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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. Historical Society of Rockland Calls For Preservation Award Nominations

    Historical Society of Rockland Calls For Preservation Award Nominations

    CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- The Historical Society of Rockland County is calling for nominations of individuals, organizations, businesses and municipal representatives for their contribution to the preservation of Rockland's historical and cultural heritage.Now in its 26th year, the Rockland County Executive's Historic Preservation Merit Awards, presented during National Historic Preservation ...

  2. Rockland Historical Society Schedules Bus Trip To NYC Museum

    Rockland Historical Society Schedules Bus Trip To NYC Museum

    NEW CITY, N.Y. -- The Historical Society of Rockland County will host a Feb. 6 day trip to the Museum of the City of New York. The outing will feature guided tours of the Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York's Other Half exhibition and Gilded New York.Participation is $99 for society members and $109 for non-members. The fee includes bus transportation, two guided gallery tours and an ...

  3. Clarkstown Hires Preservationist To Study Historic House

    Clarkstown Hires Preservationist To Study Historic House

    CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- The Town of Clarkstown has hired an historic restoration expert to study the town's oldest house and to make recommendations for its rehabilitation. The town council Thursday voted unanimously to hire Tim Adriance, Historic Restoration and Consulting of Bergenfield, N.J. for $9,000 to create an historic structure report for the Vanderbilt-Budke House.Hiring Adriance ...

  4. Tappan Zee Turns 60, But Focus Is On New Bridge

    Tappan Zee Turns 60, But Focus Is On New Bridge

    NYACK, N. Y. -- The Tappan Zee turns 60 Tuesday, but most residents are celebrating the features the $4 billion replacement bridge will deliver, including better traffic flow, walking/biking lanes, and possibly rail service down the road.Every morning Jerry Blumenfeld comes down to the river to read the newspaper. He likes to gaze out at the river and watch the new bridge being built. ...

  5. Nyack's Corner Frame Shop Names Mark Hillringhouse Artist Of The Month

    Nyack's Corner Frame Shop Names Mark Hillringhouse Artist Of The Month

    NYACK, N.Y. – The Corner Frame Shop in Nyack has named Mark Hillringhouse of Mark Hillringhouse Photography as its Artist of the Month.An artist’s reception will be held Sunday, Dec. 13, from 2-5 p.m. The exhibit is now open through Thursday, Dec. 31. The Corner Frame Shop, at 40 South Franklin St., is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  6. Palisades Residents Back Zoning Board's Decision To Limit House Size

    Palisades Residents Back Zoning Board's Decision To Limit House Size

    ORANGETOWN, N.Y. -- Palisades residents want to make sure the Orangetown Zoning Board of Appeals does not reverse its denial of a proposal for construction of a house that would be twice the size of the largest house in the historic district.So far, about 100 people have signed a petition supporting the board's decision and opposing the project. A letter to the board cites three ...

  7. Annual Fund Drive Supports Rockland County Historical Programs

    Annual Fund Drive Supports Rockland County Historical Programs

    ROCKLAND COUNTY, N.Y. -- The Historical Society of Rockland County Annual Appeal is under way.The fundraiser supports HSRC programs such as the "Half-Century of Rockland History" exhibition, lectures and events; bus trips and walking tours countywide; the monthly "Crossroads of Rockland History" radio program on WRCR 1700 AM; and quarterly South of the Mountains ...

  8. Marianne Osiel Performs In Concert At Tappan Library

    Marianne Osiel Performs In Concert At Tappan Library

    TAPPAN, N.Y. -- Musician Marianne Osiel will perform in a concert at the Tappan Library on Sunday from 2-4 p.m., in the Community Room.Her music is rooted in blues, folk and jazz. She has been a “sideman”as a slide guitarist, oboist, and singer, with such artists as John Hall (Orleans), Nanci Griffith, Ashley Cleveland, Daryll Tookes and Joel Sonnier, and has jammed with artists  from ...

  9. Orangetown Museum's Annual Holiday Open House Comes To Salyer House

    Orangetown Museum's Annual Holiday Open House Comes To Salyer House

    PEARL RIVER, N.Y. -- The Friends of the Orangetown Historical Museum will hold their annual holiday open house at the Salyer House on Dec. 12. Pink Flamingo Puppets and puppeteer Diane Koszarski will present "The Shoemaker & the Elves." The event will also feature cookies, holiday music and decorations and a visit from Santa. Open house will begin at 1 p.m. 

  10. Clarkstown Designates Cropsey Barn As Historic

    Clarkstown Designates Cropsey Barn As Historic

    CLARKSTOWN, N.Y. -- The Town of Clarkstown voted unanimously Tuesday night to designate both the Cropsey Barn and the Dutch sandstone house that Jim and Pat Cropsey live in, as historic structures under the Town Code. This affords both structures greater protection from demolition because anyone who wants to take the structures down would need town permission. Both the house and the ...

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