middletown

TOP LOCAL News

May 21, 2022

Drum roll please - it’s here!! Camp Coconuts Open House is... Sunday, May 22nd from 12 to 4 pm! Join Camp Coconuts to learn about the amazing summer planned for the 11th season! Awesome excursions, new programming, and dynamic team additions! Enrollment savings are available at the open ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - The Girl and Boy Scouts of Hasbrouck Heights join together to clean their community. Plus, several Girl Scouts in South Plainfield receive scholarships. Also, a Rahway superintendent is honored. And a Westfield Boy Scout proposes a life-saving station near a local ...

Read more »

MIDDLETOWN, NJ -  Middletown Police are investigating the theft of a puppy from a pet shop. According to information released MPD, On May 19, 2022 at approximately 1:15p.m., Middletown Twp. Police responded to The Pet Shop, located at 1284 State Route 35, for a report of a puppy being stolen ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY — The Garden State Parkway was shut down last week for miles after a crash caused by a police chase involving a car that was reported stolen. One of the suspects fled on foot through Clark. Officers caught up with him, arrested him and three other suspects who were then turned over to ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - A $125 million dollar film and TV complex proposed in Newark. Plus, a Paterson native leads effort to clean up hometown. And, a house built by Roxbury students is transferred to a new lot while an affordable housing complex opens in Elizabeth.  TAPinto's Kristina Behr has ...

Read more »

HOLMDEL, NJ - On May 7th, Vietnam Veterans were honored in Holmdel, New Jersey. New Jersey Vietnam Veteran's Remembrance Day holds a special place in the hearts of military and non-military families in New Jersey and the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial in Holmdel Township was designed in their honor.

Read more »

CEDAR GROVE, NJ — Aiming to “lift the unfair stigma” placed on law enforcement, Gov. Phil Murphy along with Acting Attorney General Matt Platkin announced a new police licensing program that will require all law enforcement officers hold a valid, active license issued by the Police Training ...

Read more »

HOLMDEL, NJ: May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Holmdel Chamber of Commerce will feature local leaders joining the talk on ChamberCast, Tuesday, May 24, 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., main level near Bar Bella, at Bell Works, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel, NJ 07733. All are welcome to attend in ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY — Gas prices in New Jersey have reached another all-time high. The average price of a gallon of unleaded reached $4.72 on Wednesday, May 18, 2022. That's up seven cents from the day before, 23 cents from last week and nearly 70 cents from last month. Those figures are according to ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - A long-awaited youth center in Franklin opens. Plus, Camden's Waterfront Pavilion gets another new name. And, Westfield will hold a Memorial Day parade and picnic after COVID cancellations the last two years. Also, the town of Wayne mourns the loss of a teen who died from a rare ...

Read more »

Father Todd Caverly (on his 18-year-old son who died on vacation Tuesday after sand collapsed on he and his sister during mishap at Toms River Beach: “Levi was himself. He was odd. He was quirky. He was not real concerned with what others thought. He knew Jesus Christ. He was involved in the ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ — “This is a horrendous piece of legislation,” said Assemblyman Brian Bergen (R - District 25) during the Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee meeting on Monday.  His objection came prior to the committee clearing Assemblyman John McKeon’s (D - District 27) oversized box ...

Read more »

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: TAPinto was on the scene at 7:55 a.m., on the Garden State Parkway South, where a motor vehicle accident had occurred. Traffic remains backed up between Holmdel's exit 114, and Lincroft/Red Bank exit 109. First responders were on the scene quickly. Please avoid area at this time if ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - Do you recognize the woman in the photo? The New Jersey State Police and the New Jersey Transit Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance with identifying the body of a woman that was fatally struck by a train in Monmouth County in 2008. Anonymous tips are ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY: New parents have been struggling to find formula to feed their babies ever since one of the largest manufacturers of several popular powdered baby formula products in the nation was shut down in February of this year. Shelves in Monmouth County grocery stores and pharmacies have been ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - Roxbury will equip 38 buses with security cameras after a physical assault is reported. Plus, Newark students in a building trades program get the chance to explore construction career pathways.  And, a Chatham art gallery shows work from artist royalty. Also, WayneQuest returns to ...

Read more »

HACKENSACK, NJ — More protection is coming for New Jersey’s firefighters.  In a news conference Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program, which will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, ...

Read more »

MAY 22 • 3PM BUY TICKETS Tickets: $35, $25 | Limit 8 tickets per mailing address DOORS 2PM • SHOWTIME 3PM The Vogel • Basie Center Campus • 99 Monmouth Street, Red Bank Join the Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation as they celebrate five years of connecting children to the ...

Read more »

RED BANK, NJ – Three organizations are reaching out to older adults 55 and older in central New Jersey to celebrate National Senior Health & Fitness Day on May 25. The YMCA of Greater Monmouth County, the Ocean County YMCA and Senior Citizens Activities Network (SCAN) have joined forces to ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - Gov. Phil Murphy Monday morning announced the new American Rescue Plan Firefighter Grant Program. The grants will help local and regional fire departments provide first responders with proper protective, cleaning and sanitation equipment. Murphy made his announcment in person at the ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - A young Plainfield burn victim thanks first responders who saved her. Plus, Piscataway celebrates the 75th Anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrierl. And, East Brunswick Boy Scouts spend a day with police. Also, the Green Village Fire Department in Chatham ...

Read more »

STAFFORD - The MAGA boat parades are back in 2022!  Readers might recall the MAGA boat parades that took place in 2020 all over the nation.  Former Stafford Township Councilman George Williams is organizing the parade this year. It will take place on June 4. There will be a ‘MAGA Boat Parade’ ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY — “Did you know that the state animal is the horse?” asked Assemblyman Kevin Rooney (R - District 40). He knows a few things about horses. And about public service too.  Rooney has over 20 years of public service. He served as Wyckoff Township committeeman from 2010 to 2016, as ...

Read more »

MIDDLETOWN, NJ - When the town and the schools join together, everyone wins in a community. Especially so during the covid era when caregivers of every kind have had their strength pushed to the limit. This is so true with school nurses who are charged with caring for our most precious asset in a ...

Read more »

Red Bank, NJ: Denholtz Properties, a vertically integrated commercial real estate investment and development company, announced the sale of the first five residences at Southbank at the Navesink, a four-story, ten-unit luxury waterfront condominium project located at 4 Boat Club Court bringing the ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - Piscataway residents start a fund to help victims of a recent fire. Plus, Union educators rally over contract negotiations. And, Newark pledges $20 million towards building affordable housing units. Also, a Sparta resident celebrates her 105th birthday with the ...

Read more »

TRENTON, NJ — New Jersey parents could have more of a say in what their children are learning in school and potentially opt students out of lessons. Legislation aimed at improving clarity for parents and guardians and allowing comment on any curriculum necessary to implement the New Jersey ...

Read more »

HOLMDEL NJ - Holmdel Police Department has provided an update to the early morning pursuit of a stolen vehicle. Around 1:00 a.m. early Friday morning, TAPinto received a report that a stolen vehicle pursuit in Holmdel, ended in a crash at Everett Road and Route 520, in Middletown. Four subjects ...

Read more »

NEW JERSEY - Two would-be matchmakers think they have the discovered the secret for helping people fall in love, as long as it doesn’t kill them in the process. The Villagers Theatre in Somerset, NJ will present a new romantic comedy by New Jersey playwright, Mike Sockol, In Danger of Falling in ...

Read more »

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 1.1 billion teenagers and young adults worldwide are at risk for hearing loss because of chronic exposure to loud noise. During the pandemic, young adults were regularly using earbuds and headphones for remote learning, connecting with friends, or ...

Read more »