FANWOOD, NJ -- Mayor Colleen Mahr swore in three new recruits to the Fanwood Volunteer Fire Department on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Borough Hall.

Pictured, left to right, are: Nick Tripodi, Adam Miksis, and Dante Clausen. Chief John Piccola, far right, looked on, as did Council members Trisha Walsh and Anthony Carter. The trio will be in the next class at the Union County Fire Academy.

Also at the meeting, the Council also passed resolutions that

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1) secures funding for the re-engineering and repaving of Stewart Place, Ginder Place, a portion of Paterson Road and paving of portions of Montrose Ave., Pleasant Ave., and Cray Terrace that were only partially paved last year;

2) monitors and repairs Fanwood’s 26 miles of underground sewer pipes, a shared services agreement with the Plainfield Area Sewage Authority (PARSA); and

3) awards contracts to repair and update the bathrooms in LaGrande and Forest Road Park and installation of new floors for both buildings. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.