Monthly Archive: March, 2011

New “Safe at Home” program announced for Seniors

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Rhinebeck, NY… Northern Dutchess Hospital and Rhinebeck Town Supervisor Thomas Traudt are pleased to announce a free program for Rhinebeck seniors focused on safety issues within the home. Read On: http://rhinebeck-ny.gov/town-board/announcements/new-%E2%80%9Csafe-home%E2%80%9D-program-announced-seniors

Rhinebeck Community Nursery School Toy & Clothes Sale

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 Rhinebeck Community Nursery School is getting ready for their Children’s Toy and Clothing Sale, the third weekend in May. Donations of used toys and children’s clothing (size baby to kid size 10-12) are… Continue reading

Winnakee Announces Hudson River Trail

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Jeremy Kane, Lands Manager for the Winnakee Land Trust, spoke to the Rhinebeck Rotary Club today at the Beekman Arms about the Hudson River Trail. He announced that as a result of recent… Continue reading

Youth Group Toys For Tails Event!

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On Saturday, March 26th we will be holding an event for the youth group called Toys For Tails.  The event will be held at the Starr Library in Rhinebeck, NY and will be… Continue reading

Rhinebeck trustees want say on fairgrounds events

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“Right now they are an entity that is a non-conforming use in our village,” he said. “We as a board want them to grow, we want them to be successful, we understand they… Continue reading

Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Effort Mozart Concert in Poughkeepsie –

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Japan Earthquake & Tsunami Relief Effort Mozart Concert in Poughkeepsie –  Saturday March 19, 2011 Christ Episcopal Church dedicates net proceeds of Mostly Mozart Concert towards relief efforts following the earthquake and tsunami… Continue reading

Rhinebeck evacuates over 100 in propane gas leak

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RHINEBECK – More than 100 people were evacuated from their homes late Monday while emergency crews worked to control a propane gas leak in the middle of downtown.  No one was injured in… Continue reading

Food Waste

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HudsonValleyMagazine A blog post from Shannon Gallagher ~ Rhinebeck, NY I decided to finally empty the fridge of all the uneaten leftovers — and felt nothing short of shame Read On: http://www.hvmag.com/Blogs/Mama-Greenest/March-2011/Food-Waste/

Rhinebeck Community Nursery School is taking registrations for September Classes

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All RCNS programs run from 9:00 to 11:50 am. We have a MWF class that is predominately 4-year-olds. and a TTH class which is mixed 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds. We also have a 5… Continue reading

Get Out Those Veins ! ! ! Blood Drive~Tuesday, March 22, from 2:00 to 6:30 PM at Rhinebeck Town Hall

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Get Out Those Veins ! ! !  The Rhinebeck Democrats’ are sponsoring a Blood Drive on Tuesday, March 22, from 2:00 to 6:30 PM at Rhinebeck Town Hall. Blood of all parties and… Continue reading

Morton Memorial Rockin’ Rooks Presents Movie Night – March 21, 2011

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Morton Memorial Rockin’ Rooks Chess Team Presents:  Movie Night “Knights of the South Bronx”   Monday, March 21, 2011 at 5:30 p.m. Morton Memorial Library 82 Kelly Street, Rhinecliff 876-2903 Admission is free. … Continue reading

NRC: An Indian Point reactor threat could bring 50-mile evacuation

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WASHINGTON — The nuclear power plant crisis in Japan is not a reason to take immediate safety measures at any of America’s 104 nuclear plants, top nuclear regulatory officials said Wednesday. Read On:… Continue reading

Hike of the Week: Ferncliff hike offers great views

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From the June 19, 2008, Hike of the Week: In the 1850s William Backhouse Astor Jr., grandson of John Jacob Astor — at the time the richest man in America — bought several… Continue reading

Grand Opening of Oblong Jr. in Rhinebeck! Saturday, April 2

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    DATE: Saturday, April 2 – International Children’s Book Day TIME: 10:00am-10:00pm LOCATION: Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck MORE: visit http://www.oblongbooks.com for more info or RSVP on Facebook! Grand… Continue reading

FROST MEMORIAL FUND ANNOUNCEMENT DEADLINE FOR GRANT PROPOSALS – MARCH 31st

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Frost Memorial Fund welcomes grant proposals for programs that benefit Rhinebeck charities. The deadline for submission of grant proposals is March 31, 2011.  Please consult the “Grants” section of the FMF website to… Continue reading

Music and Art Without Borders for Doctors Without Borders

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Date/Time: Sunday April 3rd, 2011 · 4pm – 9pm Location: Bull and Buddha, 319 Main Street, Poughkeepsie, NY (845) 337-4848 Bull and Buddha invites you to celebrate, fundraise and spread awareness on a… Continue reading

Thoroughly Modern Millie ~ Friday, April 1st at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 2nd at 8 p.m. Sunday, April 3rd at 2 p.m.

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Rhinebeck High School Spring Musical!  Thoroughly Modern Millie April 1st – 3rd 2011 “The nearly 70 students involved in the production and the team of dedicated adults have been working diligently for months.… Continue reading

Rethinking the Rules of Living lecture series

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Rethinking the Rules of Living lecture series Tuesday, March 15th 7 PM Starr Library, Rhinebeck, NY ($5 Contribution) CHASING THE BLUEBIRD  OF HAPPINESS Over thousands of years the bluebird of happiness has symbolized… Continue reading

Morton’s New Ongoing Book Sale Starts Friday, March 11, 2011

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The Drowsy Chaperone ~ March 11th – 27th 2011

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Up In One Productions brings all the music, mirth and mayhem of the critically acclaimed musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone, to the stage at The CENTER.  With music by Lisa Lambert and Greg… Continue reading

Morton Presents: All Acoustic Music Show – March 18, 2011

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                                                                                                    FRIDAY MARCH 18, 2011 8:00PM – 10:30PM   BEFORE MICROPHONES, BEFORE AMPLIFIERS, BEFORE ELECTRIC GUITARS, THERE WAS… PURE ACOUSTIC MUSIC    FEATURING:   LITTLE CREEK   ANONYMOUS BLOND ~ JOE TOBIN  … Continue reading

REMINDER: 2011 Rhinebeck Little League Registration

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Registration fees are discounted for those who register by March 10, 2011. Registration is fast and easy.  Go to http://www.RhinebeckLL.com  and register for any of the following:  ** T-Ball, ages 4 – 7… Continue reading

Rhinebeck village mayor, trustees unopposed for re-election

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RHINEBECK — The villege mayor and two trustees are each running unopposed for a second two-year term in elections on March 15. Voting will be noon to 9 p.m. in Town Hall at… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Board of Education~Workshop Scheduled for Saturday, March 12th

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The Rhinebeck Board of Education will hold their annual budget development workshop on Saturday, March 12, 2011 starting at 9:00 am in the BMS cafeteria. This is a Board work session focusing solely… Continue reading

OVER THE LIMIT: Most local school superintendents make more than proposed caps would allow

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— If  salary caps proposed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo are enacted, superintendents in 11 of 18 school districts in the Mid-Hudson Valley would have their pay limited to amounts below 2010-11 levels when… Continue reading

CISPE General Meetings to Discuss Upcoming Rhinebeck School Budget & Other Issues ~ March 8th & 9th 2011

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An Open Invitation to all Parents!  Please join us for a General Meeting of CISPE – Community in Support of Public Education – a community-led group of parents building awareness of the needs… Continue reading

New Morton Book Club

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New Morton Book Club Opening Now! First Meeting in comfy Morton Hall on Saturday, March 12, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. First Moderator: Jenny Giddy Read, ponder, discuss, broaden your horizons, have fun –… Continue reading

March, 2011: DJ Kadajian, celebrated documentary filmmaker and the Man Behind the Zen Dog

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Let’s Meet for Coffee! Our roving morning reporter, Kathy Chaneles, catches up with people around Town March, 2011: DJ Kadajian, celebrated documentary filmmaker and the Man Behind the Zen Dog I arrive at… Continue reading

Morton Movie Night Presents: Kansas City Bomber – March 16, 2011

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Morton Movie Night Presents… KANSAS CITY BOMBER Please join us for another campy favorite! Wednesday, March 16, 2011, at 6:30 p.m. Morton Memorial Library & Community House 82 Kelly Street, Rhinecliff, NY 12574… Continue reading

2011 Summer Recreation Employment

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The Town of Rhinebeck is currently accepting applications for summer employment. Open positions may include: * Camp Director (must be 25 years old or 21 with a related degree) * Assistant Camp Director… Continue reading