Posted on 15 March 2015 by Editor
Shadows of people outlined by the intense flames of the Old Mill fire light up the sky in Sloatsburg back in March of 1955.
The flames lit up the sky back on that windy March night in 1955. Winds blew along the natural canyon created by the Ramapo River and railroad tracks, much like the recent high winds of our own seasonal warming weather, and fed a fire that raced through what was then the Ramapo Piece Dye Works that housed the Schwartz Yarn Co. in Sloatsburg, NY, causing a conflagration visible from miles away. Continue Reading
Posted on 15 September 2014 by Editor
Suffern Police Department members pictured with their new ranks are PO Ryan Ortiz, PO Billy Simurra, PO Andrew Yorke, PO Mike Careswell, Lt. Ed Dolan, Chief Clarke Osborn, Det. Sgt. John Mallon, Sgt. Jose Martinez, Sgt. Andy Loughlin, Sgt. Jim Giannettino and Sgt. Rick Marsh.
The Suffern Police Department recently welcomed aboard new police officers and promoted a hand full of others.
During last week’s Village of Suffern Board meeting, the Suffern Police took center stage with the department’s promotion ceremony, where six officers were promoted to new ranks and four officers were formally sworn in. Continue Reading
Posted on 15 August 2014 by Editor
The Sloatsburg Fire Department will help see off the summer season Saturday with plenty of sunshine and a Classic Car Show all day at the village Community Fields. Continue Reading
Posted on 02 April 2014 by Editor
The Rockland County Chief’s association acknowledged area firefighters and handed out awards this past week, a time when firefighters across Rockland County were celebrated.
Photo from collage at SloatsburgFire.org
New City Fire Department Chief Kenny Flynn was named Chief of the Year. Gordon Wren Sr., former chief of the all-volunteer Hillcrest Fire Department and member for some 70 years, was awarded the Jerome Trachtenberg Service Award, presented to the person who promotes outstanding service to the Rockland County Fire Chief’s Association. Continue Reading