Monthly Archive: December, 2011

Happy New Year

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Morton’s Acoustic Show~ Friday,January 20th, 2012

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Morton’s Acoustic Show Friday, January 20 @ 8:00 Before microphones, before amplifiers, before electric guitars, there was… Pure Acoustic Music! Featuring: Peter Conklin and Friends, Karl Allweier, The Blue Bottle Jug Band, H Hanson, … Continue reading

Morton Movie Night Groundhog Day Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

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Groundhog Day Wednesday, January 18 @ 6:30  Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Chris Elliot, Stephen Tobolowsky Columbia Pictures; Directed by Harold Ramis Rated PG; 103 minutes; 1993 
 Self-centered television weatherman, Phil Connors (Bill… Continue reading

Happy New Year ~ Food for thought

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Steve Jobs delivering his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford University Memorable quote: ‘Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma–which is living… Continue reading

Hudson Valley’s Terrapin Restaurant ~ Chef On A Shoestring: Special Wedding Edition

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Chef On A Shoestring: Special Wedding Edition Josh Kroner, chef and owner of the Hudson Valley’s Terrapin Restaurant, serves up a special wedding meal with grilled peaches, garlicky shrimp, pepper and cheese rollatini,… Continue reading

Anthony Bourdain visits the Culinary Institute of America

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From Food Network’s “A Cook’s Tour”, season one, episode 20; “My Life as a Cook”. Anthony Bourdain visits the Culinary Institute of America  ~ http://youtu.be/JgOn5dDkMAg

Trends for 2011. How do you think he did?

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Gerald Celente Author, Trends: How to Prepare for and Profit from the Changes of the 21st Century (Time Warner Books, 1997) Founder and Director, Trends Research Institute, Rhinebeck Trends 2011. How do you think… Continue reading

History of The “George Clinton” Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge

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The “George Clinton” Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge Fast facts * History * Engineering * Photos * Bridgewalk* Local Links * Senator Arthur Wicks of Ulster County and Senator Ernest Hatfield of Dutchess County joined forces… Continue reading

Bridge, Thruway authorities would be merged with State DOT under state proposal

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New York State News: ALBANY – The Governor’s Spending and Government Efficiency Commission has recommended that the New York State Bridge Authority and Thruway Authority be merged with the State Department of Transportation as… Continue reading

“Move Over” law to be expanded in 2012

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New York State News: ALBANY – The “Move Over” traffic safety law will be expanded on New Year’s Day to include tow truck operators and other authorized personnel involved in roadside assistance or… Continue reading

Ex-NYC theater finds refuge in Rhinebeck~ Reports the Poughkeepsie Journal

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If you’re a Hudson Valley resident who loves the arts, no one needs to tell you this area has become a favorite spot for New York City-based artists who are looking for a… Continue reading

American Buffalo January 6th – 8th 2012

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American Buffalo January 6-8 8pm Friday & Saturday 3pm Sunday Tickets: $20 adults; $18 seniors Box Office: (845)876-3080 The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck 661 Route 308 Rhinebeck, New York http://www.centerforperformingarts.org

Rhinebeck Democrats Take the Majority on Town Council

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 Elizabeth Spinzia Emerges as Winner in Upset Victory   December 23rd, 2011 After all the absentee votes were counted, Democratic candidate Elizabeth Spinzia emerged as the winner of one of two seats on the Rhinebeck… Continue reading

Bridge Authority approves toll hike~ 2011

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YNN ~ Commuters across the Hudson Valley might want to start saving some quarters. The cost of crossing the bridges over the Hudson River is going to go up. The new toll prices… Continue reading

A taste of Cinnamon

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Shiwanthi & Chaminda Widyarathna owners of Rhinebeck’s newest Indian Cuisine restaurant invites  you for a taste experience… Chaminda a graduate of the Sri Lankan culinary school is proud to introduce a menu that will be changing every three… Continue reading

DISCUSSION: Annie Leibovitz, “Pilgrimage” ~ January 7th, 2012

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Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St., Rhinebeck, NY. RSVPs are required for this free event. RSVP to rsvp@oblongbooks.com or call (845) 876-0500. Please join us for a very special afternoon with photographer… Continue reading

Rhinebeck man wins $250,000 in MegaMillions drawing

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Matthew Albrecht of Rhinebeck wasn’t exactly sure he was reading the lottery printout from the grocery store correctly. Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2011/12/20/news/doc4eeffcc70bf4d355303861.txt

Riverkeeper and Ulster County Join Forces to Protect the Lower Esopus and its Communities

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Ossining, NY— December 16, 2011 – In a joint petition submitted today, Ulster County and Riverkeeper took steps to require the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to obtain a permit… Continue reading

Hannaford Supermarkets this morning issued a voluntary recall of ground beef ~December 16th, 2011

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Hannaford Supermarkets this morning issued a voluntary recall of ground beef and is advising consumers to check for any ground beef purchased at its stores with a “sell-by” date of Dec. 17 or… Continue reading

Poughkeepsie Journal Reports: Proposed Rhinebeck code would limit fairgrounds crowds

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Proposed Rhinebeck code would limit fairgrounds crowds Dec 15, 2011 |  By Craig WolfPoughkeepsie Journal … about large events. The outcome will affect thousands who do not even live here, because Rhinebeck is the… Continue reading

Holiday Market this Sunday, Dec 18th, 2011

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Deals, deals, deals. This Sunday, we are offering deep discounts on gift certificates to local businesses. 100% of the proceeds will go to our Hurricane Recovery Fund which will help vendors in our… Continue reading

Rhinebeck BOE Appoints Vallas to Fill Unexpired Term as Trustee

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The Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education voted to fill the unexpired term of Laurie Rich, a former and long-term member of the Rhinebeck Board of Education, at their Regular meeting on… Continue reading

TROOPERS REMIND MOTORISTS TO EXERCISE EXTRA CARE ON THE HIGHWAY DURING THE UPCOMING HOLIDAY PERIOD

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Major Michael A. Kopy, Troop K Commander for the New York State Police today reminded motorists to exercise extra care on the highway, during the upcoming holiday period. “The Christmas Holiday period is… Continue reading

Poughkeepsie Journal Reports: Rhinebeck building hosted Van Buren

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A New York state historic marker on the northwest corner of West Market and Montgomery (Route 9) streets in the village is the only reminder of a 19th-century building that once stood there… Continue reading

TOWN’S SOLAR PROJECTS OPERATIONAL

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The Town of Rhinebeck is pleased to announce that it has completed the installation of solar panels at three locations – the Town Highway Garage, the Transfer Station and the Town Hall. The… Continue reading

Community Reminded to Be Wary of Companies Soliciting Money for Ads in Support of Rhinebeck School Programs

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Community members and businesses should be reminded that it is not the practice of the Rhinebeck Central School District to employ the services of any company for the purpose of soliciting money from individuals… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Rotary working with the Heart Safe Club to save lives

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On Monday, November 28, the Rhinebeck Rotary Club was pleased to host Linda Cotter-Forbes, Rhinebeck Resident, who spoke about the Heart Safe Club of Rhinebeck (heartsafeclub.org). Her daughter Kaitlin’s life was saved by… Continue reading

HUDSON VALLEY RUINS

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While surfing the web, makes sure to stop at HUDSON VALLEY RUINS This website is informative and fun with a touch of nostalgia. http://www.hudsonvalleyruins.org/rinaldi/PAGES/HVR-MAIN.htm A Virtual Trip on the Historic Hudson River Text and… Continue reading

A Christmas Carol ~ December 9th – 17th, 2011

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A Christmas Carol December 9-17 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays 3 p.m. Sunday Tickets: $18 Box Office: (845)876-3080 The CENTER for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck  661 Route 308 Rhinebeck, NY 12572 http://www.centerforperformingarts.org/

State police issued more than 800 tickets for texting-while-driving violations over the Thanksgiving Holiday

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Empire State News Reports: http://www.empirestatenews.net/News/20111202-1.html ALBANY – New York State Police issued 816 tickets for texting-while-driving violations over the Thanksgiving holiday. Approximately 330 of the tickets were issued as a direct result of “Operation… Continue reading