Archive | June, 2013

A Carnival of Colors

Posted on 28 June 2013 by Editor

First it looks like a nice day out and then, suddenly, clouds and the threat of rain. But don’t let that stop you from getting out to the carnival.

Carnivalw:SV St. Joan of Arc Church in Sloatsburg has pulled out all the stops with the reboot of its annual carnival at the Sloatsburg Community Fields, Friday through Sunday. Bring an umbrella and a pocketful of money and enjoy the rides — there are plenty of rides, from the thrill seeking and fast moving to little putt-putt bumper cars. Continue Reading

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Newsday Rockland Shuts Down

Posted on 27 June 2013 by Editor

Knock knock. Who’s there? HR.

Reports first trickled across Twitter yesterday, June 5, and sure enough, big conglomerate Cablevision has pulled the plug on News12 digital sibling, Newsday Westchester/Rockland.

On Wednesday, Newsday’s Rockland news offering website went dark. Continue Reading

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Mayor Wright’s Letter Hits The Mark

Posted on 27 June 2013 by Editor

It’s the little things that make the world go round sometimes like receiving flowers unexpectantly or even a letter from your local mayor.

MayorLetterRCTSloatsburg Mayor Carl Wright is known throughout the community for his meticulous, practically omniscient awareness of all things Sloatsburg. Continue Reading

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On The Village Scene

Posted on 26 June 2013 by Editor

If it’s on the Village Board agenda, then it must be official.

VillageHallThe Sloatsburg Village Board met Tuesday evening, with two particular agenda items of interest for many village residents. The Pine Grove Sewer Project is officially scheduled to go to bid in August. The Rockland County Sewer District 1 project is then expected to break ground sometime in November, with the construction work expected to last one year. Continue Reading

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On The RockBeat: Pavement Pounding By Ed Day

Posted on 25 June 2013 by Editor

As the summer heats up to near broiling, there is no rest on the campaign trail for Rockland County Executive candidates.

DaywithDogs2Republican candidate Ed Day brought his campaign to the central village of Sloatsburg and the western edge of Ramapo this past weekend, accompanied by familiar Sloatsburger Marino Fontana, where some businesses are thriving and some are plain diving. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Library Welcomes New Trustee

Posted on 24 June 2013 by Editor

Mayor Carl Wright welcomed a new Sloatsburg Public Library Trustee on board last week.

D&theMayorDarrell Frasier, who many people know from his Tuxedo store, BackHome Antiques, was appointed to be the 6th member of the library Board of Trustees at a special Village board meeting earlier in June. Continue Reading

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A Long Day With a Super Moon

Posted on 21 June 2013 by Editor

The sun rose this Summer Solstice, splashing the sky in color. And that means the longest day of the year will unwind today.

SunriseovertheRamaposThanks to local photographer Geoff Welch for stepping out and snapping a perfect sunrise.

It’s Summer Solstice weekend and school’s officially out for the summer, too.

The Sloatsburg Community Pool regular summer hours begins Saturday, June 22, with the the pool staying open until 9 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Monday through Thursday the pool stays open until 8 p.m.

The Community Pool opens daily at noon during the summer. Continue Reading

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Mayor For A Day

Posted on 19 June 2013 by Editor

Dressed in his finest charcoal suit and bangs gelled to a stylish peak, young Frankie Tinelli hit the ground running Tuesday as Honorary Mayor for a Day in Suffern.

SuffernMayorforaDay“Knowing that I’m actually mayor for a day, it was fantastic,” said Frankie in his first big official TV news interview with News12 reporter Ty Millburn.

Young Mayor Tinelli was also fast to grasp the complexities of public life. Continue Reading

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Summer Showdown Comedy Competition

Posted on 17 June 2013 by Editor

The basic recipe for success in the world of entertainment: make it hot locally or make it not. Well, Eric Albert and company at Slaughter Stand-Up are turning up the heat.

Starting Monday night, June 17, the comedy company will be holding court at Characters Restaurant in Sloatsburg during Summer Showdown, a round robin of comic competition, where the bottom line is make me laugh or leave the stage. Continue Reading

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Life Amid The Mountain Laurel

Posted on 14 June 2013 by Editor

The Mountain Laurel bloom peaked this week in the surrounding hills of Sloatsburg and beyond. Local photographer Geoff Welch caught shots of the blooming beauties just before the rain set in. Continue Reading

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