Monthly Archive: January, 2010

Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert

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January 13, 2010 Washington D.C. FBI National Press Office (202) 324-3691 Haitian Earthquake Relief Fraud Alert The FBI today reminds Internet users who receive appeals to donate money in the aftermath of Tuesday’s… Continue reading

FDR retreat broke ground in access

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While Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Springwood mansion and Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill stone cottage receive thousands of visitors each year, many people aren’t even aware of a third home in Hyde Park called Top Cottage.… Continue reading

Council OKs consultant for ferry study

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KINGSTON — The Common Council Tuesday night gave permission to Mayor James Sottile to hire a consultant to study the feasibility of having year-round ferry service at the waterfront. The council unanimously gave… Continue reading

The Palatine Farmstead

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The Palatine Farmstead, located at the historic center of Old Rhinebeck on the Post Road, is one of only a small number of surviving structures built by first generation Palatine immigrants in the… Continue reading

“Jesus Christ Superstar”

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The center will present the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical, “Jesus Christ Superstar.” $22, $20 seniors/students CALL: (845) 876-3080. -ONLINE: http://www.centerforperformingarts.org. Jan, 16th -17th- Jan. 22, 23, 29 and 30 at… Continue reading

Town Board Meeting Agenda Jan – 2010

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****01-11-10 Town Board Meeting Agenda ****Town Highway Department 2010 Winter Newsletter ****Growing Older in Rhinebeck Newsletter and Calendar of Events to view:  [ http://www.rhinebeck-ny.gov/ ]

Rhinebeck announces scholar athletes

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RHINEBECK — Stephen Boucher, athletic director at Rhinebeck High School, has announced that 41 students have been named members of the Mid-Hudson Athletic League All Academic Team. The members of the MHAL All… Continue reading

Film makes all the difference

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The producer and director of a film that addresses the challenges and gifts of teens with a high-functioning form of autism sat in her seat at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck last November wondering… Continue reading

Kaatsbaan center wins back 53 acres

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TIVOLI — A court ruling has allowed the Kaatsbaan International Dance Center to reclaim more than 50 acres it lost amid financial problems in 2006, but a member of the center’s board says… Continue reading

Healthy New Year 2010!

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Mom to Mom breastfeeding support – Northern Dutchess Hospital, Route 9, Rhinebeck. Jan. 8, 15, 22, 29. 11 a.m. Weekly get-together for new moms 845-871-3365 Alzheimer’s support group – The Thompson House, 6525… Continue reading

Winter Fun! 2010

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Ideas on where to go and what to do! Read On: http://www.hvnet.com/features/winter/index.htm Saratoga – Whether you are looking for a romantic weekend getaway, a girlfriends getaway to shop and go to the spas, or just time… Continue reading

Star Library – Brain Games

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Starr Library programs for Seniors include our weekly Brain Games on Wednesday at 1:00. With puzzles, word games and ideas to make you think, Brain Games will help keep your mind young. Other… Continue reading

Morton Memorial Library and Community House

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Meet Your New Year’s Goals for 2010 ~ Lose WeightMid-Hudson Library System Mid-Hudson Library System Pay Off Debt Save Money Get a Better Job Get Fit Eat Right Get a Better Education Drink Less… Continue reading

Tessera Quartet performs in Rhinebeck

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Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society Series Sunday January 10th 4 p.m. Church of the Messiah, Montgomery Street, Route 9, Rhinebeck The Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society Series will present a performance by the Tessera Quartet featuring works… Continue reading

Brake failure causes plane to go off runway at Dutchess airport

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WAPPINGERS FALLS — A single-engine prop plane skidded off the runway today at the Dutchess County Airport. The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office said they were dispatched to the airport in the Town of… Continue reading

Cocoon Theatre will host open house

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WHAT: Open house WHEN: Saturday January 9th, 12pm WHERE: Cocoon Theatre, 6384 Mill St., Rhinebeck DETAILS: Cocoon Theatre will have an open house with scenes from its 2009 productions. HOW MUCH: Free CALL:… Continue reading

Food for thought – Wall Street and Washington

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Greetings to all my friends in Upstate New York. As many of you know I’ve been in Washington working on a project to help bring tansparency to the efforts of Congress as they… Continue reading

Film commission turning heads

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A “brutal” economy forced the Hudson Valley Film Commission to put on its first fund-raiser last summer, but despite financial challenges, director Laurent Rejto’s passion for film remains strong as the non-profit enters… Continue reading

Hogs Bridge work on hold in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK — Town officials will wait about two months before resuming work on Hogs Bridge after winter weather forced delays. Officials said during a Town Board meeting Tuesday that there will not be… Continue reading