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Salisbury bank announces 2017 scholarship program

LAKEVILLE CT (April 13) - Salisbury Bank announces its 2017 annual Time To Shine Scholarship Program.

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Kran's store is open 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Thursday – Saturday

Pretzel Princess opens in Port Jervis

PORT JERVIS (April 9) - The Port Jervis Mayor’s Office announces the Grand Opening of Pretzel Princess located at 53 East Main Street.

Owner and operator Betty Kranz offers 24 flavors of chocolate covered pretzels, as well as other candy creations, as well as gift baskets. She has gluten free, egg free, nut free and sugar free lines also.



O&R promotes engineering at Pearl River School’s STEM Careers Day

PEARL RIVER (April 9) - O&R engineers explained how fulfilling, exciting and, yes, fun a career as a professional engineer can be to grades K-4 students during STEM Careers Day at the Lincoln Avenue Elementary School in Pearl River.  

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Orange Bank & Trust Company’s Trust Services Division moves to Chester

MIDDLETOWN (March 21) - Orange Bank & Trust announced today its Trust Services Division has relocated its operations from the headquarters in Middletown, NY, to the Chester office at 91 Brookside Avenue in Chester, NY.

Orange Bank & Trust’s steady expansion has caused the Bank to outgrow its capacity at headquarters and the move of the Trust Services Division will help to alleviate some of this pressure.  Although they moved to a different location, the Trust Services Division will continue to meet with their clients at any of the Bank’s thirteen branches, reflecting their ongoing commitment to client convenience.

“We really wanted to limit the impact that this relocation could have on our clients and our employees and I don’t think we could have found a better location for our team—a beautiful, historic building located in a central location immediately off the highway,” said Michael Gilfeather, President & CEO of Orange Bank & Trust Company.  “The trust business has been a core service since the Bank opened in 1892.”

Orange Bank and Trust, through conservative banking practices, innovation and commitment to its community, now has assets of approximately $900 million. In recent years, Orange Bank and Trust has added branches in Rockland, Westchester and Dutchess Counties.



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