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
Posted on 16 January 2017 by Editor
Whether 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
Posted on 07 April 2016 by Editor
It often appears to come back to the flow of cars through Sloatsburg, the Route 17 siren song of sorts for businesses. Sushiville owner and Queens, NY resident CJ Oh found his way to Sloatsburg via Route 17, lured by the surrounding golf courses and woody hills. Continue Reading
Posted on 09 November 2015 by Editor
Local photographer Geoff Welch captured this view off the top of Bear Mountain. Welch will open his month-long photo exhibit at New City Library with a Friday the 13th afternoon performance, mixing music and photography.
Geoff Welch is known as a park and watershed advocate. But he’s also known for having his trusty digital camera at the ready to take a shot of the local farmers’ market or far hilly horizon. Continue Reading