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October 2013 News (9)

Sargent & Downing Gardens Brings Trees To The Beacon Of the Cities Of Trees. The Highlight this Year Is The Hubie Jackson Santa Clause Tree Which Was Planted At Hiddenbrooke!

Today The City Of Beacon by order of the Mayor Randy Casalle partnered with Sargent and Downing Gardens. Two years ago Richie Cabo started the Namesake Tree project through Sargent and Downing Gardens. Gary Wood the the treasurer for Sargent and Downing Gardens donated four trees, one for each of his lovely daughters. Richie donated the 9/11 Survivor Tree clone for Noga Cabo, a Golden Rain Tree grown from seed by Adam Cabo and a Lilac tree for Zohar Cabo.People Bicycle donated a Thundercloud…

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Added by Richie Cabo on October 24, 2013 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Sargent & Downing Gardens Brings Trees To The Beacon Of the Cities Of Trees. The Highlight this Year Is The Hubie Jackson Santa Clause Tree Which Was Planted At Hiddenbrooke!

Today The City Of Beacon by order of the Mayor Randy Casalle partnered with Sargent and Downing Gardens. Two years ago Richie Cabo started the Namesake Tree project through Sargent and Downing Gardens. Gary Wood the the treasurer for Sargent and Downing Gardens donated four trees, one for each of his lovely daughters. Richie donated the 9/11 Survivor Tree clone for Noga Cabo, a Golden Rain Tree grown from seed by Adam Cabo and a Lilac tree for Zohar Cabo.People Bicycle donated a Thundercloud…

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Added by Richie Cabo on October 24, 2013 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Calling all animal lovers. Baked items needed for bake sale

Cherry Bomb will be hosting a bake sale to help Mid Hudson Cat Sanctuary in Beacon. The sale will be on Novemeber 9, Saturday. More details to follow.
Please email Dana at 5hensbaked@gmail.com with what you can make with amount and if its old school, gluten free, vegan etc

Added by Dana Devine O'Malley on October 24, 2013 at 10:56am — No Comments

Beacon on the Weather Channel

My wife woke up this morning and turned on the Weather Channel to see a clip airing with some of the channel people (I don't know who) visiting a Beacon school (I don't know which one either).  They were talking about how places like Beacon, although quite a distance from the coast, still need to be prepared for hurricanes, as we found out when the surge from Sandy caused flooding here, and during Irene, when we had a lot of trees down and flooding.  Hopefully this will air at more…

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Added by Steve Knowles on October 24, 2013 at 10:23am — No Comments

Really good idea for candidates

A vimeo of candidates would be an efficient, less taxing and paperless way of getting our message out. Def worth exploring, altho a little,late in the game for this year. From candidates point of view, no one's at her best when interrupting a stranger at an awkward moment to discuss something the stranger may not care about or care to discuss. And it would save a ton of paper...

Added by Peggy Ross on October 22, 2013 at 4:13am — 3 Comments

Election season! Get to know your candidates

November 5th: don't forget to vote. Have a voice in how your city is run.

http://www.dutchesselections.com/2013/Running_For_Office/Current_Candidates.html#beacon

Beacon City Councilmember Ward 1 DEM, WOR, Beacon First Peggy Ross
REP,…
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Added by Ben Royce on October 16, 2013 at 10:00pm — 5 Comments

Attention Beacon Chicken Owners: Watch out!

Hello,

Just giving you a head's-up that the City Council is looking to significantly curtail the right to keep chickens in Beacon.  A draft bill includes the following:

-Limit of 5 chickens

-Permit required (don't know how much $$$ it will cost)

-Only houses zoned for single family can keep chickens

-No roosters

-No selling of eggs

-Run requires 8 foot fencing

-5 feet from property line

-No electricity in…

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Added by Greg on October 8, 2013 at 12:29pm — 25 Comments

Sailing freighter will deliver cargo from Vermont to NYC via Hudson River

After a month's delay, the 40-foot Ceres, a wooden sail barge, is being loaded with maple syrup, organic beans, Maine sea salt, various flours, and heirloom garlic in anticipation of its maiden voyage on October 6, a 300-mile journey…

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Added by Mark Roland on October 7, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

"In Search of More Sharrows"

Read about a visit to People's Bicycle and the quest for more "sharrows" (shared-lane markings for bicyclists) in Beacon with Indiegogo campaign to raise $1,150 by October 25th!

http://beaconnybits.blogspot.com/2013/10/beacon-bits-for-people-by-people.html

 

Added by Nadine Revheim on October 3, 2013 at 6:07am — No Comments

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