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Middletown Alumni excel at college sports

May 7, 2020

MIDDLETOWN, NJ: Skylar Shafritz (Middletown South High School) was a freshman who competed in multiple events for the Gettysburg College (Pennsylvania) women’s swimming program. Shafritz, listed as an Economics major had her team’s second best time all season in both the 50 backstroke (27.99) and 100 backstroke (59.38), both at the Centennial Conference Championships held in ...

Spring Sports Cancelled in New Jersey

NEW JERSEY - Young athletes held out hope that spring sports would have a chance during the pandemic. That changed on Monday as the spring scholastic sports season ended with the announcement by Governor Phil Murphy - schools in the state will remain closed for the rest of academic year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Murphy also stated that the NJSIAA Medical Board ...

Spotlight on Former Middletown Athletes Excelling at College Sports

MIDDLETOWN, NJ:  Kamani Williams (Middletown North High School) was a junior forward for the College of Saint Elizabeth (Morristown, NJ) women’s basketball team. Williams, listed as an Education major, started in all 26 games and led her team with 278 rebounds (10.7 rebounds per game) and was second on the team with 15 blocks. She averaged 11.0 points per game with 49 steals and four ...

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I Photographed a George Floyd Protest in Newark, This is What I Witnessed.

June 2, 2020

NEWARK, NJ -- I entered Newark, NJ, on Saturday with shatter-proof goggles, a helmet and camera. As a freelance photographer, I wanted to capture the historic moment of the George Floyd protests, but was also nervous. Footage of Minneapolis, New York and Philadelphia smoldering occupied my news and Twitter feeds the night before.

Would the same happen in Newark?

It turns out, no. Not on ...

Red Bank Tiffany & Company Board Up Windows

June 2, 2020

Red Bank Tiffany & Company Board’s Up Windows

RED BANK, NJ: In a possible response to the violence that followed the peaceful protest demonstrations in honor of Minnesota police brutality victim George Floyd, Tiffany and Company has boarded up their windows at their Broad Street location.

The action comes as high-end retail neighbors such as Cartier, Versace and Saks Fifth ...

COVID 19 Sanitation- Local Pest Control Company Provides Essential Disinfecting Services

June 2, 2020

As New Jersey slowly reopens, concern about COVID-19 has many Middletown residents and business owners proceeding with caution. To ensure staff and customers return to a clean facility and those still quarantining are secure at home, the Monmouth County branch (and other locations) of Western Pest Services are offering expert disinfecting treatments.

According to the CDC, COVID-19 primarily ...

JON STEWART TO HOST LUNCH BREAK'S VIRTUAL “RISING TOGETHER” EVENT  ON AUGUST. 27th

Annual Fall Gala postponed to October 2021 AND Virtual event to be held August 27th, 2020.

MONMOUTH COUNTY, NJ – Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will host Lunch Break’s virtual fundraising event “Rising Together” live from the organization’s headquarters from 7-8 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th. The evening will feature musical performances by local ...

NJ Human Services Announces Availability of Up to $20 Million in Health and Safety Grants for Child Care Centers and Youth Camps

$5k and $2k Grants Available; Emergency Child Care Assistance Program to Continue through June 30th

TRENTON –  New Jersey Human Services Commissioner Carole Johnson today announced the immediate availability of up to $20 million in grants to assist child care centers and youth camps in meeting health and safety guidelines in response to COVID-19.

Child care centers can ...

Obituaries

Dec 21, 1932 - Jun 26, 2020
Josephine P. Allocco, age 87, passed away peacefully at her home in Holmdel on Tuesday, May ...
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Oct 16, 1948 - May 24, 2020
It is with great sadness that the Cecero Family announce the passing of Anthony Cecero, age 71, of ...
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Jul 22, 1944 - May 24, 2020
Suzanne Claire Petrizzi, 75, of Manalapan, passed away early Sunday morning surrounded by her ...
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Oct 16, 1948 - May 24, 2020
It is with great sadness that the Cecero Family announce the passing of Anthony Cecero, age 71, of ...
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Jan 24, 1922 - May 21, 2020
Theodore Charles Thompson, age 98 of Middletown and most recently East Brunswick, passed away ...
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Jan 24, 1922 - May 21, 2020
Theodore Charles Thompson, age 98 of Middletown and most recently East Brunswick, passed away ...
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