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New trolley bus from Cold Spring to Beacon: great for hikers, bikers

The new trolley route, which will run weekends on an every other hour schedule, will link the two counties and provide passengers with the opportunity to transfer directly to the Dutchess line and take their buses throughout the county. Also, the new route provides Mount Beacon…


Added by Ben Royce on August 6, 2015 at 10:23pm — No Comments

We have a new city manager

After what's been called a "tumultuous" run in Peekskill, a new city administrator will take the reins in the City of Beacon next week.

Anthony Ruggiero becomes Beacon's city manager on May 4,…


Added by Ben Royce on April 30, 2015 at 9:41pm — No Comments

"Beacon housing in high demand after ex-Brooklynites transform Beacon"

"Last year was a good year," said Jonathan Miller, principal broker at JonCar Realty Residential and Commercial Sales. "We are hoping to project the same this year. But we don't have enough stock…


Added by Ben Royce on March 13, 2015 at 12:30am — 14 Comments

Dave Miller Connector Trail Opening Ceremony

Dave Miller Connector Trail Opening Ceremony

There will be an opening / ribbon cutting of the Dave Miller Connector Trail (formerly known as the Waterfront - Madam Brett Trail Connector) at 2:30pm on November 20, 2013, at the head of the new trail (east side of the bridge on Denning’s Avenue that spans the main line of Metro North’s Hudson Line). There will be a short walk of the…


Added by Stowe Boyd on November 16, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Musicians who attended the Second Saturday jam11/9 Hosted by St.George and Friends at Joe's Irish Pub

Here is the list of musicians from Second Saturday Jam 

Karl Dushin guitar+ vocals, Lynn Johansen Costello vocal+ guitar, Bob Costello guitar, …


Added by russell St.George on November 10, 2013 at 8:51pm — No Comments

An Evening with the Executive Director of Food and Water Watch and Glynwood President in Beacon

Tuesday, July 23rd at 7pm at Fovea Exhibitions, 143 Main Street. 

Reserve your seat and join the D.C.-based Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, Wenonah Hauter, along with Glynwood President Kathleen Frith in an intimate discussion about Ms. Hauter's new book Foodopoly- The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America.

Attendees receive a signed copy of…


Added by Stephanie Heimann on July 3, 2013 at 2:15pm — No Comments

Gourmetibles Collaboration and Expansion

Beacon, New York-based Gourmetibles/The Chocolate Studio, are pleased to announce the expansion of their Birthday Party options with the collaboration of local personality ‘Princess Wow’. The Chocolate Studio currently hosts chocolate making parties in which guests create their own chocolate treats, including chocolate lollipops, chocolate covered oreos, pretzels, marshmallows and more. These parties include everything from invitations to…


Added by Regina Furphy on January 28, 2013 at 8:08am — No Comments

Notes On The Proposed Central Main Street and Linkage Zones

I have posted my notes on the proposed zones document on the Beacon Streets website:

Added by Stowe Boyd on November 17, 2012 at 10:55am — 4 Comments

BeaconArts Announces 2012 BeaconArts Award Winners

Thom Joyce, Margery Groton, and Susan Batton will be honored at the 1 November BeaconArts Awards. 

For more information, visit Beacon Streets.

Added by Stowe Boyd on August 24, 2012 at 11:40am — No Comments

Main Street Sharrows Initiative Update - Bikeable Beacon, Scenic Hudson, Beacon Streets, BACA

We've gotten approval from the City Council on the Main Street Sharrows Initiative, and BACA will be supporting our grant activities as fiscal sponsor. For more details (and map) visit Beacon Streets: Advocating A Walkable Beacon, here:

Be sure to join the mailing list to get regular email updates, here:

Added by Stowe Boyd on August 11, 2012 at 9:28am — No Comments

Enjoy the Corn Festival! There will be no Sunday Program.Bees have Been Approved, O2 Composting Coming To Beacon Soon!

We urge you to enjoy the Corn Festival in Beacon by the dock this Sunday! There will be no program at the Sargent and Downing Gardens Educational Center this Sunday, as we will be supporting and enjoying the Corn Festival festivities also.However if you would like afterwards to visit our gardens you can see the corn and all the other beautiful plants growing in our spiral garden. Thank you and have a wonderful weekend.


The Bees have been approved by the Beacon City…


Added by Richie Cabo on August 10, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Support my Kickstarter movie project if you can

Watch the teaser trailer:

Thank you Rick Price for letting me use an image of your mural.

And thank you Chris Stain for letting me use an image of your murals too. I am glad I got your mural in there literally 30 minutes before they tore it…


Added by Ben Royce on June 21, 2012 at 2:00pm — 3 Comments

Children's Educational Center To Open At Sargent ~Downing Gardens May 12th at SDGardens 2nd Annual Community Planting Day

Sargent~Downing Gardens & Nursery

Located at 724 Wolcott Ave. (Rt.9D) Beacon N.Y.


The 2nd Annual Community Planting Day Festival



Added by Richie Cabo on April 28, 2012 at 8:15pm — No Comments


Anders Behring Breivik Trial: Protesters Sing 'Children Of The Rainbow,' A Pete Seeger Children's Song


Drawn by a Facebook-organized protest, Norwegians flocked to public squares across the country…

Added by Ben Royce on April 26, 2012 at 10:49pm — 1 Comment

Beacon Community Garden

The Beacon Community Garden, in its 4th year, is a non-profit started by Susan Ruckdeschel and other local residents to establish a source of free food for those in need. In the back of St. Andrew's church on South Avenue, we have 8 plots just about ready for seeding and planting. Please call 845.380.3437 if you are interested in maintaining a plot for the 2012 growing season. A $15.00 (refundable) deposit is required. Plots are given out on a first-come-first-served basis.

Added by Susan Ruckdeschel on April 26, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

Forming a Hudson Valley Exchange B2B Barter Network

Hi all,

I organized a workshop a few months ago in collaboration w beahive - Community Stimulus: Local Currency + Barter Networks,' to gauge interest locally in this topic area.

I've been in regular communication with Amy Kirschner, (who spoke at the workshop) who runs the Vermont…


Added by Venessa Miemis on January 6, 2012 at 11:02am — 2 Comments

Second Saturdays Ever Expanding Allstars with and Friends @ Joe's Irish Pub Dec 17ths line up

Thanks to all last night another great night of music. Musicians were

Norm Dodge guitar and vocals, Joe Martinez vocal, Dennis Winge guitar and bass, Guy Mart Van Pamel Callari guitar, Bob Mazzafaro guitar, Charlie Adamsguitar and vocals, Ken Bowles guitar and vocals, Robert Murphy bass and…


Added by russell St.George on December 11, 2011 at 9:06pm — No Comments

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