Monthly Archive: June, 2008

Rhinebeck in July 2008

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Brazilian Aire – A Concert For Classical Guitar July 2nd  The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck Guitarist David Temple features music of Brazil in a concert of exotic rhythms and dream-like melodies.… Continue reading

Hudson River dredging ready to begin…

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AFTER THREE decades of plans, lawsuits, negotiations, delays and demonstrations, a rural site a few miles from the upper Hudson is being prepared to treat tons of PCB-contaminated river mud beginning next spring… Continue reading

Bigfoot in Catskill? Believers say it’s so

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THE MYSTERY of the creature commonly referred to as “bigfoot” has sparked the imagination and interest of millions of people around the world. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2008/06/29/top%20stories/19813529.txt  

Congratulations Rhinebeck Class of 2008

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     PHOTOS FROM RHINEBECK GRADUATION –   RHINEBECK – Rhinebeck High School seniors celebrated their graduation with a mini-rock concert – complete with a crowd-surfing senior – as four of their classmates let… Continue reading

Rhinebeck is scene of filming

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RHINEBECK – Real life and entertainment in the Town of Rhinebeck will merge thanks to new soap opera that is now in production. This past week, crews could be seen around town shooting… Continue reading

Proposed burn ban draws fire at hearing

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The Department of Environmental Conservation has said the ban is necessary because about 40 percent of wildfires in New York state between 1986 and 2006 were caused by open burns. Such burning caused… Continue reading

Gurney’s Blog

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Rhinebeck author/illustrator James Gurney’s daily musings feature insights into the making of his “Dinotopia” series and reports on art schools, museums and bookstores during his “Journey to Chandara” book tour. The fascinating blog… Continue reading

Lightning causes Rhinebeck fire

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RHINEBECK — Firefighters responded early Monday morning to a house fire caused by lightning. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19802523&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6 

Senior promotes Heart Safety Club for community

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MVP, CPR and AED. The three terms are integral in the life of Rhinebeck High School senior Amanda Turpin. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008806230326

Rhinebeck High School releases 2nd-quarter honor roll

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High Honor Roll Grade 12: Rachel Baker, Noelle Benson, Thomas Casey, Thomas deVries, Lillian Dumont, Derek Gideon, Ciro Griffiths, Michael Lauridsen, Deanna Lavender, Laura Mandigo, Scott McDonald, Megan Mincher, Tara Molloy, Seth Oclatis,… Continue reading

Fireworks – 2008

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Fireworks are back! Independence Celebration with Fireworks  June 28th – 2008 Palatine Park, Germantown Duthchess County Fair Grounds Friday July 4th Hudson Valley Philharmonic DC-Fairgrounds – 7:00pm – Fireworks at dusk.   Saturday July… Continue reading

Students’ study sparks Landsman Kill repairs

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RHINEBECK – The Lions Mini-park, just down the hill from Buckley Middle School, is garnering some much-needed attention from the school’s Environmental Club and the village board.   Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19783507&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Black bear on the loose

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It wasn’t an alien from space invasion, but one from Mother Nature that startled the North Platt Avenue and Parsonage Street neighborhoods last week.  A rather large black bear casually roamed the area… Continue reading

What are you paying for heating oil?

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U.S. household owners that use oil for heat are reporting prices have nearly doubled what they were last year at this time. Some oil dealers have delayed rolling out pricing plans for next… Continue reading

MAD DASH! September 1st – 2008

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JUNE GRIGULL MEMORIAL RUN LABOR DAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2008 Church of the Messiah – Route 9 – Rhinebeck, New York ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY OUTREACH CHARITIES! 5K RUN AND WALK– 8:30 AM… Continue reading

Annual Messiah/ECW Flea Market

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The annual Flea Market will be held on Saturday, June 21, from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM. Set up will begin at 7:00 AM. Each space is approximately 12’ X 12’ and costs $20.00 per… Continue reading

Clearwater’s Music and Environmental Festival

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Start Your Summer Celebrating on the Hudson River Music, Dance, Storytelling and More June 21 & 22 – The Summer Solstice             Saturday & Sunday – 10am to Dusk On the Shores of… Continue reading

Rhinebeck reaches first state softball final four

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Michie and her Rhinebeck High teammates are headed to the program’s first-ever state softball final four after the ninth-grader threw a two-hit shutout and Amanda Turpin’s adventurous triple ignited a two-run fifth inning… Continue reading

Four sisters donate beautiful lengths of hair in tribute to family member fighting cancer

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Terranova said she and her sisters gathered together to show solidarity and as a tribute to Killoran’s strength and courage in her battle against cancer. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19764823&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Summer Child Safety Progams- Rhinebeck Rec

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Summer programs aimed at providing services to families of our community in collaboration with the DUTCHESS COUNTY SHERIFF and the DUTCHESS COUNTY TRAFFIC SAFETY BOARD. Throughout each month of the summer, the Town… Continue reading

Agency’s ex-treasurer gets 5 years probation

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The former treasurer of a Rhinebeck-based public television station was sentenced to five years of probation Tuesday for stealing more than $20,000 from the station. Dutchess County Court Judge Gerald V. Hayes imposed… Continue reading

Antique-motorcycle enthusiasts rolling into Rhinebeck

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The meet, hosted by the Antique Motorcycle Club of America and the Hudson Valley Motorcycle Club of America, takes place Friday through Sunday at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080611/LIFE/806110307&referrer=FRONTPAGECAROUSEL

Bear’s in town – Lookout!

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Yes the Village! Be on the lookout…  1:30 pm  June 10th-2008 Local bear sightings prompt safety tips Two City of Poughkeepsie residents reported seeing a black bear wandering through their neighborhood in the… Continue reading

Schumer hopes to sink new boat rule

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PLEASE TAKE NOTE…  What’s up with the EPA ? Speaking at Certified Marine Service on the Rondout Creek, Schumer said the measure would force over 24,000 recreational boaters in Ulster, Sullivan, Orange and… Continue reading

Site offers weather, traffic alerts to state residents

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State Sen. Steve Saland, R-Poughkeepsie, provides a link to NY-Alert on his Web site. New Yorkers can receive free hazard alerts through the state government’s NY-Alert Web site, updating them on emergencies, severe… Continue reading

Third guilty plea in Spitzer prostitution case

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Read On:www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080609/NEWS05/806090333

COOLING CENTER

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Cooling Center now open in Rhinebeck:  In light of the record temperatures in the northeast, Mayor Richard Cunningham and Supervisor Tom Traudt have announced the opening of a cooling center at the Village… Continue reading

JUNE 9, 2008 REGULAR TOWN BOARD MEETING

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6:45 Open meeting ANNOUNCEMENTS: A Summer program aimed at providing services to families of our community in  collaboration with the Dutchess County Sheriff and the Traffic Safety Board.  Throughout  each month of the… Continue reading

Sheriff’s Office warns Red Hook residents about burglaries

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  The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office has sent out an alert to all residents to be aware of unfamiliar cars frequenting the area, and to be cognizant of individuals sitting in parked cars… Continue reading

Sepascot Home Farm opens its doors and rich history to public

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RHINEBECK – For the first time ever, Sue and Chris Fitzgerald of Sepascot Home Farm opened their family farm to the public. They have established groomed, self-guided trails that meander throughout the farm,… Continue reading