Fire company gives scholarship

RHINEBECK — John Dorer, a member of the Rhinebeck fire department, has been awarded the Ruth and Arnold Demarest Memorial Scholarship.

The scholarship, established five years ago, is awarded annually to an active member of the Rhinebeck fire department who maintains a grade average of 80 or better in high school and plans to attend college.

 The scholarship will give Dorer $500 per semester during a four-year period.

 Dorer plans to attend Dutchess Community College in September.