News

Feb 2011
Friday
25
Request for Proposals to Rent the Henry Street Parking Lot

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 Administrator,
City of Beacon
1 Municipal Plaza
Beacon NY 12508.


Feb 2011
Friday
18
Recreation Happenings: Swim Program Offered

SWIM LESSONS
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, dmitchell@newburghymca.orgBeacon 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.


Feb 2011
Friday
18
Recreation Happenings: Music Program Offered

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.

Winter Session:
Tuesdays, 7-9:30PM, Feb 22—Apr 12 @ Beacon Community Center

Spring Session:
Wednesdays, 7-9:30PM, April 27—June 15 @ University Settlement Camp

Cost $300

For more info and registration forms go the recreation page


Jan 2011
Thursday
27
Recreation Happenings: Youth Baseball League

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


Jan 2011
Tuesday
18
Council Meeting Cancelled

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.


Jan 2011
Tuesday
11
Snow Advisory January 11, 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.”


Jan 2011
Thursday
6
Recreation Happenings: Music Program Offered

Music Program Offered

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.

Winter Session:
Tuesdays, 7-9:30PM, Feb 22—Apr 12 @ Beacon Community Center

Spring Session:
Wednesdays, 7-9:30PM, April 27—June 15 @ Univ Settlement Camp

Cost $300

For more info and registration forms go to the recreation page
 


Dec 2010
Monday
27
Snow Ordinances

The City of Beacon hereby reminds the public of the following restrictions related to the snow storm.

PARKING RESTRICTIONS IN EFFECT
Please be advised that parking restrictions are in effect in the City of Beacon until 9:00 a.m. December 28, 2010. 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.”


Dec 2010
Sunday
26
Stay Safe and Warm

The Mayor and City emergency management staff are  monitoring the storm.  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.


Dec 2010
Friday
17
Adult Fitness Class Offered

Jazzercise Fitness Program to begin Monday January 3, 2011. Beacon Recreation will be offering Jazzercise on Mondays, at the Glenham Elementary School and Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Rombout Middle School Gym. Classes begin at 7pm.

The current session will run from January 3 thru April 14. Session cost will be $125 to $175 and you can register and pay before class the first couple of nights.

If you have any questions please feel free to contact 845-838-5024 or Wendy Simeon 845-297-3436