Monthly Archive: May, 2009

Rhinebeck Town Board Agenda – June 8th, 2009

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DRAFT 6:45 Call to  Order Affordable Housing/Open Space, Finance/Controls, Recreation, Quadricentennial, Web, Rhinecliff Advisory Committee and Ethics Board need new members. Contact Town Clerk at 876-3409 if interested. Violet Hill  Road (CR 101)… Continue reading

Rhinebeck planners to meet on Tuesday June 2nd – 2009

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RHINEBECK — The Village Planning Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Village Municipal Hall, 76 E. Market St. On the agenda are the applications of: • Astor Home For Children, 6339… Continue reading

Boundaries of Indian land up for debate

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RED HOOK — Conflicting information about the boundaries of a historic Mohican homeland have led the Town Board to decline voting on modifications to roadside “Welcome to Red Hook” signs that would have… Continue reading

Indian Point 3 power plant up and running again

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BUCHANAN — The Indian Point 3 nuclear power plant in Westchester County was restarted Saturday morning after its second shutdown in less than two weeks. Plant owner Entergy Nuclear said the plant was… Continue reading

Aerodrome marks 50 years

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The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome Museum, 9 Norton Road, Rhinebeck, prepares for its 50th season on Saturday with a open house starting at noon. Admission is free to the open house. There will not… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Board to hear about Project Sunlight

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RHINEBECK — A representative of the state Attorney General’s Office will speak to the Town Board about Project Sunlight at 6:45 p.m. Monday June 8th, 2009  in the Town Hall, 80 E. Market… Continue reading

Wilderstein fundraiser is Saturday

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The Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck, hosts its annual benefit fundraiser on Saturday June 6th, 2009 from 5 to 8 p.m. Tickets for the event are $150 per person. All proceeds will… Continue reading

Village of Rhinebeck eyes tree ordinance

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RHINEBECK — Village trustees have set a public hearing for June 9 on a proposed ordinance that would require property owners to show a need before permits are issued to remove trees. The… Continue reading

Cops stop suicide try after 120-mph chase

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TOWN OF ULSTER — A 37-year-old man who led police on a chase that reached speeds of 120 mph was tackled by officers as he bolted toward the railing of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge… Continue reading

County has 3 more cases of swine flu

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“The main message is this is in the community,” Caldwell said. “We’ll continue to see more cases of it. Our hope is it will continue to be mild and it will dissipate Read… Continue reading

Special Town Board Meeting Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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The Town Board will hold a Special Meeting on Wednesday, June 3, 2009 at 6:45 pm at the Morton Memorial Library in Rhinecliff to discuss the pending Comprehensive Plan. Read On: http://rhinebeck-ny.gov/

Students, teachers get education cash

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Barbara Rizzolo, a third-grade teacher at Chancellor Livingston School in Rhinebeck, received an $815 grant for an engineering design project using Legos. Her students will build a “Chair for Mr. Bear” and study… Continue reading

Crafts at Rhinebeck

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June 20 & 21, 2009 Each June and October, the Dutchess Fairgrounds is the site for the premier arts and crafts shows in the northeast – the Annual Crafts at Rhinebeck Festival. Both… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in June – 2009

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R&R For Your Woman’s Soul March 13th – October 1st Satya Yoga in downtown Rhinebeck Ongoing Friday evenings 6:30pm to 8:15pm. Love to create, dream, dance and explore your inner worlds? Join a… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Relay for Life

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 Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Route 9, Rhinebeck The American Cancer Society will host its Rhinebeck Relay For Life to raise money to fund research and programs. This… Continue reading

Rhinebeck building ban may be extended

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RHINEBECK — Town Board members hope a proposed three-month extension to a 4-year-old building ban will be the moratorium extension that is needed. The moratorium was implemented when Rhinebeck town officials decided that… Continue reading

Weekly newspaper publishing last issue on Thurdsay

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Another newspaper in the region is folding. The Townsman, a weekly serving the central Catskills and published by the Johnson Newspaper Corp., will publish its last issue Thursday. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/05/27/news/doc4a1c9a711f9fc283685338.txt

Dutchess County has two confirmed cases of swine flu; patients recovered

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Dutchess County has two confirmed cases of swine flu, according to the county Department of Health. The two patients have recovered. The New York State Department of Health laboratory confirmed the cases, the… Continue reading

Program set on long-term care planning

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The Dutchess County Office for the Aging/NY Connects will offer “Own Your Future” program June 3 at the Starr Library in Rhinebeck at 6 p.m. This two-hour presentation will provide an opportunity to… Continue reading

Rhinebeck hospital hosts blood donors

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RHINEBECK -Northern Dutchess Hospital will host a blood drive June 12th- 2009 Appointments are being scheduled from 12:30-6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Cafeteria Conference Room. Healthy individuals who are at least 17 years… Continue reading

Suspects’ imam has ties to Bard College

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Imam Salahuddin Muhammad, head of Masjid al-Ikhlas in Newburgh, has worked since 1985 as a chaplain in Fishkill Correctional Facility, a medium-security prison in southern Dutchess County, and also serves as a chaplain… Continue reading

Swine flu reaches region; patient OK

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HUDSON — A Greene County resident has tested positive for swine flu, but she is getting better, is not contagious anymore and should be out of the hospital today, local health officials and… Continue reading

Bridge, highway projects announced in Hudson Valley

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• Rhinebeck park-and-ride. This Route 199 lot would cost $314,000. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200990521020

Town Pool will be open weekends starting May 23rd- 2009

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The Rhinebeck Town Pool will be open weekends only starting Saturday May 23rd from the hours of 1pm to 7:30pm. The pool will be open to the public for FREE Monday May 25th… Continue reading

Fire destroys Rhinebeck garage, no one injured-May 19th-2009

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RHINEBECK — A fire, which quickly destroyed a garage in the Town of Rhinebeck this morning, apparently started underneath the homeowner’s car. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200990519019

Theatre Arts Summer Day Camp

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Co-sponsored by Young Rhinebeck, Inc. & Green Hill Production Services, Inc. This full day, theatre arts summer day camp is for youth entering 6th – 12th grade  Workshops in Acting, Voice & Movement… Continue reading

Campground reservations soar- 2009

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It might be the economy. Or perhaps fuel prices. Or even the lure of the region. Or all of the above. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/05/19/news/doc4a12074cde2ca519303938.txt

The Rhinebeck Antiques Fair

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May 23rd & 24th – 2009 Saturday 10-5 Sunday 11-4 Held Entirely Indoors, Rain or Shine Dutchess County Fairgrounds Route 9, Rhinebeck, NY Free Parking Extensive Food Court On-Site Delivery Service

Memorial Day in Rhinebeck – 2009

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Memorial Day ceremony – Rhinecliff Hamlet Memorial, Shatzell Avenue and Charles Street, Rhinecliff. 9 a.m. Monday. Memorial Day parade and ceremony – American Legion Post No. 429, 6331 Mill St., Rhinebeck. Monday. Lineup… Continue reading

BONE MARROW DONOR DRIVE May 23rd – 2009

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BONE MARROW DONOR DRIVE AT RHINEBECK TOWN HALL MAY 23, 2009 10 AM TO 4 PM FOR CANCER STRICKEN 5 YEAR OLD BOY.  CALL NICOLE CASSARINO AT 845 876-0515 OR  EMAIL  MCASSARINO1@AOL.COM  … Continue reading