XNAS:WWVY Insider Activity 4 Filing - 2/24/2012

Effective Date 2/24/2012

FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Cuthbert David
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WARWICK VALLEY TELEPHONE CO [WWVY]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Executive Vice President-COO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
58 FORAGE DRIVE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/24/2012
(Street)

MICKLETON, NJ 08056
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Shares 02/24/2012   A   3,705 A $ 0 28,853 D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Put Option (Right to Sell) (1)               (1)(2)   (1)(2) Common Stock 25,148(1)(2)   25,148(1)(2) D  
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy) $14.38 02/24/2012   A   18,523(3)     (3) 02/24/2022 Common Stock 18,523(3) $ 0 18,523(3) D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Cuthbert David
58 FORAGE DRIVE
MICKLETON, NJ 08056
      Executive Vice President-COO  

Signatures

 /s/Joanne Joosten, on behalf of David Cuthbert, Pursuant to Power of Attorney   02/28/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The Issuer entered into a Lock-up and Put Agreement with Mr. Cuthbert (and the other members of Alteva, LLC who acquired shares of the Issuer's common stock pursuant to the terms of a certain Asset Purchase Agreement dated July 14, 2011 among the Issuer, Warwick Valley Networks, Inc, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Issuer, and Alteva, LLC), pursuant to which Mr. Cuthbert agreed to certain restrictions on his ability to sell the shares of the Issuer's common stock issued to him in connection with the acquisition (the "Shares"). In addition, the Lock-up and Put Agreement gives Mr. Cuthbert the option to sell the Shares to the Issuer within a certain prescribed time period at a certain predetermined price (the "Put"). Mr. Cuthbert may exercise the Put with respect to half of the Shares within a 60-day period commencing on October 21, 2012 and the other half within a 60-day period commencing on December 15, 2012. The purchase price of the Put will be the greater of (i) the closing price
(2) The purchase price of the Put will be the greater of (i) the closing price of the Issuer's common stock on the date of exercise of the Put or (ii) $11.74.
(3) This option was granted under th Warwick Valley Telephone Company 2008 Long term Incentive Plan in a transaction exempt under rule 16b-3 and is exercisable as follows: 6,175 shares on 02/24/2013, 6,175 shares on 02/24/2014 and 6,173 shares on 02/23/2015 assuming Mr. Cuthbert's continuous employment with the Company.

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