Category Archive: New York News

Public Input Encouraged for Amtrak Fence Installation Proposal

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Dear Friends, Recently, Amtrak proposed installing fencing along its Right of Way (ROW) in the Towns of Rhinebeck, Red Hook, and Village of Tivoli along the Hudson River. The fence and gates are… Continue reading

Gallatin man arrested following shooting of Environmental Conservation Officer

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Gallatin, New York – On November 29, 2016, New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Alan Blanchard, 55 of Gallatin, NY, for Assault in the 2nd degree, a class D felony,… 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/

A New View

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    One World Observatory™ is located at One World Trade Center in the Northwest corner of the World Trade Center site and is bordered by West Street to the West, Vesey Street… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – Memorial Day Parade May 25th, 2015

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Memorial Day Parade May 25, 2015 9:15 AM – 12:00 PM  Ceremonies will begin at 9:15 A.M. in  Rhinecliff. The American Legion Firing Squad, salute the honored dead followed by a brief flag… Continue reading

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

Dutchess County Fair August 19th – 24th, 2014

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The second largest county fair in New York State is the showplace for agriculture in Dutchess County. Over 144 acres of finely manicured gardens and grass create the beautiful setting for thousands of farm… Continue reading

Scenic Hudson President Reaches Out to Governor About Power Lines Projects

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January 21, 2014 – 3:06pm — Scenic Hudson Last Friday, Jan. 17, Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan sent a letter to NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo in response to the New York State Public Service… Continue reading

Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival – June 21st and 22nd. 2014

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The 2014 Clearwater Festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 21 and 22 at Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, Westchester County, NY. Festival gates open to attendees at 9AM. – http://www.clearwaterfestival.org/ Clearwater’s Great Hudson River… Continue reading

NYS Parks & Historic Sites – 2013

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NYS Parks & Historic Sites: From the shores of Long Island to the mighty Niagara Falls, New York’s 179 state parks offer countless opportunities to explore your natural environment, escape from the grind… Continue reading

Howard Glaser Blog Reports on Cuomo Gun Safety Legislation Passes NY State Senate

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Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced legislation Monday, called the New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement Act of 2013 (NY SAFE ACT), to give New York State the most comprehensive gun laws in… Continue reading

Widespread Flu and Respiratory Illnesses Noted Throughout New York State

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Poughkeepsie … Flu season in the Mid-Hudson Valley has arrived with a vengeance. Physicians, hospitals, and schools are all reporting increases in flu cases. “So many people are finding themselves home sick with… Continue reading

New York State Police Reports : Milan Man Arrested After Reported Disturbance

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06 January 2013 On Saturday, January 5th, at approximately 9:24pm, Troopers from SP Rhinebeck were dispatched via DC911 reported a physical dispute at 924 Salisbury Turnpike in the Town of Milan.  Troopers arrived at the scene at… Continue reading

New York State Parks to Celebrate the New Year with First Day Hikes on January 1, 2013

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The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation will sponsor 21 guided hikes in state parks on New Year’s Day as part of the second annual First Day Hikes initiative… Continue reading

The New York State Police – “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over National Crackdown,”

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PRESS RELEASE The New York State Police:      Pleasant Valley, NY – December 15, 2012 The New York State Police, Troop “K” are participating in a national impaired driving enforcement campaign called the “Drive… Continue reading

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR-ELECT TERRY GIPSON

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“I just received a call of congratulations from Senator Saland,” said Terry Gipson. “He graciously wished me good luck going forward and expressed his affection for the people of the 41st District. I… Continue reading

“Operation Hang Up” underway during Thanksgiving holiday

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New York State News : ALBANY – State Police are conducting their Operation Hang Up traffic enforcement campaign during the Thanksgiving weekend. The effort is targeted at motorists who use their cell phones… Continue reading

Sinterklaas: The Grand Procession

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Saturday, November 24 @ 4:30 “Join the Grand Procession as we escort Sinterklaas on his white steed to the Morton Memorial Library. Our arrival is greeted by the sweet tones of the Rhinebeck… Continue reading

College students may vote in Tuesday’s elections, federal judge rules

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POUGHKEEPSIE – College students, who were denied the ability to vote in the election by a Dutchess County elections commissioner, may so do after all. Commissioner Erik Haight maintained they did not properly… Continue reading

Mid-Hudson Larreynaga Sister City Benefit Dance

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Saturday, November 10, 2012 Church of the Messiah http://www.rhinebeck-episcopal.org/ 6436 Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck, New York 1257 Our project is dedicated to helping the needy children of our Sister City in Nicaragua by providing scholarships for… 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

Rebuilding Together Dutchess County

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Rebuilding Together Dutchess County, a non-profit organization that repairs/modifies homes to return their owners to a warm, safe, dry, and independent environment.  RTDC serves homeowners in Dutchess County, with a focus on low-… Continue reading

Daily Freeman Reports: Dutchess County Fair will honor 2011 tickets that went unused because of Irene

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Daily Freeman RHINEBECK, N.Y. —  Dutchess County Fair tickets that went unused last year because Tropical Storm Irene cut the event short are being accepted for admission this year, but fair officials are… Continue reading

Smoke free parks in Dutchess County

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Poughkeepsie… Dutchess County Executive Marcus J. Molinaro today announced that smoking is prohibited in all Dutchess County Parks effective July 9th, 2012 to protect park visitors from the harmful effects of secondhand smoke.… Continue reading

Phase 2 of New York Cancer Maps Now Posted Online

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ALBANY, N.Y. (June 28, 2012) – The New York State Department of Health (DOH) today launched the second phase of the Environmental Facilities and Cancer Mapping Project. Under this phase, a web-based map… Continue reading

Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival 2012

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This year’s Clearwater festival will take place on Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17 at Croton Point Park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival is produced by the nonprofit, member-supported, environmental… Continue reading

6.5 million encrypted LinkedIn passwords have leaked after an apparent hack.

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The social networking website LinkedIn is investigating claims that more than 6 million passwords were stolen and uploaded to a Russian-language web forum today. Read On: http://abcnews.go.com/US/linkedin-hacked-64-million-user-passwords-reportedly-leaked/story?id=16508728

New York State Police Newsroom Notificati​on: CLICK-IT OR TICKET CAMPAIGN RESULTS

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New York State Police News: Pleasant Valley, NY – Major Michael A. Kopy, Troop K Commander, announced that Troopers issued 1,125 tickets for violations of the state’s mandatory seatbelt laws during the May 21 –… Continue reading

AG announces action against unscrupulous home contractors

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New York State News: ALBANY – Following action cracking down on unscrupulous home improvement contractors, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today issued tips to protect New Yorkers from unlawful contracting practices as the summer… Continue reading

Local Hike : Ferncliff Forest Game Refuge

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Come Climb The Tower Located on Mount Rutsen Road in northern Rhinebeck, Ferncliff Forest Game Refuge and Forest Preserve is a 200 acre forest known as the second-best old growth forest in the… Continue reading