Archive | January, 2016

Michael Bruno unveils bold “rural Americana” vision for Tuxedo

Posted on 27 January 2016 by Editor

Call it a Ramapo Mountain renaissance. Call it the appeal of Parklandia. These highland hills are alive with developers’ dreams, those visions of apartments and cottage homes nestled next to parkland and easy rail access direct to Manhattan. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Sewer Work Continues

Posted on 25 January 2016 by Editor

Another section of Sloatsburg sewer work is set to get underway as the Western Ramapo Sewer Extension Project rolls through the Village.

Rockland County Sewer District No. 1 will host a public informational meeting for Sloatsburg residents on Tuesday, February 2, at 7 p.m. at the Sloatsburg Municipal Building Fire Hall. The meeting will focus on the upcoming district sewer contract that includes Overlook Drive, Eagle Valley Road, Johnsontown Road, Hamilton Avenue, St. Joan Place, and grinder pumps. Continue Reading

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A skirting nor-easter coming through – expect winds, some snow

Posted on 21 January 2016 by Editor

Forecast uncertainty. That big weekend snow has been hard to figure out. The weather squall line is right along Rockland County.

At this moment… areas most likely to miss this storm entirely, would be anyone from Kingston, on northward. Those most likely to see some accumulating snowfall, would be anyone from I-84 on south.

But the critical point to take home from this afternoon’s update… is that a very small shift of the track (just 30 to 50 miles) would result in dramatic changes to the forecast for the Hudson Valley.

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Shoot and score – Suffern High School Senior and Sloatsburger tops 1000 career points and counting

Posted on 21 January 2016 by Editor

Sloatsburger and Suffern High School senior Kevin Jefferson just topped 1000 career points in a recent Mountie basketball win over Clarkstown South. Sloatsburg Mayor Carl Wright congratulated Jefferson’s winning effort, giving a bit of game night color commentary of the occasion in a letter to Sloatsburg Elementary School Principal Mr. Joseph Lloyd, present and past teachers, schools, staff, and students. 

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Sloatsburg’s new Sushiville gets good word of mouth

Posted on 15 January 2016 by Editor


Sushi with a taste of Korea. Sushiville on Route 17 in Sloatsburg, NY. Open most days after 12 p.m. Lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., except on Sundays. For more information, phone 845-712-5006.

Sushi has come to Sloatsburg. The new Village center Sushiville is now open for business and the early word is that all is good.

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Lost and Found at the Sloatsburg Library

Posted on 14 January 2016 by Editor

Soon now the biography room at the Sloatsburg Public Library will undergo a complete makeover. While adjusting a bare shelf Wednesday afternoon, Library Manager Annmarie McAnany discovered a book caught between the shelf and wall. The outline and texture of the book looked familiar, and McAnany disassembled the shelf to fish out the find.

Antoinette Louise Nattini “Ann” and sister Mary Carmela Nattini “Mary”, both seniors at Suffern High School in 1942. Mary Nattini looked over the newly discovered copy of her 1942 yearbook Wednesday afternoon at the Sloatsburg Senior Center.

What she discovered was a 1942 Suffern High School yearbook in very good condition called the Aremac (the name is an anagram). Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Winter Farmers’ Market Sets Up On Saturday

Posted on 08 January 2016 by Editor

Blooming Hill Farm will offer fresh eggs and seasonal vegetables from its 80 acres farm Saturday at the Tuxedo Winter Farmers' Market at the Tuxedo Train Station.

Blooming Hill Farm will offer fresh eggs and seasonal vegetables Saturday, January 9, at the Tuxedo Winter Farmers’ Market from 10am to 2pm.

The Tuxedo Winter Farmers’ Market returns this month, so look for fresh eggs and homegrown meats, craft candles from Sloatsburg’s own Lazy Candle and Ol’ Darlin’ soaps and salves at the Tuxedo Train Station Saturday. The Winter Market gathers at 10 a.m and runs through 2 p.m. Continue Reading

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Suffern Benefits Snafu Stirs Discussion on Police Pay and Village Military Service Obligations

Posted on 08 January 2016 by Editor

The Hudson Valley has a long tradition and large population of local men and woman serving as police officers and in the military — sometimes both at the same time. Continue Reading

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Dr. Douglas Adams in the running for Superintendent of Clarkstown Central

Posted on 06 January 2016 by Editor

There could be significant changes underfoot at Ramapo Central School District. Continue Reading

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Locals Team with NYNJ Trail Crew to Build Sloatsburg Trailhead

Posted on 05 January 2016 by Editor

NYNJ Trail Conference volunteer crew worked all day recently to build stone steps at Sloatsburg's Liberty Rock trail head. Members included John Mack, Stephen Zubarik, Richard Lynch, Joan James, Gay Mayer, and Noel Schulz.

NY/NJ Trail Conference volunteer crew worked all day recently to build stone steps at Sloatsburg’s Liberty Rock trailhead. Crew members included John Mack, Stephen Zubarik, Richard Lynch, Joan James, Noel Schulz, and Gay Mayer.

In late December, amid a foggy cold mist, a New York/New Jersey Trail Conference crew spent a day building stone steps for a new Sloatsburg trailhead. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Complete Streets Project Status Update @ Village Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The New York Department of Transportation and Village of Sloatsburg will resume the Complete Streets Project on Tuesday, February 13, at 6 p.m. at the Sloatsburg Municipal Building. The Village Board will host the NYSDOT[...]