The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce has announced 2017 scholarship opportunities of its Black Dirt Scholarship Fund for high school seniors and students attending post-secondary educational schools. The Black Dirt Scholarship Fund awards three annual scholarships of $1,500 each to students who have demonstrated a commitment to and involvement in community volunteer service or community…

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The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce will hold its ninth annual Pine Island Onion Eating Contest on Sunday, Sept. 4, beginning at 4 p.m. at the Polish Legion of American Veterans Pavilion. This event is held in cooperation with the annual Onion Festival featuring 18-time Grammy Award winner Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra. The winner…

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This non-profit organization offers designer and upscale new and gently used clothing at drastic discounts. On Thursday, May 5, Town of Warwick Deputy Supervisor James Gerstner and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined founders and members of the Hope Chest Thrift Boutique, The Clothing Closet and Treasure Chest to celebrate their fifth…

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After teaching Yoga in different studios and health clubs for 12 years, Jenese Martinez decided it was time to explore deeper in her craft and open her own studio. On Thursday, Nov. 5, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton and Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Michael Johndrow joined Martinez, her family, staff and…

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The Hope Chest and Treasure Chest are offering an opportunity for local residents to shop for designer and upscale clothing, coats, shoes and gifts at a fraction of their original prices while helping support neighbors in need. Hope Chest Thrift Boutique, Treasure Chest Gift Shop and Clothing Closet are located at the former Pine Island…

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It was an International Harvester dealership until 1972. The building, located in the center of Edenville, at 240 Pine Island Turnpike, was built in 1952 by Frank Walter. And in 1986, Walter’s son Joseph and his wife, Debbie, purchased it. For many years they rented out the deli area but when the last tenant moved…

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Pine Island custom designed storage firm ‘encourages us to use our talents’ Rylex Custom Cabinetry & Closets of Pine Island this week recognized two longtime employees for their service: 2014 marks the 25th anniversary of Chris Reymaniak and 20th for Bryan Sullivan. Both began their careers with Rylex while still teenagers working their way up…

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The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce will hold its eighth annual Pine Island Onion Eating Contest at 4 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31, at the Polish Legion of American Veterans Pavilion. This will be held in cooperation with the Annual Onion Festival featuring 18-time Grammy winner Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra featuring the Pokolenie Dancers.…

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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 Farmers Market will open for its fourth season on Saturday, Dec. 28. The market will take place every other Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., inside the main barn at the W. Rogowski Farm at 329 Glenwood Road in Pine Island. Shop for locally produced goods and be sure to leave…

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Despite the cold, frigid temperatures local farmers are still finding ways to get fresh food out through winter farmers’ markets throughout New Jersey and New York. Pine Island Farmer’s Market On Sunday, Dec. 14, The Pine Island Farmers Market will hold a Holiday Market that features local artisans from Bee Bloom Pottery, Bertoni Gallery Jewelry…

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Warwick Historical Society to host a photographic ramble through Amity, Greenwood Lake, Florida, Edenville, Pine Island, Bellvale as well as Warwick Village The Warwick Historical Society will host “On The Streets Where You Live: An historic photographic ramble through Warwick villages and hamlets” on Tuesday, June 4, at 7 p.m. at the A.W. Buckbee Center.The…

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There will be a “Sugar Loaf Sunday Social” benefit dinner March 3 to raise money for migrant workers in the Black Dirt. Chef Sherry Wyckoff of Something Wonderful Catering will serve dishes made of foods grown in the Black Dirt Region. The event will be at Seligman Farm Estate on White Oak Drive in Sugar…

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John Redman, the founder and CEO of a company that makes scenery and promotional settings for organizations all over the United Sates, has become the new president of the Pine Island Chamber of Commerce.The first man to preside over the Pine Island chamber after six women presidents, Redman said his aim for the chamber right…

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