According to StyleCaster, a national online social network where people connect with each other to share content and get recommendations from peers and experts around the world, weekend getaways can be a convenient and much less stressful ordeal than a planned vacation. And if you visit its Web site at www.stylecaster.com and go to the…

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WARWICK — The Big Apple finally figured out where the real apples are — Warwick! A New York City based trend-driven website, Stylecaster.com, recently named Warwick as a top-10 place for a weekend escape. On the site, Warwick is highlighted under the section “The Vivant” — a person with superb taste in travel, shopping, nightlife…

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The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce will hold its seventh annual Pine Island Onion Eating Contest on Sunday, Sept. 1 at the Polish Legion of American Veterans Pavilion at 4 p.m. This is a new venue this year and is held in cooperation with the annual Onion Festival featuring 18-time Grammy winner Jimmy Sturr and…

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On Sunday, Sept. 9., the final free summer concert series at Railroad Green will feature a performance by the Jim Perry Big Band and Dick Wells from 3 to 5 p.m. That date also happens to be the 10th anniversary of the first performance by Dick Wells at what was then the new Village Park…

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This August the Warwick Art League will present Splashes-n-Dashes, a group show, at the Albert Wisner Public Library. The exhibit will be on display in the Library’s Community Room and Gallery from Aug. 1 to 31. It will feature the diverse scope of styles, perspectives and mediums of 20 local artists; Gail Bate, Jacinthe Battaglino,…

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The Warwick Merchants’ annual Sidewalk Sale will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 13 to 15.And thanks to a couple of civic-minded businesses, Wadeson Home Center and Dun-Rite Power Washing and Painting, the sidewalks will be even cleaner than usual. “We all take pride in the beauty…

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Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra will perform this Sunday, June 10, at the “Winslow Rocks” festival held at the Warwick Valley Winery and Distillery. WARWICK — The well-known New York City Celtic rock band Black 47 and 18-time Grammy award-winner Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra will perform this Sunday, June 10, from noon to 5…

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The Warwick Valley Gardeners are ready for their annual plant sale that will be held on June 2, rain or shine, at the Pavilion at the Pine Island Park on Kay Road. There will be a large number of member and commercially grown plants at great prices, as well as craft activities for the children.…

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