Northern Tuxedo Residents Association


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Events This Week

SUNDAY – TODAY!

Sterling Forest Day! 9:30am–4:00pm. Click here for the full schedule.

All activities will originate at the U.S. Senator Frank L. Lautenberg Visitor Center
116 Old Forge Road, Tuxedo, NY 10925

WORRIED ABOUT ALL THE BEARS IN OUR AREA RECENTLY?

“Hiking in Bear County”
Wednesday, October 5, at 7:00pm
The Tuxedo Library, 227 NY-17, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987.

Don Weise, author of Circuit Hikes in Harriman and West Milford’s Baker’s Dozen, as well as Development Director of NY-NJ Trail Conference, will share his knowledge and passion for enjoying hikes in Tuxedo and the surrounding areas, while practicing outdoor safety. Don has over 20 years’ experience as a hike leader, runner and environmental advocate. He will share tips on identifying extraordinary hikes and tailoring them to your group’s ability level. Don’s organization, the NY-NJ Trail Conference, builds, maintains and protects a network of over 2,150 miles of trails around Tuxedo and the greater New York area. A special guest will be TV news anchorman and Tuxedo resident Mike Schneider, who is starring in “On the Trail with Mike Schneider” on public television this fall. Don will also be bringing and signing copies of his new book, “Circuit Hikes in Harriman,” which features hikes accessible from Tuxedo Station. Please call 845-351-2207 or visit the library to register. The library website is tuxedoparklibrary.org .


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Upcoming Events/Meetings of Interest

Hi all.

Just wanted to let you know about a few things on the horizon:

Town Board Meeting – Pilgrim Pipeline Presentation
Monday, August 10, beginning at 7:00pm
Tuxedo Town Hall, Temple Dr., Tuxedo, NY

Kate Hudson from Riverkeeper will be presenting their views on the proposed Bakkan shale oil project. The project involves two pipelines running crude oil from Albany, NY to Linden, NJ, and then a returning line with refined product from Linden to Albany. See this document for more information.

The Sterling Forest Firehouse PIG ROAST is coming up!
Saturday, August 22
Sterling Forest Fire House, Long Meadow Rd. at Rt. 17A, Tuxedo, NY

Drinks at 1:00pm, food at 2:00pm
Roast Pig, Steamed and Raw Clams, BBQ Chicken, Hot Dogs, Drinks and Salads
$30/person (kids under 12 free)
Call 351-5768 for tickets. See this flyer for more info.

Hope everyone is having a great summer!


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Introduction to the Proposed Pilgrim Pipeline

Audrey Friedrichsen Esq., Land Use and Environmental Advocate at Scenic Hudson, will present information about the Pilgrim Pipeline to the residents of Tuxedo and Tuxedo Park on Thursday, July 9, 2015, beginning at 7:00pm at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Fox Hill Rd.,  in Tuxedo Park. The proposed pipeline will carry highly volatile North Dakota Bakken oil from Albany to Linden, NJ. Part of the proposed route goes through Tuxedo and Tuxedo Park. Target Tuxedo sponsors this speaker.

Target Tuxedo is a community group formed under Open Space Institute’s Citizen Action Program in 2004. This is the first in a series of presentations that will be made to the community.