Monthly Archive: April, 2011

Hospital to offer CarFit for seniors

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RHINEBECK — Northern Dutchess Hospital will offer CarFit, a new program that could make a lifesaving difference to both older drivers and their loved ones. Developed through collaboration among the American Society on… Continue reading

Gas prices shatter $4 mark on way up

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The retail price for a gallon of regular gasoline in New York rose 6.9 cents last week to average $4 Sunday, according to the price-tracking website GasBuddy.com. In Dutchess County, prices ranged from… Continue reading

Okay this is no joke, we really do have to move over. It’s a new law…

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18 April 2011 Move Over Detail on I-84 in Dutchess and Putnam Counties Troop K Zone Two Troopers conducted a Move Over Blitz today on I-84 in Dutchess and Putnam Counties.   For… Continue reading

Conservatory Sunday: May 1 ~ Sosnoff Theater

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Conservatory Sunday: May 1 Sunday, May 1 at 3 pm Sosnoff Theater This Conservatory Sunday concert will celebrate the works of two members of Bard’s current faculty, composers George Tsontakis and Joan Tower;.… Continue reading

Protecting the post offices from closing

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YNN RHINECLIFF, N.Y. — The United States Postal Service is cutting back in many ways, including closing some of its post offices. Recently, there had been some concern the Rhinecliff Post Office would… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Tree Planting Saturday, 4/30 at 9 am

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Join us to celebrate Arbor Day this Saturday starting at 9 am at the Village Hall. There will be a short talk on riparian plantings, and then a carpool over to the Legion… Continue reading

Morton Book Club – Silk by Baricco on May 10

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Morton Book Club! Next Meeting in comfy Morton Hall on Tuesday, May 10, 2011   6:00 – 7:30 p.m.   Moderator:  Gaby Conway gaby.now@hotmail.com Read, ponder, discuss, broaden your horizons, have fun – Silk… Continue reading

Time to bring out your fishing pole/rod! Health Advice on Eating Sportfish and Game ~ NYS

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Fishing is fun and fish are an important part of a healthy diet. Fish contain high quality protein; essential nutrients, healthy fish oils, and are low in saturated fat. However, some fish contain… Continue reading

A paranormal puzzle

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HYDE PARK  According to Miller, who swears she’s not crazy but realizes how she must sound, jewelry vanishes and reappears next to the cash register at Surviving Sisters Boutique. Shadows flash by mirrors.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Students Raise Funds with Fashion

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Faced with escalating costs to have their prom, Rhinebeck High School students came up with a creative solution with the help of Jeanne Dorrer and Dennis Fox, from Dennis Fox Salon and their… Continue reading

Artists for Autism

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Artists for Autism Saturday, May 7th 7 pm Sosnoff  Theater Tickets: $25, 35, 50 Presented by the Center for Spectrum Services, which serves Hudson Valley childen and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders, this… Continue reading

Organic Gardening Class at Starr Library April 19th and 26th

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Organic Gardening Class by Jay April 13th, 2011 Organic Gardening Class starting next Tuesday April 19 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm at Starr Library in Rhinebeck. There’s a second session on April… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Village Trustee announces Candidacy for Senate in 2012

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Rhinebeck’s own Terry Gipson, Village Trustee, has announced his candidacy for NYS Senate for the 41st District for the 2012 election. For More Info :   http://Facebook.com/TerryGipsonNY  and http://TerryGipsonNY.com/.

Post Partum Positivity ~ new support group

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A new support group for women experiencing depression, sadness or anxiety, following the birth of their baby.  Peer-led with a focus on expression, healing and recovery. “Speak Up When You’re Down”  2nd Tuesday… Continue reading

Prescription Drug Take Back Day

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The Community Coalition for Rhinebeck Youth, in partnership with the DEA, Rhinebeck Police, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, encourages you to help keep our youth safe by properly disposing of your unused and unwanted… Continue reading

The 29th Women’s Studies Conference at SUNY New Paltz

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GreenFeminisms Women, Sustainability, and Environmental Justice The 29th Women’s StudiesConference at SUNY New Paltz April 30, 2011 Pre-register by April 22nd for local Hudson Valley farm lunch and lower admission. For more information:… Continue reading

Young Rhinebeck Announces Half Day / Whole World Friday April 29, 2011

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Friday, April 29, BMS and RHS students will have an early dismissal from school.  Young Rhinebeck, a non-profit organization, has arranged for a special program for that afternoon.  This HALF DAY/WHOLE WORLD PROGRAM will… Continue reading

Book Reading: John Sayles

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RHINEBECK, NY – On Saturday, April 30th at 7:30pm, Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St. (Rt. 9), Rhinebeck, will host a reading and signing with filmmaker John Sayles, author of “A Moment… Continue reading

Environmental tip

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Compost it! Compost helps improve soil so it holds more water and plants grow better. Allow grass clippings to stay on the lawn, instead of bagging them. The cut grass will decompose and… Continue reading

Troopers issue 55 tickets enforcing new move over law

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POUGHKEEPSIE – State Police handed out 55 tickets in the towns of Clinton, Stanford and Milan on the Taconic State Parkway this weekend enforcing the new Ambrose-Searles Move Over Act. That law requires… Continue reading

Self-Defense Class ~ Rhinebeck

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The Rhinebeck Recreation Committee is offering a Self-Defense Class on Friday, May 13 from 6pm-9pm and Saturday, May 14 from 9am-1pm. This 7-hour class will be open to the first 12 women who… Continue reading

The Rhinecliff Post Office may be closed—forever

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Did you know that they might close the Rhinecliff Post Office? Think about what that would mean—the loss of a community anchor, the place where you run into your neighbors, and the end… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Farmers Market

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The April 24th market has been cancelled because of the Easter holiday. We will open outside on May 8th, Mother’s Day. So, stop by today to stock up on all your favorites. http://rhinebeckfarmersmarket.com/

Young Rhinebeck Help Wanted

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Communications Specialist Young Rhinebeck, a small, non-profit organization serving youth, is seeking an individual for a short-term position to develop the organization’s visual identity and materials related to communications and fundraising.  Specific responsibilities… Continue reading

Having It Your Way: Planning for Peace and Dignity at Life’s End.

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Having It Your Way: Planning for Peace and Dignity at Life’s End; Exploration 1: Considering Your Options Sat, April 23, registration at 12:30pm; program runs from 1:00 to 4:00pm. This is the first… Continue reading

BARD COLLEGE HOSTS BENEFIT CONCERT FOR HAITI, APRIL 23

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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.—Bard College will host A Night of Uplifting Music: Hudson Valley ‘Notes to Haiti’ Fundraiser on Saturday, April 23 at 7 p.m. in the Sosnoff Theater of the Richard B. Fisher Center… Continue reading

Robin Hood ~The CENTER for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck

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Robin Hood Information April 22-23                                 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday Tickets: $24 adults; $22 seniors & children Box office: (845) 876-3080 • BUY ONLINE 661 Route 308 Rhinebeck, NY 12572   A new… Continue reading

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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The CENTER for Performing Arts ~ Rhinebeck April 1-17 SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL                                                          Friday and Saturday Shows: 8:00pm                               Sunday Matinees: 3:00pm No performance Sunday, April 3 Box Office: 845-876-3080

A Weekend of Brahms

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A Weekend of Brahms April 15 and 16 Sosnoff Theater Tickets $20, 30, 35 Pre-concert talk at 7 pm by James Bagwell Tragic Overture, Op. 81 (1880) A German Requiem, Op. 45 (1865–68)… Continue reading

AFRICA WEEK READING: Nnedi Okorafor, Akata Witch ~ Thursday, April 21, 7:30pm

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Please join us for a special event with Nnedi Okorafor, author of Akata Witch, a new young adult novel. This event is part of the Chinua Achebe Center’s Africa Week. Oblong Books &… Continue reading