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| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:12

    Warwick Gardeners ready for annual barn sale this weekend Warwick — In spite of Hurricane Irene, the Warwick Valley Gardeners are ready for their annual barn sale to be held on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 and 11 (rain or shine) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 40 Oakland Ave. Members have been busy sorting and pricing items. There are a large variety of reasonably priced items that have been donated by club members and members of the community. The proceeds from this sale will be used to continue funding the nine gardens that the club maintains in the town and village, as well as support their garden therapy and Arbor Day programs. For more information, go to Highland Mills man wins $16K in state Lottery game SCHENECTADY — The New York Lottery announced this week the name of a Highland Mills Take Five player who won $16,594 in the drawing held on Aug 27. The winner, Richard Jackson, purchased the winning ticket at the Central Valley Mobil at 124 Route 32 in Central Valley. NYU professor to discuss the 'History of the Hasidic People of Kiryas Joel’ on Sept. 13 Warwick — Dr. Richard W. Hull, professor of history at New York University and the municipal historian of the Town of Warwick, will present a lecture, “A Village Apart in Orange County: History of the Hasidic People of Kiryas Joel,” on Tuesday, Sept. 13, from 7 to 7:30 p.m. in the Warwick Town Hall Auditorium on Kings Highway. According to a press release announcing the program, Hull wrote: “This lecture on the history of Kiryas Joel and its Hasidic peoples is the first in a series on the history of visionary enclave religious communities in Orange County. The series, sponsored by the Office of Town Historian, will examine specific communities that have consciously chosen to live apart, to segregate themselves from their neighbors in order preserve the integrity of their religious, cultural, and social institutions.”