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- Pleasantville is a village in the town of Mount Pleasant. The village population was 7,019 at the 2010census.It is located in the town of Mount Pleasant.
Located just 31 miles north from Grand Central Terminal in NYC, the Village of Pleasantville is “home, sweet home” for over 7000 residents. Its name is synonymous with extraordinary neighborliness, volunteerism, tranquility and tolerance, attributes that are embraced by all who live or work here.
Settled in 1695 and formerly known as “Clark’s Corners,” the Village was once a stop along the Underground Railroad. Pleasantville became an autonomous local government in 1897. The original home of The Readers Digest corporation, the Village is now a regional destination, well reputed for the quality of its public services, public schools, fine arts, dining, and community experiences.
COFFEE & COMMERCE
Dine at the Sundance café & deli in Pleasantville, and enjoy authentic Mexican and American dishes in a comfortable casual dining atmosphere. Sundance Deli is a full-service deli with a Mexican twist, offering a large menu full of your favorite American and Mexican dishes.
Their menu includes 7 pages of hearty, healthy, and delicious dishes, such as wraps, paninis, salads, and south of the border fare. For large events, they offer professional catering service and provide a large menu of homemade items to suite any theme, style, or taste.
Choose Sundance Deli for breakfast, lunch, or dinner any day of the week and indulge in a savory, mouthwatering meal that will keep you coming back for more.
An old-fashioned neighborhood bookshop, the Village Bookstore has great books and other gifts for all. Special orders welcome. Service, knowledgeable staff, and commitment to the community make this your 1st stop!
Visitors will delight in the ever growing haven of open space in Westchester County known as Rockefeller State Park Preserve. Approximately 30 miles from the hustle and bustle of New York City, the Preserve is an idyllic spot for strolling, jogging, horseback riding, cross country skiing, and snowshoeing. With 180 recorded species of birds and its IBA (Important Bird Area) designation by the National Audubon Society, the Preserve is a must visit area for birders. In season, licensed anglers enjoy fishing for bass in the 22 acre Swan Lake and for brown trout in the Pocantico River.
The mission of Pleasantville Union Free School District, the pathway to unique opportunities inspired by valued traditions, is to empower all students to thrive as lifelong learners, dynamic thinkers, and compassionate, contributing citizens through a learning community distinguished by: rich, differentiated academic programs in which depth of understanding, creativity and critical reasoning flourish; a safe, supportive environment of respect and collaboration; exploration of individual passions and celebration of accomplishments; leadership and service.
For more village information regarding boards and committees, departments and maps, please visit their website