Passing this along from the Mayor and Sara Pasti - The City and the Red Cross have set up a warming center at Lewis Thompkins Hose at the West End of Main. There is a county shuttle running from there to the shelter at John Jay High School if you need a hot meal or a place to stay tonight. City of Beacon is under a State of Emergency. They are asking that people limit car travel as much as possible and do not park on the roads. Central Hudson is in the city right now and working to reconnect…
We have received another batch of Erica Hauser's Dummy Light t-shirts!
Get them while they last! : )
ART HOUSE GALLERY + STUDIO will be open all week ,
despite the slushy mess out there!
12-6 pm , Come on by and see us!
12 Tioronda Ave.
Beacon, just of Main behind the Howland Center.
The Community Cat Coalition needs YOU to help support its humane efforts to resolve the stray and feral cat overpopulation issue in Beacon. The Coalition is a non-funded, all volunteer run and inspired organization. We have a lot to accomplish, but we can't do it alone. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in learning more about how you can get…
Starting at 1pm on Sunday, March 7... Come for fresh maple treats, music 'round the fire, tree-tapping demo, outdoor fun and activities -- try your hand at the two-person saw, collect & boil sap, etc. Learn how to tap your own maple tree!
5pm we'll gather for food (donation requested) & a community dance for all ages that will start out traditional and end up... NOT traditional.
This FREE-to-the-public Maple Sugaring-Off Party,
the traditional favorite… Continue
Last I heard it was to be rebuilt as a pedestrian bridge... but the Fire Department wanted their trucks to be able to get over it. I haven't heard anything else in awhile. Then I saw this today in the PoJo:…
I SEE THESE POST IN THE POJO AND JUST WANTED TO SEE WHAT EVERYONE ELSE MIGHT THINK ABOUT THIS???
OH PLEASE! THIS HELPS BEACON HOW? WHO WILL LIVE THERE? WERE WILL THEY WORK OR JUST GET MORE OF THE HANDOUTS
BEACON IS A SLUM AREA. ART GALLERY'S AND COFFEE SHOPS WILL NOT MAKE JOBS THIS WELFARE TOWN DOES NOT WANT JOBS! THE WELFARE AND ILLEGALS JUST WANT THERE HANDOUTS SO THEY CAN CONTINUE TO LIVE OFF US TAX PAYERS AND BE CLOSE TO RELATIVES THAT ARE IN… Continue
The castle on Pollepel Island is crumbling. Actually,it has been deteriorating since first built in the early 20th Century by Francise Bannerman who, no matter how you ice the cake, was an arms merchant; buying and selling weapons to the highest bidder. In the late 1960’s, a fire gutted the castle not long…
Denning’s Point Musings 5 Historic Winters on Denning’s Point (continued)
With the Denning’s Point trails closed for the winter to protect the American Bald Eagle foraging, perching and roosting habitat, I have been pondering what changes people living on the Point would have experienced during this season over the past 6,000 years. The present winter-time closing takes the high road of environmental conservation … but what about the other years?…
The Community Cat Coalition is a group I founded comprised of concerned and compassionate citizens dedicated to humanely resolving the free roaming stray and feral cat overpopulation crisis in Beacon through…
I must thank everyone for jumping into the conversation on the Old Beacon as it stands now in 2010 and the New Beacon that could sprout up at the waterfront.
Of all the meetings I have participated in, Town Hall and Council Meetings, participating and listening as a member of the general public, I never heard that the MTA had plans to build 400 parking spaces at the station no matter what we do.