City of Beacon Residents
Bagged leaves will be picked up beginning
Monday, April 4th through Friday, April 29th
LEAVES MUST BE PLACED IN BIODEGRADABLE BAGS
PLASTIC BAGS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Bags can be taken to the Transfer Station Free of Charge
Only bagged leaves will be picked up!
4/4 to 4/8 North side of Mountain
4/11 to 4/15 South side of Mountain
4/18 to 4/22 South side of Main
4/25 to 4/29 North side of Main
After this time frame, NO BAGS WILL BE PICKED UP CURBSIDE UNTIL THE FALL LEAF PROGRAM STARTS
Any leaves with dirt, rocks, garbage, or branches mixed in will not be picked up!
Any questions call 831-0932
(Monday – Friday 7 am to 3 pm)
The 2011 Hudson Valley Restaurant Week will run from March 14 through 27. The event, organized The Valley Table magazine, has snowballed since it began in 2006 into a foodie fantasia, with 160 restaurants participating -- including Cafe Amarcord and the Cup & Saucer Restaurant & Tea Room here in Beacon.
Go to hudsonvalleyrestaurantweek.com for a list of participating restaurants.
Reservations are strongly encouraged; diners can call restaurants directly or book online.
3-course menus are $20 for lunch and $28 for dinner (excluding beverage, tax and tip).
Note that some restaurants participate on weeknights only.
Bill Falon reports on Beacon in the Hudson Valley's Westfair Online.
Beacon’s village-city mix gets results
A train station, the river and an honest-to-goodness Main Street attract growth.
February 25, 2011
The final version of the 2011 budget for the City of Beacon is available for viewing here.
The city is considering permitting an entity to rent the city’s parking lot on Henry Street and South Chestnut every Sunday during the summer months for a commercial purpose such as a flea market.
For more information please submit a general expression of interest describing your proposal,
post marked no later than Friday, March 4, 2011 and addressed to:
City of Beacon
1 Municipal Plaza
Beacon NY 12508.
Saturdays 12pm - 2pm
Session 1 – February 26th, March 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th, April 2nd, and 9th
Session 2 – April 30th, May 7th, 14th, 21st, June 4th, 11th, and 18th
All lessons are held at the Beacon High School pool, 101 Matteawan Road, Beacon, NY, 12508
$63 for the session per level per class time.
For more information contact: Dorothy Mitchell, Aquatics Director, (845) 562-1088, email@example.comBeacon Recreation has partnered with the Newburgh YMCA to offer a new Learn to Swim program. Swim lessons build aquatic skills and confidence in Parent/Child, Preschool and School Age Children.
ROCK BAND BOOT CAMP!
SPECIAL 8-WEEK WINTER / SPRING BOOT CAMPS for ADULTS and KIDS
Plus An Opportunity FOR TEENS to perform at Beacon Riverfest 2011.
In collaboration with the Department of Recreation, Local 845 is offering these really fun and inspiring rock band sessions again starting in February. Rock Camp and now Rock Band Boot Camp have been such a success since we launched in Beacon over the summer, we’re now happy to announce 8-week Boot Camp sessions for KIDS and ADULTS through the winter and spring.
Weekly rehearsals are 2.5 hours long. Each BOOT CAMP culminates in an amazing opportunity to perform at a venue such as The Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY at the end of the session, with the good possibility of additional performance opportunities.
You can register now for Winter and Spring sessions. Within each of those sessions there are separate sections for adults and teens.
Tuesdays, 7-9:30PM, Feb 22—Apr 12 @ Beacon Community Center
Wednesdays, 7-9:30PM, April 27—June 15 @ University Settlement Camp
For more info and registration forms go the recreation page
Beacon Junior Baseball
Spring 2011 Season
Registration for the spring 2011 Beacon Junior Baseball season is now open. Youth baseball for kids age 5 to 12. Registration closes on March 1, 2011. Forms available at City Hall and online at cityofbeacon.org
January 18, 2011: This evening’s city council meeting has been cancelled due to the weather conditions. It has been rescheduled for Monday, January 24, 2011.
The Mayor and City emergency management staff are continually monitoring the storm. It is expected to begin after 7:00 PM tonight, January 11, 2011, with the heaviest snowfall after midnight. As needed, public announcements will be posted here, on Channel 22, on the following radio stations – 101.5, 106.1, 92.7, 96.9, 97.7, 94.3, 97.3, and on the following additional websites – WRRV.com, WPDH.com, Mix97fm.com, Hudsonvalleycountry.com and Hudsonvalleyclosings.com. Please check any of these sources for updated storm information.
PARKING RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT
Please be advised that parking restrictions are in effect in the City of Beacon from 9:00 PM tonight until 9:00 AM tomorrow, January 12, 2011. From the City Code: “It shall be unlawful to place, park or leave any automobile, truck or other vehicle on any public road or street within the corporate limits of the City of Beacon after any fall or accumulation of snow of two or more inches, between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., or when parking on said public road or street obstructs the removal of snow …”
BLOWING OF ICE AND SNOW ON CITY STREETS
From the City Code: “It shall be unlawful for any person to blow or place snow or ice onto City of Beacon public streets or roads by mechanical or physical means.”