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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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Suffern Celebrates Spring With Annual Street Fair

Posted on 24 April 2017 by Editor

The local community turned out as the annual Suffern Crafts & Drafts Street Fair drew people from near and far 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

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Sloatsburger Darrell L. Frasier Runs For Ramapo Central School Board

Posted on 19 April 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg is one of the anchor communities in the Ramapo Central School District. The community has had a local school since before the Village was incorporated in 1929, with the old Sloatsburg Union Free School established in 1870 in operation until 1943, when the Sloatsburg Elementary School opened in its present location. Continue Reading

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Bruno’s buildings take shape in Sloatsburg, anchoring area revitalization

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

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Sloatsburg sets meeting to clarify Sloatsburg Community Fields sewer dirt debacle

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

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NYS DEC finds Sloatsburg Community Fields safe and not contaminated

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

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News 4 shines spotlight on possible contaminated Sloatsburg Community Fields sewer dirt while new Rockland County Sewer Commission Chair takes action

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

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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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3:00 pm St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
St. Joan of Arc Carnival @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
St. Joan of Arc Church and Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Tuxedo, NY, closes out the Memorial Day weekend with the last day of the carnival at the Sloatsburg Community Fields. The Sunday, May 28, action[...]
9:30 pm Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
May 28 @ 9:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Sloatsburg Carnival Fireworks @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
In celebration of the St. Joan of Arc Church 2017 Carnival, the Village has partnered for another special fireworks display set for Community Fields on Sunday, May 28. The fireworks display and carnival are free of charge[...]
11:00 am Suffern Memorial Day Parade @ Lot A
Suffern Memorial Day Parade @ Lot A
May 29 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Memorial Day Parade takes place in the Village of Suffern, with the Village and the Fromm-Maxwell-DeBaun American Legion Post #859 will hold the Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29. Veteran’s will be joined[...]
2:00 pm Summer Solstice Music @ Harmony Hall
Summer Solstice Music @ Harmony Hall
Jun 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
The Friends of Harmony Hall and Town of Ramapo sponsor an afternoon of Music for the Summer Solstice on Saturday, June 17. The event is free and open to the public and will include a[...]