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 […]

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. […]

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