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Santa Claus Is Coming to Town (on Dec.13)

He knows who has been naughty or nice.  We'll all find out on Dec. 13 when Santa Claus is coming to town. Credits: Brian Horton

FANWOOD, NJ -- The annual Santa Ride through the borough of Fanwood will take place on Saturday, Dec. 13.

The annual ride is sponsored by the Fanwood Fire Dept., Fanwood Rescue Squad and PBA Local 123, which will all help escort Santa around town..

Santa’s elves will accept packages at the Fire House behind Borough Hall, beginning on Saturday, Nov. 29. Drop-off times are 5:00 - 9:00 p.m., Nov. 29-30, and 6:00 - 9:00 p.m., Dec. 1-5. Packages may not be dropped off at the Police Dept.
Since Santa has to make his list and check it twice, late gifts cannot be accepted. All packages MUST include name, address and phone number. Gifts must be no larger than a typical shoe box and only one gift per child is permitted. Packages for the same address must be bundled together.
The rain date is Saturday, Dec. 20.  No word on a snow date.

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