Archive | June, 2014

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Celebrate Good Things At The Community Fields Saturday

Posted on 27 June 2014 by Editor

Sometimes memories can live in our heads or can live in the acts we do to remember those lost.

JasonHruscik6thmemorial2Many locals are familiar with the story of Sloatsburger Jason Hruscik, who died suddenly in his sleep some six years ago now. Jason’s passing shocked his friends and family. Hruscik was young and healthy, a former runner for Suffern High School who taught at P.S. 85 in the Bronx and appeared to be just getting started in life.

The family was asked at the time about donating Jason’s organs, and that seemingly simple act lives on today. Continue Reading

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Fizz, Boom – Summer Reading Has Arrived

Posted on 26 June 2014 by Editor

If you want to know where all the kids of Sloatsburg will be gathering on Friday afternoon, look no further than the Sloatsburg Library. Read for fun prizes this summer. Read for fun. And read throughout the summer, Sloatsburg kids certainly do. Continue Reading

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School’s Out For Mrs. Zeidman

Posted on 26 June 2014 by Editor

The graduation ceremony of Sloatsburg Elementary School’s fifth grade class of 2014 marks another important occasion – the last official graduating class Michele Zeidman has helped shepherd through the halls of the school. Continue Reading

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Ed Day Pitches Public Hearing To Connect Tuxedo Farms To Rockland Sewers

Posted on 24 June 2014 by Editor

While the Town of Tuxedo has been preoccupied with the Genting Americas Sterling Forest casino proposal, there were signs of life on the other large development in the area — Tuxedo Farms, also known as Tuxedo Reserve.

Rockland County Executive Ed Day

    Rockland County Executive Ed Day

Rockland County Executive Ed Day made a move Tuesday night to set in motion and allow Tuxedo Farms to hook into Rockland County Sewer District 1, instead of TF’s upgrading the town’s sewer infrastructure. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Moves To Meet NY Gaming Commission June Deadline

Posted on 23 June 2014 by Editor

Town of Tuxedo residents have a plateful of change to consider Monday and Tuesday as there will be two Public Hearings — one on gaming and one to change George F. Baker High School to the Tuxedo STEM Academy Conversion Charter School. Continue Reading

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Ramapo Town Council Still Rumbling

Posted on 23 June 2014 by Editor

(L to R): Councilman Yitzchok Ullman; Councilman Daniel Friedman; Town Supervisor Christopher P. St. Lawrence; Councilwoman Brendel Logan; Councilman Patrick Withers.

(L to R): Councilman Yitzchok Ullman; Councilman Daniel Friedman; Town Supervisor Christopher P. St. Lawrence; Councilwoman Brendel Logan; Councilman Patrick Withers.

Daniel Friedman began his career as a Ramapo Town Council member through a special appointment by Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence in 2010. Although Friedman’s official Ramapo voting record since that time has supported the Supervisor’s initiatives, the councilman from Spring Valley has also publicly distanced himself from St. Lawrence. Continue Reading

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The Long Summer Day Arrives

Posted on 21 June 2014 by Editor

By Geoff Welch

SSflower2014Summer arrived in the Ramapo Valley this morning as Creeping Bellflowers (Campanula rapunculoides) opened in the still chilly morning sunrays on the lawn of Harmony Hall. Continue Reading

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Lafayette Theater Celebrates With Puppets And Willy Wonka

Posted on 20 June 2014 by Editor

There’ll be puppets and popcorn, an old movie favorite and even a special Golden Ticket Raffle to win a one year free family pass to the Lafayette Theater in Suffern.

Lafayette90yearsThe civic celebration takes place Sunday, June 22, when the historic Lafayette Theater holds its second 90th Anniversary of the year – in case you missed the first. A pillar of the Ramapo community and backbone of Suffern’s business district, the Lafayette has weathered more changes in weather and attitude than your grandmother. The doors for Sunday’s special event open at 1 p.m. Tickets for the celebration are a pricey 25¢ — all tickets will be sold at the door with no pre-sale tickets available. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Works On Host Agreement For Genting Resort Plan

Posted on 18 June 2014 by Editor

TuxedogamingJobs, increased property values, customers for businesses, a Thruway bypass, local economic development — these propositions are but a few of the favorite things put forward by proponents of the gaming game now in play in Orange County. Continue Reading

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Comedy Summer Showdown At Characters

Posted on 17 June 2014 by Editor

Summer comedy has come to Characters, so there shouldn’t be any complaining about laughing out loud at what someone just said.

Check out the comedy shows at Characters in Sloatsburg - all this week.

Check out the comedy shows at Characters all this week & next.

The crew at Slaughter Stand-Up has used Characters in Sloatsburg, NY as a base for monthly comedy shows the past couple of years. The Slaughter Summer Showdown is the group’s summer comedy extravaganza – with  round one running this week, Tuesday, June 17 and Thursday and Friday, June 19 and 20. This week’s shows are free and take place in Characters upstairs lounge. Continue Reading

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6:00 pm Sloatsburg Complete Streets Proj... @ Village Hall
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Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sloatsburg Complete Streets Project Status Update @ Village Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The New York Department of Transportation and Village of Sloatsburg will resume the Complete Streets Project on Tuesday, February 13, at 6 p.m. at the Sloatsburg Municipal Building. The Village Board will host the NYSDOT[...]