Sterling Forest Resort Casino Would Devastate Parkland

Don't Be That Guy. The developers claim the adjacent park and hiking trails as amenities. We make more money here than the average American household. The sloats mill and dam is contained to one area. The vast majority opposed the project, which is only 41 miles from Manhattan, because of the threat it posed to the surrounding forest.

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The Gaming Commission received 3, letters regarding the proposed Sterling Forest Resort, with over of them in opposition. Our concerns were heard, loud and clear! Special thanks to the following for their leadership, hard work, and support: Tuxedo still has many challenges ahead. The Town Board, Tuxedo residents, and area businesses all have a role in securing Tuxedo's economic future.

A broad and deep coalition of concerned citizens and regional and national organizations remains committed to keeping Sterling Forest State Park protected. Together, we must continue to work for sustainable, appropriate development in Tuxedo that leverages and protects the town's heritage, natural resources, and unique character as "The Gateway to Orange County" surrounded by pristine state park lands.

There will be no going back. Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus, who notes his county was not even in play six months ago for one of the four casino licenses that will be granted, says the rather last-minute onslaught of such large proposed developments is tough on local communities. Christian Goode, senior v.

From a high-end hotel spa to ski, world-class adventure park to a Renaissance Faire to open-air entertainment to a small casino will be all the amenities that we offer. The Route 17A property has long hosted the New York Renaissance Faire, and Genting proposes adding a fall festival, ice and and snow festival, and spring festival. Genting would upgrade the ski center, put in zip lines for year-round use, and resurrect the Sterling Forest gardens, among other plans.

Tuxedo resident Bridget Morris says she is outraged that such a proposal is even before the town. Each applicant will be expected to give a 45 minute presentation about their proposal and allow 15 minutes for questions from the Board. The Board will announce the order of applicant presentations as the dates approach. Each event will take place from 8 a. In each region, the Board purposefully selected large, accessible venues located in counties and municipalities where no casino applicants have proposals.

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