Greene County Success Stories

Getting Juiced Up on the Road to Health in Cairo, NY — May 13, 2024

Anthony DErrico’s dream business was to own and operate a juice bar.  Service has always been his thing.  After serving in the US Air Force and as a police officer in Delaware, he was looking for a way to bring his family back to Greene County and provide for them with a business with an unwavering commitment to community.

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Family-Run Resort Marks 5 Years of Saint Bernard Shows — April 18, 2024

The largest regional AKC specialty-show cluster for Saint Bernards happens over 3 days in May right here in Greene County, NY.  Beginning in 2019, the North East Grand Slam has been produced at Wolff’s Maple Breeze Resort in the Town of Catskill, and hosted by the Mansey family who have owned and operated Wolff’s for three generations.  This year, from Friday May 10th through Sunday May 12th, over 50 of the top Saint Bernards in the country will be exhibited and judged every morning and afternoon – and the public is invited to attend for free!

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Family Farm Brings Local Agriculture Front & Center — March 21, 2024

After meeting her husband and fellow farmer, Alex, Becky Johnk was ready to leave her 9-5 and return to her true passion: farming.

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New Coxsackie Business Full of Pasta-bilities — February 12, 2024

With many years of restaurant experience and a love for Italian cuisine, Steve Gonzalez and Kate Galassi are ready for their next business venture.

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Main Street Market: A Delicatessen Destination — January 26, 2024

With a love of food and a knack for crunching numbers, Chris Benanti and Alanna Burton have started a new chapter for a century-old market.

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Coffee Creating Community in Cairo, NY — December 5, 2023

Driving west on NYS Route 23 (heading toward destinations in Windham or East Durham) a one-word billboard catches your eye. ‘ESPRESSO’ appears in huge letters next to the logo for the Red Star Café & Bakery, encouraging drivers to get off the highway and head on to Main Street in the charming community of Cairo (that’s CARE-OH, not Kai-Rho) where proprietors Shahen & Kim Guiragossian provide caffeinated potables and delicious baked goods to travelers and locals alike.

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Inspiration Blooms at Blumen Haus Florist — November 6, 2023

Lynda Walter has dreamed of owning her own flower shop since her youth. After spending much of her professional career working in health care and raising five children, her dream is finally coming true.

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Ski Shop Moving Mountains with MULTI Grant in Hunter, NY — October 23, 2023

A family-run ski shop in Hunter will soon take its offerings to the next level after being awarded a $25,000 MULTI Grant from Greene County.

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GNH Lumber – Building Success and Community for over 100 years in Greenville, NY — September 22, 2023

The town of Greenville has a beautiful new pavilion at Vanderbilt Park, thanks to the efforts of GNH Lumber.

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Sunflowers & Sangria a Superb Success in Leeds, NY — August 22, 2023

Just a few years after purchasing her grandparents’ property in Leeds, Angela Worth and her husband, Steven, have turned Meadowbrook Farm Catskills into a major attraction.

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