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City Hall 1910 Time Capsule

Thank you to everyone who came to the City Hall Time Capsule Opening on Friday, June 28, 2013 by Mayor DeStefano and Council President Miguel Rodrigues.

The contents of the capsule is in the process of being preserved with the recomendation of a historical preservation company who preserves our historical records for City Hall.  After the preservation process is complete the contents of the time capsule will be on display in City Hall.  Please check this website for futher details on the time line of the display.

If you did not come to the opening of the time capsule please see the link below for the contents:

icon City Hall 1910 Time Capsule Contents

As soon as the preservation process is complete we will have the contents scaned and on the website.  Below is a sample of a 1899 silver certificate dollar that was in the capsule by Hulse Brothers Jewelers and Optometrists at 9 James Street dated August 2, 1910.

 icon Silver Certificate 1899

Also, please check out our website for the placement of new time capsule that will be placed back into the cornerstone of City Hall soon.

Concerns and Impacts of Speeders on City Streets

On Tuesday, October 6, 2015 the Common Council held a public hearing on the impacts of speeding on City of Middletown Streets.  

On October 9, 2001 there was a public hearing on speeders on Highland Avenue which establihed a Ad-Hoc Committee on the subject which resulted in a Traffic Study on Highland Avenue.

Below are the results of the traffic study and the minutes of the 2001 and 2015 public hearing:


Election Inspectors Needed for Upcoming 2016 Elections

The Orange County Board of Elections is seeking enrolled Republicans and Democrats to seve as Election Inspectors for the upcoming elections in 2016.

The upcoming Elections are:

  • Presidential Primary 04/19/16
  • Federal Primary 06/28/16
  • State and Local Primary 09/13/16
  • Presidential General Election 11/08/16

Please call the Board of Elections at 845-360-6515 or 845-360-6516 to participate in the democratic process in your City by working at the polls on Election Day.

Farmer's Market opens June 4, 2016

Middletown Farmer's Market, one of the oldest in Orange County, will open for business on Saturday, June 4, 2016 on Erie Way, between Montgomery and Cottage Street.  The Market will be open every Saturday from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM until October 22, 2016.

Posting of Notices Prohibited in the City of Middletown

City of Middletown Code Chapter 319 Littering

No person shall post or affix any notice, poster or other paper or device calculated to attract the attention of the public to any lamppost, street sign, public utility pole or shade tree, or upon any public structure, building, public right-of-way or City property except as may be authorized or required by law.

Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter shall be guilty of an offense within the meaning of the Penal Law of the State of New York and, upon conviction thereof, shall be subject to a fine of not less than $250 nor more than $750 or by imprisonment for a period not exceeding 15 days, or both such fine and imprisonment. Each day that a violation is permitted to exist shall constitute a separate offense.

Mulberry House Craft Fair

Craft fair


8ft. table-$35.00—6ft. table-$25.00


Please call Donna at 346-4073, to reserve your table
Set up time 8AM

Tables & chairs
Supplied by Mulberry House.
Space is limited 1st come 1st served