Monthly Archive: June, 2009

Village of Rhinebeck won’t share speed sign

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The decision was made during a Village Board meeting last week. Mayor James Reardon said full ownership of the sign by the village is needed because a $55,000-per-year contract for village police to… Continue reading

Tree law will get another hearing

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RHINEBECK — Enough changes have been made to a proposed village ordinance covering the trimming and removal of trees that a new public hearing will be needed before trustees vote on adoption.  Read… Continue reading

Who’s ‘Tommy’ takes Center stage

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The Who’s Tommy” will be performed tonight and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck, 661 Route 308 in Rhinebeck. The rock musical,… Continue reading

Achievements, friends remembered on last day

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RHINEBECK SCHOOL DISTRICT RHINEBECK – At Chancellor Livingston Elementary School, Principal Brett King said he had been impressed with the amount of community involvement he had seen at the school since he took… Continue reading

Rhinebeck High lists candidates for graduation & Other School News

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Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009906250316 Grant funds school archaeological dig RHINEBECK — School trustees have accepted a $4,000 grant from the Rhinebeck Science Foundation for fourth-grade students to study American Indian history at Thomas Thompson-Sally… Continue reading

2 swine flu cases confirmed in Rhinebeck schools

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RHINEBECK — Two students in the Rhinebeck school district have been confirmed with H1N1 influenza, or swine flu, infections, according to a letter sent out to district parents Monday. Read  On:www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200990623028

4th of July Fireworks Hudson Valley – 2009

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Independence Day at Fairgrounds July 3 —  July 4 Friday night: Demolition Derby & Fireworks Show; Saturday: Demolition Derby & Hudson Valley Philharmonic & Fireworks at dusk. Bring your blankets & lawn chairs.… Continue reading

Dutchess County will celebrate Fourth

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 Friday at 4 p.m. and Saturday at 11 a.m. Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Route 9, Rhinebeck   A two-day celebration of Independence Day will include carnival rides, frog jumping pony rides, a motorcycle jumping exhibition,… Continue reading

*JUNE 29 2009 TOWN OF RHINEBECK TOWN BOARD AGENDA*

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As of the week of June 29th   Zoning officer’s hours will be Wednesday and Friday from 8-12 and Thursdays from 12 -4. June 30th and all following Tuesdays – Board games are… Continue reading

Rhinebeck’s planning process must end

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“We found the traditional neighborhood designs are not what the community wanted,” Traudt said.  For instance, the latest plan eliminates the proposed traditional neighborhood that would have added 90 additional homes to Rhinecliff,… Continue reading

Pilates studio in Rhinebeck changes location

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Due to increasing class sizes, Rhinebeck Pilates has moved its studio to 23D East Market St., Rhinebeck.  The new location will offer more space for group classes and a larger changing room compared… Continue reading

AUTO show will have more than 2,000 vintage vehicles on display

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The Goodguys 18th East Coast Rod & Custom Nationals rolls into town today with plenty of eye candy at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Annual visitors will notice a significant change this year as… Continue reading

Can You Help-

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On Wednesday Evening June 10th I sailed the sloop Woody Guthrie underneath a stream of water that was being sprayed by a fire truck at the Rhinecliff shore. If you have a photo… Continue reading

Olana offers children’s art programs

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Olana Summer Arts Program for Kids July 13-17  Aug. 3-7 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 17-21 from 9 a.m. to noon. Olana State Historic Site, Hudson The Olana State Historic Site… Continue reading

Rhinebeck High School Graduation

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Rhinebeck commencement is all about change Speakers at the ceremony, meanwhile, encouraged the 87 seniors to keep life simple, with Valedictorian Gregory Chapman asking classmates to avoid seeking to relieve past glory or… Continue reading

Defensive Driving Class – Wednesday and June 24th from 6-9 p.m.

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RHINEBECK — NDP EMS will be holding a 6-hour “I Drive Safely” Defensive Driving Class on Wednesday and June 24th from 6-9 p.m. The class will be held at the NDP EMS Training… Continue reading

GOODGUYS EAST COAST HOT ROD & CUSTOM CAR SHOW- June 26th,27th & 28th 2009

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Dates June 26, 27 & 28, 2009 Venue Dutchess County Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck, NY Local Info Fairgrounds:  (845) 876-4001  http://www.dutchessfair.com Hours Friday, June 26: 8am to 5pm Saturday, June 27: 8am to 5pm Sunday, June… Continue reading

Rhinebeck School District – H1N1

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 Several Rhinebeck students have exhibited flu-like symptoms, there are NO confirmed cases of H1N1 Influenza in the district to date.  We will continue to monitor the situation in accordance with protocols set forth… Continue reading

Camp offers special place for those with ill parent

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When more than a dozen young campers head to the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck in August, they will do so with one important thing in common: They have a parent who has been… Continue reading

Let the Fun Shine! Join the Laughter Club!

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With Liz Walkden Morfea, Jollyologist Wednesday June 17, 24 July 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 10:30am – 11:15am Community Room at the Starr Library 68 W. Market Street, Rhinebeck For all ages and… Continue reading

Palatine pursuit

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To fully understand why The Palatine Farmstead Committee has spent the past seven years restoring a dilapidated house and barn in Rhinebeck, one must be acquainted with the history behind these structures and… Continue reading

Rhinebeck captures state championship

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Saturday afternoon, the Rhinebeck High School softball team went on and won the Class C state championship against the Tioga Central Tigers, 6-1, in Waterloo. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20090614/SPORTS01/906140352

Kittens left on Route 9 in paper bag

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HYDE PARK — Four kittens were rescued after being found discarded in a paper bag today. June 12th, 2009  The Dutchess County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said a woman… Continue reading

Parade of Champions 6pm, June 19th, 2009

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Celebrating Rhinebeck’s State Champions Rhinebeck Softball Team & Track’s Elizabeth Marvin Friday, June 19, 6pm Champions, Fire Trucks, Bag Pipe Bands, Dignitaries, and more! Parade Route: Platt Avenue west to Montgomery St. (Rt.… Continue reading

COMMUNITY LECTURE SERIES. WALKWAY OVER THE HUDSON June 20th – 2009

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COME ONE, COME ALL — COMMUNITY LECTURE SERIES.  CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH. 6436 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, New York Lectures are open to the Public free of charge. June 20th 2009. Parish Hall. 4… Continue reading

Pops concert set for Saturday in Rhinebeck

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The 7:30 p.m. performance will highlight famous New York City neighborhoods and landmark buildings in a narrated, musical tribute that celebrates the inspiration they’ve had on countless Broadway shows and Hollywood motion pictures.… Continue reading

Tyner hosts public forum Wednesday June 24th, 2009

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RHINEBECK — Dutchess County Legislator Joel Tyner, D-Clinton, will host a public forum, “Ten Ways Dutchess County Could Save Tax Dollars,” at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Rhinebeck Town Hall, 80 E. Market… Continue reading

Church steeple restoration in final stages

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RHINEBECK — Final steps in the restoration of the steeple at the Rhinebeck Reformed Church are expected to begin Wednesday. Workers with Southgate Steeplejacks lifted the steeple off its foundation and have spent… Continue reading

Craft Fair opens in Rhinebeck June 20th & 21st – 2009

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Crafts at Rhinebeck will take place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck. Read On:www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/06/19/life/doc4a397c4c653c9464639900.txt Arts, crafts… Continue reading

Rhinebeck planners meet on Tuesday June 16th- 2009

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RHINEBECK — The village Planning Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Village Municipal Hall, 76 E. Market St. On the agenda are the applications of: • MHV Springbrook Plaza/Clarke, 6557-6567… Continue reading