Category Archive: Environmental update

The Concert for Sandy Relief – Tune in…

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Accessible by 2 billion people worldwide 34 US Networks & Television feeds to North & South America, Asia, Europe, Africa & Australia SIMULCAST, FREE of CHARGE, IN SELECT THEATERS IN HURRICANE-AFFECTED AREAS. Global… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Rotary Club Hosts Christopher and Susan Kelly Fitzgerald at the Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck.

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 This past Monday the Rhinebeck Rotary Club hosted Christopher and Susan Kelly Fitzgerald of Sepascot Home Farm at its weekly luncheon at the Beekman Arms in Rhinebeck.  Sepascot Home Farm’s mission is to… Continue reading

How You Can Help in the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy- A word from Riverkeeper

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  Riverkeeper’s lights are on, our servers are up and running, and despite the extraordinary damage on the Hudson Line, our office is fully staffed for the first time this week. Sadly, we… Continue reading

Town of Rhinebeck Storm Information Notice

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10/26/12  Town Supervisor Tom Traudt, Highway Superintendent Kathy Kinsella, and Rhinebeck Emergency Co-Coordinators are closely monitoring Hurricane Sandy and are preparing Rhinebeck to cope with emergency conditions that may arise during the storm… Continue reading

Governor Cuomo Declares State of Emergency in New York in Preparation for Potential Impact of Hurricane Sandy

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Albany, NY (October 26, 2012) Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today declared a state of emergency in New York in preparation for the potential impact of Hurricane Sandy, which may hit New York State… Continue reading

Village of Rhinebeck Notice: Relocation of the water main in the Landsman Kill at the South Parsonage Street

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October 23, 2012 Mayor Jim Reardon announced today that the Village of Rhinebeck will be undertaking the relocation of the water main in the Landsman Kill at the South Parsonage Street Bridge. The ten… Continue reading

Before you buy, make sure it’s dry.

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Anthony Salamone of Infrared Diagnostics gives us some sound advice on home buying in today’s market. In today’s real estate market flush with foreclosures, short sales, and many home often left unoccupied for… Continue reading

Student Writing Contest: Students K-12

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Win class trips and more Student contest: Writing about Place Hyde Park, NY–To celebrate the National Day on Writing, October 20, THV invites students to write about places they love in the Hudson… Continue reading

Village Informational Notice 2012 Rhinebeck Water Department flushing schedule

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Each year the Rhinebeck Water Department flushes water mains by opening hydrants throughout the town and village, as it is a necessity to maintain the water lines in the system.  Flushing moves the… Continue reading

DEA Nationwide Medication Take Back Day- September 29th,2012

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In partnership with the Rhinebeck Village Police, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, The Community Coalition for Rhinebeck Youth successfully hosted registered medication Take Back sites in both April, 2011, October, 2011, and April 201 This initiative… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Highway Department Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day

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10/06/2012 – 8:30am Rhinebeck Highway Department Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day. The Town of Rhinebeck Highway Department is sponsoring a Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Day, at the Town Highway Department, 119 Rhinecliff Road,… Continue reading

Ulster County’s Creek Week.

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Get your family into the great outdoors next week with one of the many activities taking place during Ulster County’s Creek Week. To find an event or activity near you visit: www.ulstercountyalive.com/reconnect    

Mosquitoes and Disease : West Nile

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NYSDOH – New York State Health Department With increases in human cases of West Nile virus in New York State and throughout the country, State Health Commissioner Nirav R. Shah, M.D., M.P.H. emphasizes the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Crew and You in 2012 ~ 2013

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  Rhinebeck Crew needs you! Why Crew? The Rhinebeck Crew program offers the students of Rhinebeck High School a sport where just about everyone competes. It’s a sport that we believe helps our young… Continue reading

SCHUMER REVEALS: NUMBER OF WHOOPING COUGH CASES IN NEW YORK

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Schumer: Whooping Cough Is Very Contagious and Particularly Dangerous to Infants; Adults at Risk, Too, Because Vaccine Wears Off U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today called on the Centers for Disease Control and… Continue reading

Be energy efficient:Say good-bye to your old refrigerator or freezer and we’ll give you $50!

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Central Hudson can help lower your monthly energy bills — and pay you to do it! We’ll give you $50 to recycle your old, working refrigerator or freezer. We’ll even pick it up,… Continue reading

Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers to be Cautious With High Danger of Wildfires

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Albany, NY (July 13, 2012) http://www.governor.ny.gov/press/07132012-high-danger-wildfires Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today urged all New Yorkers to take extra caution, as dry weather conditions have led to a heightened danger of wildfires across Upstate… Continue reading

Are you thinking about winter now?

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Money Saving Tips to Cut Heating Costs   Basements: The two most costly sources of heat loss in basements are cold masonry walls and, air leaks from sill plates and band joists into… Continue reading

Environmental update from Riverkeeper

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Riverkeeper We’ve filed a joint contention with New York State and Hudson River Sloop Clearwater that will hold NRC accountable to address risks and impacts of Indian Point’s nuclear waste before a relicensing… Continue reading