Valley Rock Inn restoration centerpiece of Sloatsburg revitalization

Valley Rock Inn restoration centerpiece of Sloatsburg revitalization

BY DAVID PEREYRA As restoration and repurposing of buildings continues apace, the Valley Rock Inn campus in Sloatsburg, NY has come into focus. Interior view of the Valley Rock Inn, showing the lawn off the porch of the new restaurant cantina. With its wall of landscaping along Route 17, Valley Rock Inn in Sloatsburg, NY, […]

90th Birthday Bash in the Works for Sloatsburg

90th Birthday Bash in the Works for Sloatsburg

By Kathy Kahn The village of Sloatsburg (named for the Sloat family), is already preparing for its 90th birthday in 2019. “It takes a year to plan something like this,” said Mayor Carl Wright. “And we want it to be a great success.” Sloatsburg is currently undergoing a metamorphosis thanks to entrepreneur Michael Bruno, owner […]

Sloatsburg resident becomes Eagle Scout

Sloatsburg resident becomes Eagle Scout

Rockland County Executive Ed Day congratulated Bergen Catholic High School graduate Brian Smith of Troop 31 on becoming an Eagle Scout at his Eagle Scout Court of Honor. Brian is currently a freshman at Sacred Heart University. His community service project was to construct a new bocce ball court on the property of the Sloatsburg […]

Final meeting with Sloatsburg sends DOT back to drawing board

Final meeting with Sloatsburg sends DOT back to drawing board

Final meeting with Sloatsburg sends DOT back to drawing board BY KATHY KAHN In a mission to make Route 17 in Sloatsburg more manageable for village residents and businesses, the NYS Department of Transportation and its planner from Creighton Manning came to Village Hall on Tuesday, March 13 to finalize plans for restructuring the corridor. […]

Isabella Rieder spends spring break in Singapore

Isabella Rieder spends spring break in Singapore

Isabella Rieder of Sloatsburg and 10 other art students traveled over spring break to the far-away island-country of Singapore – a contemporary art destination in Asia – to further their studies and experience new cultures. While on the faculty-led trip, the students attended lectures at LASALLE College of the Arts, visited renowned museums and photographed […]

Putting “Slow” back in Sloatsburg

Putting “Slow” back in Sloatsburg

Proposed DOT changes to make Route 17 pedestrian-friendly still undergoing review By Kathy Kahn Planners from the Department of Transportation, along with the Village Board and Sloatsburg residents, have been working for months on a plan to slow down traffic in Sloatsburg without taking it down to a crawl. The DOT came back to the […]

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