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It’s Pumpkin Festival Time Again! Oct. 18 in Beacon

The Beacon Sloop Club hosts its annual Pumpkin Festival on Sunday, October 18 – rain or shine – from noon-5:00PM at Pete and Toshi Seeger Park on the riverfront in Beacon. Admission is free. There will be Hudson Valley pumpkins … Continue reading

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Clearwater’s ‘Float the Boat’ Campaign to Fund Sloop Overhaul

Clearwater’s ‘Float the Boat’ Campaign to Fund Sloop Overhaul By Kathy Welsh/ Hudson Valley News Network/ 10.07.2015

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Clearwater’s ‘Float the Boat’ Campaign to Fund Sloop Overhaul

21st Century-Style Passing the Hat: Check out the Video! #FloatTheBoat BEACON, NY – Nearly 50 years ago, Pete Seeger and a group of friends came up with an impossible dream: Build a magnificent wooden boat to save the polluted Hudson … Continue reading

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Clearwater Says GE Exhibits ‘Callous Disregard’ in Halting Dredging

BEACON, NY– Hudson River Sloop Clearwater reacted with outrage and a pledge to persist in the face of General Electric Company’s announcement today that it has completed dredging of PCBs it disseminated into the Hudson River over several decades. “We … Continue reading

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Federal Agencies Feud Over Hudson River PCB Cleanup – North Country Public Radio

Federal Agencies Feud Over Hudson River PCB Cleanup – North Country Public Radio By Brian Mann/ North Country Public Radio/ 10.01.2015

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