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Village Gathers For Annual Sloatsburg Memorial Day Parade

Posted on 30 May 2016 by Editor

Members of the Sloatsburg Volunteer Fire Department lead the 2016 Memorial Day Parade. The SFD held its first meeting on November 27, 1923, at the Henry Club which still stands.

Members of the Sloatsburg Volunteer Fire Department lead the 2016 Memorial Day Parade. The SFD held its first official meeting on November 27, 1923, at the Henry Club which still stands on Route 17 and was once a thriving community gathering place for dances and other entertainment.

While other village Memorial Day celebrations and parades across the Hudson Valley were cancelled due to early morning threatening weather, Sloatsburg carried on with its scheduled program — to the delight of many. Continue Reading

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Get Lost Trying to Find the Mysterious Harriman Bear Festival

Posted on 24 February 2016 by Editor

myharriman no small adventureThis year’s mild winter weather has teased an early spring. And with spring comes a lot of hiking in the surrounding hills. The whole Trail Town corridor vibe has picked up momentum, with groups in Tuxedo, Sloatsburg and Suffern all working to highlight local parks and recreational assets. Continue Reading

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Pilgrim Pipeline revised petroleum route runs through Tuxedo, skirts Sloatsburg

Posted on 06 August 2015 by Editor

Rockland County recently held an interagency oil train drill, where some 30 county groups participated in a mock train crash disaster. The effort was a direct response to growing concern that the increase in mile long freight trains of Bakken crude oil rolling through Rockland on rail has increased the probability of a spill disaster. Continue Reading

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“American Native” documentary explores Ramapough Mountain Indians

Posted on 05 June 2015 by Editor

Review of American Native By Geoff Welch
Curator, Harmony Hall, Sloatsburg, New York

HIFFinMiddletownOn Sunday, May 21, at the transplanted Hoboken Film Festival, now held at the Historic Paramount Movie Theater in Middletown, New York, the documentary American Native was screened. Directed by Steve Oritt, the film has gone through much re-editing since its rough-cut screening at Ramapo College over a year ago and is now making the rounds of film festivals throughout. Continue Reading

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A Walk In The Park Along The Ramapo River

Posted on 23 December 2014 by Editor

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View of the Ramapo River as it washes over Sloats Dam in Sloatsburg, NY, with Mill Pond’s higher flat surface behind the roiled white water.

The Village of Sloatsburg has an industrial and commercial history going back to the mid-1700 Dutch settlers that included Stephen Sloat, who built Sloat’s Tavern. That original structure is still in existence at the rear section of the current Sloat House.

Mostly, the manufacturing history of the area centers on the power provided by the Ramapo River. Continue Reading

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A Message From The Tuxedo Chamber

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

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Tuxedo Gets Back To Real Life After Casinos Pass Over Orange County

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 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

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Ramapo Special Election Ballots Ordered Impounded By Court

Posted on 01 October 2014 by Editor

VillageHallVotenightWMThe Ramapo Special Election Tuesday turned out to be the controversial thriller many thought it would be. Continue Reading

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Celebrate With BackHome Sunday

Posted on 25 September 2014 by Editor

BackHome Antiques, along Rt. 17 in Tuxedo, features an ever-changing collection of collectibles and interesting items. In only its second year, the popular store owned and operated by Sloatsburgers Stephen Hoefer and Darrell Frasier has become a destination for those looking for that certain something.

BackHome Antiques in Tuxedo celebrates its 2nd anniversary Saturday and Sunday with special sales.

BackHome Antiques in Tuxedo celebrates its 2nd anniversary Saturday and Sunday with special sales.

Darrell Frasier calls the store’s inventory “priced to go” — and shoppers can certainly pick through all sorts of jewelry, art, frames, cast iron kitchen ware, furniture, and more. The spacious two floors are fun to wander, with any number of objects certain to catch your eye. Continue Reading

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Park Commission Objects To Sterling Forest Resort Exit 15B Plan

Posted on 17 September 2014 by Editor

Members of Sterling Forest Partnership met before a recent Palisades Interstate Parks Commission meeting.

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

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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[...]