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Albert Wisner Library named finalist for Best Small Library in America award

By | 2016-01-08T08:18:23+00:00 January 8th, 2016|Albert Wisner Library, Education, Warwick Community|

WARWICK — The Albert Wisner Public Library has been selected from among hundreds of nominations for final consideration for the prestigious and intensely competitive award as Best Small Library in America. The award is conferred jointly by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Library Journal magazine. The winner will be announced in late January. [...]

Warwick Historical Society Receives $5,000

By | 2016-01-07T09:10:01+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Organizations|

Warwick Historical Society Receives $5,000 from the Warwick Savings Foundation for Education Programs   Warwick, NY (WHS) – The Warwick Historical Society has received $5,000 from the Warwick Savings Foundation for the enhancement of their Educational Programs available to students throughout the Warwick Valley Central School District. Each year the Historical Society reaches over 2,000 [...]

When a prison closes, what happens to the prison town?

By | 2016-10-13T09:55:56+00:00 January 1st, 2016|Warwick Yard|

Amid a bipartisan push to reduce mass incarceration, rural towns that have been economically reliant on prisons are learning – quickly – how to adapt when the facilities close. By Henry Gass, Staff writer JANUARY 1, 2016 WARWICK, N.Y. — This fall, a sports village called The Yard opened on 36 acres in this rural community a [...]