Monthly Archive: July, 2015

Beacon Jazz Festival

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The Inaugural Beacon Jazz Festival and Hudson Valley Distillery Tasting event Come down to Riverfront Park in Beacon July 25th, Noon–6pm  5 world class Jazz acts, 15 Hudson Valley Distilleries and more! Tickets… Continue reading

Update pool in open!

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Originally posted on Rhinebeck Community Forum:
Town of Rhinebeck Notice POOL OPEN Electricity at the pool complex has been restored. The pool is now open.  Camp and swim lessons will resume their normal schedule…

Update pool is open!

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Town of Rhinebeck Notice POOL OPEN Electricity at the pool complex has been restored. The pool is now open.  Camp and swim lessons will resume their normal schedule tomorrow.

Winnakee Receives Two Grants from Land Trust Alliance Funding Park Management Plans and Website Revamp

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The Winnakee Land Trust, based in Rhinebeck, NY, has been awarded two grants from the Land Trust Alliance (LTA), through its Conservation Partnership Program funded by New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund. This… Continue reading

Climate Risk & National Security: It’s about People, not Polar Bears Rear Admiral David Titley (ret.) Leads discussion in Hudson, NY

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  Hudson, NY – Rear Admiral David Titley (Ret) will be in the Hudson Valley to lead a discussion on the strategic challenges facing our military and national security apparatus due to climate… Continue reading

The Betsy Jacaruso Studio & Gallery

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NOTICE OF RHINEBECK TOWN BOARD SPECIAL MEETING

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The Rhinebeck Town Board will hold a special meeting on July 19, 2015 at 1:30 pm, at the Rhinebeck Town Hall, 80 East Market Street, Rhinebeck, New York, to consider the Community Development… Continue reading

Oblong Books and Music Presents: Mary Louise Wilson in Conversation with Joe Donahue at Morton 
Monday, July 27 @ 7:00

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At this event, Wilson will talk with WAMC’s Joe Donahue, host of The Roundtable and NPR’s The Book Show to discuss her new memoir, My First Hundred Years In Show Business. A portion… Continue reading

FIND OUT HOW OUR NEIGHBORS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE

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JOIN THE DISCUSSION ON AUGUST 12th AND FIND OUT HOW OUR NEIGHBORS ARE MAKING A DIFFERENCE RIK SCARCE  “Creating Sustainable Communities: Lessons from the Hudson River Region” Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – 7:00… Continue reading

Brought to you by the Rhinebeck Jewish Center

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Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Co. Centennial Celebration Slated for August 8

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Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Co. Centennial Celebration Slated for August 8   Rhinecliff, NY. The Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Company and Rescue Squad has big plans set for Saturday, August 8 to commemorate 100 years… Continue reading

The Roads Rails & Trails Classic Car Show at Kingston Point Park!

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SUNDAY JULY 19th IN KINGSTON The Roads Rails & Trails Classic Car Show at Kingston Point Park! 9am – 3pm Guided Trail Hikes, Music, Food, Vendors, Displays, trophies to top 25. And don’t… Continue reading

Needs a loving home

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This beautiful, friendly, calm, and well trained, mature girl was found by the Rhinecliff/Kingston Bridge. She is polite and in need of love.  She is the kind of dog that wants to lie… Continue reading

WAMC Reports : Regional Coalition: Powerlines Would Spoil Hudson Valley Views

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Hayley Carlock is director of environmental advocacy for Scenic Hudson.    “The Public Service Commission is currently considering 21 different proposals for long distance transmission lines, the majority of them overhead, that would cut… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – Rip! the Musical comes to the CENTER for one weekend only!

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Rip! the Musical Book by Michael Berkeley & Ray Roderick Music & Lyrics by Michael Berkeley   Rip! The Musical is a new musical based on Washington Irving’s short story about the man who fell… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – Free Movie Night at the Church of the Messiah

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Family Movie Night presents… Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone on the big screen! Join us in the Parish hall on Wednesday, July 15th at 7:00 pm (doors open at 6:30) Admission is… Continue reading

FORMER INTERACT MEMBER PROPOSES OVERSEAS PROJECT

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The Rhinebeck Rotary, at a regular club meeting at The Beekman Arms on Monday, July 6th, hosted former Interact member Breahanna Schwartz. Ms. Schwartz, currently a student at UMASS/Amherst, has designed her own… Continue reading

Beautiful on the Hudson today – Two of our favorite things … The Balloon Festival and the Clearwater – 2015

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Meridith Green’s Finding aMERIca: 180°

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180° https://meridithamerica.wordpress.com/ I have spent the last eighteen months traveling, exploring, seeing and experiencing parts of this country that I’d never been to before. I conquered my fear of flying. I drove about… Continue reading

KINGSTON-RHINECLIFF FERRY SERVICE ADDED FOR SUMMER 2015

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Scheduled ferry service will run every weekend Friday to Sunday Friday, July 10, 2015 Contact: Jeff Farber | jjfarber@gmail.com | (845) 520-1481 |http://www.KRFerry.com Kingston, NY — Ferry service between the Rhinecliff-Kingston Amtrak Station… Continue reading

Inspirations at the Starr

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…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT…

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ALBANY HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT… WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND EAST CENTRAL NEW YORK…INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS…IN NORTHWESTERN CONNECTICUT…NORTHERN LITCHFIELD AND SOUTHERN… Continue reading

MINING EXPANSION IN RHINEBECK DO NOT BE FOOLED

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Originally posted on Rhinebeck Community Forum:
Rural Rhinebeck Neighbors An association of residents concerned with the proposed increased mining activity along White Schoolhouse Road and its impact on our environment, quality of life and…

Rhinebeck – At the Starr

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The Storycrafters This Saturday, July 11th 4 pm Join us at Starr Library for some awesome stories and songs for the whole family! Register at starrlibrary.org or call 876-4030.

Citizen Science Red Hook Public Library to host science forums

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(RED HOOK, NY) — Interested in discussing and learning more about scientific topics like GMO food, climate change and how beer is made? Bard College’s Center for Civic Engagement and Red Hook Public… Continue reading

MINING EXPANSION IN RHINEBECK DO NOT BE FOOLED

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Rural Rhinebeck Neighbors An association of residents concerned with the proposed increased mining activity along White Schoolhouse Road and its impact on our environment, quality of life and the negative reflection an expansion will… Continue reading

DUTCHESS COUNTY REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTS THE 2015 HUDSON VALLEY HOT-AIR BALLOON FESTIVAL

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About 100 balloon launches are planned throughout the weekend, utilizing a record 25 balloons. On Friday and Saturday evenings at 6 p.m., mass launches are planned on the banks of the Hudson River… Continue reading

The Bard College Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce: Natalie Merchant

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  The Bard College Conservatory of Music is pleased to announce: Natalie Merchant  with  The Conservatory Orchestra a Special Conservatory 10th Anniversary Event Photo by Dan Winters Saturday, September 26th 8pm Richard B.… Continue reading

Letter to the Editor – Red Wing Properties’ plans to introduce large scale mining on White School House Road

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As a resident of White School House Road and a member of Rural Rhinebeck Neighbors I am frustrated, disappointed, and impatient with Rhinebeck Town Board’s inability–or refusal–to come to a decision regarding Red… Continue reading

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

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Preparing for Another Century Work has begun at the Vanderbilt Mansion on exterior rehabilitation project that will include stone veneer repair and restoration, brick masonry restoration, stone paving, and ornamental metal work restoration.… Continue reading