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Sloatsburg Elementary School Students Participate in Red Ribbon Week and Prepare for the Annual Halloween Parade

Posted on 23 October 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg Elementary School students kicked off a big week Monday that ends with a bang during Saturday’s annual Halloween Parade. Mayor Carl Wright and Sloatsburg Revitalization Chair Darrell L. Frasier were on hand Monday morning as students started Red Ribbon Week, part of the school’s participation in a drug free message. 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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Sloatsburg Elementary School Spotlight

Posted on 06 February 2017 by Editor

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall.

Sloatsburg capped off the D.A.R.E. program with a spaghetti dinner celebration during the first weekend of February. The action took place at the St. Joan of Arc Church Hall. / Photo by Joe Lloyd, Ph.D. via @SESPirates

Sloatsburg celebrated the end of the Sloatsburg Elementary School D.A.R.E. program Saturday with pasta and other good foods.

Sponsored by the The Friends of Sloatsburg School, and other private donations, the D.A.R.E. Spaghetti dinner took place in warm, cozy Church Hall at St. Joan of Arc Church. The dinner has become a traditional big finale to the Town of Ramapo Police Department 5th-grade student program – SES 5th-graders “graduated” from the program in January. Continue Reading

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If I Were Mayor Short Essay Contest for Village 8th Graders

Posted on 30 January 2017 by Editor

Mayors of villages can do a whole lot, from making local laws to managing employees and common properties. Alas, they can’t build private roads or give away money.

The New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials is holding an essay contest and want to know what you would do as Mayor. The contest invites 8th graders in the Villages of Sloatsburg, Hillburn and Suffern to write a short essay on what they would do as Mayor. Easy as getting elected. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Elementary School 2nd graders spread holiday cheer with annual caroling

Posted on 22 December 2016 by Editor

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Sloatsburg Elementary School 2nd graders visit the Sloatsburg Fire Hall Wednesday, December 21, for their annual caroling at both the Villages of Hillburn and Sloatsburg.

Sloatsburg Elementary School second graders spread holiday cheer to the Village of Sloatsburg and Village of Hillburn Wednesday morning. Mrs. Pagnotta’s second grade class led the way at Sloatsburg’s Fire Hall. Continue Reading

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A message to the Ramapo Central School Board from an advocate for the Rockland Jewish orthodox community

Posted on 15 July 2016 by Editor

The Ramapo Central School District has a visit from Rockland County Jewish orthodox community agent Yossi Gestetner during a late June 2016 Ramapo Central school board meeting.

Yossi Gestetner, a Jewish orthodox community advocate and public relations professional address a recent Ramapo Central School Board meeting about the district's changes in its public transportation policy.

Yossi Gestetner, a Jewish orthodox community advocate and public relations professional address a recent Ramapo Central School Board meeting about the district’s changes in its public transportation policy.

The Board of Education meeting was at the public comments portion, with part of the evening’s discussion focused on the district’s changes to its transportation policy for the upcoming 2016/17 school year. Continue Reading

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Ramapo Central School District Residents Unite in Show of Support For New Transportation Policy

Posted on 14 July 2016 by Editor

Ramapo Teachers Association President John Canty addresses the room at a recent Rampo Central School District board meeting during a discussion of public transportation policy.

Ramapo Teachers Association President John Canty addresses the room at a recent Ramapo Central School District board meeting during a discussion of public transportation policy. / Photo via RamapoTA video.

For many years the Ramapo Central School District provided deluxe transportation services for non-public school students. In the name of fairness, efficiencies and tax dollar savings, the RCSD policy has been changed. Continue Reading

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Suffern Middle School Students Show One Last Blast of Spirit

Posted on 22 June 2016 by Editor

sms 2016 lipdub 4As the school year winds down this week, Suffern Middle School students lined the hallways and bleachers Friday, June 17, to show one last blast of school spirit. The occasion was the 2016 version of Lip Dub, a project promoted by the SMS Kindness Crusaders, with English teacher Nicole Tarife serving as group advisor. Continue Reading

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Local history and the annual Art Show are hand for Sloatsburg Elementary School students

Posted on 17 May 2016 by Editor

The final stretch is upon students at schools throughout the Ramapo Central School District, and that means plenty of academic and extracurricular activity. 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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Nov
18
Sat
9:00 am Veterans Holiday Food Basket @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Veterans Holiday Food Basket @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Veterans Holiday Food Basket @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The Village of Sloatsburg is reaching out to local veterans about the upcoming Veterans Holiday Food Basket. Local veterans are invited to the Sloatsburg Fire Hall on Saturday morning, November 18, at 9 a.m. to[...]
10:00 am Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn
Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn
Nov 18 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Craft vendors and artists from across the Hudson Valley will be gathering in Sloatsburg in mid-November as the Valley Rock Inn hosts its first Art & Craft Fair. The weekend event takes place Saturday and[...]
Nov
19
Sun
10:00 am Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn
Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn
Nov 19 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Art & Craft Fair @ Valley Rock Inn | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
Craft vendors and artists from across the Hudson Valley will be gathering in Sloatsburg in mid-November as the Valley Rock Inn hosts its first Art & Craft Fair. The weekend event takes place Saturday and[...]
Dec
9
Sat
6:00 pm Sloatsburg Food Pantry Fundraiser @ St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo
Sloatsburg Food Pantry Fundraiser @ St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo
Dec 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sloatsburg Food Pantry Fundraiser @ St. Mary's-in-Tuxedo | Tuxedo Park | New York | United States
The Sloatsburg Food Pantry is hosting a Holiday Concert fundraiser on Saturday, December 9, at 6 p.m., at St. Mary’s-in-Tuxedo Episcopal Church. The Rockland County Concert Band will play a variety of festive holiday songs, and[...]