Posted on 24 April 2017 by Editor
The local community turned out as the annual Suffern Crafts & Drafts Street Fair drew people from and far near for a sunny Sunday afternoon of activities. The event was sponsored by the Suffern Chamber of Commerce.
The sky turned blue Sunday and temperatures climbed for the annual Suffern Street Fair. The Crafts & Drafts collection of craft booths, local restaurants and Beer Garden drew a curious crowd that drifted along Suffern’s Lafayette and Washington Avenues. Continue Reading
Posted on 10 April 2017 by Editor
Busy at work through all sorts of weather, the group of Michael Bruno buildings in Sloatsburg, NY, are fast taking shape as his resolute construction crew bangs away … getting things ready for a possible late spring/early summer opening.
Many have remarked on the busy construction activity in Sloatsburg’s village center, a very visible sign of economic activity that has people talking. Tuxedo, New York, resident Michael Bruno has staked claims in both Sloatsburg and Tuxedo and hopes to a create a constellation of inter-related businesses that cultivate the corridor as a unique destination to visit. Continue Reading
Posted on 03 April 2017 by Editor
The tortuous trail of Sloatsburg’s dirt pile debacle continues. Mayor Carl Wright has scheduled a Thursday, April 6, Public Meeting at Village Hall at 7 p.m. that have Rockland County Sewer District #1 officials attempt to answer residents questions. Continue Reading
Posted on 30 March 2017 by Editor
Mayor Carl Wright reported Thursday, March 31, that NYS DEC soil sampling of dirt and other sewer construction materials at Sloatsburg’s Community Fields found no contamination or indications of possible hazardous materials.
Sloatsburgers can breathe a sigh of relief as an incredibly worrying rumor has been struck down by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
NBC News 4 reporter Sarah Wallace filed a sensational video report on Tuesday evening that charged Town of Ramapo Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence with culpable malfeasance by leaving knowingly contaminated sewer construction dirt and materials at Sloatsburg’s Community Fields and at other dump sites in Hillburn, NY. Continue Reading
Posted on 29 March 2017 by Editor
A view from behind some of the dirt at the Sloatsburg Community Fields that was discovered to be deemed contaminated with various petroleum production by-products. The Town of Ramapo signed an $800,000 contract in 2012 to clean up the old roadway and debris but never did the work.This land may actually be part of unincorporated Ramapo.
The News 4 “toxic dirt” story swirled around Sloatsburg’s Village Hall Tuesday night, March 28, as the Village Board gathered for its last meeting in March. Continue Reading
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
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
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
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
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