Monthly Archive: October, 2008

Police seek suspect in Rhinebeck armed robbery

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RHINEBECK — The state police are investigating an assault and armed robbery at a store in the Village of Rhinebeck this afternoon. October 30th – 2008 Joovay, Essential and Luxuries, a women’s apparel… Continue reading

BOO! Rhinebeck Fire Dept Haunted House & Town Curfew

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 Rhinebeck (town): 8 p.m. for children under 10 11 p.m. for youths 10-18. (The curfew does not apply to the village of Rhinebeck.)   Haunted House Friday October 31st 5:30pm – 9:30pm Come… Continue reading

Fairgrounds cash cow for tourism

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RHINEBECK -While the goal of the Dutchess County Fair is to promote the agricultural richness of the area, the success of the event through the years has made the fairgrounds a target of… Continue reading

It’s Almost Halloween –

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PANIC AT THE DISCO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iTFnNU3AYg

Soup for Sale! – Rhinecliff Firehouse

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   Members of the Rhinecliff Ladies Auxiliary share a laugh as they sell soup in the firehouse in Rhinecliff on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008. Pictured are Carol Bird, Rebecca Recchia and Fanny MacPhail.

Legislator asks for bailout of his own

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When Dutchess County Legislator Joel Tyner’s 1992 Honda broke down recently and he found himself without the funds to make the repairs, he did what he’s done for most of his career as… Continue reading

Road named ‘Traver Lane’

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RHINEBECK – Good bye Library Park Road, hello Traver Lane. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20177020&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

American Legion Halloween Parade-October 26th -2008

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Rhinebeck – Sunday, October 26th – 2pm Step off at Center Street by the Firehouse!

The Haunted Rhinecliff !!Grand Halloween Party!!

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October 31 – November 1st The Rhinecliff Friday, October 31st, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Come on down to The Rhinecliff’s Grand Halloween Party! With 2 different dance and mingling areas along with the… Continue reading

Halloween Party at the Rhinecliff Firehouse Oct 24 2008

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6pm-8pm October 24th Kids’ games, prizes and fun. Storytelling by Joe Baer. Sponsored by the Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Company, Rescue Squad and Ladies Auxillary and hosted by Girl Scout Troop 597. Admission is… Continue reading

Food prices soar; families scrimp to stretch dollars, diets

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Local  food pantries find needy ranks grow. Double-digit increases in the last year for basic food items – rice, bread, fruit, vegetables, cheese – are making it harder for parents to feed their… Continue reading

Rhinebeck considers three-day Halloween curfew

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RHINEBECK – The Village Board will hold a public hearing Nov. 11 on setting a curfew of 8 p.m. each Oct. 30, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 for children 10 and under and… Continue reading

Play – Bow Dog Trials October 25th-26th -2008

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  NADAC TRIALS    OCTOBER 25 & 26 Dutchess County Fairgrounds Rhinebeck, NY http://www.dutchessfair.com    

Rhinebeck board will meet on Friday, Oct 14th

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RHINEBECK – The Town Board has scheduled a special meeting for 5 p.m. Friday in the Town Hall, 80 E. Market S

Sister City Dance – November 8th- 2008

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Mid Hudson Larreynaga Sister City Dance Saturday November 8th Church of the Messiah Parish Hall 8PM to midnight $20 per person/$35 per couple Music by the wonderful sounds of Soñado Refreshments will be… Continue reading

Rhinebeck hosts state’s sheep festival – Oct 18th-19th 2008

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Shows that should interest kids and parents alike both Saturday and Sunday include sheep-dog trials, ventriloquist Steve Charney with Harry, a canine Frisbee demonstration, a mad-science show, Wildman Jack with snakes and other… Continue reading

Overriding veto, Dutchess Legislature enacts electrician licensing law

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County lawmakers voted 18-7 on Thursday to override County Executive William Steinhaus’ veto of a law that requires all electricians doing business within Dutchess County to hold a county-issued license. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=20168093&BRD=1769&PAG=461&dept_id=74958&rfi=6

Take a self-guided tour of artist studios in Rhinebeck and Red Hook

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For communities with such an artsy feel and image, there’s one thing that can be sort of tough to find in Rhinebeck and Red Hook: artists. Information: For maps and details, visit http://artsnortherndutchess.org/asv/… Continue reading

Looking at Lyme Disease

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  Tick, Tick, Tick  – September 25, 2008   Rhinebeck’s integrative doctor Steven Bock describes the pitfalls and ironies of tackling this misunderstood, misdiagnosed, and often just plain missed malady. About half of… Continue reading

Book offers humor from the Hudson Valley

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Need a laugh? New Yorker cartoonist and Dutchess County resident Danny Shanahan has developed a book with jokes, humor essays and funny photos and cartoons. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008810150313 “Some Delights of The Hudson… Continue reading

Public hearings on proposed Dutchess County pesticide notification law

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Public hearings are scheduled to discuss a proposed Dutchess County law that would require notification of pesticides used on commercial and residential lawns and require that signs be put near pesticides in retail… Continue reading

Historic hotel opens under new ownership

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After a long haul of rebuilding, the old Rhinecliff Hotel is reopened under new owners and a new name. It’s now The Rhinecliff, described as “a boutique country hotel and restaurant with banquet… Continue reading

NYS SHEEP & WOOL FESTIVAL

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Saturday, October 18 – Sunday, October 19 Sat 9am–6pm; Sun 10am–5pm. NYS Sheep & Wool Festival Petting zoo, kiddie rides, pumpkin patch, make a scarecrow, pumpkin painting, hula hoop, sheep toss, putt-putt golf,… Continue reading

New Petition – Say No to Massive Route 9 Expansion in Rhinebeck

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The Town Board will be deciding on the Proposed Zoning and the Astor Flats TND in the near future. There is now a petition to tell the Town Board to say NO to… Continue reading

Teen’s ‘good deed’ touts environment

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RHINEBECK – Thirteen-year-old Taylor Novick-Finder knew residents here lacked information about eco-friendly products. Read On : http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008810130318

Winter coats wanted for those in need

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Dutchess Outreach Coat Drive will collect warm winter coats to give away to those in need. Coats can be dropped off at any Guardian Self Storage location or any Rhinebeck Savings Bank branch… Continue reading

Chef uses local resources

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Gigi Hudson Valley – a culinary business trio composed of Gigi Trattoria restaurant in Rhinebeck, Gigi Market and Gigi Catering, both in Red Hook – is operated by a woman who not only… Continue reading

Studio Arts Views October 18th – 19th

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1st Annual Northern Dutchess Art Studio Views Sponsored by Rhinebeck Savings Bank October 18th- October 19th Rhinebeck, Red Hook and Clinton Inaugural Arts Studio Views features 24 artists through a self-guided tour. The… Continue reading

Presidential race gets ugly locally

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  RHINEBECK – Each year, as political races heat up, many voters place plastic placards on their front lawns showing support for politicians in both parties. This year, like many others, those signs… Continue reading

Visitors, residents flock to area farms

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RHINEBECK – Whether you’re dipping them in caramel sauce, cutting them up for a pie or carving jack-o-lanterns, there are many uses for the hand-picked goodies that so many people find in high… Continue reading