Fanwood library hosts maker day

FANWOOD, NJ — Mandy Richards, the adult/teen services librarian at the Fanwood Library ran the weekly maker day on April 11. She lives in Garwood and loves working with the Fanwood community. She’s excited to join the movement of maker days in the library. The library began hosting a weekly maker day just this year, and […]

‘Moms’ rally for sensible gun control in Fanwood

FANWOOD, NJ — October 1, 2015, Roseburg, Oregon: 10 lives lost. July 16, 2015, Chattanooga, Tennessee: Five lives lost. May 23, 2014, Isla Vista California, University of California, Santa Barbara: Six lives lost. Faith leaders, councilpersons, mayors, activists, a Union County freeholder and state legislators — including Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-12) — united to remember the […]

Union County board of education results

* – Indicates election winners All information according to the Union County clerk’s office   BERKELEY HEIGHTS, VOTE FOR TWO Robert Cianciulli – 867 (27.51%) *Christine Reilly – 1,376 (43.65%) *Doug Reinstein – 899 (28.52%) Write-in – 54 (.18%)   CLARK, VOTE FOR THREE *Scott Bohm – 991 (25.12%) *Robert Smorol, Jr. – 983 (24.92%) […]

Gandarez named store manager in Fanwood’s TD Bank location

FANWOOD – TD Bank has promoted Rute M. Gandarez to Assistant Vice President, Store Manager of the Fanwood location at 580 N Avenue in Fanwood. She is responsible for new business development, consumer and business lending, managing personnel and overseeing the day-to-day operations at the store serving customers throughout the area. Gandarez has 12 years […]

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA helps prepare Seventh-Graders for healthy lifestyle with Health Bee

SCOTCH PLAINS — The Fanwood-Scotch Plains UnitedHealthcare Health Bee took place this past Tuesday at the Fanwood Scotch Plains YMCA. In the first picture from Tuesday’s event, Seventh grade students from Kumpf Middle School cheer after correctly answering a question in the second annual Health Bee at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA. The Kumpf Middle School […]

Fanwood Choir Festival issues call-out for singers

FANWOOD — A call is out for singers for the annual Fanwood Choir Festival to be held on Sunday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Fanwood Presbyterian Church. Singers from the area are invited to join this joyful singing event. New this year will be an opportunity for children to sing with the choir. Rehearsals begin on Wednesday, […]

Miss New Jersey begins speaking tour in Scotch Plains/Fanwood High School

Scotch Plains — Cierra Kaler-Jones, Miss New Jersey of the Miss America Pageant System, has started her tour of New Jersey schools in Scotch Plains. Recently she spoke to Ms. Call’s 9th and 12th grade health classes at Scotch Plains/Fanwood High School. “I love speaking to the students and engaging in conversations with them,” she said. “They […]

Alleged serial bank robber arrested after morning robbery in Colonia

NEWARK — A man allegedly responsible for a three-county New Jersey bank robbery spree faces a federal charge today following his arrest yesterday, after the rush hour robbery of a Rahway Savings Institute in Colonia, U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman announced. Jason Novello, 35, of Elizabeth, is charged by complaint with one count of bank robbery […]

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA to welcome Sen. Booker for Martin Luther King Day of Service

SCOTCH PLAINS — Sen. Cory Booker will join teen volunteers at the Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA in preparing a meal for the Plainfield Area YMCA Emergency Housing Department on Monday, Jan. 20 at 3:30 p.m. The activity is part of Fanwood-Scotch Plains’ MLK Day of Service where the community comes together to give back. The YMCA is […]