It Must Be True … I Saw it on the Internet!

The Shackelford family created a Facebook group called Cold Spring Rocks whose members paint and hide colorful rocks to brighten someone’s day. See

After one of the two benches outside The Clutter Gallery in Beacon was stolen on March 10, a local craftsman offered to replace it at no charge. A new bench was installed and both were bolted down.

Haldane Elementary students assisted with a spring cleanup on March 11 of the school garden.


Students, families, faculty and staff at Haldane donated more than 1,000 pounds of food and $300 to the Philipstown Food Pantry.

The 100th cat — Bulgava — was adopted at the Beans Cat Cafe in Beacon, which opened in November.

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