Fan Jam 2018

Thanks to FRS members Joan Lozowski, Shreya Kachroo and Scotch Plains EMT Dave Lugara for providing standby coverage at the 2nd annual Fan Jam rock concert and food truck festival at LaGrande Park on Sunday, July 8. Ambulance 578 had many young visitors, gave out a couple of band aids and transported one injured person…

Party in the Park

Thanks to our members who turned out for standby duty at the annual Party in the Park, the launch of Fanwood’s Tuesday night free summer movies in LaGrande Park. Members in attendance from left to right: Top row: Nick Route, President Ed Winsor, 2nd Lieutenant Brian Downing, Christina O’Connor Bottom row: Rafael Eulalio, Madison Lawton,…

Congrats to our 2018 graduates

Congratulations to EMTs Madison Lawton and Nick Routé upon their graduation from Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School this week. We hope to see them on calls over the summer and beyond. Good luck, Madison and Nick!

Squad receives $1,000 grant from NJ American Water

The Fanwood Rescue Squad received a grant of $1,000 from New Jersey American Water at the June 18th Borough Council meeting. Accepting the grant from NJAW’s Manager of Operations Michael Bange (left) was squad president Ed Winsor, accompanied by (left to right) squad members Chrissy O’Connor, Maggie Richard, Lily Hsiao, Nam-June Joe and Steve Siegal….

Bob Kruthers 60th Anniversary Luncheon

Congratulations to Bob Kruthers, who was honored June 10th with a luncheon to celebrate his 60 years with the Fanwood Rescue Squad. Bob and Grace, married almost 70 years, were guests at the Carriage House in Fanwood for a catered lunch and cake featuring guests who included current and past squad members, Mayor Mahr, Council…

Memorial Day 2018

The Rescue Squad’s new ambulance made its public debut on Memorial Day, May 28, 2018, in the annual parade honoring those who gave their lives in the name of our freedom. Squad members and family members turned out for the event with Wes and Elana Lewis walking the banner.

Jamie Pedinoff, Overlook EMT of the Year

Congratulations to longtime member Jamie Pedinoff for being named our EMT of the Year at the annual Overlook Medical Center EMS Awards Dinner held at the Summit Hotel on Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Below are the remarks delivered by squad Captain Patty Buckridee. —————————————– The officers and member of the Fanwood Rescue Squad take great…

Free CPR Classes for EMS Week

The Fanwood Rescue Squad’s free CPR classes are offered to residents of Fanwood and Scotch Plains during EMS Week. The classes are designed for the public and includes CPR/AED and choking management for adults, children and infants. Due to an overwhelming response, both available classes are already full. We appreciate the interest. These courses are taught…

EMT Nick Routé Receives Knights of Columbus Shield Award

Congratulations to EMT Nick Routé, recipient of this year’s Shield Award from the Knights of Columbus, Father Nelligan Council at St. Bart’s Church. His award, for outstanding service to his community, was presented by squad President Ed Winsor.  Also present for the awards was Nick’s parents, Rita and Joe. Joe Routé is a Fanwood volunteer…

Rockin’ for Autism 2018

The crew at the Rockin’ for Autism Fair, a daylong awareness and fundraiser for Autism New Jersey run by the Banks family of Fanwood. Among the crew at this year’s event were Shreya Kachroo, Jeff Downing, Nick Tripodi, Ed Winsor and Councilman and squad member Tom Kranz.