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 […]

EAGLE SCOUT WITHOUT A DOUBT

EAGLE SCOUT WITHOUT A DOUBT

Suffern High School Senior Garrett Nicholson wanted to make a contribution to the memory of America’s men and women in uniform. For his Eagle Scout project, the Troop 2146 member built a paved walkway in the Valley of Heroes at the Village of Sloatsburg Community Fields. The “Heroes Walk” leads to two monuments honoring World […]

Sloatsburg seeks to upgrade its future

Sloatsburg seeks to upgrade its future

New housing, businesses, waking up sleepy Main Street By Kathy Kahn The NYS Department of Transportation held a public workshop for Sloatsburg residents on April 27, presenting two options for the repurposing of Route 17, the village’s major thoroughfare. Its first workshop, held in January, drew over 150 residents discussing ways to make Route 17 […]