Anderson Center looks to grow

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The Anderson Center for Autism is looking to expand its programming to incorporate programs for adults and pre-school aged children. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19467634&BRD=1704&PAG=461&dept_id=71705&rfi=6

TOWN OF RHINEBECK APRIL 14, 2008 TOWN BOARD AGENDA

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Vendor applications for concession stand at pool complex are being accepted until April 18th.  Contact Bruce Washburn for more information. Website Committee and Waterfront Day Committee are looking for new members. April 26th… Continue reading

Missing cable TV money repaid

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RHINEBECK – A Red Hook man accused of embezzling more than $20,000 from a public access television station in northern Dutchess County has paid the money back. A plea agreement could be the… Continue reading

ENVIRONMENTAL FAIR

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Earth Day 2008 Sunday, April 20th 11:00 am – 2:00 pm Rhinebeck Reformed Church 6368 Mill Street (Corner of South and Mill St.) Come join us!  Presenters from various organizations will be available… Continue reading

Students whipped into shape

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RHINEBECK – A healthy lifestyle is something most people strive for these days, and learning about ways to exercise and eat well is something that educators in this area are beginning to stress… Continue reading

Library to celebrate 100 years

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RHINECLIFF – The folks at the Morton Memorial Library and Community House are starting to get excited. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19467603&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Local photographer publishes fourth book

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RHINEBECK – Robert Kalman, a former principal at Chancellor Livingston Elementary School and professional photographer, recently published his fourth book of photographic portraits, entitled “Face New York.” Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19467598&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

RHS’s ‘Footloose’ impresses audience

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RHINEBECK – This weekend, the Rhinebeck High School Drama Club put on its performance of “Footloose” for its annual spring musical, and director Vincent Nugent called the performance an incredible success. Read On:… Continue reading

Knife-wielding teen arrested

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RHINEBECK – The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a local teenager for allegedly attacking two Rhinebeck residents with a machete. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19467474&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Movie shoot draws on valley’s assets

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A year ago, the Hudson Valley Film Commission was contacted by Touch Productions, a British Company that wanted to produce a documentary, “Human Footprint,” that would look at all the things an average… Continue reading

Wilderstein estate offers Victorian elegance

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  For a glimpse into days gone past, one need look no further than The Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck.     The property was bought in 1852 by Thomas Holy Suckley, who… Continue reading

Pancake Breakfast for Sean Murphy – April 12th 8-10:00am

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CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH Nine-year-old Sean Murphy of Rhinebeck has been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. A pancake breakfast to raise funds for his medical bills will be held at Messiah next Saturday from… Continue reading

Behind the Emperor’s Club Escort Service

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The escort service accused of enticing  Eliot Spitzer  and a host of other clients was operated by four improbable masters of temptation: a rejuvenated tax specialist, a boarding school pixie, a literature major… Continue reading

High tea, landscaping days, art exhibit are set at Wilderstein

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Several events are scheduled at the Wilderstein Historic Site in Rhinebeck.     – At 1 p.m. Saturday, Wilderstein will host a “Daffodil High Tea” at its Gate Lodge. Sandwiches as well as… Continue reading

School district to show off new digs

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RHINEBECK – The Rhinebeck Central School District wants to show the community how it put their tax dollars to work. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19446062&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

2 receive knife wounds in home invasion

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RHINEBECK – The Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion-style burglary with injuries, allegedly committed by a Clinton Corners teen armed with knives at about 8:30 p.m. Wednesday. ReadOn:  www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008804040337  Teen… Continue reading

Boy’s illness galvanizes Rhinebeck

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Up until a few weeks ago, Sean Murphy was an average third-grader at Chancellor Livingston Elementary School. He is the son of a police officer, a good student and a Boy Scout. He… Continue reading

Community sends big ‘get well’ message

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RHINEBECK – It was like a scene from an inspirational movie – an entire community banded together, lined a main street in their small town, and cheered in unison to show support for… Continue reading

Bush sends us down dark road to fascism

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Letters to the editor-Poughkeepsie Journal If recorded history is a series of tipping points, we are certainly experiencing one such point now. Our president has locked up thousands of people without charges, sending… Continue reading

Public-access TV theft case may end in plea

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RHINEBECK – A Red Hook man accused of stealing more than $20,000 from a public access television station in northern Dutchess County appears headed toward a plea bargain. On Tuesday, Charlie Callejo waived… Continue reading

Ban trans fats, lawmaker says

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RHINEBECK – Chances are, if you’re eating in a restaurant in Dutchess County, some of the food you’re consuming contains trans fats. And health experts say the more trans fat-laden food you eat,… Continue reading

More for the weekend of April 4th

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April 4th Art Opening Oils of Hudson Valley by Andrew Lynch. 5–9pm. Morton Library, Rhinecliff. 876-2903 April 5th  NDH Mothers’ Club Spring Gala Benefit for Northern Dutchess Hospital. Details: 871-3505

MAD DASH

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Next meeting will be April 21st at 7pm in Donnegan  Hall.  This will be a meeting to check in to see how everyone  is progressing.  Thanks for all your dedication and commitment. 

Rhinebeck in April 2008

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Staatsburgh State Historic Site House Opens April 1st Old Post Road, Staatsburg House opens for the Season, Tuesday Through Saturday 10am to 5pm, Sunday 11am to 5pm. 845-889-4100  – http://www.staatsburgh.org Women’s Circle Networking… Continue reading

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR POOL, WEB COMMITTEE AND WATERFRONT DAY

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The Town of Rhinebeck is looking to fill the following volunteer positions: Waterfront Day Volunteer (Rhinecliff Waterfront Committee) Web Site Committee Recreation Committee Volunteers to help paint the Town Pool (for May 3, 2008 ) A Volunteer… Continue reading

Rhinebeck master plan update set for Tuesday

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RHINEBECK – Newly minted town officials this week will get their first formal overview of a comprehensive plan intended to guide the town’s future growth and development. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19438011&BRD=1769&PAG=461&dept_id=74958&rfi=6

Youth rake, weed, paint – and enjoy

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  While many of their peers were probably playing video games or watching college basketball Sunday, more than 40 Milan youths gathered and performed maintenance work at the town’s recreation park. It was one… Continue reading

Morton Memorial Library seeks bust of founder

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On May 24, library officials are hosting a community celebration for the 100th anniversary of the library. The event is expected to include live music, concession stands and other entertainment. “We really feel… Continue reading

Nutrition, exercise programs start in April

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RHINEBECK – Northern Dutchess Hospital is offering two nutrition and exercise programs beginning in April. — New Leaf Program, a six-week personalized nutrition and exercise program, starts April 28. Includes a weekly visit… Continue reading

Rhinebeck store implementing ‘Gaming Gym’

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When Rhinebeck’s Family Video re-opens its doors under new ownership on Tuesday, the store will be home to much more than simply DVD rentals. “It’s going to be called ‘The Gaming Gym,’ ”… Continue reading