Archives for The Mt. Olive News

“Gold’s Gym Winner of Snow Blower Event”

“Gold’s Gym Winner of Snow Blower Event”   Gold’s Gym of Hackettstown, Flanders and Phillipsburg partnered with Mayberry’s Sales and Service in a Snow Blower Event that lasted for about three months. To enter, you had to sign up as a member or refer someone who signed up as a member. The winner of this event is Tina Jackson of Port Murray, NJ. Tina, pictured right, is a member of the Gold’s Gym in Hackettstown. Also pictured with Tina is Joy Gilligan, left, who is a representative from Mayberry’s Sales and Service and Donna Francisco who is the General Manager
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Read All About It- Newspaper’s Toy/Clothing Drive Goes Viral

Read All About It- Newspaper’s Toy/Clothing Drive Goes Viral   By Cheryl Conway   The organizer of a local toy/clothing drive realized the true meaning of “if there’s a will there’s a way” this past holiday season when wish lists were answered just in time for giving.   Mary Lalama, co-publisher of MJ Media newspapers spent weeks collecting toys and clothing in conjunction with area businesses to help those in need in the local area but when she went to donate her collected items she found the shelves of her expected recipients already filled by other organizations who also had
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Local Social Service Program Expands

Local Social Service Program Expands   Revolution New Jersey, Inc. is proud to announce exciting news and changes, as it celebrates its 10 year anniversary!   A known leader in the field of assisting people with special needs, we have now expanded our operations with a new location and increased services.  Our innovative program located in Flanders has now relocated to a different facility but remains in Flanders. Revolution New Jersey provides assistance with vocational training, life skill development, and social skills enhancement.  Our new location at 230 Route 206, Flanders, focuses on developing community awareness and fading supports in order
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Free Seminar and Dinner

Free Seminar and Dinner   Understanding Social Security Dawn O’Malley of Edward Jones Financial Advisor Matt Ward of Protective Insurance Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at 6pm LA STRADA RISTORANTE 1105 ROUTE 10 RANDOLPH, NEW JERSEY RSVP – Ellen Hawkins at 973-398-0028  
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Check Presented for Pink Extensions for the Cure

Check Presented for Pink Extensions for the Cure   The final count on the ” Pink Extensions for the Cure ” fundraiser, was $1,604.00. We would like to thank all the people who helped and contributed to make this fundraiser a success. We are looking forward to doing it again in 2015. Special thanks, goes out to Aneta H., Martha Lopez, Irena Dalida, Lovelyn Tan, Pamela Del Rosario, and others who helped in getting permission for us to be there, and making, posting and distributing the flyers.Colleen Golden for giving up her day to help me at the booth, and
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Former MOHS Football Captain Scores Top Scholar Athletic Award  

After playing 15 years of football, from a junior Marauder in Mt. Olive all the way to his senior year in college, one former captain of the Mt. Olive High School varsity football team finishes on top as a scholar and an athlete. Jake Weiss of Flanders, a senior at The College of New Jersey in Ewing who graduated MOHS in 2011, was recently awarded the Earl H. Dean Scholar-Leader-Athlete Award by the Delaware Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame. He received the award on Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014, at the 21st annual TCNJ Football
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RUTHERFURD CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS

RUTHERFURD CELEBRATES THE HOLIDAYS     “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” And for the Friends of Rutherfurd Hall, the Holiday Gala on December 5th was, indeed, a time of celebration as they walked through the doors of the Hall and into a festive holiday setting that captured the ambience of days gone by. The theme for the evening was the Roaring Twenties and some of the guests certainly adapted to the era, as they sauntered through the cavernous halls in the finery of the time. The aroma of the hors d’oeuvre, professionally prepared and served by Chef
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Mount Olive Public Library has many fun and free programs for children planned for February.

Mount Olive Public Library has many fun and free programs for children planned for February. February 2015 Preschool Play, Mother Goose, Storytime, & Library Fun begin the week of February 1st & end the week of February 22nd. Dates and times are subject to change as needed.   Preschool Play: 2 through 6 years old Tuesdays @ 10:00am No registration required   Mother Goose: Infants 6-23 months Tuesdays @ 11:15am No registration required   Storytime: 2 through 6 years old Wednesdays @ 10:00am No registration required   Library Fun: 2 through 6 years old Thursdays @ 10:00am No registration required
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Mt. Olive Mayors STATE OF THE TOWNSHIP ADDRESS 2015

STATE OF THE TOWNSHIP ADDRESS 2015   Council President, members of the Town Council, municipal employees, friends, relatives and fellow residents of Mount Olive, I once again thank you for the opportunity to report on the State of the Township of Mount Olive this year. As I go into the final year of my first term as Mayor, I am very pleased with where the Township is situated for 2015 and beyond.   I would like to thank John Mania for his leadership this past year and look forward to working with Joe Nicastro, as council president in 2015.  
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Flanders fire damages damages two apartments.

FLANDERS, N.J. – Flanders firefighters battled single-digit temperatures and a hard-to-find fire that damaged two apartments early this morning at Oakwood Village in Flanders. There were no injuries. Residents of a second-floor apartment reported a fire shortly before midnight Tuesday. Arriving firefighters found fire in the ceiling of the apartment and spreading through the walls of the apartment above it and into the attic space. Although difficult to find and extinguish, firefighters were able to stop the fire from extending beyond the two homes into adjacent apartments. Firefighters remained on the scene until about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday. “This was a
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