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January 2016 News (3)

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 — 2 Comments

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

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