Archive | November, 2014

Casino Deadlines And Other Tuxedo News

Posted on 30 November 2014 by Editor

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The casino endgame draws near as the Gaming Facility Location Board has set Wednesday, December 17, as the for its last official meeting — and the day it may announce publicly one or more casino locations.

The winding road of New York’s casino process is nearing an end as December appears to be the month the NY Gaming Commission will announce locations for at least one of the available licenses. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Caroling And Other Village Traditions

Posted on 29 November 2014 by Editor

Now that the season’s first snow has fallen, melted and turned to crusty ice, the winter holidays are officially here. The Village of Sloatsburg has a busy week lined up that includes its annual reorganization meeting, a Veterans Day Program and, next weekend, the Sloatsburg Memorial Post 1643 Christmas Train, caroling through the village center, and the tree lighting ceremony. Continue Reading

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Suffern D.A.R.E. Bucket Drive And Other Village News

Posted on 28 November 2014 by Editor

SuffernSignholidaysNote: The Village of Suffern Annual Christmas Parade has been moved to Sunday, December 7, at 5 p.m. 

If you happen to be driving through the Village of Suffern this Black Friday look to pitch in. The Suffern Police Benevolent Association will be conducting its annual Bucket Drive at the corner of Lafayette & Washington Avenue, collecting coins and other funds for its holiday toy drive. Continue Reading

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Community Volunteers Contibute To The Success Of The Sloatsburg UMC Food Pantry

Posted on 25 November 2014 by Editor

Volunteers work to put together special Thanksgiving boxes at the Sloatsburg UMC Food Pantry, which serves the surrounding community.

Volunteers work to put together special Thanksgiving boxes at the Sloatsburg UMC Food Pantry, which serves the surrounding community by providing much needed food assistance.

Laughter and light chatter wafted up the hallway leading to the basement of the old chapel at the Sloatsburg UMC Food Pantry Monday morning. The occasion was a gathering of community volunteers who came together to prepare the Food Pantry’s enormous Thanksgiving effort for area families in need. Continue Reading

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Local Scouts Hold Successful Holiday Food Drive

Posted on 24 November 2014 by Editor

Scouts from Troop 2146  that serves Sloatsburg and Tuxedo sort food from a food drive that collected some 700 pounds for those in need.

Scouts from Troop 2146, which serves Sloatsburg and Tuxedo, sort food from a food drive that collected some 700 pounds for those in the surrounding community in need this holiday season. / Photo via Troop 2146

Thanksgiving marks one of the busiest times of year for the local food pantry. And once again, the Boy Scouts from Troop 2146 which serves the Tuxedo and Sloatsburg communities, organized an effort that helped stock the shelves for the Sloatsburg UMC Food Pantry. Continue Reading

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Visit This Weekend’s Holiday Market At The Ramapo Senior Center

Posted on 20 November 2014 by Editor

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Browse and buy a few handcrafted gifts during the special Holiday Market at the Ramapo Senior Center Saturday and Sunday, November 22 and 23, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.

Even as northern New York continues to get pummeled by snow, look for the recent cold spell to ease this coming weekend. The Friends of Harmony Hall have your early holiday shopping needs covered with a Holiday Market at the Ramapo Senior Center, running all-day Saturday and Sunday. Continue Reading

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Suffern Girls Make History, Win State Volleyball Title

Posted on 17 November 2014 by Editor

Suffern High School continued its athletic excellence as the girls volleyball team finally climbed the mountain in Glen Falls, NY over the weekend to claim a Class AA State Championship. Led by senior Samantha Uline, the Mounties played rival Penfield and this time captured the title Sunday, November 17. Continue Reading

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Sterling Forest Resort DEIS Shows Casino Impact

Posted on 14 November 2014 by Editor

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Rendering of the proposed Sterling Forest Resort and Casino, with a 10-story covered parking garage, extending 1,100 feet to the rear of the development (click image for full view).

If Genting Americas builds its gaming behemoth, nestled neatly in Sterling Forest Park in Tuxedo, there will be plenty of parking for a Friday night roll of the dice.

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The Sloatsburg Library Cooks Up Local Classes and Programs

Posted on 12 November 2014 by Editor

The staff at the Sloatsburg Public Library has been busy cooking up a calendar of events that serves the local community, from children’s crafts to making chocolate treats and any number of holiday-related activities. Continue Reading

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Sterling Forest Celebrates New Trail As Tuxedo Waits For Casino News

Posted on 10 November 2014 by Editor

Hikers gather at the Doris Duke Trail dedication in Sterling Forest Park / Photo by Geoff Welch

Hikers gather at the Doris Duke Trail dedication in Sterling Forest Park / Photo by Geoff Welch

The vast fortune that was even too much for Doris Duke to spend down in her lifetime continues to benefit in all manner of ways. Continue Reading

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Calendar

Nov
18
Sat
9:00 am Veterans Holiday Food Basket @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Veterans Holiday Food Basket @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Veterans Holiday Food Basket @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The Village of Sloatsburg is reaching out to local veterans about the upcoming Veterans Holiday Food Basket. Local veterans are invited to the Sloatsburg Fire Hall on Saturday morning, November 18, at 9 a.m. to[...]
10:00 am Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn
Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Craft vendors and artists from across the Hudson Valley will be gathering in Sloatsburg in mid-November as the Valley Rock Inn hosts its first Art & Craft Fair. The weekend event takes place Saturday and[...]
Nov
19
Sun
10:00 am Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn
Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Craft vendors and artists from across the Hudson Valley will be gathering in Sloatsburg in mid-November as the Valley Rock Inn hosts its first Art & Craft Fair. The weekend event takes place Saturday and[...]
Dec
9
Sat
6:00 pm Sloatsburg Food Pantry Fundraiser @ St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo
Sloatsburg Food Pantry Fundraiser @ St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sloatsburg Food Pantry Fundraiser @ St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo | Tuxedo Park | New York | United States
The Sloatsburg Food Pantry is hosting a Holiday Concert fundraiser on Saturday, December 9, at 6 p.m., at St. Mary’s-in-Tuxedo Episcopal Church. The Rockland County Concert Band will play a variety of festive holiday songs, and[...]