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#9:April 2005

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Photo Gallery: Inside the Sloop ‘Woody Guthrie’

I took these shots on Sunday, March 13 to accompany the piece written by Nate Binzen…

Inside the Sloop Woody Guthrie

Restoration Efforts Extend the Life of a Beacon Icon by Nate Binzen During the winter months, if you go upriver to New Hamburg and walk down the gravel lanes of White’s Marina, you’ll find yourself surrounded by a gauntlet of looming dry docked boats wrapped in shrunk blue plastic. It looks like an installation by […]

Beacon Voices: John Fasulo, Cameraman / Photographer

by Michael Daecher About a month ago, John Fasulo started spreading the word about a photography project documenting a day in the life of Beacon. He’s been taking pictures around town since he was a boy, and this project, based on the “Day in a Life” series, seemed like the perfect way to capture Beacon […]

Hudson River Almanac

Observations From Locals Help Scientists Learn by Steve Stanne From the 1609 journal of Robert Juet, mate on the Half Moon, to the fantastical novel World’s End by modern day author T. Coraghesson Boyle, the Hudson River has inspired people to record observations, reflections, and reactions to the natural wonders displayed on its waters and […]

Hudson River in Spring

A 10,000 Year Old Ritual Takes Place in Our Back Yard by Wayne A. Hall Beacon – In early March a seal hitchhiking on a melting ice flow below Poughkeepsie brought shouts of glee. Urgent reports went to the state. Was it a record? Nope. Just another 10,000-year-old springtime moment on the Hudson River. The […]

Hudson Rivermen

Generations of fishermen once made the Hudson their livelihood by John Cronin For as long as humans have inhabited the Hudson Valley, they have fished the river for food and trade. The rites of this ancient occupation are among the biological events that signal spring, as reliable as the annual migration of American shad to […]

Editorial: Let’s Get Smart Together

The Hudson River is many things to many people. What you see depends on where you stand. There is the picture postcard Hudson: the river of quaint towns, pastoral scenes and the Hudson River school of painting. There is the embattled Hudson: the river of environmental controversies and national headlines. There is the urban, suburban, […]

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