Monthly Archive: January, 2010

Pancake breakfast Feb 7th

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Pancake breakfast – American Legion Hall, 30 Mill St., Rhinebeck. 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 7. Breakfast sponsored by Boy Scout Troop No. 128. Menu features pancakes, sausage, eggs, toast and beverage. Tickets range from… Continue reading

ZUMBA GOLD

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TOWN OF RHINEBECK RECREATION Presents ZUMBA GOLDStarting Saturdays January 23 to March 20th (NO class February 13th) Rhinebeck Town Hall 10:30 – 11:30 AM INSTRUCTOR:  Mary Beth Perfas $50.00/8 week session OR drop-in… Continue reading

TOWN OF RHINEBECK PLANNING BOARD

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OWN OF RHINEBECK PLANNING BOARD REGULAR MEETING AGENDA MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010 PLANNING BOARD BUSINESS SESSION Confirmation of, or Consideration of Modifications in, Meeting Agenda  Review and Consideration of Acceptance of Minutes of… Continue reading

AARP offers free assistance in preparing income tax forms

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KINGSTON — AARP volunteers in Ulster and Dutchess counties will provide free tax-preparation assistance for low- to moderate-income taxpayers. Beneficiaries do not need to be a member of AARP or a retiree. Electronic… Continue reading

Local blood drives scheduled

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  The blood shortage is continuing. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. A photo identification is usually required. Blood can be… Continue reading

Snowed-out test takers must wait until June

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MANY AREA students who were scheduled to take state Regents exams in algebra, chemistry and physics Thursday afternoon will have to wait until June because of snow-related closings and early dismissals. Regents exams… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Post Office gets five-star rating

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RHINEBECK — The Rhinebeck Post Office has been give a five-star rating as part of the U.S. Postal Service’s 5 Star Customer Service Program. Ratings are based on surveys conducted by the Gallup… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school board mulls aid cut as it starts budget work

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RHINEBECK — School district trustees on Tuesday began the 2010-11 budget process by reviewing a proposed $258,998 cut in aid under the budget presented by Gov. David Paterson for approval by state lawmakers.… Continue reading

State seeks responses to estuary plan

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THE STATE Department of Environmental Conservation will take written comments through Feb. 22 on its revised five-year plan to protect Hudson River estuaries in 10 counties along the river between New York City… Continue reading

4th Starr Library Benefit January 30th 2010

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Save the date! The Fourth Starr Library Benefit will be held on Saturday, January 30, from 6:00 to 8:00 at the Library. We will have wonderful Hors D’oeuvres by Gigi Hudson Valley, classical… Continue reading

Genuine Hudson Valley Art for Half-Price!

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 Visit the Gazen Gallery in Rhinebeck, where they are having their first ever Half-Price Event! From now until February 8th, selected merchandise from a variety of Hudson Valley artists will sell for half… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Area Dog Lovers (RADL) are walking with dogs!

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I am a local dog trainer. I created Rhinebeck Area Dog Lovers (RADL) because I feel there is a huge dog community here and we all have a lot to offer to each… Continue reading

Carbon monoxide detectors required

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RHINEBECK — The Rhinebeck Fire Department has issued an advisory regarding a new state law that will require carbon monoxide detectors be used in residences effective Feb. 22. Carbon monoxide detectors will be… Continue reading

Exchange program sets benefit dinner

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RHINEBECK: The Rhinebeck-Rheinbach Exchange Program will hold its eighth annual “Hearts Across the Table” dinner and silent auction on Feb. 6 at 6:15 p.m. at the Father Brogan Center on Mulberry Street. Dinner… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Reformed Church is a hub in the community

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In a town saturated with rich tradition and numerous historical buildings, one structure has stood tall over the southern entrance to Rhinebeck for over 200 years, greeting visitors as they enter and reminding… Continue reading

Hudson Valley goes to Sundance

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The Mid-Hudson Valley has always had a streak of film independence, but it’s even more manifest today, as four films with local ties make their Sundance Film Festival debuts this weekend. The films… Continue reading

Release of PCBs during dredging much worse that expected

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ALBANY — Dredging a portion of the upper Hudson River released almost 25 times more PCBs into the water than expected, General Electric said Thursday in calling for changes in performance standards before… Continue reading

LOST DOG… MALE WHITE & GOLDEN TAN SHETLAND SHEEPDOG

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Walliace Lost on 1-10-10 Center Road – Town of Clinton IF SIGHTED OR FOUND PLEASE CALL OR TEXT 845-475-4754

Cruise through Rhinebeck for fun night out

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Rhinebeck’s quaint blocks are in perfect proximity to each other, making it easy to stroll from place to place, even on blustery evenings. This charming town was the site of my 26th birthday’s… Continue reading

Final Quadricentennial exhibit closing soon

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RHINEBECK — An art exhibit that concludes a yearlong celebration in the region to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson’s journey up the river that bears his name will close Jan. 25.… Continue reading

Registration for the 2010 baseball and softball season will open on 1/19/10 and end on 3/1/10.

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Registration for the 2010 baseball and softball season will open on 1/19/10 and end on 3/1/10. Please register within this time period.We may have an in person registration for the 2010 season, the… Continue reading

JANUARY 25, 2010 TOWN OF RHINEBECK TOWN BOARD AGENDA

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Recreation, Rhinecliff Advisory and Community Center Visioning Center Committees all looking for new members  Contact Town Clerk’s Office. BUSINESS Hire Robert Ackert, Leroy Carley, Kevin Espie, Ed Link, Raymond Naile, Eva Steward, and… Continue reading

Election in village set for March 16th, 2010

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RHINEBECK — The village election will be held on March 16. Voting will be from noon to 9 p.m. in the Rhinebeck Town Hall, 80 E. Market St Village residents must be registered… Continue reading

Sen. Gillibrand presses for casinos

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BETHEL — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand told local business and community leaders on Friday that she supports the creation of Indian-run casinos in Sullivan County and said she has asked Interior Secretary Ken… Continue reading

Dutchess County Red Cross

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American Red Cross is currently not accepting volunteers to travel to Haiti. If you would like to  volunteer for the American Red Cross, please consider becoming a local volunteer.Click here for a Dutchess… Continue reading

Rhinebeck shopping incentive announced

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Two stores in the Village of Rhinebeck have teamed up to offer patrons a free cup of coffee or snack. Winter Sun & Summer Moon and The Rhinebeck Department Store announced that shoppers… Continue reading

Haiti Relief ~

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Haiti Earthquake Relief Help UNICEF’s Relief Work in Haiti. 100% of Donation Supports Victims. http://www.unicefusa.org/?gclid=CIrnhZPtqJ8CFWpd5QodkgQd1A  Care–  Haiti Earthquake Victims Help us bring relief to victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Learn more my.… Continue reading

“Women of Note” Concert to Benefit Family of Jerrice Baptiste in Haiti

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Monday, January 25th 2010 The Rhinecliff Hotel 6p – 10p Please join these wonderful performers for this Benefit Concert *Bar Scott *Mary Courtney *Abby Lappen *Rebecca Martin *Kelleigh McKenzie *Gail Ann Dorsey WKZE… Continue reading

Snow Ordinance 2010

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PUBLIC NOTICE SNOW ORDINANCE prohibits overnight parking on the Rhinebeck Village Streets between the hours of 12:01 am and 6:00 am from November 15, 2009 through March 31, 2010.  Offenders will be issued… Continue reading

School district aims to avoid classroom controversies

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RHINEBECK — The school district is reviewing how a policy that encourages students to investigate various academic positions also can help prevent confrontations over strong opinions when such issues as global warming are… Continue reading