‘Stop Hate Orange County’ Essay Contest

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    Warwick Valley High School and Middle School students in grades seven through 12 are encouraged to participate in the Third Annual “Stop Hate Orange County” essay contest, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County, The Newburgh Ministry, Inc., and the Orange County Human Rights Commission.   … Continue reading →

Make Valentine’s Day Cards for Veterans


      To honor local Veterans and inspire civic engagement, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney announces his third Annual “Valentines for Our Veterans” initiative. The Congressman encourages residents throughout the Hudson Valley to make Valentine’s Day cards to send to Veterans. This program provides schools, families and individuals in the Hudson Valley … Continue reading →

Greenwood Lake Looks Forward to Positive Changes in New Year

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Story by Lourice Angie      At the first Village of Greenwood Lake Board of Trustee meeting for the new year on Tues., Jan. 17, the Board handled old business and discussed resolutions that are anticipated to bring about positive changes in the Village throughout the year. Mayor Jesse Dwyer also … Continue reading →

Getting Started with Backyard Poultry


    Join the Cornell Cooperative Extension for a great introductory program to keeping backyard poultry on Thurs., Jan. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Cornell Cooperative Extension, located at 18 Seward Ave, third floor in Middletown.     The program will be presented by Rachel Moody, Livestock … Continue reading →

Improvisational Theater at the Albert Wisner Library

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   The Acting for a Change Senior Improvisational Theater group will present a “Play for a Day” workshop and performance on Sat., Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. at the Albert Wisner Public Library, located at 1 McFarland Dr. in Warwick.   Linda Richmond, the program’s director, will lead participants in … Continue reading →

Update on Seward/Mapes Restoration Project


Story by Christina Hedding     The Village of Florida Board of Trustees held their monthly business meeting on Wed., Jan. 11. After the approval of the minutes from the December meeting, the Board voted on the transfer of funds to cover the cost of other Village projects. A transfer … Continue reading →

Seeking Nominations for Citizen of the Month

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      County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus is proud to announce the introduction of his Citizen of the Month Award, which will acknowledge outstanding Orange County residents. Neuhaus recognizes that there are people doing extraordinary things every day, and he is seeking nominations for this honor. He will announce his … Continue reading →

Bring Broken Items to the Repair Café


      The Town of Warwick will hold Orange County’s Repair Café on Sat., Jan. 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Senior Center located in the Warwick Town Hall Complex, at 132 Kings Hwy. in Warwick.       Repair Coaches with superior technical skills will be available for computer … Continue reading →

Ambulance Junior Corps ‘Stuff the Bus’

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The Warwick Ambulance Junior Corps recently held their second ‘Stuff the Bus Food Drive.’ The collection points were located at ShopRite in Warwick and QuickChek in the Village of Florida. Through generous donations from customers at both locations, the junior corps was able to collect, in total food items, $1,000 … Continue reading →

‘A Voice Through the Ages’

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Story by Lon Tytell     This year the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observance, held at the Union African Methodist Episcopal Church on Mon., Jan. 16, emphasized the theme, “A Voice Through the Ages.” Rev. Katherine P. Brooks, who presided over the service, began with a reading … Continue reading →