Laurel Avenue Closure Begins 8-27-12
JF Kiely will begin installation of the high pressure gas main beginning Monday, 8/27 on Laurel Avenue between Holland Road and Highway 35. The roadway will be closed from 7am until 5 pm. Closure is expected to be for a three to four week period dependent on weather and other factors. Monmouth County has approved the detour and the traffic control plan. Residents living off of Laurel Avenue will have access to their neighborhoods. All other traffic will be re-routed.
Route 36 Resurfacing Project Begins 8-27-12
On or about August 27, 2012 work will commence on the state DOT Route 36 Resurfacing Project. This will involve milling and paving on Route 36. The contractor, Stavola Contracting, expects working hours to be from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Movie Series and Food Drive Fri, Aug 31 8:00 pm at TKCC
The Free Summer Movie Series & Food Drive, hosted by Shore Flicks, LLC will be showing monthly movies in township parks. Please help support local food banks by bringing a donation.
August 31, 8:00 pm - Tonya Keller Community Center, 50 Bray Ave, Hugo (PG)
NJ American Water Ends Odd/Even Outdoor Watering
The following information is provided by NJ American Water
New Jersey American Water customers in Monmouth County are no longer restricted to watering their lawns on certain days of the week. The company has ended the schedule of odd/even outdoor watering which had been in effect since early July. Read more
Mayor’s Office Hours Suspended for Labor Day (9-3-12)
Mayor Fiore will not hold Office Hours on Monday, September 3rd due to Labor Day. Regular office hours resume Monday, September 17th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Visitors are seen on a first-come, first served basis. Mayor Fiore generally holds office hours the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month with the exception of federal holidays. Residents can also contact the Mayor's Office at 732-615-2024 during regular business hours.
9/6/12 Township Committee Workshop Rescheduled
Notice is hereby given that an Open Public Meeting of the Township Committee meeting scheduled for September 4, 2012 has been rescheduled to September 6, 2012 in the Conference Room at 8 p.m.
Middletown Pays Tribute to 9/11 Victims
Members of the Middletown Township Committee will pay a silent tribute to the 37 residents who died in the World Trade Center tragedy with a wreath-laying at the Middletown WTC Memorial Gardens on Tuesday, September 11th at 8:46 am.
Visitors are welcome at the Memorial Gardens from dawn to dusk. The Memorial Gardens rest under a canopy of trees and features a landscaped path with benches and a personalized memorial for each of the 37 residents. The gardens are located next to the Middletown Arts Center at 36 Church Street. The gardens are open to the public daily.
“It is important that Middletown and our great nation take a moment to remember the World Trade Center Tragedy and pay tribute to the friends and family we lost 11 years ago. It is critical that we seize this moment to stand tall and reaffirm that we, as proud Americans, remain vigilant in the war against terror,” said Mayor Anthony P. Fiore.
Flag banners have been installed as a tribute to the September 11th victims. The flag banners are hanging on telephone poles along Kings Highway, Church Street and Middletown-Lincroft Road. The banners are sponsored by local businesses, organizations and individuals. The flag banner display, spearheaded by Mayor Fiore, became part of the township’s annual 9/11 commemoration in 2011. Read more
Middletown Day Volunteers Needed
Volunteers are needed for Middletown Day 2012. The fall festival will be held rain or shine on Saturday, September 29 at Croydon Hall from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Help is needed with carnival games, and other family fun activities. A commitment of four hours is needed in the morning or afternoon. Civic, fraternal, community, and school groups as well as businesses are always welcome and encouraged to participate. Certificates documenting community service hours are issued. Please e-mail Volunteer Coordinator Pam Brightbill at email@example.com if you or your group can lend a hand.
Middletown Day – Be Part of the Fun!
Middletown Day will be rain or shine held on Saturday, September 29 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Registration is underway for the Business Showcase, Car Show and Craft Fair.
Business Showcase – Businesses are invited to offer free games and prizes, literature and giveaways to the thousands of people that visit Middletown Day. Businesses will be given a 10’ x10’ space for a fee of $250. Space is limited. Spots will be filled on a first-come first served basis. (Middletown Community Groups and Schools can request a free 10x10 space.) Register by September 14, 2012.
Car Show – The Lions Club will present this year’s Car Show. Restored and modified cars welcome. Free dash plaques and welcome bags will be provided first 100 entries. Advance registration is $20. Registration day of show is $25. More than 25 trophies and plaques will be presented. Car show is located in paved Parking Lot adjacent to Senior Center.
Craft Show – Don’t miss the chance to sell your wares to thousands of visitors. Single 10’ x 10’ spaces are $75 and double spaces are $130. Space is limited. Register by September 14.
Visit www.middletownday.org to download registration forms. Online registrations also accepted. Call 732-615-2260 for 732-706-4100 for details.
Save the Date!
Fri, Aug 31, 8:00 pm – Summer Movie, TKCC
Sun, Sept 23, 4:00-7:00 p.m. – Colonial Tavern Party, Poricy Park
Sat, Sept 29, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. – Middletown Day 2012, Croydon Hall
1st & 3rd Monday of each month – Mayor’s Office Hours, Town Hall (except 9/3)