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Perry will be Middletown Mayor in 2020

Middletown Mayor Tony Perry

Tony Perry is expected to be elected to a second consecutive year as mayor of Middletown when the Township Committee reorganizes on  Sunday, January 5 at 10 am at Town Hall.

Tony Fiore will serve as Deputy Mayor of the Township for the sixth time since he joined the Committee in 2009.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to build on all we accomplished in 2019 and provide our residents with the fiscally responsible government they have come to expect,” said Mayor Perry. “This has been an extremely productive year and the Township Committee and I will continue to seek innovative solutions that will lead Middletown into the next decade and not shy away from the pressing issues that impact our community.”

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Posted: January 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Perry will be Middletown Mayor in 2020

Dollinger is Chief of Police in St Pauls North Carolina

St Pauls, NC Police Chief Steve Dollinger. Photo via The Robesonian

Former Middletown Deputy Police Chief Steve Dollinger became the Chief of Police of St. Pauls, North Carolina on January 1, according to a report in The Robesonian.

St. Pauls, population 2,351, is a town in Robeson County, about 70 miles southwest of Raleigh.  The police department has 13 officers and five dispatchers.

Dollinger, 48, retired from the Middletown Police Department last March.

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Posted: January 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Dollinger is Chief of Police in St Pauls North Carolina

Middletown Committee Officially Opposes Murphy’s Sanctuary Policies

The Middletown Township Committee officially opposed New Jersey’s status as a “Sanctuary State” for illegal aliens and pledged that the Township will never become a “Sanctuary City.”

The Committee passed resolution 19-129 on Monday night.  The resolution declares that sanctuary policies are  “harmful to the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of the Township of Middletown for numerous reasons, including but not limited to undermining law enforcement, encouraging violations of federal immigration law, and jeopardizing receipt of meaningful federal funding.”

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Posted: April 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 11 Comments »

Middletown man arrested for attempted murder of 81 year old female

Thomas Hannigan, 52 of Shadow Lake Village in the River Plaza section of Middletown Township, was arrested and charged with the Aggravated Assault and Attempted Murder of an 81 year old woman who was found at the scene with serious injuries when Middletown Police Offices responded to a report of an assault at 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday, according to an announcement by Det. Lt. Paul Bailey.

The domestic violence victim, who police are not identifying, was transported to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune for treatment.

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Posted: March 5th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Middletown man arrested for attempted murder of 81 year old female

Middletown Mayor Blasts Murphy For Cutting Suburban School Funding

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden issues the Oath of Office to Middletown Mayor Tony Perry while Allannah Perry holds the Bible.  January 1, 2019

During his budget address on Tuesday afternoon, Governor Phil Murphy bragged that in 2018 the state “began the process of finally fulfilling our obligations to our public schools…”

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Posted: March 5th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Middletown Mayor Blasts Murphy For Cutting Suburban School Funding

Middletown’s Millennial Mayor

Tony Perry

Tony Perry, 28, will become the youngest mayor in Middletown’s history when the Township Committee meets on Sunday to reorganize for 2019, according to an announcement by the Township.

Perry was elected to a three year term on the Township Committee last Election Day. He has been a member of the Committee since November of 2017 when he was appointed to fill the vacancy created when Steve Massell resigned upon taking office on the Monmouth County Tax Board.

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Posted: January 4th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 20 Comments »

Middletown honors heroes of Shadow Lake fire

Mayor Kevin Settembrino and the Middletown Township Committee honored Keith Thornton, a Security Officer with Marion Security Agency and Patrolman Nicholas Manochio for their heroic efforts in rescuing Gladys Bowden, 88, from her burning home in Shadow Lake Village  on Saturday night, December 15.

The audience in the full meeting room at Town Hall gave Thornton and Manochio a standing ovation following Settembrino’s remarks and the presentation of their Life Saving Awards.

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Posted: December 18th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Middletown honors heroes of Shadow Lake fire

Middletown Cop Saves Woman From Shadow Lake Village Fire

UPDATED, Dec 17: 

Security Guard Initiated Rescue Of Shadow Lake Fire Victim

 

Middletown Patrolman Nicholas Manochio was first on the scene at a fire at 54 Friendship Court in Shadow Lake Village on Saturday evening.  Upon arriving at the fire which was reported at 7:20 p.m., Ptl. Manchio learned that there was an 87 year old woman in the burning home, according to Detective Lt. Paul Bailey, Public Information Officer of the Middletown Township Police Department.

Manchio entered the home and successfully rescued the woman who was then transported to Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, along with a 91 year old male resident of the home.  Both residents were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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Posted: December 16th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Middletown Cop Saves Woman From Shadow Lake Village Fire

Hibell Calls Shenanigans On Walsh Abusing Her Board of Education Post, Exploiting Kids

Committeeman Rick Hibell

Middletown Township Committeeman Rich Hibell accused his Democrat opponent, Board of Education member Danielle Walsh, of abusing her position of on the BOE by officially recognizing her campaign volunteers for academic acheivement and for the widespread use of photos of Middletown school children for political purposes without their parents permission.

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Posted: October 31st, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Middletown, Middletown Democrats, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 7 Comments »

Democrats seek to take over Middletown Board of Education

BoE Member Danielle Walsh said to be hedging in her Township Committee race

NJEA funding Dem related BoE slate through Giaimo’s Assembly account

When Democrat attorney Tom Giaimo lost to Amy Handlin and Serena DiMaso last year for State Assembly, he did not close his campaign account.  Rather, he kept raising money, most of it from the NJEA’s political action committee and politically connected lawyers like himself.   He used the cash to repay a loan to himself and to fund his Middletown Board of Education slate of Giaimo Fox and Wright.  Giaimo’s Assembly account and the joint Middletown Board of Education account have the same Democrat treasurer.

 

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Posted: October 23rd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: 2018 Elections, Middletown, Middletown Democrats, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments »