Archive | May, 2017

Sloatsburg’s Poised for Action on Complete Streets Project

Posted on 31 May 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg residents and others participate in a recent NYSDOT Region 8 Public Meeting on the Sloatsburg Complete Streets Project.

The Village of Sloatsburg Board and a small gathering of interested residents attended the NYSDOT Region 8 workshop Tuesday evening. Not all questions had solid answers by DOT representative Sandra Jobson, DOT team leader and regional landscape architecture and environmental manager. Continue Reading

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Village Board meets with NYSDOT on Complete Streets Options

Posted on 30 May 2017 by Editor

The NYSDOT Region 8 Complete Streets Project for Route 17 promises change for Sloatsburgers. Just how much change will take place now rests with the Village Board. Where it all began … 1 Liberty Rock Road and Route 17 at the Sloatsburg Public Library.

The Village of Sloatsburg Board opted to explore options more before making its Complete Streets recommendation. Sloatsburg Mayor Carl Wright announced at the past Tuesday, May 23, board meeting that Trustees John Bonkoski and Tom Buckley wanted to meet with the New York State Department of Transportation Region 8 Complete Streets team, led by Sandra Jobson, to gather more information on the options being presented to the Village. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg’s Memorial Day Carried On Monday At The Fire Hall

Posted on 29 May 2017 by Editor

The Village of Sloatsburg didn’t let morning rain ruin its Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 29. Although the Village cancelled the scheduled parade, the local Fire Hall was filled by residents and veterans, scouts, the Suffern High School Band, and guest dignitaries to mark the occasion.

Memorial Day parades across Rockland County ran into rain Monday morning, experiencing lots of cancellations. But the Village of Sloatsburg carried on by holding its annual Memorial Day celebration at the Sloatsburg Fire Hall. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg’s Complete Streets Project Focuses on Two Options to Improve Route 17

Posted on 21 May 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg residents have been participating in a DOT Complete Streets project that looks to transform Route 17 through the Village into a safer, more pedestrian-friendly roadway. The final Public Workshop is set for June, with roadway construction expected to take place in 2018.

Sloatsburg residents gathered in late April to participate in the second Complete Streets Public Workshop, which ended with tables voting on two different options. Continue Reading

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Ramapo Central Gets Out The Vote For School Board An Budget

Posted on 12 May 2017 by Editor

Sometimes local elections can stir up controversy. And sometimes, that controversy galvanizes voter turnout — in which case, the public wins. Find plenty of budget information here. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Complete Streets Project Status Update @ Village Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The New York Department of Transportation and Village of Sloatsburg will resume the Complete Streets Project on Tuesday, February 13, at 6 p.m. at the Sloatsburg Municipal Building. The Village Board will host the NYSDOT[...]