Beacon Citizen Network (BCN): a place for neighbors to get the word out, be heard and stay informed in all matters concerning Beacon, NY.



All News Items (1,638)

Free CarFax reports

Last month I was searching for a used car and used CarFax to get a vehicle history report.  The price for one report was $40, but I thought the odds of selecting the first used car we came across was not high, so I purchased 5 CarFax reports for $50.  Well, we got the first car, and I now have 4 CarFax reports that have to be used within the next month.  If you are in need of a report, send me the VIN, and I'll get the report for you.  Whatever you want to give me in return is up to you, but…


Added by Steve Knowles on March 18, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

"Beacon housing in high demand after ex-Brooklynites transform Beacon"

"Last year was a good year," said Jonathan Miller, principal broker at JonCar Realty Residential and Commercial Sales. "We are hoping to project the same this year. But we don't have enough stock…


Added by Ben Royce on March 13, 2015 at 12:30am — 6 Comments

About that gas station on the corner of Main Street and Fishkill Avenue

So what's going on here?

Mark Roland has excellent and thorough coverage, required reading:…


Added by Ben Royce on March 1, 2015 at 2:30pm — 6 Comments

Ever wonder why there seems to be so many sex offenders in Newburgh?

Click this link for the article:

Sex Offenders in Newburgh

Added by Steve Knowles on February 25, 2015 at 11:02am — No Comments

The "Where Is This?" Contest is back!

When I first started this contest several years ago, you folks loved it. It went on hiatus but is back now. Because everyone is so spot-on with Beacon these days, I tried to make it a really hard one. BUT, you still might get it in a second! The prize is really good...a jar of hot fudge sauce from Utensil. Entries must be left on the blog, and not on here or at Facebook. Good luck!…


Added by Katie HM on February 19, 2015 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Mid Hudson Animal Aid nominated as Heroes of the Hudson!

Local no kill cat sanctuary, Mid Hudson Animal Aid, is one of the nominees in the Ulster County Savings Bank Mid Hudson Heroes contest. The bank will be giving out monetary prizes to the top three non profit vote getters. The contest runs from February 18 - March 6th and Facebook users may vote once a day via  …


Added by Mid Hudson ANimal aid on February 19, 2015 at 12:54am — No Comments

Harlem Line commuters being bused to Beacon from Southeast, Taconic closed in Mt. Pleasant

Crowded train commute, slow highway commute, due to the deadly accident yesterday.

Terrible tragedy.

Added by Ben Royce on February 4, 2015 at 6:08am — 1 Comment

Kids shoveling snow on Wolcott Ave.

Really surprised. Three boys came by to offer to shovel my driveway and sidewalk on Wolcott Ave. between Judson and Prospect at 1 PM. Paid them $50 and discovered after the fact that did not do the sidewalk as promised. Won't make that mistake twice. Out to shovel I go.  

Added by Bob Horton Bomersbach on February 2, 2015 at 2:53pm — No Comments

Beacon Mamas Getting Coffee/Tea

Hey fellow Beacon mamas...

I'm co-hosting an informal coffee/tea get together at Bank Square next Friday, Feb 6th, from 2-3pm. The description is below. 

Hope you can make it!!!!!


"Meeting new mom friends can be awkward. AmIriiiight?

Let's embrace the momentary awkward-blind-date-ness of it all & boldly say "yes" and grab a casual cup of coffee & get to know one another. I think there are…


Added by Zoraida Lopez on January 28, 2015 at 10:51am — 1 Comment

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

News Topics by Tags

Monthly Archives









© 2015   Created by Kelly Kingman.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service