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Beacon's new solar farm is active!

The panels will supply enough power to cover 60% of the city's public electricity needs. Read the full story on The New Climate:…


Added by Patrick Metzger on July 2, 2018 at 9:36am — No Comments

Solar Sound Band new Video

Added by Richie Cabo on May 31, 2018 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Cit of Beacon council & mayor basically giving public property to developers?

Recently the City of Beacon "sold" the old Highway Department property on Fishkill Creek to a developer for $150,000. That's right, the same type of creekside property that has luxury lofts for sale and luxury apartments for rent. Link

You might have asked yourself why the City of Beacon would do this. Do they not know the value of the property? Do…


Added by TC on May 17, 2018 at 11:11am — No Comments

Noga Cabo Carnegie Hall Stephen Said! Live

Solar Sound Band has it on ITunes & Amazon.

Added by Richie Cabo on April 15, 2018 at 9:19am — No Comments

Beacon's Solar Sound Band takes the message to Ecofest Times Square

One of Beacon's favorite bands has been selected once again this year to perform at Times Square Ecofest. They will be bringing the save our Earth message with their new song
" Stephen Says". Stephen Hawking recently changed his prediction of a 1000 years to 100 years. He says we will need a new planet because of how we have been treating our Mother Earth. Come join us, its more important than ever we speak out. Sing out!!!

Added by Richie Cabo on August 5, 2017 at 6:42am — No Comments

Very Special Event at The Towne Crier

Solar Sound Band LIVE at the Towne Crier. June 9 at 8:30 along with 4SM.

Added by Richie Cabo on June 1, 2017 at 3:08am — No Comments

We are currently hiring instructors and counselors to be part of our Farm Camp staff! We are looking for energetic individuals who love kids, dirt, sunshine, and fresh vegetables. Farm camp runs from…

We are currently hiring instructors and counselors to be part of our Farm Camp staff! We are looking for energetic individuals who love kids, dirt, sunshine, and fresh vegetables. Farm camp runs from July 17th through September 1st.  For more information, visit our …


Added by Common Ground Farm on March 22, 2017 at 5:48pm — No Comments

African Drumming Awaken Ancestors to Support New Jamaican, Vegan & Vegetarian Eatery on Newburghs’ Restaurant Row

African percussionist Kazi Oliver will wake the spirits at the recently opened Calabash Restaurant., March 15, 2017. Offering authentic Caribbean cuisine to locals and people visiting the historic district in the City of Newburgh, Calabash Restaurant 69 Liberty Street Newburgh NY is located amongst a row of a number of other specialized eateries. Kazi’s performing at the grand opening will be an interactive display of cultural awakening of the ancestors. His performances are entertaining,…


Added by Aquanetta Wright on February 22, 2017 at 4:22pm — No Comments

Ancient Japanese Art Ritual Comes to Newburgh for Tech World Anniversary

Tech World celebrates its’ first anniversary by presenting the installation of “Tech Art” on Saturday March 4, 2017, noon to 6pm at 113 Liberty St., City of Newburgh.  Showcasing a nod to the Japanese art of Kintsugi, or “golden joinery” this live art performance will represent the first manifestation of the 12 Shouts to the Ten Forgotten Heavens project to take place away from the Whitney Museum proper. Here in Newburgh, NY, a city visibly damaged and teetering on the edge of…


Added by Aquanetta Wright on February 22, 2017 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Hydropower possibilities for Fishkill Creek?

HYDROPOWER IN UNDEVELOPED STREAM REACHES. The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Water Power Technologies Office issued a request for information regarding challenges and opportunities associated with hydropower development in undeveloped stream-reaches (81 FR 78795). The office is also seeking input on the focus and structure of a potential funding opportunity to support research and development of advanced and/or non-traditional transformative hydropower technologies and project designs…


Added by Steve Knowles on December 19, 2016 at 12:59pm — 2 Comments

Duplex for rent in Newburgh at artist's house

Unique 1 big bedroom duplex apartment located on Spring St, in the City of Newburgh's historic district.  to waterfront, public transportation, and stores. A 180 year old brick artist owned house, has been completely rebuilt to incorporate classic style with modern conveniences. 

Full of light, privacy and lots of character. Easy street parking.

Walking distance to Washington Headquarters, Â Macchiatto Cafe, 2 Alices Cafe, Post…


Added by Alejandro Dron on November 20, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Refurbished grave of 'Father of American law' in Beacon

Sometimes you forget how much history is here, Beacon is rich in it.

Added by Ben Royce on November 16, 2016 at 9:08am — No Comments

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