Monthly Archive: April, 2008

DEC lifted the burn ban

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The DEC has lifted the ban on open burning.  Anyone with a valid burn permit may burn within the regulations of the permit.  Permits are available at the Town Clerk’s Office

Rhinebeck school district eyes food bill, sales

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By William J. Kemble RHINEBECK – The school district is monitoring its food service sales closely to determine whether an economic downturn has affected the students’ ability to buy school meals, trustees were… Continue reading

Visitors experience The Taste of Rhinebeck

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More than 300 people attended the event. Organizers said more than $15,000 was raised Tuesday night. Just over 270 people attended the event last year. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080430/NEWS01/804300325

Railroad, farm link proposed

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The proposed grant application would include the purchase of a refrigerated railroad car. Douglas said support could come from officials who have pushed to reduce the number vehicles on the road through “congestion… Continue reading

Autism walk is backed

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RHINEBECK – The organizers of Sunday’s Autism Walk & Expo of the Hudson Valley Region at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds described the event as a success. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008804280319

Expo offers myriad ways to live ‘green’

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  RHINEBECK – The Hudson Valley Green Fair offered ideas and products for those who want to slightly tweak their lifestyles for a greener tomorrow. Held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds Saturday and… Continue reading

Green options to be fair’s focus

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RHINEBECK – As home heating and gasoline prices continue to escalate without an end in sight, Jim Hanson believes the event he’s hosting at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck this weekend is… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Village Board trims 2008-09 budget

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RHINEBECK – Trustees trimmed $3,500 from the proposed 2008-09 village budget and vowed to consider additional spending cuts following pleas from village residents to reduce a roughly 10 percent property tax increase. Read… Continue reading

Spring News Letter

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Town Board 1st Quarter 2008 Newsletter In this issue Highlights of Past Quarter Current Quarter Objectives Saturday afternoon chats Read it here (pdf/310kb) [http://www.rhinebeck-ny.gov/files/Town%20of%20Rhinebeck%20Newletter1Q08%20(2).pdf

Registration for Summer Youth Programs

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2008 Rhinebeck SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM REGISTRATION Registration is at Town Hall on the following days: Saturday, April 26, 2008, 9am-12pm Friday, May 9, 2008, from 4pm-7pm Saturday, May 10, 2008, from 9am-12pm

New York State School and District Report Cards for School Year 2005-2006

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 To help readers find information about their districts, we have provided a direct link to the report card for each district on the state website.       The  web address of the home page for… Continue reading

Village to increase spending-Hearing On Budget April 24th-6:15pm

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 RHINEBECK – Spending, along with the amount to be raised by property taxes, would rise under a proposed 2008-09 village budget. As a result of a 9.7 percent increase in the assessed value… Continue reading

Case closed: Village attorney to retire

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RHINEBECK – The cordial spirit and keen wit of Robert Winne has not dulled a bit, even after 50 years as counsel to the Village of Rhinebeck. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19510499&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Taste of Rhinebeck – April 29th-2008

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  RHINEBECK – Have you ever walked through the Village of Rhinebeck, taken a whiff of the delicious food being cooked in the kitchens of village eateries, and wished you could just sample… Continue reading

Plants may save Mini Park

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RHINEBECK – Over the years, the banks of the stream running through Lions Mini-Park on North Parsonage Street have gradually been eaten away by the babbling Landsman Kill. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19510495&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

CAC to celebrate Arbor Day with tree planting

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  RHINEBECK – In celebration of Arbor Day, the Conservation Advisory Council is sponsoring a tree planting on May 3 at along East Market Street. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at Crystal Lake… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in May

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  April 26th-May 3rd The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck Acclaimed actress and singer Lisa Lynds directs an exciting production of “45 Minutes from Broadway,” a musical comedy full of appealing characters… Continue reading

BAN ON BURNING!

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Due to the dry weather conditions the New York State DEC has issued a ban on all open fires/burning. Valid burn permits are suspended until further notice.

Earth Day

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Earth Day films

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Free screening of several short films in celebration of Earth Day. Works include the documentary “Beyond Organic” and student films from Cornell’s “Time TO Chill” 845-876-2515. Tue – Apr 22, 2008 6:00 PM… Continue reading

Bard College hosts debate on Iraq Troop Withdrawal

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Former United Nations weapons inspector Scott Ritter will debate Colonel Michael J. Meese, head of the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy at West Point. Bard College Route 9G… Continue reading

Julia Jordan Photography Presents:

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Photography by Youth 8-15 Opening  May 2, 5:30pm-7:30pm Starr Library Rhinebeck     Julia Jordan Photography presents the photographs of 20 students ages 8-15 who participated in a digital photography workshop this past… Continue reading

Robert Louis Stevenson said it best!

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Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant. –  Robert Louis Stevenson Look for the Infrared Diagnostics folks  walking the streets of Rhinebeck on Sunday April… Continue reading

Fair to celebrate environment

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The Rhinebeck Reformed Church’s third annual Environmental Fair will take place 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rhinebeck Reformed Church on 6368 Mill St. The event is free open and open… Continue reading

Mass CPR Training at Hudson Valley Youth Fest

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 May 17th 2008 11:00am – 12:00pm Hudson Valley Youth Fest Dutchess county Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck- Northern Dutchess Hospital has partnered with The Heart Safe Club, a non – profit organization dedicated to making our… Continue reading

Athletes ride to raise funds for exchange

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RHINEBECK – Many of the students who traveled to Germany and played soccer in Rheinbach last year as part of the Rhinebeck-Rheinbach Sports Exchange (RRSE) will be hosting their opposing team’s players from… Continue reading

Wilderstein exhibit celebrates women’s art

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Executive Director Gregory Sokaris says that “Art of, For & By Women” will bring to life the social, cultural and economic contributions the women of Wilderstein have made, and their profound impact on… Continue reading

Solas An Lae – May 2nd & 3rd

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Solas An Lae May 2nd – May 3rd The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck Fast-paced, electrically charged dance by Solas An Lae (Light Of Day), Dutchess County’s critically acclaimed Irish dance company.… Continue reading

New Town Attorney-

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RHINEBECK – In a move that Rhinebeck Town Supervisor Tom Traudt described as “a change of face” for the new administration, the town board selected the law firm of Gellert & Klein to… Continue reading

BLAST OFF CLS: NASA scientist gives memorable lesson

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“Imagine that some of your students in class now could one day be seated at the console in Mission Control in Houston, Texas as we witness astronauts, engineers and scientists building colonies and… Continue reading