Wednesday, February 20, 2013
Middletown officials plan to nominate it for the National Register of Historic Places.
Middletown Township plans to apply for a state grant to pay the cost of preparing The Dempsey House property in Leonardo for nomination on the National Register. The house is on a wooded lot at 55 Hamilton Avenue in Leonardo, and stands apart in the neighborhood for its distinctive pea stone construction and stone walls fence. "It's too irreplaceable," said Mayor Gerard Scharfenberger, who is also a professor of archaeology and scholar of Middletown history. A resolution passed unanimously by the Township Committee Tuesday night to allow the township to access a state grant in the $9,675 "is a means of protection" for the neighborhood landmark. To be considered eligible, a property must meet the criteria for evaluation, which involves …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Baum, a Democrat, is challenging Deputy Mayor Steve Massell for a full term on the governing body.
Friday, September 7, 2012
Name : Ms. Linda S. Baum Date of birth : 01 January 1970 Place of residence : 19 May Court, River Plaza, Middletown Attended college : Yes College : St. John's University Degree : BS Mathematics / Computers Science concentration / post-graduate studies in Actuarial Science Year of graduation : 1987 Job titles held : Manager, Actuarial Division Employers : most recently NJ Compensation Rating & Inspection Bureau, Newark, NJ Party affiliation : Democrat Running for a: Local office Running for position: Middletown Township Committee Chamber/district: Incumbent: No Previous elective offices : None, but active participation in local government as a member of the public. Unsuccessful bids for elective offices: NA Address 1 Collinson Dr. …
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Five Middletown officers and one patrolman received their badges during the August 20 Township Committee meeting.
Five military recruits were sworn in as are the newest addition to the Middletown Police Department during the August 20 Township Committee meeting. “We are very fortunate and blessed to have such a great police department and tonight, we welcome new additions to our officiary police department here of Middletown,” said Mayor Anthony P. Fiore. Patrol Officer Thomas Hughes, 27, is a Middletown resident and a volunteer firefighter. He graduated from Marine Academy of Science and Technology. He served in the United States Marines and attained the rank of sergeant. Hughes is a former Middletown Police Explorer and has served as a Special Crossing Guard for the department, said Chief Robert Oches. Patrol Officer Scott Davis, 30, is a Port …
Monday, August 20, 2012
Find out what is going on in Middletown the week of August 20 through August 24.
Government Meetings The Middletown Township Committee will meet on August 6 at 8 p.m. for their regularly scheduled workshop. The meeting will be held in the main meeting room of the Middletown Township Municipal Building. To see what will be discussed at this meeting, click here. Mayor Anthony Fiore will hold office hours at Town Hall from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on August 20. No appointments are necessary. Residents are welcome on a first-come, first-served basis to discuss any concerns or issues they may have related to township government. Residents are invited contact the Mayor's office any time at (732) 615-2024. The Middletown Township Board of Education will meet Tuesday, August 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the library at Middletown High School …
Monday, July 16, 2012
Find out what is going on in Middletown the week of July 16 through July 20.
Government Meetings and Greetings Middletown Mayor Anthony P. Fiore will host Meet the Mayor Monday July 16 at the Middletown Library. Fiore will discuss government related issues with interested residents before the regularly scheduled Township Committee meeting from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Residents can also reach the Mayor by calling his office at 732-615-2024 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Middletown Township Committee will meet for their regularly scheduled meeting at 8 p.m. Monday, July 16 in the Main Meeting Room of the Middletown Township Municipal Building. Resolutions of their committee’s agenda include the approval for ten new police vehicles, an appointment to the Middletown Veterans Affairs Committee and a resolution…
Monday, July 2, 2012
Find out what is going on in Middletown this week.
The Middletown Township Committee will meet on Monday, July 2. The meeting will be held in the Main Conference Room in Town Hall and will begin at 8 p.m. To see Monday’s agenda, click here. The Veteran’s Affair Committee will meet this Tuesday, July 3. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at Town Hall. For more information call 732-615-2015. Wish a Happy Birthday to America on Monday, July 2 at the Middletown Township Public Library. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. the library will host a party for residents between the ages of 2 and 5 with songs, treats, make our very own Fourth of July Flyers just in time for our Country's birthday. An adult is required to attend with attendees. For more information about this event, visit http://mtpl.…
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Township Committee passed the new ordinance after an hour long public hearing on the matter during the June 18, committee meeting.
The Middletown Township Committee claims to have “leveled the playing field” with the passing of the new pay-to-play ordinance which promotes the disclosure of donations given to political candidates. Despite multiple concerns from the public on the matter, the Township Committee unanimously agreed to go forward with the new ordinance after an hour of debate during the public hearing portion of the meeting. According to the Township Committee, the purpose of the new ordinance is to “level the playing field” with contributions that are made during elections. “This is about following suit with what the Monmouth County Freeholders did. This is about making an ordinance that puts everybody on a level playing field, in my opinion, right now, …
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
New Middletown Township Committee member Stephanie Murray to be sworn in
Wednesday, December 28, 2011
Information about reorganization day from Middletown Township ... Middletown Township's Organization Day will be held at Town Hall, 1 Kings Highway, on New Year's Day, beginning at noon. On the agenda will be the swearing in of the 2012 mayor and deputy mayor. Under the township’s form of government, the Township Committee designates two members to serve as mayor and deputy mayor for a one-year term each. Committeeman Anthony P. Fiore will accept the oath of office to serve his second consecutive term as mayor. Committeewoman-elect Stephanie C. Murray will be sworn in as the newest member of the Township Committee. The term for each committee member is three years. Scores of volunteers traditionally attend to accept oaths of office to …
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Shared services, two percent cap commitments reiterated by committee
Middletown’s municipal budget set for introduction at the April 4 Township Committee meeting, Mayor Anthony Fiore reiterated at Monday night’s meeting his commitment to staying within Gov. Chris Christie’s two percent cap on spending and his theory of why the unions’ and township library’s cooperation in compromise are key. He first thanked the Middletown Township Library Board of Trustees for agreeing to release to the township roughly $500,000 of its $1.2 million surplus to assist with budget restriction woes and stave off more than the estimated 26 layoffs and service cuts. The mayor again reassured that with the agreement that is “something that’s happened across the state” intact, the library would, in turn, benefit from economic, …
Sunday, March 6, 2011
Prize includes $1,000 and being published in state publication
Sunday, March 6, 2011
High school juniors and seniors who live in Middletown are invited to submit essays about their local government for a chance to win a $1,000 scholarship in the 2010 Louis Bay II Future Municipal Leaders Scholarship Competition. The scholarship is offered though a joint venture between local mayors and the NJ League of Municipalities. Each student must write a roughly 500-word essay on the theme, “What My Mayor and Governing Body Do Best,” to be included in the contest. The theme is chosen by the state League of Municipalities, said Mayor Anthony P. Fiore. All essays must be received by March 11. Middletown will select one essay to forward to the League of Municipalities in Trenton as a semi-finalist. The League of Municipalities will then…