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Purchase of University Settlement Camp Great Deal for Beacon

Monday, August 27, 2007 -- Jason Taylor

BEACON – Through a deal spearheaded by Scenic Hudson, the City of Beacon can become the owner of a beautiful 50-acre property with an Olympic-size swimming pool, theater, gym and other impressive amenities – for only $550,000. The arrangement also would prevent the historic wooded property, with legendary Mount Beacon as its backdrop, from being lost to inappropriate development.

Scenic Hudson celebrates victory on Hudson Valley Community Preservation Act, plans next steps to support local campaigns

Friday, August 17, 2007 -- Jason Taylor

HUDSON VALLEY – Gov. Eliot Spitzer today signed legislation that enables communities in the Hudson Valley to create Community Preservation Funds – a vital mechanism to safeguard drinking water, protect farmland, preserve historic structures and create parks. The environmental group Scenic Hudson praises the governor for his support, as well as bill sponsors Senator Vincent Leibell and Assemblyman Adam Bradley.