Alora Laser Spa celebrates second year anniversary

More than two years ago, owner Patricia Rivas celebrated the grand opening of Alora Laser spa. It was the third salon owned and operated by Rivas, a licensed esthetician and skin care specialist with more than 15 years of experience. On Friday, March 11, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Mayor Michael Newhard and Michael…

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Roe Brothers Lumber celebrates 130 years along with major renovation

Not many local businesses can make this claim. Roe Brothers Lumber, 65 Maple Ave. in the Village of Florida, is now celebrating its 130th year in business. The fourth generation owned and operated business has also undergone a major expansion and renovation. In addition to adding more than 3,000 square feet showroom floor space in…

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Taco Hombre Mexican Restaurant celebrates fifth anniversary

They must be doing something right. On Thursday, January 7, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined co-owners Bo Kennedy and Chad Wieber to celebrate the fifth anniversary of Taco Hombre Mexican Restaurant at 93 Main Street. Taco Hombre has been a success story ever since January 2011 when…

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Optimum Performance Physical Therapy celebrates 15th anniversary

Physical Therapist Dr. Rick Rutkowski stated that he is extremely proud to have had the opportunity to work all these years with so many amazing local residents, physicians and his own very proficient and caring staff. On Nov. 4, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber…

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Walden Savings Bank celebrates fifth anniversary of Village of Florida branch office

Walden Savings Bank, established in 1872, is a federal chartered mutual savings bank headquartered in Montgomery. With 11 full-service branches serving Orange and Ulster Counties, the financial institution’s community banking provides products that cater to both the individual and the growing mid-size business. On Friday evening, Nov. 6, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Florida…

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Halligan’s celebrates 10th anniversary in Warwick

The popular Village of Warwick restaurant, Halligan’s Public House, first opened at 22 West St. on Nov. 4, 2005. Local businessman Bob Lax and New York City firefighters Sean Corrigan and John Kelly had partnered to establish an Irish pub with a fire department theme. All three men had many years of restaurant experience and…

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Capacity Coverage celebrates first anniversary in Warwick

One year ago Warwick resident Dan Thompson, who has 25 years experience working for Capacity Coverage of New Jersey, one of the nation’s largest privately held insurance brokerages, opened a satellite office as a managing partner at 11 Oakland Ave. in Warwick. On Thursday, Oct. 15, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton and members of…

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Sugar Shack Café celebrates fifth anniversary

It’s an important milestone for any business and clear evidence that the owners must be doing something right. On Thursday, Oct. 8, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined owners Scott and Aziza Cunniffe, along with friends and customers, to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Sugar Shack Café.…

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Apple Valley Pharmacy celebrates four-year anniversary

June 17 marks four years since Doctor of Pharmacy Ann Marie Cloutier, a graduate of Warwick Valley High School, Northeastern University and the University of Rhode Island, acquired Apple Valley Pharmacy at 44 Ronald Reagan Boulevard in Warwick’s Merchant Square Mall just off Kings Highway. On Wednesday, June 17, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton…

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Computer Guy celebrates 5th anniversary with ribbon cutting

The Computer Guy has come a long way since it first opened in April 2010. And considering all the recent renovations to its facility at 14 West St., the company is still moving forward. On Friday, June 5, Town of Warwick Deputy Supervisor James Gerstner, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber…

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Green Team Home Selling System celebrates tenth anniversary

Geoff Green, owner of the Green Team Home Selling System at 7 Main St. in Warwick, admits that being in the real estate business, especially during the last six years, may not have been a good idea. Nevertheless, on May 8, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick…

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Bricks 4 Kidz celebrates first anniversary

Over the last year Bricks 4 Kidz, an enrichment program for ages 2-13 that offers hands-on learning, built technic motorized Lego models with hundreds of children in Orange County. “Seeing children enhance their creativity and expand their engineering and architecture skills brings smiles to our faces every day” said Tina Bossio, owner of Bricks 4…

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Warwick Radio WTBQ celebrates 20th anniversary

Advertisers and fans of Warwick Radio WTBQ (1110 AM/93.5 FM) may not be aware that for almost two years, the now popular local station on FM, AM and Internet was completely off the air. But on July 1, 1994, current owner Frank Truatt, who had purchased the station from recording artist Jimmy Sturr, put WTBQ…

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The Computer Guy celebrates his anniversary

The Computer Guy has come a long way since it first opened in April of 2010. Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Village of Warwick Mayor Michael Newhard and Sherry Bukovcan, president of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined owner Kevin Brand, his family and staff recently for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate…

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