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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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Sushiville in Sloatsburg adds live music on Tuesdays in support of the local environment

Posted on 16 January 2017 by Editor

Sushiville Music TxtWhether he’s out back on break with a pitching wedge in hand on the Harmony Hall great lawn or inside greeting repeat customers, Sushiville owner CJ Oh is sold on Sloatsburg. He believes that the village is a special place, nestled in the Ramapo Mountains, with a beautiful river running through the village and Harriman State Park and Sterling Forest State Park nearby. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg’s Rockland Peak Performance Undergoes Expansion

Posted on 04 November 2016 by Editor

Rockland Peak Performance, under co-owner Nunzio Signore, has become a powerhouse in the strength and conditioning field. RPP, located just south of Sloatsburg, NY, just added 4,500 square feet of space.

Rockland Peak Performance under co-owner Nunzio Signore’s leadership has become a powerhouse in the strength and conditioning field. RPP, located at the south entrance of Sloatsburg, NY, just added 4,500 square feet of space.

Nunzio Signore is building quite a strength and conditioning sports performance facility just outside Sloatsburg along Route 17. Since Signore got Rockland Peak Performance rolling in 2012, the facility has become a beacon for team and individual fitness training. Continue Reading

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No clowns here but Sloatsburg is getting ready for Halloween

Posted on 06 October 2016 by Editor

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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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Visit the Lazy Candle when the Tuxedo Farmers’ Market returns Saturday

Posted on 16 June 2016 by Editor

The Lazy Candle is Sloatsburger Samantha Remmell's hand-made candle business. She hopes to one day see her soy candles and colorful merchandise on its own shelves in her own store. Visit the Lazy Candle at the Tuxedo Famers' Market Saturday, June 18.

The Lazy Candle is Sloatsburger Samantha Remmell’s hand-made candle business. She hopes to one day see her soy candles and colorful merchandise on the shelves of her own store. Visit the Lazy Candle at the Tuxedo Famers’ Market Saturday, June 18, at the Tuxedo Train Station.

After attending Rockland Community College, Sloatsburger Samantha Remmell got busy making candles, a craft she learned to love and in the process turned into a business. Now comes the hard part. Continue Reading

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Tuxedo-Harriman Shuttle Kicks Off Season Saturday with Pop-Up Party

Posted on 18 May 2016 by Editor

The Harriman Yellow Shuttle Bus is another step toward making the Tuxedo/Sloatsburg corridor at gateway to Harriman State Park. The effort, led by Suzy Allman of MyHarriman, also partners with A Better Tuxedo and the Tuxedo Chamber of Commerce.

The Harriman Yellow Shuttle Bus is another step toward making the Tuxedo/Sloatsburg corridor at gateway to Harriman State Park. The shuttle kicks off another season starting Saturday and Sunday, May 21 and 22, and costs $5 per ride.

The yellow bus that is the Tuxedo-Harriman shuttle rides again. Continue Reading

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Stargazing — Sloatsburg’s quietly become a busy film production hub

Posted on 07 April 2016 by Editor

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The Sloatsburg Community Fields has recently become an active production hub for local movie and other entertainment shoots.

Stretching like a small carnival street at the back of the Sloatsburg Community Fields is a series of non-descript trailers. SUVs and and vehicles come and go. Sloatsburg has become a regular production outpost for filming in Western Ramapo and Rockland County. Continue Reading

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Suffern High School Musical Goes “Into The Woods”

Posted on 17 March 2016 by Editor

Costumes, complete with crew t-shirts are ready, the stage is ready, and after Thursday’s in-school preview, cast is ready. Thursday night kicks off the Suffern High School production of Stephen Sondheim’s fairytale musical Into the Woods.

The show includes a witch, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Little Red, a prince and wolf, Giantess, and many other characters — all exploring wish fulfillment and having a bit of tolerance for those things you don’t really understand.

Venture “Into the Woods” and find out what happens after fairy tales end! Performances begin TONIGHT at Suffern High…

Posted by Ramapo Central School District on Thursday, March 17, 2016

 

The production staff includes Randy Schwartz as Director, Musical and Technical direction by Dan McCarter, Choreographer by Perry Hammershlag, Vocal direction by Alison Meyer, and Set/Crew direction by Rich Murray.

Into the Woods runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday, which has a matinee show at 1 p.m. All other shows start at 7 p.m. and take place at the Suffern High School auditorium. Tickets can be purchased online here or at the door.

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Sloatsburg’s new Sushiville gets good word of mouth

Posted on 15 January 2016 by Editor

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Sushi with a taste of Korea. Sushiville on Route 17 in Sloatsburg, NY. Open most days after 12 p.m. Lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., except on Sundays. For more information, phone 845-712-5006.

Sushi has come to Sloatsburg. The new Village center Sushiville is now open for business and the early word is that all is good.

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Veterans Get Holiday Helping Hand in Sloatsburg

Posted on 18 December 2015 by Editor

Local veterans and those who served in the armed forces will once again get some holiday help with a Christmas food giveaway at Sloatsburg Municipal Building on Saturday, December 19, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Local veterans and those who served in the armed forces will once again get a holiday give with a Christmas turkey and food basket at Sloatsburg Municipal Building on Saturday, December 19, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

The Village of Sloatsburg will again join with the Veteran Angels Association to support veterans this holiday season. Sloatsburg’s and other veterans will receive holiday foods Saturday morning, December 19, from 9 a.m. through 11 a.m. at the Sloatsburg Municipal Building. Any local member of the armed services qualifies for the food giveaway. Continue Reading

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Calendar

Apr
27
Thu
7:30 pm Complete Streets Public Workshop @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Complete Streets Public Workshop @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Complete Streets Public Workshop @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Sloatsburgers have the opportunity to shape the future of Route 17 through the village. All they must do is show up and participate in the 2nd New York Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) Public Workshop. BE[...]
May
3
Wed
7:30 pm School Board Candidates Forum @ Suffern Middle School
School Board Candidates Forum @ Suffern Middle School
May 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
School Board Candidates Forum @ Suffern Middle School | Suffern | New York | United States
The Ramapo Central PTA Council will hold a candidates forum on Wednesday, May 3, at the Sloatsburg Middle School Library. The forum takes place at 7:30 p.m. Join the community conversation to learn more about each[...]