Monthly Archive: July, 2012

“Rhinebeck Reads March in October”

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Starr Library Plans a Town-Wide Reading Program What’s a great way to bring our community closer and get people talking to each other about meaningful topics? Host a town-wide reading program! It works… Continue reading

Morton’s Acoustic Show

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Morton’s Acoustic Show Friday, August 17 @ 8:00 Before microphones, before amplifiers, before electric guitars, there was… Pure Acoustic Music! Featuring: Dented Fenders, Sean Crimmins, Peter Conklin, Shelby & Liz, The Riches. Donations… Continue reading

It’s time to sign up for the 5th annual Starr Library Sleepover!

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Bring your sleeping bag, pillow & pj’s to enjoy books, pizza, crafts, a treasure hunt, and a movie during this special event. Friday, August 17, 6:30pm For 6 – 11 year olds.   Adult… Continue reading

Morton Movie Night

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The Artist Wednesday, August 15 @ 6:30 Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo and John Goodman Directed by Michel Hazanavicius Rated PG-13; 100 minutes; 2011 Outside a movie premiere, enthusiastic fan Peppy Miller literally bumps… Continue reading

Highlights from the Footlights at the CENTER

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Highlights from the Footlights September 1-2 8 pm Saturday, 3pm Sunday Tickets: $22 Adults; $20 seniors & children Box Office: (845)876-3080   You’re invited to a great party—a Razzle-Dazzle great party! With all… Continue reading

Hannaford Recalls Cantaloupes

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North Carolina Farm Recalls Athena Cantaloupes For Immediate Release: July 28, 2012 On Saturday, Burch Farms of North Carolina announced a recall of Athena cantaloupes because the product may contain listeria monocytogenes. No… Continue reading

Food Pantry at the Church of the Messiah update July 29, 2012

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 The Food Pantry at the Episcopal Church of the Messiah in Rhinebeck now serves over 190 households.  Open from 10:00 a.m. to  1:00 pm every Friday at 6436 Montgomery Street, it offers emergency… Continue reading

Door-to-Do​or Salesman~ Via the Rhinebeck Central School District

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Dear Parents and/or Guardians,Earlier this week, we received several calls from community members inquiring about a young man going door-to-door in several areas of our community.  The nature of the inquiries differed slightly… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Rhinebeck school district seeks to head off serious injuries

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RHINEBECK, N.Y. — The Board of Education is considering  a policy requiring students in grades 5 through 12 to undergo neurocognitive testing to set a baseline for comparison if they suffer head injuries… Continue reading

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK ~ July 26, 2012

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NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY 459 AM EDT THU JUL 26 2012 THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT…WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK FROM THE CAPITAL DISTRICT SOUTHWARD…INCLUDING THE CATSKILLS…MID… Continue reading

SCHUMER REVEALS: NUMBER OF WHOOPING COUGH CASES IN NEW YORK

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Schumer: Whooping Cough Is Very Contagious and Particularly Dangerous to Infants; Adults at Risk, Too, Because Vaccine Wears Off U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the Centers for Disease Control and… Continue reading

Keep Your Cool During Summer Heat

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New York State Health Department Heat-related illnesses occur when the body is unable to cool itself. The most common heat-related illnesses are heat stroke (sun stroke), heat exhaustion, heat cramps and heat rash.… Continue reading

SummerScape presents its first comic opera

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Emmanuel Chabrier’s The King in Spite of Himself   “Again this year SummerScape’s eye-catching attraction is opera . . . Chabrier’s ravishing comic opera in a fully staged production opening on Friday evening.”… Continue reading

Letters to the editor: Warning to area parents!

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Dear parents and community members. My 13 year old son was taking a walk in Ferncliff Forest, checking out the fish and exploring nature.  He thought a man (~50 years old) was following… Continue reading

The Daily Freeman Reports: Standardized test results for region

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Rhinebeck’s best performance came in seventh-grade math, in which 84.2 percent of students met or exceeded state standards, and the district’s worst performance was in third-grade math, a subject in which 62.9 percent… Continue reading

Arbor Ridge Coffee and Culture Event : Ed Fitchett

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Ed Fitchett with his historic color movies will be at Arbor Ridge Coffee & Culture event – Tuesday August 21 starting at 1:30. This is a free event and open to the public.… Continue reading

Come develop your new musicals in the heart of the Hudson Valley

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Love musicals? Now you can be on the inside of the creation process. Rhinebeck Writers Retreat was created last year, to provide residencies for professional musical theatre writing teams from around the world.… Continue reading

Brookmeade Bark-a-Thon … A Canine Event August 4th 2012

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Dogs have their day to benefit The Community at Brookmeade Foundation. Imagine your favorite entering the Doggie Costume Contest! How about a dog agility contest? Join the party on Saturday August 4 from… Continue reading

Robert Hite exhibit at Montgomery Row Second Level

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Paintings, Sculptures and Photographs by Robert Hite August 6 – September 26, 2012   Artist’s Reception Saturday August 18, 2012  

Be energy efficient:Say good-bye to your old refrigerator or freezer and we’ll give you $50!

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Central Hudson can help lower your monthly energy bills — and pay you to do it! We’ll give you $50 to recycle your old, working refrigerator or freezer. We’ll even pick it up,… Continue reading

Rhinebeck summer concert series 2012

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The Dutchess County Fair ~ August 21st-26th, 2012

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  Tuesday: Justin Moore  Wednesday: Rock and Roll legend Chubby Checker Thursday: Lonestar Friday : Starship Saturday : The U.S. FMX Freestyle Motocross  Sunday: Championship Bull Riding     Fair Hours GATES OPEN Tuesday –… Continue reading

Air Quality Alert July 17th 2012

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THE NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION HAS ISSUED AN AIR QUALITY HEALTH ADVISORY AIR QUALITY LEVELS IN OUTDOOR AIR ARE PREDICTED TO BE GREATER THAN AN AIR QUALITY INDEX VALUE OF… Continue reading

Uncle Rock at the Starr: Aug 18th, 2012

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Uncle Rock Saturday,August 18th at 4PM   ~ Free! Starr Library, 68 W. Market St., Rhinebeck 845-876-4030                                                                   http://www.unclerock.com/

Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to be Cautious With High Danger of Wildfires

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Albany, NY (July 13, 2012) http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/07132012-high-danger-wildfires Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged all New Yorkers to take extra caution, as dry weather conditions have led to a heightened danger of wildfires across Upstate… Continue reading

This Week at the Spiegeltent

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Spiegeltent 2012 closes this weekend with Summer Salsa Night on Thursday, August 16 at 8:30 pm. Learn how to dance salsa, merengue, and cha-cha with Diane and Johnny Martinez and the salsa band… Continue reading

New York Renaissance Faire Aug. 4th – Sept. 23rd, 2012

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Join Us THIS Summer and Celebrate the 35 th Anniversary of the New York Renaissance Faire!   The Faire is a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England, set within the Majestic Groves  of the… Continue reading

The 2nd Annual Chef and Farmer Brunch

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LOCAL CHEFS, FARMERS & WINERIES JOIN FORCES FOR MILLERTON’S 2ND ANNUAL CHEF & FARMER BRUNCH AUGUST 19th – TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE! The 2nd Annual Chef and Farmer Brunch will be held on the… Continue reading

Official Kaatsbaan International Dance Center

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SHOWCASE III EXTREME BALLET 2012 Saturday, August 18, 2012 at NOON Please join us for our final Showcase 2012 Extreme Ballet summer program. The showcase is free and open to the public. http://www.kaatsbaan.org/… Continue reading

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