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…

Read More

Once again Warwick restaurants, local musicians, volunteers, residents and others stepped up to the plate to insure the success beyond expectations of the seventh annual Mardi Gras for a Cause. More than 500 participants enjoyed an evening of live music and fun for all ages celebrated in the tradition of New Orleans. The event, held…

Read More

On Monday evening, Nov. 6, The Backpack Snack Attack Spring Fling dinner and raffle raised $7,085 with all proceeds going toward the program. The sixth annual event, supported by many local businesses, organizations and individuals, was hosted and sponsored by Grappa Ristorante at 22 Railroad Ave. in the Village of Warwick. Five weeksAll the prizes…

Read More

An estimated 160 children and families will be served at this year’s holiday party, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 9,  Another example of how the Warwick community unites to make a difference is the annual Holiday Project for Children in Need. Warwick Valley Rotarians, Warwick Lions Club, Chosun Taekwondo Leadership Team, Backpack Snack Attack Program and…

Read More

On Thursday evening, July 20, the Warwick Town Board again officially proclaimed the month of August “Backpack Snack Attack Back to School Month.” Backpack Snack Attack is a non-profit organization that provides nutritional snacks to more than 280 needy school children throughout the Town of Warwick each week of the school year. Each child costs…

Read More

A new event, which promises to be fun for the entire community, will also support underprivileged families. The first annual Warwick Adult League Kickball (WALK) will be played at Memorial Field in Veteran’s Memorial Park starting this spring. “This is on the coat-tails of sport that back in the day was held from the early…

Read More

A drawing was held Thursday, Dec. 15, at the Warwick Reformed Church to select the winners of the sixth annual Backpack Snack Attack Holiday Raffle. The drawings were held as a group of 20 Backpack Snack Attack volunteers, friends and family attended a party with food and refreshments donated by Grappa Ristorante. A certificate of…

Read More

Fourth annual Mardi Gras for a Cause raises more than $9,000 for Back Pack Snack Attack  Once again the Warwick restaurants, local musicians, volunteers, residents and others stepped up to the plate to insure the success beyond expectations of the fourth annual Mardi Gras for a Cause. The event, held in the Village of Warwick…

Read More

Fourth annual Mardi Gras for a Cause this coming Tuesday, February 9 Mardi Gras, French for Fat Tuesday, is the day before Ash Wednesday and it’s traditionally a time to celebrate and eat well before the season of Lent. Although celebrated throughout the world, most people in the United States associate the event with the…

Read More

United Martial Arts Centers has raised $2,000 for Back Pack Snack Attack, the program that provides as many as 300 children throughout Warwick with healthy food to each over the weekends. Pictured from left to right at the check presentation are: Shirley Pruitt, Back Pack Snack Attack; Master Tiana Ocker; UMAC Grand Master Edmund Ciarfella;…

Read More

Proceeds will benefit organizations in Town of Warwick that provide food or meals to those in need Community members are invited to join the fight against local hunger at Warwick Valley Empty Bowls 2015 on Friday, March 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Warwick Valley High School. The snow date is March 21. This…

Read More

The Backpack Snack Attack Program will hold another pre-Valentine’s Day dinner/fund raiser on Monday, Feb. 10. The event, supported by many local businesses, organizations and individuals, will be hosted and sponsored by Grappa Ristorante at 22 Railroad Ave. in the Village of Warwick. Since January 2009, elementary school children in this area have been taking…

Read More

The Warwick Town Board has officially proclaimed the month of August “Backpack Snack Attack Back-to-School Month.” Backpack Snack Attack is a non-profit organization that provides nutritional snacks to over 300 needy school children each week of the school year. The program is run entirely by a group of volunteers and supported by donations and fundraising.…

Read More