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Meet Your Mount Olive Town Council President

Joe Nicastro, My Life Publications publisher, and Mount Olive Township Council President, has a fun goal.
He wants to be on stage. “I love comedy. I always wanted to do stand-up comedy. That’s one of the things I wanted to do and actually I did one time. A comedian had invited me to do a stand-up routine at a wedding, believe it or not. I did it, but unfortunately – eh, I won’t say it was that great, but I still want to do something with it.” Read More
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Just in Time for Earth Day 2021, Council President Joe Nicastro Announces the TREX PLASTIC FILM CHALLENGE

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure! That’s the mindset TREX Company, the world’s largest manufacturer of wood-alternative decking and railing, strives to cultivate today through its TREX Plastic Film Recycling Challenge. Read More....
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Earth Day 2021

On Thursday, April 22, 2021  the Environmental Club of Mount Olive High School celebrated Earth Day  .  They had a tree -planting ceremony to mark Earth Day and  to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of Mount Olive Township.

The students  raised  funds to purchase the tree and are honored to be a part of the celebration.  The tree will be a lasting tribute to the township while adding beauty to the school grounds.
 Karen Sterling is the Advisor for the Environmental Club
Photo( Dr. Robert Zywicki Superintendent Mount Olive School District, Kevin Moore Principal Mount Olive High School, Council President Joe Nicastro and Councilman Joe Nicastro and Vice President Alex Roman)
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New president of county chiefs association

Mount Olive Police Chief Stephen Beecher was formally installed as president of the Morris County Chiefs Association during a luncheon held at the Park Savoy in Florham Park on Wednesday, April 14. Celebrating the occasion are, from left, Township Councilman Greg Stewart, Council Vice President Alex Roman, Councilman John Mania, Beecher, Council President Joe Nicastro and Councilman Daniel Amianda.
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Community Comes Together to Deliver 150 Thanksgiving Meals

For the past 4 years, Mary Lalama, her husband, Joe Nicastro and their children rent the senior center in Mt. Olive and provide a free Thanksgiving dinner to seniors who are alone and anyone who is in need. This year due to Covid they could not do a sit down dinner, so they decided to do home deliveries. Read More
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Residents Invited To Drop Off Worn Or Torn Flags In New Mailboxes

There are two new eye-catching mailboxes in town but they are not the typical mailbox for dropping in letters or bills.
Residents now have a place to drop off torn or old flags to be properly deposited and disposed. One mailbox is located at Town Hall in Budd Lake and the other was just installed right before Memorial Day just adjacent to the All Veterans Memorial at Turkey Brook Park, also in Budd Lake.
“The purpose of the boxes is to give the residents a place to bring old worn out flags,” explains Council President Joe Nicastro who came up with the idea a year ago. “There is a place at the All Veterans Memorial for properly burning the flag that will be done by the VFW or other organizations.” Read More
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Mount Olive Council Helps to Bag Out Hunger

On September 17, ShopRite of Flanders held a bag for hunger event to raise money for the food pantry.
With the team from Shoprite, Mayor Greenbaum, Council President Joe Nicastro, Council Vice President Alex Roman, Council members, Greg Stewart, John Mania and Colleen Labow were on hand to help bag for hunger. Great job by all.
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Council President Helps Celebrate Holidays with Local Seniors

Council President Joe Nicastro visited with the Mount Olive Seniors at their Holiday Luncheon.
In photo Council President Joe Nicastro and Sandy Masklee. The luncheon was held at The Minebrook Golf Club in Hackettstown on December 12, 2019.
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Mount Olive Honors Graduating Class Amid Pandemic

The Class of 2020 has had many things taken away from them; prom, decision day, their last days roaming the halls of Mount Olive High School, and unfortunately, the graduation ceremony. Thanks to the help of Joe Nicastro and Mary Lalama, the seniors will be honored in a different way. Read More
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Lalama-Nicastro family steps up to Thanksgiving plate again

MOUNT OLIVE TWP. – For a fourth year, Mary Lalama and her husband, Joe Nicastro, are offering free Thanksgiving dinners and once again, no one will be turned away.
“There’s been an overwhelming response from people who wanted to donate and volunteer,” said Lalama.
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