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Fanwood Announces Sale Date for 2019 Train Parking Passes

September 18, 2018

Fanwood, NJ -- The Borough of Fanwood has announced the sale dates for 2019 parking passes at the Fanwood Train Station. 

October 9, 2018
Fanwood Renewals
A link and password will be emailed to all REGISTERED permit holders on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018.
* Renewals are guaranteed a space, but not the same spot as this year.

Oct. 15, 2018
Fanwood New Applicants
A link ...

Fanwood Police Chief Encourages Citizens to Register Surveillance Cameras

FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood Police Chief Richard Trigo is asking residents and business owners to help solve crime and keep the community safe by registering their surveillance cameras with the Citizen/Business Security Program to help deter crime and assist FPD in its overall crime prevention strategy.

"Many residents and business owners currently operate surveillance systems at their ...

First Responders Treated to a Barbecue at Arbor Terrace Mountainside on Sept. 12

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Who doesn’t like a free lunch? The offer to participate in the “BBQ for Badges” at Arbor Terrace Mountainside went out to first responders throughout the area a few weeks ago and, as expected, police officers, firefighters and EMTs dropped in from 11 a.m.to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 12.

And, no one should be surprised that each group that spoke to ...

Rash of Car Entries Leads to Warning from Scotch Plains Police

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- During the past few weeks Scotch Plains and surrounding towns in Union County have had a significant increase in the number of motor vehicle burglaries.

The majority of these burglaries have been a result of vehicles being left unsecured. On September 4, six vehicles in Clark were entered all on the same day.  Clark's police chief has also warned ...

Road Closure in Fanwood on Friday, Saturday

FANWOOD, NJ -- Midway Ave. will be closed from North Ave. to Hetfield Ave. to pave the roadway beginning Friday, Sept. 14, at 7:00 p.m. until 6:00 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 15, due to continuing work by Elizabethtown Gas Company.

"Detour signs will be in place, and officers will be on scene to assist with traffic," said Fanwood Police Chief ...

Tree Branch Falls on Lamberts Mill Road Wednesday Night, Taking Down Wires

WESTFIELD, NJ — A large tree branch fell on Lamberts Mill Road near New England Drive Wednesday night, taking down wires with it, according to Acting Westfield Police Chief Chris Battiloro.

No injuries were reported, he said. Westfield Police, with the assistance of Scotch Plains Police, were securing the area.

Battiloro advised drivers to avoid the area.

Drivers Survive Collision on North Ave. & Martine Ave. in Fanwood on Thurs. Evening

FANWOOD, NJ -- The drivers of two cars that collided on North Ave. and Martine Ave. in Fanwood survived a crash that appears to have totaled both vehicles around 9:30 p.m. on Thursday.

According to Fanwood Fire Chief John Piccola, the vehicles collided in the front, causing one of the cars to flip over. Both drivers sustained injuries that were not expected to be ...

Part of Central Avenue in Westfield Closed Friday Morning

Central Avenue northbound is closed at Myrtle Avenue until further notice, Westfield Police announced via Nixle Friday just after 10:00 a.m.

They have asked that people please avoid the area.

Meet Scotch Plains' Newest Police Officer Michael Baltazar

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Mayor Al Smith swore in Michael Baltazar as the SPPD's newest police officer at Tuesday's meeting of the Scotch Plains Township Council. 

Baltazar, a native of Elizabeth, graduated from Old Bridge High School and later spent six years as a police dispatcher in Old Bridge. He later served on the Helmetta Police Department, which disbanded a few ...


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