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Petition to rename Donald Trump Park: Pete Seeger Park

Donald Trump is a blowhard xenophobe, some of his statements while running for president are incompatible with core American values.

Pete Seeger's work for the Hudson River is an example that needs to be memorialized.

Never mind the simple fact Trump is still alive.

Naming a state park after a living person is usually forbidden. This of course has been routed around in the case of Donald Trump with ego and money.

Here's the…

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Added by Ben Royce on January 16, 2016 at 8:40pm — 1 Comment

The Beacon Board of Ed Soap Opera

The drama in our Board of Ed is becoming a slow motion car crash, and it's rather disgusting, and all of Beacon should know about it.

If you're a parent the focus should be on educating our kids, not pointless useless drama. If you're a taxpayer you should know you're paying for a ridiculous musical chairs act with superintendents that is costing you a lot (eight in 8 years! each a signing bonus, severance, ongoing healthcare, etc.).

The good news is that…

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Added by Ben Royce on January 14, 2016 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

American Center For Folk Music Fundraiser Jan.10 at the Towne Crier Cafe

FUNDRAISER SET JAN. 10 FOR NASCENT FOLK MUSIC ORGANIZATION

The Towne Crier Cafe in Beacon, NY, will host a fundraiser for the American Center for Folk Music (ACFM) on Sunday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m. All seats are $15. Visit www.townecrier.com or call (845) 855-1300 to purchase tickets.

This special concert features local and regional musicians including Guthrie’s Ghost (Hope Machine’s Steve Kirkman & Fred Gillian, plus David Bernz, Jacob Bernz… Continue

Added by Richie Cabo on January 5, 2016 at 11:00pm — 1 Comment

Black Lab with Red Collar & Tags

Hi.  Older black lab with red collar & tags running loose on VanKleek Avenue & Robinson Street.  Last seen heading towards East Main Street (going towards mountain).  

Tried to bring him in our yard but was a bit timid.  

Called Beacon PD to see if anyone had reported.

Added by Dawn Skowron on December 5, 2015 at 11:14am — 1 Comment

Turn Turn Turn

We need your help to really show off Beacon and to remember Pete and Toshi Seeger. Check out the Solar Sound Band video shit all around the City of Beacon. These young musician along with Dassi and Bram climbed up Mount Beacon and performed a mini concert at the top of Mount Beacon!!! Look at them on top of the world! The Solar Sound Band video was filmed, produced and directed by Noga Cabo. Please share this great effort with your friends.… Continue

Added by Richie Cabo on October 24, 2015 at 5:35am — No Comments

Today Solar Sound Band Will Be At The Pumpkin Festival

We invite you to the Solar Sound Band performance today at 12 noon in the Beacon Pumpkinn Festival at the Pete and Toshi waterfront park.

https://www.facebook.com/richie.cabo/posts/1001301609931995

Added by Richie Cabo on October 18, 2015 at 8:15am — No Comments

Help thy Nieghbor

Beacon is a wonderful place. If you see someone who needs a hand take the time to do something. A little hand goes a long way. Teach that to your children. Don't take for granted what God has given us. Check out this video and make Beacon a perfect place. Remember not all hungry people are living in the street. Sometimes it could be your family, nieghbor or coworker. After you see this think about what small thing can you do today.…

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Added by Richie Cabo on October 4, 2015 at 7:01am — No Comments

Share In The Spirit Of Beacon Day!!

These kids in the Solar Sound Band remember Pete and Soshi Seeger with the lyrics of their song. Beacon is a magical place so please share this with everyone. You can see the Solar Sound and three other great bands at the Hop for Catoberfest after the Spirit of Beacon Day parade Sunday 9/27 at 4 pm.
http://youtu.be/ZJfqwNnQPA8

Added by Richie Cabo on September 23, 2015 at 5:14pm — No Comments

The City of Beacon Turn Turn Turns!

This is for all our friends who love Pete & Toshi Seeger and the beautiful city of Beacon. Please share this with all of your friends. Enjoy!!! With all our love from the Solar Sound Band:-)
http://youtu.be/ZJfqwNnQPA8

Added by Richie Cabo on September 6, 2015 at 5:27pm — No Comments

Solar Sound Band;Seeks Videographer

We are looking for someone who can work with us with band on future projects to record, edit and produce music videos of the Solar Sound Band. They would need to be familiar with the music aspect of videos and the market of young music fans of today. Please call Richie Cabo at 845-476-1660 or email solarsoundband@gmail.com

Added by Richie Cabo on August 30, 2015 at 12:47pm — No Comments

"Putting Pandemonium" is ON!

The "Putting Pandemonium" putting tournament at the Beacon Glades disc golf course is just 3 days away! (on Saturday, 22 August)  (located off 9D south of Mt. Beacon lot, at the Settlement Camp) 

Entries will be accepted on the morning of the tournament at the field house next to hole #1, beginning at 9am;…

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Added by Steve Knowles on August 19, 2015 at 1:02pm — No Comments

The Solar Sound Band Will Shine On Times Square Ecofest

August 16, Sunday at 44th. street and Broadway. They will start at 11 am. Come join them They will perform some of their new originals as well as Classic Rock like Them Changes , Ocean and Elenor Rigby. We invite all of you to come join us at this wonderful festival that celebrates the Earth for the last 27 years!!!!!!

Added by Richie Cabo on August 16, 2015 at 4:49am — 1 Comment

New trolley bus from Cold Spring to Beacon: great for hikers, bikers

http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2015/August/06/Trolley_bus-06Aug15.htm

The new trolley route, which will run weekends on an every other hour schedule, will link the two counties and provide passengers with the opportunity to transfer directly to the Dutchess line and take their buses throughout the county. Also, the new route provides Mount Beacon…

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Added by Ben Royce on August 6, 2015 at 10:23pm — No Comments

Terrific Commercial or Studio/Gallery Rental Opportunity



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Added by Daniel Aubry on August 5, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Solar Sound Band At the Beacon Sloop Club Corn Festival

They will perform their new recording of Turn Turn Turn to remember Pete Seeger and Toshi Seeger. This version has the lyrics for children Toshi wrote. We heard it at a Beacon Festival. Come join us Aug. 9th from 12-4 pm this Sunday and eat some corn. I remember Pete was cooking the corn at one if these festivals when it used to be on the Long Dock side.

Added by Richie Cabo on August 4, 2015 at 10:42pm — No Comments

Solar Sound Band Will Perform At The 2015 Beacon Sloop Clubs Corn Festival

The Solar Sound Band will be performing their new recording of Turn,Turn,Turn with Soshi's lyrics for the children. We heard Pete sing them at a festival in Beacon. Our children taught the lyrics to their friends in school.

Added by Richie Cabo on July 30, 2015 at 8:55am — No Comments

Yay! The Transit Oriented District is coming back!

http://www.midhudsonnews.com/News/2015/July/23/Bea_TOD-23Jul15.html

The thing that blew my mind about the sinking of the T.O.D. last time is: there is no better way to boost biking and walking, and increase Beacon Main Street business, than a large captive audience of people in train dependent housing a couple hundred yards away.

But there was loud opposition of people who had…

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Added by Ben Royce on July 23, 2015 at 2:03pm — 3 Comments

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