Monthly Archive: May, 2008

Foodies on the Hudson

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LOCAL BOUNTY An influx of second-home owners in the Hudson Valley has helped cultivate a recent crop of upscale restaurants that take advantage of local products, as the Red Barn Read On: http://travel.nytimes.com/2008/05/30/travel/escapes/30hudson.html?scp=1&sq=rhinebeck&st=nyt

Hypnotherapy practice opens in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK – John Mondello, a licensed mental health counselor and hypnotherapist, has opened Hypnotherapy for Health and Excellence at Astor Plaza or U.S. Route 9. Mondello, who also sees individuals at 360 Warren… Continue reading

Medicare training offered in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK – Dutchess County Office for the Aging will present a training session on Medicare for residents who are approaching age 65. The training will be held from 6-8 p.m. June 18 at… Continue reading

Red Hook burglaries probed

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RED HOOK — The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office is investigating two burglaries in the town within the past week. The burglaries occurred on Hapeman Hill and River roads. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080530/NEWS01/80530014/-1/newsupdate

Cable access channel goes live

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On Thursday evening, for the first time since 2003, the public access television station PANDA held a live broadcast at its studios. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080530/NEWS01/805300341/1006  

Schools get pact at pump

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RHINEBECK – The Rhinebeck school district has entered into an agreement to get fuel from the Rhinebeck town highway garage fuel depot. READ ON: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080530/NEWS01/805300332/1006

Cable station thief to apologize

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RHINEBECK – Northern Dutchess County residents may finally get an explanation next month as to why Charles Callejo stole more than $20,000 from a public access television station last year. READ ON: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080529/NEWS05/805290309/1009

Post Office celebrates its history

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The building was erected as part of then-President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Work Projects Administration and the building was dedicated with a ceremony attended by thousands of residents, including FDR himself, on May 1,… Continue reading

Service for veterinarian John Steiner – May 28th-2008

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  RHINEBECK – A memorial service will be held for a veterinarian who died after he was struck last week by a horse he was treating. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080528/NEWS01/805280331&referrer=FRONTPAGECAROUSEL There will be a… Continue reading

Stand Up 2 Cancer

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Stand Up 2 Cancer Web Site: http://www.standup2cancer.org/

Memorial Day events-2008

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 MEMORIAL DAY PARADE on May 26th Downtown Rhinebeck Village 10:30am Kick-off. The route of the Parade will start at the corner of Mulberry and Platt Streets, continue south on Mulberry to the corner… Continue reading

Pools Open! -2008 Rhinebeck SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAM REGISTRATION

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IF YOU MISSED THE PROGRAM REGISTRATION, YOU CAN STILL REGISTER WITH THE POOL CASHIER (PROVIDED SPACE IS AVAILABLE) The pool is open weekends only until the 28th of June. Summer schedule after the… Continue reading

TOWN OF RHINEBECK MAY 27, 2008 AGENDA

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ANOUNCEMENTS SENIOR CITIZEN DANCE at Town Hall on, Saturday June 7th from 1-4 pm Concert at Rhinecliff dock on July 13th. BUSINESS 1. Neighborhood Watch Resolution 2. Approve May 12th and May 19th… Continue reading

The ripple effect: How it affects you

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  THIS IS INTERESTING… Impact: Amrik Singh, manager of the Sunoco gas station and convenience store on Main Street in Poughkeepsie, said the rising cost of fuel has affected his business on a… Continue reading

Cocoon Theatre hosts ‘The Little Prince’

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“The Little Prince” May 29, – June7 at 8 p.m.; and June 1 and 8 at 3 p.m.   Cocoon Theatre, 6384 Mill St., Rhinebeck DETAILS: The Cocoon Theatre will present “The Little Prince,”… Continue reading

Rhinebeck seeks community input on naming road

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RHINEBECK – Village officials are reaching out to the public for help choosing a name for the road leading into the Starr Library and Thompson-Mazzarella Recreation Park, off Rhinecliff Road. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/index.cfm?newsid=19714386&BRD=1769&PAG=461&dept_id=74969&rfi=8

Vet in medically induced coma after being struck by horse

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RHINEBECK — A veterinarian who was struck by a horse he was treating is in critical condition at Albany Medical Center, hospital officials said. John Steiner, 64, was about to perform a procedure… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Antiques Fair- May 24th-25th-2008

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May 24th-25th Dutchess County Fairgrounds The Rhinebeck Antiques Fair One of the country’s best antiques shows, reached a milestone in 2006 by celebrating its 30th anniversary as the number one show in New… Continue reading

Memorial Day Parade- Rhinebeck-2008

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Rhinebeck: Monday, May 26, 2008, 10:30am Parade from Mulberry St, E. Market St, & Route 9 to Rhinebeck Cemetery Ceremony to follow at Rhinebeck Cemetery Hosted by American Legion Post 429 Contact Wayne… Continue reading

Voters approve Rhinebeck budget

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Rhinebeck school district voters approved the district’s $26.3 million budget proposal Tuesday. The 2008-09 budget represents a 5.93 percent increase over this year’s spending plan. The tax levy for this year’s proposal is… Continue reading

Veterinarian injured while treating horse

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RHINEBECK – A 64-year-old veterinarian preparing to conduct a medical procedure on a horse suffered a severe head injury Tuesday morning when the horse knocked him to the ground, police said. READ ON:… Continue reading

Veterans Memorial Service- Sunday, May 25th – 2008

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RHINEBECK – Burnett & White Funeral Home, 91 E. Market St., will host its 15th annual community veterans memorial service at 1 p.m. Sunday. The service, open to the public, will include a… Continue reading

Dutchess sheriff providing sex offender alerts online

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 Dutchess County Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson has announced the launching of “Offender Watch,” an e-mail notification system about sex offenders. Dutchess County citizens can sign up for the alerts by going to the… Continue reading

The votes are in. Rhinebeck School Budget-2008

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RHINEBECK Budget: Approved, 656-393 Walk-in registration proposition: Approved, 698-278 Winning candidates: Burns, Vallas

Rhinebeck in June

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JUNE 2008 Youth Photography Show May 2nd – June 30th Starr Library, Rhinebeck Celebrating the photography of nineteen students ages 8-15 whose work will be presented at the Starr Library in Rhinebeck –845.876.4157… Continue reading

School Budget Vote- Tuesday, May 20th- 2008

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The polls are open from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The middle and high school are located on North Park Road just east of the Lion’s Mini Park on South Parsonage. For info about… Continue reading

Detox & Weight Loss Group

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A 4 WEEK DETOXIFICATION & WEIGHT LOSS GROUP from May 21st to June 11th Rhinebeck Cooperative Health Center/Tom’s Tonics A 4 Week Detoxification & Weight Loss Group Supervised by: Drs. Nori Connell &… Continue reading

VILLAGE OF RHINEBECK SOLID WASTE PROGRAM

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UPDATED 03-26-2008 **RECYCLING, NEWSPAPER & CARDBOARD WILL ONLY BE PICKED UP FOR PEOPLE WHO DISPOSE OF THEIR GARBAGE BY PURCHASING THE VILLAGE BLUE BAGS.** Read On: http://www.rhinebeck-ny.gov/files/village.solidwaste.03.2008.pdf

Rhinebeck’s New Recreation Director

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The Town of Rhinebeck is pleased to announce that Alyson Peluso has been hired as our new Recreation Director. Alyson had previously been our Head Lifeguard for many years. Katie Clark will be… Continue reading

THE STATUS OF FISH POPULATIONS AND THE ECOLOGY OF THE HUDSON

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The fish community is not stable in the Hudson. The ecosystem appears to be declining in terms of stability. The estuary is in a state of flux, with temperatures increasing, dissolved oxygen decreasing,… Continue reading