Edward Jones appoints Ryan O’Leary as financial advisor

Earlier this fall, Town of Warwick Supervisor Michael Sweeton, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined Ryan O’Leary and his staff to celebrated his appointment as financial advisor in the Edward Jones Warwick branch office at 77 Ronald Reagan Boulevard. Edward Jones is an investment and full-service brokerage firm…

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Warwick Subway Sandwich shop celebrates official grand opening

On Tuesday, July 22, Town of Warwick Deputy Supervisor James Gerstner, Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined owner Michele Schiffrin, her family and staff for the official grand opening of her new Subway Sandwich shop in the Fairgrounds Shopping Center at 148 Route 94 South in Warwick. The…

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Warwick’s orchards make it an apple of NYC tourists’ eye

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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Business year in review

Chamber membership grows to 572 as it continues to push the quality of shopping local Once again, despite continued slow economic growth and uncertainty in 2013, there were far more entrepreneurs throughout the Town of Warwick who decided to take a risk and expand or open new businesses than those who closed their doors. And…

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G’s Restaurant reopens

G’s Restaurant, 32-34 Main Street, celebrated a grand reopening with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, October 1. Owners Glen and Joann Kim and their staff, who were on hand to welcome some familiar faces as well as some new ones, were joined by Town of Warwick Supervisor and members of the Warwick Valley…

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Cross cultural anniversary

On Sunday afternoon, June 30, residents had an opportunity to witness one of the most interesting and colorful events ever held at Railroad Green in the Village of Warwick. The Town of Warwick and Shanyin County District, Shouzhou City in the People’s Republic of China, celebrated their first anniversary as sister cities with a Chinese…

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Warwick comes clean

Volunteers, businesses, neighbors pitch in to make this community brighter Michael Johndrow, executive director of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce is pleased that so many organizations, businesses and individuals contributed to another successful  “Operation Clean Sweep,” the annual roadside cleanup sponsored by the Town of Warwick and the Chamber of Commerce.The event was held…

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Night Owl Taxi opens

On Thursday, February 28, public officials and representatives from the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce joined Brian and Doreen Donnelly and their staff for the official grand opening of Night Owl Taxi.According to owner Brian Donnelly the taxi service, located at 116A Windermere Ave. in Greenwood Lake, first opened last year for the purpose of…

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Fighting hunger one bowl at a time

Empty Bowls fund raiser on March 8 expands activities for entire family The premise of the grass roots effort known as Empty Bowls is, at its root, very simple: Help feed someone who is hungry one bowl at a time. It also is a national and international effort that at its core is local.Warwick’s Empty…

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Warwick’s first family celebrated

The first farm in Warwick – all 100 acres of it – established in 1713 More chairs were called for Sunday afternoon, Feb. 24, to avoid standing-room-only at a well-attended program on the Wisner family held at the Historical Society of the Town of Warwick AW Buckbee Center.Guest lecturers for the day were Warwick Town…

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Empty Bowls

Fund raiser on March 9 will benefit Town of Warwick food organizations Community members are invited to join the fight against local hunger at Warwick Valley Empty Bowls 2013 on Friday, March 8, from 5 to 8 p.m. at Warwick Valley High School.The evening event will feature live bands, student musicians, kids’ games and activities,…

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Warwick to purchase former prison

  Warwick Town Supervisor Michael Sweeton describes it as “a home run.”Last week he announced that the town, its local development corporation and the State of New York had reached a tentative agreement to purchase the Mid Orange Correctional Facility site for $3.1 million. The not-for-profit Warwick Valley Local Development Corporation (WVLDC) had negotiated the…

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General’s Garden hosts grand opening

On Dec. 6, Deborah and Michael Sweeton were joined by Mayor Michael Newhard and members of the Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce for the official grand opening of the General’s Garden Center & Plant Market. The General’s Garden, which is the retail garden center for Techni-Grower’s Greenhouses, is located at 172 Route 94 South in…

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Warwick chamber sponsors successful job shadowing program at local high schools

Warwick – As some students watched and learned how newspapers are produced, others spent time in a courtroom with lawyers, while others observed a surgical procedure on someone’s beloved pet. In other settings, students learned to care for and teach children, observed and discussed medical and health fields and learned the importance of police officers…

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