PHOTOS: Best images of the year in Middletown

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This is the interior of the former Studio Theater on Central Avenue in Middletown during a tour Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The building has since been demolished and is now a grass field. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

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The former Studio Theater on Central Avenue in Middletown Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The city is trying to sell the former Studio Theater building on Central Avenue in Middletown through its vacant property RFP (request for proposal) process. If unsuccessful, the city could demolish it later this year. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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new cutline: This is the interior of the former Studio Theater on Central Avenue in Middletown during a tour Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The building has since been demolished and is now a grass field. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF original cutline: The former Studio Theater on Central Avenue in Middletown Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The city is trying to sell the former Studio Theater building on Central Avenue in Middletown through its vacant property RFP (request for proposal) process. If unsuccessful, the city could demolish it later this year. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

Credit: Nick Graham

Credit: Nick Graham

The year 2018 provided plenty of striking images of Middletown, captured by our Journal-News photographers.

We’ve collected the best of the year into a 44-image photo gallery to remember some of the biggest moments and best visuals in the area.

Here’s a look at some Middletown photos that were included in the gallery. Click the card below to view the full gallery.

Crystal Kroener holds a black and white tegu named Cuddle Monster from Arrowhead Reptile Rescue during Middletown's National Night Out event Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Berachah Church in Middletown. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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Crystal Kroener holds a black and white tegu named Cuddle Monster from Arrowhead Reptile Rescue during Middletown's National Night Out event Tuesday, Aug. 7 at Berachah Church in Middletown. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

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Aerial photos show the Middletown High School and middle school campus. The historic and massive transformation was a $96 million project — the largest in the city schools — and involved the flipping of a track and field stadium to the opposite side of the campus. submitted
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Aerial photos show the Middletown High School and middle school campus. The historic and massive transformation was a $96 million project — the largest in the city schools — and involved the flipping of a track and field stadium to the opposite side of the campus. submitted

Fog is illuminated by the morning sun Thursday morning, Oct. 18 on Central Avenue in downtown Middletown. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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Fog is illuminated by the morning sun Thursday morning, Oct. 18 on Central Avenue in downtown Middletown. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

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Lightning strikes over the Madison Schools campus after the football game was called with the Mohawks winning 46-0 over Reading Friday, Aug. 31 due to lightning. Multiple high school football games in the area were postponed until the following day due to the storm. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF
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Lightning strikes over the Madison Schools campus after the football game was called with the Mohawks winning 46-0 over Reading Friday, Aug. 31 due to lightning. Multiple high school football games in the area were postponed until the following day due to the storm. NICK GRAHAM/STAFF

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