Serving Fanwood, NJ, and Union County since 1948.
Serving Fanwood, NJ, and Union County since 1948.

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Celebrating Our First Responders

Fanwood's police, fire and EMS personnel were celebrated Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Oh'Brian's Pourhouse, sposored by Guiness.  Owner Brian Walter threw us a great party under his tent. (Photo: Brian Horton)
Fanwood's police, fire and EMS personnel were celebrated Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at Oh'Brian's Pourhouse, sposored by Guiness. Owner Brian Walter threw us a great party under his tent. (Photo: Brian Horton)

Squad Wins Outstanding Call of the Year at NJSFAC Convention

The Fanwood Rescue Squad won the award for Outstanding Call of the Year at the annual NJ State First Aid Council's convention in October. Pictured, left to right, are 1st Lt. Nancy Mustachio, Capt. Patty Buckridee, NJSFAC President Howie Meyer, EMT Karolyn Buckridee, EMT Tom Kranz, President Steve Siegal, Vice President Jeff Downing and EMT Liz Buckridee. Read more

Farewell to our Friend Bob Hoyer

Bob Hoyer, our friend and fellow member since 2006, passed away October 5, 2014, following an episode of cardiac arrest at his home. He was 67. Bob was one of our top responders for several years after first joining as a driver and first responder. He won our EMS Responder of the Year at the annual Overlook Dinner in 2007. Bob's wife, Bernadette, retired last year after teaching at Brunner Elementary school for many years. Our thoughts are with Bernie and the family during this difficult time. In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for donations in Bob's memory to the Fanwood Rescue Squad.

Nancy Mustachio, EMT of the Year

Congratulations to 1st Lt. Nancy Mustachio on winning this year's EMS Excellence award at the annual Overlook EMS awards Dinner on May 21st. Presenting was Capt. Patty Buckridee and Dr. Paul Mastrokyriakos, chief of Overlook's ER. Other local winners included Carolyn Sorge of the Scotch Plains Rescue Squad and Dalber Pereira of the Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad. Well done, everyone!