My name is Bill Stevens. Mr. and Mrs. Rodzianko! ft. house located at 5377 Nan Linn Dr, Willoughby, OH 44094 sold for $170,000 on Jul 22, 2020. Happy memories:) Surely miss them a lot. Forest Glen was on the north side of Lake Road and probably midway between Rockland Lake and Valley Cottage but we gravitated to Valley Cottage for shopping and the post office. GoodnessThe stories. Lansmans was originally founded by the Lansmans family in 1942 as a rental bungalow colony. He was something else. Barndominium; Bungalow; Cabin; Contemporary; Cottage; Country . Thirty-three years ago, my family was on our way upstate to look at a bungalow for sale in a co-op near White Lake, New York. Jay's Lakeside I used to row my sister across the lake and ice skate on it. After emanant.domain we moved to valley cottage across from Doms deli. Hochman's Colony Hill But the memories of Forest Glen, the casino, Dugans Trucks, Scottys, The Pie Manand everyone parenting everyone elses kids is indelible. By Jacob Frommer October 9, 2017. I remember your family and went to school with Laurie. Siyum Harambam in Kozy Acres. 3 beds, 2 baths, 1170 sq. Please get back to me. Leibush Goldberg's I have many fond memories of the town of Rockland Lake in the late 40s and 50s. Lorraine Hotel 1965-1972. It could have been more sunny, but it was still a nice fall day and the view was great, just as I remembered it. She said it was sad when everyone had to move out so the PIPC could move in. Morristown resident finishes second place on Chopped, LETTER: Caldwell Library is vital community asset, National Guard collector to give Civil War presentation Jan. 25, Roseland native recognized for academic excellence at Bridgton Academy, Registration for Dickerson School program set for Jan. 19, Mount Olive Board of Ed reorganizes with new president, old issue, New proposals reviewed for Bernardsville Audi site, New bookstore coming to Madison's Main Street, The F. M. 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I lived there every year from 1953-1970. have to go food shopping. My oldest brothers John and David ( Durkin) went to school in Rockland Lake. If she is a relative please contact me. Klein's Hallway House Marlo's We walked the old amusement park and he shared many stories about the merry go round and the wonderful Hague family who ran it. Majestic I Live in Rockland Lake, in my husbands grandmothers childhood home. Some bungalow colonies are still running, are co-ops, or created a special community made up of bungalows for sale or bungalows for rent. Wow!! I will try to find out for you though my Moms memory of the Lake goes back only until the 1930s, she may remember the bait shop being mentioned by an older relative or friend, and if they had it into the 30s, she may very well remember it herself! Maybe you have some recollection of my family? Genel, are you on Facebook by any chance? Two friends of my grandmother were Frances Ebner and Lillian Havlik. I grew up listening to your Dad's music. There were also movies, masquerade parties, and I love living here-so rich with history and it sure is peaceful. Don't Threaten. They were nice enough to order pizza and I spent some time reminiscing with them. The white buildings and green lawns of Lipkowitz Bungalow Colony in Ferndale peer over a hillside above Route 17, the principal artery of the Catskill resort area that covers most of Sullivan County. In winter we would ice skate on Rockland Lake. My brother Joe has so many pictures of those good old Days We also have home movies of Rockland Lake and what it looked like back than. Yes, it was a great time, especially for my sister Linda and my cousins Karen Kaufmann and Joan Arnow, if you remember them, and all the kids that came from the city, I am now 65 years young. Hotel Levitt (formerly New Prospect) I am indeed on Facebook, and would happily friend you if you would like. I grew up in Rockland Lake from 1946 until the state took over the house we lived in. thank you all for sharing your wonderful memories of Rockland lake. The Hudson house is in its final months/years. it all started with this website. Many of the "borscht belt" hotels had closed, but the Catskill . Why destroy a living, breathingvillage, or 13 of them in the case of Rockland Countys full total? In the 1920s they used to own and run a bait and tackle store called Two Brothers. Seletsky's Villa My e-mail address is When the Rockland Lake two room schoolhouse closed in 1959, the students came to Congers Elementary and added two or three children to most of our classes. There was a big house as you entered the grounds on the left side which I believe belonged to the family that took care of the property over the winter months. I also realize that things would of course be different. Nhi Mundy, chef, DVEight editor-in-chief, and town curator of Mountain Dale. Oakwood Cottages Genden's Bungalows Leader House I am grateful for the life in a small town so long ago. Bungalows Hodes Acres Krell Bungalow Cottages Lee-Ra Colony . Dec 28, 2022 - Browse and Book from the Best Vacation Rentals with Prices in Kerhonkson: View Tripadvisor's 104 unbiased reviews, 998 photos and great deals on 80 vacation rentals, cabins and villas in Kerhonkson, NY There is also a midrange resort hotel just down the road from us and wonderful farm-to-table catering options nearby, including craft beers, ciders, and amazing produce and grass-fed BBQ. Elm Shade Hotel At that time, Valley Cottage was a sleepy town with an apothecary with a soda fountain, the post office & a handfull of additional stores. Let me know when that might happen and maybe we can all meet down that way? Yes, it was I was just filling in a bit about the approximately 13 villages and hamlets Rockland surrendered to the State. As I said beforemaybe we can get a family/friends get together the summer? Countryside Acres Inc: Facility Name: Countryside Acres Bungalow Colony: Facility Address: 445 Old Liberty Rd Monticello NY: Facility Type: Services, NEC (C)ity, (T)own, (V)illage: Town of Thompson: Deadline for Comments: Friday, April 23, 2021: DEC Number: 3-4846-00412/00001: SPDES Number: Mr. Klopchin. Mountain Spring Hotel I wonder if we can start talking it up right after Christmas and see what can of interest there is? Hi Scot! These bungalow colonies were a respite for the city folks, mostly from the Bronx, Manhattan & Brooklyn. Hi Louis, Yes, color war was the highlight of summer for the campers- the Floridian was small compared to the other bungalow colonies but it was the perfect size to get to know everyone! I remember playing softball in the circle and swimming in the pool. A cluster of seven "handsome cottages" constructed in the late 1890s between 80th and 83rd Streets formed the original resort. They are both happy in heaven now. Altman's Boxer's Hotel Majestic Hotel Greening House My sister will be 69 in September and Karen just turned 69 in April and I believe Joan is 67. I am sure the ice man was from Knickerbocker Ice. It was very hard work running the bungalow colony during Thank you John Patrick Schutz, for helping to fan the embers and allowing us to keep the spark of memory we all share of Rockland Lake, alive. My parents grew up in Rockland Lake. came every year. Sanford Do you know anything about this store? Avon Riverside Freedom and tell We were summer people and had no idea what was happening to the families and their homes when the state created the state park. Hi to those I see here replying! Modersohn's Lotus Farm Gail was also a counselor. It was sold a long time ago but I now have the sign from that store and Im trying to find out more about it. . Dave DAuria, is Sam still alive? Empire Hotel Pine Hill Cottages Adorable 3 bedroom, one bath bung Mickey, Yes, hes amongst lots of family and friends in Heaven and that is very good to know. My grandparents (as you probably read) had a bungalow there from the 30s until the state took it away that they used summers and on weekends all year. On Monday, the Times Herald-Record reported that new zoning regulations . The other hotels They saw movies in Nyack, had sodas at Woolworths, got prescriptions at Koblins and shoes at Glynns. Maltese Manor (previously Morris Sondak's) Submitting this form below will send a message to your email with a link to change your password. - STORED ON SITE. My name is Shelley Raynor. Platt's bungalows were small and cozy. Ellen Resnick spent her summers at Tucker s Colony . Martin Miller's As you can see, the exteriors and interiors are in various conditions. Hi, Scot enjoyed your reply! My college years volunteer summers at ROMIC in the Rockland Lake School led to a career as a Special Education teacher, The school evolved into the Birchwood School, part of the Clarkstown district with a very good reputation. Green in Morristown, which was like a big trip. I was friendly with Lisa Guinta. Li Ro The Catskills Institute. Hoping you and Mollie and Alan are well. Jewish educators came to his rescue. Do you remember my brother Joe? Thank you, again, John Patrick Schutz!!! Sunrise Kutay's Lodge Slight chance of a rain shower. Western Hotel, Hotels Mountain View Farm I recently started a (closed) Facebook group called Forest Glen Bungalow Colony for family members to share memories. We offer an unusual, old Borscht Belt bungalow colony about 90 miles north of NYC, in the Village of Kerhonkson, in Ulster County, near New Paltz and Minnewaska Park. InNyack, we mostly discuss thebi-section and guttingof the Village of South Nyack but South Nyack amazingly survived that amputation, other communities in the same time period did notdonearly so well. I have many Bohemian relatives buried in Gethsemane Cemetery from my great-great grandfather Zelenka, to my great-grandparents Jansky/Yonsky, to my grandparents Jeslinek Ireland and assorted in-betweens. I am working now so I cant spend too much time now. Sam Schlafrock's My mom was Virginia (Hudson) Peluso. She reminded me that the Floridian Bungalow Colony (owned, I believe, by the Schleifman family) was located right on 9W, a short walk from Bobin and Hi-Ya Cottages. Weiss Cottages Havent talked to you in a while.How are you all doing? Our big reward was using the pool lunchtime. And now I recall the swings there as well. My Mother was a very good friend of a Barbara Conklin, I wonder if that is a relation. Across Lake road lived Bob Mc Clain, The Ottos, Ackerson, then we (Reimers & Gordons) were the next house up from Kucera, followed by Secor & the Post Office run by Florence Brinkerhoff. I believe you knew my cousins JoAnn Gantman and Neil Feingold (Big Neil). McCormick's Sunset Farm And Lynn, my Mom, and Aunt were close. The stored ice was placed on inclined railroad cars, transported down the mountainside, placed on barges on the Hudson River, and shipped to New York City. My grandparents would continue to come weekends and summers to their Rockland Lake bungalow and considered Rockland County their second home. Joseph Richman I have been ''They all seem to feel like they're coming back home.'' It was built in the 1930s and includes three cottages and a main guesthouse arranged in a square around a large lawn. My mother spent her summers there (and many weekends year-round) from the 1930s until she married and moved to Rockland County permanently in 1953, her parents (my grandparents) continued their weekends and summers until the state took their bungalow in the early 1960s. Anyway, just wanted to say excellent blog! Brook Lake Heights favorite this . Rose Inn Dominic Filippone. Wolfie's Bungalows My grandparents, lifelong New York City residents, maintained a summer and weekendbungalow cottage at Rockland Lake from pre-WWII until they were forced to leave it in the 1960s. Crispell Farm The Schultz Bungalows Hint, hint!!! Fabulous piece written by John Patrick Schutz. This 11-acre bungalow colony about a minute drive (10 minute walk) to downtown Mountain Dale was built in the 1940's as a compound for an extended Armenian Family. Oro Editions Spring 2020 Book Catalogue By Oro Editions Issuu. Holiday Bungalows Royal House Im Mike 73 years old, and lived in Rockland lake across from the Firehouse. Lee-Ra Colony called the Casino, a recreation center that had activities every Rivera Country Club Hi Bob! I remember Lena and Patty Bilotti- an older couple who came up before the actual season began and stayed through September- he was a friend of the owner, Mr. Schliefman -he fished all summer and proudly displayed his catches! in Valley Cottage that had a two family and three cottages behind the three cottages. taken down and not taken care of. We enjoyed Speedy all the way to the Kutchers. Find The Royal Bungalow Colony, homes for sale, real estate, apartments, condos, townhomes, mobile homes, multi-family units, farm and land lots with RE/MAX's powerful search tools. Cooper's Bungalows For everyone who can picture the area as if it were yesterday and perhaps to stir additional recollections I am including a dropbox link to a folder that has these maps. The stone caretaker's house also needs renovation, but it is winterized and includes four bedrooms, two baths, two wood stoves, a new roof, and a new furnace. Yes Bill, everyone called me Mickey. mchr. to the bungalow colony, such as the butcher or the produce guy. Mickey. Yes Mom and Dad are well and living in Florida (yes they are Floridians! ) Echo Hotel (now Camp Bnos Belz) Mr. Friedman estimated that the value has at least doubled since. One of my close childhood friends growing up was Mike McIntyre who lived across from the fire house (Mrs. McIntyre still lives there). Oddfellow's House Blizzard of 77-78. I would love to share that with all of you as it captures a moment in time that is long gone and was before I became aware. Recreation Farm. It was the one adjacent to the deep end of the pool. porches. Pine View House Thank you thank you. Im leaving on vacation tomorrow, and wont be back for 2 weeks. I & R Gross Bungalows (previously Gartner's) Barlau Hotel (formerly Branlip Hotel) This is a digitized version of an article from The Timess print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. Authentic 1930s Bungalow Colony. And sadly, so much of what had been inhabited is almost unreachable anyway its never been utilized or even properly cleaned and returned to wilderness. I think he worked in the elevator business with my dad . Please call me 518-234-7789 or 607-644-8045. Teich's Some, like Lansman's Bungalow Colony in Woodburne, even run camps for kids. Some will say for the benefit of all, and they may very well be correct on the great ledger of society, it may be that Rockland Countys loss of the Mountain Hamlets for Harriman State Park, the heart of the Village of South Nyack for the Thruway and the Bridge, and the Village of Rockland Lake for Rockland Lake State Park is a net gain. Hoffman's We do not accept and will not approve Aunt Grace ran the store and uncle John ran the butcher shop. They all say it was the best time of their lives. Low near 35F. Does anyone remember these bungalow colonies? Roxy Inn Though the glory days of fast clipper ships and later crack steamers carrying Rockland Lake Ice literally all over the world had ended, Rockland Lake Village survived the change. Pinecrest Acres Bungalow Colony. Are you on Facebook? Hodes Acres It is just Janet left, of the Hudson girls. Soloway's I walk there a lot now that my dad is gone and picture him playing ball with the Klopchins and the other wonderful families. I bet most of us would still be living there if we werent forced out..did you see that monstrosity that was built at the very end of Collyer?? I first wrote this in 2011. Kass Villa Cold Brook Manor Brickman's (formerly Pleasant Valley Farm, now Syddha Yoga Ashram) She married Abraham Solomon, and they raised their family in East Flatbush and spent their summers at Joy Acres bungalow colony in Valley Cottage. Park Terrace Dave, I had posted a comment a while ago that you may not have seen. I am still good friends with my counselor from 1970. We came down from the mountain by the Firehouse so I also got to see some of the town. Simple, wonderful times. My Mom was Ginny. Ellen Resnick spent I can still remember my father taking me for walks, after mass at St. Michaels< down by the river pointing out where the Hotel and Amusement Park used to be when he moved to Valley Cottage as a boy in the early 1930. Modest cottages in the Catskills are $100,000 to $150,000. . ''So many have gone by the wayside, and I don't know whose fault that is,'' she said. Doris Sempf Be Proactive. There's even been a flurry of stories about another bungalow colony in Kerhonkson, Friendly Acres, that lay vacant for twenty years before getting revived by doctors, psychologists, artists and entertainers some from the city and others from up here looking for getaways who liked the idea of a cooperative style of life at a cheaper price. Greenwood Park Kanco Inn Makes me wish I lived in RL. I would love to see any old photos you have of Rockland Lake! Sunny Acres Hotel Summit They, like me, came from Brooklyn. Mymaternal grandfather, John Henry Williams was the son of Elizabeth (Hannah) Cornelison. Just put in my name Albert D.Manganelli and you should see me. for commercial refrigerators. Kindly add your full name and hometown to the end of your How can I get her to get in touch with Tooky Begby? I kept in touch with Mike Wolf for years as well. Unreal. Which is rare in shore vil. After he died and I became a teenage driver I asked Mrs. Hudson if I could buy that car Nope, She always intended to cut wood herself with it.I really dont remember what ever happened to it because we had to move to congers because the state brought the house we were living in( Uncle Johns house), Wow, what a neat story. The first wave of tourists came to the Catskills . It is sad to think about so many of them who have passed but the fun times across from the firehouse lift me up! We sit on 5.5 acres, with hardwood forests, meadows, drivable paths and a big pond. Joy Acres was also on Lake Road. T. I wish I could figure out a way to share them on this blog. Palace Hotel 92 and sharp as ever. Friedman's grandparents may have decided that they just did not want to do it He passed away last year, but his widow still lives there and we still can visit the place of our childhood memories!!! I remember many a day cleaning the place up, sanding walls, painting etc. Call us at 1-800-913-2350. River View Hotel my email is Box 1500, Monticello, NY 12701. At that time, in the 1950s and 1960s, the bungalows had no air conditioning, no phones and basically no TVs. Though she ''It's a very controversial issue at this point,'' Mr. Friedman said, refusing to declare his own position. In the mid to late 30s, my grandmother, her second husband Oscar Ireland and my uncle John Jeslinek, moved into the Rockland Lake house. Accord Robert, Many fond memories of camp, the casino and learning to swim . We offer an unusual, old "Borscht Belt" bungalow colony about 90 miles north of NYC, in the Village of Kerhonkson, in Ulster County, near New Paltz and Minnewaska Park. I wonder if you have any family members alive, who remember a family that stayed at the colony (last name I cant remember), who had 2 twin teenage daughters- Iris and Gail? Change), You are commenting using your Twitter account. How is your sister? They (the Tuckers) sold it (the They say you cant go back but I do! We also lived in Brooklyn and went to the Floridian from 1962-65. That would be so awesome to have a reunion by the firehouse! I attended Camp Weelock, Camelot and Capri. I still go there and take care of their graves. 'They've All Gone Top Dollar', ''I would buy a co-op if the price was reasonable,'' Mr. Geller said, ''but they've all gone top dollar.''. Still, for the right buyer, the bungalow colony is an opportunity to revive, if just a tiny bit, the heyday of the Borscht Belt era, when families (read: mothers and children) would spend their summers in the mountains, fathers might visit only on weekends, legendary Jewish comedians like Mel Brooks and Joan Rivers would perform, and everyone would enjoy a good game of Simon Says., Brought to you by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, A bungalow colony in the Catskills is on the market for $795,000 in Kerhonkson, New York. Dairyland Friday night. Going to the firehouse for vaccinations. My family owned Nan Acres Bungalow colony (across from the Pines Hotel). Located in Spring Glen, N.Y., the colony is a co-op of 12 bungalows on eight acres, a common building called the Casino, and a pool. But I see by some of the comments that my feelings for RL are shared by many. Where are all of your family memebers living now? He immigrated from Bohemia. that her mother told her that all the different trades would come He resembled my late brother Jack. My mother went once with me and was very upset to see what it is today when once a vibrant thriving village stood. They had steps going up to screened However, that meant nothing to me as I preferred the Hudson house with its winter and summer outhouses, Grandpa Hudsons tool shed, the drive out area where you could walk under a car to work on it, large spiders and wild berries everywhere. I asked my father how they marketed Tuckers. Hi Emmi,I ddnt feel it was appropriate for the blog, but if my childhood recollection is accurate your dad was Irving Schulsinger and your bungalow was referred to as the Schulsinger bungalow. Kubler's Hemlock Grove House The American House Blue Eagle (formerly Hotel Wadler) Columbia Hotel Did you also know Ann Otto? Menorah is a bungalow colony in Sullivan County, New York that caters to the Jewish community. Most of them had two bedrooms, a tiny kitchen, a sitting July 21, 2021 9:00 pm. An email message containing instructions on how to reset your password has been sent to the e-mail address listed on your account. We used to go swimming at Rockland lake . Just happened to find this blog -thinking of Rockland Lake while I should be working. Bernie and Evelyn has passed away too, per Jeff. Mom used to live right next door to Mrs. Hudson! She said the fire department torched the house and used it as target practice. I remember the times at the firehouse clambakes,etc. Pine Hill Hotel This interview My age group (68yrs-72yrs) has been trying to work with NY state and County legislators to find out why the Rockland Lake village designation had been taken away. Windsor Hotel (formerly The Lakeside, now Syddha Yoga Ashram) The remains of the late 1790s village of Johnsontown still occupied when Harriman and Bear Mountain State Parks were created, lies beneath Lake Sebego and Lake Kanawauke. Richman's Happy Acres (originally Richman's Rest) Copperheads sunning on the rocks, Josephines very large garden. Went to Conger elem then Clarkstown. I remember Tillims at the end of the road. A third counselor had parents who rented one of the bungalows. Both times playing football by the firehouse. Also spent a weekend at Grossinger's. Beautiful scenery, friendly people, bucolic memories. Melissa Manchesters family rented a bungalow from us. We are all spread out everywhere. Nassau down the road recently. Kappy's Kottages (now TRT/Alexander) I have a ghost of a memory of there being a restaurant by that name near the entrance to the park from 9W. Crystal Lake Eve Sherman's Cottages I am sorry, Karen, I cant remember Barbaras husbands name. Dave, Mike lived on the same side as the fire house..I lived across from the Fire House over uncle Johns store..We played in the lot across from the Fire House all summer long Football, baseball or just sliding down the grassy hill on cardboard boxes from Tillems store next to the firehouse. Royal Inn I remember during the winter going into Succasunna 3. We would drive into Spring Valley on Sunday and have dinner at a Brooklyn-style deli (the name escapes me) and then, of course, stop at Pakula bakery for good measure!! Nyack Buildings Part2,, John Patrick Schutz Real Estate MLS Search, My Collegue Barbara Carroll of Rand Realty. Rockland Lake was known to have had the cleanest and purest ice in the area. Hey, my sister, Linda, lives in Harleysville, PA about 35 miles from Philadelphia so perhaps, someday, we can meet you there and we can talk, all day, about, Rockland Lake. Sylvia was born on May 11, 1920, to Abraham and Minnie Miller in Brooklyn. The cabins are usually rustic and un-winterized and are priced starting as low as $2,000, such as this one-bedroom for sale at Lansman's Bungalow Colony in Woodbourne (two-bedrooms at Lansman's cost $6,500). My dad told me that the Klopchin house on the corner had a six seater outhouse. Id be fibbing to say I remember your moms garden but I can picture it against the chain-link fence. By the end of the day and most likely after a few beers they would always be laughing and telling some very interesting stories. I was born in March 1953 and that year my grandfather and grandmother, Dominick and Luci Manganelli, built the pool. I think that Barbra was your sister right? Patrick: I cannot get enough of this site. The main house has a full kitchen, 2 bathrooms, five bedrooms, living room, den and sitting room, and sleeping room for 12 people, soon to expand to 16, in case crews want to stay overnight. Mundy, who runs two other outposts of her sunny Vietnamese eatery in the greater NY area, was . 303 & 9W. I tried to contact her a few years ago. socializing. We had an apartment in New City, complete with a real bathroom and actual normal amenities. Many of them lost all or most of their relatives in World War II, ''so this became a family,'' said Israel Korman, another committee member. My parents actually lived in a bungalow around the lake while waiting for their house to be finished and my siblings all went to school at Valley Cottage elementary. Bernard Hierschhorn, a wealthy New York garmentmaker, visited in 1917 and two years later bought 100 acres of land and built the area's first bungalow colony. Im sorry you didnt get to hear the radio show my Mom and I did on Rockland Radio 3 years ago we spent an hour discussing the Village of Rockland Lake. We tend to think of Harriman State Park andHook Mountain State Park, andTallman and the like as intelligently saved pristine old-growth forest. Arrowhead Lodge Swerdloff's Lakefront Cottages Good ones, of course! A recollection of life in a bungalow colony. Lakeside Inn Hysana Lodge Located in Spring Glen, N.Y., the colony is a co-op of 12 bungalows on eight acres, a common building called the Casino, and a pool. Im pretty sure I remember Roy Cohen, who posted in July- Roy, was your mom Flora, and your dad an optometrist? My brother was Jacky Fay. I presently live in a Phila. Take Care..good to hear from you! When my grandmother was forced to relocate she moved to West Nyack, her children went to Valley Cottage and New City. There was also a Tuckers Camp for children, The property is located the hamlet of Kerhonkson, about . or anything. Ray is in Pt. That house is apparently is really bad shape. What a shame about Mrs.Hudsons Mom misses her and their time together in Rockland Lake..I took a few photos of the front of the house year before last..and yes, I am on Facebook and would love to friend you so we can see each other photos of Rockland Lake! I am fairly certain we knew you and your family pretty well. Really? Could contact folks at the firehouse for a site and go from there? I have to admit that I just got a somewhat powerful rush of reminiscense, which of course has made me miss my Mom something fierce, but that is ok. Mike Klopchin, Do you remember Roseanne Venizia, Give her a call she can explain whats been going on..845 893 0201. Hiked up the back side of Hook Mountain on Thanksgiving every year. Cloudy skies. Definitly interested in helping get the name Rockland Lake back. Frances Fay Mariconda, my mother, dorothy chlupsa shared many memories of growing up in Rockland Lakelater married john hill her parents divorced so we never had any contact with other chlupsawonder if we,re related. ArtCliff Bungalow colonies have traditionally attracted the same families over and over again, and that is one aspect reinforced by co-op conversion. My 88 year old Moms birthday was June 2, and the two of us were discussing how unbelievably LONG this post has stayed active. Plaza Hotel Adelaide Begby, his wife, was always so kind to me. Cherry Hill House His name I remember- George Mannoly. Kornfield Cottages ''Then we went to the Raleigh, and Grossinger's, and Brown's. What a great time talking with him. Our tire swing on the large Elderberry tree. You might also remember we had the bungalow next to Patty and Lena Billottti for years in Birchwood! Thank you John. Riverview Bethel Posted in Haunted, History, Local Government, Nyack, Places, Real Estate, Rockland County History, Trivia | Tagged Blauvelt, cemeteries, churches, History, hotels, Hudson Valley History, Ice Industry, John Patrick Schutz, Nyack, Palisades Park System, Rand Realty, Real Estate, Rockland Lake | 181 Comments. Also, at Ha-Ya Bungalows, we also had communal showers early on but later on our family build showers into each bungalow. I am so sad and miss them both of course. Rockland Lake will always be in my heart. He also would ride his bicycle there with me sitting on the back. Harry and Silvia bought the land The brother were Carl and Martin Low. The Knickerbocker Ice Company closed in 1924 as commercial refrigeration and freezers took the place of Ice Harvesting. I remember swimming at Rockland Lake as a child. Beaverbrook. Is Rockland Lake the same lake that was on Mountainview Avenue near Mountain View Lodge? Ideal escape for someone to build a seasonal getaway . Sim's Resort Colony Senate I owe my own residency in Rockland County to that time period. built up like this. You used to live at the end of lake Road right near 9W. . Honestly, I forget what I did yesterday, but these memories are forever! Would love to hear from some of the engine company. along Sussex Turnpike around 1940, and Harry built the bungalows ''The first time it happened to us, we turned it down because we were afraid the crowd would all be from Florida,'' said Jeff Goldstein, who now brings his family from East Brunswick, N.J., to their Lansman's co-op every summer. It is a joy seeing some of your names and old friends. Hotel Furst Shady Grove Hotel So many memories. I find what they did reprehensible. She and my grandfather are Favorite. Thanks for sharing! Blue Paradise Chateau (now Machane Ahavas Yisroel Viznitz) The short hike up from her back yard to the top of the escarpment provided a little exercise and ended with the best views of the Hudson, hands down. John Slaughter settled the area on the Hudson below Rockland Lake in 1711 (. I just found out that my family has ties to Rockland Lake. Thanks for the great post. Has anybody else ever heard of it. How clever, if you think about it, Scot, Considerable cloudiness. '', See the article in its original context from. Neversink Inn In the lake ! Her family moved to Hazelton, Penn., and she spent her childhood there. It looks like a small village, as each building is quite distinct. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. Hotel LeRoy Wadler's Eleanor (Elle) Rogers Larsen was TX, now in Ohio. I grew up in Valley Cottage but frequently came to Rockland Lake with family and friends to pass the time. I lived in Altman's Cottages Farm Lodge For anyone reading this, I am also a grandchild of Josephine Hudson and Scots cousin. We shared a two-bedroom cabin with another family consisting of an . Hastie's Mountain House cousin Kathy. Please accept our condolences. A Siyum Harambam was held in Kozy Acres Bungalow Colony on Motzei Shabbos for Lubavitchers scattered among the various bungalow colonies in Upstate New York. My comments. I was born in 1965 but remember my mom telling me about the town. Peckler Hotel and the loads of laughs. I love this thread. Steinberg's I dont remember living there because I was about 3 when we moved out, but I spent a lot of time walking around there and down by the river with Mom and Aunt Irma. I was born in Nyack, raised in West Nyack then moved back to Nyack. Transportation: The Harriman Metro-North station is 43.4 miles away; during rush hour it's about an hour and 15 . We sometimes dated boys at the Russian farm, and Gail, who like me is from Brooklyn, married one of the boys. I remember a weekend on the beach at the lake probably Memorai Day weekend in 1957, with the PA system playing the Everly Brothers repeatedly all day. My Mom and Aunts were cousins of Kathys Mom Ruth. Schenk's Paramount (now Camp Shalva) Or, taking forever to fill a tin tub in the kitchen, during winter, and then warming it with water boiled on the coal stove. Your grandmother and my Aunt Janet are about all that are left alive of that group with the exception of a few younger Walter cousins. Blech's (later Sun Circle) I remember your dad and mom very well and as a matter of fact when the fire house had a recent reunion a year or two ago, I was talking with your mom and met Jacks older son and one of his daughters. At Green Acres, most of the investors are Polish survivors of the Holocaust, whose arms still bear tattooed identification numbers. I remember them well. and we can talk more. Mountain View Farm Like Uncle Mick my Mom on one of her last visits to Rockland County took me to GethsemaneCemetery and we walked it identifying our Kucera graves. Stier's Helenas Bungalows Through tracing ancestors I was able to discover a Joseph Kucera who came to the US during the late 1800s and settled in Rockland Lake. they came out. Blue Eagle Hotel Mountain View House (Emr's) What a wonderful time!! Susser's Is Janet still about? Change), You are commenting using your Facebook account. We would You can contact me on Facebook. They don't officially rent here, or let you sublet, so the way in is buying. I was only born in 1959 and by the time I was ready for school Lake Road Elementary was built. Daitch's Paradise Inn Fallsburg/South Fallsburg My last year in Joy Acres was 1969 I think. It is nothing fancy, but it is quite photogenic. Many of the Park Rangers would find an excuse to stop by and have a cup of coffee, and some of the cakes or breads that were always magically appearing. How are you? they would go to Mt. Hand's Freedom and walk around, Resnick replied that Often the names are unchanged, left to reflect the innocence of a bygone era: Green Acres, Breezy Corners, Sunshine Cottages. -" My parents owned Nan Acres in South Fallsburg until 1978-Ruby came around regularly and since we . Most people arrived by car, Resnick thinks, though she cant Went to school K-6 grade! In the early 1960s I went upstate to work summers and my folks took a fifth bungalow, just up the hill from the owners building (that one was previously the Davidsons bungalow). I just wrote an incredibly long comment but after I clicked submit my comment didnt show up. husbands came out to visit for the weekends. Griswold's Tourist Inn I also remember dressing up for the parties Keep it Clean. Was anyone there at that early date? Thats what I do as well..the little town I live in now here in Vermont reminds me of Rockland Lake. I grew up there in the seventies. REGISTER LOGIN SAVED CART HOME SEARCH . Pretty sure he will have a good read. Evergreen Cottages Well, so much more to say but I will keep that for future posts. At the end of the summer, my grandma would return to her manager position at Lord & Taylor and theyd come for weekends whenever possible except for the coldest weeks of January and February. East Pond Cottages I would love to hear from you and Janet Kucera about you experiences there. forward to. Across the street on the lake side were the Millers. American Art. We do not accept and will not approve anonymous Schwartz's Riversite Bungalows It was not really the kind of place youd walk around, but wed go I have fond memories of walking along the river with my Aunt Irma. Dan Bee Lodge Thank you for that interesting article. I remember. I just figured out that I was there in 1955. Braverman's I lived on Mountainview Avenue in the 70s. Hello, My sister Linda and my cousins Karen Kaufmann (now Golfin, you know Larry) and Joan Arnow (now Broduear) always talk about the colony and all the good times we had. I remember learning to make lanyards at the camp and the Maywood Colony Meta, my family spent summers in the Ha-Ya Bungalows (next to Bobin; next to Floridian). Yarish House I believe Mom lived to the right of Mrs. Hudsons heading towards the school. Could you tell me a little bit more about yourself and family? Mike Klopchin is my name. Keep the memories coming everyone. Yes, it became Hanshaws restaurant. she was missing. Wasnt this supposed to be about Rockland Lake and the Nyack area? However, in 1955, at the age of 18, I spent the Summer working as a counselor at the Ha-Ya Bungalow Colony. Schildkraut's House, Bungalows We are, though distantly, related. As a subscriber, you have 10 gift articles to give each month. If Teresa was a Kucera, she must be a distant relative. sport. (LogOut/ Walnut Mountain House, Bungalows Elm Shade Colony favorite this post Dec 15 Cottage for Sale $87,700 2br - 613ft 2 - (yulan,NY) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. Thank you so much for adding some names and memories to my post. The Zestimate for this house is $407,600, which has decreased by $3,006 in the last 30 days. The If you are the person who I think you are, my Dad used too call you, Micky. Many still feature simple cottages set around a common yard, shaded by stately maples and pines. My grandmother Josephine Hudson lived in the house next to you (over the vacant lot) and George and Adelaide were very, VERY good to her. He would always stop down to Rockland lake and visit the Grave yard. We had the best view of the sun going down over the lake from our back porch. thank all for the memories. intersected. Maybe even get some other family members and have a Klopchin reunion by the firehouse? Ive enjoyed reading about everyones memories! All of those locations that you and your dad were at are all in my memories as well. ALL VIEWINGS OF THESE PROPERTIES MUST BE SCHEDULED IN ADVANCE BY CALLING OUR OFFICE AT (757) 538-0123. I am also sad that some children will never know that joy. So who is buying up the Catskills former bungalow colonies? The colony was located on the north side of Lake Road if my memory is correct. Raleigh Hotel (formerly Ratner's) Sure miss those fun times! I knew the Cifunis etc. The post office closed its doors in 1965, effectively ending Rockland Lakes existence as a place. Guild Manor Bungalows Some make good investments, according to Philip Mullen, the building inspector and zoning officer for the town of Liberty. Every Saturday night there would be a show in the casino for the adults- a comedian and a singer- and Wednesday night was movie night. Gilbert's (now Syddha Yoga Ashram) I was very young so I dont really know. I hope this post finds everyone well. Villanova Court was one of the dozens of popular resort colonies in the West End of Coney Island that flourished during the early-to-mid 20th century. Hi! Both Mom and Dad have passed on but yes they were all good friends. One of the most egregious cases was that of Rockland Lake. Sunny Hill The day camp operated for years, Resnick It was not Surprise winter disco chalet would make the perfect valentines. Is Facebook the best way? I will have to get down there soon, just to look at the old place; to hike up to the top of the escarpment for the view; and to walk down to the river as well. Please write back and if you want send me an e-mail at Thanks for adding more info to our Rockland Lake memories sounds like your family got to keep its bungalow longer than most, my grandparents had to be out of theirs by the mid-60s I think 1965, but Ill have to ask my Mom to verify that! Queen Mountain Country Club Freedom part of Randolph Township. Fireplace - 1 fireplace floor coverings - laminate . She vowed to never return. Extremely interesting, I grew up in the Quaspeck homes right off of Lake Road and as a child spent many a day at Rockland Lake fishing with my best friend back when you didnt have to worry about strangers. I remember a lot of men would play softball against other Cutler's Cottages Occasionally the digitization process introduces transcription errors or other problems; we are continuing to work to improve these archived versions. I lived in Rockland Lake until I was four years old. It brought back some memories for me. Life was pure and innocent. Sometimes their chatting is in Yiddish. We lived in the Bronx and my parents rented a tiny bungalow next to the big pool at Forest Glen. I have vivid memories of him, but for the life of me I am having trouble remembering his wifes name though she and my Mother and Aunts were friends. (Rockland Organization for Mentally Ill Children). It was called My memory starts when most of the houses on the lake-side of Lake Rd. Maple Crest Farm Eager Rose Garden Your purchase was successful, and you are now logged in. Mickey. Emmi, So, several families in Rockland County formed R.O.M.I.C. Hotels Beaverbrook Hotel. Now live in Florida would like to know if anybody knows how to reach Mike Banas and Pete McIntyre, havent seen them in 2 or 3 lifetimes. Chait's Im so very sorry. Greenspace is a wonderful thing, but at such a price? The swings and handball court was behind our bungalow and down the hill. I am not sure for how many years, but I am sure we all play together in day camp. At Lansman's, for example, the latest issue is whether to develop the remaining open land. DeBruce Club Inn My grandparents, the Malkins, owned the bungalow colony and my family and I stayed in the main house, right next to that beautiful, gigantic pool. I now live in a small town in Vermont that always remind me of Rockland Lake. I wish I had thought to go up Collyer, but didnt. Advertisement. Families Return Each Year. You were just a young little girl at that point. Breeze Lawn Hotel New Arlington Hotel Spent a weekend with Cousin Lynn when she was in Florida in September..sure do miss my Klopchin Cousins! each comment to let us know of abusive posts. The beautiful mission church St. Michaels e. stablished in 1901, would be demolished by the state in 1963 6 years before any serious park service work was done in its area. I smile so often when I think of the fun we had as young adults at the firehouse too! Creator: unknown: Date of Original: 1975: Subject.TGM: Photographs Camps: Subject.Local: Lake Road (Valley Cottage, N.Y.) Joy Acres: Location: Valley Cottage - Rockland County - New York: Physical Format: Photographs: Physical Description "The Dining Room" shows several ceiling-hung gas lamps and numerous fully-set tables seating 4 persons, each with tablecloths ready for dining. Mitchell House 400 acres in Monticello (some waterfront) with roads, waiting for a developer or . Fairmount Hotel Lakeview Farm House my grandmother would always walk around with a bag of lollipops for I had been wondering what was happening in the area now. Mrs. McIntyre. I know there was talk about fixing Josephines house but that appears to have lost some steam. Hopefully Ill be put back in your good graces and be added again. I dont know why, but I instantly knew who it was. You probably knew us way back then. When my grandmother moved she was heartbroken. The Breezy Corners Bungalow Colony site, along Joyland Road in the town of Monticello, New York, has a long history as a hospitality destination. Albert, my family (Kirschenbaum) rented a bungalow at Hi-Ya in the late 60s. Phyllis Lipkowitz, who has helped manage the colony for the last 38 years, said she believed she was a part of a vanishing species: the bungalow colony owners who rent out their property year after year. Nearby were Sea Gate . Tree of Life Hotel In laws? Cold Spring Hotel That part of town also built up in the late 60s/early 70s. There was Silvercrest The other bungalows, all of which range in size from 700-1,000 square feet, will need renovating. One bungalow is currently for sale, profiled last week on Upstater-the $26,500 bungalow that is one of the most affordable vacation homes in the Catskills that we've seen. TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. Boxer's Dairy Farm Another memory from the dusty backroom of my memory. What did you say? I asked. Sun Ray Bungalows Wiss Wigam, Hotels The woman there got upset when I put ketchup on her hamburgers, feeling that it spoiled her creation. The unfinished buildings could easily be fixed up, or left as is, depending on need. Russell House My dad Charlie Dittmer was born in Rockland Lake by Doc Davies grandmother. A Mrs. Morgenstern lived next to me. Terrace Hotel Sam and wife (Marie?) Any relation ? Ironically Lake Road is severed and Valley Cottage is on the map with Nyack. To your point. As in the past, the vast majority of people flocking to bungalow colonies are Jewish. racist or sexually-oriented language. Today a five-member committee oversees the operation of the bungalow colony and sets annual maintenance fees, usually less than $500. St. Brendan's Hotel It was just an old fashioned, laid-back summer. Cragsmoor But it is not all sweetness and light, this collective living on a shared patch of earth. Styles . Great to see your name again. Take care, Scot! The Rockland Lake residents can probably put a family name to every house on the Rockland Lake-Haverstraw maps. Ferndale Palace Calvin's Most of the nicer places, they found, have long waiting lists or have been converted to co-ops. The Fallsview Ill be watching..LOL! I remember our colony, Ha-Ya Country Club, had some of the actors from Car 54 prior them being famous. Danamy's Mary, you and I have exactly the same two favorite places in the world!!!! I do believe it was the Blue Urn. A Methodist Church stood at the intersection also. probation violation 1st offense missouri, boomer esiason raspy voice, michael rhodes net worth, what color is steelhead pants, auburn police activity today, orchard hills country club membership cost, annat loop walk, safety precautions in playing patintero, highway 87 crash, larry csonka wife, sunderland news body found, can i connect a microphone to alexa, conditional forwarder unable to resolve, the north star poem analysis, blue bloods cast fired,
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