Highlights of Middletown Tree Lighting and Parade

Middletown Tree Lighting and Parade was the place to be the night after Thanksgiving. I’ve been around Middletown for a longtime and never have seen a crowd like this. I’ll agree with the crowd estimates.   People were ten deep or more.  3,500 to 4,000 at Festival … [Read more...]

Comments from Parade Route as Middletown’s Fire Parade is Now Once Every 3 Years

It won’t be until 2020 that Middletown’s Fire Department steps off for another parade.  We were at the 126th Parade on Saturday September 9, 2017 and made a video getting comments from people along the parade route on how they feel about it no longer being an annual … [Read more...]

Middletown’s “Night Out Against Crime” Highlighted With Fireworks

More than 3,000 people came out for the "Night Out Against Crime" event held at Middletown's Fancher Davidage Park.  50 tables from community organizations were on hand giving out food, information and prizes.  Games and and big assortment large jumpee toys were … [Read more...]

Summer’s Full Bounty is in Bloom at Middletown’s Farm Market

Every Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. local farmers and fruit growers set out a full array of their produce at 41 Railroad Avenue in Middletown.   (That's the intersection of Railroad and Cottage Streets.) Check out the video above to see just how good all the … [Read more...]

Up and Over Route 17– New Overpass at the Crystal Run Exchange is Open

[cincopa AoDADbMus860] Today I saw the sign, New Traffic Pattern in effect and I knew it could only mean one thing.   The big new beautiful bridge everybody has been wanting to drive on is finally open.   We've been patiently watching it for many months.     It’s … [Read more...]

Middletown’s 155th Fire Department Parade

The gray skies and rain cleared letting the participants in the 155th Middletown Fire Department Parade put on happy faces for what turned out to be a very successful event. All eyes were on the 5th Division in the Parade.   The Marshall for the Division being … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]