Archive | February, 2016

Leap Day lets you make up for lost time

Posted on 29 February 2016 by Editor

February 29 was Leap Day. Cosmic time is as much art as science therefore a revolution around the sun takes slightly longer than 365 days. Leap Day is all that time in a day. One may live a day of purely measured time and snatch back a few moments gone by. Continue Reading

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Good stuff is going fast at BackHome Antiques in Tuxedo

Posted on 27 February 2016 by Editor

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BackHome Antiques in Tuxedo has a deal for you. The popular shop is liquidating a great collection of collectibles and cool things. Open Saturday and Sunday through April 3.

BackHome Antiques was bustling Saturday afternoon as word spread that the fun intersection of art and community was reducing inventory to zero. Continue Reading

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Get Lost Trying to Find the Mysterious Harriman Bear Festival

Posted on 24 February 2016 by Editor

myharriman no small adventureThis year’s mild winter weather has teased an early spring. And with spring comes a lot of hiking in the surrounding hills. The whole Trail Town corridor vibe has picked up momentum, with groups in Tuxedo, Sloatsburg and Suffern all working to highlight local parks and recreational assets. Continue Reading

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Banff Film Fest Adventure Takes Over Suffern

Posted on 21 February 2016 by Editor

Banff Gear RaffleHere’s a great example of leveraging local assets. The popular Banff Mountain Film Festival hits Suffern and the Lafayette Theater this Tuesday and Wednesday and will draw people near and wide to these parts. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Hosts Food Basket For Area Hudson Valley Veterans

Posted on 10 February 2016 by Editor

Sloatsburg Mayor Carl Wright (middle) greets Richard Jarcho (right) and a local veteran at one of the recent Sloatsburg Veteran Food Baskets.

Sloatsburg Mayor Carl Wright (middle) greets Richard Jarcho (right) and a local veteran at one of the recent Sloatsburg Veteran Food Baskets held at the Village Municipal Building.

Sloatsburg has become something of a cornucopia for area veterans. Mayor Carl Wright has always advocated for U.S. veterans — from acknowledging local service men and women at Village Baord meetings to celebrating Memorial Day with the annual Sloatsburg Parade, where American Legion Post 1643 leads the red, white and blue festooned way along Route 17. Continue Reading

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Young family with close Sloatsburg connection experiences sudden loss

Posted on 10 February 2016 by Editor

Chris Stritmater suddenly lost his wife Heather this past Sunday. Heather Clark Stritmater leaves behind a daughter and two sons.

Chris Stritmater grew up in Sloatsburg in the Pine Grove neighborhood and now lives with his young family in Stony Point. His wife is from West Haverstraw.

Following is an announcement from Another Step, Inc., which includes a way to contribute donations to Heather’s family.

*** FAMILY IN NEED – ONE OF OUR OWN ***This past Sunday, Chris Stritmater, a former 1st Lieutenant and current…

Posted by Sloatsburg Fire Department on Tuesday, February 9, 2016

 

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Sloatsburger Brian Nugent acts as Town of Monroe counsel for South Nyack firm Feerick Lynch MacCartney

Posted on 08 February 2016 by Editor

TownMonroeNYThe Town of Monroe is a far neighbor north along Route 17, just above the green belt of Sterling Forest and Harriman State Parks that surrounds Tuxedo and Sloatsburg. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Hudson Company Kicks Off Corridor Campaign

Posted on 04 February 2016 by Editor

Michael Bruno's new Tuxedo Hudson Company kicked off a billboard promotion campaign along the Tuxedo/Sloatsburg corridor.

Michael Bruno’s new Tuxedo Hudson Company kicked off a billboard promotion campaign along the Tuxedo/Sloatsburg corridor, announcing that something is coming this way soon. 

The splashy billboards were just raised along Route 17 with a ‘Coming Soon’ message, but the Tuxedo Hudson Company has already made a local impact in Tuxedo and Sloatsburg.

Michael Bruno’s new lifestyle company has captured the trail town vibe by announcing a new gateway community adventure for this area that might include everything from a company store in downtown Tuxedo to dining, antiquing and the sporting life. Continue Reading

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Town of Ramapo Selects New Police Chief

Posted on 03 February 2016 by Editor

It was time to pick a captain for the Town of Ramapo. Led by Supervisor Chris St. Lawrence, the Town Board had to decide on a new Chief for the Ramapo Police Department to replace the recently retired Peter Brower. Continue Reading

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Mahwah kicks off new “Plant a Tree” community project

Posted on 02 February 2016 by Editor

The NYNJ Trail Conference hosted the 4th Annual Joyce Kilmer Day at its Darling Road Schoolhouse this past Sunday. Photo by Geoff Welch

The NYNJ Trail Conference hosted the 4th Annual Joyce Kilmer Day at its Darlington Road Schoolhouse this past Sunday. / Photo by Geoff Welch

Mahwah resident Joyce Kilmer wrote a brief poem celebrating trees in his Airmont Road home back in 1913, and has ever since been both satirized and celebrated. Continue Reading

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Calendar

May
28
Sun
3:00 pm St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
St. Joan of Arc Church and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Tuxedo, NY, closes out the Memorial Day weekend with the last day of the carnival at the Sloatsburg Community Fields. The Sunday, May 28, action[...]
9:30 pm Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
May 28 @ 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
In celebration of the St. Joan of Arc Church 2017 Carnival, the Village has partnered for another special fireworks display set for Community Fields on Sunday, May 28. The fireworks display and carnival are free of charge[...]
May
29
Mon
11:00 am Suffern Memorial Day Parade @ Lot A
Suffern Memorial Day Parade @ Lot A
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Memorial Day Parade takes place in the Village of Suffern, with the Village and the Fromm-Maxwell-DeBaun American Legion Post #859 will hold the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29. Veteran’s will be joined[...]
Jun
17
Sat
2:00 pm Summer Solstice Music @ Harmony Hall
Summer Solstice Music @ Harmony Hall
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Friends of Harmony Hall and Town of Ramapo sponsor an afternoon of Music for the Summer Solstice on Saturday, June 17. The event is free and open to the public and will include a[...]