Friday, August 31, 2012
Trained police units scrambled to the scene, but eventually discovered the suspicious object was never active, said police.
Beachfront roads in a section of northern Middletown were closed and a few homes evacuated while police units from Middletown Township and a specialized squad from Naval Weapons Station Earle urgently investigated a report of unexploded ordnance on the beach Friday morning. But by noon, Middletown Township Police Det. Lt. Stephen Dollinger was able to report that there was nothing for residents to worry about. Dollinger said that the Explosive Ordnance Disposal team from NWS Earle determined that the ordnance that was retrieved from Ideal Beach in Northern Middletown was not real and may have been used for training at one time. "The ordnance was never active," Dollinger said in a statement. NWS Earle base spokesman Michael Brady said the…
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Trucks will begin spraying for mosquitoes beginning at 1 a.m. in sections of North Middletown.
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Monmouth County Mosquito Extermination Commission (MCMEC) will be spraying between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m. Thursday, August 16 to kill mosquito larvae in sections of North Middletown. The spray is designed to prevent the population of the Asian tiger mosquito from increasing. The Commission will target their spraying for mosquito larvae in the designated zone using truck-mounted LV (Low Volume) machines. The Commission has notified municipal officials, health officers and police of these plans. The product being applied to control the mosquito larvae is the biological larvicide Bti (Bacillus theringiensis israelensis), which goes by the brand name VectoBac. VectoBac is registered for larval mosquito control by the US Environmental …
Sunday, July 8, 2012
What did they sell for? Here are June's sales.
The following information about June sales comes from Realtor.com. BELFORD 567 Monmouth Ave. 157 Oakes Ave 503 Mackey Ave. LEONARDO 7 Leonard Ave. 66 Leonard Ave. 60 Florence Ave. 21 Hosford Ave. MIDDLETOWN 22 Laird Rd. 46 Claremont Ct, Red Bank 12 Laird Rd, Middletown 14 Danemar Dr, Middletown 5 Volt Pl, Middletown NEW MONMOUTH 5 Gary Dr. NORTH MIDDLETOWN 35 Baytree Circle PORT MONMOUTH 72 Golden Eye Ln 11 Broad St
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Monday morning's North Middletown fire needed to be fought from the exterior, due to dangerous indoor circumstances.
The firefighter who was injured in Monday morning's blaze in North Middletown has been released from the hospital and is home recovering. The firefighter, whose name has not been released, "was released from the hospital yesterday afternoon and is now home recuperating," Middletown Fire Department Spokesman John Isaksen said on Tuesday night. "It was a fall injury." The firefighter was injured during the fire at a Thompson Avenue home which gutted the house, rendered its occupants homeless and sent the firefighter to Jersey Shore University Medical center for treatment. The specifics on his injury were not disclosed. But, he is now doing fine, Isaksen said. The fire burnt away the majority of the first story of the two-story home, which …
Sunday, April 1, 2012
A look back at some featured Middletown House Hunt listings that sold
As we spring into the spring season, we thought it would be a good time to pause and take a look back at some of the featured Middletown listings that have recently sold. We captured the price at which the house was listed when we posted it in our gallery, and found the purchase price and sold date from Realtor.com. You’ll see the information in the caption of each photo by clicking on the picture above. You’ll also see the homes’ locations in the map on the right of this column. A list of each address is below, so click on any one to see the original Middletown House Hunt listing page. It's there you can read all about the home. With spring in bloom, the Middletown housing market should be warming up, like the weather, with an influx of …
Saturday, March 24, 2012
Peeks of warm weather pique the interest of home buyers in Middletown
Nature keeps tempting us with warm weather, and that makes hunters of houses even more eager to see behind the front door. Dozens of opportunities can be had this weekend, and we grabbed a few to feature from Realtor.com. We picked a wide range of listings that represent the myriad selections available in Middletown. There’s an “as is” home, a reduced price bargain, and many mid-to-upper priced listings that we’ve thrown in the gallery for your perusal. Click the photos above to see the price, features and open house times of each listing, all on Sunday, March 25. And the map to the right has stars at their approximate sites- hover your cursor to see what’s what. Spring has sprung, and apparently so has the Pandora’s box of Middletown home…
Saturday, March 17, 2012
There will be savin’ o' the green with these price-reduced listings in this week’s gallery
St. Patrick’s weekend concludes with dozens of open houses here in Middletown, as the open house schedule starts filling up. House Hunt tips its flat cap to the Irish holiday by choosing listings that offer buyers a reduced price, allowing them to keep more green in their pocket. Each featured home, taken from Realtor.com, will be hosting an open house event this Sunday, March 18. To find the times and other details, click a picture above and check the caption below.. You can also see each address on the map to the right of this article. And it’s luck we’ll be wishing you, on your search for the pot at the end of the real estate rainbow.
Saturday, March 3, 2012
We’re in like a lion as we welcome March and the promise of spring
With a couple of dozen open house events in Middletown this weekend, the hunt for houses marches on. Realtors and sellers alike are awaking from their long winter’s nap to get the jump on spring, and the open house market is heating up. We grabbed a half dozen listings from Realtor.com and posted the details of each in the captions above. You’ll find pricing, housing features, and the times of the open houses, all occurring this Sunday, March 4. So make like the wind and roar into March, to find the house of your dreams. With spring just around the corner, you may find yourself finally making that leap to purchase!
Saturday, January 21, 2012
Pair an open house visit with a meal at your favorite Middletown Chinese eatery to celebrate the lunar new year.
Monday is the lunar new year, and our Chinese friends are celebrating 4710, the Year of the Dragon. But there’s no “dragging” when it comes to this week’s open houses in Middletown. The real estate market is pushing forward into the new year, and there are lots of opportunities for hunters to browse around the township. This week, we’ll not only give you the standard details of the featured listings, but also which Chinese restaurant is nearby for a celebratory meal. There are several Asian restaurants in the area, and you can check them all out on Patch’s Places. So look through our gallery of home listings with information gathered from Realtor.com, and plan to visit the open house events this Sunday, Jan. 22. Then grab a bite at you …
Saturday, December 17, 2011
House Hunt helps combat the darkness during the shortest days of the year with these bright Middletown real estate bargains
Hey, home buyers, don’t let the shortest days of the year put you in a dark mood. Brighten up with real estate bargains that still abound in Middletown. And although there’s only a few shopping days left before Christmas and Hanukkah, the real estate market has plenty of bargains still left over. The shortest day of the year occurs this week, so House Hunt wants to let the sunshine in, with some real estate holiday miracles before winter really arrives. (Officially, winter is due to push out autumn at 12:30 a.m. ET on Thursday morning, Dec. 22, the day after Hanukkah begins.) Realtor.com has a plethora of available inventory in our area, and we grabbed a handful to feature in this week’s column. You’ll see the prices, the amenities, and, …