Craft brewers are defined by the Brewer’s Association as those that are small, independent and traditional. The story of craft beer and the evolution that has unfolded over the last four decades goes back to the mid-1970s when there were fewer than 40 breweries in the United States. Today there are more than 5,500…

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Jean Claude’s Bakery and Dessert Café is proud to announce its twentieth year as Warwick’s premier bakery. Whether it’s a birthday, a holiday, or a local event, Jean-Claudes is the go-to for special occasion cakes and delectable desserts. “We knew who to call when planning the 150th anniversary of The Village of Warwick,” Mayor Michael…

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Veteran financial advisor Edward Lynch, president of Lynch Wealth Strategies, 3 Coates Drive in Goshen, recently celebrated his three-year anniversary in independent practice and 14 years as a financial advisor. His office is located in the Eastgate office complex on Route 17A, on the southern edge of Goshen, a short distance from a Warwick branch…

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Dealership also raises $2,000 for the Backpack Snack attack program as part of open house activities   After a year of planning and six months of construction, Leo Kaytes Ford, Route 94 in Warwick, is ready for business. On Friday, Aug. 18, state, county and local officials, representatives of the Ford Motor Company and members…

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The Junction celebrates its first year anniversary It’s an important milestone for any business. On Thursday, June 8, members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined co-owner Annette DiZenzo and members of her family to celebrate the first year anniversary of The Junction at 16 Railroad Ave. in the Village of Warwick. Many customers…

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Although Riehle Opticians, 104 Main St., celebrated the grand opening of its new building in 2015, the story actually began when Anthony Riehle started his optical career at his family’s DJ Riehle Opticians, Inc., in Middletown. That family business was established in 1962. But in 1987, Anthony Riehle went on to open Riehle Opticians on…

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The original goal set by Teresa Thomas, mother, spinning instructor, personal trainer, kickboxing instructor and accomplished triathlete, was to help others adopt a healthy lifestyle. On Friday, Oct. 21, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley and Greenwood Lake Chambers of Commerce joined Thomas, her children, friends…

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It’s been five years since the Foot Spa & Tea Bar first opened its doors at 36 South St. in the village of Warwick. And since then the business has welcomed both women and men who have found foot reflexology to be a welcome de-stressor, as well as an overall health enhancement. On Thursday, Aug.…

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Celebration to include pizza-eating contest during Saturday’s Sidewalk Sale The heart of downtown Warwick is home to Frank’s Pizzeria, 64 Main St., where the Rinaldi family has been making homemade – and hometown – pizza for 40 years. They first opened their doors in 1976, during the country’s celebration of its Bicentennial, and have been…

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Bernardino Morales and his wife, Erica Barajas, saluted their loyal customers with a music-filled week. And on Wednesday, May 25, Florida Deputy Mayor Tom Fuller, also representing the Florida Chamber of Commerce, and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined Morales and his staff to celebrate the ninth anniversary of El Azteca II…

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Few local businesses can make this claim: Roe Brothers Lumber, located at 65 Maple Avenue in the Village of Florida, just celebrated its 130th year in business. On Friday, June 3, local officials and representatives of the Florida and Warwick Chambers of Commerce joined the owners, their families, staff and customers for a ribbon-cutting ceremony…

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Clear clutter and consign at the same time. One year ago Too Sweet Kids Consignment Boutique teamed up with Apple A Day Organized Efficiency Experts to create a program called Sweet Spaces for Sweet Kids. And on Thursday, March 31, Town of Warwick Deputy Supervisor James Gerstner and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of…

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Warwick Valley Car Service owners Michael and Linda Punch reported that in two short years, their company has enjoyed tremendous growth. On Wednesday, March 23, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined the owners and their public relations consultant Peter Hall to celebrate their success with…

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