Archive | March, 2017

Vote for your local library budget

Posted on 26 March 2017 by Editor

Both the Suffern and Sloatsburg Libraries serve as busy hubs of community activity, providing programs and services to kids and adults alike. Continue Reading

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Grab a ticket to a musical weekend as high schools perform

Posted on 22 March 2017 by Editor

The Suffern High School Spring Musical takes place this week, and is a co-operative production that includes cast, crew, tech, and support staff.

From Tuxedo to Suffern, high school music students have been hard at work preparing for this week’s spring musical. Continue Reading

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Car rams utility pole Monday on Route 17 in Sloatsburg

Posted on 21 March 2017 by Editor

Right as rush hour traffic through Sloatsburg was ramping up Monday, March 20, a car ran off the road on Route 17 at Colonial Avenue. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Complete Streets Workshop Had a Large Turnout

Posted on 14 March 2017 by Editor

The first Complete Streets Public Workshop took place in Sloatsburg at the end of February and had a big turnout from people across the village.The NYSDOT Region 8 team were at the Fire Hall to greet Sloatsburgers with maps and other information as the evening discussion focused on local Route 17 issues.

The Municipal Parking Lot was filled to overflow for the recent Complete Streets Public Workshop for the Village of Sloatsburg, which took place on February 28. Some showed up out of curiosity about what the New York Transportation Department Region 8 had in store for the evening, while most looked to speak up about how to improve Route 17 through Sloatsburg. Continue Reading

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Harmony Hall once again celebrates the Vernal Equinox

Posted on 12 March 2017 by Editor

Harmony Hall in winter, fronted by the Great Lawn. / Photo by Geoff Welch

Spring was about to be sprung early this year, when winter temperatures climbed to record highs. And then, suddenly the thermometer plunged back to below freezing. But no matter. The Vernal Equinox will be right on time and marks the official beginning of spring while also featuring a perfectly balanced day with equal parts day and night.

Harmony Hall Curator Geoff Welch will host an afternoon celebrating the Vernal Equinox on Sunday, March 19, from 2-4 p.m. (The actual Vernal Equinox takes Monday, March 20, at approximately 6:29 a.m.) Continue Reading

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The screw turns as former Ramapo Deputy Attorney Aaron Troodler agrees to cooperate in corruption case and trial

Posted on 09 March 2017 by Editor

It just so happens that the news came down in the shadow of the Ides of March. Former Town of Ramapo Deputy Attorney and Executive Director of the Ramapo Local Development Corp. Aaron Troodler signed a plea agreement that involves testifying against his old boss, Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence, who also served as chair of the Ramapo LDC. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Marks the Passing of WWII Veteran and Longtime Resident Elizabeth Lahm

Posted on 06 March 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg lost one another of its treasured World War II veterans with the passing of Elizabeth “Betty” Lahm, who was 96 years old.

Betty Lahm sits between two other Sloatsburg WII veterans, Village Historian Harrison Bush and George Heller (now deceased), during a special Village Board ceremony in 2012 to honor village veterans.

Betty Lahm was a longtime member of both the Sloatsburg Senior Center and the The Ladies Auxiliary of the Sloatsburg Fire Department. As a member of the Senior Center, Lahm could be found many a Wednesday afternoon, welcome smile on her face, behind the old-style raffle bin which she ran for a $1 a ticket. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo holds Public Workshop on Tuxedo Farms

Posted on 05 March 2017 by Editor

The Related Companies continues to grade and make infrasctructure improvements on the Tuxedo Farms, which looks to develop vacation and residential homes between Tuxedo and Sloatsburg, NY.

The Related Co. continues to grade and make infrastructure improvements on the Tuxedo Farms property — the development’s first phase will build vacation and residential homes between Tuxedo and Sloatsburg, NY. The photo shows work on the Tuxedo Farms main entranceway on Route 17.

The view of the mountaintop can be seen from all around Sloatsburg. A large swath of brown amid trees along the southeastern face of mountain between the Village of Tuxedo Park and Village of Sloatsburg. Continue Reading

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Suffern Middle School Musical Goes To Neverland

Posted on 04 March 2017 by Editor

The Suffern Middle School 7th & 8th grade musical gets underway Thursday, March 9 and runs through Friday, March 11. Showtimes are at 7pm at Suffern Middle School auditorium.

The Suffern Middle School 7th & 8th grade musical gets underway Thursday, March 9 and runs through Friday, March 11, with showtimes at 7pm at Suffern Middle School auditorium.

Give a hand to Miss Alice Biss Adams, musical director for the the Suffern Middle School 7th and 8th grade musical. Biss Adams’ students are staging Peter Pan March 9 -11, and the cast is nice and big and inclusive — that’s without taking into account the musicians and stage crew. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Historical Society Presents Voices From The Past

Posted on 04 March 2017 by Editor

Learn some local history and discover why so many people have such a sweet spot for this Ramapo Mountain area. The Tuxedo Historical Society will present Voices from the Past, on successive Sundays, March 5 and 12. The video series of historical interviews explores local life via interviews with lifelong Tuxedo residents about what it was like in those bygone days. Continue Reading

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Calendar

Apr
15
Sat
1:00 pm Sloatsburg Easter Egg Hunt @ St. Mary's Church Villa
Sloatsburg Easter Egg Hunt @ St. Mary's Church Villa
Apr 15 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Sloatsburg Easter Egg Hunt @ St. Mary's Church Villa | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Spring will arrive just in time for the annual Easter Egg Hunt for Village of Sloatsburg Children at St. Mary’s Villa. The festive afternoon celebration and egg hunt takes place Saturday, April 15, at 1 p.m. Sponsored[...]
Apr
22
Sat
11:00 am Sloatsburg Community Cleanup @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Sloatsburg Community Cleanup @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Apr 22 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sloatsburg Community Cleanup @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Join in to Keep Rockland Beautiful on Sunday, April 22, when Sloatsburg community members join as part of the Great America Cleanup effort. Volunteer will meet at the Municipal parking lot at Village Hall at 11[...]
3:00 pm Bruce Price Lecture @ Tuxedo Historical Society
Bruce Price Lecture @ Tuxedo Historical Society
Apr 22 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Bruce Price Lecture @ Tuxedo Historical Society | Tuxedo Park | New York | United States
Save the date for this one … a lecture on Bruce Price, the architect extraordinaire of Tuxedo Park. That constellation of  A-frame houses down by the Tuxedo Park Library — also Bruce Price designs. The Tuxedo Historical[...]