Middletown Minutes

Middletown Emergency Medical Services and Fire Department Perform "Jaws of Life" Drill 

On Tuesday, April 23rd members of Middletown's Emergency Medical Services and Fire Department came together to perform a practice vehicle extrication using hydraulic tools ("jaws of life") and other hand tools at the Middletown Fire Academy. The drill was an opportunity for new members to learn some of the basics and for more experienced members to gain new techniques. Committeewoman Pat Snell attended the drill to get a better look at the training that our First Responders go through to prepare for various emergency situations. 

A sincere thank you to our first responders for the time and dedication they put in to keep us safe!

Middletown Recreation Hosts
"Take Your Child to Work Day" 

Take Your Child to Work Day
Take Your Child to Work Day
Take Your Child to Work Day

Middletown Township's municipal offices participated in national "Take Your Child to Work Day" on April 25th. After spending half the day hard at work, the kids were able to spend the rest of the day at Poricy Park Nature Center! They fed the fish and turtles, went on a hike, and ate lunch with
Mayor Tony Perry and Department Heads. 

Spring Clean and Go Green

Spring Clean & Go Green at the Middletown Green Team Recycling Event this Saturday, 4/27!

In the spirit of Earth Month, the Middletown Green Team will be hosting a Spring Cleaning Recycling Event at the Middletown Recycling Center (52 Kanes Lane) on Saturday, April 27th from 9:00 AM to noon to help educate residents about recycling and how to cut down on waste.
This event will provide an opportunity for residents to “spring clean” by gathering any recyclable yard items they no longer use, such as grills, plastic lawn furniture, basketball hoops or metal car parts and drop them off at the Recycling Center. Examples of other items that residents can purge and recycle include old TVs (glass cannot be shattered), computers and any aluminum cans, glass or plastics (#s 1, 2, 5).

The Township is partnering with Second Chance Toys to collect plastic playhouses, and other gently-used plastic toys, that will be given to underprivileged children. Mayor Perry and the Township Committee, along with the Middletown Green Team and Department of Public Works, will be unveiling the Township’s new plastic toy collection trailer with a ribbon cutting at 9:00 AM.

Click HERE to learn more.

Middletown Matters

Small Businesses Invited to Attend Roundtable on
Wed., 5/8

Small Business Roundtable

MTPD Participates in "Operation Take Back New Jersey" to Collect Unused or Unexpired Medications on Sat., 4/27

DEA National Take Back

MTPD & 180 Turning Lives Around Call for Volunteers to Assist Victims of Sexual Violence: Apply by Friday, 5/26

You can be the change you want to see in the world by joining 180 Turning Lives Around's life-changing mission to stand with survivors of sexual violence. 180 is a private non-profit organization in Monmouth County that provides support and advocacy for victims of sexual violence in the aftermath of a highly emotional and traumatic experience with the assistance of its dedicated Sexual Assault Response Team volunteers. 

180 is conducting the mandatory, 40-hour SART training course for new volunteers on June 4_27, Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays, 6:00-9:30 PM at Wall Township Police Headquarters, 2700 Allaire Road. To obtain an application, click HERE or contact Tina Morgan at tinam@180nj.org or 732 264-4360, Ext. 4272. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 26.

Click HERE for more information. 

MTPD Commemorates National Police Week 
May 12th-18th

Middletown Fire Safety Reminds Residents to
"BE READY IN A FLASH" By Creating Survival Flash Drive

Survival Flash Drive




MTPL Event: Pete Seeger Tribute

Remembering Pete Seeger
Wednesday, May 1st 

7:00 PM- 8:00 PM
MTPL Community Room
(55 New Monmouth Road)

Spook Handy performed alongside Pete Seeger at festivals and concerts more than 50 times from 2003 – 2013 learning firsthand many of Pete’s songs and the stories behind them. Even more, he learned who Pete Seeger was and what he stood for. Spook is now traveling throughout the U.S., Canada and soon Europe with his “Remembering Pete Seeger” World Tour, keeping alive Pete’s tradition.


Mosquito Control


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