Skyview Acres Blog

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Musical Trailblazer

A tribute to Edward Simons, who – along with his wife Janet – made music flourish in Rockland County My father, Edward Simons, a member of Local 802 since 1946, is turning 98 on...

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The Journey of a Healer

Dr. Margaret Cornelia Morgan Lawrence was born in Mississippi, 94 years ago, the daughter of an Episcopal priest and her mother, a schoolteacher. The Morgans lived in towns like Mound Bayou, Widewater, and Vicksburg....

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Easy, Breezy Greenies

Four years ago, when Paul and Rabia Nagin started building their home northwest of Manhattan, they didn’t know much about green building. “We were all sitting around with the architect and we got into...

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History

Only 30 minutes from Manhattan in Rockland County’s Town of Ramapo, Skyview Acres is anything but a typical New York City suburb. Set on 115 wooded acres in the historic Hudson Valley and surrounded...

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Following a Kindly Light, and Casting One

There is an endless, ragged road from the almost-forgotten prelude to history that played out in 1947 to the combination protest and ritual yesterday when dozens of people gathered for the 262nd consecutive Saturday...

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Welcome to Skyview Acres

Skyview Acres Cooperative, Inc is many things. It is a tract of over 100 acres of beautiful densly wooded land in Rockland County, NY. It is the home of forty-six families of different ages,...