FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Councilmen Russ Huegel and Kevin Boris were sworn in, and Councilwoman Katherine Mitchell was elected to be the Council's president in 2015 at Fanwood Borough Hall on Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015.

Mitchell, a Fanwood resident for more than 50 years, was first elected to Council in 1999 and is its longest-serving member. She has twice before served as president of the council.

Russ Huegel, with the help of his family, took the oath of office from Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr during the council meeting in Fanwood Thursday, Jan. 1. Huegel was the Council's president in 2014 and was re-elected in the November election.  Kevin Boris, also with the help of his family, took the oath of office during the council meeting. This is Boris' second term. He was re-elected in the November election.
 
 
Additionally, Fanwood Police Chief Richard Trigo announced department promotions and welcomed new members of the department.