Category Archive: Green Rhinebeck

Earth Day at Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill

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     Friday, April 22 at 1 PM – 5 PM Drayton Grant Park at Burger Hill Route 9G South of Violet Hill Rd, Rhinebeck, New York 1257 Join us this Earth Day… Continue reading

Landsman Kill Stocking Club Fishing Contest 2016

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  58th Annual Landsman Kill Stocking Club Fishing Contest The fishing contest is open to all Rhinebeck School District children ages 3 to under 16.  There is no cost to enter.  Please register… Continue reading

Town of Rhinebeck Recreation Department Info

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Summer Programs are on this site ready for enrollment. Summer Camp, Soccer Camp, Swim Lessons (which fill up quickly), Pool membership, and Swim Team. Also keep the date-March 19th– is the Town of… 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

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

Rhinbeck Village Tree Removal and Pruning – Update Re 2/9 Village Board .

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Many thanks to all of you who emailed the Village Board and/or attended last night’s Village Board meeting regarding the Central Hudson tree removal/pruning issue.  Also many thanks to the Village Board for… Continue reading

Letter to the editor – Rhinebeck Village-Central Hudson Tree Plan

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  Dear Friends As you may have heard, the Rhinebeck Village Board and Central Hudson are proposing to a) remove up to 127 trees from Village streets, primarily on Route 9 from Northern… Continue reading

lohud The Journel News Reports: Facing ‘deep trouble’ financially, Clearwater cancels annual festival

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The Clearwater environmental organization has canceled its annual festival in June because of the financial risk it carries. But eliminating the revenue from the two-day event, which has been held for decades, also… 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

Rhinebeck – High Voltage / Dark Shadow – Documentary Premier & Filmmaker Panel Hosted by Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition at Upstate Films Theater

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Sunday at 10 AM – 11 AM Upstate Films Theater 6415 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, New York 12572 Join the Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition (HVSEC) and fellow Hudson River advocates at Upstate Films… Continue reading

A Network for Regional Trails Development

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On Thursday, December 17th, 2015 Winnakee Land Trust is launching the Dutchess County Trails Roundtable Series, a county-wide forum that will serve as a catalyst for trail development of every kind. Officials, trail… Continue reading

Timesunion Reports: Scrap plans for Energy Highway

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PSC is scheduled to decide whether or not to move forward on ill conceived Energy Highway through the Hudson Valley on December 17th, 2015 Please Call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-8390 to tell him… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – Remembering our Veterans 2015 – Take A Moment To Thank A Veteran

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Veterans Day Parade Live Stream NYC 2015 http://happyveteransday.org/veterans-day-2015-parade-live-stream-hd-video/

Walkway Over the Hudson State rally to reverse climate change

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FRIDAY 1-5pm at Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park: Join us in a rally calling on elected officials to carry out measures that will reverse climate change. This “Walkway to Paris” is… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – CROP WALK Sunday, October 25, 2015 Rhinebeck Reformed Church

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  1,300 walks per year, 116,000 participants, 12 Million raised Sunday, October 25, 2015 Do you want to help end hunger in America and around the world while enjoying our beautiful village and… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Village Tree Commission

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  Celebrate Fall – Please join us to plant Trees and Shrubs Saturday, November 7 from 9am to 1pm Meet at the Catholic Education Center (formerly Bulkeley School) at E. Market St and… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – Winnakee Land Trust will be hosting the second Dutchess County Regional Trails Conference

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Winnakee Land Trust will be hosting the second Dutchess County Regional Trails Conference this Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marist College Cornell Boathouse. The conference will bring together all… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports : Bard College taking ownership of Montgomery Place

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ANNANDALE ON HUDSON >> Historic Hudson Valley has agreed to transfer ownership of Montgomery Place to Bard College, which is just north of the 19th century riverfront estate. Bard and Historic Hudson Valley… Continue reading

Village of Rhinebeck Fall Festival – October 3, 2015 – RESCHEDULED!! The Village Fall Festival is being moved to a hopefully weather friendly day! Hope to see you NEXT SATURDAY!!!!

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6th Annual Seth Lyon Volunteer Trial Day

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Town of Rhinebeck Cemetery’s Natural Burial Ground certified by the Green Burial Council

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The Town of Rhinebeck Cemetery’s Natural Burial Ground has received certification by the Green Burial Council (GBC). Like the Green Building Council that sets standards for LEED certified building, the GBC is the… Continue reading

DUTCHESS COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS TO HOST ELECTRONICS TAKE-BACK DAY ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 26TH, 2015

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    Rhinebeck NY – The Dutchess County Fairgrounds, in partnership with HVFCU and Advanced Recovery, Inc., Is hosting and electronics take-back day program on Saturday, September 26, 2015 for Rhinebeck and Red… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Highway Superintendent Not Seeking Reelection

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Town of Rhinebeck Highway Superintendent Kathy Kinsella (D) will not seek a sixth term. “The ten years I have spent in this position have been challenging and rewarding,” Kinsella said in a released… Continue reading

TOWN OF RHINEBECK   NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

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                    PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Town Board of the Town of Rhinebeck will conduct a public hearing on Monday, September 28, 2015 at 6:45 p.m. at the Rhinebeck Town Hall,… Continue reading

JOEL TYNER (CLINTON/RHINEBECK): TYNER AND STANDARD SOLAR’S GENTRY ROUSE HOSTING “CCA 2.0 DUTCHESS” MEETING– Aug 5th, 2015

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TONIGHT 5:30 PM AT RHINEBECK TOWN HALL AT 80 EAST MARKET STREET: COMMUNITY CHOICE AGGREGATION = GREEN JOBS, $$$ SAVED, CLEANER AIR, CARBON CUT; IN APRIL CITIZENS FOR LOCAL POWER APPLIED TO PSC… Continue reading

8 Candlelight Vigils for a Cleaner Hudson

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From Saratoga County south to New York City, residents of eight municipalities along the length of the Hudson River will light candles at vigils next Thursday, July 23rd, as part of our call… 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

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

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

Scenic Hudson Reports: Regional Coalition Submits Expert Reports Showing Proposed Power Lines Would Have Environmental and Visual Impacts Including Impairment to Roosevelt National Historic Site

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HVSEC looks forward to upcoming two-part technical conference HUDSON VALLEY—The Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition (HVSEC) on July 6 submitted to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) a series of reports… Continue reading