Flags for July 4th on Independence Ave

This is a big shout out to all our friends and neighbors in the Independence Avenue area of Middletown who may be wondering how all the flags appear, lining the street each July 4th. Check out this video and see who's been putting out the flags and having a great … [Read more...]

Children of All Ages are Gonna Love the Splash Park and Pool

 Just in time for summer the renovation of the War Veterans Memorial Pool in Middletown has been opened with a ribbon cutting.  Benefactor Richard Rowley got some assistance from the young people on hand as his family and Mayor Joseph DeStefano looked on. A plaque … [Read more...]

New Walkway Installed –Home Now Ready for Buyer

The sellers have really been working hard getting this home ready for some lucky buyer. I think the sellers have been trying to recreate some of the same feelings they felt when they first came to see the house and  fell in love with it as buyers.   I was their real … [Read more...]

Ribbon Cutting Set for Revitalized City Pool

 War Veterans Memorial Pool, 39 Frank Shorter Way, Middletown, NY ready for reopening as part of million dollar project. Finishing Touches are continuing this week in preparation for the ribbon cutting ceremony Monday morning at 10:30 June 30, 2014.  Mayor Joseph … [Read more...]

When I advertised USDA Financing for my open house I never expected these guests…

My open house was at 6 Indian Trail Road in the Town of Wallkill.    It was one of 23 homes that my company, John J. Lease Realtors, was having open from noon to 3:00 p.m.    All of the agents with open houses, including myself , were excited and hoping to gets lots of … [Read more...]

What does the return of Beer Brewing mean to Middletown,NY?

I can envision a whole new go-to neighborhood springing up near the brewery with specialty restaurants, some very cool apartments in those huge nearby old industrial buildings, lots of people coming out enjoying the area as it will be the hub of the new rail trail … [Read more...]

400 Adults and Children Attend Community Fund Raiser

Two long time Middletown organizations were very gratified with the public turnout for their latest fund raising effort for a community service.    With the temperature getting up into the high 40’s this past Saturday afternoon everyone seemed in a good mood as they … [Read more...]

Something Special in a Land of Bi-Levels

Are you a buyer who thinks that once you've seen one bi-level you've seen them all?  Then you’d better check out this post.  It’s about a house on the outskirts of Scotchtown. If there ever was a land of bi-levels Scotchtown would be it. People driving around … [Read more...]

Walkway Over The Hudson –nice even in the winter.

If you're getting a little house or office bound and a nice day comes our way think about making a trip to the Walkway Over The Hudson.   It's less than an hour trip from the Middletown area.   You'll be treated to a relatively easy walk out onto the more than century … [Read more...]

A Middletown Apartment Landmark Reopens It’s Doors.

Right over the front door is the name of the building.   It is Gregorian. Sounds historic.  Tracing the origin of the name back to the 1500’s and the first popes named Gregory. I was looking up the history of the building and found ads on line from 100 years ago … [Read more...]