Palisades Presbyterian Church News, March 2013

Pastor: Reverend Angela Maddalone
Sunday Worship Service: 10:00 a.m.
Sunday School: 10:00 a.m.
Bible Study: Wednesdays 12:15 - 1:30 p.m.
Choir Rehearsal: Thursdays 7:30 - 9:00 p.m.

Sanctuary Healing Service:

Starting in April every 3rd Sunday of the month at 11:30 a.m. a Sanctuary Healing Service will take place. Prayer for the healing of body, mind and spirit. Whether you are in need of healing or you wish to pray on behalf of someone else, you are most welcome to join us.

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Firehouse Redact

I have been reading a great deal of and about Henry James recently and just finished Colm Toibin’s The Master, his virtuoso fictional biography of James, with the result that I am more acutely attuned than usual to the powers of place. So maybe it’s just me, but it does seem that some spaces have lives of their own, with their own consciousness, exerting their own influence on the human activities occurring within them. Not a haunting, exactly, but a living, breathing entity giving shelter and replenishment to those who enter. Take, for example, the old firehouse in Sparkill, an unprepossessing, two-story building tucked between a mechanics garage and a former dry cleaning establishment on a snippet of a street that also once had within my own living memory a shoe repair place, long since gone. Gone as have many businesses come and gone since the shuttering of the Sparkill train station over fifty years ago. The old firehouse, however, is a place that insists on living.

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Palisades Free Library News, December 2012

Children's Programs All programs are free and held at the library. Registration is required.

Two Dates for this popular program! Choose one.
Wednesday, December 5 and December 12, 4:30 pm
Gingerbread House Building. Ages 5 to 12

Tuesday, December 11, 4:30 pm
Winter Holiday Fun. Ages 2 ½ to 5

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Letter to the Editor, November 2012

Dear Residents of 10964,

Your property taxes now rank third highest in the country. Your town board wishes to raise them higher. Our elected officials have voted to override the state-mandated cap of a 2% property tax increase. Their proposed increase will exceed 6%.

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Palisades Community Center

Community Center

CLICK HERE to visit our NEW website
http://www.palisadescc.org

Come to our Palisades Winter Farmers' Market
Every Saturday
9:00am-1:00pm
January - May

We Bring the FARMS to YOU!

CLICK HERE to visit our NEW Farmers' Market website
http://www.palisadesfm.org

Palisades Free Library

Member of the Ramapo Catskill Library System

19 Closter Road, Palisades, NY 10964

Telephone: 359-0136
Fax: 845-359-6124
Email: pal@rcls.org
Website: www.palisadeslibrary.org

Library News: see also Library news articles for updates, events, and program announcements.

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The Sparkill Fire Department

In case of emergency, call 911

Financial contributions

Contributions are always needed. Please mail your check to:

John Paulding Engine Co.
P.O. Box 164
Sparkill, NY 10976

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Palisades Presbyterian Church

117 Washington Spring Road, Palisades, NY 10964

Contact: Kathie Tiitsman
Tel: 845-353-0441
Website: www.palpresny.org/

Church News: see also news articles about the church for updates, and upcoming services and activities.

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Palisades Post Office

705 Oak Tree Road, Palisades, NY 10964-9998

Hours: 8-5 Monday-Friday, 9-12 Saturday

South Orangetown Centralized School District/BOCES

Website: www.socsd.org

Science & Exploration

Children's Shakespeare Theater

The Children's Shakespeare Theatre is an independent organization based in Palisades of children ranging in age from 8-15 who come from Rockland County, NY. Under the direction of Diana Green, the group produces two of Shakespeare's plays each year for presentation at various venues in Rockland County.

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