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Dutchess County state of emergency, restricted travel as of 9 PM

Stay safe out there.

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Molinaro Declares Countywide State of Emergency


Added by Ben Royce on January 26, 2015 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Free Printer

Free Printer.  My office just got new printers for tax season. I have a working HP Photosmart Premium that uses HP Inkjet #564.   Free to anyone who wants to come pick it up.  Also have an old Lexmark, not sure it is working.  Call me if you want to come pick up:  Office tel:  845-831-3739 or cell: (845) 546-2677.  Office on 33 Henry Street (behind Towne Crier).  I'll post photos.

Added by Christopher Bopp on January 16, 2015 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Beacon gets some more "press"

The site below lists Beacon as one of the most internet-searched towns in the NE (which is used to indicate "town pride" by the website owners).

Added by Steve Knowles on January 13, 2015 at 11:28am — 1 Comment

IRS accepting tax returns early -get refunds fast.

Early Bird Special for tax filers.  This year the IRS let's you file by January 21. Come in now to Chris Bopp tax preparers and we will get you a refund as soon as possible. 
Have you used the major chain tax preparation services in the past?  This year bring us your tax bill from last year and we'll offer a special discount of $50 off this years return fee for the same type of return. Guaranteed.…

Added by Christopher Bopp on January 7, 2015 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Solar Sound Band and Graceland are Celebrating Elvis Presley's 80th. Birthday on January 8th

.The Solar Sound Band Celebrates the 80th. Birthday Celebration with a Special Edition of Blue Suede, Shoes which was recorded at Sun Studio, where Elvis Presley,Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash,Jerry Lee Lewis and so many others began their careers Thr three songs that were recorded at Sun Studio are available on iTunes …


Added by Richie Cabo on January 6, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Call for ARTwork

Call for ARTwork! CherryBomb PopUP Shop on Main Street in Beacon wants to help you start the new year with a studio free from clutter! You made it, you love it, you hate it, you want to let it go, whatever, we can help with our January ARTIST's FIRE SALE. Sell your work at discount prices and you will be unburdened from the heaviness of old work that is cluttering your spirit and your studio. Start the new year with a studio cleansing and maybe some cash in your project…


Added by Kat Stoutenborough on December 30, 2014 at 8:09am — No Comments

Cruisin' For A Bruisin' At Notions N' Potions With Biker Friends In Beacon. Solar Sound Band Records In Sun Studio And Shoots Video At The American Legion Post In Beacon.

The American Legion Post 203 in Beacon was the perfect setting to shoot our videos for Blue Suede Shoes and Cruisin' For A Bruisin'.


You just have to check out Zohar’s  Solar Sound Band’s  Cruisin’ For A Bruisin’ on YouTube.

This Disney Teen Beach song is a favorite for Bikers and Teens alike, and pay homage to the happy days of the 1950’s.

Cruisin’ For A Bruisin’ YouTube:…


Added by Richie Cabo on December 23, 2014 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Elvis Presley's 80th Birthday Celebration Is January 8th.Enjoy The Solar Sound Band's Tribute To Elvis On YouTube!Songs Are Now Available On Itunes and Amazon.

     We invite you to celebrate the 80th Birthday of Elvis Presley. This January 8th there are celebrations all over the world. We recorded Blue Suede Shoes at Sun Studio where Elvis recorded his first song. Check out our video on YouTube. Happy Holidays and A Happy New Year from the Solar Sound Band. Enjoy, and please share with your friends to spread the music.

YouTube Blue Suede Shoes : …


Added by Richie Cabo on December 23, 2014 at 8:28pm — No Comments

Give the gift of Summer Camp 2015!

Give the gift of Common Ground Farm Summer Camp 2015!

This holiday season, give the gift of summer camp fun! You can choose to…

Added by Common Ground Farm on December 18, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The New Solar Sound Band Recording Of Blue Suede Shoes Celebrates The 80th Birthday of Elvis Presley, and 60 Years Of Rock N' Roll

We would like to proudly announce the release of the new Solar Sound Band recordings from Sun Studios. They were recorded during our recent road trip to Graceland in August. Come and Celebrate Elvis's 80th Birthday which is Jan. 8th, and 60 years of Rock N' Roll with our Blue Suede Shoes. Check out the Itunes…

Added by Richie Cabo on December 14, 2014 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Last Day for 50/50 Massage Package

Today (Second Saturday, 12.13.14) is the last day that my 50/50 massage packages will be available this year. Purchase 2, 3, or 4 50 minute sessions for only $50 each. Good for one year. Available as online Gift Certificates only. Two Gift Certificates per person, please. Click here.

Don't forget to check out the Offers page on my…


Added by karen meyer on December 13, 2014 at 1:30am — No Comments

Recent Beacon Bits blog entries

Sorry to post again - the rss feed isn't working with BCN - if anyone can help me and Ben get it straightened out, I'd welcome the assistance - thanks!

Beacon Bits -- A Bite of the Hudson River Valley 

For holiday shopping ideas in Beacon:

For diverse community events in the…


Added by Nadine Revheim on December 12, 2014 at 8:53pm — No Comments

Kindergarten/1st Col-Teaching Position


 Randolph School in Wappingers Falls, NY is accepting applications for a l-time Kindergarten/First Grade Co-Teacher (Mixed-age group of 5, 6 and 7 year-olds).

The position is available immediately


Job Title: Kindergarten/First…


Added by Randolph School on December 11, 2014 at 11:05am — No Comments

This Saturday, Dec. 6 -- support farm-to-school, education, and food donation programs at the Common Ground Farm Annual Benefit Auction!

Did you know that in 2014 every third, fourth, and fifth grade class from J.V. Forrestal Elementary School visited Common Ground Farm to learn about worms, bees, compost, organic farming, and local vegetables? And, in 2014 Common Ground Farm donated over 2,000 pounds of our organically grown produce to food pantries and soup kitchens?

Help us continue to provide such important programs by attending our Annual Benefit Auction and bidding on amazing auction items! Join us this…


Added by Common Ground Farm on December 2, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Beacon Bits -- still blogging

Just wanted to let everyone know that Beacon Bits--A Bite of the Hudson River Valley-- is still an active and continuous blog about community life in Beacon since June 2011. We just had problems with feeds for posting on Beacon Citizen. So you may want to follow directly or take a look at this recent blog about Nixie Sparrow and its upcoming Second Saturday Event, which I hope you'll consider supporting for the benefit of BeaconArts at the BEAHIVE.…


Added by Nadine Revheim on November 26, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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