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Middletown Police seek help in locating missing woman

UPDATED: Sept. 24, 2020 9:11 am

Mary Silengo is still missing as of Thursday morning, according to an announcement by the Middletown Police Department.

She is believed to be wearing a bright pink pajama shirt, gray sweat pants, a dark jacket and black boots.

If you have any information that could help in locating Mary, please call 911 or 732-615-2100.


Mary Silengo

The Middletown Police Department is seeking the public’s help in locating
Mary Silengo, a 62 year old “at risk” woman who lives in Shadow Lake Village.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 23rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Middletown Police seek help in locating missing woman

Queens Man Arrested For Pot Possession in Middletown Police Department’s Parking Lot

photo via pixy.org

Arturo Munoz, 25, of Elmhurst, NY was arrested for possession of marijuana in the Middletown Police Department parking lot on Saturday.

Munoz apparently didn’t get the memo that de Blasio doesn’t run Middletown. After parking next to a police vehicle Munoz told Patrolman Daniel Flannigan, who noted the strong odor of raw unburnt marijuana, that the drug was in his vehicle.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: September 7th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Marijuana, Middletown, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Queens Man Arrested For Pot Possession in Middletown Police Department’s Parking Lot

Mayor Perry to 9/11 Memorial Museum: Send The Lights To Middletown, NJ

Middletown Mayor Tony Perry sent off a scathing letter to Alice M. Greenwald, President of the 9/11 Memorial and Museum in New York City, condemning the decision to not light the Twin Beams Tribute to the victims and heroes of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the United States of America. Perry offered to host the tribute in Middletown.

Thirty-seven residents of Middletown died in the World Trade Center on 9/11.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 14th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 9-11, Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | Comments Off on Mayor Perry to 9/11 Memorial Museum: Send The Lights To Middletown, NJ

Fiore: Middletown will remember 9/11

Middletown Deputy Mayor Tony Fiore responded to the news that the Twin Beams represented the World Trade Center will not be lit this year in remembrance of those we lost on September 11, 2001, due to COVID-19 public health concerns, by promising that Middletown’s annual remembrance will go on.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 14th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: 9-11, Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Fiore: Middletown will remember 9/11

Back the Blue Gear Sales Support Police K-9s and Explorers

Back the Blue gear modeled by Jack, Luke and Willis Kratz outside Middletown Town Hall

The Kratz family of Middletown, Kimberly, Willis and their sons Jack and Luke are expressing their support of local law enforcement by raising funds through the sale of Back The Blue gear.

$5 from every sale of a Back The Blue shirt, hoodie, facemask gaiter, fleece jogger or backpack goes to support the Middletown Police Department’s K-9 Unit or the Police Explorers.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: August 10th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Law Enforcement, Middletown, Monmouth County News, Police | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Back the Blue Gear Sales Support Police K-9s and Explorers

Arrest made in Middletown church vandalism incidents

Surveillance photo believed to be Natalee A, Hamilton

The Middletown Police Department arrested Natalee A. Hamilton, 34, a resident the Township, today, in connection with a series of vandalism incidents that occurred at three area churches during June and July, according to an announcement by Deputy Chief Paul Bailey.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 28th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on Arrest made in Middletown church vandalism incidents

Middletown Health Department Asks That Teens Get Tested For COVID-19


Photo by Jeremy Bishop on Unsplash

A July 11 house party on West Front Street in Middletown is believed to be the source of a COVID-19 outbreak among Township area teenagers, according to an announcement by the local health department.

The Middletown Township Department of Health and Social Services is currently investigating a cluster of approximately 20 COVID-19 cases in young adults ages 15 to 19. 

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: July 23rd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Middletown, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Middletown Officer Charged With Falsifying Accident Report

Officer Thomas Foster, center, in a 2016 photo. Photo via Middletown PD facebook page

Middletown Police Officer Thomas E. Foster, 33, was charged with fourth degree falsifying records, according to an announcement this morning by Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

Foster, who has been on the Middletown Police force since August 18, 2014, has been suspended without pay, according to an announcement by the Middletown Police Department.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: June 17th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, Monmouth County Prosecutor | Tags: , , , , , | 5 Comments »

Opinion | Racial insensitivity exists everywhere, we are not immune

Jada Tulloch and Luke Farrell, Middletown High School North seniors. Photo courtesy of Luke Ferrell

By Luke Ferrell

Middletown, it’s time that we have a conversation about race. Merriam-Webster defines a conversation as “an oral exchange of sentiments, observations, opinions, or ideas”. Let’s “exchange” ways to make our community a better place without “exchanging” hate or negativity. I’d like to explain why even the “fifth safest city in America to raise a child” (SafeWise, 2016) cannot be excluded from hearing stories of overcoming racial adversity.

Read the rest of this entry » Posted: June 7th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Education, Middletown, Monmouth County News, Opinion, Race | Tags: , , , , | 1 Comment »

Middletown North Valedictorian Expresses Contradictory Views Of Her Educational Experience

Jada Tulloch, the 2020 valedictorian of Middletown High School North, said she “had a great experience in Middletown public schools” and that she “wouldn’t have it any other way” in an interview with Sophia Haber Brock of Sophia Directs published on May 24.


Jada Tulloch, the 2020 valedictorian of Middletown High School North, caused quite a stir in the Monmouth County, NJ community this week with an angry and inflammatory video posted on Instagram alleging racial discrimination throughout her education.
Read the rest of this entry » Posted: June 5th, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Education, Middletown, Monmouth County, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments »