delivering presents to our children. The planning and execution takes

December 20th, 2016|

Helpful Anti-Theft Tips for the Holiday Season

As the seasonal holidays draw near , the hectic rush of shopping, traveling and preparing for visitors can put consumers at greater risk for scams, fraud and theft. The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders reminds residents that they can take a few simple steps to protect themselves.  “To ensure that you are protected, start

December 19th, 2016|

Santa Parade 2016: Mission Accomplished!

An overnight snowfall caused a delay in the start of this year's Santa Parade through Fanwood as fire officials assessed safety concerns. But the parade went off smoothly on Saturday, December 17th, as hundreds of gifts were delivered door to door by Santa Claus with the assistance of the Fanwood Fire Department, Fanwood Rescue Squad

December 18th, 2016|

Santa Parade IS ON!

ATTENTION FANWOOD FAMILIES: The Fanwood Santa Parade is on for today, Saturday, 12/17. Santa will begin his trip around 1pm. It will take until 7 or 8pm to make it through the whole town, so be patient and listen for the sirens. Please have children waiting for Santa at the curb. Thanks for your patience!

December 17th, 2016|

Fanwood Receives Innovation in Public Private Partnership Award

Mixed use development project on Terrill Road illustrates the successful collaboration between municipal, non-profit, and private entities to better the community The Borough of Fanwood and Community Access Unlimited were recently honored at the New Jersey League of Municipalities and NJBIZ Innovation in Public Private Partnership Awards.  The award recognized the successful public private partnership

December 8th, 2016|
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