Middletown Top Stories

April 30, 2020

WAYNE, NJ – Unless you are an essential worker, it's very likely you may be stuck at home. Many of us are binge-watching Netflix, making all of our favorite recipes, baking up a storm, finally reading that novel, spring cleaning, home improvements and catching up on naps.  While some are simply ...

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NEW JERSEY - Governor Murphy suddenly stopped his press conference on Wednesday to honor the lives lost and to reflect on the sheer gravity of death in New Jersey thus far during the COVID-19 pandemic. The moment of silence was held for the unfathomable number of men and women, fellow ...

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TRENTON, NJ — Gov. Phil Murphy has announced several “clarifications” of the operation of certain essential businesses, which all fall under his coronavirus-related executive orders. Below are the details of his April 27 updates on restrictions: Pet grooming businesses, pet day care and ...

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NEW JERSEY, NJ - In a touching tribute to a man widely loved and admired, Governor Murphy honored Holmdel resident and family man, Ed Harris, as well as his surviving wife Dina and sons, Jeff and Nick, at the daily press conference on Tuesday. With Harris' photo broadcast across the state and ...

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NEW JERSEY:  Improve your messaging skills! Be inspired, informed, educated and motivated! Join National Speaker, DonnaLyn Giegerich MBA, CIC, RYT, CEO of DLG Consulting. She will provide you with valuable information and with DonnaLyn there is never a dull moment! Join her dynamic Zoom ...

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TRENTON, NJ -- Gov. Phil Murphy during his daily press conference on Monday, April 27, announced 2,146 new positive test results, pushing the statewide total to 111,188. Sadly, he also reported another 106 COVID-19 deaths, bringing New Jersey's total of loss of life to 6,044. The Monmouth County ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Due to the COVID-19 State of Emergency, the Middletown Tax Collection Office, located at Croydon Hall (900 Leonardville Road, Leonardo), is closed to the public until further notice.  Second quarter taxes are due May 1, 2020 with a 10-day grace period. Please make payments by ...

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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 ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: The Holmdel Chamber of Commerce is providing the following information to the local business community. This includes the Coronavirus Business Related Update provided by the NJ Chamber of Commerce (NJCC):  In the second phase of the CARES Act, the Small Business Administration ...

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"Whether one backs a toll hike or not, there can be no argument that the approval of the action - taken in what’s worse than the proverbial “dead-of-night” - is an outrageous slap in the face to the spirit of public hearing laws & the tax/tollpayers they are supposed to serve." Senator Declan ...

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Join Archbishop José Gomez, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and archbishop of Los Angeles, in renewing our consecration to Mary. This moment of unified prayer will give the Church the occasion to pray for Our Lady’s continued protection of the vulnerable, healing of ...

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MIDDLETOWN, NJ: When there is a real need in Middletown, the community comes together to fulfill it. For example, the country has a shortage of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), states and municipalities are all requesting PPE donations. Middletown is requesting and accepting PPE donations, and ...

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This article is being featured as part of the publisher's  Talk About the Good  campaign. This one is AMAZING!  HOLMDEL, NJ: Two Holmdel teens are making an impact in helping with the shortage of desperately needed Personal Protection Equipment (PPE).  They formed NJ Strong with PPE Group, ...

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"As a general matter if somebody is trying to hoard or price gouge in this hour of need they deserve that special place in hell." Governor Phil Murphy at Thursday's Press Conference NEW JERSEY - The FBI have now conducted visits for at least two days in Lakewood Township. They have gone to at ...

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NEW JERSEY - During Thursday's press conference, Governor Phil Murphy had a message to New Jersey residents. "You are all doing the heavy work," said Governor Murphy "but we can't ease up on social distancing. I still think (opening) is weeks away. Stay at it - you are making a difference." He ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: FDA Authorizes First Test for Patient At-Home Sample Collection NEW JERSEY - Testing is a massive national issue right now with COVID-19 and the FDA is about to make it a little better with good news.   In a press release Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug ...

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Clinical Contributors to this Story: Brett Sealove, M.D., FACC, RPVI contributes to topics such as Cardiac/Heart Health. Jawad Kirmani, M.D. contributes to topics such as Neurology, Vascular Neurology. Thomas Steineke, M.D. contributes to topics such as Neurosciences. Since we are in ...

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NEW JERSEY - The Governor is holding his daily press conference at 2:15PM. The numbers have 'significantly slowed' according to the Governor of New Jersey. "it's really encouraging." An additional 583 patients have been discharged since the last news conference. Number of discharges continue to ...

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Scharfenberger Requests to Forgo Legislative Salary Until Constituent Unemployment Claims Have Been Fulfilled MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Assemblyman Scharfenberger said he ran to make a difference in New Jersey. Freezing politicians paychecks will do that in one the highest tax states in the USA. He ...

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MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ: Most children love yoga and it makes them feel great and relaxed!  If you don't have a yoga mat, a thicker towel will do. Have your child dress comfortably and start with the first video which is breathing exercises. Then you can move on to the second 22 min Yoga for Kids ...

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Actual Long-Term Care COVID-19 Death Totals Unclear NEW JERSEY - "What are the numbers?" That's a common question. A better question may be, "What are the real numbers?" A growing issue in national news and now local is the challenge of obtaining accurate data. At the detailed COVID-19 Long ...

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NEW JERSEY -  The Governor holds a live press conference today on the pandemic at 1PM. During the events, he provides current news and statistics as well as guidance for New Jersey residents on how to successfully navigate very difficult conditions. You can view it below. The talks are ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ - The regular press conference by Governor Murphy was held as scheduled at 1PM Friday. New details emerged about the growing toll of the pandemic in New Jersey. According to the Governor today, he 'personally' expects students will be wearing face masks when they return to school.

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 ‘Outraged’ Governor sending Attorney General to investigate macabre scene in Andover. A refrigerated truck is now on site. A nightmare has descended upon the residents in the Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center during the pandemic. The result, according to police, is the discovery ...

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HOLMDEL, NJ: You may have heard sirens, a lot of them Tuesday evening in Holmdel, enough to make you think there was a large fire somewhere. Instead, good was happening. Patriotism, gratitude and pride was in action at Hackensack Meridian Health Bayshore Medical Center, in Holmdel. It was a ...

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COLTS NECK, NJ: The day before Easter was sunny and warm. It made a perfect day for the Easter Bunny to hop on over to the Country Day School of Colts Neck (CDSCN), for a very special visit. Owner of CDSCN, Lori Ellis orchestrated an Easter Parade, with very careful attention to following proper ...

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