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      08/16/06 12:20 AM

The Graymoor Retreat

(Do Not Fear To Hope Retreat)
~ Labor Day Weekend ~
Friday, Sept 1st - Sun, Sept 3rd
Contacts for Roomshare/Carpool Info
Cathy 954.494.5570 or John at 631-774-1066
or Lillian (Caring Hands) 917-207-8307


Arrive Fri Approx 6pm Buffet Style Dinner Provided
$155 Single Room Occupancy $110 Double Room Occupancy,All meals included
(Each room has two beds) All linens, towels are provided - Share shower/bathroom
Advance Registration Recomended If You Wish to Register and make payment, Click On this link
Directions from Upstate NY, NYC/Long Island , New Jersey are provided below, if you need further directions click on this link:
Public Transportation = Metro North into Peekskill, then take Taxi to The Graymoor Center. (it's about $15 - a 10 minute ride)
Leave around 1pm on Sunday after Brunch (depending on each individual situation, (or who we are with)we may go somewhere of interest - for maybe dinner.
Food is reportedly very good. Gets the PSINGLES "Yummy Yummy" Rating
(Yuck= Yuck Eh = Macdonalds Quality:Yumm = Olive Garden: Yummy Yummy = "Can I have some more?"


TO GRAYMOOR FROM NEW YORK CITY (1 hour north of the city)

Take the FDR Drive north to the Willis Avenue Bridge. Cross the bridge and turn left onto the Major Deegan Expressway. Follow the Major Deegan (which becomes the NY State Thruway past Yonkers) to the tolls at Yonkers Plaza. Several miles after the tollbooths exit on the Saw Mill River Parkway. Follow the Parkway north to Hawthorne to the Taconic State Parkway. On the Taconic State Parkway take exit marked "9A - 100 North". This exit will lead directly on to Rt. 9A North. Follow Rt. 9A to Rt. 9. Graymoor is 15 miles north on Rt. 9 on the right side.

TO GRAYMOOR FROM NEW JERSEY (2 hours from the intersection of the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike).

A. Take the New Jersey Turnpike north toward the George Washington Bridge (use "local exits" roadway). Just before the bridge take Exit 72 to the Palisades Interstate Parkway. Exit to traffic light. Turn left. Go through 3 traffic lights and the entrance to the Parkway is on the right. See below (*) for the rest of the way.


B. Take the Garden State Parkway north to the New York State Thruway east. Go east about 2 1/2 miles to the Palisades Interstate Parkway north.

*. From the Palisades Interstate Parkway - follow the Parkway to the end - signs read "To Bear Mountain". Cross the Bear Mountain Bridge, and turn left onto Rt. 9D. Follow Rt. 9D for 5 miles to Rt. 403. turn right onto Rt. 403, which empties on Rt. 9 after about 2 miles. Follow Rt. 9 for 1/2 mile south to Graymoor.

TO GRAYMOOR FROM UPSTATE NEW YORK (2 1/2 hours south of Albany)

Take either Rt. 17 south or I-87 (the New York Thruway) to I-84 East. Two miles past the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge is the "Peekskill - Poughkeepsie" exit 13. Take Rt. 9 south (right turn). Graymoor is 14 miles south on the left side.

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