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 […]

Historic Harmony House Hosts 10th Annual Christmas Party

Historic Harmony House Hosts 10th Annual Christmas Party

BY JOE KUHN Photos provided by Frank Underwood SLOATSBURG-Last Sunday, the Friends of Harmony Hall gathered together to host their 10th annual Victorian Holiday Celebration and show off the impressive restorations made to a local mansion that was built well over a century ago. The Home of Jacob and Sarah Sloat, or Harmony Hall, as […]

Arts & Craft Fair at Valley Rock Inn in Sloatsburg

Arts & Craft Fair at Valley Rock Inn in Sloatsburg

From sloatsburgvillage.com Craft vendors and artists from across the Hudson Valley will be gathering in Sloatsburg this weekend as the Valley Rock Inn hosts its first Art & Craft Fair. The event takes place Saturday and Sunday, November 18 & 19 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The event is free and will be held […]

Ramapo’s infamous dirt pile removed from Sloatsburg municipal fields, finally

Ramapo’s infamous dirt pile removed from Sloatsburg municipal fields, finally

BY CAROL MCILMURRAY Sloatsburg’s Community Park is finally rid of 15,000 cubic yards of once-contaminated soil. The dirt sat in the park since 2009 when the Rockland Sewer Board dumped the material following excavation on local sewers. The dirt remained there for years after the Town of Ramapo received $400,000 to remedy the matter in 2012. […]

Integrity in local government and proper supervision of the work force

Integrity in local government and proper supervision of the work force

  To the Editor, Recent allegations against a Clarkstown employee bring to light an array of concerns in local government operations. Beyond the allegations alleged on any one individual possibly conducting personal errands [gym, going home or to a relatives home]. This all being done while operating a marked town vehicle. I have to wonder if […]

“SENIOR HELPERS” OPENS DOORS IN NEW CITY

“SENIOR HELPERS” OPENS DOORS IN NEW CITY

Senior Helpers this week announced the official opening of its Rockland location, to be managed and operated by Brian Donohue. The new franchise will serve senior citizens and their families throughout Rockland and Orange Counties, which includes Suffern, Orangeburg, Nyack, West Nyack, New City, Congers, Piermont, Sloatsburg, and Tuxedo. It hopes to bring more than 50 new jobs to […]

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