Posted on 20 December 2014 by Editor
Tuxedo has many good things. The whole casino process revealed the many good people engaged with their community — those who are concerned and care about the future of Tuxedo. Following is a letter from Tuxedo Chamber of Commerce President Bill Sweet that briefly reviews the casino process and chamber position while also looking at the community engagement as opportunity to continue to build a better Tuxedo. Continue Reading
Posted on 18 December 2014 by Editor
The New York Gaming Commission’s Facility Location Board rejected any Orange County sites, leaving Tuxedo to forge it’s own economic future.
The possibility of a casino in Orange County was always a long shot. Wednesday’s decision by the New York Gaming Facility Location Board to exclude Orange County from any casino development was confirmation of those odds. Continue Reading
Posted on 15 December 2014 by Editor
There’s a cursed and coveted stretch of Rt. 17 that runs through Sloatsburg, along the Ramapo River water gap, stretching past Tuxedo Park, through Southfields, past Arden, and ending near Harriman. The route is surrounded by New York state park lands, mostly by 46,000 acres of Harriman State Park to the east northeast and some 21,000 acres of Sterling Forest State Park to the west. Bear Mountain State Park and U.S. Military Academy federal forest reserves further northeast add an additional 20,000 plus acres of green space. Continue Reading
Posted on 10 November 2014 by Editor
Hikers gather at the Doris Duke Trail dedication in Sterling Forest Park / Photo by Geoff Welch
The vast fortune that was even too much for Doris Duke to spend down in her lifetime continues to benefit in all manner of ways. Continue Reading
Posted on 17 September 2014 by Editor
Members of Sterling Forest Partnership met before a recent Palisades Interstate Parks Commission meeting.
A possibly momentous decision was made on gaming in Orange County on a sunny Monday afternoon amid the rough hewn beam and stone facade of Bear Mountain Inn. Continue Reading