Monthly Archive: October, 2009

Come out and hear the candidates- October 21st-2009

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RHINEBECK LOCAL ELECTIONS ARE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2009 COME OUT AND HEAR THE CANDIDATES FOR  TOWN SUPERVISOR, TOWN BOARD MEMBERS, HIGHWAY SUPERINTENDENT at the CANDIDATES’ FORUM  Wednesday, October 21, 2009 7:00 PM to… Continue reading

News.Three-term Dutchess legislator faces challenge

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RHINEBECK — The two candidates running for the Dutchess County Legislature seat in District 11 have starkly different philosophies, giving voters a clear choice in the Nov. 3 election. Incumbent Legislator Joel Tyner… Continue reading

DC Sheriff looking for man who offered ride to 16-year-old boy in Red Hook

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The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man, possibly in his 40’s, accused of offering a 16-year-old boy a ride in his car while on Kelly Road in the Town of… Continue reading

Plane crashes at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome

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A plane has crashed at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, according to the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Department.  The Sheriff’s Office contacted the Federal Aviation Administration about the accident, but no further details were available.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck offers snow ordinance reminder

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RHINEBECK: Snow ordinance prohibits overnight parking on the Rhinebeck village streets between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 6 a.m. from Nov. 15 through March 31. Offenders will be issued a ticket. Call… Continue reading

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center

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Kaatsbaan is a nonprofit, professional creative residence and performance facility situated on a 153-acre historic site in Tivoli, NY.  Founded in 1990, it provides dance companies, choreographers, composers, set designers and all dance… Continue reading

Man, 21, dies in Red Hook crash

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RED HOOK — A 21-year-old Red Hook man was killed early Friday when the car he was riding in crashed into a telephone pole and a tree on Annandale Road, according to state… Continue reading

Police: phone scam warning

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The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents not to respond to automated phone calls advising them their TEG Credit Union credit card has been deactivated. The person being called is instructed to… Continue reading

Clearing the dust

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The black and white film is grainy, distorted, somewhat charming in its gritting vintage appeal, but its import is unmistakably bleak: This is the Great Depression in all its squalor, heartbreak, fear and… Continue reading

Second novel earns Hunt the Bard Fiction Prize

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ANNANDALE – Novelist Samantha Hunt has received the annual Bard Fiction Prize for 2010. The prize, established in 2001 by Bard College to encourage and support promising young fiction writers, consists of a… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Rotary & The Dictionary Project

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 At 1:45pm on the afternoon of Monday, October 19, 2009, an extraordinary event will be taking place at Rhinebeck’s Chancellor Livingston Elementary School. At a special assembly, the Rhinebeck Rotary club will be… Continue reading

2-day conference on globalization and financial crisis at Bard College

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The Burden of Our Times: The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis” takes place in Olin Hall on the Bard College campus. Admission is free to most events. Call 845-758-7745,    Read On:… Continue reading

EXPERIENCE A HORRIFIC HALLOWEEN IN DUTCHESS COUNTY! 2009

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Dutchess County is home to three awe-inspiring haunted attractions, two designed by professional artists that rival any commercial display in the country. Imagine Studios’ Kevin McCurdy creates the first two haunted theme parks,… Continue reading

Sheep and Wool Family Festival

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October 17th & 18th, 2009 Saturday 9AM-6PM Sunday 10AM-5PM A true showcase for one of Dutchess County’s first (and still viable) industries, the Sheep and Wool Family Festival is now in its 37th… Continue reading

Rhinebeck chamber fundraiser set for Oct. 23

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RHINEBECK — The Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce will present the annual fundraiser “Cocktails at Sunset” from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 23 at The Rhinecliff on Grinnell Street in Rhinecliff. Classical guitarist… Continue reading

Volunteer spreads creativity to incarcerated women

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Pam Wright retired two years ago from a job helping people in the criminal justice system rebuild their lives. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009910120317

Dutchess nurse fights state’s flu vaccine mandate

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This fall, New York became the first state to require most doctors, nurses and health care aides to get a vaccine for both the seasonal flu and the H1N1 virus, commonly called swine… Continue reading

Democrats field outstanding ticket

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Letter to the editor As a registered Democrat living in Rhinebeck, I naturally intend to vote for our slate of candidates in the upcoming November election. However, I want to single out Gina… Continue reading

Red Hook Police issue suspicious person alert!

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The suspicious man was said to be driving a dark blue four-door vehicle with silver stripe running down the side, which many be a Subaru or similar style vehicle. Red Hook Police Department… Continue reading

Rhinebeck High opens new auditorium

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Rhinebeck High School’s new auditorium opens October 10th  –  7:30 p.m. Rhinebeck High School, 45 North Park, Rhinebeck DETAILS: The new Rhinebeck High School auditorium will open with a performance by Comedy Straight… Continue reading

Red Hook police seek driver after encounter with girl, 13

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RED HOOK — Police say a motorist who approached a 13-year-old girl in the village of Red Hook Thursday afternoon and asked for directions to Millbrook may be the same man who is… Continue reading

Fairgrounds takes in tons of e-waste

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RHINEBECK – Individuals and businesses from all over the Hudson Valley came to turn in more than 78,000 pounds of old electronic devices during the Electronics Take-Back Days program hosted by The Dutchess… Continue reading

Rhinecliff Resident Found

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Missing woman found after spending cold, wet night outdoors http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/10/08/blotter/doc4ace8713ef67a937106854.txt Just so everyone knows – NANCY was found safe by the state police and their K-9 Bloodhound Suzie Yesterday at about 11am –… Continue reading

BOARD OF EDUCATION ADOPTS GOALS FOR 2009-10

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At their meeting on September 21, 2009, the Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education finalized and adopted its goals for the 2009-10 school year. The goals are as follows: Read On: http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=38863

Incumbent Rhinebeck highway chief faces challenge

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RHINEBECK — Democratic incumbent town Highway Superintendent Kathy Kinsella is being challenged in a bid for a third two-year term by Republican town Councilman Bruce Washburn. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/10/08/news/doc4acd60294b498239870213.txt

Rhinebeck hospital offers free lectures

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Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck will host free lectures in the Lower Level Conference Room Oct. 13 and 14. Both lectures begin at 6:30 p.m Registration is required. Call 1-877-729-2444. The Oct. 13… Continue reading

Kaatsbaan International Dance Center

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Kaatsbaan is a nonprofit, professional creative residence and performance facility situated on a 153-acre historic site in Tivoli, NY.  Founded in 1990, it provides dance companies, choreographers, composers, set designers and all dance… Continue reading

October 13, 2009 Preliminary Town of Rhinebeck Town Board Agenda

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*Announcements* October 20th at 6:00 Basketball sign ups in Town Hall October 22nd from 10-12 Flu Clinic and Pneumonia shots at Dutchess County Fairgrounds October 24th winter basketball starts at Rhinebeck  High School… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Antiques Fair

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October 10 & 11, 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

Two run for Rhinebeck supervisor

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RHINEBECK — A run by incumbent Supervisor Thomas Traudt, a Republican, to win a second two-year term is being challenged by first-time Democratic candidate Elizabeth Spinzia. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2009/10/06/news/doc4aca993f6021a726028491.txt