Lafayette Theater Centennial (Suffern) - Crossroads of Rockland History

Crossroads of Rockland History

19-02-2024 • 27 minutos

Broadcast originally aired on Monday, February 19, 2024 at 9:30 am, on WRCR 1700 AM

Did you know that the Lafayette Theater in Suffern, NY is Rockland County's only single-screen movie palace? In operation since 1924, it marks its100th anniversary this year!

With special guests Ari Benmosche and Craig Long we turned our attention to the history of the Lafayette Theater and learned about the ongoing festivities celebrating this landmark anniversary. The festivities—"100 Years of Film," showcasing classic movies from the 1910s to the 2010s—will run until March 3, 2024.

The  centennial celebration will culminate with three events:
1) Metropolis  - Friday, March 1, 2024, 7:30 PM

2) Neil Berg's 100 Years of Hollywood - Saturday, March 2, 2024, 7:30 PM

3) 100th Birthday - Sunday, March 3, 2024, 1:00 PM

Learn more about these events and purchase tickets at


Crossroads of Rockland History, a program of the Historical Society of Rockland County, airs on the third Monday of each month at 9:30 am, right after the Jeff and Will morning show, on WRCR Radio 1700 AM and Join host Clare Sheridan as we explore, celebrate, and learn about our local history, with different topics and guest speakers every month.

The Historical Society of Rockland County is a nonprofit educational institution and principal repository for original documents and artifacts relating to Rockland County. Its headquarters are a four-acre site featuring a history museum and the 1832 Jacob Blauvelt House in New City, New York.

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