Category Archives: Fourth of July

Behind the Scenes: Why No Skydivers, No Flyover, and Delayed Fireworks

Circling the News spoke to Tom Falzone, a former Palisades resident who now coaches the West Point parachute team, and who had organized the skydivers for this year’s planned jump to begin PAPA’s Fourth of July parade. He, Anne Helliwell … Continue reading

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World-Renowned BASE Jumper on Skydiving Team

(Editor’s note: The following article has been reprinted with permission from the Palisades Americanism Parade Association. The skydivers will jump at 2 p.m. to start the parade.)   By LAUREL BUSBY Contributing Writer Skydiving caught Anne Helliwell’s imagination when she … Continue reading

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Joe Halper, Understated Activist, Aids Residents

(Editor’s note: This article is reprinted with permission by the Palisades Americanism Parade Association.) By LAURA ABRUSCATO Contributing Writer Palisadian Joe Halper was surprised and delighted to learn he was named co-parade marshal for this year’s Fourth of July Parade. … Continue reading

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4th of July Parade Co-Marshal: Dr. Mike Martini Serves the Town

(Editor’s note: This year co-parade marshals were chosen by the Palisades Americanism Parade Association. Circling the New received permission from PAPA to run this story. Tomorrow CTN will run the story of the other co-marshal.) By LAUREL BUSBY Contributing Writer … Continue reading

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Fireworks Show Returns to the Palisades July 4

There will be a fireworks show in Pacific Palisades at 9 p.m. on Sunday, July 4. Tickets will be sold ($5) online (Palisades4th.ticketleap.com). There may be limited seating at the Palisades High School stadium, so fewer tickets will be sold … Continue reading

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Joan Sather and Susan Montgomery Sponsor July 4th Home Decorating Contest

Display your patriotism, decorating prowess or just have fun by entering the annual 4th of July Home Decorating Contest sponsored by local realtors Joan Sather and Susan Montgomery. After you’ve decorated your home, go to: Palisades4th.com and click on the … Continue reading

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The Yogurt Shoppe Will Sponsor Kids on Bikes

The challenge for kids is on in 2021. Last year’s top three places in the Fourth of July bike decorating contest went to Henry Isola, Chloe Lee and Arthur and Rosie Angola (tied). For those looking to claim a prize … Continue reading

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PARADE NEWS: Patriotic Pups Will Be Marching for the 26th Year 

  With the exception of last year’s Covid-cancelled parade, between 70 and 100 dogs trot along the parade route in the Patriotic Pups entry. Thankfully this year, dogs and their owners are invited to join the Fourth of July marching … Continue reading

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The Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks Are Back! This Year’s Theme: ‘The Sparkle Returns’

Our town’s traditional Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks are scheduled for Sunday, July 4, and the theme is “The Sparkle Returns.” All residents are asked to plan to participate in the day’s events and to donate towards making this a … Continue reading

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Yes, There Will Be a Fourth of July Parade

DEAR EDITOR: I am 8 years old. Some of my friends say there will be no Fourth of July Palisades Parade or fireworks this year. My daddy says, “If you see it in THE SUN it’s so.” Please tell me … Continue reading

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