Category Archives: Health Care

Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County Hosts 103rd Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

Honors Volunteer Ray Macur and Orange County Department of Health Community Health Outreach Division  On Monday, November 26, 2018, Cornell Cooperative Extension Orange County held its Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner at The Fountains in Middletown, NY. Following the Year in Review by President of the Board of Directors    Jim Conklin and Executive Director Lucy […]

Dining Out Doesn’t Mean Ditching Your Diet

Dining out this holiday season? The American Heart Association offers these tips to help people make healthy choices, even when dining out. The Association’s “Healthy For Good” campaign encourages people to make the healthy choice the default choice for heart health. A nutritious diet including an abundance of vegetables and fruits, whole grains, lean meats […]

Heart-Healthy Thanksgiving Tips

Thanksgiving is about enjoying time with our family and celebrating with traditional foods we know and love. Unfortunately, many of those foods are packed with fat, sodium, sugar and too many calories. The American Heart Association (AHA) offers these tips and healthy smart substitutions for your holiday meals to help keep health on the holiday […]

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 […]