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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

Dia:Beacon is Hiring!

Located in Beacon, New York, Dia:Beacon presents Dia Art Foundation’s renowned collection of art from the 1960s to the present as well as special exhibitions, new commissions, and public programs. Occupying a former box-printing factory on the banks of the Hudson River, the contemporary art museum spans nearly 300,000 square feet and welcomes more than 100,000 visitors a year.

We are seeking qualified applicants to fill part-time positions as teaching artists, guides and gallery…


Added by Dia:Beacon on October 31, 2016 at 3:00pm — No Comments

MTA Metro North RR RFEI

  On the unofficial MNRR FB group page the other day there was a link to a…


Added by Kevin Newman on October 13, 2016 at 11:30am — 11 Comments

Dia:Beacon is free every Saturday & Sunday for Beacon residents

Beacon residents bring a driver's license or other form of government-issued ID for free admission to the museum.


Added by Dia:Beacon on September 28, 2016 at 9:52am — No Comments

$100 REWARD for lost eyeglasses

Lost prescription eyeglasses: $100 REWARD if intact and wearable.

Men’s black metal half frames in a small black cloth bag.

Lost on Main St. in Beacon on Monday Sept. 5th.

Please e-mail

Added by Jon Roberts on September 13, 2016 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Office Space Available - $575/mo in historic Beacon "Telephone Building"

Looking for creative business to share artfully restored Telephone Building with Beahive, A Little Beacon Blog, Gilded Twig, and Mara Farrell Concepts. For more info:

Added by Deborah Bigelow on September 12, 2016 at 12:00am — No Comments

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