Monthly Archive: June, 2010

Rhinebeck teachers seeking program aid

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RHINEBECK — School district officials say teachers have been more conscientious in seeking grants and donations for programs as a response to a tight budget for 2010-11. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/06/11/news/doc4c11bd4da37a8551842082.txt

Planning Board Meeting 07/19/10 Public Hearing Notices

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Notice of Public Hearings for July 19, 2010 Town of Rhinebeck Notice of Public Hearings The Town of Rhinebeck Planning Board shall conduct Public Hearings on Monday, July 19, 2010, at the Rhinebeck… Continue reading

Crafts at Rhinebeck features works by hundreds of artisans

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Artisans from across the nation will travel with their myriad forms of art to showcase their work this weekend at the annual Crafts at Rhinebeck. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20106170305

Budget bills adopted; state shutdown averted

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ALBANY – With a 34-27 vote late Monday night, the State Senate adopted budget bills that passed in the Assembly earlier in the day, thus averting a state government shutdown threatened by Gov.… Continue reading

Area school districts, colleges, counties brace for New York shutdown

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Rhinebeck school district Superintendent Joseph Phelan said the district usually sets its tax rates for each school year during the second week in August so that bills can be sent out in September.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck revels in second-straight softball title

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Rhinebeck revels in second-straight softball title Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20100619/NEWS01/6190328/Rhinebeck-revels-in-second-straight-softball-title Celebrating Rhinebeck’s State Champions Rhinebeck Hawks Softball Friday, June 18, 5:30pm  Parade Route: Platt Avenue west to Montgomery St. (Rt. 9) south to East… Continue reading

Music Events Starr ~ Tiki Bar always something new….

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Fri 6/18th @9pm the Uguys band- Rhinebeck’s own Rock & Roll band  playing all your favorite hits. Sat 6/19th The Reality Band bringing the best of new rock, classic rock, pop & dance.… Continue reading

June 19th Art Happenings in Rhinebeck

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Four Artist Receptions & Conversations – all at 6422 & 6423 Montgomery Street (RT9): Gazen Gallery – “Sculptural Concepts” by Anthony Krauss – photographic sculptures. http://www.gazengallery.com – reception 4-9 Friday & 1-9 Saturday… Continue reading

Crafts at Rhinebeck

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Crafts at Rhinebeck Sat, 19 — Sun, 20  Price: $7.00  Children under 12 FREE Hours: 10am – 6pm on October 3rd and 10am – 5pm on October 4th Location: Dutchess County Fairgrounds Route… Continue reading

National Go Skateboarding Day ~ June 19th 2010

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National Go Skateboarding Day is always the longest day of the year.  Rhinebeck is going to celebrate this event, this Saturday, June 19th (raindate June 20th) at the Rhinebeck Rec Park in the… Continue reading

Children’s Media Project rolls out summer workshops

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Children’s Media Project, a nonprofit arts and education organization in the City of Poughkeepsie, has a history of empowering at-risk youths through the media arts. The group is offering classes and workshops this… Continue reading

Economic council has positive outlook

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One plan in the works is the possible expansion of the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome, said John McEnroe, president of the economic development agency. Hugh Schoelzel, president of the Aerodome air shows, who was… Continue reading

Softball Champions Return

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The Rhinebeck Softball Team earned the title of New York State Class C Softball Champions for the second year in a row today, Saturday, June 12. The girls won their semifinal game today at… Continue reading

Join a community forum to raise awareness of underage substance use in Rhinebeck.

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Community Coalition for Rhinebeck Youth (CC4RY) Invites you to join a community forum to raise awareness of underage substance use in Rhinebeck.  Saturday, June 12th, 10AM – 12PM Church of the Messiah, Parish… Continue reading

State’s financial crisis hurting not-for-profits

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ALBANY – State contracts with not-for-profit organizations providing services to New Yorkers were approved late 82 percent of the time in 2009, compared to 63 percent in 2008, according to a report issued… Continue reading

Local Businesses Lend a Hand!

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Rhinebeck business, Iconic Hair (barber shop/hair salon) has been, and continues to, collect all hair cuttings from our customers to send to Matter Of Trust, a group of volunteers who are making booms… Continue reading

Walkway Over the Hudson has new leader

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HIGHLAND — Rhinebeck resident Sally Mazzarella will lead the Walkway Over the Hudson, assuming a role that had been held by Fred Schaeffer for more than a decade. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/06/09/news/doc4c0f1c7f49f6f471368513.txt

Bear cub captured near Walkway after sightings in city, at Marist

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Michael Knipfing, spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Conservation, said an approximately 1 1/2-year-old, 115-pound male cub was captured from a tree over a stream on Brookside Avenue, near the Walkway Over… Continue reading

World Cup Soccer~Upstate Films in Rhinebeck.

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Young Rhinebeck is sponsoring the viewing of the World Cup Soccer game “England vs. USA” this Saturday, June 12th at 2:00PM at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted to… Continue reading

Join us for a signing with Elwood Smith, illustrator of “Hot Diggity Dog: The History of the Hot Dog”.

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It’s a Wiener!!! HOT OFF THE GRILL Come to a book signing and meet artist Elwood H. Smith at Oblong Books & Music 6422 Montgomery Street ~ Rte 9 Rhinebeck, New York Saturday,… Continue reading

Food pantries fear the futureLess assistance, more demand strain resources

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KINGSTON — With donations drying up, state money cut and demand skyrocketing, food pantries and soup kitchens in the Hudson Valley are struggling to stay afloat. Read On: http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20100607/NEWS/6070314

Hudson River monitoring system unveiled

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POUGHKEEPSIE – The newest addition to the Hudson River Environmental Conditions Observing System (HRECOS) was unveiled Saturday afternoon during Poughkeepsie’s River Day Festivities at Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie. The state-of-the-art environmental monitoring system… Continue reading

This Land is Your Land

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The Hudson Valley Mercantile Just before press time, New York State legislators passed a last-minute bill to reopen the state’s 55 parks and historic sites – closed as a result of the budget… Continue reading

Rhinebeck: Urbane Terrain

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Read on: http://www.chronogram.com/issue/2010/5/Community+Pages/Rhinebeck-Urbane-Terrain

Blood Drive

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Northern Dutchess Hospital will host a blood drive from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Friday June 111th.  Appointments are being scheduled in the Hospital’s Cafeteria Conference Room. Blood donors will be eligible for a chance… Continue reading

Old-timey choppers to be shown in Rhinebeck

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Six chapters of the Antique Motorcycle Club of America have again joined forces to host the fourth annual Rhinebeck Grand National Super Meet from Friday through Sunday. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20106070314

Military training expected to be noisy in region

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WEST POINT — People in the Lower Hudson Valley can expect to hear some loud noise this summer because of training activities of the U.S. Military Academy. Read On:www.lohud.com/article/20100606/NEWS03/6060423?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Because I’m feeling helpless..

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This is a start!   Tri-State Bird Rescue & Research Experts from Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research are leading the wildlife rescue efforts following the Deepwater Horizon incident in the Gulf of Mexico.… Continue reading

Events guide for the Rhinebeck area!

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The Rhinecliff Hotel – 4 Grinnell Street, Rhinecliff. 9 p.m. June 4, Off The Hook; 9 p.m. June 5, Boyz From Little Creek; 10 a.m. June 6, Bernstein Bard Trio during brunch. 845-876-0590.… Continue reading

Private funds help Montgomery Place offer more public tours

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ANNANDALE — Thanks to the generosity of several Hudson Valley philanthropists, the main house at Montgomery Place will be open for public tours on a regular basis this season. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20100603/NEWS01/6030324/Private-funds-help-Montgomery-Place-offer-more-public-tours