Friday, March 1, 2013
Gubernatorial candidate Sen. Barbara Buono visited Mayor Colleen Mahr's democratic fundraiser at Darby Road.
Friday, March 1
The following information was provided by the Fanwood Democrats. Fanwood Mayor Colleen Mahr, also Fanwood's Democratic Chairperson, rallied support for Sen. Buono's candidacy. Buono is challenging incumbent Chris Christie in this year's November election. For her part, Sen. Buono told the approx. 100 people at the event that she would fight for middle class New Jerseyans who, in her view, have lost their voice in Trenton. The enthusiastic crowd of supporters cheered her, Mayor Mahr and Assemblywoman Linda Stender. Others present at the event included Union County Sheriff Ralph Froehlich, County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, Scotch Plains Mayor Kevin Glover and Roselle Mayor Jamel Holley.
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Mayor Colleen Mahr thanks residents and town employees for their work after Sandy and wishes everyone a Happy Thanksgiving.
The following letter was provided by the Borough of Fanwood. To my fellow Fanwoodians: We have a lot to be thankful for here in Fanwood. While many of our fellow New Jerseyans are still struggling with the loss of their homes and possessions as a result of Hurricane Sandy, all of our homes are standing and we came through the storm in relatively good shape. For those who did suffer damage to their homes and businesses, disaster aid is available by visiting the FEMA centers in Plainfield or Springfield, or by applying on line. I am thankful that no one in our town was injured. I am thankful that we have such dedicated public servants, paid and volunteer, who worked so hard to keep us safe before, during and after the storm. I am …
Monday, September 17, 2012
Mayor Colleen Mahr feels Fanwood residents lack support of study
The Mayor of Fanwood, Colleen Mahr, recently expressed that her concerns about a proposed consolidation study for Fanwood and Scotch Plains lie with who the Fanwood Courage to Re-connect members are and the fact that, to her knowledge, there are no Fanwood residents in support of the study. Courage to Re-connect is the organization leading the movement for consolidation of Fanwood and Scotch Plains. Three meetings have been held to gauge community support. At the second meeting, tensions ran high about Courage to Re-Connect and at the final meeting, residents were still voicing their concerns. In mid-August the Finance Board met to hear the application for consolidation and last week the Board approved a consolidation study of the two …