Category Archives: FREE Services

Food Bank joins Middletown partners for Thanksgiving BackPack event

The Food Bank of the Hudson Valley recently joined three other organizations – Orange County, the Middletown Lions Club, and the Middletown Board of Education – to fill Thanksgiving backpacks for 81 elementary school children in the district. The event took place at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Middletown, and helped highlight the partnership […]

HONOR Celebrates the Season with Tree Lighting

Middletown, NY – On Friday, November 30th, HONOR will usher in the holiday season with their annual tree lighting. HONOR’s mission is to help others needing our resources.   One of the ways HONOR provides hope is through hospitality in the form of temporary housing to the Hudson Valley’s most vulnerable individuals.  Their two food pantries […]

Ulster Savings Bank Expands Access to Affordable Housing

You are invited to attend a short press conference given by Ulster Savings Bank President and CEO, Bill Calderara, to learn about new and expanded affordable housing options available throughout our region. Everyone should have the opportunity and access to affordable housing. Additional partnerships with other housing organizations enable even more choices for potential homebuyers. […]

How to Avoid Credit Card Interest, as Rates Skyrocket

For anyone who can barely afford minimum payments, the future’s looking dim. Interest rates are projected to go up four times in 2018 and another four times in 2019, with no light at the end of this tunnel. So far, we’ve had three rate-hikes already in 2018, with one more expected to come in December. […]