Archive | July, 2015

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Club Soda and the return of Jo to the Suffern Board

Posted on 30 July 2015 by Editor

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Suffern Special Board Meeting / Photo courtesy of Suffern Videos

Michael Curley’s next act in Suffern got interrupted by an unexpected intermission at Wednesday’s special Village Board meeting. Continue Reading

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Harmony Hall – where renovation looks a like a haunted house

Posted on 29 July 2015 by Editor

Harmony Hall got a visit from The Journal News to follow up on a tip that the old Jacob Sloat House, a Town of Ramapo property, was left in a state of disrepair -- it isn't, just in the middle of a long renovation project.

Harmony Hall got a visit from The Journal News to follow up on a tip that the old Jacob Sloat House, a Town of Ramapo property, was left in a state of disrepair — it isn’t, just in the middle of a long renovation project. /Photo by Geoff Welch

Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg has left an impression on someone in the community. The Journal News recently received a message inquiring whether LoHud would be interested in running a story on the condition of the old Jacob Sloat House. Photos were attached and the tipper called the rambling mansion “a dump.” The message was clear — the Town of Ramapo had allowed one of its Open Space historical properties to fall into disrepair. Continue Reading

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Hayward’s Deli holds raffle to benefit the Sloatsburg Food Pantry

Posted on 28 July 2015 by Editor

By Geoff Welch
Every little bit helps. Hayward’s Deli & Market in Sloatsburg is known for its brisk lunchtime sandwich business and community generosity — especially Hayward’s support for the Sloatsburg UMC Food Pantry. Continue Reading

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The Ward and Board special election ballots finally get counted

Posted on 27 July 2015 by Editor

ward6sloatsburgThe vote counting begins at the Town of Ramapo on Wednesday, July 29. It’s been some 10 months since Ramapo voters went to the polls to vote on two ballot initiatives: one called for increasing the Town Board from four to six members, while the other sought to establish a town wide ward system, where town board members would be elected by voters from apportioned sections of the town.

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Dog Days Flea Market sets up Saturday in Sloatsburg

Posted on 24 July 2015 by Editor

The third annual Dog Days of Summer flea market and yard sale takes place on the Great Lawn at Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg, NY. Saturday, July 25, from 9am to 5pm.

The third annual Dog Days of Summer flea market and yard sale takes place on the Great Lawn at Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg, NY. Saturday, July 25, from 9am to 5pm.

The third annual Dog Days of Summer Great Lawn sale at Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg, NY, where a whole collective of some 25 plus community vendors gathers until after 5 p.m. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo-Harriman Shuttle Needs Weekend Volunteers

Posted on 23 July 2015 by Editor

The Tuxedo-Harriman Shuttle could use a few fun volunteers. If you have a free Saturday or Sunday available, think about taking a morning ride through Harriman State Park, taking bus tickets and giving drop-off directions to the bus driver. Continue Reading

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Suffern works to build a viable Trail Town vibe

Posted on 21 July 2015 by Editor

Tuxedo is not the only western Hudson Valley community with Trail Town aspirations. The Village of Suffern borders the eastern edge of Harriman State Park and a local park-friendly coalition has been hard at work taking concrete steps to turn talk into action.

Alexandria Lopez of the Suffern Chamber of Commerce and Rockland County Legislative Chair Alden Wolfe show new park-friendly signage coming soon to Suffern, as the village positions itself as an attractive destination for park adventurers.

Alexandria Evans of the Suffern Chamber of Commerce and Rockland County Legislative Chair Alden Wolfe show new park-friendly signage coming soon to Suffern, as the village positions itself as an attractive destination for park adventurers.

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What’s Going On At Ramapo Town Hall?

Posted on 20 July 2015 by Editor

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The Town of Ramapo, including Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence and Brendel Logan-Charles, was recently served court papers related to a lawsuit by Resolution Energy. St. Lawrence and Logan-Charles stand together right-center in the above photo.

Just as the Town of Ramapo readies to finally count those controversial Ward ballots comes more strangeness. Continue Reading

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Assemblymember Ellen Jaffe visits Suffern Farmers’ Market

Posted on 17 July 2015 by Editor

There’ll be music and hikers and market goods all around Sloatsburg this weekend.

Residents can show NY Assemblymember Ellen Jaffe support Saturday during her stop at the Suffern Farmers Market from 10 a.m. through 1 p.m. 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[...]