Fanwood Man Held On $500,000 Bail After Being Charged In Connection With Weekend Standoff With Police


FANWOOD — The Fanwood man who allegedly fired a rifle at police during a nearly eight-hour standoff at his home over the weekend has been charged with numerous criminal offenses, acting Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park announced Monday.

Union County Lawmakers Honored As MADD 2013 Legislative Champions

State Sen. Nicholas Scutari

TRENTON —Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) today announced its “2013 Legislative Champions” and recognized state Sen. Nicholas Scutari (D-Linden) and Assemblywoman Linda Stender (D-Fanwood) for their leadership within the New Jersey Legislature to stop drunk driving by authoring lifesaving ignition interlock legislation.

Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA Upgrades Fitness Equipment

The Fanwood-Scotch Plains Wellness Center featuring new upgraded equipment. (YMCA photo)

SCOTCH PLAINS — The Fanwood-Scotch Plains YMCA located at 1340 Martine Avenue in Scotch Plains has recently made some updates to the Wellness Center facility. Upgrades include replacing of older models of treadmills, bikes, and ellipticals with brand new, updated models.

[PHOTO] Fanwood Forest Road Park Fitness Trail Ribbon Cutting


FANWOOD — Fanwood elected officials, recreation commissioners and Union County Freeholders celebrated the ribbon cutting of a parcourse fitness trail around the perimeter of Forest Road Park. The improvement, which provides for various forms of exercise, was funded in part through $50,000 in Kids Recreation monies from the Union County Open Space Trust Fund program.

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