The mayor has announced the formation of the Arts and Culture Committee. The committee is charged with supporting Beacon arts organizations and individuals by advising the City Council to develop ordinances, work on specific projects, help to market the arts in Beacon, and more.
For 35 years, our neighbor from Fishkill Farms was the deeply respected district attorney of Manhattan. He was responsible for fighting crime on many fronts and will be sorely missed. Read more about Mr. Morgenthau's career and retirement.
In 1939, Mr. Morgenthau made gastronomic history. When Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt entertained King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at their estate in Hyde Park, Mrs. Roosevelt asked her young neighbor Robert to cook hot dogs. News of the now-famous picnic was published on the front page of The New York Times under the headline: King Tries Hot Dog And Asks for More. Read more about Mr Morgenthau, his family, and their farm.
David and Anka Chan have opened Isamu, a Japanese & Chinese restaurant, at 240 Main Street. Designed by Yuan Lee. Operated by Peter Wang. (845) 440-0002
Jennifer and Paul Yeaple have opened Poppy's Burgers and Fries at 184 Main Street. Local grass fed beef from Kiernan Farms. Visit Poppy's online.
Two inches of snow requires cars to be removed from the street to allow plows to clear. Be a good neighbor and help keep the streets open. Fines begin at $100
City Council meetings will now start at 7pm. The first 30 minutes are devoted to public comment on any topic.