MIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Mayor of Middletown, New Jersey, has called upon the Attorney General to reopen the recently closed Henry Hudson Trail. 

The historic trail was closed by the State of New Jersey. Governor Murphy resides in Middletown which is directly impacted by the closure as the town with the longest stretch of historic trail. Many use the trail daily as a safe route to travel.

In a letter to Attorney General Grewal, Perry got right to the point.

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"If the Henry Hudson Trail continues to remain closed under your directive, the residents of Middletown and those who use it will have no choice but to walk along a State Highway undoubtedly putting them in harms way". Perry stated in the letter to the Attorney General.

"The safety of my fellow residents is my top priority as Mayor; therefore, I respectfully request the immediate and full reversal of this directive." stated Perry. Below is a copy of Mayor Perry's letter: