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...]

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...]

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...]

Ribbon Cutting for Middletown’s Presidential Park School

We can point with pride to the Middletown Schools, said United States Senator Charles Schumer, at the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Presidential Park Elementary School.   He said Middletown is one of the best not only in New York State but in the entire country.  The … [Read more...]

A little bit of yesterday in downtown Middletown.

One of the most enjoyable stores you’ll have a chance to go into in the Middletown area is going to be, Any Old Thing.   You never know what you’re going to find there. I’m a boater and was amazed to find owner, Tracey Racine, standing behind a real wooden control … [Read more...]

Middletown NJROTC, In the NYC Veterans Day Parade

The Middletown High School NJROTC is an outstanding part of our community.  (NJROTC--Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp) The members of NROTC can be found at almost every community event we have from parades, pancake breakfasts, color guards, spending time … [Read more...]

Veterans Day in Orange County

I sometimes forget who granted me the security and the freedom to enjoy my life.   I take for granted the sacrifices other people more noble than myself made and continue to make.   I'm always grateful but I sure don't make it a priority to show it. Today I strolled … [Read more...]

Middletown’s Annual Firefighter’s Parade

Every Autumn Middletown comes together to thank our bravest heroes.   It’s touching that the Middletown Fire Parade still marches through the town with shiny trucks, dress uniforms, and honored members.  Grand Marshall, John Horan, retired Commissioner of Fire Services … [Read more...]