Monthly Archive: March, 2011

Police Impersonator Arrested – Town of Hyde Park

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On 03/29/11 the New York State Police at Rhinebeck arrested John Scoggins, age 59, of Hyde Park NY for Criminal Impersonation 1st degree(E Felony).   On March 16th, 2011, Mr. Scoggins was observed by… Continue reading

Growing Older in Rhinebeck Newsletter 03-15-11

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The Bard Math Circle is coming to Starr Library

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This Saturday, April 2nd, 1:00-3:00pm The Bard Math Circle is coming to Starr Library, bringing puzzles and games that set a playful mood to investigating and problem solving, from arithmetic to algebra. Math… Continue reading

April 1-29 art exhibit at Montgomery Row Second Level

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“Spring Trio” A Group Exhibit of Painting and Prints By Alix Travis, Louise Kalin and John B. Hopkins April 1- April 29, 2011 April 1- April 29, 2011– Montgomery Row Second Level, 6423… Continue reading

Book Discussion: Dr. Loren Fishman

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Yoga for Osteoporosis RHINEBECK, NY – On Sunday, April 10 at 4:00pm, Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt. 9), Rhinebeck, will host a discussion and signing with Dr. Loren Fishman, author… Continue reading

Infrared Inspections : Finding Tomorrows Problems Today

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Originally developed for night vision and other military uses, thermal imaging technology has proven to be a powerful tool in the analysis and solution of many building related problems.  This technology exposes  and… Continue reading

Dance classes: hip hop and zumba in Rhinebeck

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All Boys Breakdance Class Every Monday 3:30 – 4:30PM Co-Ed Youth Hip-Hop Dance Class Every Monday 4:30 – 5:30pm Adult Zumba Class Moving to Thursdays 5:30 – 6:30pm @ American Legion in Rhinebeck,… Continue reading

SCHOOL TO BE IN REGULAR SESSION ON APRIL 1, 2011

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SCHOOL TO BE IN REGULAR SESSION ON APRIL 1, 2011 FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF DUE TO BOE-APPROVED ALTERNATE MAKE-UP PLAN FOR EXTRA EMERGENCY CLOSING DAY At their meeting on February 8, 2011, the… Continue reading

A REAL FIXER-UPPER: Historic Hoyt House in Staatsburg to get much-needed attention

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STAATSBURG — Nestled between Norrie Point and Mills Mansion in this Northern Dutchess hamlet is a little-known Hudson River estate, the “Hoyt House,” or  “The Point.” While the 1855 home designed by renowned… Continue reading

State budget agreement reached in Albany

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The 2011-2012 budget agreement contains critical components first proposed in Governor Cuomo’s executive budget, including redesigning Medicaid and recalibrating the cost of state government, in part, by merging and consolidating agencies as well… Continue reading

A.G. files petition forcing Indian Point to comply with federal fire safety regulations

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NEW YORK – Amid growing concerns that Indian Point has failed to meet federal safety requirements, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a petition with the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Monday, urging it to… Continue reading

Splendiferous houses, unparalleled shopping and 437 historic locations flourish in Rhinebeck

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Find out What’s Happening in the Hudson Valley. Let Visit Vortex take you on a video tour of NY’s Hudson Valley attractions. Your Window to the Great People and Places of the Hudson… Continue reading

Police urge patience in investigation of Hyde Park killing

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“I would hope that people would just go about their daily routines, that people would live their lives as they normally would,” Broe said. “I know it’s frustrating. I know there is an… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school budget draft cuts levy increase to 2.76%

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RHINEBECK — School district trustees on Tuesday reviewed a proposed $28.28 million budget carrying a 1.85 percent increase of $513,222. Under the budget there would be a $23.38 million property tax levy representing… Continue reading

.46% of sidewalks in village of Rhinebeck have problems, study finds

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RHINEBECK — Village trustees are reviewing recommendations in a study that has found 46 percent of village sidewalks deficient or damaged. The findings are being reviewed simultaneously with budget discussions for a spending… Continue reading

Wilderstein wants volunteers for site

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RHINEBECK: Wilderstein Historic Site seeks volunteers to welcome visitors, conduct tours and work in the gift shop. Anyone wishing to get involved are invited to the annual orientation meeting for new and returning… Continue reading

Community Coalilition Announcement

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The Community Coalition for Rhinebeck Youth welcomes and encourages parents, grandparents, and teens to check out our new website @ http://www.rhinebeckyouth.org.  Through the generous donation of his time and expertise community member, Graham… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Crew Spaghetti Dinner ~ Saturday, March 26, 2011

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Rhinebeck Crew  Spaghetti Dinner, Live Music & Silent Auction   Saturday, March 26, 2011 5:00 – 8:00 pm  Father Brogan Center – Good Shepherd Church  $15 for Adults $13 for Seniors or Children under 12… Continue reading

The Interviews! ~ Tuesday, March 8, 2011: Father Richard McKeon

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Let’s Meet for Coffee! Our roving reporter, Kathy Chaneles, catches up with local residents around Town… Tuesday, March 8, 2011: Father Richard McKeon Today is Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras. Snow is melting… Continue reading

The era of unilateral watershed management by New York City may finally be over

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It wasn’t that New York City went too far in the past year in protecting its Ashokan watershed and flooding the lower Esopus with turbid water. In the opinion of many upstaters, New… Continue reading

Teacher retirements reduce Rhinebeck school tax levy hike

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RHINEBECK — Eight  teacher retirements have helped the Rhinebeck school district trim more than $500,000 from a draft budget for 2011-12, reducing a tentative tax levy increase to 2.76 percent, trustees learned Tuesday.… Continue reading

Update:Electronic Recycling. Saturday, March 26th 2011.

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Electronic Recycling. Saturday, March 26th 2011. This event was held at the DC Fairgrounds in the past, but will be in Kingston this year.  Along with computers, many other items can be kept… Continue reading

Hudson Valley YA Society event with Judy Blundell!

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The Hudson Valley YA Society presents National Book Award Winner Judy Blundell RHINEBECK, NY – On Sunday, March 27th at 4pm, Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt.9), Rhinebeck, will host the… Continue reading

Celebrate Spring! Picking and Caring for the Right Tree for Your Home and Our Community”

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Thursday, March 31st, 6:30pm – 7:30pm Downstairs at the Starr Library, 68 West Market St, Rhinebeck.  “Celebrate Spring! Picking and Caring for the Right Tree for Your Home and Our Community” Members of… Continue reading

Two Rhinebeck school administrators freeze their own pay

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RHINEBECK — School district trustees today will be given a draft 2011 budget lower than the currently proposed $28.63 million plan after the district superintendent and business administrator promised to freeze their salaries.… Continue reading

Stone Ridge teen subdued with Taser after Rhinebeck incident

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RHINEBECK — An 18-year-old Stone Ridge man was arrested by Rhinebeck police following an investigation into a complaint that firecrackers had been thrown from a vehicle at another vehicle in the village Wednesday,… Continue reading

Police ID homicide victim, seek public’s assistance

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“We are looking to speak with anyone who may have been on Route 9G, between Green Bush Drive (south of West Dorsey Lane) and Greentree Drive, between late Friday evening and the early… Continue reading

Laughter Club & Healing Circle

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Overwhelmed and unsettled by recent global events & news? Drained & depleted after a long winter? RECHARGE, RECENTER & GET YOUR LAUGHTER GROOVE ON at a special  * Laughter Club & Healing Circle… Continue reading

Summer Program Registration

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04/30/2011 – 9:00am ~ 12:00pm Registration at Town Hall for summer programs, including summer day camp, swim lessons, and swim team. Stay tuned for more information…  http://rhinebeck-ny.gov/events/summer-program-registration

Go organic when growing plants

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“People care more about what they’re feeding their families,” said Norbert Lazar, founder and co-owner of The Phantom Gardener, an organic garden center that’s been in Rhinebeck for 17 years. Lazar said that… Continue reading