WHAT IS GOVERNOR CHRISTIE TRYING TO HIDE? For over 100 years, governments and businesses in the U.S. have been required to inform the public about vital matters like government contract bids, variance applications, sub-division variance applications, foreclosures, sales of government property, government contract bids, and municipal tax sales. But this week, Gov. Chris Christie and […]

Former Fanwood resident will be in Summer Olympics

Former Fanwood resident will be in Summer Olympics

FANWOOD, NJ — Ana Bogdanovski, a former resident of Fanwood, will carry the flag of her country, Macedonia, at this year’s Summer Olympics in Rio. She is a dual citizen of the United States and Macedonia, a country in Southern Europe, where both her parents were born. Bogdanovski will carry the flag on Aug. 5 and […]

Fanwood movie series sets summer in motion

FANWOOD, NJ — This summer, residents have the opportunity to watch movies at La Grande Park in Fanwood with friends and family. The movies will be shown on a inflatable 16-foot outdoor movie screen. The series began the last Tuesday in June, and it will continue on each Tuesday between 8 and 8:30 p.m., until mid […]

Madison McBride is Trooper of the Year

Madison McBride is Trooper of the Year

FANWOOD, NJ — Madison McBride, of Fanwood, won the Trooper of the Year Award at the Watchung Stables 83rd annual Spring Troop Horse Show, which took place May 27 to 29. Stable manager Rachel Bechtold honored McBride for her attendance and show points. “Winning this award has been the biggest honor of my life,” said McBride […]

Fanwood Police ready for Project ChildSafe

FANWOOD, NJ — The Fanwood Police are committed to keep the community safe by participating in Project ChildSafe, an organization that distributes firearm safety materials. These materials include safety kits that provide gun owners with a gun locking device and a brochure about gun safety. The Fanwood Police Department is one of the 15,000 law enforcement […]

Essential oils at the library

FANWOOD, NJ — Former Fanwood resident Delsa Richards returned to New Jersey to share her passion for essential oils with residents in the area on April 14 at the Mountainside Public Library. Aside from explaining the various uses of essential oils, she also shared some of her favorites with the group. Each type of oil is […]

Fanwood is Rockin’ for Autism

FANWOOD, NJ — To help support her brother, Ethan, and other people with autism, Mallory Banks organized a Rockin’ for Autism festival, held at LaGrande Park in Fanwood on April 16. The event began with an opening announcement from Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, followed by a performance by GoodWorks, a rock and soul band dedicated to […]

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%) […]