Monthly Archive: August, 2011

The Department of Health has instituted a boil water order for users of the Village of Rhinebeck water

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Mayor Jim Reardon announced this afternoon that in consultation with the Dutchess County Department of Health, due to the effects of Hurricane Irene on the quality of the water coming from the Hudson… Continue reading

The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck ~ Rhinebeck theatre sustains catastrophic flooding. Many cancelations

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As a result of damages The CENTER has no choice but to cancel all activities through Labor Day Weekend including performances of Highlights from the Footlights and The All-American Audience Participation Magic Show.… Continue reading

The Village of Rhinebeck has declared a water emergency 8/31/2011

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August 31, 2011 8:00 am The Village of Rhinebeck has declared a water emergency. Mayor Jim Reardon stated today “Due to the high level of turbidity in the Hudson River caused by runoff… Continue reading

Marybeth Cale of Cale Consulting,LLC Words on saying goodbye to your college freshman

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About nineteen years ago, almost to the day, we packed the family minivan with all of my so-called “essentials” (you know, Ramen Noodles in bulk, prepaid phone cards, pretty pink stationary to keep… Continue reading

THE KINGSTON NY AREA- UC SPCA Needs your help!

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KINGSTON NY AREA- uc spca was evacuated last night due to flooding. Currently they are housed in a building with no electricity, they cannot return to the spca due to 6′ of flood water. They are… Continue reading

21st ANNUAL RHINEBECK ROTARY FALL CLASSIC

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WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 28th AT RED HOOK GOLF CLUB Since 1991, when Rhinebeck Rotary first set out to support the athletic programs of two local school districts, Red Hook and Hyde Park (after their… Continue reading

Artist Studio Views Tour ~ September 3-4, 2011

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Art Studio Views is an annual event dedicated to promoting the work and talent of local artists in the Rhinebeck area. Artists from Hyde Park, Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Rhinecliff, Staatsburg, and Tivoli open… Continue reading

SIRIUS PLAY Dog Training September/October

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REAL WORLD BASIC MANNERS For dogs and puppies with little or no training or if you’d just like to work on your dog’s training Learn how to handle your dog with distractions. Leash… Continue reading

Found Dog ~ Do you know her? 8/28/2011~Released to owner this afternoon. 8/30/2011 YAY!

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Super sweet young beagle found at Mt Rutsen and River Roads in Rhinebeck.  Please Contact Gina at  914-475-2890

New York State Police Travel Advisory

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Monday, August 29, 2011 @ 4:00 PM   Numerous primary and secondary roads in the eastern half of New York State are affected by flooding resulting from Tropical Storm Irene. Expect major delays.… Continue reading

Highlights from the Footlights ~ Rhinebeck Chamber Fundraiser September 2, 2011 Canceled

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Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce Most unfortunately, the CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck has sustained major flooding and is closed until further notice. They are hoping to be up and running for… Continue reading

Church of the Messiah Presents: Mad Dash: Sept. 5 (Labor Day), 2011

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Mad Dash Please join a few hundred of us on Labor Day for a morning’s run (or walk) in the scenic Rhinebeck countryside. There will be 5k and 10k races, and a 5k… Continue reading

Alert! Rhinebeck’s Mayor asks for all residents to conserve water 11:00am 8/30/2011

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The Village of Rhinebeck is asking for everyone’s help in conserving water. Mayor Jim Reardon states “The effects of hurricane Irene have led to some water main breaks. We were on the scene… Continue reading

Scenes from Irene ~ Rhinebeck

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  Rhinecliff  Dock ~ 8/28/2011 Flooding from Irene  Photo taken by Kristin S. Carter     Sadly some folks woke up to that ! Photo taken by Linda Michetti Murray      … Continue reading

Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market Cancelled for Sunday 8/28/2011

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The Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market has been cancelled for this Sunday, August 28th due to Hurricane Irene. Stay safe everyone and we will see you next Sunday, Sept 4th.

Alert! A message from Town of Rhinebeck Supervisor Tom Traudt.

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The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for our area. You will find Hurricane and Tropical Storm preparedness information linked to this post as provided by the Town’s Emergency Coordinators. Please… Continue reading

Poughkeepsie Journal Reports: Residents near Walkway asked to evacuate; park will close through weekend

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City of Poughkeepsie and state Bridge Authority officials are asking city residents who live within 500 feet of the Walkway Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110826/NEWS01/110826011/Residents-near-Walkway-asked-evacuate-park-will-close-through-weekend?odyssey=mod|breaking|text|PoughkeepsieJournal.com

New E-Scams & Warnings

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New E-Scams & Warnings In light of Hurricane Irene, the public is reminded to beware of fraudulent emails and websites purporting to conduct charitable relief efforts. To learn more about avoiding online fraud,… Continue reading

Alert! Notice from Mayor Jim Reardon 4:30 pm 8/26/2011 Re: Irene

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The Village of Rhinebeck is asking all Village residents to be sure and take all necessary precautions to protect themselves and their neighbors from injury due to the effects of the impending storm.… Continue reading

Dutchess County prepares for Hurricane Irene. Make sure you and your family are ready

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 Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Emergency Response officials are closely monitoring Hurricane Irene as it moves up the eastern coast toward New York.     Over the past two days, there have been a series of meetings and… Continue reading

The Daily Freeman Reports:All eyes on East Coast on Hurricane Irene

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New York declares state of emergency Follow coverage with interactive graphic, videos from the Freeman http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2011/08/25/blotter/doc4e5630e20ea28762747124.txt

Poughkeepsie Journal Reports : Rhinebeck Mayor’s traffic request ignored

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Re : Dutchess County Fair ~ Local residents objected to noise and fumes from the trucks, and the roads weren’t built for heavy trucks, Reardon said. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011108250333

Highlights from the Footlights Rhinebeck Chamber Fundraiser ~ September 2, 2011

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Highlights from the Footlights Rhinebeck Chamber Fundraiser The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck is partnering with the Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce to host a fundraiser on September 2, the opening night… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Farmers Market Aug 28th 2011

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August 28th – Kids’ Day Kids paint your own Rhinebeck Farmers’ Market T-shirt. Starts at 11am Music: Spiral Up Kids – Organic free range children’s music the whole family can groove to. http://www.spiralupkids.com

Poughkeepsie Journal Reports: Court backs Rhinebeck zoning

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RHINEBECK — Town officials are praising a decision by the Dutchess County Supreme Court Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2011108210352

Poughkeepsie Journal Reports:Rhinebeck mayor paying tax debt

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RHINEBECK — Village Mayor James Reardon confirmed he is paying back taxes he owes for the now-defunct florist business he owned in the village Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110819/NEWS01/108190319/Rhinebeck-mayor-paying-tax-debt-over-defunct-florist

Rhinebeck Little League~2011 Fall Baseball Registration

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Player and Volunteer registration for the upcoming district  Fall Baseball season has been extended through Monday, August 22.   Registration will be available on the Rhinebeck Little League website: http://www.rhinebeckll.com  Registration is available for the following age groups (age is based on player age… Continue reading

Dutchess County Fair in Rhinebeck 2011

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Schedule of Events at the Dutchess County http://www.dutchessfair.com/downloads/2011-pre-fair-brochure.pdf August 23rd – August 28th 2011 General Fair Hours  10am-10pm: Tues – Sunday Rides Run Daily  10am-11pm: Tues – Thurs, Sunday 10am – Midnight: Friday… Continue reading

Traffic Ticket Hoax E-mail Alert of July 2011 has returned.

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The New York State Police Computer Crime Unit has initiated an investigation into the release of a spam e-mail that is circulating heavily nationwide, primarily through Yahoo e-mail accounts.  The-mail purports to be… Continue reading

Rhinebeck teen golden in national taekwondo

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The Daily Freeman Reports: RHINEBECK — The quiet and unassuming Danielle Gay has found her way to the top in the sport of taekwondo. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2011/08/17/sports/doc4e4b00f8f0705332451053.txt