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Valley Rock Inn Celebrates a Festival of Lights in Sloatsburg

Posted on 05 December 2017 by Editor

Valley Rock Inn & Market will host a Festival of Lights celebration in Sloatsburg on Saturday and Sunday, December 9 and 10.

Sloatsburgers helped light up the Village recently with the annual caroling and tree lighting ceremony. Now the folks at Valley Rock Inn & Market have invited the community to join in a weekend Festival of Lights celebration that is sure to turn the lights even brighter. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg Honors Thomas F. Bollatto for 50 Years of Service

Posted on 05 December 2017 by Editor

Rockland County Legislator Doug Jobson presents Village Clerk & Treasurer Thomas F. Bollatto, Jr. with an award for his many years of service to the community. Sloatsburg Mayor Carl Wright looks on as Sloatsburg Elementary School Principal Dr. Joe Lloyd takes a photo at the far right.

A close gathering of family, friends and colleagues attended a special Village Board ceremony on Monday, December 4, to honor Sloatsburg’s Thomas F. Bollatto, Jr. for his 50 years of dedicated service to the community. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg turned out for another successful Halloween Parade

Posted on 31 October 2017 by Editor

The 32nd Annual Sloatsburg Halloween Parade got started down Route 17 from the Community Fields, led by the Ramapo Police Department.

The Village of Sloatsburg once again had an enthusiastic turn out for its 32nd annual Halloween Parade. The march and community walk down Route 17 took place this past Saturday, October 28, just before the Sunday rain set in.

Once again the Suffern High School Marching Band led the way. Here’s hoping all have a very satisfying Halloween. Continue Reading

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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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Tuxedo Hudson opens Blue Barn Farm Market and previews new Valley Rock Inn

Posted on 05 September 2017 by Editor

More than just school kicks off in September across the Hudson Valley. The change in season also starts a colorful parade of local events and festivals, including in and around the Village of Sloatsburg and Route 17 corridor communities. 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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A Solstice Afternoon of Music and Nature at Harmony Hall

Posted on 14 June 2017 by Editor

Stop over at Harmony Hall for an afternoon seasonal celebration of summer. The Friends of Harmony Hall and Town of Ramapo sponsor the Saturday, June 17, event — Music for the Summer Solstice. The event is free and open to the public and is set to include a nature walk around the Harmony Hall grounds and peek at the curator’s Blunt Mountain Mint plantings — mountain mint is native to the Highlands with a variety growing in the nearby Ramapo Mountains … there’s even a report of the Hoary Mountain Mint growing wild up on Torne. The Blunt Mountain Mint in the Curator’s garden is on the New York/New Jersey threatened species list. Continue Reading

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Sloatsburg’s Memorial Day Carried On Monday At The Fire Hall

Posted on 29 May 2017 by Editor

The Village of Sloatsburg didn’t let morning rain ruin its Memorial Day ceremony on Monday, May 29. Although the Village cancelled the scheduled parade, the local Fire Hall was filled by residents and veterans, scouts, the Suffern High School Band, and guest dignitaries to mark the occasion.

Memorial Day parades across Rockland County ran into rain Monday morning, experiencing lots of cancellations. But the Village of Sloatsburg carried on by holding its annual Memorial Day celebration at the Sloatsburg Fire Hall. 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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Sloatsburg Complete Streets Project Status Update @ Village Hall | Sloatsburg | New York | United States
The New York Department of Transportation and Village of Sloatsburg will resume the Complete Streets Project on Tuesday, February 13, at 6 p.m. at the Sloatsburg Municipal Building. The Village Board will host the NYSDOT[...]