Sunday, April 21, 2013

Annual Clean Up for Mount Olive Township residential property owners

Large item cleanup will begin on April 22nd through April 26th, 2013

Three large items will be picked up on your regular scheduled solid waste pickup day during this week. See town calendar for more details.

What you need to know:

  • Place ACCEPTABLE household item curb side by 5:00 a.m. on your scheduled pick up day. (Do not place item out more than one day prior to collection.)
  • If we are unable to collect this material on the day scheduled due to weather or equipment problems, we will pick them up the following day. There is no need to call our office.
  • Review the following list of acceptable items to determine eligibility for pick-up.

Acceptable Items
All furniture (such as): sofa, loveseat, kitchen table and miscellaneous small pieces. Mattresses/box springs, carpet (cut and tied), small toys bagged or large toys, metal sheds (cut and tied), barbeque grills, disassembled swing sets, and/or metal railings.
*Washers, dryers, stoves, hot water heaters, Dishwashers, riding mowers, lawn mowers.

Unacceptable Items
Televisions , Explosives, radioactive materials, all appliances and metal goods such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, oil/propane tanks, tires/rims, leaves, brush, grass, concrete, asphalt, bricks, dirt, paints, construction materials, computers, printers, and/or hazardous materials.

For additional information call (973) 691-0900 Ext. 7361

Thursday, April 18, 2013

Mount Olive Township Well Water Testing

-a message from Mayor Rob Greenbaum

Mt. Olive Township residents can have their well water tested for commonly occurring bacteria, nitrates and other contaminants. The Township Environmental Commission and the Raritan Headwaters Association (RHA) are sponsoring reduced-cost well tests. A basic test for coliform bacteria and nitrates costs $60. Other testing options are available for additional costs. The well-testing kits contain easy-to-follow instructions. Kits may be purchased on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28 at the Municipal Building between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon.

Payment is by check only, made out to RHA. The water samples must be dropped off on Monday, April 29 at the Municipal Building between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

For more information, contact RHA at or (908) 234-1852, ext 401.

Sometimes life gets in the way

Thank you to all my friends, colleagues, and neighbors in the Mount Olive Community for all your support during the difficult life struggles I've experienced over the past two years. YFM Media as a company has been officially closed. Patchland Communications will be picking up and maintaining the Flanders NJ News website. Please contact me directly for additional information. -Noelle Kehrley

Monday, March 19, 2012

Mount Olive Easter Egg Hunt 2012

2012 Mt Olive Kiwanis Easter Egg Hunt
MOUNT OLIVE, NEW JERSEY - Mount Olive High School Key Club and the Mount Olive Kiwanis Club are hosting the 2012 Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 25th, 2012 in Turkey Brook Park on Flanders Road, Budd Lake, New Jersey.

Event Registration begins at 12:30pm, the Egg Hunt will begin promptly at 1:00pm. Donations are $7 per child. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will be available for $5 each, or $8 for two.

No pillow cases will be allowed; and children should bring baskets or small bags.

Only children under 3 may be assisted by an adult to collect eggs.

Event Contact Information
For more information about the Easter Egg Hunt, please email Colleen Labow or call (973) 219-8639.

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Got Leaves? Mount Olive Township Leaf Pickup

Mount Olive Township
MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY - Mount Olive Township curbside collection of bagged leaves ends on May 30th, 2010.

Leaves must be placed out for collection in brown paper biodegradable waste bags only for pick-up. Leaves in plastic bags will not be taken. Raking, blowing, or otherwise depositing leaves into the public streets is not permitted by the town.

For additional information, visit the Mount Olive Township website, division of Road and Sanitation »

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Mount Olive New Jersey Dog Park

Mount Olive, New Jersey Dog Park
MOUNT OLIVE, NEW JERSEY - Mount Olive Animal Control Officer, William Cirone posts a message to all town residents: "EFFECTIVE MAY 1st, 2010 - All dog Park Regulations will be strictly enforced."

Don't know the rules? Check out 'Mount Olive Township Petiquette' Rules to live by.

Are you a new Dog owner in Mount Olive Township? Get information about the Mount Olive Township Fog License Application »

Mount Olive Animal Control
For further information, Contact William Cirone (973) 691-0900 x7334

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Mount Olive NJ Election Results

Rob Greenbaum, John Mania, and Patrick Walsh
MOUNT OLIVE TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY - Election results are in. Nearly 24,557 Mount Olive residents voted today in favor of incumbents Rob Greenbaum and Ray Perkins along with newcomers John Mania and Partick Walsh.

Both Greenbaum and Perkins won a third term with 4,144 and 4,098 votes. John Mania, a longtime planning board member recently appointed to council, was voted in with 4,171 votes while Pat Walsh won with 4,093 votes.

Democrats James Buell, Richard Escobar, Gary Mahabir and John Titus received the following votes: Buell 2,164; Escobar 2,081; Mahabir 1,883 and Titus 1,903.

3,941 Mount Olive residents were in favor of merging the Planning Board and Zoning Board, while 1,712 opposed. Mount Olive Township officials estimate the merge will save taxpayers roughly $30,000 next year through the elimination of an attorney and part-time worker.