Archive | October, 2015

Tags: ,

Montebello Bridge Is Open For Traffic

Posted on 30 October 2015 by Editor

After many interruptions and delays and local complaints of inconvenience, the final asphalt was put down and the long wait is over for the Montebello Road Bridge. Now it’s off to the backroads through Suffern and Montebello once again. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

A dimly lit room and other spooky fun at the Sloatsburg Library

Posted on 28 October 2015 by Editor

There are spooky sights and sounds in store for kids in Sloatsburg Thursday evening. Call it the dimly lit room. Call it the Haunted Library. Folks from the Friends of the Sloatsburg Library are presenting an evening of Halloween-related Haunted Happenings, part of which is converting the Library’s Community Room into bump and knock scary room. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Sloatsburg Halloween Parade Revisited

Posted on 24 October 2015 by Editor


The 30th Annual Sloatsburg Halloween Parade got underway Saturday evening at Eagle Valley Road and Rt. 17, with the Suffern High School Marching Band leading the way, naturally.

There’s no real picture here of the Suffern Marching Band rising up from the street as it crossed over the Ramapo River bridge on Seven Lakes Drives.

The drums hammered in syncopation Saturday evening, with band members stepping down Seven Lakes Drive as they led the parade to its final destination at Sloatsburg Elementary School. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: , , , ,

A friendly village kiosk could be just “that one thing”

Posted on 23 October 2015 by Editor

Your basic trailhead kiosk. This one, at Letchworth State Park in central New York State, shows trails, amenities, and pictures of viewpoints. A roof keeps you dry in the rain and a stamped concrete floor keeps your boots from getting muddy. On the opposite side is a description of park wildlife. / Courtesy of

Photo by Suzy Allman and courtesy of — a basic trailhead kiosk from Letchworth State Park in central New York State that shows trails, amenities, and pictures of viewpoints. A roof keeps you dry in the rain and a stamped concrete floor keeps your boots from getting muddy. On the opposite side is a description of park wildlife.

Sloatsburg as a community means something different to nearly anyone who might be asked to describe the village.

It’s a bedroom community. It’s a nice place nestled in the surrounding Ramapo Mountains and adjacent to woody Harriman State Park. To some, Sloatsburg’s just a drive through along the highway. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: , ,

What do the cards say about you this season?

Posted on 22 October 2015 by Editor


Jason Livanis wears several hats as cosmic tribe tarot card reader, home stager, and presenter of the past, present and future. 

Learn about your hidden life journey. Didn’t know you had one did you. Well, liven up your Halloween (or any party for that matter) by inviting Tarot card reader and all around home stager Jason Livanis, who relocated from Tuxedo to an historical Sloatsburg property in the process of renovation. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tags: ,

Village Parade Takes Place Saturday

Posted on 22 October 2015 by Editor

It’s been 30 years now that Sloatsburg’s celebrated the turning of the leaves in October with a good old fashioned Halloween parade. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Sloatsburg Fire Department Open House

Posted on 17 October 2015 by Editor

SFDfiresafetydayJoin in the fireman fun Saturday, October 17 down at Sloatsburg’s Village Hall when the the Sloatsburg Fire Department holds its annual Open House for Fire Prevention. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Casting Call for Mr. Woj’s Rocky Run

Posted on 16 October 2015 by Editor

Let’s call him award winning. Call him legend. Most call him Mr. Woj, and he’s worked his gym magic in the Ramapo Central Schools outpost of Sloatsburg Elementary School for a few years now. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Tuxedo Chamber Celebrates Rev. Betty McWhorter

Posted on 13 October 2015 by Editor

StMarysChurchphotocreditThe halls and quiet stained-glass interiors of St. Mary’-In-Tuxedo Episcopal Church will be losing it’s energetic leader soon. The Reverend Elizabeth McWhorter recently announced her retirement to the church’s congregation and community. McWhorter has led the church through many a seasonal Blessing of the Animals, yard sale and pre-school class, all while tending to St. Mary’s buildings and grounds and congregation. Continue Reading

Comments (0)

Ghostly Adventures at the Sloatsburg Library

Posted on 13 October 2015 by Editor


Author and Ghost Detective Michael Worden visits the Sloatsburg Library Tuesday, October 13, at 7pm to discuss the ABCs of ghost hunting and other paranormal encounters and crimes. For more information, call the Library at 845/753-2001.

The Hudson Valley area is busy with the bones and colorful history of odd characters and unsolved crimes. It would take a paranormal detective to make sense of some things. Of course, author and self-described Ghost Detective Michael J. Worden happens to fill that bill. Continue Reading

Comments (0)