Archive | March, 2016

Ramapo Central Schools continues its field turf talk Tuesday

Posted on 28 March 2016 by Editor

Ramapo Central Board of Education member Dr. Marlyse Haward discusses just what topics and information will be presented to the public at the upcoming special BOE meeting set for Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at Suffern Middle School.

Ramapo Central Board of Education member Dr. Marlyse Haward discusses just what topics and information will be presented to the public at the upcoming special BOE meeting set for Tuesday, March 29, at 7 p.m. at Suffern Middle School.

The Ramapo Central Schools Board of Education is set to respond to community inquiries about crumb artificial turf during a special BOE meeting. Continue Reading

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A piece of Suffern’s history will be demolished to make way for the future

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Editor

Suffern's Hotel Lafayette will soon be demolished to make for an upscale apartment complex that may kick-off a whole other chapter for the village.

Suffern’s historical Hotel Lafayette will soon be demolished to make room for a new upscale apartment complex that may help kick-off a whole other chapter for the village.

A piece of  the Village of Suffern’s past will soon be history. Suffern (and Town of Ramapo and Rockland County) Historian Craig Long gives a nice summary of the history of the Hotel Lafayette, shot by LoHud’s Tania Savayan. Continue Reading

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Assemblyman Karl Brabenec to hold monthly satellite office hours in Sloatsburg

Posted on 21 March 2016 by Editor

New York State Assemblyman Karl A. Brabenec (R,C,I – 98th District) will begin holding monthly satellite office hours at the Sloatsburg Village Hall. The satellite office hours begin this Tuesday, March 22, from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. Continue Reading

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Suffern High School Musical Goes “Into The Woods”

Posted on 17 March 2016 by Editor

Costumes, complete with crew t-shirts are ready, the stage is ready, and after Thursday’s in-school preview, cast is ready. Thursday night kicks off the Suffern High School production of Stephen Sondheim’s fairytale musical Into the Woods.

The show includes a witch, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Little Red, a prince and wolf, Giantess, and many other characters — all exploring wish fulfillment and having a bit of tolerance for those things you don’t really understand.

Venture “Into the Woods” and find out what happens after fairy tales end! Performances begin TONIGHT at Suffern High…

Posted by Ramapo Central School District on Thursday, March 17, 2016

 

The production staff includes Randy Schwartz as Director, Musical and Technical direction by Dan McCarter, Choreographer by Perry Hammershlag, Vocal direction by Alison Meyer, and Set/Crew direction by Rich Murray.

Into the Woods runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday, which has a matinee show at 1 p.m. All other shows start at 7 p.m. and take place at the Suffern High School auditorium. Tickets can be purchased online here or at the door.

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Sloatsburg Elementary School Celebrates D.A.R.E.

Posted on 17 March 2016 by Editor

Folowing on the heels of its successful 21st annual D.A.R.E. Spaghetti Dinner this past Saturday, Sloatsburg Elementary School 5th graders participated in a D.A.R.E. program ceremony. Continue Reading

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Get Some Career Coaching at the Sloatsburg Library

Posted on 16 March 2016 by Editor

Get back on your career track. Beginning in March, the Sloatsburg Public Library will offer a free job search assistance program consisting of one-on-one career coaching sessions. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Farms Is Digging Away On The Far Mountain Top

Posted on 16 March 2016 by Editor

Tuxedo Farms land clearing seen from atop Torne Mountain. The Village of Sloatsburg Pine Grove Lakes neighborhood can be seen in the foreground.

Tuxedo Farms land clearing seen from atop Torne Mountain. The Village of Sloatsburg Pine Grove Lakes neighborhood can be seen in the left foreground.

The yellow cats have been clearing away the far mountain top, where the Related Company is building Phase 1 of Tuxedo Farms‘ planned 1,195 mixed-housing units. The yellow dirt band of cleared vegetation, rock and soil is set to contain the Commons are for the development, as well as the Village Green and YMCA. Continue Reading

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Rocco’s Shoe Repair — some businesses just lend local color and character to the community

Posted on 13 March 2016 by Editor

Dominick Ferrara, owner of Rocco's Shoe Repair in Suffern, works his magic. The narrow store on Lafayette Avenue has been in business some 65 years.

Dominick Ferrara, owner of Rocco’s Shoe Repair in Suffern, works his magic. The narrow store on Lafayette Avenue has been in business some 65 years.

Rocco’s Shoe Repair has been on Lafayette Avenue, Suffern’s Main Street, since 1952. Owner Dominick Ferrara can be found most days in the narrow store surrounded by leather shoes, some repaired, others waiting their turn. Continue Reading

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There’s no resisting renewal – a European-style coffee house and cafe is coming to Sloatsburg

Posted on 07 March 2016 by Editor

The old Blue Barn property in Sloatsburg changes will change hands and become the French Resistance, a European-style coffeehouse and cafe, complete with gardens -- a Michael Bruno and Tuxedo Hudson Company signature effort.

The old Blue Barn property in Sloatsburg is set to change hands and become the French Resistance, a European-style coffee house and cafe, complete with gardens — a Michael Bruno and Tuxedo Hudson Company signature effort.

Edith and Henry Knoblick are longtime Sloatsburg residents who invested heavily in revitalizing Sloatsburg’s village center. Back in 2013 the couple purchased the old Waldron property directly across from the Sloatsburg Library with a vision that it could again serve as an important part of life and help spark some downtown renewal. Continue Reading

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NYS DOT Issues Stop Work Order Along Route 17 in Sloatsburg

Posted on 03 March 2016 by Editor

The NYS DOT issued a Stop Work Order to METRA on Tuesday, March 1, for construction work on Route 17 in Sloatsburg, NY.

The NYS DOT issued a Stop Work Order to METRA on Tuesday, March 1, for construction work on Route 17 in Sloatsburg, NY.

The surrounding voices from Sloatsburg and up through Tuxedo have been heard loud and clear. Continue Reading

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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[...]