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February 2010 News (19)

Food and Shelter in Beacon during the Emergency

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…

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Added by Dan Rigney on February 27, 2010 at 12:07pm — 3 Comments

Dummy Light t-shirts back by popular demand @ ART HOUSE GALLERY!

We have received another batch of Erica Hauser's Dummy Light t-shirts!
Yea!
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.

Added by Lynda Stuart Curry on February 23, 2010 at 1:51pm — No Comments

66 members and building...The Philipstown Current

Exciting news and info for our neighboring towns of Garrison, Cold Spring and Nelsonville.…


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Added by Ray Fusco on February 23, 2010 at 8:40am — No Comments

Community Cat Coalition Volunteers Wanted



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 info@communitycatcoalition.com if you are interested in learning more about how you can get…

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Added by Nicole Ganas on February 22, 2010 at 8:17pm — No Comments

Swim Lessons are here!

Beacon Recreation has partnered with the Newburgh YMCA to offer a new Learn to Swim program. Swim Lessons to build aquatic skills and confidence in Parent/Child, Preschool and School Age Children.…

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Added by Mark Price on February 22, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

FREE Old-Time Maple Sugaring-Off Party & Dance - Sunday, March 7 from 1-7pm

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!



At 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

Added by Randolph School on February 21, 2010 at 10:08pm — No Comments

Is Beacon Rebuilding the Tioronda Bridge?

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:…


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Added by Ben Royce on February 18, 2010 at 2:50pm — 3 Comments

DOG PARK

IS THERE A DOG PARK IN BEACON

Added by RAY CLARY on February 18, 2010 at 11:37am — 5 Comments

300 NEW HOMES WHAT IS YOUR THOUGHTS

I SEE THESE POST IN THE POJO AND JUST WANTED TO SEE WHAT EVERYONE ELSE MIGHT THINK ABOUT THIS???



FRONTIERSMANOH wrote:

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

Added by RAY CLARY on February 18, 2010 at 11:31am — 2 Comments

A Glimpse of the Beacon Incline Railway in 1902





Thanks to the Mount Beacon Incline Railway Restoration Society for finding… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on February 14, 2010 at 11:34pm — 4 Comments

WHAT D0 YOU DO WITH A CRUMBLING CASTLE ?

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…

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Added by john fasulo on February 12, 2010 at 12:51pm — 1 Comment

950 and counting

Congratulations BCN on such astounding growth—and for bringing so much virtual traffic to the neighborhood. It's palpable.
Thank you Kelly!

Added by beacon music factory on February 11, 2010 at 8:46pm — 1 Comment

Denning's Point Musing 5 Winter on the Point over the years

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?…

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Added by Jim Heron on February 11, 2010 at 4:00pm — 1 Comment

Donated Community Space Needed

Photo by Lee Friedlander



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…
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Added by Nicole Ganas on February 10, 2010 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

The MTA with or without Beaconites approval?

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.



This very…

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Added by Naomi Canaan on February 10, 2010 at 12:41pm — 1 Comment

Beacon Transit Oriented Development Q&A

Beacon Transit Oriented Development Q&A…

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Added by Kelly Kingman on February 8, 2010 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

These Words Could Save Your Marriage/Relationship ... they're not "love you" or "sorry"! Examine your pronoun use.

The next time you argue, take note of the words you use and then focus on other ways to improve communication.…
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Added by barbara capalbo on February 5, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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