Archive | October, 2016

Look for the Sloatsburg Halloween Parade Saturday

Posted on 29 October 2016 by Editor


Look for Route 17 to close down in Sloatsburg Saturday, October 29, at 5 p.m. as the 31st Annual Halloween Parade gets underway.

The rains and winds have died down, bringing chill and true Halloween weather to the Hudson Valley. Celebrate Saturday when the Village of Sloatsburg hosts its 31st Annual Halloween Parade. Be sure to dress in costume and dress warm as temperatures will dip down at sunset. Continue Reading

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The Sloatsburg Library Opens New Diner-Themed Teen Room

Posted on 27 October 2016 by Editor

Welcome to the new Sloatsburg Library Teen Room, a quiet, private space for kids to work and chill.

Welcome to the new Sloatsburg Library Teen Room, a private space for kids to do homework, play video games, watch movies, socialize, or just chill.

Just like much of the Village itself, the Sloatsburg Public Library has been undergoing renovation and renewal over the past several years, especially this year. Continue Reading

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Visit a Special Haunted Library Thursday Evening for Thrills and Chills and Things That Go Bump

Posted on 25 October 2016 by Editor


Visit the Haunted Library Thursday, October 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Sloatsburg Library. For more information, call the Sloatsburg Library at 845/753-2001 — or just join the Thursday evening.

The fall weather has turned blustery just in time for Halloween. Continue Reading

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Suffern Chamber of Commerce Celebrates County Collaboration

Posted on 17 October 2016 by Editor

suffernchambermixerThe idea of a viable trail town experience in Rockland County came to life this summer with colorful New Jersey Transit train posters promoting park adventure.

The wooden bridge in the woods photo featured on the jazzy posters was donated to the cause by local Suffern photographer Michael Malandra.

Rockland County Tourism’s Lucy Redzeposki collaborated with the Suffern Chamber of Commerce and Alexandria Evans of Explore Harriman on the project, which sought to promote Rockland’s profile as a park destination. Outdoor adventure in Harriman State Park is a very big activity in Western Ramapo. Continue Reading

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Blue Barn Market in Sloatsburg closes for the season

Posted on 08 October 2016 by Editor

Blue Barn Farm Stand

The Blue Barn Market in Sloatsburg has been open weekends and will soon close for the season, scheduled to open again in the spring or summer 2017.

When all is said and done, Michael Bruno has already made a material difference in the Village of Sloatsburg. He bought a few properties and opened a quaint farm stand, sure. But he has also offered a picture of a kind of future for Sloatsburg as a destination for hikers and bikers, where people from New York and throughout the Hudson Valley visit the village and stay a moment — instead of speeding through while glancing at boarded up buildings. Continue Reading

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Happy Birthday Sloatsburg – unless you count all the way back

Posted on 07 October 2016 by Editor

Sloatsburg old main drag -- along Rt. 17 in 1929. The village celebrates 85 years as an official village in the Town of Ramapo.

Sloatsburg old main drag — along Rt. 17 in 1929. The village celebrates 87 years as an official village in the Town of Ramapo.

Recent data has shown that the human body just can’t be expected to continue past 125 years, which is about what the oldest person recorded lived to be — outside of your biblical begats, of course. Continue Reading

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No clowns here but Sloatsburg is getting ready for Halloween

Posted on 06 October 2016 by Editor

You know Halloween is approaching when all the monster movies begin their early October run at the movie theater and on the always bingeable Netflix. And, oh yeah, you know the season has tipped its hand when the leaves begin their October turn to yellow and orange.

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5:00 pm Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The 32nd Annual Sloatsburg Halloween Parade takes place Saturday, October 28. Costumes encouraged. There will be prizes given in several categories for best costumes. Assembly for the event takes place at 5 p.m. at the[...]