Business digest

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:42

    Annual Mt. Peter ski swap and sale this weekend Warwick — Think snow. The annual Mount Peter Swap and Sale, held in conjunction with Ski Barn of Paramus, N.J., is this Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 15-16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Anyone interested in selling skis, boots, snow boards, good conditioned apparel and the like are asked to drop the items off at the Mt. Peter Ski Area main lodge on Friday evening, Oct. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m. or Saturday, Oct. 15 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The swap part of the event is run by volunteer members of the Mountain Patrol as a fund raiser for the organization. There is a $2 fee per item dropped off and a 20 percent commission. The Ski Barn Ski Sale will be on Oct, 15 and 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with an AFTER-SALE by Ski Barn on Sunday, Oct. 23, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For additional information call 986- 4940 or visit Free workshop can help reduce your energy bill Warwick -—Anyone who hates high home energy bills should be a little happier after attending Cornell Cooperative Extension’s workshop, “Save Energy! Save Dollars!” Led by educator Annemarie Stephens, the free workshop will spotlight no-cost/low-cost tips to help lower fuel bills. “Today’s higher fuel costs are a real burden for a lot of people,” said Stephens. “But there are many simple, effective things you can do that will result in saving money while keeping your home cozy.” The workshop will be offered at three locations as follows: Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the Chester Public Library, 1784 Kings Highway, Chester. Nov. 2 at 1:30 p.m. at Albert Wisner Public Library, 1 McFarland Drive, Warwick. Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. at Glen Arden Retirement Community, 46 Harriman Drive, Goshen. Every participant will be given a free Energy Savings Tool Kit to get started. Pre-registration is required. To register, call 845-344-1234.