MIDDLETOWN, NJ - For Halloween, the Township is working with the Board of Education to hold a special Halloween event called “Trunk or Treat.” This will be held Sunday afternoon November 11th. A complete list of times and participating schools will be released tomorrow along with further details.

The curfew has been lifted for all of Middletown Township as of November 8, 2012.Please note an increased police presence will continue in areas most affected by Hurricane Sandy including Belford, Port Monmouth and Leonardo.

The comfort station at Middletown Emergency Relief Center, located at Croydon Hall, 900 Leonardville, will be open on Friday, November 9th from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Residents in need of cleaning supplies, food, or clothes are encouraged come to Croydon Hall from 10:00 am to 4:00 p.m. on Friday. Additional dates and times will be announced going forward.

Also, residents can get clothes and other supplies from the Middletown VFW 2179 on Route 36.

PBA Local 124 will be serving homemade soup on Saturday, November 10 from 12:00-3:00 pm at Belford Engine Firehouse located on Main Street in Belford.

Residents and business owners who need to make repairs to homes, offices and storefronts damaged as a result of Hurricane Sandy should first contact the Building Department at 732-615-2104 for information regarding storm-related repairs.

The Middletown Tax Office will be open for tax payments on Monday, Veteran’s Day, November 12th from 8:30 AM – 12:30 PM to assist residents in getting payments in on-time as we all work to recover from Hurricane Sandy. State law requires the last day for payments without interest for this tax quarter to be November 13th at 4:00PM

The state Board of Public UtilitiesPresident has told Middletown and other municipalities that we can expect full power restoration by Saturday night, Sunday morning at the latest. We look forward to JCP&L fulfilling this promise.

For those wishing to make donations to the Middletown Disaster Relief Fund, please visit www.middletownrelief.com where you can get information on where to send donations. Donations will go directly to residents in need of assistance as they recover from Hurricane Sandy. Donations can also be made through Paypal. Again that’s www.middletownrelief.com

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