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June 2011 News (36)

Flowers are blooming ,trees are growing in the wind at U.S.C.

The Sargent and Downing Gardens and Nursery is looking great take a walk up the road into the University Settlement Camp and you will be surprised to see the great community effort. Everyone has been working together.Local business's and parents have donated and it has been wonderful.

The executive board is putting together a list of every business that donated so we can post it on beaconcitizen.com we should all support those business's because they deserve our business.

Added by Richie Cabo on June 30, 2011 at 9:30pm — 1 Comment

Beacon Flea Market canceled July 3rd.

We have canceled July 3rd due to the holiday - many of our vendors are on vacation - so we are saving all the fun for July 10th, and are looking forward to seeing you all then!!

Added by Emma Dewing on June 29, 2011 at 1:35pm — No Comments

FREE SUMMER MEALS for CHILDREN in BEACON!

All kids & teens 18 and younger can receive a nutritious lunch for free during the summer!

 

Mon – Fri, July 5th – August 26th

 

  • It’s Free: Kids eat free meals and families save money.

 

  •  It’s Easy: No residency or citizenship rules, no registration, and no forms to fill out!

Any kid can receive a free meal this summer.

 

  • It’s Fun: There will be occasional events and activities at the lunch…
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Added by Ben Larson-Wolbrink on June 29, 2011 at 11:50am — No Comments

Why Beacon needs a Commission On Human Relations

If you are interested in learning more about the commission stay tuned into the Beacon Citizen and check the local papers. The commission will be holding a meeting in the fall (dates will be posted soon) with guest speakers discussing why a Commission on Human Relations is important in our community.

Added by Joseph Glauda on June 29, 2011 at 5:03am — No Comments

Catch-up for A Little Beacon Blog

Hey! Long time no blog! We went on a family road trip, so I'm getting back into the swing of things. On A Little Beacon Blog, we've got a picture of Riverfest, a non-camp fire smore recipe, a little shout out to Bank Square, and a picture of Beacon's writeup in the Daily News that my friend saw and emailed to me. More soon!

 

http://www.alittlebeaconblog.com/

Added by Katie HM on June 28, 2011 at 5:15pm — No Comments

St.George and Friends at Joe's Irish Pub

Last Nights Jam was again great There are always surprises and last night their  was a great surprise The Octomen played a set these guys are Fantastic I highly recommend them as a group to go and see. They were high energy surf instrumental 3 pc group, as soon as they started everyones jaw dropped and they had full attention of the bar, playing originals and covers. Again if they are playing check them out. They are local folksBeacon residence don't know what kind of talent is right here in…

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Added by russell St.George on June 26, 2011 at 6:52pm — No Comments

Howland Cultural Center Wedding/Reception Rentals

Since its founding in 1872, The Howland Cultural Center has been the Hudson Valley’s foremost destination for the expression of art and diversity. Over the past few years, we have opened our Grand Hall to small yet memorable wedding and reception rentals.…

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Added by Mike Jurkovic on June 25, 2011 at 11:37am — No Comments

Action Plan: High School Pool and Fitness Center   I have received many emails asking,” what can we do to help?” First  Continue checking the Beacon Citizen website: for information Second Begin an e…

Action Plan: High School Pool and Fitness Center

 

I have received many emails asking,” what can we do to help?”

First

 Continue checking the Beacon Citizen website: for information

Second

Begin an emailing campaign: Contact individual Board Members and City Councilmen. Tell them how important it is especially now during this recession when money is tight.  Having accesses to a pool and fitness center that is affordable for the…

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Added by lillian glauda on June 24, 2011 at 2:00pm — 1 Comment

Potential (admittedly out there) solution to Beacon's pool access problems

http://www.gizmag.com/plus-floating-swimming-pool-in-nyc-river/19010/

 

This is way more expensive than keeping the High School pool open and/ or the University Settlement camp pool open. And of course, we already have a river pool, that everyone should be taking advantage of:

 

http://www.riverpool.org/

 

But what's different…

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Added by Ben Royce on June 24, 2011 at 12:29pm — No Comments

Ate at Yankee Clipper Diner

I'm not sure if this is where a restaurant review would go, but a moderator is welcome to move it if it's in the wrong place.  Thanks!!!

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I ate at the Yankee Clipper at 397 Main Street in Beacon NY with my mother yesterday and wanted to comment, since the manager said I was welcome to. 



Jerry, our waiter, was pleasant and helpful. We appreciated that and most of the salad was fresh with a good homemade house…

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Added by Sandra L Mort on June 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — 16 Comments

What the truck?

To everyone who is looking for a place to hold your Open Studio I finally have an answer for you. To everyone who has been putting off signing up for Beacon Open Studios because you don’t have a proper studio in Beacon and aren’t sure where you can set up for the weekend I have a solution for you.



The years of a surplus of cheap studio space in Beacon have come to an end. Galleries have closed and artists are scrambling. We are still an art town but many of us are making art in our…

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Added by Beacon Open Studios on June 24, 2011 at 9:35am — No Comments

Looking for a WordPress Designer

I'm looking for a designer who can help develop a graphic logo and a wordpress site that is well integrated with social media platforms and can process donations. if you might be that person, please get in touch at brent@emekproject.org.

Thanks!

brent

Added by Brent Spodek on June 24, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments

Save the Beacon High School Pool and Fitness Center for the citizens of Beacon

Beacon citizens unite:



Our community is finally undergoing a renaissance after years of stagnation. We have suffered through crime, drugs, dysfunctional schools and elected officials that did not address the needs of the community. At last Beacon is making progress; the citizens are getting involved and you can see improvement all around the city. We passed a budget to build a new high school and in return the community was promised access to the pool and fitness center ironically… Continue

Added by lillian glauda on June 23, 2011 at 9:08am — 10 Comments

If you live in Beacon, your State Senator is undecided on the issue of Same Sex Marriage

Email Steve Saland, your State Senator, today to support legalizing same sex marriage.

saland@nysenate.gov

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/22/nyregion/deal-on-rent-laws-and-property-tax-cap-in-albany.html?_r=1&hp

Added by Christopher Hahn on June 22, 2011 at 7:46am — 8 Comments

Join me in watching my nephews kid play in the U.S. Open!

 

 My nephews son, William "Bud" Cauley, is playing today in the U.S. Open on NBC TV. He tees off at 11:30am and is currently sitting at +4 for the tournament.

 

 We are very proud of Bud as this is his first PRO outing since leaving the University of Alabama. The 21 year old from Jacksonville Florida is going to be a player to watch in the future I am sure.

 

 Anyway, hope you join us in supporting him....

 

Bubba…

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Added by Bubba's Hot Boiled Peanuts Inc. on June 19, 2011 at 9:26am — 3 Comments

One room rentals.....does any one have one for this summer, for a writer looking to move to Beacon.

If you have a large home, with rooms for rent, or separate living space that is ready to move into, now. I have a client that needs just that. Not too large, just in nice condition so she can start living in Beacon by the end of June....next week!

PLEASE HELP!

Give me a call @ 416-4281, ask for Crystal

Added by Beacon Homes on June 18, 2011 at 4:47pm — No Comments

Beacon Flea Market! This Sunday!!

We are looking forward to a fabulous Flea this Sunday, June 19th!  Don't miss this one - great vendors, some new and some who are now regulars, all with really cool, useful, quirky, unique items at flea prices no one else can beat!  See you on Sunday!

 

8 - 3pm

6 Henry Street Parking Lot,

between Henry and South Chestnut

 

For a preview of items available at the Flea go to http://beaconflea.blogspot.com/…

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Added by Emma Dewing on June 16, 2011 at 6:37pm — No Comments

Did you ever wonder where the snow goes?





Did you ever wonder where all the snow goes?

Well, my daughter did. And we found out that in Beacon, NY, the snow on Mt. Beacon melts down and some collects in the Jessen's Pond Catch Basin.…

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Added by Steve Arcanna on June 15, 2011 at 10:46am — No Comments

Time is running out for $30 registrations-

BOS_reg_form2.pdf

 

Time is running out for $30 registrations-almost all the volunteer positions are gone. Sign up now before the price goes up to $60.

 

Deadline to register is July 15 but the lower volunteer rate is only available until all the jobs are filled.

 

To find out…

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Added by Beacon Open Studios on June 14, 2011 at 4:46pm — No Comments

FROST AND JUSTICE BREWERY COMING TO BEACON!

OK, gang, this is real.



Brewed, Blown, & Baked, the Frost and Justice Brewery fundraiser that Hudson Beach Glass is hosting to benefit The Beacon's renovations is happening this Saturday, and there The Beacon will announce that a brewery tap room will open on the right storefront side of the theatre later this summer!



This fundraiser will also showcase the beers "that made Beacon, Beacon" early last century. We will pick one of the three that will be showcased and that… Continue

Added by Patrick Manning on June 14, 2011 at 2:27pm — 6 Comments

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