Archive | May, 2016

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Village Gathers For Annual Sloatsburg Memorial Day Parade

Posted on 30 May 2016 by Editor

Members of the Sloatsburg Volunteer Fire Department lead the 2016 Memorial Day Parade. The SFD held its first meeting on November 27, 1923, at the Henry Club which still stands.

Members of the Sloatsburg Volunteer Fire Department lead the 2016 Memorial Day Parade. The SFD held its first official meeting on November 27, 1923, at the Henry Club which still stands on Route 17 and was once a thriving community gathering place for dances and other entertainment.

While other village Memorial Day celebrations and parades across the Hudson Valley were cancelled due to early morning threatening weather, Sloatsburg carried on with its scheduled program — to the delight of many. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Will Hold Popular Memorial Day Community Picnic

Posted on 29 May 2016 by Editor

The Tuxedo Park Library has invested a lot of time and effort in its annual fundraiser Memorial Day Community Picnic.

And the Tuxedo community has responded, helping to make the day’s festivities a popular hit – compete with talent show and picnic. Now, if those threatening Monday showers will co-operate. Rain or shine things take place at the Tuxedo Park Library on Route 17 in the middle of Tuxedo, and directly across from the Tuxedo Post Office and Train Station. Continue Reading

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The Long Memorial Day Weekend Gets Underway in Sloatsburg with the St. Joan of Arc Carnival

Posted on 26 May 2016 by Editor

The popular St. Joan of Arc Church Carnival returns for the Memorial Day Weekend, beginning Thursday, May 26, and running through Sunday, May 29. With the Carnival, Sunday evening’s scheduled fireworks display and Monday’s annual Parade, the long Memorial Day weekend is shaping up to be sunny and full of fun.

carnival 2016 picIf the weather promises to cooperate and remain sunny, the St. Joan of Arc Church Carnival’s four-day stay should see another successful run. Continue Reading

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Suffern High School Crew Teams Head to Nationals – With a Little Help From Fans and Friends

Posted on 25 May 2016 by Editor

Article contributed by Deb Munitz

The Suffern High School Crew Team of 8 is rowing its way to the Scholastic Rowing Association of America's National Championships being held at Dillon State park in Zanesville, Ohio over the Memorial Day weekend.

The Suffern High School Crew Team of 8 (along with a fellow team of 4) is rowing its way to the Scholastic Rowing Association of America’s National Championships being held at Dillon State Park in Zanesville, Ohio over the Memorial Day weekend.

The Suffern High School Crew Team are excited to be sending 2 boats to Nationals, the first time ever that Suffern Crew (also 2010-15 Rockland County Champs) will have two Varsity Boats competing at the highest level in the country. Continue Reading

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The Sloatsburg Senior Center Holds Luncheon and Birthday Party for Residents Who Turned 90

Posted on 24 May 2016 by Editor

Seniors and family members enjoyed a lunch complete with birthday cake at the Sloatsburg Senior Center, which celebrated those members who turned 90 years old this year.

Seniors and family members enjoyed a lunch at the Sloatsburg Senior Center, complete with birthday, cake as residents who turn 90 years old this year were celebrated.

There must be something to Ramapo Mountain  water in the Village of Sloatsburg. On a recent May Wednesday, the Sloatsburg Center Center celebrated those community members who turned (or will turn this year) 90 years old. Some five Sloatsburgers were on hand for the the day’s festivities, which included a lunch and birthday cake. Continue Reading

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The Village History Tour and Graduating Seniors

Posted on 23 May 2016 by Editor

Heading into the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, Sloatsburg has a full schedule. Tuesday kicks things off with the 16th Annual Recognition of Graduating Seniors for the Class of 2016. Tuesday evening, starting at 7:30 p.m.

The Village of Sloatsburg Board of Trustees will celebrate Sloatsburg's graduating seniors Tuesday, May 12 -- Sloatsburg students have contributed to academic and athletic excellence throughout area schools.

The Village of Sloatsburg Board of Trustees celebrates Sloatsburg’s graduating seniors Tuesday, May 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall.

The program takes place at Sloatsburg Village Hall and is a popular and traditional  send-off for local high school seniors,  many of whom started school just down the road as students at Sloatsburg Elementary School. Continue Reading

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Support Sloatsburg Students and the Local Scholarship Fund – Check Out Saturday’s Village Wide Garage Sale

Posted on 19 May 2016 by Editor

Look for your friends and neighbors to put up Sale signs Saturday when the annual Village Wide Garage Sale returns. Don’t mind the cloudy skies. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Library Quietly Transforms Interior Space

Posted on 18 May 2016 by Editor

The Sloatsburg Public Library has been quietly working to fix up and renovate nearly its entire interior space — from the Chapel room floor to the bathroom faucets. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo-Harriman Shuttle Kicks Off Season Saturday with Pop-Up Party

Posted on 18 May 2016 by Editor

The Harriman Yellow Shuttle Bus is another step toward making the Tuxedo/Sloatsburg corridor at gateway to Harriman State Park. The effort, led by Suzy Allman of MyHarriman, also partners with A Better Tuxedo and the Tuxedo Chamber of Commerce.

The Harriman Yellow Shuttle Bus is another step toward making the Tuxedo/Sloatsburg corridor at gateway to Harriman State Park. The shuttle kicks off another season starting Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, and costs $5 per ride.

The yellow bus that is the Tuxedo-Harriman shuttle rides again. Continue Reading

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Local history and the annual Art Show are hand for Sloatsburg Elementary School students

Posted on 17 May 2016 by Editor

The final stretch is upon students at schools throughout the Ramapo Central School District, and that means plenty of academic and extracurricular activity. Continue Reading

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Calendar

Apr
27
Thu
7:30 pm Complete Streets Public Workshop @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Complete Streets Public Workshop @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Complete Streets Public Workshop @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Sloatsburgers have the opportunity to shape the future of Route 17 through the village. All they must do is show up and participate in the 2nd New York Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Public Workshop. BE[...]
May
3
Wed
7:30 pm School Board Candidates Forum @ Suffern Middle School
School Board Candidates Forum @ Suffern Middle School
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
School Board Candidates Forum @ Suffern Middle School | Suffern | New York | United States
The Ramapo Central PTA Council will hold a candidates forum on Wednesday, May 3, at the Sloatsburg Middle School Library. The forum takes place at 7:30 p.m. Join the community conversation to learn more about each[...]