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Tony Perry endorses Jack Ciattarelli for Governor

Jack Ciattarelli, presumptive GOP nominee for NJ Governor, and Middletown Mayor Tony Perry, Jan 1, 2021. Photo by Art Gallagher

Middletown Mayor Tony Perry endorsed Jack Ciattarelli for NJ Governor today.

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Tony Perry to continue as Middletown Mayor in 2021

Middletown Mayor Tony Perry

Middletown Mayor Tony Perry is expected to be selected to serve a third consecutive year as the leader of the Township when the governing body reorganizes in a virtual meeting on Sunday, January 3 at 10 a.m.

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Arnone Report: Business, Arts and Baseball

By Monmouth County Freeholder Director Tom Arnone

While I could say the last few weeks have been very busy, the truth of the matter is that the County stays busy around the year with ongoing projects and initiatives.

Earlier this month, I had the honor of joining Middletown Mayor Tony Perry and the Middletown Committee, as well as, Congressman Chris Smith at a press conference hosted by Middletown to launch their Economic Relief Program to assist their small businesses impacted by COVID-19.

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The Perrys are having a baby

Middletown Mayor Tony Perry announced that his wife Alannah is pregnant. The first child of the couple is due in August, the mayor said during a Quarantine Edition interview with Sophia Haber Brock.

In the 19 minute interview with Brock, a 10th grade student at Middletown High School North, Perry also discussed juggling his full time employment with Hackensack-Meridan Health with being mayor, the Township’s interaction with County, State and Federal officials in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic and he praised the selfless work on New Jersey’s medical workers and first responders.

Posted: April 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: COVID-19, Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , | 1 Comment »

Leinsdorf calls for sidewalks on Route 36

Atlantic Highlands activist Joshua Leinsdorf says that Route 36 in Atlantic Highlands, Highlands and Middletown has a higher per capita pedestrian death rate tham Newark and he wants our elected officials to come together to solve the problem rather than blaming other agencies has they have for years.

Leinsdorf posted the following video and narrative on Art Gallagher’s personal facebook page:

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Posted: January 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Atlantic Highlands, Highlands, Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments »

Middletown to build affordable housing units for veterans on blighted Belford property

The Middletown Township Committee voted unanimously on Tuesday to acquire a blighted commercial property on Leonardville Road in Belford and to build 10-20 affordable housing units for veterans in partnership with the Middletown Housing Authority.

The property at 37-45 Leonardville Road, across the street from the Carvel Ice Cream store, was previously the home of Middletown Tool Rental and a gas station before that.  It has been vacant and overgrown for roughly 20 years. The Township acquired a certification from the NJ Department of Environmental Protection that the property is not contaminated prior to approving the acquisition.

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Posted: January 22nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, News | Tags: , , , , | 2 Comments »

Perry will be Middletown Mayor in 2020

Middletown Mayor Tony Perry

Tony Perry is expected to be elected to a second consecutive year as mayor of Middletown when the Township Committee reorganizes on  Sunday, January 5 at 10 am at Town Hall.

Tony Fiore will serve as Deputy Mayor of the Township for the sixth time since he joined the Committee in 2009.

“I’m honored to have the opportunity to build on all we accomplished in 2019 and provide our residents with the fiscally responsible government they have come to expect,” said Mayor Perry. “This has been an extremely productive year and the Township Committee and I will continue to seek innovative solutions that will lead Middletown into the next decade and not shy away from the pressing issues that impact our community.”

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Posted: January 2nd, 2020 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Perry will be Middletown Mayor in 2020

Middletown Withdraws from Unfair Affordable Housing Proceedings

MIDDLETOWN, NJ – Last week the Middletown Township Committee directed its attorneys to withdraw from court proceedings that commenced in July 2015 to address unrealistic affordable housing obligations imposed upon municipalities throughout New Jersey by the Supreme Court.  On Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the Township Attorney applied for an Order of Dismissal, which was entered by the Hon. Jamie S. Perri on July 19, 2019.

As a result of the demise of the New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing (“COAH”), municipalities have been subjected to proceedings in Superior Court to address ongoing and ever-increasing demands by the Fair Share Housing Center (“FSHC”) to develop more high density affordable housing. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: July 23rd, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off on Middletown Withdraws from Unfair Affordable Housing Proceedings

Middletown Mayor Blasts Murphy For Cutting Suburban School Funding

Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden issues the Oath of Office to Middletown Mayor Tony Perry while Allannah Perry holds the Bible.  January 1, 2019

During his budget address on Tuesday afternoon, Governor Phil Murphy bragged that in 2018 the state “began the process of finally fulfilling our obligations to our public schools…”

Not so fast, Governor, says Middletown Mayor Tony Perry: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted: March 5th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey, News, Phil Murphy | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off on Middletown Mayor Blasts Murphy For Cutting Suburban School Funding

Middletown’s Millennial Mayor

Tony Perry

Tony Perry, 28, will become the youngest mayor in Middletown’s history when the Township Committee meets on Sunday to reorganize for 2019, according to an announcement by the Township.

Perry was elected to a three year term on the Township Committee last Election Day. He has been a member of the Committee since November of 2017 when he was appointed to fill the vacancy created when Steve Massell resigned upon taking office on the Monmouth County Tax Board.

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Posted: January 4th, 2019 | Author: | Filed under: Middletown, Monmouth County News, New Jersey | Tags: , , , | 20 Comments »