Archive | February, 2015

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Jenny Kirby Honored By Rockland County AOH

Posted on 27 February 2015 by Editor

JennyKirbydoorwayWMMost in Sloatsburg know Jenny Kirby from her long days and generous ways at Characters Bar and Restaurant, where she can often be found working the dining room floor evenings, helping out wait staff or just chatting with regular customers. Continue Reading

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Historical Sloatsburg Cemetery Gets Eagle Scout Treatment

Posted on 23 February 2015 by Editor

A recent Eagle Scout project repaired remnants of an entrance piller to the Sloatsburg Cemetery as well as cleaned some 50 veteran grave markers.

A recent Eagle Scout project repaired remnants of an entrance piller to the Sloatsburg Cemetery as well as cleaned some 50 veteran grave markers.

Boy Scouts working on earning Eagle Scout wings have been involved in various projects around Sloatsburg the past several years. Continue Reading

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Leaky Pipes Lead To Discovery Of Overcrowded Apartment

Posted on 20 February 2015 by Editor

Leaky pipes led to a series of more serious code violations at a Village of Suffern property with multi-family homes serving as apartment rentals this past week. Continue Reading

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The Bane Of Bucolic Bedroom Communities

Posted on 18 February 2015 by Editor

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The Town of Tuxedo suffered the scrutiny of an assessment by the Times Herald-Record Sunday, which reported that behind “the facade of wealth and exclusivity, the town can barely pays its bills.”

Perhaps it’s a bane of bedroom communities, the lack of local commerce and identifiable cultural identity; but the corridor that winds through Sloatsburg and Tuxedo appears to be suffering from an economic malaise. There are any number of shuttered businesses along Rt. 17, some empty for years now. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Library Celebrates Mardi Gras & Other Fun

Posted on 17 February 2015 by Editor

Fat Tuesday has arrived, which marks the official day of Mardi Gras, the biggest and final day of the long Mardi Gras seasonal celebration in New Orleans that begins on Twelfth Night. The finale of parading and celebration takes place today in New Orleans, before Ash Wednesday and the time Lent which leads to Easter. Continue Reading

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Throwing Shade Over Fifty Shades

Posted on 13 February 2015 by Editor

50shadesatlafayette1With the red menace of Valentine’s Day bearing down, there was another, more local, dust up that just happened — the opening of the movie Fifty Shades of Grey at Suffern’s Lafayette Theater. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Indoor Farmers’ Market Saturday

Posted on 13 February 2015 by Editor

Look for your fresh eggs and homegrown meats as your favorite vendors meet at the Tuxedo Train Station Saturday. The Winter Indoor Market gathers at 10 a.m. on Valentine’s Day and runs through 2 p.m. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Builds A Bonfire (Postponed)

Posted on 11 February 2015 by Editor

The Town of Tuxedo invites residents to Powerhouse Park Saturday to celebrate with an annual bonfire blaze.

The Town of Tuxedo invites residents to Powerhouse Park Saturday to celebrate with an annual bonfire blaze.

Note: The Bonfire Blaze event has been postponed with a new date yet to be set. The impending high winds and arctic temperatures blowing through this weekend are responsible for the cancellation.

With a pause in the recent winter weather, Tuxedo will celebrate community Saturday night by hosting the annual Night Brightening Blaze Bonfire at Powerhouse Park. Continue Reading

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Suffern Approves Bridge Loan To Get Through Fiscal Year

Posted on 05 February 2015 by Editor

Recent Suffern Village Board meeting with yellow shirts in support of DPW workers.

Recent Suffern Village Board meeting with yellow shirts in support of DPW workers looking for overtime pay. Suffern’s cash on hand problem made it necessary for the village to seek a bridge loan through the end of its fiscal year.

The Suffern Village Hall parking lot was filled to capacity Wednesday night, with the village auditorium itself populated by yellow shirts showing support for the Department of Public Work. What followed at Suffern Village Board meeting was a study in local politics, civic history and a lesson in how to skate across the old municipal bankruptcy pond, whistling all the while and hoping that the ice will hold. Continue Reading

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Suffern Looks To Borrow Its Way Out Of Fiscal Pinch

Posted on 04 February 2015 by Editor

The ghosts of budgets past are haunting the Village of Suffern.

The groans of stress from poor fiscal choices are now loud enough that they’ve spilled out of Village Hall and into the press and public alike. Continue Reading

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5:00 pm Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The 32nd Annual Sloatsburg Halloween Parade takes place Saturday, October 28. Costumes encouraged. There will be prizes given in several categories for best costumes. Assembly for the event takes place at 5 p.m. at the[...]