Middletown Offices To Close On Thursday Due To Expected Blizzard Conditions
Middletown Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger, PhD, announced that the Township's facilities are closed and programs are cancelled on Thursday, February 9th, due to the Winter Storm Warning with expected blizzard like conditions in the Township. The closure includes the Middletown Library, the Middletown Arts Center, the Senior Center, Poricy Park and the Health Department.
Forgiveness contemplated at Holocaust remembrance program
At the onset of World War II, Helena Flaum, 12 at the time, lived in Rawa-Ruska, Poland, not far from the Ukrainian border. After Germany invaded, she moved into the town's ghetto until the Nazis began transporting Jews to concentration camps.
Impatient baby delivered by Middletown police officers
A Monmouth County baby that couldn't wait to get to a hospital to be born was brought into the world with the help of some police officers. Kristen Erickson and her husband Roy were driving on Route 35 Saturday afternoon, headed to the hospital, but the labor was going too quickly, police said.
Middletown cops deliver baby inside parked car
Middletown police officers delivered a baby boy, Axl Erickson, inside of a car in the parking lot of a Route 35 hotel. Middletown resident Kristen Erickson was in labor inside of a car along Route 35 when police officers Patrolman Nicholas Manchio and Cpl.
Middletown police make several arrests in series of armed robberies
MIDDLETOWN -- Police have arrested a number of suspects in connection with three armed robberies this month in Bayshore, the department said in a statement. A robbery occurred Jan. 7 near Appleton Avenue, a second on Jan. 9 on Florence Avenue and the third on Jan. 16 along the Henry Hudson Trail.
Ewing Then and Now: The stone house on the hill
As we leave the "Brookville" section of Ewing, passing the Woodruff Estate/Trenton Country Club featured in November and December, and travel back along Sullivan Way towards Birmingham/West Trenton, there are a few additional locations that are of interest before we move on to other sections of Ewing.
One killed after vehicle overturns on Parkway, police say
MIDDLETOWN -- The driver of a Nissan Pathfinder was killed Thursday morning in a single-car crash on the Garden State Parkway. Trooper Alejandro Goez, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police, said the Pathfinder was driving southbound in the local lanes when it overturned near milepost 111.9 in Middletown.
Monmouth County residents flood public hearing on proposed JCP&L project
More than 1,200 seats were available Wednesday night for a public hearing on Jersey Central Power & Light's massive system upgrade proposal in Monmouth County, and that wasn't enough. Hoping to eventually gain access to the hearing inside Middletown High School North and voice their opinions on the proposed Monmouth County Reliability Project, a nearly 10-mile, 230-kilovolt transmission line along NJ Transit's North Jersey Coast rail line right-of-way, local residents waited outdoors for hours.
State officials to hear from public on controversial high-voltage line
A monopole transmission tower, similar to those proposed in JCP&L's planned 230,000-volt line that would stretch nearly ten miles from Aberdeen to Red Bank. Patti Sapone MIDDLETOWN -- Residents get a chance to voice their opinion about controversial high-voltage transmission line at a public hearing set for Wednesday night in Middletown.
NJ state trooper meets baby he helped deliver along the Parkway
The last time State Police Sgt. Sean Boag had seen this Ocean County family a month ago, it was along the side of the Garden State Parkway.
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