Monthly Archive: January, 2011

Rethinking the Rules of Living Lecture Series Uncovering Your Real and False Needs

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Rethinking the Rules of Living  Lecture Series Uncovering Your Real and False Needs presented by Judith Garten Tuesday, February 15, 7:00 PM Starr Library 68 W. Market Street, Rhinebeck ($5 contribution) Our happiness… Continue reading

NYC ends release of turbid water into lower Esopus Creek

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“In no way shape or form does today’s commitment fully mitigate the damage that has been caused by their actions,” Hein said following an announcement by the city Department of Environmental Protection that… Continue reading

Boy Scout Troop 128 Pancake Breakfast

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Boy Scout Troop 128 Pancake Breakfast 8AM – Noon February 6 and March 6 American Legion Post 429 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck  All you can eat breakfast! Adults $5/$6 Children $2 Under 6 free

Dutchess County schools chiefs wary of tax cap

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Tough choices lie ahead for school districts if a proposed statewide cap on property taxes becomes real, three school superintendents said at a panel discussion Thursday held by the Dutchess County Economic Development… Continue reading

Rhinebeck native promoted to Obama deputy chief of staff

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WASHINGTON — A 1994 Rhinebeck High School graduate will become deputy chief of staff for operations as part of a realignment of staff in the West Wing. Alyssa Mastromonaco, who spent the past… Continue reading

The two sentence bill, and I’ll have a Big Mac ~ A word from David J. Albahary, CFP®

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The two sentence bill, and I’ll have a Big Mac What can be accomplished in this world in two sentences?  Most people would agree that very little can be done.  You can’t even place… Continue reading

“Picturing America” February 4 – February 26, 2011

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Morton Memorial Library presents: “Picturing America” February 4 – February 26, 2011   This exhibit will feature the third part of the Picturing America collection. Picturing America is an initiative of the National… Continue reading

Weekly Film Critic Thelma Adams Reads from New Novel

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RHINEBECK, NY – On Saturday, January 29th at 7:30pm, Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt. 9), Rhinebeck, will host a reading and signing with Thelma Adams, author of Playdate: A Novel.… Continue reading

What’s Wrong With This Website?! ~ Town Of Rhinebeck

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What’s  Wrong With This Website?!  http://rhinebeck-ny.gov/ We know your Rhinebeck Town Website could use improvement and we’re working hard to make it better. We’d like your input.    Let us know what you’d like to… Continue reading

“Hearts Across the Table” Fundraising Dinner & Silent Auction

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Rhinebeck-Rheinbach Exchange Program Presents its annual  “Hearts Across the Table” Fundraising Dinner & Silent Auction Featuring Gourmet Bavarian Braised Beef Saturday, February 5th Doors Open: 6:15 p.m. Dinner: 7:00 p.m. Good Shepherd Church’s… Continue reading

Book signing at Zen Dog

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FEBRUARY 19 Oscar Hammerstein II’s grandson (the grandson of the original Mr. Hammerstein) pays tribute to his lineage with an insightful and affectionate new book. Oscar, a family historian and university lecturer, recounts… Continue reading

Author Reading: Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya

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The Storyteller of Marrakesh RHINEBECK, NY – On Saturday, February 5th at 7:30pm, Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt. 9), Rhinebeck, will host a reading and signing with Joydeep Roy-Bhattacharya, author of… Continue reading

Another Astor Services worker sues employer

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RHINEBECK – A second employee at Astor Services for Children and Families has filed a federal lawsuit against the agency alleging her First Amendment right to free speech was violated along with her… Continue reading

Winter Cooking Weekends

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Looking for a way to combat the winter blues? Don your aprons and prepare for a feast. From the Hudson River’s most beautiful perches — Rhinecliff, White Plains, and Tarrytown of Washington Irving… Continue reading

Green ribbons highlight search for missing Saugerties man

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YNN  ~ KINGSTON, N.Y. — “When they see it, it’ll be just a reminder that Zach Green is still a missing person” said Bill Green.   He says that’s the reason he and his… Continue reading

Statewide ban on feeding black bears now in effect

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ALBANY – Responding to the growing number of conflicts between bears and people across New York State, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) today announced a new state regulation that… Continue reading

“Morton Talent Show: Bigger, Badder, Better” – Request for Talent for Second Annual Morton Memorial Talent Show!

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Wow!  After seeing the wide range of talent at last year’s talent show at Morton, there was never a question in our minds that we had to make it an annual affair! From… Continue reading

Let It Snow! 15 Spots for Snowshoeing & Cross-Country Skiing

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Rural  Intelligence ~ Whether cross-country skiing, snow-shoeing, or merely sledding, now is the time and this is the place.  Guardians of some of the region’s largest, most scenic properties—from country clubs to art… Continue reading

Bye Bye Birdie ~ January 14th – 30th 2011

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Bye Bye Birdie Winner of four 1961 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, with a book by Michael Stewart, lyrics by Lee Adams, and music by Charles Strouse, Bye Bye Birdie centers on rock n’… Continue reading

Author Reading: The Diviner’s Tale : A Novel

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RHINEBECK, NY – On Sunday, January 23rd at 4:00pm, Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt. 9), Rhinebeck, will host a reading and signing with Bradford Morrow, author of The Diviner’s Tale:… Continue reading

Zen Dog Jazz~

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Zen Dog Cafe Weather permitting – two great nights of jazz this week and a surprise for next. We kick it off with the John Esposito Quartet tomorrow night at 7PM followed by… Continue reading

“Joys of Winter Hiking”

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“Joys of Winter Hiking” Tuesday, January 25th, 6:30 PM Pre-registration required by Jan. 23 Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck, (845) 876-4030 Leader: Lalita Malik (Chair of Mid-Hudson Chapter, Adirondack Mountain Club)… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society Presents: The Attacca Quartet – January 29, 2011

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The Rhinebeck Chamber Music Society Presents A Free Young People’s Concert Featuring The Attacca Quartet Saturday, January 29 at 3:00 pm Morton Memorial Library and Community House 82 Kelly St., Rhinecliff, NY 876-2903… Continue reading

Hillside Fire Dept. Blood Drive ~ Monday January 24th 2011

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Please join us in donating blood on: Monday January 24th, 2011 1:00PM-7:00PM Recent storms cancelled drives-lost 3,000 units. Please help! Appointments appreciated. Walk-ins Welcome. Email: knappy4495@hotmail.com You must be between 16* and 75… Continue reading

WINTER BLOOD DRIVE ~ February 7th 2011

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THE NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY AND SADD  WILL BE HOSTING A WINTER BLOOD DRIVE. PLACE: RHINEBECK HIGH SCHOOL PHONE: 871-5500 ex 5501 WALK-INS ARE WELCOME! CRITERIA: *DONORS MUST BE AT LEAST 16 Years and 1 10… Continue reading

Oblong Books & Music to Expand Rhinebeck Store

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RHINEBECK, NY – Oblong Books & Music has announced plans to expand its Rhinebeck store, adding 1,000 square feet to the existing 2,800 sq. ft. store. The expansion will be accomplished by removing… Continue reading

Growing Older in Rhinebeck Newsletter 01-01-11

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Woman arrested for theft of horse saddle

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RHINEBECK — A 26-year-old Rhinebeck woman was arrested on Monday for allegedly stealing a horse riding saddle from the Rhinebeck Tack and Leather Shop on Springbrook Avenue in April. Read On:http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011110111014

Rhinebeck Continuing Education

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Spring classes begin this month!  Visit the school’s website at http://www.rhinebeckcsd.org and look under the Resources tab for Continuing Education – there you will find a list of classes with descriptions and a… Continue reading

A Message From Morton Memorial Library

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‘Tis the season for cold and snowy weather.  While this does not stop us from scheduling lots of fun and interesting events here at Morton Memorial Library, it does sometimes force us to… Continue reading