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Scenes from Fanwood's Fan Jam

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Uber Jesus rocked Fanwood Summer Fan Jam, a music and food truck festival at La Grande Park on Sunday. Credits: John Mooney
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Uber Jesus rocked the stage at La Grande Park Credits: John Mooney
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Fan Jam drew thousands of people from Fanwood, Scotch Plains, and elsewhere. Credits: Jon Joshua
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Led Zeppelin cover band Black Dog headlined Fanwood's Summer Fan Jam music and food truck festival. Credits: Jon Joshua
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Led Zeppelin cover band Black Dog guitarist channels Jimmy Page. Credits: Jon Joshua
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Popoular local band, The Broadcasters: John Haussman, Michael Novello, Nino Di Fabio, Ed Gardella Credits: John Mooney
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The Broadcasters Credits: John Mooney
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Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr with her mother, Nancy Yewaisis. Credits: John Mooney
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Ed Gardella of The Broadcasters Credits: John Mooney
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Amanda Barnett and Rich Burke soaked in the sights and sounds at Fanwood's Summer Fan Jam on Sunday. Credits: John Mooney
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Lindsey, Ava and Mike Giannacio enjoyed the afternoon in La Grande Park in Fanwood. Credits: John Mooney
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1953 Mercury at the Fan Jam Car Show. Credits: John Mooney
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Marco Massa Credits: John Mooney
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Kids await the start of a ride. Credits: John Mooney
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Mom and daughter on a ride at Fan Jam on Sunday. Credits: John Mooney
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Uber Jesus Credits: John Mooney
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Uber Jesus drummer Credits: John Mooney
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Uber Jesus bassist Credits: John Mooney
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Face painting at Fanwood's Fan Jam. Credits: Jon Joshua
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Obstacle Course for kids at Fanwood's Summer Fan Jam. Credits: Jon Joshua
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The Broadcasters Credits: Jon Joshua
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Classic car show. Credits: Jon Joshua
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FANWOOD, NJ -- Thousands of people from across the region came to Fanwood’s La Grande Park on Sunday, July 9, for the first annual Fan Jam music festival in Fanwood.

Five live bands, a classic car show, more than a dozen food trucks, and local and regional vendors and exhibitors celebrated summer on a perfect day in the park.

Staged by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce and the Borough of Fanwood, the day-long festival promises to be a yearly tradition, judging by the turnout and the good times being had by all.

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"What a great day for Fanwood. You really couldn't have asked for better," said Mayor Colleen Mahr. "This is an awesome event."

The event's many sponsors include Sheelen's Crossing, which provided a beer garden, Fanwood Animal Hospital, Lightbridge Academy, Goddard School, Two River Community Bank, Family Investors, Fanwood Pharmacy, Fanwood Back Relief and others.

Thanks also to the Fanwood Police Department for keeping an eye on everyone and the Fanwood Rescue Squad for being on hand for safety and ambulance tours.

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