Monthly Archive: July, 2011

Tivoli Yard Sale ~ Saturday, July 30th 2011

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Village-wide yard sale. 8am-5pm. Throughout Tivoli, PLEASE CALL FOR UPDATES! 845-757-2021

Social media networks can spoil job opportunities

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The flip side of social media’s interconnectivity is now coming to light. Information posted on those sites can also be used to spoil job opportunities. YNN: http://hudsonvalley.ynn.com/content/top_stories/550274/social-media-networks-can-spoil-job-opportunities/

Rhinebeck Farmers Market July 24th 2011

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July 24th – Annual Corn Roast Corn doesn’t get any fresher than this! Stop by for some farm fresh, grilled corn on the cob. All proceeds benefit the Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market. Starts at… Continue reading

At Bard, a world-class SummerScape

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For regular theatergoers, for those refined souls who enjoy the cultural experience of a full-scale opera or an exquisite symphony, this is the time of year to be in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Come… Continue reading

New Versions of Scams Misrepresenting Government Agencies and Officials

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Issued By: NYS – Division of Homeland Security & Emergency Services   Fraud alerts from various states and press reports indicate that new versions of e-mails in which recipients are instructed to submit… Continue reading

Cuomo visits Dutchess, signs texting-driving ban

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MILLBROOK — Those who talk on their cellphone or send text messages while driving now are more likely to get a ticket — and get penalized more for it. Gov. Andrew Cuomo believes… Continue reading

Village of Rhinebeck Municipal Parking Lot – Notice of Closure

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Village of Rhinebeck to conduct Municipal Parking Lot maintenance Mayor Jim Reardon announced today that the municipal parking lot on East Market St. will be partially closed on July 18th and 19th for… Continue reading

Our roving reporter, Kathy Chaneles, catches up with local resident: Elaine Rachlin ~ Chanteuse

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Let’s Meet for Coffee! Our roving reporter, Kathy Chaneles, catches up with local resident:   Elaine Rachlin ~   Chanteuse July 10th 2011 A brilliantly sunny Sunday morning in July, with Independence Day past, and… Continue reading

State Police Issue 102 Tickets During Speed Enforcement Operation on Interstate 84 in Fishkill~ Heads up!

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On Wednesday, July 13, a team of New York State Troopers issued 102 tickets in less than eight hours between 8AM and 4PM on Interstate 84, east of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, in the Town of Fishkill,… Continue reading

Smartphone Application Creator Eyes Rhinebeck

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The Rhinebeck Resident Postings of Village/Town Topics By Rhinebeck resident Meridith Ferber   Smartphone Application Creator Eyes Rhinebeck Rhinebeck Village Board on Tuesday, July 12. 2011 SignPost Apps presented its’ proposed Rhinebeck centered… Continue reading

Author Reading July 26th at Starr Library ~ THE EXPLORER’S CODE by Kitty Pilgrim

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Author Reading:  THE EXPLORER’S CODE by Kitty Pilgrim Wednesday, July 26th at 5pm Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck, 845-876-4030   Award-winning CNN correspondent Kitty Pilgrim has travelled to the farthest reaches… Continue reading

Bill to study if Hudson River Valley should be National Park Service unit reintroduced

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WASHINGTON DC – Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-NY) and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) have reintroduced legislation to authorize the National Park Service (NPS) to conduct a study on whether the Hudson River Valley… Continue reading

18th Annual: Jung On The Hudson Rhinebeck, New York

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The New York Center for Jungian Studies is proud to present its 18th annual Jung on the Hudson Summer Seminars — a series that offers an opportunity for participants to meet and exchange… Continue reading

SwimmingHoles.info ~ New York Swimming Holes and Hot Springs, rivers, creek, springs.

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Remember the “old swimmin’ hole”? Well, many are still there and they are still lots more fun and naturally beautiful than a chlorinated swimming pool! SwimmingHoles.info  focuses on moving, fresh water spots –… Continue reading

Music in the parks 2011

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Free Lawn Concerts at Vanderbilt and Mills ~ 2011 http://www.nps.gov/vama/planyourvisit/upload/concerts2011-2.pdf For Information or Rain Location Telephone: (845) 229-8086

Food Pantry Needs – Church of the Messiah ~The need is greater when school is out!

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The Church of the Messiah 6436 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 (845) 876-3533 http://www.rhinebeck-episcopal.org/   Please call for drop off times.  Thank You! List of needs for the Food Pantry ( Rhinebeck) Coffee… Continue reading

SummerScape presents: The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen

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July 13, 17, 20, and 24 at 3 pm July 14–16* and July 21–23* at 8 pm Theater Two $45 “You forget you are in a theatre; to look on with horror and… Continue reading

DISCUSSION: Joy Gross, Joy’s Recipes for Living Younger… Longer!

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Saturday, July 23, 7:30pm Octogenarian Joy Gross discusses her new book of recipes and health tips. http://www.oblongbooks.com/event/discussion-joy-gross-joys-recipes-living-younger-longer For more info call Oblong Books & Music, (518) 789-3797

Tivoli-based coalition works to recruit younger farmers

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TIVOLI — In the valley known for its fertile land, a new, younger generation of farmers is coming along. The National Young Farmers Coalition, or NYFC, a group with roots that go back… Continue reading

Hudson River water taxi service resumes between Kingston, Rhinecliff

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KINGSTON — Hudson River water taxi service has resumed between Kingston and Rhinecliff aboard The Lark. The service, provided by Hudson River Cruises, is available from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays… Continue reading

Nature’s beauty is on display

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“I am very thrilled to be a part of this important exhibit, which emanates the timeless beauty of this valley,” said Rhinebeck’s James Gurney, plein-air painter and author-illustrator of the award-winning series “Dinotopia.”… Continue reading

Giant Hogweed ~ Do Not Touch This Plant!

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Agency warns giant plant that causes blindness, blisters spreading across NY Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum) is a Federally listed noxious weed. Its sap, in combination with moisture and sunlight, can cause severe skin… Continue reading

NYCLU releases “Know Your Rights” FAQ on New York’s Marriage Fairness Law

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NEW YORK – The New York Civil Liberties Union today released a “Know Your Rights” guide that answers frequently asked questions concerning the Marriage Equality Act – the new law granting lesbian and… Continue reading

Actress Melissa Leo discusses filmmaking with teens in city

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On the second floor of the Children Media Project’s home on Academy Street in the city, Leo spoke emphatically and emotionally about acting and challenged her listeners to explore the many behind-the-scenes careers… Continue reading

Teen readers have chance to meet favorite authors

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According to Suzanna Hermans, the manager of Oblong Books in Rhinebeck, the Hudson Valley YA Society is the perfect place to “geek out” for books. YA stands for young adult, and with the… Continue reading

Morton’s Acoustic Show ~ Friday, July 15 @ 8:00

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Before microphones, before amplifiers, before electric guitars, there was… Pure Acoustic Music! Featuring: The Greg Douglas Band, Annie Fox, R.V. Henninger, Scott Tumblety, and Mister K. Donations Suggested. Refreshments provided by The Rhinecliff.… Continue reading

The Greek Debt Crises…. Thoughts from David J. Albahary, CFP ®, CCPS

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The markets are assuming a happy ending to the Greek debt crises.  The Dow Jones Industrial average is up nearly 150 points today or an increase of 1.25%. Greece needed a loan from… Continue reading

Rhinebeck seeks OK for two crossings for the handicapped

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“A lot of our senior community, the village green, Wells Manor, and the Delamater house all being in the same area, people need a crosswalk to get over to the other side of… Continue reading

Rhinebeck to review trash options for village

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RHINEBECK — A task force is being established with the town to determine alternatives for the current village trash pickup. Mayor James Reardon on Tuesday said anticipated budget increases due to equipment costs… Continue reading

Sushi restaurant relocates to Rhinebeck

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Edo Sushi, formerly of Hyde Park, has relocated to 1094 Route 308, Rhinebeck. The owners, Eva and Stanley Lai, have expanded their menu to include a few Chinese favorites. They first opened on… Continue reading