Monthly Archive: February, 2016

State Police warn public of current phone scams

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The New York State Police are currently investigating several telephone scams wherein the callers are utilizing fabricated scenarios in an attempt to defraud the victim of funds. Common fraud scenarios include; the caller… Continue reading

Letter to the editor: Partisan Politics in Rhinebeck

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Dear Editor, It seems that there is a new political party in Rhinebeck with the optimistic-sounding name “Rhinebeck Together.” However, the “Rhinebeck Together” Party is composed of three candidates endorsed by the Republican Party… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Central School District : SST Presentation and Board meetings Rescheduled

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Due to several weather-related school schedule disruptions, the Rhinebeck Board of Education has rescheduled the public presentation on School Start Time to Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 6:30 pm in the Bulkeley Middle School cafeteria, followed by a… Continue reading

Town of Red Hook Animal Control

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Town of Red Hook Animal Control 29 mins · ATTENTION DOG OWNERS!! 1- your dog must be licensed at all times! The dog control officer has been calling and sending out reminders to… Continue reading

 “RHINEBECK TOGETHER” ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF FUNDRAISING EVENT

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Attached photo: courtesy of Rhinebeck Together (left to right: candidates for Village of Rhinebeck Board of Trustees: Scott Cruikshank, Sheri (Pease) Monaco, Sean Kemp   Rhinebeck, New York…..The newly formed independent ticket for… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Fire Department is excited to announce three new features that have been added by the rescue squad to enhance the quality of care and service we provide.

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  In January, the rescue squad began using the new Stryker Stair Pro. In the past, EMS providers were required to transport a patient up and down stairs while he/she was seated in… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Soccer League: Registration

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Rhinebeck Soccer League   Dear Recreational soccer program families, Registration for the spring soccer season is now open for all. REMEMBER, the fall and spring seasons are separate, so if you want to… Continue reading

At the CENTER: Angels in America

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Angels in America March 4-13 8pm Fri & Sat  3pm Sun Tickets: $24 / $22 Box Office (845) 876-3080   “Something rare, dangerous, and harrowing” wrote Nicholas de Jongh of the London Evening… Continue reading

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS AT WILDERSTEIN

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Come find out about becoming a Wilderstein volunteer on Saturday, March 12 at 10am by joining us for this informational session and FREE TOUR of the mansion. Volunteering at Wilderstein is a fantastic way to learn about local… Continue reading

Central Hudson scam alert

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Central Hudson February 18 at 3:44pm · Poughkeepsie · A very deceptive, new billing scam is being perpetrated now in the Hudson Valley that uses a recording of Central Hudson’s actual automated phone… Continue reading

At Starr Library in Rhinebeck

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  Local farmers, local chefs, and everything in between with Eric Steinman Editor of Hudson Valley Edible Magazine! Wednesday, March 2nd at 7pm To register go to the calendar at starrlibrary.org or call… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Town of Rhinebeck poised to repeal green-energy rules for construction

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  RHINEBECK >> The town is ready to give up on efforts to clarify green-energy standards in local construction codes and has scheduled a March 14 public hearing about repealing the provisions. The… Continue reading

Bard Music Camp

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Letter to the editor: Endorsement For Rhinebeck Village Trustee

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February 16, 2016 Dear Editor, Although I am not a resident of the Village of Rhinebeck, I would like to endorse Gary Bassett for the position of Village of Rhinebeck Trustee in the… Continue reading

Letter to the editor : LETTER TO VILLAGE OF RHINEBECK RESIDENTS FROM JOSH KRONER

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  I am proud to publicly endorse the Rhinebeck Together ticket for the village of Rhinebeck Board of Trustees. Scott Cruikshank, Sean Kemp, and Sheri Monaco are the ideal candidates, and I ask… Continue reading

THE FIREBRAND AND THE FIRST LADY: PORTRAIT OF A FRIENDSHIP: PAULI MURRAY, ELEANOR ROOSEVELT, AND THE STRUGGLE FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE

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The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum presents an author talk and book signing with Patricia Bell-Scott, author of THE FIREBRAND AND THE FIRST LADY:  PORTRAIT OF A FRIENDSHIP: PAULI MURRAY, ELEANOR… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Together – Candidate Profiles and Platform

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  SCOTT CRUIKSHANK We are incredibly lucky to live in this beautiful community. As a trustee, I have seen first-hand how important it is to have the professional experience required to manage our village.… Continue reading

How To Reach Your Healthy Lifestyle Goals

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I hope you can come and join us at the first of several free talks presented by the Morton Memorial Library   How To Reach Your Healthy Lifestyle Goals I’ll provide people with an… Continue reading

Letter to the editor : In support of Gary Basset

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  Letter to the editor, I am writing in support of Gary Basset for a two- year seat as a Village of Rhinebeck Trustee. Gary and I first met in the early 90’s… Continue reading

Bard Center for Environmental Policy‎Screening: The Hudson: A River At Risk · February 16th 2016

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Originally posted on Rhinebeck Community Forum:
On Tuesday February 16th at 6pm, Bard Center for Environmental Policy,Environmental and Urban Studies – Bard College, Bard Sustainability Council and Riverkeeper present a screening of three…

Bard Center for Environmental Policy‎Screening: The Hudson: A River At Risk · February 16th 2016

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On Tuesday February 16th at 6pm, Bard Center for Environmental Policy,Environmental and Urban Studies – Bard College, Bard Sustainability Council and Riverkeeper present a screening of three short films collectively titled The Hudson:… Continue reading

Formal Gardens at F. W. Vanderbilt National Historic Site

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  SAVE THE DATE!! The F.W. Vanderbilt Garden Association will hold its annual “Vanderbilt Garden Day” fundraiser at Coppola’s Ristorante on Route 9 in Hyde Park on Wednesday, March 30. Have lunch or… Continue reading

All About Alzheimer’s Learn about memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimers with Red Hook Public Library and the Alzheimer’s Association

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    (RED HOOK, NY) —  One in three seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, yet only 45% of their caregivers are even told their diagnosis.  Red Hook Public Library will host an educator… Continue reading

…POTENTIALLY LIFE THREATENING SITUATION WITH EXTREME COLD THIS WEEKEND…

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..WIND CHILL WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 1 PM EST SUNDAY… * LOCATIONS…MOHAWK VALLEY…GREATER CAPITAL REGION…LAKE GEORGE SARATOGA REGION…MID HUDSON VALLEY…TACONICS… BERKSHIRES AND LITCHFIELD HILLS. * HAZARD TYPES…DANGEROUS TO… Continue reading

INTRODUCING OUR NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, GREGG SWANZEY

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  Winnakee Land Trust is pleased to announce Gregg Swanzey as their new Executive Director. A longtime advocate for education and the environment, Gregg first launched his career in the early 80’s as… Continue reading

Chancellor Livingston Elementary School Kindergarten Registration

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      Plans are already underway for the group of children who will enter Kindergarten in the Fall of 2016. If you have a child who will be five years old by… Continue reading

A FAIR WAGE FOR HUMAN SERVICES WORKERS:

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In front of Serino/Gibson District Offices on Rt. 9 in Hyde Park, NY Next to McDonald’s (4254 Albany Post Road 12538)   Join Dutchess County Legislator Joel Tyner (Clinton/Rhinebeck) and his Real Majority… Continue reading

FDR Presidential Library and Museum Presidents Day Weekend Events – February 13, 2016

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Dutchess County Emergency Management

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WIND CHILL WATCH / EXTREME COLD for Dutchess County: The National Weather Service has issued a Wind Chill Watch for Dutchess County effective 1pm Saturday through 1pm Sunday. Daily average temperatures will be… Continue reading

Celebrate the extra day of Heart Month with Food as Medicine

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Join us for an interactive and informative heart-healthy dining event at Le Express Bistro and Bar to explore the deeper meaning of the words “Let food be thy medicine” from Hippocrates. Guests will dine on… Continue reading