Friday, January 18, 2013
Authorities say the victim did not know 19-year old Tyrik Haynes, who was charged with stabbing her.
Update, 1 p.m.: This story was updated with additional information from the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office. --- JERSEY SHORE -- A Keansburg woman was pushing a child in a stroller as she shopped in the Middletown Bed Bath & Beyond when she was stabbed 12 times, according to authorities. The victim did not know 19-year-old Tyrik S. Haynes, the Middletown man accused of trying to kill her Thursday afternoon, Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office (MCPO) spokesperson Charles Webster said. Middletown police received multiple 911 calls reporting the incident around 4:09 p.m. on Thursday. The 29-year-old victim was identified by CBS News as Kerri Dalton. She was transported by medevac to Jersey Shore University Medical Center after the attack…
Friday, December 7, 2012
A new all-girls high school is moving into Middletown's stately Croydon Hall campus.
Trinity Hall, a newly established all girls high school in the Catholic tradition, announced Friday afternoon it will welcome its first freshman class in September 2013 at a temporary location in Middletown. The site will be a low brick building on the Croydon Hall campus at 900 Leonardville Road in Leonardo, currently home to the Middletown Parks & Recreation Department. It is adjacent to the white iconic mansion on a rolling campus of athletic fields. Croydon Hall was once the home of a boys boarding school. In an email to school supporters, Trinity Hall founders Mairead and Sean Clifford, and Victoria and Justin Gmelich, of Rumson, said Croydon Hall has the academic building they need with "a sufficient number of classrooms and offices…
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
The very old, very large building is located across from Middletown Township offices.
- REAL ESTATE
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
An old, large building formerly used as a daycare for small children, located across the street from the Town Hall complex, will be put on the auction block on November 16. The 7,800-square foot building dates back to 1820 and is located at 18 King's Highway. According to Monmouth County property records, in 2012 the land and buildings were assessed at $1 million and taxes were $21,471. It was recently marketed for $850,000, but did not find a buyer. It was most recently known as Red Oak Village School. It has also operated as Little Village Day Care Center. Max Spann Real Estate and Auction Company will conduct the auction, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. at the Double Tree on Frontage Street in Newark. Two other Monmouth …
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
No one was hurt in either incident.
This afternoon’s storm has put the myth of lightning never striking twice to rest. Not one but two homes in Middletown were struck by lightning Wednesday. Houses on both Lakeside Avenue and Hamilitonian Drive were struck by lightning during the storm. No injuries were reported during either incident. In the Lakeside Avenue, the odor of smoke permeated throughout the house but there was no active fire. About six miles away, the house on Hamiltonian Drive experienced some damage but there was no active fire. Middletown resident Steve Dowens, 26, was on quick run during the storm, which he admits was not “his best idea”, when he had a close call with the lightning bolt that struck the home on Hamiltonian Drive. Dowens said he was about 40 …
The Planning Board will hear the application for the center's construction plans tonight.
The proposed expansion of the Islamic Society of Monmouth County’s facility on Red Hill Road in Middletown, at the Holmdel border, will be heard once again tonight at special planning board meeting. The Middletown Township Planning Board will meet tonight, August 15, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Meeting Room of Town Hall. Discussions about the proposed expansion have been presented to the board since June and the decision date has continued to be pushed back but according to tonight’s agenda, the decision date is scheduled for tonight. The Islamic Society has made several revisions to their initial proposal, including plans to reduce the parking spaces facing Red Hill Road from 21 to 14 spaces; the painting of pedestrian crossing and…
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
Gregory B. Canova choked a woman with a belt, ran her and their infant daughter off the road, hit and dragged a police officer in March, police say
A Middletown man who choked a former girlfriend with a belt and a cell phone charger in front of the couple’s infant daughter before hitting and dragging a police officer with his car was indicted on a slew of assault charges by a grand jury Wednesday, authorities said. A grand jury on Wednesday handed up a 25-count indictment against Gregory B. Canova, 38, for a March 25 incident that began in Wall Township and ended in Middletown involving multiple violent assaults against his girlfriend, the couple’s 1-year-old daughter and police officers trying to arrest him, according to a release from the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office. Canova, who is at the Monmouth County jail, Freehold Township, in lieu of $882,500 cash-only bail, faces: …
Saturday, May 19, 2012
Officials gather to celebrate the reopening of the landmark bridge on Friday after a seven month closure.
After seven months of repair work and a gathering, replete with speeches and ribbon cutting, the historic Oceanic Bridge did something this morning it hasn’t done all those months — it opened. Officials, dignitaries and residents of both Rumson and Middletown stood right at the foot of the revamped 98-foot moveable portion of the bridge that serves many surrounding communities as horns sounded and each side of the freshly painted green drawbridge rose, marking the official opening of the span to traffic. The bridge connects Locust Point, Middletown with the downtown Rumson over the Navesink, and is also popular with pedestrians and cyclists. Elaine Van Develde contributed to this report.
Saturday, August 27, 2011
As residents living east of Route 36, along the Bayshore, evacuate
Saturday, August 27, 2011
Late yesterday afternoon, Middletown officials got the go-ahead from state and county authorities to call for mandatory evacuations in certain spots in the township, mostly east of Route 36. Today, firemen and police are riding around the township in those designated areas and alerting people that they must leave if they haven't yet. A command center at town hall is now in full operation. The following are two full notices released by officials: Middletown Mayor Fiore and the Office of Emergency Management have declared a mandatory evacuation as a result of impending Hurricane Irene. Areas subject to mandatory evacuation are: All areas located between Route 36 and the Raritan/Sandy Hook Bay from the Keansburg border to the Atlantic …