Monthly Archive: August, 2010

Gotcha! State interlock law will change driving behavior, but the costs will strain local resources

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New York State is about to embark on an ambitious plan to fight drunk driving with a new law which will significantly increase the financial and social costs of even a single DWI… Continue reading

Rhinebeck man explores peace, disarmament

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Ives, who lives in Rhinebeck, but commutes to Hamden, Conn. where the institute is located on the campus of Quinnipiac University, co-edited, “Nuclear Proliferation and the Dilemma of Peace in the 21st Century,”… Continue reading

Rhinebeck man admits embezzling money from game club

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A 41-year-old Rhinebeck man admitted in court today he stole $60,000 from a hunting club while he was treasurer of the organization. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20100810/NEWS01/100810017/Rhinebeck-man-admits-embezzling-money-from-game-club

Zen and the art of kick-ass cooking

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New World’s Ric Orlando wins top prize on Food Network’s Chopped Though he’s already a celebrity chef in our neck of the woods, Ric Orlando of New World Home Cooking went national last… Continue reading

Dutchess County Fair August 24th – 29th 2010

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It’s time for the Dutchess County Fair August 24th – 29th 2010 http://www.dutchessfair.com   Features Antiques Museum Village One-Room Schoolhouse Working Blacksmith Shop & Gas Powered Engine Show Arts and Crafts                                       Northern Dutchess Rod… Continue reading

Astor Courts price rises to $13.5M

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RHINEBECK — Before Chelsea Clinton’s wedding was held at Astor Courts in Rhinebeck, the palatial estate built in 1902-1904, was on the block for sale for $12 million Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/08/16/news/doc4c68980cbb86e978981733.txt

Blues Traveler, Donna The Buffalo, Duke and the King to play festival at Mills Mansion

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A mansion and state historic site linked to banks, railroads and mines of the 19th century will on Labor Day weekend provide a forum for live music, sustainable energy and the beauty of… Continue reading

Collage Workshop ~ by Pat Hart

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  “Sprouting Wings” – 8″ x 10″ collage   Collage Workshop by Pat Hart   Saturday, August 21, 2010, at 10:30 a.m.   Collage is a fun, easy, and relaxing way to tap… Continue reading

Morton Library Presents: Dr. Meng Sue

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Morton Memorial Library Presents… Special guest speaker Dr. Meng Sue on:  The Beginning of the Universe According to the Chinese.  Please join us for this absorbing verbal and visual presentation by a Beijing native,… Continue reading

Paper Trail

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Paper Trail MONTGOMERY ROW RHINEBECK MON-SAT 11-6   SUN 11-4 845 876 8050 http://www.papertrailrhinebeck.com we were sworn to secrecy but now we’re honored to say we created the guests’ welcome baskets and the rehearsal… Continue reading

Happy Anniversary ~ Woodstock’s 41st

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Dozens of Woodstock pilgrims and partiers gathered for yet another Woodstock anniversary — the 41st — on the lawns and fields at Hector’s Inn, just down the road from the site of the… Continue reading

Concerts and new exhibits to highlight Dutchess fair

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RHINEBECK — Hit machine Foreigner and country music star George Jones are among the entertainers who will perform at the Dutchess County Fair this month. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20108090320

At Gigi Trattoria in Rhinebeck, all the president’s dishes (video, recipe)

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Gigi Trattoria on Montgomery Street, also in Rhinebeck, had the honor of hosting the 42nd president of the United States in recent weeks, and owner Laura Pensiero will never forget that experience. Read… Continue reading

Pie baking contest at Dutchess Fair

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Pie baking contest at Dutchess Fair Pie lovers are invited to enter their best creation, using Pillsbury Pie Crust, at the Dutchess County Fair Pie Baking Championship. This year’s fair will be held… Continue reading

Three-car collision injures four in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK — A three-car accident created traffic along Route 9G at around 2 p.m. on Wednesday, when a car traveling southbound attempted to pass around another that had stopped in front of it.… Continue reading

Holocaust survivor meets Army rescuer after 65 years in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK — Frank Towers doesn’t remember the 12-year-old Bruria Falik he may or may not have seen 65 years ago in a crowd of children. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20100812/NEWS01/8120340/Holocaust-survivor-meets-Army-rescuer-after-65-years-in-Rhinebeck

OPPORTUNITY for PUBLIC COMMENT on SPDES CSI Developers, LLC- Route 9G North Sewer

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OPPORTUNITY for PUBLIC COMMENT on SPDES (State Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) CSI Developers, LLC- Route 9G North Sewer Treatment Plant for 20,000 s/f Shopping Center The Town of Rhinebeck Planning Board has approved… Continue reading

Historical dinner on tap in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK: The annual progressive dinner sponsored by the Museum of Rhinebeck History and Quitman Resource Center will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 12 The appetizer and entree are at Maizefield, a… Continue reading

Standardized test scores stir cries to overhaul schools

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Since New York spends more per pupil than any state in the nation one would think that its standardized test scores would be tops too. But that is not the case. New York… Continue reading

Rhinebeck’s Nadine Robbins Rocked Roll’s Cover

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Roll Magazine ~ Creative Living in the Hudson Valley : Read On:http://www.rollmagazine.com/aug10/index.php Paint the People: portrait artist Nadine Robbins ~ by Ross Rice Nadine Robbins—a.k.a. Portraitgirl—might have some answers to that, as she… Continue reading

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee ~ August 6th-22nd

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Up in One Productions presents the hilarious Broadway musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee August 6-22 at The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck. “Spelling Bee is riotously funny and remarkably ingenious. Gold stars… Continue reading

Movie Night at Morton ~ August 25, 2010

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MORTON MEMORIAL LIBRARY Presents Movie Night Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou Wednesday, August 25, 2010 6:30 PM at Morton Memorial Library and Community House 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY ADMISSION: FREE TO THE… Continue reading

Hudson Valley Youth Wind Ensembles ~ENROLLING NOW!

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“It takes real passion to play music and if you have have  it, we want you!” Hudson Valley Youth Wind Ensembles ENROLLING NOW! Fall/Spring Semester VIVACE & MAESTRO Ensembles available for student musicians Join… Continue reading

Just the start of the Rhinebeck School calendar~ 2010

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District calendar for 2010-11 highlights days school in session, as well as school holidays and staff development days The 2010-11 Rhinebeck Central School District calendar (available as a pdf file by clicking the… Continue reading

Morton Presents: All Acoustic Music Show – August 20, 2010

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FRIDAY AUGUST 20, 2010 8:00PM – 10:30PM   BEFORE MICROPHONES, BEFORE AMPLIFIERS, BEFORE ELECTRIC GUITARS, THERE WAS… PURE ACOUSTIC MUSIC    FEATURING:   RUTH & KEVIN ~ THOMAS EARL GERI LOUGHERY & TIM… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Sidewalk Sale! August 20th ~ 23rd 2010

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Sale! Sale! Sale! Come stroll the streets of Rhinebeck during our annual sidewalk sale of August Hours: Friday – 9AM-6PM Saturday – 9AM- 6PM Sunday – 10AM – 6PM

Rhinebeck police probe anti-Semitic graffiti

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RHINEBECK — Village police Wednesday were attempting to learn the identity of one or more vandals who spray-painted an anti-Semitic slogan on three stop signs located on bank property. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2010/08/05/blotter/doc4c5a34d37c758507382816.txt I… Continue reading

Humble Rhinebeck house was Revolutionary general’s last civilian home

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RHINEBECK — An unpretentious 18th-century house in the village became the home of Janet Livingston and Richard Montgomery upon their marriage in 1773. Read On:http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=20108040321

Publicity from Clinton wedding gives Rhinebeck a big lift

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Most businesses agree that the Village of Rhinebeck received international publicity that no amount of advertising dollars could buy — including being called the “picturesque jewel of Dutchess County” on Comedy Central’s “The… Continue reading

Tell us about your August Photo!

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