Sloatsburg reader sees special surcharge to fund North Rockland District as taxation without representation

Sloatsburg reader sees special surcharge to fund North Rockland District as taxation without representation

To the Editor, Recently New York State Senator James Skoufis presented an idea for tax relief in the North Rockland School district. Simply put his idea involves a one dollar surcharge for parking at Bear Mountain State Park/along with other surcharges unnamed.. This would mean people from outside the North Rockland District would be paying […]

Arrest made in fatal crash involving a motor vehicle and a lawnmower

Arrest made in fatal crash involving a motor vehicle and a lawnmower

RAMAPO, NY – The Ramapo Police Department released an update on their investigation into a May 19, 2019 fatal crash involving a motor vehicle and a lawnmower in the Village of Sloatsburg. “This is a follow up to the Ramapo Police and Rockland County District Attorney’s Office investigation of the May 19 crash involving a […]

VILLAGE OF SLOATSBURG CHANGES PLANS

VILLAGE OF SLOATSBURG CHANGES PLANS

By Kathy Kahn The Village of Sloatsburg is getting ready to celebrate its 90th anniversary, but a few changes have been made to its original plans. Mayor Carl Wright said the village will not sponsor a community picnic on July 4th—rather, it will host a fireworks show on October 5, which will follow the 90th […]

Will You Sign the Petition?

Will You Sign the Petition?

By Town of Ramapo Supervisor Michael B. Specht Seven Lakes Drive starts in the Village of Sloatsburg and extends 18 miles through Harriman State Park to Bear Mountain State Park. Countless hikers and cyclists enjoy traveling this beautiful scenic route. Currently, it is impossible to safely and legally travel the entire length by bike or […]

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 […]

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