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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

Dr. Harry M. Swartz RIP

Dr Harry Swartz was honored by the Monmouth County Freeholders at his retirement party in Middletown in 2017

Dr. Harry Mason Swartz of Rumson passed away on December 27, 2019.  He was 88.

“Dr. Harry,” as he was known to tens of thousands of patients in his Middletown family practice of 59 years, was born in Atlantic Highlands, and graduated as valedictorian of his class at Middletown High School. He graduated at the top of his class from both Ursinus College and Thomas Jefferson Medical School and was inducted into the prestigious AOA medical honors society. He completed his residency at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. He later served as a Major in the New Jersey National Guard.

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Posted: December 29th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , | 1 Comment »

Middletown Republicans Stand With Police

With their Democrat opposition no longer mounting a campaign, Middletown Township Committee members Kevin Settembrino and Rick Hibel have refocused their reelection campaign to enthusiastically support the men and women of the Township’s Police Department. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: October 2nd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County | Tags: , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Sager Defiant As Democrat Leaders Pull Support From Cop Bashing, Pro-Drug Candidate

 

Monmouth Democrat Chairman Dave Brown

Jeana Sager is defiantly continuing her campaign for Middletown Township Committee.

The Chairmen of the Monmouth County and Middletown Democrat organizations have condemned the anti-police comments of Middletown Township Committee candidate Jeana Sager reported by MMM yesterday.

The Democrats credited NewJerseyGlobe with our scoop in their statements released on facebook and twitter.  The Globe credited MMM in their coverage and via twitter.

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Posted: September 21st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments »

Byrnes suspends his Democrat campaign for Middletown Township Committee

Sean Byrnes suspended his campaign for Middletown Township Committee less than twelve hours after MMM published video of his running mate, Jeana Sager, calling cops criminals, admitting she would misrepresent herself to get elected, calling for the elimination of drug treatment centers, the expansion of syringe access centers and equating heroin with caffeine.

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Posted: September 21st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: 2019 elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Byrnes suspends his Democrat campaign for Middletown Township Committee

Middletown Democrat: Cops are criminals

Jeana Sager wants to end drug treatment, expand syringe access and lock up police officers

One of the Democrat candidates for Middletown Township Committee thinks cops are criminals who should not be involved in combating the opioid crisis.  Their other candidate is Sean Byrnes.

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Posted: September 20th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

Middletown Police Arrest Naked Burglar

Jacob Gerges

Jacob Gerges, 35, of the Leonardo section of Middletown, was arrested by Township’s Police Department this morning, according to an announcement by Det. Lt. Paul Bailey , the department’s public information officer.

Gerges was naked when he was  found hiding under a deck of a Hunters Pointe home by K9s Jax and Koda, as well as Sgt Brian McGrogan and  Ptl. Stephen Greenwood.  The officers had initiated a search after responding to a to a residence on Phillips Mills Drive for a report of a burglary at 5:45 a.m.  Gerges was only naked from the waist down..he was wearing a sweater…when he fled the Phillips Mills Drive home on foot.

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Posted: May 7th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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…”

Not so fast, Governor, says Middletown Mayor Tony Perry: Read the rest of this entry »

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