Earth Day Clean Up Takes Place on Saturday, April 23

Phyllis Fischer cleans up along South Ave. as part of Earth Day activities in Fanwood.   Credits: Brian Horton
Councilman Jack Molenaar, left, reads a proclamation marking Fanwood's 27th annual Clean Community Day as longtime event volunteer Bob McCarthy, right, looks on.  Credits: Brian Horton
Linda Talcot cleans up in the small park at South and Martine Avenues in Fanwood. Volunteers cleaned borough streets, parks and along the NJ Transit railroad tracks.  Credits: Brian Horton
Mayor Colleen Mahr helps two young volunteers from the Terrill Road Baptist Church youth group pick up trash along the New Jersey Transit tracks in Fanwood.   Credits: Brian Horton
A team of volunteers, including Buddhist Monks, helped clean up along Martine Avenue during 25th anniversary Earth Day activities in Fanwood.   Credits: Brian Horton

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood's annual Community Cleanup and Earth Day celebration will take place on Saturday, April 23.

Volunteer groups and individuals interested in joining the effort are invited to gather at 8:30 a.m. at the South Ave. parking lot of the Fanwood train station. Mayor Colleen Mahr, Public Works Director Clint Dicksen, and the Community Clean Up committee will kick off the event. Volunteers will receive a t-shirt, cleanup gear, and free pizza from Nick's Pizza.

To register, call the Fanwood Public Works Department at (908) 322-7404. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP.

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