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March 2014 News (12)

Celebrate Dr. Jane Goodalls 80th Birthday!


Added by Richie Cabo on March 27, 2014 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Part-Time docent at Center for Environmental Innovation and Education (CEIE), Beacon Institute

Part-time docent for Beacon Institute | Clarkson University’s Center for Environmental Innovation and Education (CEIE) building at Denning’s Point, Beacon, NY.

Must be available on weekends for fill-in with our weekend docent position.  10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Energetic, friendly, well-groomed, computer knowledge a must.  $10 per hour.  Ideal for senior or retired person with love of the environment and nature.  Seasonal; April through November.

Added by michael heintzman on March 26, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Backyard Chicken Workshop is FULL

Registration for The Basic Backyard Chicken workshop at Common Ground Farm on the 22nd is CLOSED! We are at capacity. Thanks everyone!

Added by Common Ground Farm on March 22, 2014 at 11:27am — No Comments

AirBnB in Beacon

I've been hearing about the airbnb phenomena; where homeowners (and often problematical when renters try it on the places they rent) rent out all or part of their place to people for short periods of time, like regular B&Bs, but w/o the breakfast.  A quick view of the website shows that at least 9 are listed in the city limits of Beacon, but what is really amazing, is there are at least 7 in a small cluster in Glenham, all within a few houses of each other (perhaps one owner…


Added by Steve Knowles on March 20, 2014 at 5:06pm — 19 Comments

Rehearsal Space for music lessons


Does anyone know of a rehearsal space available in/near Beacon that I can give music lessons in?  I'm a music teacher and usually give them in my home but can't be there now due to mold.  Looking for this Monday, 3-6 pm.  Or, perhaps a church that rents space?


Michele Scher

Added by Michele Scher on March 16, 2014 at 2:56am — No Comments

The City of Beacon will be launching a new website shortly.But,we need some of your photos!! Got some great pics you'd like to share? Please send them to photos will…

The City of Beacon will be launching a new website shortly.But,we need some of your photos!! Got some great pics you'd like to share? Please send them to
All photos will be properly credited.


Added by george mansfield on March 15, 2014 at 12:40pm — 1 Comment

Found Dog

There is a dog wandering Cliff Street. Collar, no tag.

Is she (he?) yours?

I don't speak Dog, so I have no idea how or why she got so cold, scared, and lonely.

Added by Lani on March 12, 2014 at 11:54pm — 8 Comments

Second Saturday Jam with ST.George and Friends @ Joe's Irish Pub March 8th Performers

Hey like I said before, fantastic night it was!!! Here is the list of musicians that rocked Beacon last night at the one and only Joe's Irish Pub .

Harley Fine guitar and vocals, Michael Randolph guitar, Bob Moliterno bass, Billy Smith(Mud Cat) drums, Dan Platt guitar, Mitch Florian drums, Seth Masten bass, Jonathan Walsh guitar and vocals, Charlie Adams guitar and vocals, Tony Cenicola drums, Janni drums, William Paschall drums, Robert Murphy bass, Glenn Sacchi drums, Jake Benedict…


Added by russell St.George on March 9, 2014 at 2:09pm — No Comments

Summer 2014 U-Pick Shares & Market Cards now available from Common Ground Farm

Spend some time at the Farm this summer picking herbs, veggies and flowers. Buy a Market Card now, and never worry about stopping at the bank to pick up cash on the way to the Farmers Market again! Check out the details on the website:

Added by Common Ground Farm on March 5, 2014 at 3:31pm — No Comments

PC laptop repair needed

Can anyone make a recommendation? How about JK Tech?

Added by Joan Martorano on March 4, 2014 at 9:50am — 1 Comment

Common Ground Farm Summer Camp 2014 Registration now open!

Common Ground Farm summer farm camp includes weekly programs focusing on food, farming, animals, outdoor skills, homesteading, nature, and art. Learn more and register on our online storefront.

Children will spend time in the garden, at the pond, in the field, in the barn, and along our nature trails. Participants will develop a deeper understanding of how food is grown—from the soil, to…


Added by Common Ground Farm on March 3, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

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