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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

Middletown Man Charged With Making Terroristic Threats At High School North

Richard D. Thompson, Jr., 35, of Middletown was charged with three counts of of terroristic threats and one count of resisting arrest this morning following an altercation at Middletown High School North, according to an announcement by Det.Lt Paul Bailey, public information officer for the MTPD.

Thompson, who was working as a contractor at the school, got into a verbal altercation with another contract worker.  He become argumentative with security officers and refused to leave the school when instructed to do so.  Thompson reportedly told the security staff that he was going to return to the campus and shoot them.  Thompson then left the school grounds on foot.  Multiple police officers immediately responded to the incident. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 1st, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Moving School Elections Back to April is in the Best Interest of Parents, Students and Taxpayers

By Tony Fiore, Deputy Mayor, Middletown, NJ

Middletown Deputy Mayor Tony Fiore

In 2012, the Middletown Township Committee voted on a resolution to be a part of what was an initial pilot program to move the local Board of Education Election from April to November.  The benefit of entering that program was that election costs could be saved for the Township while school budgets would not be subject to voter approval so long as they complied with the 2% cap.

After 6 years of election data, it has become clear the potential benefits of this change do not outweigh the unintended fiscal and political costs of continuing to elect Board of Education members during a partisan electoral cycle.

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Posted: January 4th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Education, Elections, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, Opinion | Tags: , , , | 9 Comments »

Security Guard Initiated Rescue Of Shadow Lake Fire Victim

photo via gofundme

Keith Thornton, 31, of Asbury Park, a Security Officer employed by Marion Security of Red Bank, is credited with initiating the rescue of the 88 year old woman trapped in her burning Shadow Lake Village home on Saturday night, according to an updated press release by Detective Lt. Paul Bailey of the Middletown Township Police Department.

Family and friends of the fire victims have identified them as George and Gladys Bowden in a gofundme page. 

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Posted: December 17th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Security Guard Initiated Rescue Of Shadow Lake Fire Victim