The Warwick Historical Society will hold an evening of paranormal tales and other-worldly insight at the Spirited Warwick event at Baird’s Tavern, 103 Main Street, Warwick, on Thurs., Jan. 30 at 7 p.m., snow date Fri., Jan. 31. Baird’s Tavern is one of the oldest structures in the Village of Warwick, erected by Francis Baird…

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Tribute awards to be presented to the founding five businesses The Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce is marking its 80th anniversary this year with a membership celebration on Saturday, Nov. 16, at Minerals at Crystal Springs Resort in Vernon, New Jersey. In addition to a festive evening featuring live music by The E’lissa Jones Band,…

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Fifty years ago, the world was glued to their television sets as the United States of America became the first, and to this day only, nation to have a successful lunar landing mission. On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin exited the Lunar Expedition Module (LEM) onto the surface of the moon while…

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After months of preparation, the Warwick Historical Society is excited to invite the public to view its latest exhibit, “New Acquisitions,” opening on Sun., Jul. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the A.W. Buckbee Center, located at 2 Colonial Ave. in Warwick. The exhibit features meticulously repaired and carefully displayed clothing dating from the…

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Founders Day celebrated at Hathorn historic site in Warwick. On Saturday, June 1, the public had a unique opportunity to go back in time to Colonial days and the Revolutionary War-era in Warwick. It was the 240th anniversary of the Battle of Minisink, then commanded by Warwick resident Col. John Hathorn, a surveyor and teacher…

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To commence the grand reopening of the Wawayanda Creek’s newly navigable waterway, Warwick residents grabbed their kayaks and canoes and joined community members and nature enthusiasts alike for a great kayak paddle from Wickham Lake to Memorial Park in the Village of Warwick on Sun., June 2. Fifty kayakers and 45 crafts were launched into…

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The Warwick Historical Society (WHS) will sponsor their annual Tavern Night on Sun., Mar. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Trattoria Viviano, located at 100 Main St. in Warwick. Beer, wine and Viviano’s delicious pizzetti’s will be served. Trattoria Viviano is located in an 1817 historic building that was built by Joseph Roe and…

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The Jeremiah Morehouse House, renamed the White House, at 11 Hathorn Road in Warwick, was built in 1767 and represents one of the earliest local farmhouses in this area. It has now been listed on the National Register of Historic Places. On Thursday, Oct. 18, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Mayor Michael Newhard, members…

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Need a cure for Cabin Fever? Bring the family out to the Warwick Historical Society’s Revolutionary Winter Walk on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m. at Sanfordville Elementary School. This one-hour walk will focus on historic events that took place on the grounds of the school, which is the former farm of the DeKay family…

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A visitor to the Village of Warwick on Saturday, Oct. 14, might have understandably assumed that police, fire apparatus and personnel had just responded to a serious emergency on Railroad Avenue. But he or she would soon discover that this was just “First Responders Day,” sponsored by the Village Sesquicentennial Committee to honor the Warwick…

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Warwick celebrates the 100th annual George Washington Day   “Hear ye, Hear ye,” shouted the “Town Crier,” played by Jake Butchko, as he rang his hand held bell and read a proclamation stating the news of the day about an important visitor to Warwick. On a July day in 1783, General George Washington and his entourage…

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Week culminates with time capsule unearthing (1967) and placement (2017), parade, barbecue and fireworks   The long awaited 150th anniversary or Sesquicentennial of the incorporation of the Village of Warwick in August 1867 has finally arrived. A yearlong series of celebration events actually began this year with an apple drop on New Year’s Eve. But now…

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