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Steve Knowles's News Posts Tagged 'Beacon' (7)

Beacon gets some more "press"

The site below lists Beacon as one of the most internet-searched towns in the NE (which is used to indicate "town pride" by the website owners). 

http://www.getawaymavens.com/top-20-proudest-towns-northeast/

Added by Steve Knowles on January 13, 2015 at 11:28am — 1 Comment

Construction? near Madam Brett park

I ran by Madam Brett Park yesterday and saw they are doing some ground preparation for something behind the "Beacon Terminal Associates" building closest to the RR tracks.  Does anyone know what they are doing?

Added by Steve Knowles on June 19, 2014 at 11:30am — 6 Comments

Beacon listed in am New York's "Get away for the Weekend"

The Travel section of am New York (the free newspaper in Manhattan) listed Beacon as one of 5 suggested day trips, along with Philadelphia, New Paltz, Hudson, and Poconos.

Added by Steve Knowles on February 18, 2014 at 11:07am — 3 Comments

Snow Plowing on Dennings Avenue

Since I moved to Beacon in 1999, I've always wondered who plows snow on Dennings Avenue (the dirt road that leads from the recycling/sewage facility parking lot to Dennings Point.)  There is only one house near the end of the road, and the "Beacon Institute" building is the only other building.  If Dennings Avenue is not a city of Beacon Road (since it is not paved, it would seem not to be), then who is responsible for plowing it?  I hope someone here can answer this question.  Thanks.

Added by Steve Knowles on January 7, 2014 at 9:18am — 1 Comment

Asbestos Removal at Sargent Elementary School?

Just thought I would let people in Beacon know that asbestos removal appears to be happening at Sargent Elementary School.  I haven't heard of this anywhere, and only became aware because my son was riding his bicycle there today (July 4th) and he told me about it.  A notice indicates an "abatement" job is happening, but that notice doesn't mention asbestos (what would they be abating if not asbestos?).  The waste containerd have asbestos warning labels, so it seems asbestos abatement is…

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Added by Steve Knowles on July 4, 2011 at 5:05pm — 9 Comments

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