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Suffern’s Hotel Lafayette meets its end as Orange Avenue Development moves forward

Posted on 01 July 2016 by Editor

In days gone by the Greenwood Bar at the Hotel Lafayette in Suffern was a place to be seen. But those colorful days have long receded into memory. Most recently the hotel had fallen into extreme disrepair. Continue Reading

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A piece of Suffern’s history will be demolished to make way for the future

Posted on 23 March 2016 by Editor

Suffern's Hotel Lafayette will soon be demolished to make for an upscale apartment complex that may kick-off a whole other chapter for the village.

Suffern’s historical Hotel Lafayette will soon be demolished to make room for a new upscale apartment complex that may help kick-off a whole other chapter for the village.

A piece of  the Village of Suffern’s past will soon be history. Suffern (and Town of Ramapo and Rockland County) Historian Craig Long gives a nice summary of the history of the Hotel Lafayette, shot by LoHud’s Tania Savayan. Continue Reading

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Suffern Takes Up Orange Avenue As Other Issues Simmer

Posted on 11 May 2015 by Editor

The vacant Suffern VFW property has surfaced as a divisive issue for the Board of Trustees. The VFW agreed to sale the property to the village in an apparent win-win deal but that agreement has now come under scrutiny.

The vacant Suffern VFW property has surfaced as a divisive issue for the Board of Trustees. The VFW agreed to sale the property to the village in an apparent win-win agreement that has now come under increased scrutiny.

Suffern Village Board meetings have lately become lively political theater with a dash of community confession. While Orange Avenue development project finally makes its way back onto the agenda at Monday night’s meeting, there are other, unresolved issues bubbling about under the Roberts-Rules-of-Order surface. Continue Reading

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Orange Avenue Apartments – If You Build It, Will They Come?

Posted on 26 August 2014 by Editor

Joshua Goldstein (on the right at the podium) at one of the many Orange Avenue Associates presentations on the proprosed apartment complex in downtown Suffern.

Joshua Goldstein (on the right at the podium) at one of the many Orange Avenue Associates presentations on the proposed apartment complex in downtown Suffern.

The long journey of Suffern’s Orange Avenue luxury apartment project took another turn last week as the Town of Ramapo adopted a resolution that would set the development’s property taxes for up to 40 years. Continue Reading

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7:30 pm Complete Streets Public Workshop @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
Complete Streets Public Workshop @ Sloatsburg Municipal Building
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7:30 pm School Board Candidates Forum @ Suffern Middle School
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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[...]