Monthly Archive: March, 2010

Marshall Crenshaw plays for a cause

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Golden Globe-nominated recording artist Marshall Crenshaw will make his second appearance at Whale of a Concert and Auction at the Chancellor Livingston Elementary School in Rhinebeck. The event will be held from 3-6… Continue reading

City farming project has seeds for sale

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The Poughkeepsie Farm Project’s City Seeds Community Seed Project is making seeds grown in the city available to the public The seeds are available free to educational and nonprofit groups, for distribution to… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in April ~ 2010

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52nd Annual Landsman Kill Stocking Club Fishing Contest FISHING CONTEST  STOCKING DAY Open to all Rhinebeck Central School District Children ages 12 to under 16 12:30 pm Saturday, April 10th Meet at the… Continue reading

School budget update

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Budget Update Community In Support of Public Education April 5, 2010 We hope everyone had a wonderful spring break.  Just before break, on Tuesday, March 23, Rhinebeck’s Board of Education reviewed a second… Continue reading

Rhinebeck 2010 Summer Recreation Brochure

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Down the Stretch We Come!

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Second Annual Spring Celebration A Kentucky Derby Party   Saturday, May 1, 2010 Grasmere Estate 29 Mill Rd., Rhinebeck 5pm – 9pm   Take a chance on your favorite horse at the Derby… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school budget shrinks; more cuts possible

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RHINEBECK — The Board of Education has trimmed the proposed 2010-11 Rhinebeck school district budget to $28.83 million, bringing the projected tax levy increase to 9.29 percent. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/03/28/news/doc4baedce482f59478958570.txt

Ongoing Fitness Classes Rhinebeck

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Laughter Club meets – Starr Library, 68 W Market St, Rhinebeck. 10:30 a.m. March 31. Meeting of the Rhinebeck Laughter Club led by Liz Morfea, a certified laughter yoga leader. The club is… Continue reading

Paint Your Heart Out! Laugh Your Socks Off!

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Sunday April 11th  2:00pm – 4:30pm  Starr Library  68 West Market Street  Rhinebeck Join us for a workshop designed to lift your spirit and recharge you with greater creativity and joy! Experience health-beneficial,… Continue reading

Local crew teams hit the water

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Local crew teams prepare for the upcoming season by getting their athletes to cope with the weather The recent heavy rains allowed the local crew teams to get out on the river earlier… Continue reading

Earth Hour 2010!

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Turn out your light, show support In 2009 hundreds of millions of people around the world showed their support by turning off their lights for one hour. Earth Hour 2010 will continue to… Continue reading

Found a rabid possum in the yard!

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Heads up! Found a rabid possum in the yard yesterday. If you have been bitten, scratched or have had contact with the saliva of an animal that you believe is rabid, wash the… Continue reading

Spring Egg Hunt

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Town of Rhinebeck presents  Spring Egg Hunt   Date is  Saturday March 27th beginning at 10am at the Rec Park    (behind the library)   There will be egg hunts for various ages,… Continue reading

Ag Society offers scholarship in Dutchess County

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The Dutchess County Agricultural Society is accepting scholarship applications from Dutchess County high school students seeking a degree in agriculture, horticulture, human ecology or a related field. The Society awards one $8,000 scholarship… Continue reading

More to do in March 2010

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Saturday Morning Family Series – Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck, Route 308, Rhinebeck. 11 a.m. March 27. Magic show with magician Margaret Steele. Tickets for any of the Saturday Morning Family Series… Continue reading

Wilderstein sets volunteer training

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RHINEBECK: Wilderstein Historic Site is seeking volunteers to conduct tours, work in the gift shop, maintain the site’s landscape and more. All are welcome to attend the orientation meeting for new and returning… Continue reading

Police charge man with criminal mischief

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RHINEBECK — Police charged a Connecticut man with criminal mischief after he allegedly kicked out the back window of a Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office’s patrol car while he was being held for questioning.… Continue reading

Power line would run under Hudson River

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THE HUDSON River Valley is being eyed yet again as a route for high-powered transmission lines that would bring much-needed electricity to the New York City metropolitan area. Transmission Developers Inc. has proposed… Continue reading

State Rejects Plan on Spinning Off Indian Pt. Reactors

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ALBANY (AP) — State utility regulators on Thursday rejected a plan by the Entergy Corporation to spin off its six nuclear power stations, including three in New York, into a separate company. Read… Continue reading

Census on the web!

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ALBANY (AP) — Census estimates released Tuesday show growth in the New York City region over the last decade and a continuing exodus from some upstate areas. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that… Continue reading

The Green: “Bonds, Bonds, Bonds” A word from David J. Albahary, CFP®

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In real estate there are three magic words, “location, location, location.” Investors in financial markets, when looking for safety, covet their own magic words, “bonds, bonds, bonds.” This seems to be a panacea… Continue reading

SIRIUS PLAY Dog Training Now offering day AND evening classes

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SIRIUS PLAY Dog Training Now offering day AND evening classes @ Pause Dog Boutique in the Village of Rhinebeck. Spring 2010 Schedule All training is reward-based and FUN!  Small class sizes and LOTS… Continue reading

BUDGET ALERT~Rhinebeck Central Schools

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BUDGET ALERT Community In Support of Public Education March 21, 2010 Rhinebeck’s board of education continues to work on cutting over a million dollars from the budget for the next school year.  See… Continue reading

Opus 40 for sale…

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Opus 40 has an asking price of $3.5 million. Town of Saugerties supervisor Greg Helsmoortel says his small town 100 miles north of New York City can’t afford to buy it. Read On:… Continue reading

40th Anniversary HV Earth Day Celebration ~ April 24th and 25th 2010

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It’s the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day – Come Celebrate, Learn About and Do For the Planet at the Hudson Valley 40th Anniversary Earth Day April 24th and 25th at the Dutchess County… Continue reading

Join the Bridge Club! March 23rd

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10 a.m. Rhinebeck Bridge Club, Church of the Messiah, 47 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck. For information Diane Martini, (845) 795-1096

House OKs Hudson park study

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The House of Representatives has passed a bill that would authorize the National Park Service to study whether the Hudson River Valley should become part of the National Park system. Read more: http://www.timesunion.com/AspStories/story.asp?storyID=913485#ixzz0ip5CtkLM

Rhinebeck Crew Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction

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 March 20Th 5pm -8pm Father Brogan Center Rhinebeck $12 Adult $10 for Seniors & Children under 12~ Take a trip over & see if we have any tickets left for tonight’s dinner or… Continue reading

52nd Annual Landsman Kill Stocking Club Fishing Contest

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FISHING CONTEST  STOCKING DAY Open to all Rhinebeck Central School District Children ages 12 to under 16 12:30 pm Saturday, April 10th Meet at the Rhinebeck High School Bring your own plastic bucket… Continue reading

MARCH 22, 2010 PRELIMINARY TOWN OF RHINEBECK TOWN BOARD AGENDA

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CALL TO ORDER at 6:45 ~ ANNOUNCEMENTS Applications available for Task Force Committee for Climate Smart Committee.  Contact Town Clerk’s Office  March 27th – 10 a.m. Spring Egg Hunt at Thompson Mazzarella Park… Continue reading