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Concerning a quote by former NY Times Art Critic John Canaday
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"It doesn't matter to much where the train is going... what matters is making the decision to get on board."

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How long have you lived in Beacon?
I grew up here
More about me:
Retired Broadcast TV cameraman.. My photography is featured at the Center For Railroad Photography and Art web site,; The National Railroad Museum at Steamtown, Pa; in the DB (German Railroad Museum) permanent collection; in the St Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri for their permanent collection. They are also featured in Trains, RR Illustrated Magazine and rail industry publications as well as in past issues of Chronogram and Hudson Valley Magazine. The DB Museum has mounted a show of my Hof Photographs from 1974 depicting the end of steam on main line German railroads. The DB Museums in Koblenz, Halle and Nuremberg, will host the show.
What's your favorite thing about Beacon?
The river and the mountain and our being situated between the two.

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Vern Way, Owner of Mi-Ro's passed away June 27, 2011



Photos from Vern Way's closing party at Mi Ro's posted here as a tribute to Vern Way who passed away on June 27, 2011

Posted on July 1, 2011 at 9:25am — 2 Comments

A flip of the coin... school; no school;school; no school.....



   I don't knpow about you, but I've been wondering about something.... Just WHO makes the decision to  call a snow day and when do they make the final call?  Is it the Superintendant of Schools; a Sub-Super along with someone paid to stay up all night to watch The Weather Channel; who then reports his or her findings to the Super,..... WAIT.. News flash !! 5:37a.m. No School today... a good call in light  of the reports that have been coming in. But I'm Still wondering…


Posted on February 1, 2011 at 6:01am — 2 Comments


The next time you go to drop off some junk at the transfer station, take a look at the pile of red, rusting arched iron bridge sections dumped against the fence. If you are new to Beacon, you most likely will have no idea what they are or where they came from. If you have been here for awhile, or if you grew up here, you'll recognize this pile of rusting iron to be the bowstring truss…


Posted on November 26, 2010 at 5:30am — 12 Comments

Beacon Tax "error"

Just curious......Has anyone here seen the Poughkeepsie Journal article today on the tax error and over payment costing residents $2 million?

Posted on October 22, 2010 at 2:33pm — 3 Comments

Bow String Truss sections from the Tioronda Bridge

So. The Tioronda Bridge truss sections are stacked against the fence of the Beacon Recycling Center and elicits, I'll assume, genuine concern.. "what a shame",.. A "pity." The iron sections, have been rusting away for years, even prior to the bridge being dismantled a few years ago. Could it have been saved?

Yes. But that's water over the dam, so to…


Posted on September 9, 2010 at 7:00am — 13 Comments

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At 10:20am on December 18, 2010, Susan Ruckdeschel said…

We look forward to having Maya join the workshop! She'll fit in nicely. I sent you two emails regarding registration.  Happy holidays!

At 12:57pm on June 4, 2010, James J. Figo said…
Thank you once again for calling. Brought back a lot of memories. Will call the next time I make a trip up to Beacon. Enjoy your summer.
Jim Figo

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