Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr presents a framed pencil sketch of the old Fanwood train station to Fanwood Fire Department Chief John Piccola,Volunteer of the Month, at the Borough council meeting on Tuesday, Mar. 18. Piccola was honored for his years of service, both as the fire chief and as a member of the borough's Public Works Department.
Fanwood Volunteer of the Month: Fire Dept. Chief John Piccola
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