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When Main Street is a Highway — Sloatsburg, Route 17 and the “benefits” of benefactors

Posted on 25 October 2017 by Editor

Sandra Jobson with the NYSDOT Region 8 Complete Streets Sloatsburg team presenting options during Public Meeting workshop at the Sloatsburg Fire Hall.  

On Wednesday evening the county spotlight will shine on Sloatsburg and its Complete Streets project. The Rockland Municipal Planner Federation features Sloatsburg at a workshop that is part of its “A Year of Transportation” program aimed at Rockland’s transportation needs. Continue Reading

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Should it stay or go? The Village wants to know your opinion on the Roller Skate Rink at the Community Fields

Posted on 03 October 2017 by Editor

The Village of Sloatsburg’s skate park has fallen into disrepair due to its particular location at the Community Fields — the concrete surface has undergone repeated flooding and cycles of freezing and thawing, leaving the rink unrepairable.

Note: This article has been updated. The Sloatsburg Roller Skate Park is a colorful illustration of Mother Nature’s persistent power to undermine and undo things made by human hands. The Skate Rink at the Community Fields was built in the 1980s during the resurgence of public skating and roller blading. It now exists in a state of limbo — currently both unusable and unrepairable. Continue Reading

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So Nice to See You Warby Parker: NYC-based lifestyle brand company takes big step and opens its first optical lab

Posted on 10 January 2017 by Editor

barkow-photo-for-warby-parker-wp-wmRockland County, N.Y. — First came the summer 2016 announcement from New York Governor Andrew Cuomo about growing lifestyle company Warby Parker’s decision to locate its new optical lab in Rockland County, right down the road from Sloatsburg in part of the Rockland Standard Gears building. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg welcomes a new ladder truck which marks part of an extensive investment by the Village in the Fire Department

Posted on 12 December 2016 by Editor

Member of the Sloatsburg Volunteer Fire Department greet Sloatsburg's new 78' Aerial Ladder Truck, which was delivered to the Village at the beginning of December 2016.

Members of the Sloatsburg Volunteer Fire Department greet Sloatsburg’s new 78′ Aerial Ladder Truck, which was delivered to the Village at the beginning of December 2016.

The sky was still lit up with colorful clouds on the recent Friday evening that Sloatsburg’s new 78′ Aerial Ladder Truck arrived in the village Municipal Lot. Word of mouth spread as members of the Sloatsburg Fire Department made their way over to Village Hall to take a look at the department’s first ever ladder truck.

The 78′ Ladder Truck, along with an on-order new rescue/pumper truck, will allow the department to meet nearly all of its firefighting needs – for now and into the future. Continue Reading

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The Bruno Chronicles tell a tale of good things to come

Posted on 03 April 2016 by Editor

Michael Bruno discusses his Tuxedo Hudson Company adventure that he hopes will help transform the Sloatsburg to Tuxedo corridor. / Photo still from video by Hema Easley

Michael Bruno discusses his Tuxedo Hudson Company adventure that he hopes will help transform the Sloatsburg to Tuxedo corridor. / Photo still from video by Hema Easley

The Blue Barn property in Sloatsburg is currently being re-landscaped while the old IGA building in Tuxedo is getting shut-down for restoration and rebirth. By now many locals in the Sloatsburg through Tuxedo corridor are familiar with the tale of Michael Bruno and the Tuxedo Hudson Company, which has set out to revitalize the area through a particular vision of food, antique and craft commerce. Continue Reading

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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[...]