Middletown Minutes
Poricy Park
Poricy Park, Middletown, NJ. 

Middletown Township Open Space and Land Development Forum on Tues. 12/5

One of the most important issues facing towns throughout New Jersey is how to prevent overdevelopment while encouraging sensible growth. Middletown Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger, Ph.D. and Township Administrator Anthony Mercantante, P.P. AICP will discuss the Township’s successful Open Space Program and explain the process of the program in the face of development at a forum on Tuesday, December 5th at 7:00pm at the Middletown Arts Center (36 Church Street).

Click HERE for more information.

Middletown Helps Its Own Annual Luncheon 

Mayor Gerry Scharfenberger and Committeeman Tony Fiore attended the Middletown Helps Its Own Annual Luncheon at Outback Steakhouse this afternoon. The luncheon is held by the founders of the non-profit organization to celebrate their successes as well as raise money to support its many causes.

Middletown Helps Its Own is a wonderful organization that hosts several food drives and delivers food baskets throughout the holiday season, provides toys for needy children, and provides funding for the Food Bank of Monmouth County. Please consider supporting a great cause! Click HERE to learn more about volunteer opportunities and how to donate. 

M-Town Night
Mayor Scharfenberger was honored to drop the puck at Middletown Night on Saturday, November 25th as our own New Jersey Titans took on the Boston Northeast Generals at Middletown Sports Complex. 
Colonial Christmas
Mayor Scharfenberger made a new friend last weekend at the Poricy Park Conservancy's Colonial Christmas, which took place on November 25th and 26th at Poricy Park. The festivities included wagon rides, refreshments, music, and photos with Santa! Thanks to all who volunteered to help us celebrate the holiday season. 
Mayor Scharfenberger Visits with Nut Swamp Third Graders
Mayor Scharfenberger visited with Nut Swamp 3rd graders today. The students asked wonderful questions and learned a lot about how Middletown Township runs. 

Train and Bus Parking Permit Renewal Begins on December 1st

Current permits expire on December 31st. Permits are available for renewal online, in person or by mail. Please provide a self addressed, stamped envelope with paper applications. Permits will be mailed as they are processed. Complete information can be found HERE or by contacting the Township Clerk’s Office at 732-615-2014.  Paper applications can be downloaded from the website as well.


Garbage and Recycling Public Information Sessions

For those who have questions regarding the new Township-Wide Garbage & Recycling Program starting in January, there will be four Public Information Sessions available for residents to attend: 

  • Thursday, Dec. 7 from 12-2 PM and 7-9 PM at Poricy Park (345 Oak Hill Road)

  • Monday, Dec. 11 from 12-2 PM and 7-9 PM at the Middletown Arts Center (36 Church Street)

Garbage and recycling carts are being delivered curbside on a rotating basis over the next few weeks through Friday, December 22nd. You do not need to be home to receive the carts. Please note that there will be an informational flyer inside your cart from the Township. 

Mayor's Open Office Hours

Saturday, December 2nd 
10 AM until noon 

Town Hall (1 Kings Highway)

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