Monday, May 20, 2013
The outlook for work on a portion of Navesink Avenue through the end of May.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Monday, May 20
Update May 20: Monday, May 20 through Thursday May 23 (no work will be done on Friday May 24). Excavation of the north-west lane of Navesink Avenue, between Raritan Avenue and Woodhaven Lane/near Hartshorne Woods Park. Detours and traffic delays should be expected between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 28 through Friday May 31 (no work will be done on Monday May 27). Excavation of the north-west lane of Navesink Avenue, between Woodhaven Lane and Hartshorne Avenue/the Stone Church. Detours and traffic delays should be expected between 7 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Original Story May 13 A sewer line project along a busy road in Navesink could cause road closures and detours between mid-May and the end of summer. The new sanitary line is …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
A look at some of the homes at the top of the market.
Last week, a gorgeous 9,000 square foot house on Navesink River Road in Locust reportedly sold for $4.765 million. But it's certainly not the only high-priced house on the market. Here is a look at a handful of others in Middletown.
Friday, July 13, 2012
Navesink resident had a front row seat to New Jersey journalism history, with his involvement with major newspapers of the day like the Newark Evening News, the Daily Journal of Elizabeth and the Hudson Dispatch.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Man who allegedly posed as an exterminator stands accused of a November theft.
A Highlands man has been indicted on charges stemming from an alleged Navesink jewel theft during which police said he gained entry to the burglarized home by pretending to be an exterminator. Ryan C. Jones, 36, of 330 Shore Drive, Highlands, was arrested by Middletown police in January and charged with theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property (jewelry) following a report by the victim that he stole $10,000 worth of jewelry from their Berman Boulevard home on Nov. 24. The Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office indictment names Jones’ charge as one count of theft of moveable property, or unlawfully taking more than $500 worth of jewelry, a third-degree crime. When he was arrested in January, Middletown Police Detective Lt. Steve …
Friday, April 6, 2012
Garvey's Pond and Shadow Lake in Middletown have been stocked.
If you’re fishing for some pre-Easter activity, the NJ Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding people that tomorrow is opening day of trout season and local bodies of water have been stocked. The season officially opens at 8 a.m. tomorrow for what the DEP says is the “most anticipated day on the annual fishing calendar.” More than 180,000 brown, brook and rainbow hatchery trout will be stocked in about 200 lakes, ponds and streams across New Jersey. In Middletown, 160 trout will be stocked in Garvey’s Pond in the Navesink section for opening day; and another 580 fish will be stocked in Shadow Lake, in the River Plaza section. Each of the Middletown bodies of water will then get stocked weekly …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Nicholas Tracy again in custody after police allegedly find stolen property in his Beachwood home
A man that police said allegedly robbed the home of Jon Bon Jovi, in the Navesink section of Middletown, was arrested on new charges this week. Toms River Police Chief Michael Mastronardy said Nicholas Tracy, 22, of Beachwood, was arrested this week after an investigation into multiple burglaries in Silverton and North Dover in Ocean County. Around 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Toms River police responded to a suspicious vehicle parked on Silverton Road, and when the vehicle left the residential road, Detective Brian Lomer followed. "Shortly thereafter, Sergeant Ralph Stocco found a home whose owners were on vacation had been burglarized," said Mastronardy in an email. The home's rear window was smashed with a rock and jewelry was removed from the …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
House Hunt celebrates President’s Day weekend with some open houses with (mostly) white exteriors
You’ll feel positively presidential with the featured homes in this weekend’s House Hunt: Every open house is inside a white house. No, not THE White House. Rather, a look into some of Middletown’s many listings that feature a home exterior that’s actually white ... or off-white ... or maybe a little almond. You’ll have to go and see for yourself, because, frankly, some are just “white-ish.” Sure, it’s a quirky little gimmick to get you to eyeball the column. But you won’t regret perusing these properties that we obtained from Realtor.com, all with open house events this Sunday, Feb. 19. You can see the exact times and details about each listing by clicking the gallery photo and reading the caption. Oh, and that map to the right with the …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Middletown real estate can make anyone’s love light shine
It’s the weekend before that holiday of love, and there are dozens of open houses across the township. We’ve picked up a few from Realtor.com to feature in our House Hunt gallery. You’ll see the open house times in the captions, all happening on Sunday, Feb. 12. You’ll also see a brief description of each listing and the current asking price below the four-square photos. Follow your heart and point your vehicle to these Valentine open houses. You might just find the home of your dreams.
Saturday, February 4, 2012
House Hunt’s game plan to visit all of this week’s super open houses
Even though it’s Super Bowl Sunday, there are still a few open house events in Middletown on Feb. 5. These motivated sellers are welcoming real estate fans to visit and see what their listing has to offer. House Hunt has come up with a “game plan” to visit as many of these events as possible, as shown on the map in our photo gallery above. The picture captions alongside show the details of each listing, obtained from Realtor.com. You’ll see the prices, features, and open house hours for each home. So slip on your jersey, load the team in the car, and see if you can score a home this weekend. Who knows? If it’s your goal to buy a new house, you might be able to watch next season's kickoff in one of these featured listings.
Saturday, January 14, 2012
You can fulfill your vision of owning a home with this week’s House Hunt bargains
There’s a diversity of neighborhoods in Middletown, from the Bayshore to the Navesink River area, down to Lincroft and over to Fairview. And if your American dream is to own a home in the township, you'll find some reasonable prices on Middletown real estate this winter. Realtor.com has plenty of open houses scheduled for the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend; and, since we’re all off on Monday (right?), hitting a couple of them on Sunday could be considered a day trip. House Hunt captured a wide array of listings this week, and the details for the Jan. 15 open houses can be found in the captions of the photos above. You’ll also see the prices, which range from $249,900 to $419,000. You will also see what you’ll get for the money. …