Monthly Archive: May, 2011

Not-the-Welcome-Letter-You-Dreamed-About-Now-What.

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The Rhinebeck Community Forum is happy to have a few words from Marybeth Cale of Cale Consulting, LLC  ~ College Admissions and Essay Coaching, Writing and Communications.   Visit our website for upcoming… Continue reading

“Bard Math Circle” — Saturday, June 4, 1-3pm

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“Bard Math Circle” — Starr Library 68 West Market Street Rhinebeck, NY 12572   (845) 876-4030 http://www.starrlibrary.org   Saturday, June 4, 1-3pm, in the Starr Library Children’s Room.  Volunteer math majors from Bard… Continue reading

BIG Book Sale Sponsored by Friends of Starr Library

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BIG Book Sale Sponsored by Friends of Starr Library Starr Library 68 West Market Street Rhinebeck, NY 12572 (845) 876-4030 http://www.starrlibrary.org Friday, June 3, 10am – 5pm Saturday, June 4, 10am – 4pm… Continue reading

Memorial Day – Rhinebeck 2011

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See Photos : http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/gallery?Site=BK&Date=20110530&Category=NEWS01&ArtNo=105300803&Ref=PH

State Police Issue 163 Tickets During Memorial Day Speed Enforcement Detail

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30 May 2011 State Police Issue 163 Tickets During Memorial Day Speed Enforcement Detail On Monday, May 30 (Memorial Day), a team of New York State Troopers issued 163 tickets in less than… Continue reading

Catskill Mountain High

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Seven years ago, WDST, or Radio Woodstock, held a one-day concert at Hunter Mountain to celebrate its 25th anniversary. The following year the musicfest was expanded to two days, then a year later… Continue reading

Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office starts summer river patrols

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YNN ~HYDE PARK, N.Y. — State statistics show a steady decline in boating accidents, injuries and deaths since 1980, even while the number of boater registrations has increased. “We want to make sure… Continue reading

Round 2 of Hudson River PCB dredging to begin

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FORT EDWARD, Washington County — A fleet of barges and tugs will hit the upper Hudson River soon to begin the main phase of a massive, multi-year dredging designed to finally rid the… Continue reading

2011 Relay For Life of Rhinebeck NY!~June 4 – 5, 2011 11AM – 8AM

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  2011 Relay For Life of Rhinebeck NY Location: Dutchess County Fairgrounds The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance… Continue reading

Stewart’s recalls ice cream products

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Stewart’s Shops has recalled 19 ice cream products that might contain foreign material because of an equipment failure at its Saratoga County manufacturing plant. The chain, which has numerous stores… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Rotary Club ~ Citizens of the Year!

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On Monday, May 23, 2011, the Rhinebeck Rotary Club was pleased to recognize J. Louis Turpin and Julie Turpin as Citizens of the Year, Rhinebeck Savings Bank as Business of the Year, Rhinebeck… Continue reading

Opening of Thompson-Mazzarella Park Trail System

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May 28th 10:30 am.  Thompson-Mazzarella Park located behind the Starr Library.  On Saturday, May 28th, at 10:30 am the Town of Rhinebeck will inaugurate the public trail system at Thompson-Mazzarella Park with a… Continue reading

Health and Wellness for Life Expo ~ June 4th, 1:00 – 4:00 pm

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Health and Wellness for Life Expo coming up on Saturday, June 4th, 1:00 – 4:00 pm at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in conjunction with the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Featured speaker… Continue reading

Rhinebeck’s Starr Library Board of Trustees meeting update.

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Rhinebeck’s Starr Library Board of Trustees meetings will now be held on the third Monday each month at 5:00pm, EXCEPT when that day is a federal holiday. Then the meeting is on the… Continue reading

Our roving reporter, Kathy Chaneles, catches up with local resident: Rhinebeck School Superintendent Joseph Phelan

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K- Good Morning! Since we first spoke about doing this interview, I’ve  considered and rejected several approaches. I have decided not to discuss Budget, Board Candidates, Social Media, Substance Use, Politics, or Taxes.… Continue reading

Fairgrounds restrictions get long look from village of Rhinebeck

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“The fairgounds needs events in order to be able to survive,” he said. “Certainly we don’t want the Dutchess County Fair here 26 weeks out of the year because that would have a… Continue reading

Cleaning lady accused of stealing from employers

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RHINEBECK — A Milan woman is due in village court next month for allegedly stealing money, prescription medication and a slew of household items from a home where she was employed as cleaning… Continue reading

CELEBRATE LOCAL HEROES THIS MEMORIAL WEEKEND!

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Peter Muir and Friends will make your heart pump with pride in a celebration of popular music from its beginnings in the songs of Stephen Foster through to the Golden Age of Tin… Continue reading

Marcia Slatkin Reading Her Poetry Wednesday, June 1st @ 6:00pm

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“In fresh, invigorating language, with each poem a small lush painting, Slatkin evokes a sense of wonder at moments large and small.” Marcia Slatkin will have books and CDs for sale at her reading.… Continue reading

Community Seed Project ~ Poughkeepsie Farm Project

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We grow and save seeds for local distribution, teach seed saving skills to hundreds of youth and adults each year, and distribute free seeds to nonprofits with gardening programming.  Please see our Seed Give… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Farmers Market Founder ~ John Honey

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Rhinebeck Farmers Market In memory of our beloved friend and founder of the Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market. Without his interest, input and enthusiasm, we would not be where we are today. John Honey 1917-… Continue reading

Town Board News ~ Rhinebeck

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Click the links below for Town Board agendas, minutes, and announcements. Town Board agenda for 05/23/11. Town Board minutes for 04/11/11 Town Board minutes for 04/25/11 Older Town Board minutes.

Summer Program Registration ~ Rhinebeck

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If you missed registration at Town Hall for summer programs, including summer day camp, swim lessons, and swim team. you can still register at the town pool on weekends starting May 28th  with the… Continue reading

Picture the Past

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This photograph from our region’s past was sent in by Rhinebeck resident Peter Sipperley. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011105220306

TROOPERS KEEPING SAFETY IN SIGHT DAY & NIGHT

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Night Time Emphasis for Click It Or Ticket Campaign Poughkeepsie, NY (May 20, 2011) – Major Michael A. Kopy, Troop K Commander, today announced that troopers would be joining forces with local and… Continue reading

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome will hold a free open house from 1 to 5 p.m. June 4th 2011

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We have a special community and press event planned for Saturday, June 4th, at 1:00 PM. We won’t have an organized air show that day, but will be doing a lot of practice… Continue reading

On the Run: Rhinebeck’s Ruge garners national acclaim, international opportunity

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Training through the winter months for an early spring race can be challenging for a marathon runner. Cold-weather long runs and treacherous conditions are an added element to the already daunting physical nature… Continue reading

State police honor Rhinebeck sergeant

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ALBANY — Twenty-nine members of the State Police – including a Dutchess County sergeant — were honored at a ceremony today for their bravery and exemplary work. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011110519020

Beastie Boy and Bard alumnus Adam Yauch to receive honor at commencement Saturday

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Adam Yauch, a member of the Beastie Boys, will be in northern Dutchess County this weekend to receive an honor from Bard College, from which he graduated in 1986. Read On:http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110518/ENT04/110518015/Beastie-Boy-Bard-alumnus-Adam-Yauch-receive-honor-commencement-Saturday?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|PoughkeepsieJournal.com

Village of Rhinebeck wants better sidewalks

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RHINEBECK — The Village Board is taking steps to improve conditions noted in a recent study that found 46 percent of sidewalks to be deficient or damaged. Board member Terry Gipson said during… Continue reading