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Fanny Wood Day Fun in the Sun

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Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr welcomes the crowd and thanks sponsors of Fanny Wood Day. Credits: John Mooney
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BSA Troop 33 leads Pledge of Allegiance Credits: John Mooney
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South Avenue on Fanny Wood Day 2014. Credits: John Mooney
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Borough Council President Russ Huegel and Police Officer Elliott Bernard at the TAPintoSPF table at the 17th annual Fanny Wood Day in downtown Fanwood.
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Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr (far left) and other contestants compete in the water balloon toss at Fanny Wood Day on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Credits: John Mooney
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The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA is among the exhibitors at Fanny Wood Day. Credits: John Mooney
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Rides for the kids at Fanny Wood Day Credits: John Mooney
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K9 Resorts co-founder and Fanny Wood Day co-chair Jason Parker with Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover at Fanny Wood Day. Credits: John Mooney
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Pizza eating contest sponsored by Nick's Pizza. Credits: John Mooney
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Jessica and Paul Waterson outside Nick's Pizza, which sponsored a pizza-eating company.   Credits: John Mooney
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The aftermath of the pie-eating contest sponsored by Mara's Cafe at Fanny Wood Day. Credits: John Mooney
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Tim Glastal enjoying the fun and sun at Fanny Wood Day. Credits: John Mooney
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Unity Bank was among the exhibitors at Fanny Wood Day. Credits: John Mooney
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Playing dress up at Be Craftful Credits: John Mooney
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Kids at the ice cream eating contest sponsored by Double Dipper at Fanny Wood Day on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Credits: John Mooney
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BSA Troop 33 Eagle Scout candidate Christopher Bondarowicz explains his "Bat Box" Eagle project. Credits: John Mooney
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Friendly Fanwood Face Credits: John Mooney
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FANWOOD, NJ -- Under unseasonably warm temperatures and sunny skies, Fanwood celebrated the 17th annual Fanny Wood Day in the borough's downtown.  

Residents and visitors alike enjoyed record numbers of food vendors, rides, and contests, ranging from ice cream-eating to a doggie fashion show. Some of the day's highlights:

  • Buffalo Wing Eating Contest (sponsored by Oh’Brian’s Pour House)
  • Ice Cream Eating Contest (sponsored by the Double Dipper)
  • Pie Eating Contest (sponsored by Mara’s Cafe)
  • Water Balloon Toss (sponsored by The Goddard School)
  • Hula Hoop contest (sponsored by The Goddard School
  • Pizza Eating Contest (sponsored by Nick’s Pizza and Deli)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPvgP9gGWPk&feature=youtu.be

Check out the slideshow of images from a great day in downtown Fanwood. 

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