This Sunday that past the Poughkeepsie Journal featured a front page article criticizing the federal governments study that spraying pesticides in our backyards is not effective against ticks.They quoted a local official as saying "Our children deserve to be protected in our backyards"
The use of pesticides is one of the direct causes of the high rate of cancer in the U.S. The companies like Monsanto do a good enough job of…
Added by Richie Cabo on August 29, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
Hi fellow Beaconites! I am a sewing author, teacher, and pattern designer now offering private lessons from my comfy home studio on Memorial Park. All levels taught, from novice to advanced. All ages welcome--I have experience teaching kids. Learn fashion sewing, home decor, alterations/repairs, or whatever you like! Lessons are tailored to your specific interests. Please see attached flyer for details and a 50% discount offer. I hope to sew with you soon!…Continue
Added by Gretchen Hirsch on August 26, 2013 at 10:17am — No Comments
Added by Richie Cabo on August 25, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments
Have a visit with Gwenno James on East Main Street
Added by Nadine Revheim on August 22, 2013 at 9:07pm — No Comments
Anyone have recommendations for a Dumpster rental?
Added by Amy Brosey on August 21, 2013 at 9:25am — No Comments
The Tioronda Kids Noga Adam & Zohar will perform at 12pm Sunday 8/25
Call Richie 845-476-1660 for more info.
Added by Richie Cabo on August 20, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments
Sadly, a Poughkeepsie High School Senior on the honor roll recently died of a rare tick born illness:…Continue
My featured reading this Wednesday (8/21, 7:00 PM) has moved to a new location: Bank Square Coffeehouse
(It's a 20 minute reading followed by a poetry open-mic.)
Hope you can make it!
Beacon Poetry at Bank Square…Continue
Added by Larry Sansone on August 19, 2013 at 9:02am — No Comments
Sargent~Downing Gardens Proudly Presents “Namesake Trees 2013”
Plant a tree in your child's name. They Can Watch It Grow!
The Friends of Sargent-Downing Gardens and Nursery Fund is a component fund of the Community Foundation of Dutchess County. Donations to the fund are tax-deductible to the fullest…
Added by Richie Cabo on August 11, 2013 at 10:33am — No Comments
PITTSBURGH — For years, Barbara Johnstone, a professor of linguistics at Carnegie Mellon University here, bought shares in a C.S.A. — a community-supported agriculture program — and picked up her occasional bags of tubers or tomatoes or whatever the member farms were harvesting.
Her farm shares…
Added by Ben Royce on August 6, 2013 at 7:38am — No Comments
So sad! Will miss it a bunch! Anybody know what is moving in? The waitress I asked didn't have any details.
Finally! A day we can welcome! Lovely flea market weather, fabulous vendors signing up, pick-up trucks and vans stuffed with never-before-seen at Beacon Flea curious and delightful items that we can't live without at great prices! Don't miss this one!
S Chestnut and Henry on Sunday from 8am-3pm, early birds welcome, grab breakfast and coffee on Main - it's a lovely way to spend a morning before heading down to the river for the Farmer's Market!
See you Sunday!
Added by Emma Dewing on August 2, 2013 at 8:08pm — No Comments
This is a writer's group for young people ages 10 through 13. Writers will have an opportunity to share their writing while still in-process, listen to the writing of other young writers, and most importantly write, write, write. They will also find support to bring their writing to publication.
Having taught writing for decades, I have learned that writers benefit from a trusted community of peers and the engagement of a facilitating writer. This group is limited to six…Continue
Added by anita rose merando on August 2, 2013 at 8:02am — No Comments