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With all the cancellations recently due to the weather we were really unsure about this Sunday - but it is shaping up nicely - sunny and warm and delightful! Perfect for a Flea!
Please come and support us! We have a huge amount of stuff stock-pilled and we plan on bringing it all!! Don't miss the furniture, smalls and cute one-of-a-kind's that you can't resist!
We are looking for vendors - yardsalers do really well - come and sell some stuff and make some…Continue
Added by Emma Dewing on August 31, 2011 at 8:24am — No Comments
Beacon update: There is a power outage in part of the city which includes city hall. Central Hudson has been notified by the City and we are in constant contact with them to restore power. There is flooding around as the Depuyster Ave - Violet Drive - Jessen Pond which caused several homes to be temporarily evacuated. The reservoir dam is in good shape but water is pouring over the spillway as it should. The Hudson River flowed over it banks into the parking area near the Sloop Club and Long…Continue
Follow these three simple steps and you could be a winner:
1. Go to the…Continue
Added by Marika Blossfeldt on August 28, 2011 at 12:08pm — No Comments
Beacon is declaring a State of Emergency as of approximately 12:00 PM. Only emergency vehicles are permitted on city streets. There is an ongoing evacuation of some areas experiencing rising flood waters near the mountain. The roads need to be clear for evacuation emergency vehicles.
Hi Beacon, There is a lot of media coverage about the conditions in N.Y.C.,N.J. and the coastal areas.Today I am going to have to drive down to inspect the NYC Parks for tree damage and park safety conditions after the storm breaks.
I just want to say that everyone should be extra careful in areas of the Hudson Valley because we do have a very large number of very large and old trees which are at risk to fall under these very high wind conditions. Many of these old trees like…Continue
We have been holding emergency preparedness discussions since Thursday. All city services are on high alert and available plus additional staff will be working Saturday night through Sunday afternoon at the Police Department (831-4111) and the sewage treatment department. The City Administrator and I will be available in Beacon throughout the storm to coordinate our response. I can be reached anytime at 249-5571
Our emergency preparedness committee meetings were held…Continue
Added by Steve Gold on August 27, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments
"The Mystery of The Magical Cucumber Tree" By Richie Cabo also tells the story of Americas 9/11 Survivor Tree.
Added by Richie Cabo on August 27, 2011 at 1:58am — No Comments
Keep dry and safe.
See you September 4th, weather permitting.
Check http://beaconflea.blogspot.com for updates and info re upcoming events.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up to vend.
Added by Emma Dewing on August 26, 2011 at 4:39pm — No Comments
I've been meaning to do a write-up on our experience with this music class we take down in Fishkill - Juliana's Music Together. There are some great music class choices around Beacon, and I wanted to share this one with you. We're signing up for the Fall, and registration is going on now:
Added by Katie HM on August 26, 2011 at 9:36am — No Comments
I can't take credit for this. Found it on the Beaconite.com site. But I thought it was worth sharing:
"This year’s election for Mayor of the City of Beacon looks like it will be exciting and close. Here are the factors that will make a difference this November:
1. MONEY. It doesn’t cost a ton of money to run for mayor here. My estimate, when you add up the signs, position cards, pens, etc., is only about $5,000. Both candidates should be able to easily raise that…
Added by Richie Cabo on August 24, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments
The 5.9 Earthquake yesterday, that we felt up here, and they felt in Michigan, Toronto, and Atlanta, was centered in Mineral, Virginia. Mineral, Virginia is so named because of the pyrite and sulfur deposits that were found there in the 1800s.
Pyrite, sulfur... this indicates, geologically, an area that used to have mineral SPRINGS,…Continue
Added by Ben Royce on August 24, 2011 at 9:47am — No Comments
The following Beacon artists are offering Art courses in Beacon at the Mill Street Loft ARTS in Scenic Hudson's River Center. Come be a part of the excitement.
Eric Wilkerson, a graduate of SVA, is a freelance visual development artist and is currently working as lead concept designer for the Blue Man Group and as a concept designer for Weta Workshop in New Zealand, on unannounced projects. Past clients include, Walt Disney, Activision, Nickelodeon,…Continue
Added by Todd C. Poteet on August 24, 2011 at 8:41am — No Comments
I'd like to know if there are people in Beacon who are interested in local currencies & new economic infrastructures. At the moment, I'm organizing an event that will be held in NYC this Fall called the Contact Summit, and its purpose is to bring together people from around the world who are using/building social technologies in ways that enhance humanity.
One of the focal tracks is Future of…Continue
Dear art lovers of Beacon,
Beacon Open Studios is coming up in September and this year it will be better than ever. With over 60 artists participating we will not only have a fine-looking map to guide you all over town, we have a full color catalog…
Added by Beacon Open Studios on August 19, 2011 at 11:51am — No Comments