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Clare Sheridan

Community Advisor

Clare has been a resident of Tappan, NY since 2004 after relocating with her husband and two daughters from Manhattan. She is an active volunteer at The Historical Society of Rockland County, serving as interim Executive Director in 2010, and then President 2011 – 2013. Currently, she produces and moderates the Society’s monthly radio broadcast, “Crossroads of Rockland History” on WRCR, 1700AM and prepares the history column “This Week in Rockland” appearing in The Rockland Review. In her role as the co-chair of the Preservation Committee of The Historical Society of Rockland County, Clare is active in historic preservation efforts throughout the county. Clare is a member of Orangetown history organizations including the Orangetown Historical Museum, the Tappantown Historical Society and the Piermont Historical Society. In 2011, Clare received the Rockland County Woman of Achievement Award from the American Association of University Women (AAUW, Rockland Chapter). Prior to her history related work here in Rockland County, Clare spent 17 years at Sotheby’s, as SVP, Business Director, where she combined her training as an art historian and her business acumen. In this role, Clare managed departments in multiple and varied collecting categories, and traveled extensively. She especially enjoyed working on such interesting projects as the Sale of the Collections of Andy Warhol, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and The Duke and Duchess of Windsor.

Clare Sheridan's Contributions

  1. Tappan Native Spearheads Return Of Rockland-Bergen Music Fest

    Tappan Native Spearheads Return Of Rockland-Bergen Music Fest

    TAPPAN, N.Y. - Even though he lived in Tappan growing up, the end of Joe D'Urso's street was in New Jersey. The opposite is now true 50 years later.Yet for as long as D'Urso has straddled the Rockland-Bergen border there has been a dearth of live music venues, he said over the phone.So, drawing on his love of Jersey Rock, folk music, and 25 years worth of friends and contacts in the ...

  2. Tappan's Jordan Baker Joins WRCR Morning Show

    Tappan's Jordan Baker Joins WRCR Morning Show

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- If you've tuned in to hear actress Jordan Baker who joined 1700 AM the Morning Show with Steve Possell you may agree her voice sounds like a smile.The affable actress who had roles on the radio station-focused television programs "NewsRadio" and "Frasier" replaced Meredyth Glover, who left to pursue other interests, according to a release.The ...

  3. Clarkstown's 225th Birthday Celebration Kicks Off With House Tour

    Clarkstown's 225th Birthday Celebration Kicks Off With House Tour

    WEST NYACK, N.Y. -- 225 years to the date of Clarkstown's founding, town officials welcomed a group of history lovers who began a day-long multiple-house tour at the Vanderbilt-Budke house on the Traphagen site next to Germonds Park.Members of the Kingston, N.Y.-based Society for the Preservation of Hudson Valley Vernacular Architecture, a group concerned with the study, appreciation ...

  4. Historical Society Of Rockland County To Screen Brick Making Film

    Historical Society Of Rockland County To Screen Brick Making Film

    NEW CITY, N.Y. -- The Historical Society of Rockland County will screen "Hudson River Brick Makers" with filmmaker Jim Ormond on April 21. The 30-minute film demonstrates how the Hudson River Valley was the world's leader in brick making in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, using film footage, historic photos and interviews. Admission is free, but reservations are ...

  5. Rockland County Historical Society To Elect Trustees At Annual Meeting

    Rockland County Historical Society To Elect Trustees At Annual Meeting

    CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- The Historical Society of Rockland County invites residents to join the 2016 annual meeting on Monday, April 4, at 7 p,m, at the society's History Center Community Room at 20 Zukor Road in New City. The order of business will include reports of the committees and elections of trustees and officers. All members of the public are invited. The Nominating Committee ...

  6. Students Share Historic Pride For Rockland County At Annual Conference

    Students Share Historic Pride For Rockland County At Annual Conference

    SUFFERN, N.Y. -- Art, shops, schools, prominent figures -- all through the lens of Rockland County's history. That's what high school students shared at Wednesday's 4th Annual Rockland County High School Local History Conference at SUNY Rockland Community College.Prominent local figures including Rockland County Executive Ed Day, Rockland County Legislator Michael Grant, Sheriff Lou ...

  7. Palisades' Children's Shakespeare Theater Going International

    Palisades' Children's Shakespeare Theater Going International

    ORANGETOWN, N.Y. -- Children's Shakespeare Theatre will represent the United States at the World Festival of Children's Theater in Ontario this summer. CST is located in Palisades.CST is a small nonprofit in Rockland County. It's in its 17th season -- and finally going international. The company has been invited to go to Stratford, Ontario, in June, to join groups from 20 countries from ...

  8. New Rockland Historical Society Education Coordinator Discusses Plans

    New Rockland Historical Society Education Coordinator Discusses Plans

    CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- Rich Donegan is immersed in this week's local history conference where 65 high school students from 11 countries will present their research on Rockland County history.The 4th Annual John T. & Mary A. Grant High School conference Wednesday, March 2, is his first project since taking over as education coordinator for the Rockland County Historical Society.After ...

  9. Red Hill Cafe Is Both Nostalgic and Forward Thinking

    Red Hill Cafe Is Both Nostalgic and Forward Thinking

    NEW CITY, N.Y. -- A country feel that is warm and inviting is what the owners of Red Hill Cafe and nursery had in mind when they opened the restaurant in New City.The establishment not only serves an array of fresh and locally sourced food but places emphasis on helping the community in various ways.This week, Red Hill Cafe is donating 10 percent of daily sales to Jawonio, an ...

  10. Attend The Annual Dinner Of The Rockland Historical Society In New City

    Attend The Annual Dinner Of The Rockland Historical Society In New City

    NEW CITY, N.Y. -- The Historical Society of Rockland County in New City is holding its annual dinner.on Sunday, March 6, from 5-9 p.m. at The View on the Hudson, 101 Shad Row, Piermont.The Society will be honoring Marianne Leese, senior historian of the Historical Society of Rockland County, with the Lifetime Service Award; Joseph P. Gordon of Haverstraw with the Community Service ...

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