Archive | September, 2017

Seeing stars — familiar locations in and around Sloatsburg and Suffern continue to transform into movie backdrops

Posted on 27 September 2017 by Editor

The old Jessie’s Bagels store on Route 17 in north Sloatsburg, NY, was recently transformed into a perfect period piece — a 1970s Sunoco station. The setup was part of the filming for Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman,” which has been shooting locally, including at Tuxedo’s Orange Top Diner and along Lafayette Avenue in Suffern.

Jimmy Hoffa’s fated final ride is an American legend.

The former International Brotherhood of Teamsters leader reportedly headed off to a local Detroit restaurant to meet two purported mobsters in the summer of 1975 — never to be seen again. Frank “The Irishman” Sheeran claimed to know exactly what happened to Hoffa. In his version, Hoffa’s last ride was short and ended in blood. Sheeran by his own admission was a seasoned killer before he become muscle for the mob, claiming to be familiar with a series of sensational historical events. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Village Board meets heading into the fall, with a list of project updates and local activities

Posted on 26 September 2017 by Editor

A sample view of Sloatsburg showing lane configurations and road modifications via the Complete Streets Option 2. The NYSDOT Region 8 team updates the Village Board before Tuesday’s regular meeting as the roadway plan through Sloatsburg is finalized, with the expectation of a November presentation.

The Village of Sloatsburg has been busy a number of major improvement and maintenance projects that taken together will have lasting impacts on local quality of life.

2017 has been a year of both planning and execution. Projects underway include major sewer and road improvement plans, delivery of two new fire trucks and the construction of a substation to house them in, community pool upgrades and the recently completed resurfacing of tennis courts at the Community Fields. Continue Reading

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Sway to Sloatsburg’s Savory Highlands Bluegrass Festival

Posted on 08 September 2017 by Editor

The sun promises to shine down on Sloatsburg, NY, this coming Sunday, even as super storm Irma blows hard toward Florida, wicked winds sounding like a woeful train whistle.

Take a break and get away to relax and recharge. The season is just starting and there’s sure to be weather coming this way soon enough. Continue Reading

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Enjoy the New Seven Lakes Station Outdoor Beer Garden

Posted on 05 September 2017 by Editor

One of Sloatsburg’s favorite hangouts has doubled down on its recent success. The popular Seven Lakes Station craft beer taproom and market expanded over the summer to include an outdoor beer garden and renovated indoor lounge room. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo Hudson opens Blue Barn Farm Market and previews new Valley Rock Inn

Posted on 05 September 2017 by Editor

More than just school kicks off in September across the Hudson Valley. The change in season also starts a colorful parade of local events and festivals, including in and around the Village of Sloatsburg and Route 17 corridor communities. Continue Reading

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Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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[...]