Steve Gold has not received any gifts yet
A warming station is open tonight at Tompkins Hose Firehouse (9D and Main Street) for Beacon residents. Anyone in need of warmth is invited. The station is just to keep people warm, there are no special amenities like cots or meals. I have arranged free transportation with AJ Taxi Service at 214-0011 for anyone who needs a ride.
The need for the shelter became apparent at 12:00pm today when Central Hudson could not guarantee the city’s power would be 100% restored…Continue
Posted on October 30, 2011 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment
Dear residents and visitors,
The storm beginning October 29th may take several tracks before the full extent of its blow will be known. The city is taking all necessary precautions. The Emergency Preparedness Committee consisting of the City Administrator and key representatives of the Highway, Police, Fire, Ambulance and School departments are all on call and ready. The Highway Department staff is on call and ready. If there are extended power outages the Beacon…Continue
Posted on October 29, 2011 at 12:30pm
To all - more storm related clean water issues. The following is a press release just published regarding infiltration to a sewer line going to the treatment plant. It is different from the Riverkeeper’s alert last week of sewage possibly emanating from the storm water line near the Riverfront Park.
Press Release from the Office…Continue
Posted on October 5, 2011 at 12:29am
This is a follow up to the Riverkeeper finding that the city may be discharging sewage, or recently discharged, into the river from a storm water outlet. We are still working on tracking down the potential cause and I will report back in a few days with more information and with the findings of the water tests. It is possible that the extremely heavy rains from the last two major storms may have caused damage to the lines going throughout the city.
In general, the more long…Continue
Posted on October 2, 2011 at 9:52pm
Well alright, a New York Times article about the Mt. Beacon Incline that may boost some attention for us: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/09/nyregion/in-beacon-ny-hiking-the-path-of-the-incline-railway.html?_r=1
Posted on September 8, 2011 at 10:55pm — 1 Comment