Middletown man charged with making threats at theaters

REGIONAL INTEREST FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP — Investigators have arrested a Middletown man and charged him with making a pair of bomb threats at the Freehold AMC movie theaters at Freehold Raceway Mall, Freehold Township, Monmouth County Acting Prosecutor Christopher J. Gramiccioni announced. The prosecutor said Jesse Carroll, 22, of Middletown, who is an employee of the …

Pallone proposes improved disaster communications

Proposed federal legislation could one day help residents across New Jersey who lose cell phone service and experience power blackouts similar to what occurred during superstorm Sandy in 2012. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-Monmouth, Middlesex) has introduced the Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act (H.R. 3998) that would, if passed in the House and …

Groups combine efforts to spruce up Allentown

By ANDREW MARTINS Staff Writer ALLENTOWN – Months after receiving a grant for environmental and aesthetic improvements in Allentown, residents gathered to plant trees in a historic part of the borough. On Dec. 12, members of the Allentown Environmental Commission, the Allentown High School FFA chapter, Boy Scout Troop 180, the Allentown Lions Club, the …

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MATT DENTON Allentown High School’s Tristan Millett muscles his way through a pair of Trenton Catholic Academy defenders during a preseason basketball scrimmage in Allentown. The 2015-16 season will tip off Dec. 19 in Allentown with the Redbirds playing Lawrence High School.