Archive | May, 2015

Bam, Pow, Sloatsburg Elementary Art Students Shine

Posted on 27 May 2015 by Editor

Sloatsburg Elementary art students went all out this year to produce an epic art show. With POP Goes the Hero as the theme, art students explored their inner superhero. Continue Reading

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Suffern’s Mayor for a Day

Posted on 26 May 2015 by Editor

The Mayor of Suffern recently made the rounds, especially taking time out to thank the Suffern Police Department for “protecting the animals and pets” who live in the Suffern community. Continue Reading

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A Community Celebration of Service to Country

Posted on 24 May 2015 by Editor

Sunnyside's Bar & Grill was the sight of a recent dinner celebrating Sloatsburg's WWII veterans.

Sunnyside’s Bar & Grill was the sight of a recent dinner celebrating Sloatsburg’s WWII veterans.

Sloatsburg’s fabulous five WWII veterans were celebrated during a recent dinner at Sunnyside’s Bar & Grill. Continue Reading

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Carnival Lights Shine In Sloatsburg’s Community Field

Posted on 21 May 2015 by Editor

joanofarcsignThe Memorial Day weekend is shaping up to be sunny, with carnival lights set to light up Sloatsburg Community Field Thursday evening.

The weather promises to cooperate this year for the St. Joan of Arc Church Carnival’s four-day stay. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo votes to give George F. Baker a chance

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Editor

Tuxedo said no to the no George F. Baker High School​ school board candidates. Voters rejected candidates who voiced doubt regarding the high school’s viability after losing Greenwood Lake students, even though only 130 students in 7 through 12 grade are currently scheduled to be enrolled at George Baker in the fall. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Residents Vote Tuesday For A School At A Crossroad

Posted on 19 May 2015 by Editor

Tuxedo residents go to the polls Tuesday to fill three open seats on the Tuxedo Union Free School Board. Residents will also vote on the district’s proposed $14 million school budget, with a tax levy of 1.69%. Continue Reading

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Ramapo Central School Board controversies & other concerns

Posted on 18 May 2015 by Editor

The fiscal squeeze in the Ramapo Central School District has abated some since the critical 2013-14 budget crunch, though Sloatsburg Elementary School did lose the library services, Family Resource Center, Homework Club, and Camp Mariah. Continue Reading

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Suffern Middle School Students Wander Through Washington

Posted on 15 May 2015 by Editor

The kids are alright – Suffern Middle School 8th graders, that is. The annual trip to the nations capitol is finishing up its last day on Friday, May 15.

Students then traveled back home by bus and were picked up at the Rockland County Community Parking Lot. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Holds Village Wide Sale Saturday

Posted on 15 May 2015 by Editor

Residents around Sloatsburg set up Saturday for the annual Village Wide Garage Sale. Don’t mind the cloudy skies. Continue Reading

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Suffern Takes Up Orange Avenue As Other Issues Simmer

Posted on 11 May 2015 by Editor

The vacant Suffern VFW property has surfaced as a divisive issue for the Board of Trustees. The VFW agreed to sale the property to the village in an apparent win-win deal but that agreement has now come under scrutiny.

The vacant Suffern VFW property has surfaced as a divisive issue for the Board of Trustees. The VFW agreed to sale the property to the village in an apparent win-win agreement that has now come under increased scrutiny.

Suffern Village Board meetings have lately become lively political theater with a dash of community confession. While Orange Avenue development project finally makes its way back onto the agenda at Monday night’s meeting, there are other, unresolved issues bubbling about under the Roberts-Rules-of-Order surface. Continue Reading

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Calendar

Dec
16
Sat
9:00 am Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall
Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
A special Holiday Food Basket giveaway will take place on Saturday, December 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Village of Sloatsburg Fire Hall. Items include frozen turkey and fixings and desert for[...]
Dec
17
Sun
2:00 pm Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall
Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
As the days grow shorter, we prepare to welcome the Winter Solstice on Sunday, December 17th from 2-4 PM at the mansion! Join Geoff Welch and musical guests guitarist Alpha Halvorsen and percussionist Christina Stefenelli[...]