Monthly Archive: January, 2009

Rhinebeck puts off purchasing policy changes

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RHINEBECK — The Town Board on Monday agreed to wait before making major changes in the town purchasing policy until after a review is conducted of how much time would be spent on… Continue reading

Man seriously injured in car accident

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A 19-year-old man was seriously injured when his car hit a tree on Rhinecliff Road in Rhinecliff Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200990112003

Rhinecliff residents oppose development at Holy Cross site

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RHINECLIFF — A number of Rhinecliff residents were unhappy to learn a developer reportedly was working with town officials to develop the former Holy Cross property. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/01/11/news/doc496983eec1e3f177321386.txt

Residents: Better communication needed

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RHINEBECK — Though they waited the better part of a week to get power back, northern Dutchess County residents said it was a lack of communication, not the delay, that they had a… Continue reading

No Child Left Inside – January 19, 2009

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President-elect Barack Obama has announced that Monday, January 19, 2009, will be a National Day of Service. This coincides with the Rev. Martin Luther King Holiday and is a day before the Presidential… Continue reading

Longtime Rhinebeck rector set to retire

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The Rev. Gerald Gallagher is retiring after 24 years of service at Church of the Messiah on the corner of Route 9 and East Chestnut Street in the Village of Rhinebeck. (Lee Ferris/Poughkeepsie… Continue reading

Would-be burglars ‘strike’ bowling alley

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RED HOOK – Dutchess County Sheriff’s deputies have increased patrols in the county as burglaries have risen in northern Dutchess. Luckily, one of those patrols was near Ro-Lin Lanes on Route 9G in… Continue reading

Hamlet residents galvanized: Holy Cross development proposal criticized

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RHINECLIFF – After learning a developer was reportedly working with town officials to develop the derelict former home of Holy Cross Military Academy, many residents of Rhinecliff were unhappy to say the least.… Continue reading

Central Hudson to hear winter storm concerns

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January 7th – 2009 RHINEBECK – A forum with Central Hudson Gas & Electric will be held at the village hall at 7 tonight regarding winter storm preparedness. The forum, “Speak Out: Response… Continue reading

Rhinecliff Hamlet Advisory Council Meeting – Jan 8th

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Jan 8 th 7pm – 8pm There will be a meeting of the Rhinecliff Hamlet Advisory Council this evening at the Firehouse Agenda follows:  I.      Call to Order/Announcements   II.     Approval of Minutes… Continue reading

Police: Burglary similar to other break-ins

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RED HOOK – Arrests in an attempted break-in at a Red Hook bowling alley have police investigating possible connections to a string of burglaries in four mid-Hudson counties. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009901060325

Christmas Tree & Yard Debris Drop

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The Town of Rhinebeck Landfill on Stone Church Road will be open on Saturday, January 10th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm for Christmas Tree Drop Off.

Montgomery Row – Second Level

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RHINEBECK Montgomery Row Second Level “Seen From Above,” photographs by Julie Sitney. Through Feb. 28. Hours: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 6… Continue reading

After All Those Brownstones, a Blank Canvas

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Conveniently, she and her Loom Company partner, Maureen Missner, own a stationery store called Paper Trail in Rhinebeck, N.Y., near Ms. Missner’s country house; when they expanded recently, they used Ms. Hastings’s extra… Continue reading

The Green – News Letter from David J. Albahary, CFP®

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We asked David what his thoughts were for spring 2009 The Green Angle of Approach-The angle at which the club head strikes the ball.  This affects the trajectory the ball will travel and… Continue reading

Important Town Board Meeting January 6th

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There will be a special Town Board Meeting at 6:30 pm at Town Hall for a Comprehensive Plan discussion with Town consultants. Learn More : http://www.rhinecliff.org  2009 Re-Organizational Meeting January 6, 2009 DRAFT… Continue reading

‘Knit for Needy’ event crafts 108 warm items

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RHINEBECK – What began as a small but heartfelt gesture to help those in need during the holidays, the third annual Knit for the Needy Project has resulted in the donation of more… Continue reading

Homeopathy: Centuries-tradition valuable today

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Concerned about taking too many pharmaceuticals with questionable side effects? So are most people who seek out homeopathy. From the Greek words “homeo,” meaning similar, and “pathos,” meaning suffering or disease, homeopathy is… Continue reading

Rhinebeck planners set meeting agenda

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RHINEBECK — The village Planning Board has announced its agenda for a meeting scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Village Municipal Hall, 76 E. Market St.: • Beekman Arms Inn, 6387 Mill… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Town Board OKs ethics law revisions

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RHINEBECK — The Town Board has tightened ethics law language covering how much money can be accepted. Officials found the 38-year-old ethics policy did not meet state guidelines. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/01/02/news/doc495d8505dfc66486281461.txt

Rhinebeck zoning change draws criticism

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RHINEBECK — Town Board members on Tuesday disputed contentions that they were conceding to developers when asking a consultant to review how zoning changes at the former Holy Cross Campus of Pius XII… Continue reading

Church restoration begins

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RHINEBECK – Churches have always been an important part of the community, but few know the amount of work that goes into ensuring the houses of worship will be around for generations to… Continue reading

Boy lifts holiday spirits at NDH

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RHINEBECK – Being sick or hurt during the holidays isn’t fun, especially for those who have to be admitted into hospitals. But seeing those glum faces didn’t seem right for 8-year-old Saugerties resident… Continue reading

Sewer district stinks, resident says

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RHINEBECK – On hot days, the smell of human waste permeates the backyard of Rhinebeck resident and local business owner Tracy Krawitt. Rainy days are the best, she says, mixing the smell of… Continue reading

LOOKING AHEAD TO ’09: celebrations will spotlight river, span

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A Hudson River celebration, a rock ‘n’ roll flashback, the grand reopening of a long-dormant relic and a convergence of New York athletes. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20090101/NEWS01/901010322&referrer=FRONTPAGECAROUSEL