Vincent’s Of Warwick Has Deep Italian Roots

Jul 09, 2020 57

BY: Sara Paul

Somewhere around the early 1950s, in a small town in Sicily, a hard-working teenager by the name of Vincent Minuta became a barber’s apprentice. In 1956, not speaking a word of English, 15-year-old Vincent moved to the United States with his family. By 17, the skilled hairstylist with natural talent was the youngest licensed barber in New York.

Now, at 79 years young and a successful business owner, Vince is considered a master barber, who can have apprentices working under him. He also operates his own hair salons with locations in Warwick and Washingtonville. While current COVID-19 restrictions have placed a strain on many small business owners, including Vincent’s, the salons continue to thrive, due to a medley of ingredients like a fearless owner, long-time staff and loyal customer following.

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