Tag Archives: Middletown

Prosecutor: Teen, Dog Die in Fire

An 18-year-old Middletown woman and a her family dog were killed in a fire in her Neptune Place home early Tuesday morning, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said.

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Prosecutor: Stand-off Ends in Man Facing Criminal Restraint & Related Charges

A nine-hour stand-off with a barricaded man on Wednesday ended with no harm to anyone involved. The Middletown man, James. P. Guiney is facing criminal restraint and related charges and could face up to seven years in prison, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher Gramiccioni said on Thursday.

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Prosecutor: Stand-Off Ends Peacefully in Middletown

After nine hours of negotiations during a standoff, authorities came to what they said was “a peaceful resolution” with a man whom had barricaded himself in a Middletown apartment since this morning.

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Prosecutor: Middletown Fire Under Investigation

Police and personnel from the Monmouth County Fire Marshal’s Office are investigating the cause of a fire that engulfed two homes in Middletown early Sunday morning, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said on Monday.

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Prosecutor: Appellate Court Upholds 2014 Middletown Murder Conviction

A three-judge appellate court panel issued a decision last week upholding the 2014 murder conviction of a Middletown man accused of bludgeoning his wife with a frying pan and strangling her to death in the kitchen of their West Front Street home.

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Prosecutor: Former Judge in Rumson & 8 Other Towns Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Records

A former Monmouth County Municipal Court judge, who was on the bench in Rumson among other area towns, has pleaded guilty to falsifying records in connection with a scheme of fixing municipal court dispositions to benefit several municipalities where he served as a judge, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni said on Friday. His plea forever disqualifies Thompson from being a municipal court judge or holding any other public employment.

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Memorial Set for Former Fair Havenite Chris Rumph, 65

The Fair Haven community is mourning the loss of former resident Christopher Rumph, who will be remembered at a service on Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. at Thompson Memorial Home in Red Bank.  

The following is his obituary, as prepared by his family and shared by Thompson … 

Chris Rumph
Photo/courtesy of Thompson Memorial Home

Christopher Charles Rumph was born on August 1, 1952 and passed away peacefully on September 22, 2017. Chris was a humble, hilarious, and giving man. He left the physical world in the comfort of his own home surrounded by his wife and children after a courageous fight against cancer over the last four years.

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Reflection: Sept. 11, 2001

By Elaine Van Develde
It was a beautiful Tuesday. The sun was shining. The air was crisp. The coffee even tasted especially good.
I remember. Most of us remember where we were on Sept. 11, 2001 at 8:46 a.m.. I know I do. I also remember how everything went from bright, crisp, fragrant and optimistic to dark, dank, acrid and fearful in one second.
For me, a reporter living in Fair Haven and covering Middletown, it went like this …
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Prosecutor: Area Man Found Guilty of Sexual Assault of Young Boys

An area man is facing up to 61 years in NJ state prison on sexual assault charges stemming from incidents spanning 2008 to 2009 involving preying on four young male video-gamers using an X-Box gaming system as a tool to sexually abuse the boys, Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced on Monday.

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Area Woman Pleads Guilty to 2015 Fatal Hit-and-Run

From the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office … 

A Middletown woman pleaded guilty Friday to leaving the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident and endangering the welfare of her juvenile passengers, announced Monmouth County Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni.

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Caution: West Front Street Bridge Closing Coming

If you’re planning on crossing the West Front Street Bridge anytime soon, plan an alternate route.

Utility relocation work and intersection reconstruction on both sides of the West Front Street Bridge (otherwise known as Hubbard’s Bridge) will begin at 6 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12.

To facilitate the utility work and additional intersection reconstruction, the bridge will be closed to all motor vehicle traffic for two weeks. Weather permitting, the work should be completed by Aug. 26, allowing for the reopening of the bridge in advance of Labor Day weekend.

“We met the primary goal of having the new bridge and open in time for the Memorial Day weekend,” Freeholder Thomas A. Arnone said in a press release. “The utility companies must now relocate their lines and equipment before the bridge contractor can work and complete the remaining work for the project.

 

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