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Indians in the Ramapos

Posted on 14 December 2014 by Editor

EdLenik2Local hiker and archaeologist Ed Lenik has spent many a day sifting through the layered evidence of human history in the Ramapo Mountains, a search that includes the general northern New Jersey, southeastern New York regions. His investigations have detected patterns that bear witness to Indians in the Ramapos. Continue Reading

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Torne Valley Medicine Garden

Posted on 09 June 2014 by Editor

Representative from the Ramapough Lenaape is given a gift from member of the Mohawk nation while Chuck Stead and Chris St. Lawrence look on. / Photo by Geoff Welch

Turtle clan Chief Vincent Mann from the Ramapough Lenaape is given a friendship gift while Chuck Stead and Chris St. Lawrence look on / Photo by Geoff Welch

The sun shone bright and hot Sunday as people from across Ramapo, and beyond, gathered to celebrate the huge new medicine garden in Torne Valley. Covering half an acre, the Ford Motor Company built a large, raw-post and fenced-in garden that will feature Sweet Grass for basketry and smudging as well as herbs and other native plants. Continue Reading

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A Medicine Garden Dedication And Recovery In Torne Valley

Posted on 06 June 2014 by Editor

Blunt Mountain mint, Pycnanthemum Muticum, transplanted from the Harmony Hall Herb Garden to the Saltbox Environmental Research Center in Torne Valley by volunteers Nathan and Angela.

Blunt Mountain mint, Pycnanthemum Muticum, transplanted from the Harmony Hall Herb Garden to the Saltbox Environmental Research Center in Torne Valley by volunteers Nathan and Angela.

The slow, steady work by hand and machine to clean up Torne Valley is bearing fruit. The story of how 55 gallon drums of paint sludge trucked from the long-closed Mahwah automobile factory and dumped in the valley are now legendary. Continue Reading

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Weekend Ramapough Workshop

Posted on 24 February 2012 by Editor

Ramapo Mountain watershed issues and the story of the Ramapough-Lenape people are old familiars for many in these parts. But they hold interest and reflect a wider concern with governmental and industrial practices currently at work. Say fracking and safe drinking water. Continue Reading

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5:00 pm Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields
Oct 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sloatsburg Halloween Parade @ Sloatsburg Community Fields | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The 32nd Annual Sloatsburg Halloween Parade takes place Saturday, October 28. Costumes encouraged. There will be prizes given in several categories for best costumes. Assembly for the event takes place at 5 p.m. at the[...]