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Orange County Unveils New Hybrid Buses

Jun 30th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Orange County Executive Edward A. Diana and Commissioner of Planning David Church unveiled the County’s new hybrid diesel-electric buses. Orange County was able to purchase 15 new state-of-the-art hybrid diesel electric buses through the help of funding from the Federal Transit Administration (FTA). The buses will be used to expand the County’s public transit fleet […]



Dutchess County LOOP Bus Extends Evening Service from Beacon to Poughkeepsie

Jun 20th, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The Dutchess County Division of Public Transit has announced it will be extending the time schedule on the LOOP’s bus Route B to allow for later evening service from Beacon to Poughkeepsie, Monday through Saturday starting this Thursday, June 20th.  This schedule adjustment will allow the Route B to run a similar evening schedule to […]



Dutchess County Executive Molinaro Celebrates Grand Opening of ReCommunity Beacon

Apr 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro joined with officials from the City of Beacon and the business community for the ceremonial grand opening event for ReCommunity Beacon, the state-of-the-art automated recycling facility located 508 Fishkill Avenue in Beacon.  ReCommunity invested $7.5 million to build and install state-of-the art sorting equipment in the 52,000 square foot […]



Schumer Secures $100K Grant for Beacon Fire Department

Mar 30th, 2012 | By | Category: Lead Article

SCHUMER SECURES OVER $100,000 FEDERAL GRANT FOR CITY OF BEACON FIRE DEPARTMENT; INVESTMENT MEANS UPDATED EQUIPMENT FOR FIRST RESPONDERS Funding Comes From DHS AFG Program That Promotes Effective Firefighting Operation Beacon Fire Will Use Funds to Purchase 46 Sets of Turn Out Gear Schumer Has Continually Pushed for Funding to Assist Fire Departments and First […]



Toll Plaza Crash on Newburgh Beacon Bridge Leads to DWI Arrest

Jul 25th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

On Saturday, July 23, at about 2:15AM, New York State Police responded to a property-damage auto accident involving a tractor-trailer and a 2009 Infiniti sedan at the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge toll plaza. Investigation revealed that 46-year old Scott Toro, of Carmel, was eastbound on Interstate 84 after crossing the bridge when he collided with the left […]



Beacon Woman Hit By Train Dies

Jul 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Articles

A 38-year-old woman from Beacon was struck and killed by a southbound Metro-North train Wednesday evening. Officials with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority say the woman was struck by a Manhattan-bound train shortly after 5 p.m. MTA officials say they’re investigating her death as a possible suicide. The woman’s name wasn’t released. Trains were shut down […]



Beacon Music Teacher Pleads Guilty to Child Pornography Charges

Apr 5th, 2011 | By | Category: Lead Article

Stephen W. Siktberg pleaded guilty Monday April 4, 2011,  to 1 count of receiving child pornography and 1 count of possession of child pornography. Siktberg, 32, of Beacon, was previously arrested in 2009 at his home by ICE agents. According to the complaint, the indictment, statements during the plea and presentment, Siktberg, who provided private […]