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#23:July 2006

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Editorial: Whose Hole is it Anyway?

If you’ve looked at Mount Beacon at some time over the last two years you’ve no doubt noticed the gaping hole that appeared there seemingly overnight. You may also have wondered why, if the City of Beacon has a steep slopes law that limits tree cutting and building on slopes greater than 15%, anyone would […]

Police Department Struggles with Staffing Issues

In the midst of a spike in petty theft and vandalism, Department struggles with a lack of manpower. by Kate Fraher In an interview concerning a recent spike in burglary and vandalism in Beacon, Lt. Glenn Scofield voiced frustration with the Beacon Police Department’s lack of manpower. “Typically we try to have somebody that’s on […]

Qajaqs On Muhheakunnuk (Kayaks On The Hudson River)

by Mark Price The Hudson River has many secrets to reveal. Both the river and its tributaries are steeped in beautiful places, explored and discovered best by kayak. With the surge in popularity of paddle sports over the last few years and a increased desire to enjoy the Hudson Valley’s outdoor activities many more people […]

Summer Grill

Spice Up Your Meals With Magnificent Marinades by Bruce Beaty If June is the month that jump-starts outdoor grilling and entertaining, then July is the month that turbo-charges it. There is surely no bigger grilling day than July 4th and   I will probably not cook another “proper” meal indoors until October.  I thought that it […]

Homeopathic Health

A Beacon Woman Finds Solutions in Alternative Medicine that Bring Healing Home by Jack Sine Seven years ago Mary Kerr had serious health problems in her family. “Both of my daughters were very young and both had serious asthma,” she said. “They would be on Albuterol and steroids for up to 10 days and they […]


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