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Fanwood Observes Veterans Day

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Scotch Plains-Fanwood VFW Post 10122 commander Earl Pavlik of Scotch Plains - a Vietnam War army vet - salutes fallen comrades on Veterans Day in Fanwood. Credits: John Mooney
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Fanwood Borough Clerk Eleanor McGovern reads Veterans Day Proclamation. Credits: John Mooney
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Fanwood police participated in Veterans Day observances in Fanwood. Credits: John Mooney
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Fanwood firefighters on Veterans Day Credits: John Mooney
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Adam Kiell and Jack Burke Credits: John Mooney
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FANWOOD, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood observed Veterans Day on Friday, Nov. 11 with a ceremony that included Fanwood police officers, firefighters, local dignitaries, veterans and their families.

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