Tag: Middletown

The Kolber Family’s Freedom Flight

By Rick Geffken | LINCROFT – Most of the flights to freedom that Eastern European Jews took during World War II went through France to England, or perhaps Switzerland to...

August 16, 2018 | comments

Route 35 Resurfacing Continues Into Fall

By Chris Rotolo | MIDDLETOWN – A resurfacing project on Route 35 in Middletown will continue for several more weeks. Motorists should expect lane and ramp closures on Lake Shore...

August 12, 2018 | comments

Harsh Weather Or Not, We Won The Revolutionary War

By Rick Geffken |  Did the weather play an overlooked part in the Patriot victory during the War for Independence? Elaine Lent thinks so. Lent, the historian for Middletown’s Old First...

August 7, 2018 | comments

Sen. Kyrillos’ 30-Year Tenure Honored With Bridge Dedication

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Friends and political counterparts all said former Sen. Joseph M. Kyrillos Jr.’s best trait was his knack for building bridges across party lines. Now...

August 7, 2018 | comments

Handlin on Scammers, Middletown’s Unique Government Mix

By Jay Cook |  More Bills Coming To Fight Scams For Assemblywoman Amy Handlin, the fight against scam artists who con senior citizens  is personal: her 92-year-old father-in-law fell victim...

July 28, 2018 | comments

Middletown Backs Plan To Develop 150 Acres

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Middletown’s last major piece of developable land is now on the fast track for redevelopment. Marked by Calico the Clown’s landmark location along Route...

July 25, 2018 | comments

Bang! Trucks Keep Hitting Overpass

By Jay Cook | HOLMDEL – It happened yet again last week. Around 6:30 a.m. July 13, a tractor trailer traveling along Laurel Avenue toward Route 35 crashed hard into...

July 24, 2018 | comments

Fair Haven Cop Recovering After Swimming Accident

By Jay Cook | BELFORD – By all accounts, Dwayne Reevey is the kind of cop any police department would be lucky to have. He’s in the schools creating relationships...

July 23, 2018 | comments

Middletown Mayor Resigns From Township Post

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Three-term Mayor Stephanie Murray announced her resignation from Middletown’s governing body Friday due to “increased career responsibilities” in her professional career. That means Deputy...

July 2, 2018 | comments

Novelty Fireworks Pop Up in Stores

By Meredith Sheftel | With Independence Day approaching, some revelers will be looking to celebrate with a bang. This year, they can buy certain fireworks legally in New Jersey shops for...

July 1, 2018 | comments

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