Monthly Archive: August, 2009

Yoga retreat is set at Omega Institute

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 RHINEBECK – The Omega Institute will host its annual Being Yoga conference Aug. 21 through 23. The conference has been held for several years in large city hotels, but by moving the event… Continue reading

In Hudson Valley, Farmers’ Markets Offer Local Food and Local Chat

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“In 2007 we saw a significant uptick of visitors, reflecting this mind-set shift toward ‘buying local,’ ” said Cheryl Paff, business manager for the Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market in Dutchess County, now in its 15th… Continue reading

Youths face charges in Rhinebeck church break-in

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RHINEBECK — Village police have arrested two juveniles they say burglarized the Church of the Messiah on Montgomery Street and discharged two dry chemical fire extinguishers in the parish hall. The parish hall… Continue reading

Indian Point fuel storage is faulted

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BUCHANAN – The maker of canisters that store Indian Point’s spent nuclear fuel did not properly test for leaks during the manufacturing process, prompting a rebuke from federal regulators and raising the potential… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Village Sidewalk Sale, this Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16, from 9:00 to 5:00.

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Come visit the Sinterklaas Table at the Rhinebeck Village Sidewalk Sale, this Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16, from 9:00 to 5:00. We’ll be selling our brand new Sinterklaas Tee Shirts, in… Continue reading

Rhinebeck to seek bids on Hogs Bridge repairs

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RHINEBECK — The Town Board has agreed to seek bids for repairs of Hogs Bridge that will force a detour for drivers between the village and state Route 199 near the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge… Continue reading

PCB project was bound to be difficult

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And so it goes with the Hudson River cleanup, which was temporarily suspended last week after the worst fears came true: Dredging kicked up some of the toxic chemical PCBs, and unsafe levels… Continue reading

Info on Medicare benefits offered

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RHINEBECK — The Dutchess County Office for the Aging will present a training session on Medicare for people who are approaching age 65 on Sept. 9 from 5:30-8 p.m. at the Starr Library,… Continue reading

Aviation session is for girls

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RHINEBECK — The Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome will feature Women Fly Weekend Aug. 22 and 23 to help expand awareness among girls and young women about potential for careers in aviation.   There will… Continue reading

Rotary program helps Rhinebeck senior citizens maintain their homes

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RHINEBECK — As part of its broader “service above self” mission, Rhinebeck Rotary has recently announced the launch of a Senior Home Assistance Program (otherwise known as SHAP). Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/08/12/news/doc4a82174f9dc7b415120707.txt Seniors living… Continue reading

Bone marrow drive – Fair week

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Nicole and Alyssa Cassarino, both Rhinebeck High School students are holding a bone marrow drive at The Dutchess County Fairgrounds during Fair week August 25-30th, 10 AM to 10 PM daily.  The bone… Continue reading

Town Board asked to consider alternative sewage treatment

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RHINEBECK — The Town Board was asked at a meeting Monday to study an alternative treatment system for the Vanderburgh Cove Sewer District estimated to cost about half of proposed costs to resolve… Continue reading

Sinterklaas An Old Dutch Tradition 2009

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 Sinterklaas An Old Dutch Tradition 2009 is making plans to return and once again, it is going to take a village (and a town) to make it happen We need everyone to help… Continue reading

The Walkway Over the Hudson Workshops

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Hello all, Many of you have already heard the buzz about The Walkway Over the Hudson if not go http://www.walkway.org and click on the Grand Opening info. It is truly on of one… Continue reading

Looking for more! County & Local Fairs Near Albany NY

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Read On For More County Fairs http://www.albany.com/AboutAlbany/fairs.cfm

August 10, 2009 Town of Rhinebeck Town Board Agenda

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 6:45 Opening of Meeting BONE MARROW DRIVE Announcements August 16th Waterfront Days in Rhinecliff Applications for C.A.C. and Ethics Board available in Town Clerk’s Office Community Block Grant and 2010 Rebuilding Together Program… Continue reading

Smasher Hill hosts car, bike show

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Smasher Hill Car and Bike Show Saturday at 3 p.m.  Smasher Hill, 2737 Route 9G, Rhinebeck The Smasher Hill Car and Bike Show will feature live music by Little Elvis and will include… Continue reading

Talk on Rhinebeck architecture set

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Rhinebeck Historian Nancy Kelly will give a lecture, “Rhinebeck’s Historic Architecture,” at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Morton Memorial Library in Rhinecliff. The lecture, presented by Rhinecliff’s Waterfront Committee, will feature maps and… Continue reading

Fans enjoy view as Giants start camp

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ALBANY – With her son in one arm and her daughter standing in front of her, Patty Meo stood by a chain-link fence separating the fans at the University at Albany from the… Continue reading

Foundation elects new leaders

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Sue Hartshorn is the new chairwoman of the Community Foundation of Dutchess County for the 2009-10 fiscal year. Hartshorn is president of Montgomery Row in Rhinebeck. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009908050310