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

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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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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
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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[...]