Archive | June, 2015

All Aboard: Yellow Harriman Bus Starts Service Around Park

Posted on 29 June 2015 by Editor

The Harriman Yellow Shuttle Bus is another step toward making the Tuxedo/Sloatsburg corridor at gateway to Harriman State Park. The effort, led by Suzy Allman of MyHarriman, also partners with A Better Tuxedo and the Tuxedo Chamber of Commerce.

MyHarriman, joined by partners A Better Tuxedo and the Tuxedo Chamber of Commerce, have launched a new Harriman Yellow Shuttle Bus to take Harriman Park hikers deeper into the park.

All aboard — a big yellow bus is all set to take visitors to Harriman State Park for a ride deeper into the park.  Want to stop at Sebago Cabin Camp or the driveway to Baker Camp? No probelm. Want to hit the Long Path Access before lunchtime? Take a ride on the bus.  Continue Reading

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Rockland Water Task Force findings counter UWNY desal data

Posted on 29 June 2015 by Editor

Amy Vickers presents her analysis of water use in Rockland County at a public meeting held by the Rockland County Water Task Force.

Amy Vickers presents her analysis of water use in Rockland County at a public meeting held by the Rockland County Water Task Force.

While United Water New York presses forward to raise water rates some $49 million dollars, impacting every customer in Rockland County, a new report by water conservation and efficiency expert Amy Vickers indicated there’s no shortage of Rockland water, given a measurable “15%-25% untapped capacity within UWNY system.” Continue Reading

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Suffern Middle School students get in the spirit with Lip Dub

Posted on 23 June 2015 by Editor

Set up for the finale shot of the Suffern Middle School Lip Dub to Heroes (We Could Be), produced Monday by the school's Kindness Crusaders club.

Set up for the finale shot of the Suffern Middle School Lip Dub to Heroes (We Could Be), produced Monday by the school’s Kindness Crusaders club.

With the clock ticking down to early dismissal days, Suffern Middle School students had time to produce a school-wide Lib Dub on Monday. Continue Reading

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Get Ready for Summer Reading at the Sloatsburg Library

Posted on 22 June 2015 by Editor

Ready. Set. Read.

Join the fun at the Sloatsburg Library Summer Reading Kick Off on Monday, June 29, at 11 a.m.

Join the fun at the Sloatsburg Library Summer Reading Kick Off on Monday, June 29, at 11 a.m.

The Sloatsburg Library’s popular Summer Reading program kicks off next Monday, June 29, with a special collection of twisted tales by ScienceTellers. The Summer Reading effort signs kids up to a fun book-reading regimen over the the course of the summer that includes prizes and a whole host of related activities and programs. Continue Reading

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Base Camp Tuxedo at Tuxedo Train Station attracts a crowd

Posted on 19 June 2015 by Editor

Speaker&Suds ClimbingIt’s a new and improved edition of the instantly popular Base Camp Tuxedo, co-sponsored by MyHarriman and the Tuxedo Chamber of Commerce. Saturday’s Speaker and Suds: Climbing Edition will feature a Harriman State Park rock climbing presentation from the folks at the Powerlinez. Continue Reading

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Rattlesnakes and nature walks at Harmony Hall Saturday

Posted on 18 June 2015 by Editor

Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg will host a Summer Solstice Celebration on Saturday, June 20, from 2 p.m. through 5 p.m. that will include nature walks and arts & crafts for kids.

Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg will host a Summer Solstice Celebration on Saturday, June 20, from 2 p.m. through 5 p.m. that will include nature walks and arts & crafts for kids.

Saturday offers the opportunity to hike up the Harmony Hall Trail to Liberty Rock and also learn all about those local neighbors living nearby — rattlesnakes. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg’s Thomas Bollatto leaves Board of Education

Posted on 17 June 2015 by Editor

Tuesday’s Ramapo Central School Board meeting marked the end of an era as Sloatsburg’s Thomas F. Bollatto, Jr. took his last turn as a Board of Education member. Continue Reading

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High School Seniors Leave School Halls For Last Time

Posted on 16 June 2015 by Editor

Just like that school has ended for many students. The end of high school. All those long mornings of bathroom bustle and dash to the bus stops, agitation over homework, anticipation of snow days, counting out time to the school calendar, all suddenly gone.

The comfortably schedule from childhood through teen years one day ends. Continue Reading

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A Picture Perfect Sloatsburg Olympic Day

Posted on 15 June 2015 by Editor

Friday proved a perfect day for Sloatsburg Elementary School’s annual Olympic Day, that right of passage where kids take to the field for competition to cap the school year. Continue Reading

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Suffern Girls relay team captures state title

Posted on 14 June 2015 by Editor

SuffernXT-TFThe Suffern Girls Track Team experienced all sorts of goodness at the weekend NY state championship meet in Albany Friday and Saturday.

Senior Imani Solani broke the tape in the 200 meters, winning her first state outdoor title in a personal best time of 24.16. And Suffern’s sophomore sensation Kam McIntosh rocked the stadium with a state meet record in her championship 800 meter final at 2:05.63. Continue Reading

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Dec
9
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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[...]