Working a long time for the same company is unusual in today’s business world. But on Monday, Jan. 15, Seely & Durland Insurance, which has also been around for about 85 years, held a luncheon and celebration at the Warwick Inn to honor Claims Manager Linda Decker, for her 50 years of service to the…

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For almost 15 years, Tom Sobotor has worked with clients/athletes of all ages, to help them improve their overall fitness, strength, speed, power, mobility, agility and sport-specific endurance. And last year he opened Sobotor Training Systems, 1136 Kings Highway on the Warwick -Chester, border. On Friday, Nov. 17, members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of…

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On Sunday, Oct. 8, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined local observers of the Bahá’í Faith and their friends to celebrate the planting of a six-foot Rose of Sharon tree in the Hallowed Ground park. The Bahá’í Faith is a religion teaching the essential worth of all religions…

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Huge crowds gather for New Year’s Apple Eve on Railroad Avenue and kickoff Warwick’s Sesquicentennial celebration It was an opportunity to enjoy a great New Year’s Eve and also kickoff the Village of Warwick’s 150th year celebration or Sesquicentennial. On Dec. 31 there were several events, co-sponsored by the Merchant Guild and the Village, for…

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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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The Warwick Valley Telephone Company had been around for more than a century when, several years ago, it began conducting business as Alteva. But most of its clients in this area continued to refer to the firm as it had been called for 111 years. On Aug. 4, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton and…

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This past April Library Journal Magazine and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded the Albert Wisner Public Library as the 2016 Best Small Library in America. The award, funded by the Gates Foundation, also came with a cash prize of $20,000. The Library Journal had recognized the Warwick library “for its modernization efforts, leadership…

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An Arbor Day Festival will be held Saturday, April 30, at Wickham Woodlands on the site of the former Mid Orange Correctional Facility off Kings Highway. The celebration will begin at 10 a.m. with the planting of a tree by the Town of Warwick Tree Commission and then continue until 3 p.m. with Treecycle, a…

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‘The Friendly One’ is New York’s oldest ski area As temperatures approached 60 degrees and huge crowds gathered outdoors last Saturday, Feb. 20, it was clear that they couldn’t have picked a better day to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Warwick’s Mt. Peter Ski Area. The day began with fun-filled events including games for children,…

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