Posted Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

The Morris County Freeholders have passed a resolution honoring Dominick Nicastro of Rockaway Township as the incoming president of UNICO National, which is the largest Italian-American organization in the country.

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(l/r) Freeholders Doug Cabana, Deborah Smith, Kathy DeFillippo, Dominick and Louis Nicastro and Freeholders Christine Myers and Hank Lyon

Nicastro, who will take office in July, was joined last week by his son, Louis, at a freeholder meeting in Morristown, where the resolution was presented. Also in attendance was Morris County Sheriff Ed Rochford and Undersheriff William Schievella, who is president of the Italian-American Police Society of New Jersey.

“Dominick has consistently demonstrated his commitment to UNICO’s objectives of elevating the awareness of Italian Americans to our society and to improving our county, state and nation,’’ said Freeholder Director Kathy DeFillippo in presenting the resolution.


“The Board of Freeholders congratulates Dominick for being selected President of UNICO National during the organization’s 94rd annual convention on July 27, 2016.


UNICO, which is based in Fairfield, has a stated mission of promoting and enhancing the image of Italian Americans, to be of service to the community; promote, support and assist charitable, scientific, cultural, educational, and literary projects; and to cooperate with others in civic, social and cultural development, among others.

Nicastro has been a member of UNICO National since 1992, and has served on numerous committees over the past three decades. He is currently Executive Vice President of UNICO National.

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