The Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce invites members and would-be members to get out of the cold and ignite some hot business leads at one of the warmest culinary landmarks in The Warwick Valley. On Wednesday, Jan. 29, The Copper Bottom Restaurant at 162 North Main St. in the Village of Florida will host members…

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A year after closing his dealership, Frank Petrucci’s service business thrives When Country Chevrolet in the Village of Warwick closed its doors last January, owner Frank Petrucci and some key members of his service team moved to the dealership’s other facility at 120 S. Main St. in the Village of Florida. That building, just a…

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Although the media reported a disappointing holiday season for brick and mortar retail stores in general, the consensus of the downtown Warwick merchants was quite different. “Although the season was a week shorter due to a late Thanksgiving and there were a few days of rough weather, the holiday season was very strong at Newhard’s,”…

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Scarlet’s Way “A Dog’s World!” held its second annual donation drive throughout the holiday season. Owner Kayla Scarane states, “We wanted to say a huge thank you to all of our customers who donated items for our donation drive,” said owner Kayla Scarane. “Without their generosity, we would not be able to benefit two local…

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Sugar Loaf bakery Laura’s Sweets will be featured on show Jan. 27 Laura’s Sweets is getting a hand from the Cake Boss. Buddy Valastro, celebrity baker on TLC’s Cake Boss, has a new series, “Bakery Boss.” Valastro is taking his expertise on the road and across the county to help family-run bakeries. Laura’s Sweets, in…

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Pie eating contests, drawings and prizes mark the family-friendly day on Sunday, Jan. 26 Celebrate National Pie Day at Noble Pies in Warwick with, what else, a pie-eating contest. This fun, family event takes place on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 3 p.m. The celebration includes pie-eating contests for children and adults, drawings for prizes, and…

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Twenty-fifth annual celebration of many things Warwick continues to promote community Sunday, Oct. 6, was a rainy day, rare in the history of Applefest, Warwick’s largest and most well-attended event. That was worrisome but as it turned out, it appeared that Village of Warwick and the organizers might have welcomed even more than the usual…

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Chamber membership grows to 572 as it continues to push the quality of shopping local Once again, despite continued slow economic growth and uncertainty in 2013, there were far more entrepreneurs throughout the Town of Warwick who decided to take a risk and expand or open new businesses than those who closed their doors. And…

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The Nationwide Insurance Company’s President’s Award recognizes the top three to five per cent of its exclusive agents for excellence in multi-line and financial production. Nationwide, founded in 1925 as the Farm Bureau Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, is now a Fortune 500 company, owned by policyholders and offering a full range of insurance and financial…

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Twenty-two members of the Chosun Taekwondo Academy Leadership Team, along with directors Cheryl Crouchen, Pam Pyke and Nadine Desiderio, recently collected over $3,000 in donations for the Warwick Lions Club. Funds were used to purchase dozens of toys and clothing items which were then gift-wrapped by team members and distributed to local-area, underprivileged children and…

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Voting for the second annual Gingerbread House contest ended Dec. 21. And on Jan. 2, the winners of the family and individual categories were announced at an award presentation. The individual Gingerbread Contest award went to Hannelore Vogler for her creation, “German Christmas Box” placed at Etched in Time. The winner of the family division was…

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