Category Archive: Media

The Rhinebeck Community Forum

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Follow the Rhinebeck Community Forum on Facebook – More links to the things you love!  Rhinebeck Community Forum on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/pages/Rhinebeck-Community-Forum/143666475662861   Rhinebeck Community Forum on Twitter: http://twitter.com/RhinebeckCForum     Check out the… 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

JOHN SAYLES SCREENS HIS FILM MEN WITH GUNS AT BARD COLLEGE TO BENEFIT RHINEBECK INTERACT CLUB

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ACCLAIMED WRITER AND FILM DIRECTOR JOHN SAYLES SCREENS HIS FILM MEN WITH GUNS AT BARD COLLEGE TO BENEFIT RHINEBECK INTERACT CLUB’S HUMANITARIAN PROJECT IN NICARAGUA This Friday, February 17, 2012, starting at 7:00 pm at… Continue reading

Sinterklaas 2011 Program Guide

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Sinterklass 2011 Program Guide http://www.sinterklaasrhinebeck.com/onlineprogram.php    

Daily Freeman Reports~ Rhinebeck’s James E. Ransome has illustrated close to 50 books

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IN THE MIND of illustrator, now author, James E. Ransome, characters frolic, skip, leap and jump, then come coursing through his veins and nerve endings, flowing from his fingertips and tumbling onto the… Continue reading

The Village of Rhinebeck has declared a water emergency 8/31/2011

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August 31, 2011 8:00 am The Village of Rhinebeck has declared a water emergency. Mayor Jim Reardon stated today “Due to the high level of turbidity in the Hudson River caused by runoff… Continue reading

Alert! Rhinebeck’s Mayor asks for all residents to conserve water 11:00am 8/30/2011

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The Village of Rhinebeck is asking for everyone’s help in conserving water. Mayor Jim Reardon states “The effects of hurricane Irene have led to some water main breaks. We were on the scene… Continue reading

RHINEBECK INTERACT CLUB TRAVELS TO NICARAGUA

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The Rhinebeck Interact Club, a service organization made up of local high school students and sponsored by the Rhinebeck Rotary Club, recently set out on a tremendous quest to improve the lives of… Continue reading

About ~ RBK Communtiy Forum

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Rhinebeck is one of America’s most beautiful towns. The earlist settlers were the Sepasco Indians. The vitality of the Hudson River sustained many tribes here and along the Rondout. The Dutch came next… Continue reading

How Is the Water? A story of sewage contamination on the Hudson

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Overall water quality in the Hudson failed the U.S. EPA guideline for safe swimming 21% of the times we sampled – the equivalent of 1½ days a week on average. By comparison, water… Continue reading

Thanks Lucy Nobbe, we think you said it all!

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 Lucy Nobbe, a self described Midwestern “mom.” Had an idea, and put it to words A Plane Saying “Thanks For The Downgrade, You Should All Be Fired” Flew Over The S&P Building Tuesday “I… Continue reading

Poughkeepsie Journal’s coverage of the Filiberti case ,watch video.

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Read and See On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20110811/NEWS05/108110334/Filiberti-homicide-suspect-arrested-watch-live-video-9-m-?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|PoughkeepsieJournal.com KATHRYN FILIBERTI HOMICIDE SUSPECT ARRESTED; HAS CONNECTION TO JOURNAL An arrest in the Kathryn Filiberti homicide has been made, the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office said this afternoon. A… Continue reading

State Police Issue 102 Tickets During Speed Enforcement Operation on Interstate 84 in Fishkill~ Heads up!

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On Wednesday, July 13, a team of New York State Troopers issued 102 tickets in less than eight hours between 8AM and 4PM on Interstate 84, east of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge, in the Town of Fishkill,… Continue reading

Smartphone Application Creator Eyes Rhinebeck

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The Rhinebeck Resident Postings of Village/Town Topics By Rhinebeck resident Meridith Ferber   Smartphone Application Creator Eyes Rhinebeck Rhinebeck Village Board on Tuesday, July 12. 2011 SignPost Apps presented its’ proposed Rhinebeck centered… Continue reading

Four dead in Hudson River boating accident near Tivoli

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Freeman staff TIVOLI — Reckless operation and alcohol may have been factors in a boating accident Sunday morning that killed four Ulster County residents and seriously injured two other people, Dutchess County sheriff’s… Continue reading

Poughkeepsie native Price makes a trip back home

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Dave Price traveled many miles during the more than seven years he worked for CBS News ‘I love this place’ Sitting in a parked, rented, white Cessna 172-SP plane, with a cozy cockpit… Continue reading

Protecting the post offices from closing

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YNN RHINECLIFF, N.Y. — The United States Postal Service is cutting back in many ways, including closing some of its post offices. Recently, there had been some concern the Rhinecliff Post Office would… Continue reading

Splendiferous houses, unparalleled shopping and 437 historic locations flourish in Rhinebeck

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Find out What’s Happening in the Hudson Valley. Let Visit Vortex take you on a video tour of NY’s Hudson Valley attractions. Your Window to the Great People and Places of the Hudson… Continue reading

Winnakee Announces Hudson River Trail

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Jeremy Kane, Lands Manager for the Winnakee Land Trust, spoke to the Rhinebeck Rotary Club today at the Beekman Arms about the Hudson River Trail. He announced that as a result of recent… Continue reading

Rhinebeck trustees want say on fairgrounds events

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“Right now they are an entity that is a non-conforming use in our village,” he said. “We as a board want them to grow, we want them to be successful, we understand they… Continue reading

Looking for the Light exhibition at the Starr

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What: Looking for the Light exhibition (the photography of Laura Elizabeth Bullock) When: February 11, 2011 through March 11, 2011 Where: Starr Library in Rhinebeck Laura Bullock is a photographer, writer and editor… Continue reading

Watchdog group eyes lawsuit over mud in Esopus Creek

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SAUGERTIES — An official with the environmental group Riverkeeper says he was not surprised to see the New York City Department of Environmental Protection dump up to 580 million gallons of turbid water… Continue reading

How did you pay this holiday season?

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RHINEBECK, N.Y. — Cash or credit? It’s a trend that the council has noticed since the start of the recession and a trend noticed at the Rhinebeck Department Store. “Mostly credit cards, and… Continue reading

Keeping teens safe from trafficking

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YNN ~ POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. — The Mid-Hudson Guardian Angels are doing their part to keep the community safe.  For the past few months, members of the Guardian Angels have been stationed in the… Continue reading

The Interviews 12/17/2010 ~ Liza Donnelly

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Our roving morning reporter, Kathy Chaneles, catches up with local residents around town…  This Morning ~  Liza Donnelly,  accomplished cartoonist of New Yorker fame since 1979, author of several terrific books, including her latest, a… Continue reading

Cops: Red Hook H.S. student made threats against 3 schools

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RED HOOK — A 17-year-old Red Hook High School student faces felony charges after he was accused of leaving notes claiming that bombs were in three schools Friday, police said. Read On:http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=201012180338

The Dictionary Project

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On Monday, October 18, 2010 the Rhinebeck Rotary club provided each of the third grade students with their very own personal dictionary to keep forever at Rhinebeck’s Chancellor Livingston Elementary School.   Rhinebeck… Continue reading

Social Media Workshops by Kerri Karvetski of Company K Media

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Facebook Pages Bootcamp @ Starr Library Tuesday, October 05, 2010 from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM (ET) Rhinebeck, NY   E-Mail Marketing Bootcamp @ Starr Library  Tuesday, October 26, 2010 from 7:00 PM… Continue reading

Soldier from Rhinebeck set for “Colbert Report” Wednesday

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Specialist Jeffrey Vucich from Rhinebeck, a member of the New York Army National Guard’s 206th Military Police Company, will be featured Wednesday, along with two of his fellow soldiers, on a special edition… Continue reading

Zen and the art of kick-ass cooking

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New World’s Ric Orlando wins top prize on Food Network’s Chopped Though he’s already a celebrity chef in our neck of the woods, Ric Orlando of New World Home Cooking went national last… Continue reading