Archive | February, 2017

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Bedroom or Bust – Crosswalks, Sidewalks and Safe Passage

Posted on 23 February 2017 by Editor

SloatsbSloatsburg Crossroads Northurg residents have received their official Complete Streets Public Workshop 1 announcement from Mayor Carl Wright and the Village Board. Next up is the first Route 17 Sloatsburg Complete Street meeting on Tuesday, February 28, at the Municipal Building. Continue Reading

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Explore Harriman effort wins Rockland County Tourism grant

Posted on 17 February 2017 by Editor

Lucy Redzeposki, Rockland County director of economic growth & tourism, left, with County Executive Ed Day, announced local grant funding to county non-profits organization on Thursday, February 16, at the Edward Hopper House in Nyack.

Lucy Redzeposki, Rockland County director of economic growth & tourism, left, with County Executive Ed Day, announced local grant funding to county non-profits organization on Thursday, February 16, at the Edward Hopper House in Nyack.

A little money can go a long way, especially for an arts organization or other non-profit. Rockland County Tourism recently spread the wealth when it announced some $200,000 in grant awards to local organizations poised to promote the goodness of Rockland County through a variety of programs. Continue Reading

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Bedroom or Bust — Sloatsburg at a Crossroads

Posted on 11 February 2017 by Editor

Part One of a two-part editorial that will, hopefully, provide incentive for residents to seriously prioritize improvements on Route 17 through Sloatsburg, and think about more than just a repaved road, a few curbs and a couple of stretches of new sidewalk. 

Through SloatsburgMany Sloatsburgers look around this semi-rural bedroom community, nestled snug in the surrounding Ramapo Mountains, and see potential. There’s plenty of green space, accessible rail service, houses that are still relatively affordable, and a main transportation artery in Route 17 that runs, well, right through the village. Continue Reading

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Injuries and fatality reported in morning bus accident on Route 17 in Tuxedo

Posted on 10 February 2017 by Editor

UPDATED. There was a Short Line Coach bus accident in Tuxedo Friday morning, February 10, that involved injuries and one fatality, according to a MidHudsonNews.com report.

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Sloatsburg Elementary School Spotlight

Posted on 06 February 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall.

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall. / Photo by Joe Lloyd, Ph.D. via @SESPirates

Sloatsburg celebrated the end of the Sloatsburg Elementary School D.A.R.E. program Saturday with pasta and other good foods.

Sponsored by the The Friends of Sloatsburg School, and other private donations, the D.A.R.E. Spaghetti dinner took place in warm, cozy Church Hall at St. Joan of Arc Church. The dinner has become a traditional big finale to the Town of Ramapo Police Department 5th-grade student program – SES 5th-graders “graduated” from the program in January. Continue Reading

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Seven Lakes Station craft beer taproom in Sloatsburg continues to thrive

Posted on 05 February 2017 by Editor

The little teal-colored taproom in Sloatsburg, NY, opened to much fanfare and excitement and late summer 2016. Village regulars and visitors quickly took to the spot like a shady oasis in the desert dunes.

Owners and operators Martijn Matos Mollet and Jamie Lovelace opened Seven Lakes Station craft beer taproom and market in Sloatsburg, NY, in 2016.

Owners and operators Martijn Matos Mollet and Jamie Lovelace opened Seven Lakes Station craft beer taproom and market in Sloatsburg, NY, in 2016.

Seven Lakes Station owners and operators Martijn Matos Mollet and Jamie Lovelace have been steering the taproom since that opening to a sweet spot, where most evenings, from sundown to closing, finds the craft beer taproom and beer market filled with thirsty customers. Continue Reading

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Get Ready for the Sloatsburg Complete Streets Main Street Project – residents are invited to participate in remaking Rt. 17

Posted on 02 February 2017 by Editor

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Just say no to buses, trucks and cars whizzing through Sloatsburg’s village center. The NYS DOT has offered residents a transformative opportunity to participate in a Complete Streets Main Street Project that will re-imagine Route 17 through Sloatsburg.

Now is the time for Village of Sloatsburg residents to get up, get involved and get excited.

The cry for traffic calming, safe passage and turning Route 17 into more of a Main Street that provides Sloatsburg with safe pedestrian walkways and “village feel” has been heard. Loud and clear. Continue Reading

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Calling on Sloatsburgers – Think about serving the community by running for the Ramapo Central School District Board of Education

Posted on 01 February 2017 by Editor

RamapoCentralSchools Want YouCalling on Sloatsburgers. Put your thinking caps on and get active.

2017 will see two seats open on the Ramapo Central School Board, and what better way to serve your community than to invest in helping improve and protect local schools? Continue Reading

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Calendar

Dec
16
Sat
9:00 am Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall
Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall
Dec 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Veteran Holiday Baskets @ Sloatsburg Village Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
A special Holiday Food Basket giveaway will take place on Saturday, December 16, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Village of Sloatsburg Fire Hall. Items include frozen turkey and fixings and desert for[...]
Dec
17
Sun
2:00 pm Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall
Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall
Dec 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Music for Winter Solstice @ Harmony Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
As the days grow shorter, we prepare to welcome the Winter Solstice on Sunday, December 17th from 2-4 PM at the mansion! Join Geoff Welch and musical guests guitarist Alpha Halvorsen and percussionist Christina Stefenelli[...]