Monthly Archive: February, 2010

Hospital to host Healthy Heart Lecture

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RHINEBECK: Northern Dutchess Hospital will host its annual Healthy Heart Lecture and Luncheon noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 24 in the hospital cafeteria conference room. Medtronic, an international company that uses technology to… Continue reading

Healthy Rhinebeck

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Alzheimer’s support group – The Thompson House, 6525 Spring Brook Ave., Rhinebeck. 6 p.m.Family support group meets second Monday of month. Free, but registration is required. Call 845-471-2655. http://www.alz.org/hudsonvalley. Zumba class – Northern… Continue reading

4 forums to address region’s concerns

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A consortium of government, school and nonprofit agencies in northern Dutchess County will hold a series of public meetings this year on issues affecting the region, the group has announced. The four sessions… Continue reading

Feds, GE will seek changes in next Hudson dredging phase

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Hudson Valley environmental advocates say preliminary results from the first phase of the Hudson River dredging project prove what they have insisted all along: The massive cleanup is necessary. The fact that they… Continue reading

Announcing the 1st Annual BLUE JEAN BALL AND AUCTION

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Rhinebeck Interact Club sets out to raise funds for Disaster Relief in Haiti and The Nicaragua Project   Saturday, March 6th, 2010 6 to 10 pm Church of the Messiah Parish Hall 6436… Continue reading

Tracy Dows, Community Organizer

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by Paul Schaefer Rhinebeck is like no other small town in the Hudson Valley. There is an aura surrounding this town that I’m not sure its citizens see from within the village limits.… Continue reading

FROM RHINEBECK AREA DOG LOVERS:Valentine’s Day Walk

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Do something truly romantic and bring your sweetie-pie to the Rhinebeck Area Dog Lovers (join us on Facebook) Valentine’s Day group dog walk up Burger Hill this week. Meet at 10 AM on… Continue reading

Hudson Valley Footwear is partnering with Soles 4 Souls

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Hudson Valley Footwear is partnering with Soles 4 Souls to donate shoes for HAITI Donate new shoes or gently worn and receive 15% off a shoe purchase. http://www.soles4souls.org/ Hudson Valley Footwear 3 East… Continue reading

Child development check-up – Morton Memorial Library

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Child development check-up – Morton Memorial Library, 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff. 10 a.m. to noon Feb. 18. A development check-up program for parents and their children. Parents can make an appointment to have… Continue reading

Energy-efficient appliance swap starts today

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The “Great Appliance Swap-Out” starts today. Retailers across New York State are taking your old appliances and handing out rebates worth anywhere from $50 to $555 to be used on new equipment. The… Continue reading

Newburgh girl ready to take Olympic ice

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Ksenia Makarova, a 17-year-old student at Newburgh Free Academy, is a figure skater on the Russian Olympic team. Makarova has been looking forward to the opening ceremony since she qualified for the team.… Continue reading

Outside

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Great Backyard Bird Count – Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site, Val-Kill parking lot, Hyde Park. 10 a.m. Feb. 14. Take part in the Great Backyard Bird Count with the National Audubon Society. Help… Continue reading

Communication is key to overcoming difficulties in a long-term partnership

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Two people meet and fall in love. They make a commitment to navigate life as partners and proceed toward what they envision as a perfect, fairy-tale ending. Then they have children. Or run… Continue reading

Rhinebeck village planners set agenda

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RHINEBECK – The village Planning Board has announced the following agenda for its meeting at 7:30 p.m. TuesdayFeb 16th in the Village Hall, 76 E. Market St. • Puccini Restaurant Corp./Ulrich Building, 22 Garden… Continue reading

Kaatsbaan to host a staged reading

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TIVOLI — Kaatsbaan International Dance Center will present a staged reading of “Dollface” at 4 p.m. Sunday February 14th 2010 The musical comedy started at New York Stage and Film’s Powerhouse Theater at… Continue reading

Love, Wine and Chocolate

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For wine-loving locavores, Millbrook Vineyards and Winery, in Dutchess County, has a Valentine’s Day gift that might be more welcome than the usual heart-shaped box of chocolates. Read On:www.nytimes.com/2010/02/07/nyregion/07qbitewe.html?scp=1&sq=rhinebeck&st=cse

Rhinebeck planners set special meeting

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RHINEBECK — The town Planning Board will hold a special meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Town Hall, 80 E. Market St. The board will continue review of the minor subdivision applications of Harry… Continue reading

Family fun on the cheap

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• If you love reading and a good deal, check out the Starr Library Lovers Book Sale. The sale will offer hardcover fiction and nonfiction titles starting at 50 cents. Kids’ books start… Continue reading

Magic show coming to Rhinebeck center

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RHINEBECK: The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck will host a family magic and comedy show with Frank Monaco 11 a.m. Feb. 13. Monaco combines magic and comedy in this fast-paced show. Tickets… Continue reading

Rhinebeck library raises $20,000 for children’s programs

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Starr Library in Rhinebeck raised $20,000 at its recent benefit, which was attended by about 225 guests. The money will be used to purchase CDs and DVDs, and to fund children’s programs. For… Continue reading

Rhinebeck tax exemptions outlined

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RHINEBECK — Town officials on Monday reviewed common property tax exemptions that have March 1 deadlines and are considered to be underutilized by residents. The informational meeting was conducted by town Supervisor Tom… Continue reading

Upstate Films leases Tinker Street Cinema

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WOODSTOCK — The Tinker Street Cinema will reopen Friday under new management, as well as a fresh coat of paint and perhaps some new carpeting. The theater will be run under the umbrella… Continue reading

Paramedics sponsor defensive driving class

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RHINEBECK – Northern Dutchess Paramedics will offer a six-hour defensive driving class from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 13 at 3 Hook Road. The course is recognized by the state Department of… Continue reading

RHINEBECK ROTARY HOSTS COUNCIL ON ADDICTION PREVENTION AND EDUCATION OF DUTCHESS COUNTY, INC.

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Rhinebeck, New York… Rhinebeck Rotary, known for its “service above self” motto, recently hosted Elaine Trumpetto, M.A., who is the Executive Director from the Council on Addiction Prevention and Education of Dutchess County,… Continue reading

Side by Side by Schubert’ will be a benefit for center

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“Side by Side by Schubert,” a concert of 20th century piano music featuring Paul and JoAnne Schubert will take place Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at The Center for… Continue reading

Real Property Tax Exemption Information Forum~February 8th

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The Town of Rhinebeck Supervisor Tom Traudt will hold a Information Forum at the Rhinebeck  Town Hall, 80 E. Market Street on Monday, February 8th at 7:00 pm to discuss the various tax… Continue reading

Free daily public access now allowed at Montgomery Place

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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON — Historic Hudson Valley officials say pledges of $675,000 over five years from unidentified philanthropists will allow free daily public access to Montgomery Place grounds and increase the number of paid tours… Continue reading

STAR petition

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In case you are not yet aware.  Governor Patterson abolished the STAR property tax rebate program.  Below is a link to sign a petition to re-instate it. If you feel the need… Please take a few… Continue reading

Punxsutawney Phil predicts 6 more weeks of winter

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (AP) — The groundhog has spoken. And it’s bad news. Punxsutawney (puhnk-suh-TAW’-nee) Phil has emerged to see his shadow before chilly revelers in Pennsylvania, meaning winter will last another six weeks.… Continue reading

Woman called in false prescriptions

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RHINEBECK — A Rhinebeck woman faces a number of charges after she impersonated a doctor and called in phony prescriptions for painkillers to the CVS Pharmacy on East Market Street, village police said.… Continue reading