WTBQ Radio is celebrating 50 years on the air and this year also marks the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music Festival held in 1969 in Bethel, NY. To mark these anniversaries and to raise money for the Warwick Valley Humane Society, which is planning the construction of a new animal shelter, WTBQ will sponsor…

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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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The Warwick Valley Humane Society (WVHS) held their fifth annual “Go Jump in the Lake” Polar Plunge on Sun., Feb. 17 at the Thomas P. Morahan Waterfront Park during the Greenwood Lake Winter Carnival and it was a big success. The annual event is fun for both plungers and spectators and is a quite a…

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In wave after wave, brave souls freely jumped into the icy waters of Greenwood Lake last Sunday afternoon to raise money for the Warwick Valley Humane Society. The Polar Bear Plunge was part of the Breezy Point Inn’s 19th annual Winter Carnival. Donations from the crowd and the entry fees of the lake jumpers generated…

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Warwick Valley Humane Society schedules its annual jump-in-the-lake fund raiser at Breezy Point on Feb. 18  It’s time again to go jump in the lake. And although there may or may not be ice to break through for this event, one thing is certain: The water in Greenwood Lake will be cold. At 3 p.m.…

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The Warwick Valley Humane Society is best known for providing shelter and adoption services for ordinary household pets like cats and dogs. But it is not uncommon for its animal control officers to rescue a variety of local birds and animals and even an occasional exotic creature like a Chinese Water Dragon. On April 20,…

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This story has a happy ending. Elmo, a 14-year-old male Cocker Spaniel whose owner died, was not welcomed by even the closest of family relatives and instead, dropped off at the Warwick Valley Humane Society’s animal shelter. “Elmo, who lived his entire life with the family, was given away like an old sweater,” said Suzyn…

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More than two years ago, Chico, a well-mannered seven-year old American Staffordshire Terrier, was rescued by the Warwick Valley Humane Society. And today, living at his new home in Vernon, N.J., Chico just became a Certified Service Dog. In September 2014, the humane society’s Animal Control received a call about a dog found tied to…

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Geoff Green, broker/principal of the Green Team Home Selling System, with offices at 7 Main St. in Warwick and 200 Route 94 in Vernon, N.J., recently announced the winners of the real estate firm’s first annual “Light up the Holidays” outdoor lighting fund-raising contest. Homeowners, who pride themselves for creatively decorating their houses during the…

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The Green Team Home Selling System is hosting a “Light up the Holidays” outdoor lighting contest. There will be three prizes: $200, $150 and $100 Warwick Merchant Guild gift certificates, and all proceeds will benefit the Warwick Valley Humane Society and the Vernon Township Animal Shelter. Contestants are asked to submit an image of their…

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Suzy Baron, left, executive director of the Warwick Valley Humane Society, accepts a $3,000 check from Warwick Rotary President Katie Hansen. Baron said the money will be used to begin construction on a shed “to create living spaces reminiscent of a home for animals having a difficult time in the shelter environment.” She informed the…

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Suspect expected to face animal cruelty charges; humane society seeks adoptions and donations Walk into the Warwick Valley Humane Society these days and the first thing you see when you enter the rabbit area are cages, floor-to-nearly-ceiling, all filled with rabbits of varying shapes, sizes and colors – the result of a recent situation. On…

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