Monthly Archive: December, 2015

Governor Cuomo Announces the ‘Get on Your Feet’ Student Loan Forgiveness Program to Begin Accepting Applications on December 31

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Governor Cuomo announced that New York State will begin accepting applications for the new ‘Get On Your Feet’ Loan Forgiveness Program on December 31. First announced as part of Governor Cuomo’s 2015 Opportunity… Continue reading

Nurturing Your Child Through the Early Grades

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Rhinebeck Town Hall Swearing In Ceremony for Elected Officials

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All are invited to Rhinebeck Town Hall on Wednesday, December 30th at 4:30 pm for the Swearing In Ceremony for Rhinebeck Town Assessors Emery Ruger, Bill McGann and Jennifer Mund, Board Members Allan… Continue reading

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ALBANY NY – December 28th, 2015

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…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 PM EST TUESDAY… * LOCATIONS…THE BERKSHIRES…LITCHFIELD AND HERKIMER COUNTIES… THE MID HUDSON VALLEY…TACONICS…CATSKILLS AND SCHOHARIE VALLEY…THE CAPITAL DISTRICT…AND MOHAWK VALLEY.… Continue reading

Spots are still available for the school vacation kids craft workshop at Staatsburgh State Historic Site on Wednesday December 30 at 2:30.  Make a Mouse House Hands-on Workshop, for kids ages 6 to 10.

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Kids briefly tour the decorated mansion to find mouse houses on display, and then make their own mouse house to take home from boxes and craft materials. Parent or guardian must accompany child;… Continue reading

Merry Christmas

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Rhinebeck – Christmas At The Church Of The Messiah

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Morton : Michael Bertone Art Show

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Opening:  Friday, January 8, 6:00 – 8:00 Exhibition:  January 8 – January 30 Michael Bertone is a track-worker for the MTA and a collage artist. A child of pop culture and Coney Island… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – At the CENTER : Sounds of Celebration

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Dec. 27 3pm Sun Tickets: $20 Box Office (845) 876-3080 Guitarist David Temple rings in the Holidays with music that will truly warm the spirit. Rich sounds from four centuries will fill the… Continue reading

Full Moon Falls on Christmas for the First Time Since 1977

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In 2015, with glad Christmas tidings come with the full moon. This year, December’s moon reaches peak size on Christmas Day, at 6:11 a.m. EST, according to Fred Espenak, an eclipse and moon… Continue reading

Staatsburgh State Historic Site‎Downton Abbey Themed Tour with TEA

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Sunday, January 31, 2016 1 PM Staatsburgh State Historic Site This program will combine two of our most successful programs at Staatsburgh: a Downton Abbey Themed Tour and a tea! The program will… Continue reading

Statement from County Executive Molinaro regarding the Public Service Commission’s vote to approve upgraded power lines

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  Regarding the Public Service Commission’s vote to approve upgraded power lines We learned the State Public Service Commission voted to move ahead with an imprudent plan that will undoubtedly have negative consequences… Continue reading

YOUNG PERFORMERS PROVIDE HOLIDAY CHEER TO ROTARIANS  

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  The Rhinebeck Rotary, at a regular meeting at The Beekman Arms on Monday, December 14th, was treated to a holiday concert offered by the young students of The Chancellor Livingston School Show… Continue reading

State Police announce arrest in Staatsburg gas station hold-up

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Hyde Park, New York – On December 18, 2015, New York State Police from the Rhinebeck barracks arrested 26-year-old Christopher Dam of Hyde Park, New York. Dam was charged with Attempted Robbery in… Continue reading

Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition – PSC Allows High-Voltage Power Lines to Proceed Despite Project’s Failure to Meet Tests of Need, Fairness and Emissions Reduction

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Coalition says it made project better but that transmission lines still pose threats to regional environment and economy HUDSON VALLEY—The Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition (HVSEC) expressed disappointment with the New York State… Continue reading

Village Informational Notice Issued Thursday, December 17, 2015

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ATTENTION!! RHINEBECK WATER DEPARTMENT CUSTOMERS ON GRINNELL ST. December 17, 2015 Due to water line repair on Grinnell St. you might experience interruption of service/loss of water Friday Dec. 18, 2015 until the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck nursing center to host intergenerational music classes in January

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    Rhinebeck, N.Y. – Children and seniors will sing, dance, play instruments and swing scarves together during weekly Music Together® intergenerational classes beginning Monday, Jan. 4, at the Thompson House rehabilitation and… Continue reading

State Police investigate armed robbery in Staatsburg

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PRESS RELEASE Hyde Park, New York – The New York State Police in Rhinebeck are investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Route 9 Mini Mart Citgo Station located at 4912 Route 9… Continue reading


Morton Movie Night and Discussion An Inconvenient Truth

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Originally posted on Rhinebeck Community Forum:
Wednesday, December 16 @ 6:30 Al Gore Paramount Vantage; Director:  Davis Guggenheim PG; 94 minutes; 200 Former vice president Al Gore shares his concerns on the pressing…

Scenic Hudson – WATCH. SHARE. CALL. Provocative new film by Jon Bowermaster urges immediate action on transmission line proposals

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Originally posted on Rhinebeck Community Forum:
Watch. Share. Call. Watch this six-minute video by filmmaker Jon Bowermaster— six-time National Geographic grantee—to learn how these unnecessary, expensive and polluting high-voltage power lines would be…

At The Center: Miracle on 34th Street

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Originally posted on Rhinebeck Community Forum:
Dec. 4 – 20 8pm Fri & Sat 3pm Sat (12/19 only) 3pm Sun Tickets: $24 Adults / $22 Seniors / $15 children under 12 Box office: (845)…

Episcopal Church of the Messiah Third Thursday Luncheon Thursday, December 17, 2015

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Originally posted on Rhinebeck Community Forum:
The Church of the Messiah, located at 6436 Montgomery Street in Rhinebeck, New York, will hold the monthly “Third Thursday Luncheon” on Thursday, December 17, 2015.  As…

Rhinebeck Central School District School Start Time Update, with You Tube Link to Presentation Info & Recording

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At the Regular Board of Education meeting on December 8, 2015, the Board’s ad hoc School Start Time Committee outlined information they had gathered for the benefit of the full Board and the… Continue reading

Village Informational Notice Issued Monday, December 14, 2015

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Please Take Notice: That the Village of Rhinebeck Board of Trustees will be holding a special meeting onMonday December 14, 2015 at 8:00 pm at the Rhinebeck Village Hall.  The purpose of this… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Dutchess County sheriff endorses, echoes Ulster sheriff’s call for licensed people to carry guns

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POUGHKEEPSIE >> Dutchess County Sheriff Adrian “Butch” Anderson on Monday said he supports Ulster County Sheriff Paul VanBlarcum’s call for people licensed to carry guns to do so and urged licensed pistol permit… Continue reading

TIVOLI FREE LIBRARY TO HOST TALK ON DEPRESSION-ERA MIGRANTS

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  The Tivoli Free Library invites you to come learn some fascinating Depression-era history with Jeff Urbin of the FDR Library on January 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. Mr. Urbin will give a talk on the… Continue reading

COOKIE WALK

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  Come to Cordes Hall between 11-12:30 Sunday Don’t have time to bake? Come to the Rhinebeck Reformed Church between 11-12:30  tomorrow, Sunday, December 13, and buy ½ or 1 pound bags of… Continue reading

The Beekman Arms presents Charles Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL AN INTERACTIVE DINNER THEATRE EXPERIENCE

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You’ve seen Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Ghosts of Christmas from a theatre seat. This season, why not dine with them? Kick off the Christmas holiday season with song, laughter and nostalgia as… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Choral Club’s annual Winter Concert

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Need something to do this weekend? Come enjoy the Rhinebeck Choral Club’s annual Winter Concert this Saturday at 7:30pm. Performance also on Sunday 3pm. Sit back and enjoy as we celebrate the winter… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Central School District : School Start Time Committee Report to the Board of Education

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At the Regular Board of Education meeting on December 8, 2015, the Board’s ad hoc School Start Time Committee outlined information they had gathered for the benefit of the full Board and the… Continue reading