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Poricy Park Conservancy Celebrates Winners of
'Fall in Poricy' Photo Contest 

Poricy Park Photo Contest
On Thursday, January 31st, the Poricy Park Conservancy hosted an Awards Tea at the Poricy Park Nature Center to recognize the winners of its second annual 'Fall in Poricy' Photography Contest. Mayor Tony Perry and Committeewoman Pat Snell stopped by to congratulate the winners on their breathtaking photos of the park. Thank you to all of the participants who submitted such beautiful images.

Pictured from left: Poricy Park Conservancy Board of Trustee members Peter VanNortwick, Linda Maresca, Elaine Hinckley, Vicki Massa, Mayor Tony Perry, Committeewoman Pat Snell and Poricy Park Conservancy BOT members Kelly Bell, Tony Rosati and Bill Snell.
2019 First Place Poricy Park Photo Contest Winner

Congratulations to the first and second place winners of the photo contest, Lois Wilkes and Marguerite Portagallo! We also extend our congratulatory wishes to third place winner, Ralph Godwin, who couldn't attend the awards ceremony. 

Second Place Poricy Park Photo Contest Winner

Middletown Office of Emergency Management Collects Donations for Coast Guard Officers Impacted by Government Shutdown

US Coast Guard Food Drive

Middletown Preschool Gets Psyched for Super Bowl LIII!

Pre-K 3 Preschool Bowl

Preschool, located at the Tonya Keller Community Cener, cheered on their favorite football teams at the Preschool Bowl on Thursday,
January 31st! 

Pre-K 4 Preschool Bowl

MTPD Offers Free Car Seat Safety Event at
Mountain Hill School Tomorrow, 2/2!

Car Seat Safety Check- Feb 2nd at Mountain Hill School

Middletown Senior Center Hosts
Free Diabetes Workshop on Monday, 2/4 

Diabetes Workshop Series

Learn About Middletown's Energy-Saving Initiatives
at Public Information Session on Wednesday, 2/6 

Green Team Public Information Session

Final Microgrid Feasibility Study
Community Outreach Session to be Held Wednesday, 2/13

Microgrid Community Outreach Session

MTPD Partners with Gravity Vault to Host Climb with a Cop
Special Olympics Fundraiser on Saturday, 2/9

MTPD Gravity Vault Event- Feb 9th

Other Upcoming Events 

Rabies Alert

Rabies Alert: Sick Raccoon Found in Area of Roop Avenue Between Burlington & Center Avenues

The Middletown Township Health Department responded to a call concerning a sick raccoon in the area of Roop Avenue between Burlington Avenue and Center Avenue on January 26, 2019. Middletown Animal Control captured the raccoon and it was sent to the State Laboratory for testing. Laboratory results received on February 1, 2019 confirmed that the raccoon was rabid.

Residents should be reminded not to interact with wildlife under any circumstance. If you come across a sick or injured animal, keep your distance and avoid all contact. Call Animal Control at 732-615-2097 immediately or contact the Police Department at 732-615-2100 after hours and on weekends.

Please make sure all domestic animals (dogs, cats, and livestock) are currently vaccinated with a Rabies shot. Do not let your pets run free off leash, even in the woods, to ensure they do not come in contact with wildlife that may be rabid. Remember, Rabies is a fatal disease. The best course of defense is the vaccination of your pets and not handling or interacting with wildlife. If you are bitten or exposed to blood/saliva of an animal, contact your physician immediately. Contact your veterinarian immediately if your pet was exposed to wildlife, even if previously vaccinated.

Meals on Wheels
School Crossing Guards
Traffic Alerts

Roadwork and Detours

Roadwork on Middletown Lincroft Road Scheduled for 2/5

On Tuesday, February 5th, Middletown Lincroft Road will be closed for road repairs between 8:00AM and 5:00PM by the train station. Detours will be in place. 

New Jersey Turnpike Authority Begins GSP Interchange 109 Construction Project

On November 1, 2018, the New Jersey Turnpike Authority (NJTA) began a construction project to make improvements to Garden State Parkway Interchange 109 at Newman Springs Road (C.R. 520) in the Lincroft section of Middletown. Motorists are advised to expect delays and plan alternate routes if possible.

Click HERE to learn more. 

For more information on roadwork, please call the Traffic Division at 732-615-2045.

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