Tag: Middletown

Unbeaten Mater Dei Prep Passes First Test With Win Over Keyport

By Jim Hintelmann KEYPORT – Last winter, Mater Dei Prep’s boys basketball team, boosted by some transfer players, swept to its first ever Shore Conference championship, and the same thing...

September 30, 2016 | comments

Township To Take A Longer Look At Shuttered Historic House

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – Can the MacLeod Rice House be saved? And should it? That’s what township officials hope to find out as they seek requests for proposals from...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Fall is For Bird Feeding!

  By David Saidnawey Fall is a great time for watching the birds in your backyard and in local parks.  There are lots of birds around at this time of...

September 26, 2016 | comments

New Middletown North Track A Real Eye-Opener

By Dan Russo MIDDLETOWN – Middletown students and residents may do a double take the next time they run on High School North’s recently resurfaced track. Instead of being greeted by...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Peace, Harmony, And Civil War In Middletown

By Rick Geffken MIDDLETOWN – For the past 16 years, Civil War reenactors representing the 3rd New Jersey Volunteers have held a weekend encampment at the Heath Farm in Middletown....

September 26, 2016 | comments

Black Lives Matter To Hold Rally In Lincroft

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – The founding member of the Asbury Park chapter of the controversial Black Lives Matter movement believes the group has been misrepresented and hopes Sunday’s scheduled...

September 26, 2016 | comments

Learning To Ride At Highland Farm

Story and photos by Art Petrosemolo ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – It’s early September at Highland Farm. Shannon Cunneff, the Farm’s manager and head instructor works with 9-year old Winter Tietjen and...

September 22, 2016 | comments

Volunteers Catch the Local Ecosystem In Their Nets

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN TOWNSHIP – Joe Reynolds and helper Mitch Mickley walked a few yards out into the Raritan Bay on Sunday, a 50-foot seine stretched...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Trinity Hall Starts School Year in New Home

By John Burton TINTON FALLS – It’s a new school year and a new home for Trinity Hall. The private all-girls, Catholic-based religious and college preparatory high school has started its...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Lincroft Inn Leaves Daverio Ownership After 90 Years

Middletown Township – As Martha Daverio, the co-owner and familiar face at The Lincroft Inn, sat at the onetime stage coach stop for the last time as she recalled what meant...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Hundreds Turn Out to ‘Never Forget’ Middletown’s 9/11 Victims

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – As he left the annual remembrance ceremony for the 37 township residents who were killed at the World Trade Center terrorist attacks...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Route 35 Village Proposal Postponed

By Joseph Sapia MIDDLETOWN – The township Planning Board has delayed hearing the Route 35 Village project – a combination of almost 340,000 square feet of commercial space and 350...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Middletown Switches To Paid First Aid Services For Daytime Calls

By John Burton MIDDLETOWN – A change will be coming to township emergency services, as paid, professional EMS workers begin responding to daytime calls in the coming weeks. Daytime hours...

September 16, 2016 | comments

Who’s Running For School Board In Your Town?

At the Nov. 8 General Election, voters will choose candidates for various offices, including seats on the local and regional Boards of Education. The school board candidates of the Two Rivers...

September 15, 2016 | comments

Buffy The Buffalo Is Back Home On The Range

By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN – Albert “Herk” Adams was driving down Cherry Tree Farm Road in mid-July when, just before reaching the Belford Junction, his eye noted something amiss. In...

September 6, 2016 | comments

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