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Sloatsburg Village Board meets heading into the fall, with a list of project updates and local activities

Posted on 26 September 2017 by Editor

A sample view of Sloatsburg showing lane configurations and road modifications via the Complete Streets Option 2. The NYSDOT Region 8 team updates the Village Board before Tuesday’s regular meeting as the roadway plan through Sloatsburg is finalized, with the expectation of a November presentation.

The Village of Sloatsburg has been busy a number of major improvement and maintenance projects that taken together will have lasting impacts on local quality of life.

2017 has been a year of both planning and execution. Projects underway include major sewer and road improvement plans, delivery of two new fire trucks and the construction of a substation to house them in, community pool upgrades and the recently completed resurfacing of tennis courts at the Community Fields. Continue Reading

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The Bluegrass Festival Takes Center Stage in Sloatsburg

Posted on 31 August 2017 by Editor

Bring a little blue skies and sunshine with you when you travel to the 8th Annual Highlands Bluegrass Festival at Harmony Hall in Sloatsburg, NY. Also bring a comfortable lawn chair for an afternoon of live bluegrass and Americana music that will feature banjo extraordinaire Tony Trischka.

The free event goes from 1 p.m. through 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 10. Continue Reading

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NYSDOT Region 8 Complete Streets Gives Sloatsburg Opportunity To Participate In Re-imagining Route 17

Posted on 22 April 2017 by Editor

NYSDOT Region 8 will host Sloatsburg’s Complete Streets Public Workshop II – Concept Evaluation on Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall.

Whether from curiosity or to make a contribution, Sloatsburgers showed up en masse at the first Complete Streets Public Workshop. The meeting was hosted by a team from the New York Department of Transportation Region 8 and focused on an open conversation about community transportation issues along Route 17. Continue Reading

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Bedroom or Bust – Crosswalks, Sidewalks and Safe Passage

Posted on 23 February 2017 by Editor

SloatsbSloatsburg Crossroads Northurg residents have received their official Complete Streets Public Workshop 1 announcement from Mayor Carl Wright and the Village Board. Next up is the first Route 17 Sloatsburg Complete Street meeting on Tuesday, February 28, at the Municipal Building. Continue Reading

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Injuries and fatality reported in morning bus accident on Route 17 in Tuxedo

Posted on 10 February 2017 by Editor

UPDATED. There was a Short Line Coach bus accident in Tuxedo Friday morning, February 10, that involved injuries and one fatality, according to a MidHudsonNews.com report.

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Get Ready for the Sloatsburg Complete Streets Main Street Project – residents are invited to participate in remaking Rt. 17

Posted on 02 February 2017 by Editor

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Just say no to buses, trucks and cars whizzing through Sloatsburg’s village center. The NYS DOT has offered residents a transformative opportunity to participate in a Complete Streets Main Street Project that will re-imagine Route 17 through Sloatsburg.

Now is the time for Village of Sloatsburg residents to get up, get involved and get excited.

The cry for traffic calming, safe passage and turning Route 17 into more of a Main Street that provides Sloatsburg with safe pedestrian walkways and “village feel” has been heard. Loud and clear. Continue Reading

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Status of Route 17 Construction and the Repaving Plan

Posted on 20 July 2016 by Editor

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Route 17 through Sloatsburg has been under construction now for months due to the Western Ramapo Sewer District project that goes all the way to the county line.

Road bumps, potholes, construction stops – Sloatsburg’s old main drag feels like it’s been a construction zone for a long time now. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg’s Sushiville goes native with local nature photography show

Posted on 07 April 2016 by Editor

sushiville galleryIt 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

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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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NYS DOT Issues Stop Work Order Along Route 17 in Sloatsburg

Posted on 03 March 2016 by Editor

The NYS DOT issued a Stop Work Order to METRA on Tuesday, March 1, for construction work on Route 17 in Sloatsburg, NY.

The NYS DOT issued a Stop Work Order to METRA on Tuesday, March 1, for construction work on Route 17 in Sloatsburg, NY.

The surrounding voices from Sloatsburg and up through Tuxedo have been heard loud and clear. 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[...]