Traffic nightmare in Middletown today

Route 35 in Middletown between Applefarm Road and Woodland Dr will have lane closures for 6-8 hours today due to a water main break, according to an announcement from the Middletown Police Department.

The Applefarm development is without water.

New Jersey American Water Company is expected to restore water service to the area residents within two hours, but the day appears to be shot for businesses on the highway.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area.  Call the Middletown PD Traffic Division, 732-615-2045 with any concerns.

Posted: May 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | No Comments »

Shot Fired in Middletown, 1 Dead —“Not a criminal matter”

Middletown Police are in the mist of an active investigation into a shooting death on Rutledge Dr, in Middletown this morning.

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Posted: May 7th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

GSP, Middletown-Lincroft Road closures will impact traffic this weekend

Repairs on a Garden State Parkway bridge that was damaged in a traffic accident last November are expected to cause traffic delays in Middletown starting tomorrow morning, April 27 at 10 a.m. through 5 a.m. on Monday morning, April 30.

The New Jersey Turnpike Authority will be closing two northbound lanes on the GSP between exit 109 and exit 114 to make repairs on the bridge over Middletown-Lincroft Road in order to make permanent repairs to the structure.

Monmouth County will close Middletown-Lincroft Road (CR-50) between West Front Street and Nutswamp/Dwight Road starting at 10 a.m. on Friday.  One-way traffic for school only vehicles will be permitted on Friday afternoon from 2p.m.-4p.m.

Weather and progress permitting, Middletown-Lincroft Road will reopen on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: April 26th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on GSP, Middletown-Lincroft Road closures will impact traffic this weekend

Road improvements in Middletown could delay mid-day NJ Transit commuters this week

Residents of the north side of Middletown and Bayshore residents who commute mid-day on NJ Transit’s North Jersey Coast Line via the Middletown train station should leave home earlier than usual this week as Church Street (County Road 50) will be closed near Kings Highway for road construction and improvements, according to an announcement by Freeholder Director Tom Arnone.

Weather permitting, the plan is for Church St to be closed from 9 a.m. till 4 p.m., Monday March 19 through Friday, March 23.  Riders of 9 trains that leave Middletown starting with the 9:31 a.m. departure through the 4:06 p.m departure could be delayed. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 18th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County, Monmouth County Board of Freeholders, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Road improvements in Middletown could delay mid-day NJ Transit commuters this week

Rick Hibell replaces Gerry Scharfenberger on Middletown Township Committee

Rick W. Hibell was appointed to the Middletown Township Committee on Tuesday, February 20.  He replaces Gerry Scharfenberger who resigned from the Committee upon being selected to the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders.

A native of the Belford section of the Township, Hibell is a former Fire Chief and a member of the Planning Board.  He is the owner of E-Z Docks Marine Construction.

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Posted: February 22nd, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket sold in Port Monmouth

A patron of the Wilson Ave Deli in the Port Monmouth section of Middletown won $192,167 on Wednesday by hitting the winning numbers of the NJ Lottery’s daily Jersey Cash 5 game.

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Posted: February 8th, 2018 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Winning Jersey Cash 5 ticket sold in Port Monmouth

Surf fisherman dies after being swept out to sea at Sandy Hook

A fisherman who was swept out to sea Wednesday morning at the Sandy Hook National Gateway Recreation Area died hours after he was pulled from the water by rescuers, authorities said. National Parks Service spokeswoman Daphne Yun said the fisherman was apparently wading in the surf around 8 a.m. when he was swept out. He was… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: December 6th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Surf fisherman dies after being swept out to sea at Sandy Hook

Grand Opening of 3 Chicks That Click Photography in Middletown

Photo (L to R): Bill Wilusz (Alyse’s Husband), Mayor Gerard Scharfenberger, Alyse Liebowitz (Owner & Photographer), Lauren Krol (Studio Assistant), & Alexa Yurchak (Hair & Make Up Artist)

MIDDLETOWN, N.J-3 Chicks That Click Photography is excited to announce the opening of its new studio, located at 1 Arin Park, 1715 Route 35, Middletown.

On November 7, Middletown Mayor Gerard Scharfenberger performed a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of 3 Chicks That Click Photography. Owner Alyse Liebowitz cut the ribbon while family, friends and other local business owners gathered around for the celebration.  Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 27th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Grand Opening of 3 Chicks That Click Photography in Middletown

A Monmouth millennial romance: He showed her his ‘Gundam’ and a social media love story ensued

It is a love story like you’d find in a Nancy Meyers romantic comedy – if Myers was into social media and anime. Boy matches with girl on Tinder, boy messages girl a picture of his “Gundam,” girl is impressed, boy and girl date and get engaged. That’s the story shared by one Middletown woman whose… Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 24th, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on A Monmouth millennial romance: He showed her his ‘Gundam’ and a social media love story ensued

Meet Tony Perry, Middletown’s new Township Committee Member

Middletown has a new Township Committeeman. Tony Perry was sworn in last week to fill the vacancy created by Steve Massell’s resignation to become a member of the Monmouth County Tax Board. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: November 21st, 2017 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 2 Comments »