Middletown Minutes
Middletown Day 2017

Middletown Day was a resounding success! The weather was beautiful and everyone was in good spirits celebrating the town we love. Pictured from left to right: Township Committeeman Tony Fiore, Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger, Deputy Mayor Stephanie Murray and Committeeman Kevin Settembrino.

Family Fun Abounds at Middletown Day 

Thousands of people came out to the Great Lawn at Croydon Hall on Saturday, September 23rd to celebrate Middletown at our annual fall festival. 

Click HERE to view our photo gallery that covers all of the action from amazing performances, to our Business and Community Showcase, to all of the fun family activities that kept everyone smiling. We look forward to seeing you at next year's Middletown Day on Saturday, September 22nd! 

Community Members and Causes Recognized at September 18th Township Committee Meeting

Several proclamations were accepted at the September 18th Township Committee Meeting.  

  • September 23, 2017 was proclaimed as Middletown Day. Recreation Director Janet Dellett and Assistant Director of Public Works Victor Wymbs accepted the proclamation. 
  • September 2017 was also proclaimed as National Preparedness Month. Office of Emergency Management (OEM) Coordinator Charlie Rogers accepted the proclamation along with fellow OEM members. 
  • October 2017 was proclaimed as National Substance Abuse Prevention Month. Bob Bucco, Municipal Alliance Chairperson and Crossroads Municipal Alliance Coordinator, Fern Foster, accepted the proclamation. 
Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger and the Middletown Township Committee also commended the Jersey Shore Workcamp for their years of efforts to improve the lives of disabled, low-income, and elderly people. Mission Project Coordinators, Bill and Gail Bechtoldt, accepted the proclamation. 

September 2017 was also officially recognized as Childhood Cancer Awareness Month and October 28, 2017 was proclaimed as Make a Difference Day (more info about that below). 

To top it all off, Middletown Police K-9 "Tupac" received an award (and a dog cake!) in recognition of his 8 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Middletown Township Police Department. Click HERE to view photos of the award recipients. 

Middletown Township “Makes a Difference” by Collecting Food and Cleaning Supplies This October

Middletown Township's Social Services Department will be collecting food and cleaning supplies from October 2nd through October 28th for the Township’s Household Pantry. Donations will be collected throughout the month and added to the pantry on Saturday, October 28th in recognition of Make a Difference Day, a national day of community service.

Non-perishable food, cleaning supplies, personal hygiene items, and paper products are needed to restock the shelves. The Household Pantry, which is managed by the Social Services Department, provides emergency food and household supplies to residents in need.

Click HERE for donation drop-off locations.

Visit our calendar to check out more upcoming events. 

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