Monthly Archive: May, 2012

Biden to address USMA graduates

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WEST POINT – Vice President Joe Biden will be the keynote speaker at the US Military Academy at West Point graduation on this coming Saturday, May 26. The 10 a.m. event at Michie… Continue reading

Memorial Day Parade May 28th, 2012

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The Village of Rhinebeck will hold its annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday May 28, 2012. Ceremonies will begin at 9:15 A.M. in the hamlet of Rhinecliff. The American Legion Firing Squad commanded… Continue reading

“Buckle Up New York” enforcement campaign

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ALB ANY – “Buckle Up New York,” a 14-day statewide campaign aimed to crack down on drivers and their passengers who do not wear seatbelts, will be launched by the New York State… Continue reading

Children’s Media Project’s summer programs

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 These programs will offer a hands-on experience in media-making as children and youth, ages 10 through 14, try out a variety of media including animation, radio, and video. Children’s Media Project is an… Continue reading

Upstate Films launches UpDocs:

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This Friday, May 18th, Upstate Films launches UpDocs: a week-long celebration of documentary film. At 4:30, the series opens with THE ISLAND PRESIDENT. “The Maldives’ charismatic president Mohamed Nasheed came to power in… Continue reading

Mid-Hudson Classical Guitar Society Presents:

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Terry Champlin and Friends Sunday, May 27 @ 3:00 Composer and guitarist Terry Champlin will be performing works by Chopin, Schumann, and himself from 3 new albums (Eventual Spring, My Mind was a… Continue reading

Annual Car Wash Fundraiser

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Your chance to make a Real Difference in the lives of our neighbors.  Here’s How…Get your car washed at the 4th Annual Car Wash Fundraiser to help the Food Pantry at the Church… Continue reading

Lost Puppy!

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Lost! Rubie! 6 month old French Bulldog Puppy! Red faun, female, friendly, no collar. Last seen in wooded area near 84 Deer Ridge Rd, Staatsburg. (Near Schultzville Rd and Primrose Hill.) Please call… Continue reading

Google Maps Street View Car in Rhinebeck

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Louis snapped this photo of Google Maps Street View Car in Rhinebeck yesterday. Did you see them?

NY Heritage Weekend May 19th-20th, 2012

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There’s something for everyone during the 2012 NY Heritage Weekend. We invite everyone from New York City, north to the Canadian Border. Read On:http://www.heritageweekend.org/home.aspx Heritage Weekend events can include special programs, discounted or… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: School district vote results

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RHINEBECK Budget: Passed, 604-203 School board winners: Diane Lyons (3-year term), Mark Fleischhauer (3-year term), Lisa Rosenthal (2-year term) Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2012/05/15/news/doc4fb2f69bcd808612009148.txt?viewmode=fullstory

HOME INVASION IN LAGRANGE

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PRESS RELEASE New York State Police, Troop K May 15, 8:45 a.m.       On Monday, May 14, 2012, at approximatley 10:20 p.m., the New York State Police at Troop K responded to a… Continue reading

Mountain Jam 2012

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Innovation and Our Schools

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Bulkeley Middle School 7th and 8th grade students WOW’d and educated politicians, philanthropists, and principals with their engineering projects at a ribbon cutting for the school’s new technology lab last Thursday, May 10th.… Continue reading

“PAINT WHAT YOU FEEL” Astor Kids Abstract Art Show

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“PAINT WHAT YOU FEEL” Astor Kids Abstract Art Show Date: May 20th, 2012 Time: 1pm – 3pm Place: Astor’s Residential Programs Student Art Galley, 6339 Mill Street, Rhinebeck On Sunday, May 20, 2012,… Continue reading

Caring for your trees at the Starr

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Caring for your trees Tues. May 15, 6:30pm Free   This class is a short course in tree health: we will discuss basic tree care including watering, mulching, fertilizing and the when and… Continue reading

Starr Library Community Day

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What: Starr Library Community Day When: Saturday, June 9, 11am – 3pm Where: Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY 12572 Website: http://www.starrlibrary.org Contact: 845-876-4030 We’re throwing a party as a small… Continue reading

Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome’s museum opens for 50th anniversary season

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The Almanac Reports: Now that our long dry spell finally seems to have ended, you may be remembering the record-breaking wet summer of 2011 and thinking ahead to fun activities for rainy days.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce, News

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The Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce held their May Business After-Hours Event on Thursday evening, which featured a very special ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly renovated lower level of the CENTER for Performing… Continue reading

The last Third Thursday luncheon of the season May 17th, 2012

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The last Third Thursday of the season will take place this Thursday, May 17th at The Church of the Messiah on Montgomery Street in Rhinebeck. The beneficiary of the luncheon is the Emergency… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Rhinebeck school board’s paperless meetings have problems

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RHINEBECK, N.Y. — The Board of Education still is trying to work out bugs in its paperless meeting system. The system, being used on a trial basis through Dutchess  County BOCES, has frustrated… Continue reading

Learn about Rhinebeck ancestors Via the Cemetery

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Saturday, May 19th, 2-4 pm at the Rhinebeck Cemetery   Steven Mann will take us on a tour of the Rhinebeck Cemetery. Meet at the chapel which is at the corner of Route… Continue reading

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Dutchess County ‘social host’ law ~ Older law, but new to some!

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The county’s Social Host Law, which took effect June 26th, 2008 makes it a violation of law punishable by a fine or imprisonment for anyone – regardless of age – who owns or rents… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Reduced hours proposed for rural post offices

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The latest proposal to save the debt-ridden U.S. Postal Service millions of dollars won’t close any facilities, but many small rural post office branches would have reduced operating hours Read On: http://www.dailyfreeman.com/articles/2012/05/10/news/doc4faba5c11be22940742553.txt?viewmode=fullstory 12574-9800… Continue reading

“ART FOR MORTON’S SAKE”

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Saturday, May 26 – 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Join us for a wonderful evening at our Fundraising Auction to benefit Morton Memorial Library. Reception begins at 6:00 p.m., with light food and… Continue reading

Come join the Rhinebeck-Red Hook Knitting Group.

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We will be meeting throughout the year at Taste Budd’s Cafe in Red Hook from 6-9 p.m. on Tuesdays for snacks and comaraderie. Knitting/crocheting beginners & enthusiasts – all are welcome. For more… Continue reading

Open house at Rhinebeck Montessori School

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Rhinebeck Montessori School is having an open house for parents and children wishing to enroll for the 2012-2013 school year on June 5th from 9:30-11:30. Please call us at 845-876-6406 or email us… Continue reading

Spring Break – 80’s Night In Support Of Africa Friday, May 18th 2012

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SPRING BREAK – 80’S NIGHT IN SUPPORT OF AFRICA HOSPICE INITIATIVE (AHI) Sponsored by Lighten Up! Lighten Up! — a company that educates and advocates about end of life care — invites you… Continue reading

Sirius Play Dog Training and K9 Nose Work® Rhinebeck Classes

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Sirius Play Dog Training and K9 Nose Work® is proud to offer the following classes in Rhinebeck starting the week of May 31st, 2012 K9 Nose Work® What is K9 Nose Work®? Dogs… Continue reading