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THE CLEARWATER MOMENT radio program debut

This Monday July 14th, Clearwater will premiere our new radio show "The Clearwater Moment" on WAMC radio in Albany.

WAMC has many sister stations in our area, check their website for the frequency in your area. The two-minute module will air at approximately 11:11am each weekday morning during

Roundtable. One episode each week will also be selected to be repeated during the weekend.

You may also listen to an MP3 recording of the show… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on July 12, 2008 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Vintage Beacon Postcards

A website called SMS Noveltiques has several Beacon and Newburgh postcards from a bygone era. Here's what they have:

Incline Train and Monument, Mt Beacon, N.Y. This post card is captioned "Car Just Starting Steep Incline, Beacon , N.Y." and "Monument on Mt. Beacon.". The detail in the card is better than my photo shows. It is marked published by Ruben's Newburgh,… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on July 11, 2008 at 11:05am — No Comments

Electric Windows gains web-wide attention

The massively popular blog, Cool Hunting — "the ever-addicting blog for anything and everything groovy, sassy and hip" — has posted a video of the Electric Windows installation at the eastern end of Main. You can see their write up and the video… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on July 11, 2008 at 10:39am — No Comments

River Pool is open!

The design of the partially submerged pool is environmentally sensitive and makes for a safe wading area that protects bathers from boaters and currents. With a permeable floor and sides that work as a below-water fence, the twenty-foot diameter wading pool allows river water to flow through it. The entire structure is supported by floating fiberglass seats in rainbow colors.

River Pool is a volunteer-run, non-profit. Click… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on July 11, 2008 at 10:00am — No Comments

Café Maya on Main no more....

...the manager at Maya Café on Rte. 9 said a location is open in Wappinger's and they're planning a taco stand type of establishment for Beacon in the fall.

Added by Kelly Kingman on July 9, 2008 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Shambhala Yoga Opens Today

Just off of Main Street on Chestnut, Shambhala Yoga opens its doors today and offers classes daily.

See you on the mat.

Added by Kelly Kingman on July 9, 2008 at 11:00am — No Comments

Welcome to The Beacon network & group blog!

Hello fellow Beaconites,

My name is Kelly Kingman and I moved to Beacon in March of this year with my boyfriend and our 3 cats from Brooklyn. We learned of so many things going on in town that my natural urge as a journalist was to spread the information and help people connect. So, this network was born!

Some features of this network:

- write your own blog posts, preferably concerning local… Continue

Added by Kelly Kingman on July 9, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

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