Monthly Archive: February, 2008

Rhinebeck to report on growth plan draft

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  RHINEBECK – The town board hopes more public scrutiny of the proposed town comprehensive plan will help get the plan passed at a faster pace. On April 1, the town board will… Continue reading

16 groups lauded for CPR efforts

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RHINEBECK – Dutchess County officials honored 16 municipal and community organizations Wednesday with the first Heart Safe Community designations, applauding groups for training staff in CPR.  Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008802280331

Rhinebeck residents seek resolution of sewer woes

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RHINEBECK – Residents of Vanderburgh Cove find themselves facing few options in dealing with the $1.75 million in repairs needed for their sewer system. ReadOn: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008802280335 Homeowners hope to resolve sewer dispute RHINEBECK… Continue reading

Starr benefit a success: Library looks to purchase 1,000 new children’s books

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RHINEBECK – The turnout for the Starr Library’s Annual Benefit last Friday night was so great that cars were double- and triple-parked all the way to the ball fields in the back of… Continue reading

Drama club to get ‘Footloose’

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RHINEBECK – Rhinebeck High School’s new auditorium has come alive again as the drama club is preparing to put on its annual spring musical. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19336737&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Development threatens Rhinebeck’s character

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I hope there will be no more developments like the Stortini development near Chancellor Livingston Elementary School. If you look at that site, you will see how the Bronx, Brooklyn, Jersey City and… Continue reading

Rhinebeck recreation director resigns again

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http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008802270338 RHINEBECK – For the second time this year, the town recreation director Kari Wolfe has resigned. Her resignation is the latest twist in the confusing and somewhat controversial debate over the direction… Continue reading

Milaners Youth Group

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Milaners Youth Program is a youth-led program that provides participants and adult mentors with opportunities to serve residents in need, as well as the greater community of Milan, and will result in building… Continue reading

New notes from CISPE -Community In Support of Public Education

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CISPE — Our kids, schools, community! February 24, 2008 Rhinebeck Town Board workshop on recreation director position, Mon., 2/25, Town Hall, East Market St.  Meeting begins at 6:45 p.m. and this is the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck man will challenge Hinchey

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Even though a Rhinebeck Republican lives in the 20th Congressional District, he is allowed to run for office in the 22nd District, according to the New York State Board of Elections. Read On:… Continue reading

Rhinebeck library set to host Silent Auction & Benefit

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Starr Library in Rhinebeck hosts its third annual Silent Auction & Benefit Saturday February 23rd starting at 6 p.m. The evening includes piano music, wine, champagne and hors d’oeuvres, as well as the auction.… Continue reading

TOWN BOARD MEETING AGENDA 02-25-08

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DRAFT AGENDA FOR FEBRUARY 25, 2008 TOWN OF RHINEBECK TOWN BOARD MEETING 6:45 Call to Order Pledge of Allegiance ANNOUNCEMENTS Recreation Committee is seeking lifeguards, WSI lifeguards, counselors in training (minimum age 15… Continue reading

Waiters’ tips to go to cancer research

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RHINEBECK – On Feb. 26, the waiters at CJ’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria in Rhinebeck will all become members of the Friends Through The Years fundraising team of the American Cancer Society when… Continue reading

Event will help send class to Cape Cod

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RHINEBECK – The fifth grade class at Chancellor Livingston Elementary School in Rhinebeck is embarking on a Whale of a Concert and Auction as the culmination of its fundraising campaign for the grade’s… Continue reading

Crowd gathers in support of local photographer

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RHINEBECK – There was a large turnout last Friday night at Oblong Books and Music’s Rhinebeck location in support of local photographer Robert Kalman. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19313121&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

New chapter begins for Gardens 2008

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RHINEBECK – The next chapter of the saga of the Gardens at Rhinebeck started last Friday as sources say the project was auctioned off at the Poughkeepsie courthouse Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19313113&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Arts – Walk – About February 21st-23rd

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February 21 – February 23, 2008 – The galleries and exhibition spaces located in Rhinebeck are sponsoring an Arts-Walk-About. Events – readings, live music, and artist receptions – will be held over a… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in March

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February 11, 2008 in Uncategorized by gr8full (Edit)  Bus Trip to Foxwoods March 1st- Bus leaves from municipal parking lot in Village of Rhinebeck 6:30 am –  $40 per person; $25 back from… Continue reading

Beef Recall

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A California meat company on Sunday issued the largest beef recall in history, 143 million pounds, some of which was used in school lunch programs, Department of Agriculture officials announced. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/02/18/business/18recall.html?_r=1&scp=1&sq=beef+recall&st=nyt&oref=slogin

Marshall Crenshaw will perform in Rhinebeck

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Singer-songwriter Marshall Crenshaw will perform in Rhinebeck Sunday  February 24th as part of a fundraiser for the fifth-grade class at Chancellor Livingston School. The concert and accompanying auction is part of the class’ effort… Continue reading

Assemblymen to host forum on funding education

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RHINEBECK — Three state Assemblymen will host a community forum on education funding reform Wednesday. The program, hosted by Kevin Cahill, (D-Kingston); Marc Molinaro (R-Tivoli) and Joel Miller (R-Poughkeepsie), will discuss alternative methods… Continue reading

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION CLS

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February 6, 2008 (Rhinebeck, NY)    Parents of children who will be five (5) years of age by December 1, 2008 and who are residents of the Rhinebeck Central School District are invited… Continue reading

National Osteoporosis Honors Local Woman!

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Nancy Kavaky has been named one of three National Finalists selected by the National Osteoporosis Foundation. Essay Contest – The Criteria was a woman, who lives with osteoporosis, but still possesses inner and… Continue reading

All the bells and whistles: Rhinebeck is proud owner of new fire truck

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According to Rhinebeck Fire Department Safety Officer Henry Campbell, on Feb. 3, the fire department took delivery of its brand new, 1,500-gallon tanker. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19294963&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Mystery virus taking toll on city crows

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As the state Department of Environmental Conservation continues to examine dead crows found in Poughkeepsie, more is being learned about a new virus that is attacking their internal organs. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/frontpage  

John Alvin, Designer of Memorable Film Posters, Is Dead at 59

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John Alvin, who created memorable images for movie posters, billboards and advertisements, including the two fingers touching above the Earth’s surface for “E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial,” died on Wednesday at his home in Rhinebeck,… Continue reading

CISPE — Our kids, schools, community!

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February 13, 2008 Below is an update on the Rhinebeck Town/Village Recreation Program from Kerri Karvetski, who organized the petition drive and speak-out at Monday night’s board meeting. You spoke, Town Board listened!… Continue reading

Rhinebeck rec director to stay on

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RHINEBECK – The town recreation department avoided a major setback when the town board decided not to accept the recreation director’s resignation. Recreation Director Karri Wolfe withdrew her resignation Monday night after board… Continue reading

Police responding to fuel spill in Rhinebeck

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State police at Rhinebeck are responding to a diesel fuel spill at Northern Dutchess Paramedics headquarters at 3 Hook Road in Rhinebeck. Police said a trooper was dispatched to the scene, but the… Continue reading

Girls focus on heart-health issues

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RHINEBECK – The Heart Safe Club is offering courses on how to perform CPR and how to use an automated external defibrillator. The courses are for lay people and the goal is to… Continue reading