Rhinebeck March 10, 2008 Town Board Agenda

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6:45 Call to Order Pledge of Allegiance Presentation by Web Committee on privacy/email subscription policy. Announcements: Easter Egg Hunt at Thompson Mazzarella Park on Saturday, March 15th from 10 to12 noon.   Children must… Continue reading

Rhinebeck woman among those charged with running a prostitution ring

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Four people were arrested and accused of organizing a prostitution ring that charged wealthy clients in Europe and the U.S. thousands of dollars for prostitutes rated by diamonds. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20080307/NEWS01/80307021

New video game arcade is looking for your suggestions

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The new management of Chelsea Video Center in Rhinebeck is planning on installing video game arcade rooms equipped with the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii consoles. The store is now looking for… Continue reading

County recognizes Heart Safe initiatives

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RHINEBECK – The Heart Safe Club of Rhinebeck has been making strides in our area for over a year now to educate, train, and help pass legislation that would help in the fight… Continue reading

Autism walk to combat debilitating disorder

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For additional information, contact Karen Kosack at 226-7525, or visit http://www.autismwalkhv.org.  For more information on autism, visit the Autism Society of America’s Web site at http://www.autism-society.org.

Green events slated at Dutchess fairgrounds

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The Green Fair helps kick off the green initiative being undertaken by the fairgrounds. Starting this year, the fairgrounds will use green cleaning products, more biodegradable products and products with higher percentages of… Continue reading

Writer way off base with Rhinebeck letter

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In a recent letter to the editor (“Development threatens Rhinebeck’s character,” Feb. 27), Marcella C. Briggs engages in a rant about a Rhinebeck village neighborhood my neighbors, my wife and I reside within.… Continue reading

Notes From CISPE- Community In Support of Public Education

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Community In Support of Public Education Thurs., March 6, 7 p.m., Changing the Property Tax System in New York, Hyde Park, Wallace Visitors’ Center on the grounds of FDR’s Home.  Sponsored by Northern… Continue reading

Senior Citizens Prom March 8th

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Rhinebeck High School announces the 12th annual senior citizens prom to be held on Sat., March 8th in the Rhinebeck HS Gymnasium from 12:00 noon-4:00 pm. Entertainment by Russ Allen, catering by Sue… Continue reading

Mad Dash organizational meeting

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We’re off to the races! We will have our first organizational Mad Dash meeting on March 10th at 7pm  –  Donnegan Hall Church of the Messiah. At this time we will discuss the overall planning… Continue reading

POTENTIAL FLOODING CONDITIONS 3/3/08

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Department of Emergency Response 392 Creek Road ¨ Poughkeepsie, NY  12601 Phone:  845/486-2080 ¨ Fax:  845/486-3998 ¨ e-mail:  emergresponse911@co.dutchess.ny.us Department of Emergency’s Response webpage at http://www.dutchessny.gov [http://www.dutchessny.gov] Residents can log on [http://www.erh.noaa.gov/aly/] for… Continue reading

March

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MUDBOUND – A READING  March 7th Oblong Books & Music, 6422 Montgomery St Rhinebeck 7:30pm.  Hillary Jordan will read from her new novel.  876-0500 http://www.oblongbooks.com MAN OF LA MANCHA March 7th – March… Continue reading

Clean green

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The Rhinebeck resident has learned the hard way about adverse effects from chemicals. An exposure to a restaurant gas leak in the late 1980s caused permanent damage to her central nervous system. But… Continue reading

Rhinebeck to report on growth plan draft

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  RHINEBECK – The town board hopes more public scrutiny of the proposed town comprehensive plan will help get the plan passed at a faster pace. On April 1, the town board will… Continue reading

16 groups lauded for CPR efforts

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RHINEBECK – Dutchess County officials honored 16 municipal and community organizations Wednesday with the first Heart Safe Community designations, applauding groups for training staff in CPR.  Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008802280331

Rhinebeck residents seek resolution of sewer woes

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RHINEBECK – Residents of Vanderburgh Cove find themselves facing few options in dealing with the $1.75 million in repairs needed for their sewer system. ReadOn: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008802280335 Homeowners hope to resolve sewer dispute RHINEBECK… Continue reading

Starr benefit a success: Library looks to purchase 1,000 new children’s books

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RHINEBECK – The turnout for the Starr Library’s Annual Benefit last Friday night was so great that cars were double- and triple-parked all the way to the ball fields in the back of… Continue reading

Drama club to get ‘Footloose’

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RHINEBECK – Rhinebeck High School’s new auditorium has come alive again as the drama club is preparing to put on its annual spring musical. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19336737&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Development threatens Rhinebeck’s character

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I hope there will be no more developments like the Stortini development near Chancellor Livingston Elementary School. If you look at that site, you will see how the Bronx, Brooklyn, Jersey City and… Continue reading

Rhinebeck recreation director resigns again

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http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008802270338 RHINEBECK – For the second time this year, the town recreation director Kari Wolfe has resigned. Her resignation is the latest twist in the confusing and somewhat controversial debate over the direction… Continue reading

Milaners Youth Group

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Milaners Youth Program is a youth-led program that provides participants and adult mentors with opportunities to serve residents in need, as well as the greater community of Milan, and will result in building… Continue reading

New notes from CISPE -Community In Support of Public Education

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CISPE — Our kids, schools, community! February 24, 2008 Rhinebeck Town Board workshop on recreation director position, Mon., 2/25, Town Hall, East Market St.  Meeting begins at 6:45 p.m. and this is the… Continue reading

Rhinebeck man will challenge Hinchey

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Even though a Rhinebeck Republican lives in the 20th Congressional District, he is allowed to run for office in the 22nd District, according to the New York State Board of Elections. Read On:… Continue reading

Rhinebeck library set to host Silent Auction & Benefit

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Starr Library in Rhinebeck hosts its third annual Silent Auction & Benefit Saturday February 23rd starting at 6 p.m. The evening includes piano music, wine, champagne and hors d’oeuvres, as well as the auction.… Continue reading

TOWN BOARD MEETING AGENDA 02-25-08

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DRAFT AGENDA FOR FEBRUARY 25, 2008 TOWN OF RHINEBECK TOWN BOARD MEETING 6:45 Call to Order Pledge of Allegiance ANNOUNCEMENTS Recreation Committee is seeking lifeguards, WSI lifeguards, counselors in training (minimum age 15… Continue reading

Waiters’ tips to go to cancer research

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RHINEBECK – On Feb. 26, the waiters at CJ’s Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria in Rhinebeck will all become members of the Friends Through The Years fundraising team of the American Cancer Society when… Continue reading

Event will help send class to Cape Cod

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RHINEBECK – The fifth grade class at Chancellor Livingston Elementary School in Rhinebeck is embarking on a Whale of a Concert and Auction as the culmination of its fundraising campaign for the grade’s… Continue reading

Crowd gathers in support of local photographer

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RHINEBECK – There was a large turnout last Friday night at Oblong Books and Music’s Rhinebeck location in support of local photographer Robert Kalman. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19313121&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

New chapter begins for Gardens 2008

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RHINEBECK – The next chapter of the saga of the Gardens at Rhinebeck started last Friday as sources say the project was auctioned off at the Poughkeepsie courthouse Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19313113&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Arts – Walk – About February 21st-23rd

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February 21 – February 23, 2008 – The galleries and exhibition spaces located in Rhinebeck are sponsoring an Arts-Walk-About. Events – readings, live music, and artist receptions – will be held over a… Continue reading