Monthly Archive: June, 2010

Police probe Northern Dutchess vehicle break-ins

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RHINEBECK - State police are urging drivers to lock their vehicles and secure their valuables following a rash of car break-ins. Investigator William Popow said there have been about six break-ins over the past two… Continue reading

Landmark journey

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That’s what Hannah Siebold, a 22-year old Rhinebeck resident, and her mom, Ellen, were doing prior to her departure to Sierra Leone on June 1. Located in West Africa, it’s a country that… Continue reading

Chef is a believer in eating local

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Instead of becoming an engineer, he switched gears, going to culinary school and opening his first restaurant in West Hurley, Ulster County. In 2003, he decided to shake things up by moving the… Continue reading

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome opens today!

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The 2010 season runs through October 17th, with  AIR-SHOWS every SATURDAY and SUNDAY, weather permitting Read On: http://www.oldrhinebeck.org/

A three-day long 4th of July Celebration at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds!

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 Duchess County Fair Grounds A three-day long 4th of July Celebration at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds! Friday July 2nd, there will be 2 Professional Rodeos @ 5 and 8 pm with fireworks at… Continue reading

Independence Day Events in and around Rhinebeck

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Come Celebrate an Old Fashioned Independence Day at  Clermont State Historic Site ~ Sunday, July 4th, 1pm – 7pm & Monday, July 5th, 8pm – 10pm On Sunday and Monday, July 4th and… Continue reading

BALLOON FESTIVAL 2010

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BALLOON FESTIVAL LINK: http://www.dutchesscountyregionalchamber.org/balloon2010.php Balloon Festival to begin early Friday It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a hot-air balloon. The annual Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce Balloon Festival will begin Friday… Continue reading

Rhinebeck’s Michie again state Player of Year

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KINGSTON — Rhinebeck High’s Megan Michie, who pitched the Hawks to a second straight state softball title this month, has repeated as the state’s Class C Player of the Year. Michie is one… Continue reading

RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL ANNOUNCES VALEDICTORIAN AND SALUTATORIAN

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Ed Davenport, Principal of Rhinebeck High School, is proud to announce the Class of 2010 valedictorian and salutatorian.  “These outstanding students have been leaders in and out of the classroom, and are symbols… Continue reading

Regents to eliminate some exams as part of cost savings

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ALBANY — The Board of Regents voted Tuesday to eliminate state social studies exams in grades five and eight and, if $7 million more isn’t in the New York budget, all high school… Continue reading

Bill Rinaldi Flea Market

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Open every Sunday, May – October, 8am-4pm weather permitting. There will be a large variety of new and used merchandise including antiques, collectibles, vintage clothing, mid-century modern items, home decorations, furniture, jewelry and… Continue reading

Police seek public help in Rhinebeck robbery investigation

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RHINEBECK — State police are seeking public help in identifying two white males who robbed the Gas Stop gasoline station on U.S. Route 9 on Monday evening. The men, wearing masks, entered the… Continue reading

Union of grocery store workers seeks strike authorization

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The labor union representing about 1,000 workers at Stop & Shop in the mid-Hudson Valley has called on them to attend a strike authorization meeting Wednesday as the end of a four-year contract… Continue reading

Summer Spree Shopping

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Montgomery Row Summer Spree Shopping  fine food, exquisite shopping, & specialty services 6422 & 6423 Montgomery Street (Rt 9), Rhinebeck, NY More Info: http://www.montgomeryrow.com/

Got World Cup Fever… Sign the kids up for a Soccer Clinic this weekend!

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FREE Red Bulls Soccer Clinic Sunday, June 27, 2010 5pm to 7pm Baptist Home Fields Please plan to have your child participate in a free Red Bulls soccer clinic on Sunday, June 27,… Continue reading

Free Fishing Weekend

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ALBANY – State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Pete Grannis reminded residents and visitors that June 26-27 has been designated “Free Fishing Weekend” in New York. No license is required to fish… Continue reading

Concert at the Rhinecliff Dock / Kingston Fireworks

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 06/27/2010 -6:30pm  – 10:00pm Concert at the Rhinecliff Dock Once again the Rhinecliff Waterfront Committee is pleased to announce the opportunity to enjoy live music prior to the Kingston Fireworks at the waterfront… Continue reading

Four-vehicle accident injures two in Rhinebeck

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A four-vehicle collision at the corner of Route 199 and River Road in Rhinebeck Thursday left one passenger and one driver injured. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20100624/NEWS01/100624030/Four-vehicle-accident-injures-two-in-Rhinebeck

19th East Coast Nationals Visit Historic Rhinebeck This Weekend! June 25th – 27th 2010

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The Goodguys Goodtimes visit the Northeast this weekend for the 19th edition of the East Coast Nationals, June 25-27 at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck! Three big days of hot rodding excitement… Continue reading

New credit card rules

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Headline: New Credit Card Rules Announced Issued By: NYS – Consumer Protection Board Affected Jurisdictions: New York The Federal Reserve has announced new credit card rules that will take effect on August 22,… Continue reading

Understanding Memory Loss~ June 23rd

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Understanding Memory Loss will be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association 11 a.m.at the Dutchess County Office for the Aging Rhinebeck Senior Friendship Center, located at the Church of the Good Shepherd. Call (845)… Continue reading

State police probe two fires, one suspicious, in Dutchess

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The Dutchess County Cause and Origin Team has joined the investigation, Forbes said. Anyone with information is asked to call the state police barracks in Rhinebeck at (845) 876-4049. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/06/17/blotter/doc4c19a4c98eac3443283404.txt

Steinhaus withholds library funding in Dutchess

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POUGHKEEPSIE — Dutchess County students planning to use their local libraries to complete their summer reading assignments may have to come up with a new plan. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/06/15/news/doc4c170e5102498521136530.txt

Oz In Rhinebeck

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Up In One Productions THE WIZARD OF OZ at The Center for Performing Arts, Rte. 308, Rhinebeck June 25 – July 11, 2010 The Wizard of Oz is both magical and meaningful entertainment… Continue reading

Church of the Messiah has a new rector!

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The Church of the Messiah 6436 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 – (845) 876-3533 Our New Rector The Reverend Richard McKeon, Jr. Richard McKeon has been called to be our new Rector. Richard… Continue reading

Pat Hart ~ Opening Friday, June 11th, 2010

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“Sprouting Wings” – 8″ x 10″ collage  Recent Works by Pat Hart Opening Friday, June 11th, 2010 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. show runs till end of June Morton Memorial Library & Community… Continue reading

PEACE, LOVE & MISUNDERSTANDING wants your songs

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PEACE, LOVE & MISUNDERSTANDING directed by Bruce Beresford (Breaker Morant, Tender Mercies, Driving Miss Daisy, Double Jeopardy) and starring Jane Fonda and Catherine Keener will shortly be starting film production in the Hudson… Continue reading

Students from Rhinebeck H.S. were honored at dedication ceremony.

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Tivoli, NY. A dedication ceremony took place last Thursday, June 10 at the Tivoli Visitor’s Center, hosted by the DEC and Village of Tivoli, to celebrate the addition of four new welcome panels… Continue reading

Rhinebeck eyes options for Center Street site

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RHINEBECK — Trustees expect to take most of the year to review options for the village-owned 14 Center St. property, but have been given preliminary estimates to secure part of the building. Following… Continue reading

Rhinebeck bridge reopening ends 7-month detour

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RHINEBECK — Hogs Bridge has been reopened after seven months of repairs to a headwall and foundation over a protected trout stream. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/06/11/news/doc4c11bd14b3aa9038569976.txt