Village Garbage & Recycling Holiday Schedule

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Garbage will be picked up on Wednesday, Dec. 26, and on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Newspaper pickup will be done on Thursday, Jan. 3.

Rhinebeck election results still unclear ~2007

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RHINEBECK – With the New Year rapidly approaching, control of the final seat on the Rhinebeck Town Board still remains in question following the Nov. 6 elections. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19128750&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

School kids will sing for seniors in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK – Students from the Chancellor Livingston Elementary School will sing holiday songs to homebound senior citizens at 10:45 a.m. Friday December 21st as they follow volunteers for the Dutchess County Office for the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck – Please Remain Vigilant

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It has come to the Forums attention that the break-ins in the Rhinebeck area have not stopped. Please remain vigilant. Thank You.

Wilderstein offers tours until Dec. 23

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“A Silver Christmas” house tours run from 1-4 p.m. through Dec. 23 at Wilderstein Historic Site, 330 Morton Road, Rhinebeck. Tour the mansion that is decked in classic silver and white ornaments. Hot… Continue reading

North-Pole & Norad – Bing & Bowie

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 A child-safe, advertising-free site, northpole.com promotes a traditional look at Santa’s Northpole village, but with high-tech features to keep children and adults entertained. All activities are free. North Pole :www.northpole.com/                                                          Sometimes you just need… Continue reading

Nutrition, fitness programs planned -Northern Dutchess Hospital

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  RHINEBECK – Northern Dutchess Hospital, 6511 Springbrook Ave., is holding the following programs in January: — Get Real Weight Results will be held Wednesdays Jan. 9 through Feb. 13. Roufia Payman, director… Continue reading

Best artist’s blog: Gurney Journey

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Rhinebeck author/illustrator James Gurney’s daily musings feature insights into the making of his “Dinotopia” series and reports on art schools, museums and bookstores during his “Journey to Chandara” book tour. The fascinating blog… Continue reading

Spacey Tracy’s pickles wow judges

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RHINEBECK – The10th Annual Rosendale International Pickle Festival, held last month, brought together a wide range of pickle lovers and pickle makers. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19107697&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Third Thursday Luncheon- December 20th

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The next Third Thursday Luncheon, served from 11:30 AM-1:00 PM will be Dec. 20 and will benefit Hillcrest House: Poughkeepsie Adult Homeless Shelter. Cost is $5 ($6 for take out). There is a… Continue reading

Northern Dutchess Blood Drive- December 14th

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Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck will host a blood drive Friday. Appointments are being scheduled from 12:30-6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Cafeteria Conference Room. Healthy individuals who are at least 17 years old… Continue reading

Immediate openings for assistant gymnastics coaches this winter!

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Winter season  2008  Assistant Coach hours:  Saturdays 8:30am – 1:00pm Program Dates: January  5(training), 12, 19, 26 February 2, 9,  23 – March 8,  15, 29 – April 5  Program is for children… Continue reading

Local Citizens Sending Care Packages to our Troops

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YOU can participate! Simply drop off  your items to: • IXL Fitness Center, Rt. 9G, Rhinebeck or *  Rhinebeck Town Transfer Station (see Nancy)      “WE” BOX, WRAP AND SHIP ON THE… Continue reading

Chanukah Chocolate Wonderland

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Dec. 09 2007 – 3:00 PM DELAMATER INN (ON RTE  9 RHINEBECK) MOST AMAZING CHANUKAH CHOCOLATE WONDERLAND !!CHOCOLATE GELT! CHOCOLATE MENORAH! CHOCOLATE DRIEDELS! Menorah Lighting 4:30pm Chocolate Gelt Chanukah Gelt Latkes Chocolate Creations… Continue reading

Town Board Regular Business Meeting

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 Preliminary Agenda December 10, 2007 The winter snow ordinance prohibiting overnight parking in the town to  facilitate snow removal will be in effect from November 15 through April 15,  2008. For more details,… Continue reading

DAR gathering cards for wounded soldiers

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RHINEBECK – The Chancellor Livingston Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution is asking for help in sending greeting cards and/or phone cards to the country’s wounded soldiers. Drop off a signed greeting card… Continue reading

A Christmas Carol – Captain Jack – At the Center

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 “A Christmas Carol” December 7th-9th. The Dickens holiday classic. Performed by CENTERstage Productions. Curtain times: Fri.-Sat., 7 p.m.; Sun., 3 p.m. Through Dec. 23. $20; $18, seniors and children. 845-876-3080. Captain Jack     December… Continue reading

Hollywood, Holocaust are focus of film, talk

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Temple Beth-El and Up-state Films present a film screening and discussion of “Imaginary Witness: Hollywood and the Holocaust,” at 1 p.m. Sunday at Upstate Films, Route 9, Rhinebeck. The film, composed of scenes… Continue reading

Omega Institute wins environmental competition

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Omega Institute wins environmental competition – The Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck and Berkebile, Nelson, Immenschuh and McDowell Architects, headquartered in Houston, Texas, have won the Greenbuild 2007 Living Building Competition.… Continue reading

Session to promote alternative to road salt

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RHINEBECK – Dutchess County Legislator Joel Tyner, D-Clinton, will host a forum on various “Innovative Alternatives,” at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rhinebeck town hall, 80 East Market St. Rhinebeck Highway Superintendent Kathy Kinsella;… Continue reading

Rhinebeck emergency unit OK’d for classes

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  RHINEBECK – Northern Dutchess Paramedics Emergency Medical Services has been approved by the state Department of Health as a Basic Life Support Course Sponsor. http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200771204018

Election still not over…

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Election Update December 2, 2007 http://www.rhinecliff.org/

Upstate Films

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FREE SHOWING FOR FAMILIES Saturday, Dec. 15 11am ONE SHOWTIME ONLY! The Red Balloon and White Mane The Red Balloon In the deceptively simple tale of THE RED BALLOON, a young boy discovers… Continue reading

Check this out Rhinebeck!

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My quest for the presidency: If you’re tired of high gas prices, high taxes, open borders, no secure ports, dangerous toys from China, illegal immigration and our government not doing its job, then… Continue reading

The Rhinebeck Choral Club – Holiday Concert Schedule

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The Rhinebeck Choral Club, under the direction of Charles E. Kelley, will present its  2007 Holiday Concert on Saturday, December 15, 8:00p.m. at the Rhinebeck First Baptist Church, Rhinebeck.  In addition, a second… Continue reading

History in hand: Couple honored for genealogy research

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RHINEBECK – The Dutchess County Historical Society has bestowed its highest research award on Arthur and Nancy Kelly of Rhinebeck for their “meticulous search for historical truth http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19069012&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Two arrested for break-in

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RHINEBECK – After what was said to be a lengthy investigation, the Village of Rhinebeck Police Department reported the arrest of two men last week in connection with a break-in at a private… Continue reading

Video of Public Foums on Open Space & Affordable Housing

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RHINEBECK – The Town of Rhinebeck Open Space and Affordable Housing Committee recently announced a series of public forums to introduce its new Open Space and Affordable Housing Implementation Plan. Please log on… Continue reading

An unlikely hero: Pet saves family from potential carbon monoxide poisoning

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Please Help Find Thurman! Beagle mix

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*REWARD OFFERED* Looking for Thurman ·        Terrier/Beagle mix with a beard! ·        Mostly black, but has brown and white ·        One white front paw… Continue reading