Monthly Archive: February, 2013

Village Tree Commission Meetings – All Are Welcome

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Rhinebeck residents are invited to attend the regular monthly meeting of the Rhinebeck Village Tree Commission at the Village Hall this coming Tuesday evening, March 5th, from 7-8:30pm. Some of the Agenda items… Continue reading

Vassar Repertory Dance Theatre

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SPRING FIELD TRIPS, WORKSHOPS ARE IN BLOOM AT THE CENTER!REGISTRATION ALSO OPEN FOR SUMMER CAMP

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Spring is just around the corner, and The Center offers a wide array of spring theater workshops and daytime field trip matinee performances for participants of all ages. The annual Sam Scripps Shakespeare… Continue reading

March 9th, 2013 – Celtic Heels

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Celtic Heels Irish Dance March 9 11 a.m. Saturday Tickets: $7 children; $9 for adults & seniors Box Office: (845)876-3080   http://www.centerforperformingarts.org/shows-and-auditions/item/celtic-heels-irish-dance-2 Joan McGrenaghan and her performing troupe have delighted audiences for over… Continue reading

At the Center – Spring Awakening

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Spring Awakening   March 1 – 17 8 pm Fridays & Saturdays 3 pm Sundays Tickets $26 Adults; $24 seniors Box Office (845) 876-3080 http://www.centerforperformingarts.org/shows-and-auditions/item/spring-awakening   Claiming 8 Tony Awards in 2007 including… Continue reading

Next Month: Fisher Center’s 10th Anniversary Celebration Begins

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2013 marks the beginning of the Fisher Center’s second decade, and the festivities begin in April with a monthlong celebration of the performing arts. Join us often to see and hear new, rediscovered,… Continue reading

Calico Restaurant MS fundraiser

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For the past 19 years, my wife Leslie and I have owned and operated Calico Restaurant & Patisserie in Rhinebeck, NY. http://www.calicorhinebeck.com Each year we choose a different charity to raise money for.… Continue reading

02-23-13 Update: Negotiations Between Durham and Teamsters Still Unresolved; Teamsters Continue Threats of Strike

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Negotiators for Durham School Services and Teamsters Local 445, representing Durham bus drivers and monitors, returned to the bargaining table on Thursday, February 21, 2013 but did not reach a deal in their… Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day Parade! March 10th, 2013

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade! March 10th, 2013   The Parade and Shamrock Run are Rain or Shine Events Please line up for the Run on Albany Avenue for the Start at 12:50 PM The… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Blogger Ginger Long’s Women in Control: My Technicolor Dream Coat

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My Technicolor Dream Coat I’m not big into things.  Possessions.  Material falderal and knick-knacky trappings.  I like moments.  Memories.  Personal connections.  Those brief intimate interactions between people that are instantly and indelibly captured, imprinted and immediately embossed… Continue reading

2013 Rhinebeck Country Living Fair Sweepstakes

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Enter for a chance to win two (2) Country Living Fair admission tickets in Rhinebeck, New York, June 7-9, 2013, three (3) nights stay in a hotel as selected by the Sponsor (one… Continue reading

2/23/13 – WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM EST SUNDAY… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW AND FREEZING RAIN…WHICH IS… Continue reading

The Observer Reports: New bank proposed in Rhinebeck

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The Mid Hudson Medical Group is seeking subdivision approval from Rhinebeck to create a building lot for a new bank in the Stop&Shop plaza on Route 9, which they hope to lease to… Continue reading

Morton Acoustic Night March 15th, 2013

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Morton Acoustic Night            Friday, March 15 @ 8:00 Before microphones, before amplifiers, before electric guitars, there was… Pure Acoustic Music!

 Featuring: H. Hanson, Acoustic Fire, The Riches, and more. Donations Suggested.
 Refreshments provided… Continue reading

Fantastic Four 4th Annual Morton Talent Show

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Fantastic Four 4th Annual Morton Talent Show Friday, March 1 @ 6:00 Doors open at 6 p.m.  Show begins at 7 p.m.

 This is an evening to celebrate the talents of your friends… Continue reading

At Morton Memorial Library

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Mid-Hudson Classical Guitar Society Presents:
 A Tribute to Andres Segovia Sunday, February 24 @ 3:00 Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Maestro’s birth, members of the society will perform works closely associated with… Continue reading

The Town of Rhinebeck is recruiting part-time seasonal employment for our summer recreation programs

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2013 Summer Season may include: Pool Coordinator Senior Guard WSI Lifeguard Lifeguard Swim Lesson Coordinator Aqua Aerobics Instructor   Camp Camp Director (must be 25 years of age or 21 years of age… Continue reading

Will you lead a Sweep in your community ?

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On Saturday, May 11, 2013, hundreds of volunteers will flock to the shores of the Hudson for the 2nd annual Riverkeeper Sweep, our day of service for the Hudson River. In 2012, 450… Continue reading

“Distinct Personalities”

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 Marc Sacerdote Distinct Personalities: Collage, Digital Art and Animation   March 1- 30, 2013 Artist Reception Saturday, March 8, 5-7 Where: Marc Sacerdote’s exhibit, “Distinct Personalities” showcases Sacerdote’s creativity and expertise using digital… Continue reading

RPI Summer Academy at Rhinebeck – Register Today!

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Rhinebeck Science Foundation After the overwhelming success and positive response of last summer’s LEGO Robotics programs at Starr Library, we are excited to bring both the Jr. and NXT LEGO programs back to… Continue reading

Central Hudson has uncovered a cyber-security attack

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Central Hudson Warns Customers of Cyber Attack Involving Customer Records   Central Hudson is alerting  – via precautionary telephone calls, emails and U.S. mail – its customers to notify them that their private… Continue reading

J. S. Bach’s St. John Passion~Sosnoff Theater

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J. S. Bach’s St. John Passion   Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 at 8 pm 7 pm Preconcert Talk by Alexander Bonus Sosnoff Theater Suggested donation: $20 (orchestra seating); $15 (parterre/balcony);… Continue reading

Children’s Toys and Clothes Rhinebeck Community Nursery

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Children’s Toys and Clothes Rhinebeck Community Nursery School is getting ready for their Children’s Toy and Clothing Sale, the third weekend in May.  Donations of used toys and children’s clothing (size baby to… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Rotary Club & Rhinebeck Crew

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On February 11th 2013 the Rhinebeck Rotary club was pleased to host Rhinebeck Crew & Rhinebeck Crew, Inc. Photo:Rhinebeck Rotary President Mike Frazier Rhinebeck Crew, Inc. Treasurer Tony Salamone Molly Imperato, Taylor Russell. Photo… Continue reading

BEST OF HUDSON VALLEY 2013 ~ Vote On!

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BEST OF HUDSON VALLEY 2013 (READERS’ PICKS) Who has the best burger in the region? Where can you find the best brunch? Here’s your chance to let us know all the reasons you… Continue reading

Why Did the Salamander Cross the Road?

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     For more information on this project or other Estuary Program offerings, contact Laura Heady, Biodiversity Outreach Coordinator, at ltheady@gw.dec.state.ny.us  or 845-256-3061. http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5094.html  

Rhinebeck Blogger & Photographer Liz Cooke’s Every picture tells a story.

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Where you find it It’s been a cold few months in the Hudson Valley, which took me by surprise since last winter was downright balmy. I had such high hopes for this season,… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Death of 80-year-old circus member

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RHINEBECK, N.Y. — An 80-year-old man who was a member of the Yankee Doodle Circus that performed in a fundraising event for the Rhinebeck High School’s Students Against Destructive Decisions died in his… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Northern Dutchess Hospital Expansion

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RHINEBECK, N.Y. — The developer of a proposed 80,000-square-foot expansion of Northern Dutchess Hospital wants a tax plan that would require no payments for seven years, the Village Board was told Wednesday night.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Blogger Lesa Cline-Ransome’s Writerhood

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Writer, Uninterrrupted Today my daughter submitted her college admission acceptance form and I realized that any day now I’ll have two kids out of the house and in college.  Two kids are still at home… Continue reading