Monthly Archive: January, 2015

Travel Ban for Hudson Valley, Nassau County, and New York City Lifted Effective 7:30AM MTA System Wide Service Expected This Morning

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Travel ban in the Hudson Valley (Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester counties), Nassau County, and New York City is lifted effective at 7:30 a.m. I-84 as well as the Thruway have been… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Schools Closed 1/27/2015

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The Rhinebeck Central School District will be closed tomorrow Tuesday, January 27th. All activities including the Board of Education meeting and the Public Hearing on Veteran’s Exemptions are also canceled.

Dutchess County Braced for Winter Storm Emergency Operations Center Activated

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Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro is advising residents to be prepared for a significant winter weather event that could result in a State of Emergency  declaration with travel restrictions for this evening… Continue reading

TOWN OF RHINEBECK Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) / (WAC) 2015 Meeting Schedule

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TOWN OF RHINEBECK Conservation Advisory Board (CAB) All meetings begin at 7:00pm at Rhinebeck Town Hall 80 E Market St, Rhinebeck NY 2015 Meeting Schedule January 15 February 12 March 12 April 9… Continue reading

GOVERNOR CUOMO DECLARES STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR ALL DOWNSTATE COUNTIES THROUGHOUT HUDSON VALLEY, NEW YORK CITY AND LONG ISLAND

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  Tractor Trailer Ban on Select Roadways to Begin at 4PM; State Considering Full Travel Ban on Roads and Bridges and Suspension of Public Transit in Affected Areas at 11PM Governor Andrew M.… Continue reading

Jan 26, 2015 – Tonight’s Rhinebeck Town Board Meeting is Cancelled; Town Hall to Close Early

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Due to the forecast storm, the Town Supervisor has cancelled tonight’s Rhinebeck Town Board meeting, Monday January 26, and rescheduled it for Wednesday January 28 at 6:45 pm.   Town Hall will close… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Central School District seeks a new community representative to serve on the Board of Education Audit Committee Rhinebeck, NY

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The Rhinebeck Central School District is presently seeking an interested community representative to serve as a volunteer on the Board of Education Audit Committee. The Audit Committee consists of three members of the… Continue reading

Northern Dutchess Hospital announced the following closures due to the impending snow storm:

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    NDH RHINEBECK OUTPATIENT PT/OT/ST: Time of closure: Tuesday 1/27/2015 Will reopen: regular business hours  Wed 1/28 NDH HYDE PARK OUTPATIENT PT/OT: Time of closure: Tuesday 1/27/2015 Will reopen: regular business hours… Continue reading

Town of Rhinebeck Tax Information Now Online

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You can now check tax information for any property in Rhinebeck for the past two years at the following website:   http://infotaxonline.com/FindProperty.aspx   There is also a link to this site from the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Central School District Rhinebeck Early Dismissal

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Good Morning. Today is Monday, January 26th and the Rhinebeck Central School District will be dismissing early today. The Middle School and High School will be released at 10:30 and the Elementary School… Continue reading

Central Hudson Prepares for Winter Storm Customers should also prepare for the potential for electric service interruptions

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Central Hudson is taking steps to prepare for a powerful nor’easter, forecasted by the National Weather Service to impact the Tri-State area, including the Mid-Hudson Valley, on Monday and Tuesday. Heavy snowfalls and… Continue reading

Hudson Valley Weather Reports

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Preliminary Storm Timeline Light snow begins Monday, between 6am and 10am from southwest to northeast Light snow falls periodically thru the day on Monday… accumulating up to 2 inches. Snow becomes steadier Monday night,… Continue reading

NYS Thruway Authority

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GOVERNOR CUOMO URGES COMMUTERS TO STAY HOME IF POSSIBLE ON MONDAY Roads and Public Transportation Throughout Hudson Valley, New York City and Long Island Could be Closed as a Result of Historic Blizzard… Continue reading

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY 344 AM EST SUN JAN 25 2015

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NORTHERN LITCHFIELD-SOUTHERN LITCHFIELD-NORTHERN BERKSHIRE- SOUTHERN BERKSHIRE-NORTHERN SARATOGA-NORTHERN WARREN- NORTHERN WASHINGTON-SCHOHARIE-WESTERN SCHENECTADY- EASTERN SCHENECTADY-SOUTHERN SARATOGA-WESTERN ALBANY- EASTERN ALBANY-WESTERN RENSSELAER-EASTERN RENSSELAER- WESTERN GREENE-EASTERN GREENE-WESTERN COLUMBIA-EASTERN COLUMBIA- WESTERN ULSTER-EASTERN ULSTER-WESTERN DUTCHESS-EASTERN DUTCHESS- SOUTHEAST WARREN-SOUTHERN WASHINGTON-BENNINGTON-WESTERN WINDHAM-… Continue reading

Dutchess County Emergency Management

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A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY remains in effect for Dutchess County as a coastal storm will be moving up the eastern seaboard tonight and impacting Dutchess County. Sleet is expected to mix in with… Continue reading

A Message From Scenic Hudson Re: Poets’ Walk Park

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Please leash your dog while visiting Scenic Hudson’s Poets’ Walk Park Help us! Poets’ Walk Park—a very popular park in Red Hook—is cherished by all who visit. There is a growing problem with… Continue reading

23 January 2015 Troop K urges motorists to avoid unnecessary travel during winter storm

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Salt Point, New York – The New York State Police from Troop K, covering Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties, would like to remind motorist to use extreme caution when traveling the roadways… Continue reading

Jan 27, 2015 Hearing on Adoption of Alternative Veterans Tax Exemption

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The Rhinebeck Central School District Board of Education will hold a public hearing on January 27, 2015, at 7:00 P.M., at the Rhinebeck High School/Bulkeley Middle School Library, 45 North Park Road, Rhinebeck,… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Little League Registration

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2015 Rhinebeck Little League Baseball, Softball, and T-Ball Registration is Now Open All Players who live in the Town of Rhinebeck or attend school in the Town of Rhinebeck are eligible to play… Continue reading

Upcoming Programs at the Rhinebeck Historical Society

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  Friday January 30, 7:30 PM in the Local History Room of the Starr Library Did you ever wonder what life was like in Rhinebeck during World War II and Korea? Former Mayor… Continue reading

Health Quest hospitals honored for safe birthing by health department

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    Poughkeepsie, N.Y. – Vassar Brothers Medical Center and Northern Dutchess Hospital were recently recognized by the New York State Department of Health for not scheduling early deliveries when no medical reason… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Rotary Features Presentation on Gateway Community Industries

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    On Monday, January 12, 2015, during its regular meeting at The Beekman Arms, the Rhinebeck Rotary featured a presentation by Gary Bellows, Vice President of Business Services at Gateway Community Industries… Continue reading

Riverkeeper Sweep 2015 – Will You Join Us?

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This past weekend, in honor of MLK Day of Service, thousands of citizens across the country volunteered to provide solutions to our country’s most pressing national problems — a reminder to us all… Continue reading

Dog Park Notice- 1/20/2015

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NOTICE The Town of Rhinebeck / Red Hook Dog Park on Stone Church Road is temporarily CLOSED due to ice.

Village Informational Notice Issued Monday, January 19, 2015

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Please Take Notice: That the Village of Rhinebeck Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting on Thursday January 22 at 6:30 pm at the Village Hall.  The purpose of this meeting… Continue reading

Martin Luther King Jr.

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From book “Stride Toward Freedom” “When evil men plot, good men must plan. When evil men burn and bomb, good men must build and bind. When evil men shout ugly words of hatred,… Continue reading

Mill Street Loft RED HOOK Art Classes at Arts Oasis start this week!

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Deadline for Registration is NOON on Monday! Classes for ages 5 – 19.  High quality art classes with professional working teaching artists! Painting & Drawing Classes, Cartooning Class, Commercial Art for Teens (understand… Continue reading

Freezing Rain Advisory in effect until 5:00 PM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

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…FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON … * LOCATIONS …ULSTER …DUTCHESS AND LITCHFIELD COUNTIES. * HAZARD TYPES …FREEZING RAIN. * ICE ACCUMULATIONS …TOTAL ICE ACCUMULATION OF A… Continue reading

Dutchess County Emergency Management

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FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY until Noon today. Please use extreme caution on roadways this morning as freezing rain has led to slippery travel conditions. There have been a number of motor vehicle accidents and… Continue reading

18 January 2015 NYS Thruway closed southbound from Newburgh to NYC line

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Newburgh, NY – The NYS Thruway is closed southbound due to icy road conditions from Newburgh to the NYC line.