Monthly Archive: December, 2010

Police: 1 injured in Rhinebeck car vs. truck crash

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RHINEBECK — Police closed Route 9 in both directions for about 40 minutes Thursday morning following a car versus tractor-trailer accident. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20101230/NEWS01/101230025/Police–1-injured-in-Rhinebeck-car-vs.-truck-crash

Art Space Mornings ~ January 8th 2011

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Behind the Scenes in the Golden Age of Hollywood Sunday January 9th 2011

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The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck 661 Route 308 Rhinebeck, New York 12572 845-876-3080 Join Carey Harrison in an intimate conversation as he shares the legendary stories of the Golden Age of… Continue reading

A quick look at January in Rhinebeck 2011

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January 3rd Bill Evans & Don Halquist World premiere modern dance performance. Snow date 3/4. Cocoon Theatre 6384 Mill Street Rhinebeck, NY 12572 845-876-6470 http://www.cocoontheatre.org January 7th Patricia Wind & Leslie Hill Opening… Continue reading

Thermal Imaging may be the answer to finding energy loss, construction defects or an electrical problems in your home.

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Infrared Diagnostics ~ Infrared Energy Audits – Heating and cooling costs are typically a property owner’s greatest operating expense. To reduce these costs energy audits provide a room by room infrared inspection of… Continue reading

Police: Rhinebeck man uses customer’s credit card to pay grocery bill

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SALT POINT — A Rhinebeck man was arrested on Sunday following an investigation revealing his unauthorized use of a credit card belonging to a woman who was a customer where he worked in… Continue reading

Listing of places to skate and sled~ Hudson Valley Mercantile

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spots for your sleds and skates « Hudson Valley Mercantile http://www.hvmercantile.com A listing of places to skate and sled this winter in Dutchess and Columbia counties. http://www.hvmercantile.com/2010/12/spots-for-your-sleds-and-skates

EPA lists top ten New York polluters

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NEW YORK – The annual U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) report on the amount of toxic chemicals released to the land, air and water by industrial facilities in New York State in 2009… Continue reading

Rhinebeck receives $1.3M interest-free loan for Vanderburgh Cove Sewer District

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RHINEBECK – Supervisor Tom Traudt on Monday night said the town has received a $1,364,293.17 interest-free 30-year loan from the state Environmental Facilities Corp. to cover Vanderburgh Cove Sewer District expenses until promised… Continue reading

2011 Winter Highway Department Newsletter

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Newsletter   Highway_newsletter_Winter_2011.pdf 58.56 KB

Rhinebeck, Spackenkill, BOCES bus drivers vote to strike

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  Update: A&E/Durham School Services and Teamsters Local 445 Engaged in Contract Negotiations; Bus Drivers and Bus Monitors Approve ‘Strike Vote’ Read On: http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org/news.cfm?story=66046 School bus service may be disrupted or delayed in… Continue reading

LOCAL STUDENTS MAKE PRESENTATION AT THE UNITED NATIONS

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In November, the United Nations was host to a group of local students and their advisors for a special presentation of their very successful Nicaragua 2010 Project and Trip.  The high school students… Continue reading

The Interviews 12/17/2010 ~ Liza Donnelly

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Our roving morning reporter, Kathy Chaneles, catches up with local residents around town…  This Morning ~  Liza Donnelly,  accomplished cartoonist of New Yorker fame since 1979, author of several terrific books, including her latest, a… Continue reading

New consignment shop!

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Rhinebeck residents Eric &  Jaclyn Savolainen have opened a new consignment shop!   Hyde Park Consignments 4291 Albany Post Rd (Rt 9) Hyde Park, NY 845-229-7467 http://www.hydeparkconsignments.com  Opened 2 weeks ago. Come check it… Continue reading

EcoFocus:unique collaboration between the Rhinebeck school district and educators from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies

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These are the questions that frame a unique collaboration between the Rhinebeck school district and educators from the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies. Through a grant from the Rhinebeck Science Foundation, we designed… Continue reading

Growing Older in Rhinebeck

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Calendar of Events 12-01-10 12-1-10 Growing Older In Rhinebeck Online Calendar.doc 92 KB

A word from The Green~David J. Albahary, CFP® of Rhinebeck

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Inside the Obama Proposal It is estimated that George Steinbrenner’s death this year saved his heirs approximately $500-600 million in estate taxes.  The U.S. Government, conversely, has lost an opportunity to fill its… Continue reading

December AAH Rhinebeck Events

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Art, music, weekly book signings, music and performances, all not-to-be-missed events continue throughout the month. Third Saturday receptions will be held at several locations all within four easy walking blocks.  Read more below… Continue reading

Cops: Red Hook H.S. student made threats against 3 schools

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RED HOOK — A 17-year-old Red Hook High School student faces felony charges after he was accused of leaving notes claiming that bombs were in three schools Friday, police said. Read On:http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201012180338

Property tax rates increasing in Dutchess

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In the Northern Dutchess towns of Clinton, Milan, Red Hook and Rhinebeck, the tax rates will rise 8.1 percent  to $3.06 per $1,000 of assessed property value from this year’s $2.83 per $1,000.… Continue reading

GE faces tougher dredging standards

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ALBANY — General Electric must remove more PCB-tainted sediment from the Hudson River and will have to take better samples of the river bottom when it resumes dredging in the spring, the U.S.… Continue reading

Winter Market this Sunday December 19th 2010

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Winter Market Alternate Sundays 10am – 2pm Dec 5 – April 24th Rhinebeck Town Hall 80 East Market St Village of Rhinebeck

A Christmas Carol

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A Christmas Carol An all-new rendition of The CENTER’s perennial favorite! Photo by Joanne Contreni December 17-19 http://www.centerforperformingarts.org/   

Northern Dutchess ‘Coaches vs. Cancer’ Classic

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Bard College’s Stevenson Gym, Saturday, December 18, 2010 Girls Varsity at 5pm vs Millbrook Boys Varsity at 7pm vs Millbrook The athletic departments at Millbrook, Pine Plains, Red Hook, and Rhinebeck High Schools,… Continue reading

Schweitzer Institute director joins Dalai Lama on Nobel Peace panel

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David T. Ives of Rhinebeck, executive director of the Albert Schweitzer Institute at Quinnipiac in Hamden, Conn., served on a panel with the Dalai Lama at the 11th World Summit of Nobel Peace… Continue reading

Morton’s Acoustic Show ~ December 17th 2010

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  FRIDAY DECEMBER 17, 2010 8:00PM – 10:30PM  BEFORE MICROPHONES, BEFORE AMPLIFIERS, BEFORE ELECTRIC GUITARS, THERE WAS… PURE ACOUSTIC MUSIC   FEATURING:   PAMELECH KLEZMER ORKESTER   DENTED FENDERS ~ THOMAS EARL   TODD… Continue reading

More than 3,000 thruway motorists ticketed during “Buckle Up NY”

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ALBANY – The New York State Thruway Authority and the New York State Police Troop T today announced that 3,008 Thruway motorists were ticketed during the statewide seatbelt enforcement initiative “Buckle Up New… Continue reading

Valley Views: Your donations needed more than ever

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A single father in Rhinebeck is ill and can’t work. His family is going to be without heat and hot water this winter if he can’t pay his bills. Budgeting for food, utilities… Continue reading

The Lyceum Cinemas ~ Free Christmas Movie December 18th 2010

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COME TO OUR FREE CHRISTMAS MOVIE ON SAT. DEC. 18TH DOORS OPEN 9:30 AM   MOVIE STARTS AT 10:15 AM COME EARLY AND VISIT WITH SANTA!!!     Saturday. Viewers can choose between “The Polar Express,” rated… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in December 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… Continue reading