Did you know that Rhinebeck is only the second green burial cemetery in New York State? 

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On Sunday, Aug. 24 at 12:30 Upstate Films in Rhinebeck will show the acclaimed new documentary A Will for the Woods about green burial. They will be joined by Suzanne Kelly, chair of the Rhinebeck… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Church of the Messiah’s Food Pantry Update

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Fresh Produce At the Pantry During the summer and early fall a variety of growers and retailers help us to make plenty of fresh produce available to clients; and clients, in turn, eagerly… Continue reading

The Richard B. Fisher Center for the Performing Arts at Bard College Fall Events 2014

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Every fall, the Fisher Center offers musical concerts, dance performances, theatrical events, intimate evenings with theater and performance artists, and more. Join us often from September through December to see and hear new,… Continue reading

Hudson Valley Wine & Food Fest – Sat & Sun Sept. 6 & 7, 2014

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Hudson Valley Wine and Food Festival  http://www.hudsonvalleywinefest.com/      Hudson Valley Wine and Food Festival    opens its gates this September 6 and 7 anticipating record attendees and participants eager to taste, test and… Continue reading

Dutchess County Fair August 19th – 24th, 2014

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The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 144 acres of finely manicured gardens and grass create the…

NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING AND CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION CONTRACT WITH THE VILLAGE OF RHINEBECK

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Rhinebeck shall hold a continuation of the Town Law §184 Public Hearing on the proposed Fire Protection Contract for the Rhinebeck Fire… Continue reading

State Police prepare for the 169th Annual Dutchess County Fair

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Rhinebeck, New York – The 169th Annual Dutchess County Fair will begin on Tuesday, August 19, 2014, in Rhinebeck, NY.   The Dutchess County Fair is the second largest fair in New York State.… Continue reading

Hooley On The Hudson – August 31st, 2014

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Hooley On The Hudson Can you believe it? It’s almost everyone’s favorite time of year… Hooley time. Get ready for an epic year! The Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, Anne Anderson,… Continue reading

Ginger Long’s Strength & Vulnerability : Barbed Wire Shawl For Sale

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  Saturday, August 16, 2014   have been developing or mastering this somewhat new quirk or idiosyncrasy over the past couple of years. I imagine it could be the start of agoraphobia or some… Continue reading

Haz Mat Incident at Germantown Boat Launch

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    PRESS RELEASE   On August 17th at approximately 4:50pm, Troopers from SP Livingston were dispatched by Columbia County 911 to assist the Germantown Fire Department with a reported oil spill located in the area… Continue reading


Ice Boating on the Hudson 
Opening: Saturday, September 6 @ 5:30

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Friends of Morton and Hudson River Ice Yacht Club Present: Ice Boating on the Hudson Opening: Saturday, September 6 @ 5:30 Exhibition:  September 6 – September 30 Please join us at the Library… Continue reading

Private Studios of Nineteen Artists, Including Three Couples and A Mother-Son Duo, To Be Featured In Labor Day Weekend Art Studio Views Event

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  Rhinebeck, New York……The 2014 Art Studio Views event, expected to draw more than 300 people for private studio tours on Labor Day weekend, has announced this year’s list of participating artists. Event… Continue reading

NOTICE OF SPECIAL TOWN BOARD MEETING AND CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR THE FIRE PROTECTION CONTRACT WITH THE VILLAGE OF RHINEBECK

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PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Rhinebeck shall hold a continuation of the Town Law §184 Public Hearing on the proposed Fire Protection Contract for the Rhinebeck Fire… Continue reading

Town of Rhinebeck Smoke Testing Program

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 The Town of Rhinebeck (Town) will be conducting smoke testing in the collection systems that serve the Vanderburgh Cove Wastewater Treatment Facilities on this Thursday August 14, 2014. Weston and Sampson, PE, LS,… Continue reading

State Police are seeking the public’s assistance to help identify a wanted female subject

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State Police from the Wappinger barracks continue to investigate a bank fraud case that occurred at several Chase bank locations in the Hudson Valley area. On February 17, 2014, the pictured subject cashed forged personal checks at… Continue reading

Private Studios of Nineteen Artists, Including Three Couples and A Mother-Son Duo, To Be Featured In Labor Day Weekend Art Studio Views Event

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Rhinebeck, New York……The 2014 Art Studio Views event, expected to draw more than 300 people for private studio tours on Labor Day weekend, has announced this year’s list of participating artists. Event organizers… Continue reading

Starr Library Reminder

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Saturday, August 16th at 11am… Nature Nick’s exciting family program with exotic animals, magic and science! Join us at Rhinebeck Town Hall.  

Rhinebeck Community Marketplace

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Rhinebeck Community Marketplace Check us out on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/1567416656817578/

Dutchess County Fair August 19th – 24th, 2014

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The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 144 acres of finely manicured gardens and grass create the beautiful setting for thousands of farm… Continue reading

It Takes a Village Public invited to join Community Conversation on August 1

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(RED HOOK) – By the end of July, more than 100 Red Hook residents have taken part in community engagement exercises led by Red Hook Public Library as part of the Libraries Transforming… Continue reading

Morton’s SRP Young Adult Art Show

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Morton’s SRP Young Adult Art Show Featuring:  “My Best Friend” Photography by Benjamin Sie   Exhibition:  August 6 – 30: Library open hours Reception: Friday, August 22: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Morton… Continue reading

MISSING PERSON — COLUMBIA COUNTY, NY

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MISSING PERSON — COLUMBIA COUNTY, NY Chatham, NY – State Police are investigating the report of a missing 33 year old, Benjamin Kaufmann, from Chatham, NY. According to his parents he left his… Continue reading

Art Studio View : August 30, 2014 – August 31, 2014

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  http://www.artstudioviews.com/ Saturday and Sunday, August 30-31, 11am-5pm Download the Map http://www.artstudioviews.com/downloadable%20stuff/asvBrochure.pdf

Good Shepherd/St. Joseph’s Parish 33rd ANNUAL YARD SALE EXTRAVAGANZA

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Good Shepherd/St. Joseph’s Parish will be holding their 33rd ANNUAL YARD SALE EXTRAVAGANZA on Friday, Sept 5th from 10 am to 4 pm; Saturday, Sept 6th- 10 am to 4:00 pm; and Sunday,… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Sidewalk Sale August 15, 16 and 17, 2014

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    On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 15, 16 and 17, Rhinebeck Village merchants will bring some of their wares to the sidewalk! Merchants throughout the Village will set up outdoor tables… Continue reading

The story behind Rhinebeck’s favorite statue “Doughboy” by Jack Conklin

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  Many thanks to the Rhinebeck Historical Society. For more information, visit rhinebeckhistoricalsociety.org on the web.     Allen Newman and the Rhinebeck “Doughboy” By Jack Conklin – Native of Dutchess County, West Point grad… Continue reading

Music Classes at Bard Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division

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The Daily Freeman Reports: More beer for us: Gov. Cuomo signs bill allowing brewery at Culinary Institute in Hyde Park

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HYDE PARK >> Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday signed a bill to allow the Culinary Institute of America to manufacture and sell alcoholic beverages, clearing the way for the college to develop a… Continue reading

Woodstock Nights

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“Local Color” An Exhibit of Paintings By Sally Lyon and Rosemary O. Hanson

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? ? Pears and Grapes by Rosemary Hanson   Montgomery Row Second Level 6423 Montgomery Street (Route 9) in Rhinebeck   “Local Color” An Exhibit of Paintings…