Monthly Archive: July, 2008

Milaners to update recreation trail- August 9th, 2008

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The Milaners Youth Group completed their first project in March with painting and field work at the recreation park. About 25 people are expected to participate in this second project, set to run… Continue reading

Good Cards issued to promote kindness and good deeds

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Rabbi Hanoch Hecht of Chabad Dutchess and the Rhinebeck Jewish Center says he is initiating a “Goodness and Kindness campaign in Dutchess County, the goal of which is to encourage good deeds and… Continue reading

Local teenager to hold another humanitarian fundraiser

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Gwenn Gideon is at it again. The 15-year-old fundraiser from Rhinebeck is poised to embark on yet another humanitarian endeavor this weekend, called Quarters for Kids, which will raise money to aid Ethiopian… Continue reading

Rhinecliff Hotel plan passes muster

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RHINEBECK – The Town Board has granted the authority for the renovated Rhinecliff Hotel to receive a certificate of occupancy, even though the business easement with the town can be challenged through a… Continue reading

Replacing principal proves challenging

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RHINEBECK – With the start of the school year fast approaching, Rhinebeck school officials are working to find a temporary solution for the principal vacancy at the Chancellor Livingston Elementary School. Read On:… Continue reading

Defensive Driving Class will be held Saturday-August 2nd

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RHINEBECK — NDP Training Center will be holding a six-hour “I Drive Safely” Defensive Driving Class on Saturday at its training center. The class will run from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and… Continue reading

Dutchess County Fair 2008

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  Free Grandstand Seating (first come, first served), Paid Track Seating $15 Advance, $20 Event Day (does not include General Admission to Fair) Rhinebeck – Several discounts are available this year for the… Continue reading

What’s Lurking in Your Countertop?

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Last month, Suzanne Zick, who lives in Magnolia, Tex., a small town northwest of Houston, called the E.P.A. and her state’s health department to find out what she should do about the salmon-colored… Continue reading

MAD DASH 2008

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JUNE GRIGULL MEMORIAL RUN LABOR DAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2008 Church of the Messiah – Route 9 – Rhinebeck, New York 845-876-3533 http://www.rhinebeck-episcopal.org/ ALL PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT COMMUNITY OUTREACH CHARITIES! 5K RUN AND WALK–… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in August – 2008

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Baby Care Fair August 2nd Outside main parking area, 11am–2pm. Northern Dutchess Hosp, Rhinebeck. Organized by NDH Birth Ctr. & La Leche League. 876-6880    Rhinecliff August  16th Rhinecliff Waterfront Day Music, food,… Continue reading

Hudson River generally OK for swimming, study finds

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NEW YORK – The Hudson River is scenic and historic – but swimmable? Yes, much of the time, though dirty rainwater and raw sewage still contaminate parts of New York state’s iconic waterway… Continue reading

Interested in the future of Rhinebeck’s Historic District and the Hamlet of Rhinecliff?

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Mr. Arendt will be speaking on Friday August 1 at 7:30 pm at Morton Library in Rhinecliff and again at 10 am on Saturday August 2 at the Town Hall in Rhinebeck.   Mr.… Continue reading

Homeowners fear high heating costs

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THE WEATHER may be warm outside, but many area residents already have begun looking ahead to the cold winter months. With fuel oil and propane costs at near record levels, some residents have… Continue reading

Local resident celebrates her 100th birthday

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Theresa Gladys Rakow, longtime New York City resident and recent Rhinebeck citizen, celebrated her 100th birthday this past weekend at a family gathering in Staatsburg. Read On: HAPPY BIRTHDAY http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19867684&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Several hurdles remain before Rhinecliff Hotel re-opens

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The town board held a special meeting this week at town hall to determine what issues still need to be resolved so a certificate of occupancy can be issued to Rhinecliff Hotel owner… Continue reading

Rhinebeck to share plan updates

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RHINEBECK – Hoping to jump-start a process that has slowly made progress for several years, the Rhinebeck town board is hosting a scoping hearing on the town’s draft comprehensive plan proposal next month.… Continue reading

Fridays – Church of the Messiah – Food Pantry is Open!

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RHINEBECK Friday: Food Pantry Donegan Hall 10:00 am-2:00 pm For more info please come or call 876-3533

Milaners Youth Group Event! August 9th – 2008

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MILAN TRAIL CLEAN-UP & BBQ (Hosted by Milaners Youth Group) August 9th– 8:30 am- until complete (around 2pm)   Support of your local community  YOU! can leave a lasting impact on everyone!!!  … Continue reading

Rhinebeck officials extend building ban

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RHINEBECK — The Rhinebeck town board extended its moratorium on construction an additional five months Monday night during a special town board meeting. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200880722009

PCBs found in Rhinebeck’s drinking water within standard

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Though PCBs were recently found in drinking water in Poughkeepsie and Rhinebeck, the state Department of Health says the systems tested were all within drinking water standards set under the federal Safe Drinking… Continue reading

Northern Dutchess Hospital announces clothing sale

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  RHINEBECK — The Northern Dutchess Hospital Thrift Shop will hold its “End of Summer Sale” next month. All summer clothing at the shop will be sold at half-price from Aug.1 to Aug.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Antiques Fair – 2008

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July 26th Dutchess County Fairgrounds On Saturday July 26th, the Dutchess County Fair is the site for the Rhinebeck Antiques Fair. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The… Continue reading

More in July – 21st – 26th – 2008

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MID-HUDSON KENNEL ASSOC. TRAINING CLASSES July 15th – August 19th Cookingham Home Rt. 9 Red Hook, NY Breed Handling- 4wk. session 7/15/08-8/5/08 contact Danielle 876-4544 for this course Beginner Obedience- 6wk session Rally-6… Continue reading

Omega plans autism conference

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The conference, for families and professionals, will focus on managing autism spectrum disorders and explore recent research and developments in treating and living with autism. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008807200313

Outbreak of stomach bug ails Dutchess

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POUGHKEEPSIE – The Dutchess County Department of Health is investigating what it describes as widespread gastrointestinal illness in the county. Symptoms include three or more vomiting and/or diarrhea episodes within a 24-hour period,… Continue reading

Rhinecliff hotel to reopen

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After five years of being closed amid rumor and speculation about when it might reopen, the former Rhinecliff Hotel is expected to open to diners as The Rhinecliff on Aug. 10. The historic… Continue reading

Sleeping Beauty

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SLEEPING BEAUTY BY TANGLEWOOD MARIONETTES on July 19th The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck Beautifully hand-crafted marionettes are brought to life by a master puppeteer as the dramatic events unfold. The wicked… Continue reading

Going to the dogs…

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PAUSE DOG BOUTIQUE GRAND OPENING on July 19th Pause Dog Boutique Grand Opening Events at Pause Dog Boutique Saturday, July 19th from 11am-6pm Join us for a tail-waggin’ good time! Special events happening… Continue reading

Kayak Tours On The Hudson River

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GUIDED KAYAK TOURS ON THE HUDSON RIVER from July 12th to August 31st Mills-Norrie State Park Weekends at 10:30am and 2:00pm $50 per person includes all equipment For those wanting to experience kayaking… Continue reading

Leg missing; if found, please call skydiver

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SCOTT Listemann admits he has bad luck with his legs. “You know the song, ‘Born Under a Bad Sign’? It seems to be me,” the Poughkeepsie resident said on Thursday. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19859076&BRD=1769&PAG=461&dept_id=74969&rfi=6