BLUE AND BREW — Officers from the Beacon Police Department, including Aaron Reynolds and Jason Burns, descended on the Bank Square Coffeehouse on Monday (Feb. 25) not because anyone was disturbing the peace but to talk with members of the community as part of a two-hour Coffee with a Cop event. The police department even picked up the tab — and, yes, someone brought doughnuts from Glazed Over. (Photo by Ross Corsair)

PHOTO OF THE WEEK — Lucy Freilich of Garrison captured this landscape on Feb. 16 at Little Stony Point in Philipstown.

LEGAL EAGLES — Judge Peter Foreman (center) of the Dutchess County Family Court presided at a mock trial for Beacon High School students on Monday (Feb. 25) organized by the Dutchess County Bar Association. (Photo by Jeff Simms)

CHAMPS — The Haldane Chess Team on Feb. 24 won the first Grace Church School and Brooklyn Friends School Grand Prix Tournament. The team, which is coached by Alanna Katz (second from right, with tournament organizer Evan Rabin), includes Wilson Robohm, Robert Freimark, Zackary Fox, Ryder Henricksen and Daniel Campanile. (Photo provided)

WORD! — The Beacon Elks Lodge 1493 distributed 240 dictionaries to third-grade students in the Beacon City School District, including these students at Glenham Elementary. (Photo provided)

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