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. […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Miracle Needed- St. Joseph’s Adult Care Home’s Building Expansion Project in Sloatsburg is in Jeopardy!
BY BARRY WARNER St. Joseph’s Adult Care Home is a nonprofit facility that is owned and operated by Sisters Servants of Mary Immaculate for 75 years. The Byzantine Catholic Order home accommodates 31 residents, who are men and women from all walks of life, including aging retired health-challenged Nuns and Priests. Its primary aim is […]