For over a year the Warwick Lions Club has participated in a program offered by Trex, a company that manufactures composite materials used for outdoor decking and furniture, to obtain park benches for the community. Plastic waste that cannot be placed in regular recycling bins is collected and for every 500 pounds a new bench…

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Annual event raises funds for organization’s adaptive sports programming. On Sunday, Nov. 10, a crowd of well over 100 participants braved unseasonable cold weather to complete 5K and 1K events in Wickham Woodlands Park. The event began at Beautiful People’s adaptive baseball field in the former Mid-Orange Correctional facility, and looped around the training facility…

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Warwick. The last day for drop off is Friday, Dec. 13. The fourth annual Toys for Military Tots toy drive was launched by Orange County Community Radio WTBQ (1110 AM/93.5 FM) on Monday, Oct. 21. Three years ago, station owner Frank Truatt and station manager Taylor Sterling conceived the idea after speaking with Orange County…

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Beautiful People, Orange County’s largest adaptive youth sports league, brought together community leaders, families, athletes, and supporters from across the county for an evening of celebration, dancing and giveaways at its eleventh annual “Out of the Park” fundraising dinner at the Fallkirk Estate in Central Valley, NY. Awards were presented as follows: Hall of Fame…

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Jan Brunkhorst, Christian and Raluca Fuchs, Jennifer Lamb Hewitt and William Roe honored for their contributions to Beautiful People Adaptive Sports Programs. On Sept. 10, Beautiful People, Orange County’s largest adaptive youth sports league, brought together community leaders, families and supporters for an evening of celebration, dancing and giveaways at its eleventh annual “Out of…

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Rain or shine, the race must go on. There was a light rain on Labor Day, Sept. 2, but it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of hundreds of runners who participated in the 28th annual Warwick Lions 5K/5M run/walk under the direction of George McManus. The annual event, which begins on the grounds of the Warwick…

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  The 2nd Annual Break the Stigma Walk, sponsored by the Warwick Valley Prevention Coalition, hosted an event in Stanley-Deming Park, on Sun., Jul. 28, which included a walk through the Village of Warwick. The event was free to attend; food and beverages donated by ShopRite of Warwick and the Ecumenical Food Pantry were available…

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Caroline Martin, a geologist and a member of the Warwick Community Center Board, remembers races held in a grassy square in her native city of Dublin, Ireland. As the Board was in the early planning stages for their Family Day, she wanted to bring a bit of Ireland to the Village. “It was wonderful,” said…

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A beautiful day marked a beautiful beginning benefiting Beautiful People. The Hudson Sports Complex (HSC), located at 122 State School Rd. in Warwick, officially opened it’s Warwick doors on Sat., Jun. 1 in a grand ceremony and an action-packed day. Hundreds of attendees enjoyed sunshine and soccer, while raffles and a professional soccer game benefitted…

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Warwick Rotarians donated $6,000 to Town of Warwick food pantries on May 29 to assist efforts in feeding hungry community members. Club president Ed Wiley presented $2,000 checks to food pantries in Greenwood Lake, Florida and Warwick. Shown, left to right, are Florida Food Pantry director Beth Hartman Maas and volunteer Cindi Codi, Rotarian Ed…

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The Warwick Fire Department’s annual Firemen’s Carnival will be held June 26 through June 29 at Veteran’s Memorial Park, 29 Forester Ave., according to the following schedule: Wednesday through Friday, 6 to 10 p.m. Saturday, 6 to 10:30 p.m. Fireworks on Saturday, June 29, begin at 10 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, June 30. The…

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Building community and building dreams for Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center and the Warwick Valley Humane Society. There are still some tickets available for the annual Sunset at Winslow Gala to be held Saturday, June 15, from 6 to 10 p.m. The festive event for the benefit of Winslow Therapeutic Riding Center and the Warwick Valley…

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A group of 10 artists came together on Sat., May 4 at St. Peter Lutheran Church in Warwick. Under the direction of Amanda Trowell of The Painting Trowel, they created a beautiful wall hanging, depicting a wreath of leaves & flowers, with the word ‘Blessed’ underneath. They enjoyed complimentary refreshments, including wine from the Warwick…

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The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival (HVJF), in its 10th season, will hold a fundraiser show on Sun., May 19 at the Warwick Center for the Performing Arts, located at 63 Wheeler Ave. in Warwick. There is a suggested donation of $15, which will help fund additional programming and support the advertising campaign for the HVJF.…

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