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Magazine: Artisinal Pencil Sharpener David Rees
As improbable as is the profession of artisanal pencil sharpener, more outlandish still is the history of how one came to be one.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Beacon man charged with possession of PCP, crack cocaine
A passenger in a car stopped by town police Wednesday night was arrested after he was found in possession of PCP and crack cocaine.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Chief: Unattended food caused Beacon house fire
A house fire on School Street Tuesday afternoon resulted in fire and smoke damage to the home and the collapse of the rear-porch roof, City Fire Chief Gary Van Voorhis said.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Journal News
On his way to top toque
People say the James Beard Foundation awards are like the Oscars for chefs. But when Eric Gabrynowicz, the chef-owner of Restaurant North in Armonk, cooked at the James Beard House earlier this year, he went with another metaphor.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The Journal News
State wrestling: Alex Delacruz handles loss with grace
There was a time in Alex Delacruz's life when he had a tough time handling a loss.
The Journal News
Sunday Drive: Beacon
There are lots of options from The Hop Beacon , a craft brewpub , to the dynamite Beacon Bagel , but I always stop at Beacon Falls Cafe for brunch.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Good Life: Positive achievements by mid-Hudson Valley residents for Feb. 27
This year's topic for grades 5 through 8 was "The Lives of Children During the American Revolution."
For champions of freedom, Washington's birthday ball shined
Editor's note: This is the final installment in a series of historical sketches of life in Dutchess County before the Civil War as a reflection of the larger history of the United States at the time.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Have you seen this woman?
State Police are looking for a woman who they say cashed forged personal checks at several Chase Bank locations in the region Feb. 17. The woman hit banks in Newburgh, the Village of Fishkill and Beacon.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
The Green Life: Benefit dinner on Thursday for Sloop Woody Guthrie
Almost everyone knows that the Sloop Clearwater was commissioned by Pete Seeger and and made her first voyage in 1969.
Network monitors Hudson River
Better river monitoring means a better understanding of waterway dynamics. And that means better protection of the natural resource, nearby habitats and related human activities.
VISION: Local businesses look to innovation
Ori Brachfeld has been a locksmith for 27 years. Now the owner of Dash Lock and Key Service Inc. in Beacon is expanding his business profile by opening -- a coffee shop? "You are going to see other small businessmen going out of their comfort zone and starting other businesses that have nothing to do with the business they are in," Brachfeld said.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Crash course in financial aid
Saturday morning, many prospective college students across New York were busy at workshops, getting help filling out financial aid forms.
Friends, musicians to honor Seeger at Falcon
Folk singer Pete Seeger's passing Jan. 27 at age 94 rattled the music world, but musicians and activists will carry his lessons forward with a celebratory "Life and Legacy" tribute event Saturday at the Falcon.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Woody Guthrie Prize Recipient Pete Seeger to be Honored by Banjoist Tony Trischka
On February 22 at Symphony Space in New York City, Pete Seeger will become the first recipient of the Woody Guthrie Prize, an award given annually to an artist who best exemplifies the spirit and life's work of Woody Guthrie, and serves as a positive force for social change in America.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Good Life; positive achievements by mid-Hudson residents for Feb. 19
Honorees presented plaques were Lt. Richard Trappe and firefighter Patrick Rose from the Beacon fire department; Sgt.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Program seeks helpers
Scenic Hudson will host a free "Learn and Serve" open house on Saturday, from 10 a.m. to noon.