Monthly Archive: October, 2010

Dutchess home sales drop in October 2010

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Home sales in Dutchess County slipped in October versus the same month a year ago as well as versus September. The Mid-Hudson Multiple Listing Service reported today that 105 single-family free-standing homes closed… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Rotary to Honored Longtime Community Volunteer Jim Closs with Citizens Recognition Award

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Jim’s extraordinary dedication to enhancing the lives of others includes 20 years with the Rhinebeck Little League (having served 10 of those years as President), work on the Town of Rhinebeck Democratic Committee,… Continue reading

THANKSGIVING DAY TURKEY TROT TO BENEFIT FERNCLIFF FOREST 2010

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RHINEBECK, NY — On, Thursday, November 25, Thanksgiving Day, Ferncliff Forest will host its second annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot.  The 5K Race will start from Northern Dutchess Hospital and proceed to Ferncliff Forest along Mount… Continue reading

Topical BioMedics, Inc. ~ Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK — Topical BioMedics, Inc., the makers of Topricin natural pain relief and healing products, has contracted with The Vitamin Shoppe, a leading national specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products based… Continue reading

Ashes left on porch spark Rhinebeck fire

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RHINEBECK — Firefighters were able to limit damage from a structure fire Tuesday morning that was attributed to a can of ashes that had been left on the wooden porch of a home.… Continue reading

New voting system draws praise, criticism

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“It took me at least quadruple the time to cast my votes as any other system I’ve ever used,” said Rhinebeck resident Steve Hubbert. “This is a regression in our voting system from… Continue reading

Book signing set for bluecashew in Rhinebeck Saturday

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Two childhood friends from Queens who run Italian restaurants in Brooklyn and Manhattan will be at bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy in Rhinebeck Saturday to sign copies of their new book, “The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen… Continue reading

Man could get prison for Rhinebeck robbery

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A Dutchess County man faces a possible prison sentence for taking part in an armed robbery in Rhinebeck in June Read On:http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20101103/NEWS01/101103018/Man-could-get-prison-for-Rhinebeck-robbery-

No water in Rhinecliff, parts of Rhinebeck

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RHINECLIFF — Crews are scrambling to repair a group of water main breaks that have cut off water to the entire hamlet of Rhinecliff and portions of the Town of Rhinebeck along River and… Continue reading

Riverkeeper Calls for Independent Investigation of Indian Point Following Second Transformer Explosion in 3 Years

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Ossining, NY – November 8, 2010— Riverkeeper called today for an independent investigation of Entergy Corporation’s maintenance of its non-utility nuclear plants today, following last night’s declaration of an emergency at Indian Point… Continue reading

Community INVITATION ~Sinterklaas Open House & Kick Off Party! November 7th, 2010

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 Community INVITATION Please join us!  Sinterklaas Open House & Kick Off Party! Sunday, Nov. 7th  3:00 pm – 5:00pm in our NEW Celebration Space!! Upstairs at Montgomery Row — Suite 17 6423 Montgomery… Continue reading

The Architecture of Heaven and Hell a presentation by Judith Garten

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                         The Architecture of Heaven and Hell                                                           a presentation by  Judith Garten                                                        Nov 9th    7:30PM                                                                     … Continue reading

Are you training your dog…? Or is your dog training you…?

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SIRIUS PLAY strongly believes you should be able to live, enjoy, and not just co-exist with your dog. We offer very small class sizes and LOTS of individual attention. All training is reward-based. We… Continue reading

Bard Vocal Arts Program Presents The Children’s Hour: Songs of Childhood – November 10, 2010‏

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Man jumps from Kingston-Rhinecliff bridge

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A man is believed to have taken his own life Saturday by jumping off the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge, according to police. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20101031/NEWS01/101031008/Man-jumps-from-Kingston-Rhinecliff-bridge

Just the start of Rhinebeck in November 2010 ~

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Rhinebeck Tree Planting Planned for Nov. 6 Plant a tree! The Rhinebeck Village Tree Commission is planning a tree planting along South Parsonage Street, and some other sites around the Village, on Saturday,… Continue reading

RHINEBECK SCIENCE FOUNDATION DISCOVERY 2010: THE SCIENCE OF SPORTS

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Date: October 30th Time: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rhinebeck High School Free admission to a dozen presentations and activities that explore the physiology and mechanics of sports. Discover how science, technology, and… Continue reading

Morton Halloween Party – October 28, 2010

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Please join us for Halloween Fun at Morton Memorial Library & Community House  on Thursday, October 28, 2010  4:00 pm – 5:00 pm   We will be entertained by songs performed by Graduate… Continue reading

Talk on local produce October 28th, 2010

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 - Northern Dutchess Hospital, Route 9, Rhinebeck. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Roufia Payman, director of outpatient nutrition Education at Northern Dutchess Hospital, will discuss how to prepare and enjoy healthy meals utilizing the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck scores big with Clinton wedding

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RHINEBECK — When it came to Chelsea Clinton’s summer nuptials , the media’s journalistic “crowbar” was no match for the locals’ sealed lips. As the bride prepared for her big day behind closed… Continue reading

Halloween at the Dog~

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October 30: Halloween  For the kids:  noon til 4  Pumpkin painting, caramel apple creating, cider drinking, trick-or-treating -  It’s a kids labor of love.  Yes, scary costumes welcome!  For the Grownups – 8pm … Continue reading

Haunted Hudson Valley ~

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Haunts, History and Legends of The Hudson Valley Ck it out!   Boo! http://www.hauntedhudsonvalley.net/

The Heart Safe Club of Rhinebeck for CPR & AED Training –

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What: The Heart Safe Club is providing a AHA Heartsaver CPR/AED course. *It is a great opportunity to learn these life-saving skills. When: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 9. Where: Hillside Firehouse on Foxhollow Road… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school district sees pitfalls of ‘Race to the Top’

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RHINEBECK — School district officials on Tuesday described the federal “Race to the Top” educational funding program as confusing and without clear goals, predicting that long-term expenses will far exceed the $40,000 award… Continue reading

Rhinebeck dog festival to feature costume parade, pet trick-or-treating

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The second Howl’oween Dog Costume Parade and Festivities features a parade, a costume contest, Halloween- and dog-themed activities, and canine trick-or-treating. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Dutchess County Society for the… Continue reading

Man admits role in Rhinebeck robbery

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A Rhinebeck man admitted in court Wednesday he took part in the robbery of a gas station clerk in the village in June Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20101027/NEWS01/101027026/Man-admits-role-in-Rhinebeck-robbery

Rhinebeck Curfew for Halloween Night~2010

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Rhinebeck (town): 8 p.m. for children under 10; 11 p.m. for those ages 10 to 18. (Curfews do not apply to village of Rhinebeck.) Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/10/30/news/doc4ccb32ff329da947935172.txt

Hospice Bereavement Services to offer holiday coping seminar

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Hospice Bereavement Services will offer “Coping Through the Holidays,” a free seminar open to the community designed for those who have experienced the loss of a loved one. The presentation will include common… Continue reading

Ethics complaint filed against Saland ~ Rhinebeck

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Poughkeepsie Journal : A complaint alleging an ethics violation by state Sen. Steve Saland, R-Poughkeepsie, has been made by a Rhinebeck man to state officials. Saland denied the accusation he sought endorsements from those… Continue reading

Free gardening workshop: “Putting your gardens to bed”

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Starr Library Tuesday October 26th ~ 6:30 – 10:00pm Michele K. Decker, from the Dutchess County Master Gardener Volunteer program, will share with you important yard and garden chores of the autumn season.… Continue reading