Greene County Success Stories

Catskill Collectibles - Online and Now Open on Main Street, in Catskill, NY - June 21, 2022

Tom Illari, like many residents of Greene County, does not originally hail from the area. Though he grew up and worked downstate, he’s always loved the County’s unique charms. As an avid collector and researcher of all things Catskill/Greene County, he’s devoted himself to sharing that love of our communities’ rich history with visitors and residents alike. At the recently opened...

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Conversation, Coffee, & Culinary Creations on Display at Shipwrecked in Coxsackie, NY - May 24, 2022

Katlyn Irwin has always had an appreciation for all the unique towns, hamlets, and communities located throughout Greene County. In her opinion, the sights, sounds, and sensations they offer couldn’t be beat by anyplace in the world. That’s why she answered that longing call to home after wandering New York State. Now, she operates a cozy little café known as Shipwrecked, where she and her...

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Creativity, Design and Post-Production Thriving at Cairo Film Center / Tobin Productions & Lampworks - April 7, 2022

Long-time stalwarts of the NYC Design & Production community, Bébé Regnier and her husband Dwight Tobin relocated their business headquarters to the town they’ve been getting away to for the past 30 years. She is an internationally recognized designer of lighting solutions for commercial and private applications. He is an Emmy Award-winning director/producer of commercials, PSAs and educational...

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Camp Catskill is Encouraging Outdoor Adventures and Serious Sustainability in Tannersville, NY - March 23, 2022

Ryan Penny has always loved the outdoors and everything about it. Like many Greene County residents, he knows that there’s tons of natural splendor to enjoy throughout the region – whether it’s through hiking, camping, or just exploring. He’s making it his mission to take that passion for nature and adventure and spread it to everyone. At Camp Catskill in Tannersville, that passion is evident in...

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Full-Service Groomer Joins Growing Business Community in Greenville, NY - February 18, 2022

Dog groomer Autumn Tambasco and her husband Jacob Van Zutphen are the proud owners of the first new business to open in Greenville in 2022. Dogs Of Greenville served its first canine customer on January 3rd, and coming up on two-months in business, they’re already looking to add staff.

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Storybrook Hollow is Turning Imagination into Creation on the Road to East Durham, NY - January 24, 2022

Chad Paliotta understands that while it’s great to have a day job to pay the bills, there still needs to be an outlet for creativity and passion. That’s as true in his life as it is in the lives of every other Greene County resident. Armed with years of experience in woodcarving, painting, sculpture, and pottery, Chad is bringing wonder and enchantment to life with his handcrafted knickknacks....

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SureWood Floors is Beautifying Buildings and Building Better Floors in Cairo, NY - December 21, 2021

Pasquale Littlejohn knows that there’s been plenty of movement in the Greene County housing market lately. With residents both new and old purchasing homes in the region, there’s certainly a need for home improvement. Backed by his eye for quality and over 20 years of flooring experience, Pasquale is ready to help people discover the beauty of hardwood floors. His business, SureWood Flooring in...

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Water Street Welcomes Walking-Loop Wanderers in Catskill, NY - November 10, 2021

It’s been almost 3 years since the renovation and repurposing of the Black Bridge linking Water Street to West Main across the Catskill Creek. The creation of the Catskill Creek Walking-Loop coaxes pedestrians creekside and provides ample foot traffic for the growing number of businesses along its path. From Crossroads Brewing, to the Avalon Lounge, Church Street Bakery, Left Bank Cidery,...

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Brewery LaHoff is Honoring Hudson Valley History in Coxsackie, NY - October 27, 2021

Andre Latour, like many Greene County residents, has a deep appreciation for the region and its rich history. Though he spent most of his life downstate, he was captivated by the Hudson Valley and its many opportunities for success. Armed with a passion for brewing and an eye on the perfect property to realize his dreams, he moved upstate. Now, the newly opened Brewery LaHoff at 50 Vedder Road...

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Citiot is Creating Camaraderie & Communicating with the Community in Catskill, NY - September 28, 2021

Pim Veegers considers himself more of an outsider than the area is used to. He’s not only new as a full-time resident of Greene County, he’s still somewhat new to the States as well. But he hasn’t let either of those things stop him from embracing opportunities here and learning as much as he can in the process. His can-do mentality has made his transition from New York City to Catskill easy. At...

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