Monthly Archive: September, 2008

Is My Money Safe?’ and Other Questions to Ask

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For all of you on Main Street who have been watching the turmoil on Wall Street for the last few weeks, Monday’s shockwaves rattled even the most steadfast. Read On: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/30/business/yourmoney/30money.html?exprod=myyahoo

Crop Walk 2008

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NOTHERN DUTCHESS CROP WALK  Crop stands for Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty. The annual walk to help fight world hunger will be held on Sunday, October 5th in Red Hook and begins at… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in October

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The Children’s Hour October 3rd – October 12th   Location: The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck presents Lillian Hellman’s “The Children’s Hour.” What’s more powerful,… Continue reading

Milaners Youth Group receive a visit from Assemblyman Marcus J. Molinaro

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Heylan Tsumagri, Cate Diaz, Ali Brundrett, Marc Molinaro, Marc Salamone,  Ian McCaughey Assemblyman Marcus J. Molinaro   Assemblyman Molinaro gave the Milaners a citation from New York State for the groups involvement in many service projects, including… Continue reading

Person who abandoned cat is lowest of the low

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I don’t know who you are, but we found your cat. It was dropped in the woods on Lake Drive in the Town of Clinton. At least you had the decency to leave… Continue reading

Renaming Rhinebeck road no easy task

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RHINEBECK – What’s in a name? Quite a bit, if you consider the wrangling going on between the town and village of Rhinebeck over the naming of the road leading into the Starr… Continue reading

Screen legend Newman spent time in Ulster, Dutchess counties

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WESTPORT, Conn. – Paul Newman, the Oscar-winning superstar who personified cool as the anti-hero of such films as “Hud,” “Cool Hand Luke” and “The Color of Money” – followed by a second act… Continue reading

Kaatsbaan wins court appeal

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TIVOLI — The Kaatsbaan International Dance Center has won an appeal over the auction of 53 acres of land, according to court papers. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080926/NEWS01/80926049

Dutchess County’s Civil War history revealed

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The Dutchess Boys,” was rather unique in that it was the only New York State regiment recruited out of a single county. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20135623&BRD=1705&PAG=461&dept_id=71853&rfi=6

New signs mark Rhinebeck bike routes

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RHINEBECK – Town officials hope to encourage the use of bicycle routes through improved signs that provide clear descriptions of the routes. Highway Superintendent Kathy Kinsella said this week that markers have been… Continue reading

Science Foundation – New Web Site

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The Rhinebeck Science Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of our new website. Please visit us at http://www.rhinebecksciencefoundation.org  and tell us what you think. The site contains a wealth of information about… Continue reading

Town News

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1. The Rhinecliff Hamlet Advisory Council will host a Rhinecliff alternative zoning proposal presentation and Q&A for the Historic Preservation District of Rhinebeck at the Rhinecliff Fire House on September 26th.7pm This is… Continue reading

Condo proposal draws criticism in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK – Village zoning and planning board members on Tuesday were told allowing a proposed 36-unit condominium to have a 306-foot setback from West Market Street would be out of character for the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck paying $50G for contamination

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RHINEBECK – The Town Board has agreed to pay a $49,907.23 bill from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the town’s contribution to contamination at the former Consolidated Iron and Metal Co. property… Continue reading

Senior Expo set for today at fairgrounds Sept 24th-2008

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  RHINEBECK – The Senior Services Committees of the towns of Rhinebeck and Red Hook will present Senior Expo 2008 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds The event will take place from 9:30 a.m.… Continue reading

Experts: Recession looms

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In Rhinebeck, Gerald Celente, president of the Trends Research Institute, a forecasting and publishing business, thinks future troubles will appear in the retail sector, manufacturing and commercial construction, all on top of the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Town Board awaits more info about project

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RHINEBECK – The Town Board on Monday told CSI Developers that proof is needed that a building moratorium has created financial hardships for them before an application for a mixed-use retail office building… Continue reading

Condominium plan on Rhinebeck agenda- Sept 23rd – 2008

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RHINEBECK – The village Planning Board and Zoning Board of Appeals will meet jointly at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Village Municipal Hall, 76 E. Market St. The boards will hold a public… Continue reading

Not so sweet

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Roufia Payman, director of nutrition education at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, could not contain herself when she saw the current national television promotion for high-fructose corn syrup. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/index.cfm?newsid=20130236&BRD=1769&PAG=461&dept_id=74969&rfi=8

Rhinebeck center, Manager mark 10th year of cultivating community theater

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Lou Trapani, a man who has immersed himself in theater for most of his life, is quick to speak his opinions. In a nanosecond, he can fire off his point of view: two… Continue reading

Driver faces DWI charge in crash

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RHINEBECK – A Red Hook woman was arrested for driving under the influence of prescription drugs Friday after she crashed into a telephone pole, rolling her vehicle and restricting traffic on U.S. Route… Continue reading

Heated debate: Growing popularity of outdoor furnaces compels communities to enact restrictions

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AS OUTDOOR wood furnaces catch on with homeowners looking to escape high heating bills, they’re running afoul with more town and village officials in New York state – including several in the Hudson… Continue reading

Rhinebeck firm offers free shredding Saturday, Sept 20th

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Record Storage Solutions will provide free shredding services for anyone who brings documents to the company’s office at 187 East Market St. The service will be available from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.… Continue reading

More in September – 2008

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Pick Your Own Pumpkins  September 20th – October 26th    Wonderland Farm Over 20 acres of pumpkins of all sizes. Indian Corn ,Stalks,Winter Squash. Many Gourds Speckled Swans & other specialty Gourds. Experience… Continue reading

Music On The Lawn- Sept 21st, 2008

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Music on the Lawn – Enjoy Local Talent Sunday, September 21st 2pm – 4pm Rhinebeck Town Pool Bring your blanket or chair

We Need Volunteers!

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Condos may rise in Rhinebeck where inn was planned

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RHINEBECK – Village residents will have the opportunity next week to voice their opinions about a 36-unit condominium complex proposed for the site where the controversial Mirbeau Spa once was proposed… Read On:… Continue reading

Womens Circles Networking Dinner – Oct, 7th – 2008

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      Attend Rhinebeck & Red Hook Networking Dinner   Come, get together and share your ideas and business Bring your promotional materials    Come for cocktails, a delicious dinner and the opportunity to… Continue reading

Fed’s $85 Billion Loan Rescues Insurer

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WASHINGTON — Fearing a financial crisis worldwide, the Federal Reserve reversed course on Tuesday and agreed to an $85 billion bailout that would give the government control of the troubled insurance giant American… Continue reading

Country Folk Art & Craft Show- Sept, 21st-2008

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September 19th–  September 21st  Rhinebeck – Dutchess County Fairgrounds Many top artisan-exhibitors from across the country displaying & selling their quality hand made creations, furniture, home decor & gifts in beautiful 3-sided room… Continue reading