Highway Department receives Greenway grant

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RHINEBECK – In the fight to preserve open space, zoning and development are key factors to watch, though protecting bicycle and walking trails are equally as important. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19246254&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Phil Says Six More Weeks of Winter!

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Here Ye! Here Ye! Here Ye!                                           On Gobbler’s Knob on this fabolous Groundhog Day, February 2nd, 2008 Punxsutawney Phil, the Seer of Seers, Prognosticator of all Prognosticators, Rose to the call of… Continue reading

Vegans hold “Souper Bowl 2” today – February 2nd

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RHINEBECK — The Mid-Hudson Vegetarian Society will host “Souper Bowl 2” from 2-5 p.m. today at the Reformed Church, Route 9 and South Street, Rhinebeck. Several vegan soups made by cooks of the… Continue reading

Chess team shines at first tourney

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RHINEBECK – Was it a case of beginners’ luck, or just a gritty determination to do well that propelled Rhinebeck’s first official chess team for children grades K-8 to finish third place overall… Continue reading

Presidential campaign forum is scheduled

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  ANNANDALE – A Democratic presidential campaign forum/straw poll will be held from 2:30-5 p.m. Saturday in Weis Cinema in the Bertelsmann Campus Center at Bard College. http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200880129029

Rhinebeck Legion sets pork dinner Saturday – February 2nd

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RHINEBECK – A roast pork dinner will be held from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at American Legion Post 429, 6331 Mill St. The menu features roast pork, mashed potatoes, vegetables, applesauce, red cabbage salad… Continue reading

Elections useless as both parties work for wealthy

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The presidential candidates are slugging it out, and most Americans have begun to think about November. But is this yearlong drama an exercise in democracy, or merely a cruel hoax being played on… Continue reading

Singing for Jaliek

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Singing for Jaliek Peace, Truth and Justice February 9, 2007 ~ 6pm WAMC Performing Arts Studio “The Linda” Calling all Gospel Choirs, Soloists, Musicians and Liturgical Dancers we need you February 9, 2008.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck-Rheinbach group to host dinner

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RHINEBECK – The Rhinebeck-Rheinbach exchange is hosting its sixth annual “Hearts Across the Table Dinner and Silent Auction” Saturday. The exchange is a nonprofit group that organizes a cultural exchange program between high… Continue reading

Outmoded fair stage is demolished

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RHINEBECK – More than 20 years of rocking memories came crashing down this month at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. Fairgrounds personnel demolished the main stage at the fairgrounds this month. Fair organizers said… Continue reading

Hey Rhinebeck Middle & High School Students!

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                     WANTED !  The milan rec committee is looking for middle & high school students  Are you interested in helping others, leaving your community better than you found it, making new friends? Then… Continue reading

Jewish holiday celebrates trees

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RHINEBECK – Members of the Rhinebeck Jewish Center got together Sunday for a celebration that centered on all things green.    READ ON: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008801280314

Heart Safe Club appreciates support

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Since we began the Heart Safe Club over one year ago, we have been quite busy. As we volunteer our time striving for a heart-safe community, we are incredibly grateful to the community… Continue reading

The 2% Solution Web Cast – Rhinebeck

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As we are facing the environmental challenge of our civilization, FOCUS THE NATION , a national educational initiative is striving to find global warming solutions for America.  FOCUS THE NATION will stream a… Continue reading

High School names December honorees

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RHINEBECK – Rhinebeck High School has named its December Students of the Month. The winners are Samantha Schubert for art, Timothy Wing for business, Matt Dowden for English, Christina Moore for French, Megan… Continue reading

TOWN BOARD MEETING AGENDA 01-28-08

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ANNOUNCEMENTS 1.  Presidential Primary Elections held February 5th from 12 noon to 9 pm. 2.  Town and County taxes were mailed last Thursday, January 24th.  Taxes are due by February 29th with no… Continue reading

Officials outline plans for ’08

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RHINEBECK – How is Rhinebeck doing and where is the town heading? Both of these important questions were touched upon on Jan. 16 when the Rhinebeck Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual State… Continue reading

Gallery highlights modern Asian works

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RHINEBECK – This weekend will mark the grand opening of a new gallery of contemporary Asian art in the Village of Rhinebeck. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19223947&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Hillside installs officers, bestows awards

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RHINEBECK – During its annual installation dinner earlier this month at the Rhinebeck American Legion hall, the Hillside Volunteer Fire Company installed its newly elected officers, took the time to recognize outstanding service… Continue reading

Hospital to offer MRI tests for cancer

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RHINEBECK – Northern Dutchess Hospital has added breast MRI exams, in accordance with the American Cancer Society’s recommendation, for patients who have a high risk for breast cancer. http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008801230309

Rhinebeck man seeks presidency

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Oil truck driver searching for a running mate… The 54-year-old Rhinebeck resident, who works as an oil truck delivery driver and a carrier for the Poughkeepsie Journal, announced his plans in December. Read… Continue reading

2 men charged in string of burglaries

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After a two-month joint investigation into a series of residential burglaries, police arrested two local men on felony burglary charges last week. State police at Troop K and the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office… Continue reading

Local districts face aid shortfall in Spitzer budget

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Increases in aid for local schools in the governor’s proposed 2008-09 budget fall below the statewide average. Gov. Eliot Spitzer proposed Tuesday a $1.46 billion increase in funding for 2008-09, a record. The… Continue reading

Resolution Stating Polling Place for Village Election

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The next general Village election for officers will be held on Tuesday, March 18, 2008. No person shall be entitled to vote in this election unless they are registered with the County Board… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in February

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American Symphony Orchestra February 1st – 2nd Works include Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun; Paul Dukas’s the Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Alexander Scribin’s Piano Concerto in F-sharp.,Op w/Wui-ming Gan, piano and Aaron… Continue reading

Kids explain what Martin Luther King Jr. means to them

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day isn’t a day off from school, it’s a day to celebrate integration in America. Other countries don’t have this privilege. It’s nice to know that all people, including… Continue reading

Tell Congress to free us from big oil’s clutches

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The cost of a barrel of oil has broached the $100 per barrel price, thanks to the greed of the major oil companies, oil speculators and our elected officials. Their meaning of the… Continue reading

Federal grants for local efforts

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Here are parts of U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand’s $19.2 million appropriations bill approved by Congress $191,593 for Northern Dutchess Hospital to implement a comprehensive Health IT network, which will enhance efficiency and patient… Continue reading

Driving class offered at Rhinebeck center

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RHINEBECK – NDP Training Center will hold an “I Drive Safely” defensive driving class from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday January 19th at the Training Center, 3 Hook Road. Upon completion of the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Crew Spaghetti Dinner

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A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Rhinebeck Crew Team. All-you-can-eat meal features spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and coffee, tea or soda. $10 adults; $8 children under 12 Rhinebeck American Legion 6331 Mill St.… Continue reading