Customer Appreciation Day, Celebrating 80 Years of Service!


On October 8th, Seely & Durland held our customer appreciation day, celebrating 80 years of service to our Town of Warwick community and the Hudson Valley/Tri-State region. This “Under the Tent” celebration was a way for us to express our extreme gratitude to our clients and community, including hors d’oeuvres, entertainment, and refreshments. We were very […]

Protect Your Business From Halloween Horrors!


Halloween is on Friday, October 31st, a time for dressing up and enjoying candy, but also a time for crime. Business owners should be especially cautious around Halloween, for it is the time of mischief. Statistically, crime has a habit of increasing just like any other ‘holiday’. Take action to protect your property (along with making […]

Smoke Detectors, It’s About that Time to Check!


Statistic: More than two-thirds of residential fire deaths occur in homes without smoke detectors or with smoke detectors that aren’t functioning properly according to the National Protection Association. Fires are the leading cause of unintentional injury and death of families and children. It is said that about one in four homes built before 2004 may be at […]

Insuring Your Child’s Property While They’re at School


When sending your child off to school, it’s common for them to take along things such as a computer, television, stereo, jewelry, clothing, possibly furniture, etc… This sometimes leaves parents questioning whether their child will be protected under their homeowners insurance while they are out of home. The good news is that most homeowner’s insurance […]

Water Damage, Ways to Prevent Destruction


The average water claim is more than $6,000, costing the insurance industry over $2.5 billion yearly. Whether you are covered or not from water damages depend on loss details and policy language. Meaning, loss from water damage might not be covered under standard policies, resulting in losing the things most valuable to you without anything in return. […]

Sponsor of the Young Professionals End of Summer Mixer


The Young Professionals of the Orange County Chamber of Commerce is having an end of summer mixer on Thursday, August 28 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Billy Joe’s Ribworks in Newburgh, and You Are Invited! This waterfront mixer will be sponsored by Seely & Durland Insurance, and will include raffles, prizes and giveaways! The event is luau themed (Hawaiian attire […]

Two New Employee’s Join our Insurance Team!

This summer, Seely & Durland Insurance agency gained two new insurance professionals, Dot Pinckney and James LaPenna. Below we put together a little information to introduce these fine individuals to our team of professionals. We are very excited and happy to have them on board!! Dot Pinckney                               […]

“Man-in-the-E-Mail” Scheme, Avoid Becoming a Victim


The FBI is warning businesses to be cautious of a recent scam. The scheme tricks businesses into paying invoices from established partners that seem totally legitimate, but in reality are fraudulent. It is reported that the scam usually involves chief technology officers, financial officers, or comptrollers who receive an email that looks valid, however, has a […]

Travel Insurance – Protection for a Stress Free Vacations


Vacation… one of the best ways to relieve stress by letting loose and just having fun! However, a concern for many travelers is whether something will go wrong. Traveler’s insurance can help ease your mind! Here are the basic types of coverage provided with travel insurance: Cancellations - You invest a great deal of money when planning a […]

Saving Money on Rental Cars — The Right Way!


Most rental car businesses are strict with their minimum 25 years of age to rent AND drive their cars. This is mainly because statistics show that drivers under 25 years of age are more likely to be involved in an accident. Nevertheless, there are some car rental agencies that allow 21 to 24-year-old’s to rent […]