Posted on 31 August 2012 by Editor
Go ahead, it’s already September and you need to head over to the Tuxedo Farmers’ Market this Saturday. There’s fresh produce and baked goods for Labor Day dinner, and a generally fun experience waiting. With the market season heading into the autumn homestretch, the Farmers’ Market is drawing people from throughout Orange and Rockland Counties who want to shop for locally made products. Continue Reading
Posted on 16 August 2012 by Editor
Athletes from the JCC Maccabi Games have been sighted all across Rockland County the past week, enthusiastically participating in sports and community events from Nyack to Newburgh. Whether engaging in Olympic-style competition or cleaning up debris strewn in the wooded areas on Stag Hill Road, Maccabi Games participants have been busy competing against one another while engaging in serious community service. Continue Reading
Posted on 14 August 2012 by Editor
The whine and buzz of chainsaws and wood chippers have been heard all summer throughout the Pine Grove Lakes neighborhood in Sloatsburg. Lewis Tree Service has been cutting trees back from power lines and clearing utility easements in the area, especially cutting trees along the woody Grove, a block square 1.5 acre area that serves as a commons and recreational spot for the neighborhood community. Continue Reading
Posted on 11 August 2012 by Editor
Pine Grove Lakes postponed its annual Summer Beach Party from Saturday to Sunday, August 12, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Held at Mirror Lake, or the lower lake, the party is an annual gathering of family, friends and neighbors of the Sloatsburg neighborhood, sponsored by the Pine Grove Lakes Homeowners Association and PGL Board. Continue Reading
Posted on 07 August 2012 by Editor
Sloatsburg has put out the call to black toppers for proposals to resurface the village’s main commuter parking lot located adjacent to Sloatsburg Station at Municipal Plaza and Mills Street. Bids for the project are due on or before Friday, August 10 at 2 p.m. at the Office of the Village Clerk of Sloatsburg. Continue Reading
Posted on 06 August 2012 by Editor
In response to the death of Sloatsburg Middle School student William Rodloff, Ramapo Central School District Superintendent Dr. Douglas Adams issued the following brief statement: “We are deeply saddened by the death of one of our Suffern Middle School students. Our thoughts and support go out to the student’s family and friends at this difficult time.”
On Monday, August 6, members of the Ramapo Central School District’s clinical staff will be offering grief counseling for students, families and staff from 10:00am-1:00pm at Suffern Middle School and from 2:30pm-4:30pm at the Sloatsburg Village Hall. Suffern Middle School is located at 80 Hemion Road in Suffern; the Sloatsburg Village Hall is located at 96 Orange Turnpike in Sloatsburg.
Dr. Adams letter to Ramapo Central families has been posted on the District home page at www.ramapocentral.org.
Posted on 03 August 2012 by Editor
The Sloatsburg community was jolted by the reported shooting of a 13-year-old boy Thursday evening. In an apparent suicide attempt or possible gunplay, a gun discharged and a boy was found shot behind Sterlington Station, located at the corners of Allen Lane and Seven Lakes Drive. James O’Rourke of the Journal News reported that the incident took place shortly before 7 p.m., when an off-duty officer with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection was among the first to the scene and began to perform CPR on the injured boy. Continue Reading