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...]

Touring the Old State Phych Center

If you grew up around Middletown, NY then you probably knew someone who worked up at the State Hospital. Its lovely campus of old growth trees and sprawling lawns is located in west end of the city off of Monhagen Avenue.  The architecture is reminiscent to a time when … [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...]

New Jazz Radio Station On the Air

In our Middletown area you're going to find this new station right down at the beginning of the FM radio dial at 88.1.   It has great call letters for its jazz music format, WJZZ. In other areas of the Hudson Valley from Ulster, Dutchess, Southern Orange and Pike … [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...]

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...]

Middletown Neighborhood Guide: Town of Wallkill

If you’re thinking of moving to the Middletown area ,the Town of Wallkill makes up a big part of it.  In fact it covers just under 63 square miles and almost completely surrounds the City of Middletown. Population as of the 2010 census 27,426.  Racial makeup; 58% … [Read more...]

Hundreds Enjoy Middletown Tree Lighting

It was a cold evening, but that didn't keep the children and adults from coming out to enjoy the Middletown Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony and Parade through downtown.     There were bands including the Marching Middies, and Santa arriving on a firetruck.    Check out … [Read more...]