Monthly Archive: April, 2010

Mother’s Day Walk~Rhinebeck Area Dog Lovers (RADL)

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What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than joining Rhinebeck Area Dog Lovers for our weekly outing at Poets Walk. http://www.scenichudson.org/whatyoucando/visitourparks/poetswalk Meet in the parking lot at 10:30 on Sunday. Leashed dog, poop… Continue reading

Congratulations Rhinebeck Hawks!

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  CONGRATULATIONS Rhinebeck Hawks Varsity Softball! CHAMPIONS of the Amelio Memorial Tournament   in Pine Plains on Saturday, defeating Pine Plains 5-3 in the prelim, and Red Hook 5-0 in the final!   … Continue reading

Rhinebeck : A note from Community In Support of Public Education

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Passing the 2010-11 budget will preserve core programs and reasonable class sizes.  You may not think cuts are great news for kids, but voting “no” will be even worse.  Scroll down for a… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in May, 2010

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Friday April 30th – May 2nd   SWAP MEET & CAR SHOWS Friday: @ Noon Swap Meet Starts Saturday: Rods & Customs Sport Compacts/Pickups Sunday: Antiques & Classics Craft Building All Weekend http://rhinebeckcarshow.com… Continue reading

Brush Disposal

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Stone Church Road – next to Transfer Station May 1st, May 8th , May 15th and May 29th 9:00 am to 1 pm.

Tree planting May 1st 2010, ~9am

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9 a.m. Rhinebeck Village Tree Planting, meet Dutchess County Fairgrounds parking lot Mulberry and Platt Avenue, Rhinebeck. Free. (845) 876-7462.

Central Hudson plans to ‘recover’ storm costs

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The utility will eventually try to recover February’s huge storm costs from ratepayers, its chief executive said Tuesday, but he dismissed as “speculation” any talk that a special surcharge would be the method.… Continue reading

High school rowing: Triangulars set for this weekend

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Rhinebeck coach Rich Humphrey and his crew team will have their hands full this weekend as they prepare for the state championships. “We’ve had three competitions on this weekend for four years in… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school budget proposal has staff, program cuts

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RHINEBECK — Voters next month will be asked to weigh in on a $27,762,185 school spending plan that carries cuts to both staff and programming, as well as a tax levy increase of… Continue reading

Rhinebeck seventh-graders propose reduced carbon footprint

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RHINEBECK  Trustees are considering a request from five seventh-grade students to use lunch trays made from processed sugarcane and make bus passes smaller as ways to reduce the district’s carbon footprint. Read On:… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school administrators give back part of pay.

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RHINEBECK — School district trustees on Tuesday agreed to accept a donation of about $21,000 offered by the six-member Rhinebeck Administrators Association representing the return of two percent of base salary during 2010-11.… Continue reading

Just in case you were wondering… Helpful link.

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SeeThroughNY – giving New Yorkers a clearer view of how their state and local tax dollars are spent. This site is sponsored by the Empire Center for New York State Policy, part of… Continue reading

Rhinebeck assessment Grievance Day ~ May 25th

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May 25th is Grievance Day 9 am – 12 noon, 1 – 4 pm, and 6 – 8pm at Town Hall Open Book in the Assessors Office Town of Rhinebeck Town Hall, 80… Continue reading

School tax levy rises 3.99% in Rhinebeck budget

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RHINEBECK — A $27.76 million Rhinebeck school budget proposal that would increase the district property tax levy by 3.99 percent will go to voters May 18. The Board of Education last week adopted… Continue reading

Benedictine emergency room closing midnight Tuesday

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KINGSTON — State Health Department officials have granted final approval to the second phase of Kingston Hospital’s emergency room expansion, paving the way for the closure of Benedictine Hospital’s emergency facility, an official… Continue reading

Many inspection reports go unread, State admits

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School districts send reports on the condition of each building to Albany every year. It’s the law. Most go unread, according to the state Education Department. “We don’t have the resources to look… Continue reading

Learn “la bella lingua” in Rhinebeck

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April 28*, May 5, 12, 19, 26, June 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Classes begin  this week April 28th.  The cost will be $20/class for a minimum commitment of eight weeks.  Please contact me… Continue reading

“Young at Art” May 1 – May 27, 2010 – Montgomery Row

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Montgomery Row Second Level  6423 Montgomery Street (Route 9) in Rhinebeck “Young at Art” A Group Exhibit  By Rhinebeck Central High School and Bulkeley Middle School Students  May 1 – May 27, 2010… Continue reading

The Rhinecliff Cancer Benefit

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“Team Murray”  at the The Rhinecliff Hotel Friday, April 30th at 6PM? Upstairs with a live band, incredible raffle, and past hors- d’oeuvres. All proceeds shall benefit the American Cancer Society! Pre-sale tickets… Continue reading

Autism Walk draws hundreds to Dutchess County Fairgrounds

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RHINEBECK — The parent of an autistic child might say the conditions of Sunday’s Hudson Valley Autism Walk and Expo at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds were symbolic of the unpredictability of life with… Continue reading

Northern Dutchess Sports Site!

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Rhinebeck Crew is strong at Spackenkill Regatta (2010-04-24) http://www.northerndutchesssports.com/index.php Rhinebeck boats excel at Spackenkill Regatta http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/04/26/sports/doc4bd51ac1603a9643791970.txt

Rhinebeck’s tasty fundraiser nets $15,000

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RHINEBECK: The Taste of Rhinebeck annual benefit raised almost $15,000 for the Northern Dutchess Hospital Foundation The April 20 event featured food and drink from 27 Rhinebeck establishments and drew a crowd of… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school reminds residents to register to vote

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RHINEBECK: The Rhinebeck Central School District budget vote and election to the Board of Education will be May 18. Residents must be registered either with the Dutchess County Board of Elections or personally… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Car Show & Swap Meet ~ 4/30 – 5/2 , 2010

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The Swap Meet at Rhinebeck has been a favorite among car collectors from all over the Northeast for years. Our objective is to make this the most vendor friendly Swap Meet around. There… Continue reading

School Board Adopts Proposed 2010-11 Budget for Voter Consideration on May 18, 2010

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On May 18, 2010, the community’s registered voters will have the opportunity to vote on the 2010-11 proposed budget, as well as on the election of individuals to fill three expired seats on… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Dollars for Scholars Seeks Assistance to Benefit the Class of 2010

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The Rhinebeck Chapter of the Dollars for Scholars a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit is seeking the community’s assistance again this year to provide scholarships to college-bound members of Rhinebeck High School Class of 2010. For… Continue reading

Train station set to move to fairgrounds

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PLEASANT VALLEY — The town’s historic train station is on track to become one of the attractions at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20104210327

Omega Institute kicks off season

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 The Omega Institute for Holistic Studies sprawls across 195 acres in northern Dutchess County and offers a variety of programming dedicated to wellness, personal growth and rejuvenation. Read On:www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20104210318

Welcome back Natalie!

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The Return of Natalie Merchant: The acclaimed songstress (and Dutchess County resident) chats with music editor Peter Aaron about “Leave Your  Sleep,” her first studio release (due out April 6) since 2003’s “The… Continue reading

Public comment extended for Phase 1 Evaluation Reports on Hudson River dredging

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WASHINGTON – In response to requests from the public, EPA  decided to provide the public with additional time to submit comments on an addendum being prepared by EPA with respect to the Agency’s… Continue reading