Nonprofit wins $500,000 state grant for the $1.5 million project, which is expected to be completed in 2020 Armed with a $500,000 state grant and nearly $325,000 in additional individual and foundation funds, the Warwick Valley Humane Society has launched a capital campaign to raise the remaining funds needed to build a $1.5 million state-of-the-art…

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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…

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Perhaps it was the picture-perfect weather or the increasing notoriety, but by all accounts the 30,000 to 35,000 estimates for the 26th annual celebration of Applefest last year on Sunday, Oct. 5, needed to be revised upwards. The Warwick Applefest 2014 Committee just reported that in its most recent accounting, which takes several months to…

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Members of the Warwick Valley Rotary Club have long supported Winslow Therapeutic Center’s Healing with Horses programs with financial and volunteer efforts. Winslow provides therapeutic horseback riding for more than 500 children with mental and physical disabilities and partners with Helen Hayes Hospital in Haverstraw for additional rehabilitation programs. Warwick Rotary President Leo Kaytes, Jr.,…

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One thing is certain. The water will be cold. At 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 15, the Warwick Valley Humane Society will host its first “Polar Plunge” fund-raising event for its shelter’s homeless residents. The event, somewhat similar to those New Year’s Day polar plunges held at Coney Island, will take place at Greenwood Lake’s…

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Perhaps it was the picture perfect weather or the increasing notoriety but by all accounts the 30,000 to 35,000 estimates for the annual celebration of Applefest on Sunday, Oct. 5, need to be revised upwards. “I think this is the largest crowd we’ve ever had,” said Michael Johndrow, executive director of the Warwick Valley Chamber…

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Children and teens from Warwick-based Beautiful People were invited back again this year for a session all their own at Winslow Therapeutic Riding. Typically, Sunday is the day off for all the horses and the volunteers, but doors were opened to another unbeatable experience. Winslow programs are designed to meet the needs of children and…

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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…

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Scarlet’s Way “A Dog’s World!” held its second annual donation drive throughout the holiday season. Owner Kayla Scarane states, “We wanted to say a huge thank you to all of our customers who donated items for our donation drive,” said owner Kayla Scarane. “Without their generosity, we would not be able to benefit two local…

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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.…

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Community Center to benefit from the auction of 65 artist-created birdhouses; homeowners may benefit from weatherization incentives The Warwick Valley Community Center will team up with the Energize Warwick campaign on Saturday, July 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.,  to present the Warwick Community Summer Fest with something for everyone. The main event will…

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Nearly 300 of Warwick’s youngest residents do not get enough to eat. When school is in session, these children receive free meals but on weekends they would be hungry if not for Backpack Snack Attack, a non-profit outreach program of the Warwick Reformed Church that has been sending food home in backpacks since 2009. Each…

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