Archive | June, 2016

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The French Resistance Cafe Effort Gets Underway in Sloatsburg

Posted on 30 June 2016 by Editor

THC SloatsburgWith freshly painted white horse fencing in place and extensive work being done on the property, the conversion of Sloatsburg’s historical Waldron property is underway. Continue Reading

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Summer Reading Kicksoff July 5 at the Sloatsburg Library

Posted on 28 June 2016 by Editor

With school now out for the year, summer vacation has officially arrived, complete with camp plans and thoughts of vacation trips. But don’t forget to read a book or two.

The Sloatsburg Library Summer Reading Program gets underway on Tuesday, July 5, at 2:15pm, with sign up refreshments and featured entertainment by Christopher Agostino and his outstanding Story Faces.

The Sloatsburg Library Summer Reading Program gets underway on Tuesday, July 5, at 2:15pm, with sign up refreshments and featured entertainment by Christopher Agostino and his outstanding Story Faces.

The Sloatsburg Public Library’s popular Summer Reading Program is one way local kids can keep up their reading in a fun way. Geared to elementary school and middle school students, the program kicks off on Tuesday, July 5, with its annual Summer Reading Party. Continue Reading

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Ramapo Central Students Celebrate Graduation

Posted on 27 June 2016 by Editor

Well, summer has officially arrived. Ramapo Central Schools finished another school year last week with graduation ceremonies celebrated from elementary school to middle school to seniors in caps and gowns at Rockland Community College.

Following is a summary of celebrations from social media and a The Journal News video, all documenting a piece of the time-honored and festive last days of school.

School’s out for the summer. Continue Reading

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Hillburn power substation engulfed in flames Friday evening

Posted on 25 June 2016 by Editor

Friday evening, June 24, fire that broke out at an Orange & Rockland power substation in Hillburn, NY.

Friday evening, June 24, fire that broke out at an Orange & Rockland power substation in Hillburn, NY.

Many people along the Route 17 corridor in Western Ramapo saw a smoky sunset Friday evening, a plume of black and gray rising out of Torne Valley in Hillburn, NY, and stretching across the hilly horizon. Continue Reading

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Ramapo Police release photo of three young men related to late night Sloatsburg car fire

Posted on 23 June 2016 by Editor

Updated: The Town of Ramapo Police are still actively investigating that suspicious Waldron Terrace midnight fire that took place in Sloatsburg, NY early Tuesday morning, June 21.

The Sloatsburg Fire Department was called to the scene of a burning car that included the body of a burned man. The man, later identified 48-year-old Oseen Lavaud, from Orange County. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburger strikes it rich with Cash 4 Life winning ticket

Posted on 23 June 2016 by Editor

If you see her, you might want to say hello.

To all those people who regularly stop in at the Super Seven on Route 17 in Sloatsburg to play the lottery, well, apparently it does work. A winning ticket can change your stars. Continue Reading

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Growing e-commerce lifestyle eyewear company Warby Parker set to open state-of-art optical lab outside Sloatsburg

Posted on 22 June 2016 by Editor

Fast-growing NYC-based e-commerce company Warby Parker continues its move into bricks and mortar with plans to open a new state-of-the-art optical facility along Route 17 at Sloatsburg's door step.

Fast-growing NYC-based e-commerce company Warby Parker continues its move into bricks and mortar with plans to open a new state-of-the-art optical facility along Route 17 at Sloatsburg’s door step.

Trendy New York City-based designer eyewear company Warby Parker made a splashy announcement Wednesday, June 22, related to a new optical facility in the works near Sloatsburg. Continue Reading

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Suffern Middle School Students Show One Last Blast of Spirit

Posted on 22 June 2016 by Editor

sms 2016 lipdub 4As the school year winds down this week, Suffern Middle School students lined the hallways and bleachers Friday, June 17, to show one last blast of school spirit. The occasion was the 2016 version of Lip Dub, a project promoted by the SMS Kindness Crusaders, with English teacher Nicole Tarife serving as group advisor. Continue Reading

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Midnight car fire off Waldron Terrace in Sloatsburg kills a man, is under investigation

Posted on 21 June 2016 by Editor

The Sloatsburg Volunteer Ambulance Corps arrived Tuesday morning to the scene on Waldron Terrace in Sloatsburg, where a dead body was found by a burned out car in the early morning hours.

The Sloatsburg Volunteer Ambulance Corps arrived Tuesday morning to the scene on Waldron Terrace in Sloatsburg, where near midnight the Sloatsburg Fire Department discovered a burned man (who died at the scene) by a car on fire.

The Town of Ramapo Police have called the midnight car fire at the end of Waldron Terrace in Sloatsburg “definitely suspicious.” Continue Reading

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Harmony Hall Hosts Summer Solstice Great Lawn Celebration

Posted on 17 June 2016 by Editor

Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg will host a Summer Solstice Celebration on Saturday, June 20, from 2 p.m. through 5 p.m. that will include nature walks and arts & crafts for kids.

Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg will host a Summer Solstice Celebration on Saturday, June 18, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. that will include nature walks and arts & crafts for kids.

Saturday promises to be a sunny late spring day. Celebrate summer Saturday with the Friends of Harmony Hall as the group hosts an afternoon of of live music, food and other fun families activities. Continue Reading

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