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
24
Fri
7:00 pm Beauty and the Beast @ George F. Baker High School Auditorium
Beauty and the Beast @ George F. Baker High School Auditorium
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beauty and the Beast @ George F. Baker High School Auditorium | Tuxedo Park | New York | United States
The George F. Baker High School Spring Musical gets underway Friday night, March 24, at 7 p.m. This year will see Giselle and Gaston and the Beast, as the musical program puts on the always popular[...]
7:00 pm Fiddler on the Roof @ Suffern High School
Fiddler on the Roof @ Suffern High School
Mar 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fiddler on the Roof @ Suffern High School | Suffern | New York | United States
The Suffern High School Spring Musical made its rounds to all the district schools on Monday and is now ready for the stage. This year’s production of Fiddler on the Roof springs to life on[...]
Mar
25
Sat
7:00 pm Beauty and the Beast @ George F. Baker High School Auditorium
Beauty and the Beast @ George F. Baker High School Auditorium
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Beauty and the Beast @ George F. Baker High School Auditorium | Tuxedo Park | New York | United States
The George F. Baker High School Spring Musical gets underway Friday night, March 24, at 7 p.m. This year will see Giselle and Gaston and the Beast, as the musical program puts on the always popular[...]
7:00 pm Fiddler on the Roof @ Suffern High School
Fiddler on the Roof @ Suffern High School
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fiddler on the Roof @ Suffern High School | Suffern | New York | United States
The Suffern High School Spring Musical made its rounds to all the district schools on Monday and is now ready for the stage. This year’s production of Fiddler on the Roof springs to life on[...]
Apr
15
Sat
1:00 pm Sloatsburg Easter Egg Hunt @ St. Mary's Church Villa
Sloatsburg Easter Egg Hunt @ St. Mary's Church Villa
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sloatsburg Easter Egg Hunt @ St. Mary's Church Villa | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Spring will arrive just in time for the annual Easter Egg Hunt for Village of Sloatsburg Children at St. Mary’s Villa. The festive afternoon celebration and egg hunt takes place Saturday, April 15, at 1 p.m. Sponsored[...]
Apr
22
Sat
11:00 am Sloatsburg Community Cleanup @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Sloatsburg Community Cleanup @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sloatsburg Community Cleanup @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Join in to Keep Rockland Beautiful on Sunday, April 22, when Sloatsburg community members join as part of the Great America Cleanup effort. Volunteer will meet at the Municipal parking lot at Village Hall at 11[...]
3:00 pm Bruce Price Lecture @ Tuxedo Historical Society
Bruce Price Lecture @ Tuxedo Historical Society
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bruce Price Lecture @ Tuxedo Historical Society | Tuxedo Park | New York | United States
Save the date for this one … a lecture on Bruce Price, the architect extraordinaire of Tuxedo Park. That constellation of  A-frame houses down by the Tuxedo Park Library — also Bruce Price designs. The Tuxedo Historical[...]