Monthly Archive: November, 2010

New York adopts fracking moratorium

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ALBANY – State legislature in neighboring New York approves temporary moratorium, sends it to governor The New York State Assembly Monday night approved a resolution calling for a moratorium on hydrofracking in New… Continue reading

Compare your taxes on the Times Union property tax database

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Times Union: http://blog.timesunion.com/propertytaxes/ Property taxes in New York state are a confusing, unfair, labyrinthine disaster. As a result of unfair and inappropriate tax burdens, regular folks are losing homes or teetering on the… Continue reading

Fabulous Sinterklaas Celebration in Rhinebeck, NY

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Sinterklaas Rhinebeck is everything you want in a village holiday celebration. A full day of activities starts at 10 AM this Saturday, December 4, and runs non-stop until midnight. Read On:http://www.huffingtonpost.com/liz-o/fabulous-winter-celebrati_b_790970.html#s196771

Cables Obtained by WikiLeaks Shine Light Into Secret Diplomatic Channels

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WASHINGTON — A cache of a quarter-million confidential American diplomatic cables, most of them from the past three years, provides an unprecedented look at back-room bargaining by embassies around the world, brutally candid… Continue reading

‎2011 Local Hero Awards: Edible Hudson Valley Survey

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Only 4 days left to vote for your favorite Local Hero – farmer, food/beverage artisan, non-profit, and restaurant. Great promo for the winners! Tell us your favorites… Join us in celebrating the Heroes… Continue reading

It’s Time for Sinterklaas ~

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  Schedule of Events http://www.sinterklaasrhinebeck.com/calendar.php

Women in Transition Hudson Valley

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  Bringing Meaning to Each Others’ Lives Women in Transition, Hudson Valley, will sponsor a free “Spa Event”  Monday, December 6, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., at the Locust Grove estate, 2683 South… Continue reading

Is it Possible to Live an Undefended Life?

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Is it Possible to Live an Undefended Life? a presentation by Judith Garten Tues. Dec. 7th   7:30 pm  Starr Library, Rhinebeck ($5 contribution) What does it mean to live an undefended life, and to know,… Continue reading

Buy Nothing Day

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YNN~ KINGSTON, N.Y. — And for those who want to pick up something different, but don’t want to spend the money there’s even another option. “Buy Nothing Day” offers an alternative shopping experience.… Continue reading

Wilderstein estate a trip back to holidays of the past

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RHINEBECK — Marion Paul, 97, craned her neck upward Friday to gaze at the colorful holiday decorations at Wilderstein, the 19th-century estate along the Hudson River that is transformed for the next month.… Continue reading

Holiday Collection

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November 27th~ December 12th Third annual Toys for Tots Holliday collection Sharp Image Photography Please call for more info:  845- 876-3887 http://www.sharpimagesphotographic.com

Text message helps pair alert rescuers after canoe overturns in Tivoli Bays

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TIVOLI — A grandfather and grandson from Dutchess County were rescued Wednesday evening from Tivoli Bays in the Hudson River after their canoe overturned while they were hunting, according to Dutchess County sheriff’s deputies. Deputies… Continue reading

The 26th Annual CHAMPAGNE PARTY ~Saturday 4th December 2010

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The Rhinecliff The 26th Annual CHAMPAGNE PARTY an evening of glamour, sophistication dancing, good humor, bons viveurs Fine foods and ….champagne*…..lots of it….Saturday 4th December 2010 9.00pm – 2.00am featuring 2 Grooving Party… Continue reading

Holiday baking at CIA

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Holiday baking at CIA By: Lori Chung Thanksgiving Day is almost here and some folks are turning to the pros for help creating a Thanksgiving classic. Lori Chung has more. Video http://hudsonvalley.ynn.com/content/top_stories/524883/holiday-baking-at-cia/?ap=1&MP4

Women in Transition, Hudson Valley, will sponsor a free “Spa Event” Monday, December 6,

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Bringing Meaning to Each Others’ Lives Women in Transition, Hudson Valley, will sponsor a free “Spa Event”  Monday, December 6, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m., at the Locust Grove estate, 2683 South Road… Continue reading

Quickstep Holiday Hoedown

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Saturday, December 4th 2010 ~  7:30pm – 9pm Rhinebeck Town Hall Town of Rhinebeck Recreation Presents “Quickstep”  Remember John and Trish???       Following the Sinterklass parade Dec.4th at the Town Hall 7:30-9:30pm. Come in… Continue reading

This is our Call to Arms for Volunteers to help on the Day of Sinterklaas

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Dear Sinterklaas Supporters:   This is our Call to Arms for Volunteers to help on the Day of Sinterklaas — Saturday, December 4. (We’ve heard from some of you, so please forgive us… Continue reading

Pantries, shelters strained as donors become the needy

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They wished they hadn’t. When the 69,254th customer was served, it marked the most meals The Lunch Box, operated by Dutchess Outreach, had provided in any calendar year since its inception more than… Continue reading

Town of Rhinebeck receives $1,550,000 DEC Grant Award from Governor Paterson.

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Town of Rhinebeck Town Supervisor Thomas Traudt is proud to announce that Governor Paterson has awarded the Town of Rhinebeck a $1,550,000 Grant from the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Water Quality Improvement Project… Continue reading

Sinterklaas Workshop Now Open

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In our NEW Location! — Montgomery Row – Suite 17 6423 Montgomery Street (Route 9), Rhinebeck, NY Entrance through Lobby off Garden Street parking lot Upstairs above the Karate Studio Two More Weekends… Continue reading

RHINEBECK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES DATE OF ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING AND CHILDREN’S PARADE

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RHINEBECK AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNOUNCES DATE OF ANNUAL TREELIGHTING AND CHILDREN’S PARADE  Place:        Rhinebeck Savings Bank Plaza Date:         Sunday, November 27, 2011 Time:  Activities begin at 3pm; Parade steps off at Burnett-White… Continue reading

Just when you thought you couldn’t go to the Spa

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Kid’s Cottage at Haven Spa Baby-Sitting Services http://havenrhinebeck.com/kids.html

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas AT WILDERSTEIN !!

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Step into the holiday season at the Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck. Tours of the decorated Wilderstein mansion kick-off on Thanksgiving weekend and continue every weekend through the end of December. As is… Continue reading

The Interviews ~ Jeanne Fleming

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Let’s Meet for Coffee! Our roving morning reporter, Kathy Chaneles, catches up with local residents around town. Interview 11/11/10 Samuel’s ~ Jeanne Fleming the founder and coordinator of Rhinebeck’s own Sinterklaas, as well… Continue reading

Kaatsbaan International Dance Ctr. ~Christmas Oratorio November 20th & 21st 2010

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Nacre Dance Co.”Christmas Oratorio.” Sat 7:30pm; Sun 2:30pm. $25 reserved; $10 student rush at door. Kaatsbaan International Dance Ctr. 120 Broadway Tivoli, NY 12583 845-757-5106 http://www.kaatsbaan.org

SNOW ORDINANCE starts November 15, 2010

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SNOW ORDINANCE prohibits overnight parking on the RHINEBECK VILLAGE STREETS between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. from NOVEMBER 15, 2010 through MARCH 31ST, 2011. OFFENDERS WILL BE ISSUED A TICKET. By order… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Farmers Winter Market at the Rhinebeck Town Hall

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Winter Market dates are: Dec 5, Dec 19, Jan 2, Jan 16, Jan 30, Feb 13, Feb 27, Mar 13, Mar 27, April 10, April 24 Read On: http://www.rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com/

Sinterklaas Cancels Arrivel by Boat On November 27th~ 2010

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Rhinebeck, NY — Sinterklaas, the award-winning winter holiday celebration in Rhinebeck, is experiencing a serious downturn in fundraising this year. Yesterday, the volunteer committee made the difficult decision to CANCEL the Thanksgiving weekend… Continue reading

The Lions Club will Deliver Thanksgiving Dinners! 2010

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RHINEBECK: The Rhinebeck Lions Club will deliver complete Thanksgiving dinners to anyone in Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Tivoli, Milan or Clinton Corners. Last year, the volunteers delivered 84 meals throughout the region. The home-cooked… Continue reading

Art & Craft Fair at Bard~ December 3rd 2010

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