Archive | May, 2014

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NYPD K-9 Unit visits Tuxedo/Sloatsburg Cub Scout Pack 46

Posted on 31 May 2014 by Editor

The Cub Scouts of Sloatsburg and Tuxedo learned recently what it takes to be a dog on the New York Police force, while discovering that it’s hard to hide anything from a police dog. Continue Reading

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Friday Night Live Comedy At Characters

Posted on 30 May 2014 by Editor

The monthly live Slaughter Stand-Up comedy celebration rolls into Characters Friday night with a diverse group of comics that should keep the upstairs room crackling and tense. The evening’s host will be Paul Byrne with “the first lady of Slaughter Stand-Up” Stephanie Vanacore set to headline the night. Continue Reading

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Proposed Pilgrim Oil Pipeline To Skirt Sloatsburg

Posted on 28 May 2014 by Editor

Proposed route of Pilgrim Pipeline Co. oil pipeline that winds through the Ramapo Aquifer

Proposed Pilgrim Pipeline Co. oil pipeline that winds through the Ramapo Aquifer.

PP_Mayflower-webMany people have heard faint rumors of the Bakken oil boom in western North Dakota, with Williston, ND officially dubbed as Boomtown, USA. Continue Reading

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Meals On Wheels Rockland Serves Fresh Soup In Sloatsburg

Posted on 27 May 2014 by Editor

The helping hands of Meals on Wheels Rockland set up a soup counter at the Sloatsburg United Methodist Church Food Pantry Tuesday afternoon to serve up helpings of homemade chicken soup. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Celebrates Memorial Day With Colorful Parade

Posted on 26 May 2014 by Editor

SloatsburgMemDay2014The Sloatsburg Memorial Day Parade was once again well-attended Monday morning, May 26, as residents lined the village center to see the colorful action. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg And Surroundings Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend

Posted on 25 May 2014 by Editor

The dark, heavy skies have apparently rained and moved on, leaving sunny blue for the rest of the Memorial Day weekend.

SloatsburgrrstationThe Village of Sloatsburg will be out celebrating not only the holiday but the village’s 85th birthday, as the village has joined with St. Joan of Arc Church to close out this year’s carnival with a bang. St. Joan and Sloatsburg have partnered to put on a planned good old fashioned fireworks display at the Sloatsburg Community Fields. Fireworks are planned for 9 p.m. Continue Reading

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Sewer Construction Is A Blast

Posted on 24 May 2014 by Editor

Sewer construction continues in the Pine Grove Lakes neighborhood of Sloatsburg, including the bang of sudden rock blasting.

Sewer construction continues in the Pine Grove Lakes neighborhood of Sloatsburg, including the bang of sudden rock blasting.

Some people in Pine Grove Lakes felt the blast Friday afternoon. Mid day there was a low loud bang – such as a big tree falling nearby – that reverberated throughout the neighborhood, from the low flatlands to higher up by Pine Grove Lake itself. Moments later, the pop of a smaller blast followed, but wasn’t nearly as foundation-shaking as the first. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Students Celebrate Village History

Posted on 23 May 2014 by Editor

Sloatsburg Village Historian Harrison Bush stands at the entrance to Sloatsburg Cemetery.

Sloatsburg Village Historian Harrison Bush stands at the entrance to Sloatsburg Cemetery.

With the long Memorial Day weekend here, let’s look back a moment to the recent annual Sloatsburg Elementary School fourth-graders history tour to historical points throughout the village. Continue Reading

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St. Joan Of Arc Carnival At Sloatsburg Community Fields

Posted on 22 May 2014 by Editor

A calendar slot time change wasn’t able to alter the weather for this week’s annual St. Joan of Arc Church Carnival at Sloatsburg’s Community Fields. But don’t let a little rainy weather prevent you from enjoying local carnival lights and rides — the carnival runs through Sundy, May 25. Continue Reading

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A Torney Valley Recovery Narrative Brings Together The Community

Posted on 21 May 2014 by Editor

Chuck Stead is known around Rockland County as a talker who can tell a particularly poignant tale or fluidly recall an important piece of local history. Or speak convincingly to a roomful of corporate lawyers, town officials and related officials to do the right thing. Continue Reading

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Calendar

Mar
13
Tue
7:00 pm NYSDOT Informational Meeting @ Sloatsburg Village Hall
NYSDOT Informational Meeting @ Sloatsburg Village Hall
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
NYSDOT Informational Meeting @ Sloatsburg Village Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The Village of Sloatsburg, in partnership with the New York State Department of Transportation Region 8, will hold a public informational meeting on Tuesday, March 13, at 7 p.m. at the Sloatsburg Fire Hall. The[...]
Mar
18
Sun
2:00 pm Vernal Equinox Celebration @ Harmony Hall
Vernal Equinox Celebration @ Harmony Hall
Mar 18 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Vernal Equinox Celebration @ Harmony Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
When the clocks spring forward near mid-March that means the Vernal Equinox has arrived. Join Harmony Hall Curator Geoff Welch on Sunday, March 18, from 2-4 p.m. when he hosts an afternoon celebrating the Vernal Equinox —[...]