Archive | January, 2015

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Bestselling Author Kathryn Harrison Comes To Tuxedo Park Library

Posted on 31 January 2015 by Editor

Kathryn Harrison first lit up the literary world with her memoir The Kiss, a controversial tale of seduction and desire that bared her private life to the world. With the explosive don’t look-don’t look-I must look incestuous story of life with father came much public scrutiny. Harrison responded by doing what writers do — continued to write. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Hosts NYS Assemblymember Brabenec Swearing In

Posted on 29 January 2015 by Editor

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New York State Assemblyman Karl Brabenec takes his oath of office before an audience of Sloatsburg Elementary students on January 16 / Photo courtesy Ramapo Central Schools

Sloatsburg Elementary students got a front-row glimpse of government in action as witnesses of the ceremonial swearing-in of New York State Assemblymember Karl Brabenec in their school gymnasium on January 16. Continue Reading

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Gus Stritmater, Sr. Remembered

Posted on 28 January 2015 by Editor

One of Sloatsburg’s most senior residents passed away last Friday at the age of 98 years, surrounded by family. Continue Reading

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Snow Storm Juno Just Skirts Rockland County

Posted on 27 January 2015 by Editor

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Village of Sloatsburg Department of Public Works out plowing local roads after January snowfall.

The big snow dump expected from the Nor’Easter Juno didn’t quite reach Rockland County.  Although New York City practically shut down Monday evening in preparation for what some considered a possible historic storm, the wind and snow bands of the storm did manage to drop more than a foot of snow in northern Long Island. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Prepares For Snow Day

Posted on 26 January 2015 by Editor

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Sloatsburg Mayor Carl Wright cautioned residents about parking along the shoulder of village roads in order to maintain clear paths for the Department of Public Works snow plowing.

While the impending snowmageddon of nor’easter Juno slowly makes its way to Rockland County, even New Jersey Transit will shut down rail service at 10 p.m. Monday night, January 26, with the last departures at 8 p.m. Continue Reading

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Nor’easter Juno Is About To Blow Through

Posted on 26 January 2015 by Editor

noreasterjunoAs the entire northeastern seaboard prepares for the nor’easter named Juno, state and local agencies have battened the hatches for what New York Mayor Bill DeBlasio has called it possibly one for the record books. Continue Reading

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Suffern Track Teams Show Strengths At Own Indoor Invitational

Posted on 22 January 2015 by Editor

SuffernXT-TFThe Suffern track teams flexed a bit of early season muscle at the annual Suffern Indoor Invitational meet last week. The Mounties hosted schools from all over the Rockland County and the Hudson Valley at Rockland Community College on Friday, January 16, with the girls team taking first place while the boys finished third. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg WWII Vets Wanted For Spring Honor Flight

Posted on 20 January 2015 by Editor

Hudson Valley Honor Flight is helping fly WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. for day trips to various national monuments.

Hudson Valley Honor Flight is helping fly WWII veterans to Washington, D.C. for day trips to various national monuments.

It’s been 70 years now since the U.S. officially entered WWII, after declaring war on Japan the day after Pearl Harbor in 1941. Continue Reading

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Sunday Wintry Weather Saw Sloatsburg Traffic Snarl

Posted on 19 January 2015 by Editor

Dawn on Marlin Luther King, Jr. Day lent much-needed sun and color after a dreary Sunday of icy rain. / Photo by Geoff Welch

Dawn on Marlin Luther King, Jr. Day lent much-needed sun and color after a dreary Sunday of icy rain. / Photo by Geoff Welch

The beautiful dawn on Monday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, brought blues skies and much-needed sunshine from weekend icy conditions. Continue Reading

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Celebrate Life At Hayward’s Deli

Posted on 14 January 2015 by Editor

For some 10 years now Hayward’s Deli & Market has been serving up customers, both the early morning rush hour crowd and noon lunch lines.  Continue Reading

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Calendar

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[...]