Rhinebeck officials hope budget is winner

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RHINEBECK – Rhinebeck school officials are hopeful their $26.3 million budget proposal will be approved when voters go to the polls Tuesday. READ ON: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008805160331

BRAIN GAMES!

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Brain Games are being played in Rhinebeck every Wednesday at the Starr Library, 68 W. Market Street at 1 PM. Brain Games is a fun program for seniors using memory games and puzzles… Continue reading

Annual Sidewalk Plant and Bake Sale – May 17th -2008

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Rhinebeck Garden Club will hold sale of plants, home baked goods and various new and used gardening items. Rhinebeck Garden Club members will be available to answer any questions you may have about… Continue reading

Voters to decide fate of $26M budget

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Residents of Rhinebeck with have a chance to cast their votes in the school district elections on Tuesday, May 20, from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Rhinebeck High School/Middle School, 45… Continue reading

Morton Library turns 100

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Morton Memorial Library and Community House in Rhinecliff will celebrate its centennial at the library’s annual Morton Day celebration on Saturday, May 24, with both afternoon and evening festivities planned. READ ON: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19688500&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Letter to the Town Board from Rhinebeck resident Richard Creed

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May 12, 2008   To The Town Board:   Rhinebeck is a community that includes working and retired homeowners, large and small land owners, working farmers and people who pursue various commercial endeavors.… Continue reading

Kosher Family BBQ – May 25th

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Kosher Family BBQ Sunday May 25th 12:30pm-2:30pm At the Red Hook Recreational Park Under the Pavilion of Fruitbud Drive Fun! Food! Friends! For more information call 845-559-9200 or log onto  http://www.RhinebeckJewishCenter.com 

Woman crashes into wall at hospital emergency room

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RHINEBECK – An 86-year-old Red Hook woman was charged Tuesday with aggravated unlicensed driving, a misdemeanor, after crashing into a wall at Northern Dutchess Hospital. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19686806&BRD=1769&PAG=461&dept_id=72585&rfi=6

Risk of allowing underage drinking could increase

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Approved by the county Legislature in the midst of prom season, the act would fine those over 18 who allow underage drinking in their homes or apartments. The act is meant to deter… Continue reading

Rhinebeck school board candidates unopposed

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RHINEBECK – Rhinebeck voters will have an uncontested ballot for two three-year school board seats that are being sought by incumbents. Seeking re-election to their third terms in the election next Tuesday are… Continue reading

NOTICE OF ROADWORK

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The New York State Department of Transportation will be performing crack sealing on Route  9 between Midnight Lane and South Street in Rhinebeck. This work is scheduled to start on May 16, 2008.… Continue reading

Dutchess County Transportation

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  We have received notice from the Poughkeepsie-Dutchess County Transportation Council that they will be conducting a traffic count on Kelly Street, between Morton Road and Orchard Drive during the week of May… Continue reading

Youth Festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. May 17th -2008

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RHINEBECK – The Dutchess County Fairgrounds will present its second annual Youth Festival from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday. Last year’s inaugural event drew an estimated 2,500 school children, ages 5-18, from… Continue reading

Rhinebeck Choral Club Presents!

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The Rhinebeck Choral Club, under the direction of Charles E. Kelley, will present its 2008 Spring Concert on Saturday, May 17, 8:00p.m. at the Rhinebeck First Baptist Church, Rhinebeck.  In addition, a second… Continue reading

Hudson Valley Youth Festival – May 17th-2008

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                                MASS CPR TRAINING! May 17th 2008 11:00am – 12:00pm Hudson Valley Youth Fest Dutchess county Fairgrounds, Rhinebeck- Northern Dutchess Hospital has partnered with The Heart Safe Club, a non –… Continue reading

DRAFT TOWN BOARD AGENDA 05/12/08

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Announcements “Open Book” for homeowners to review property assessments in the Assessor’s Office is today 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm, May 13th 12 noon-4, May 15th 8 – 12 noon and May 17th… Continue reading

Principal leaving elementary school

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  RHINEBECK – After five years as the principal of the Chancellor Livingston Elementary School, Ed Sullivan is stepping down The 64-year-old Rhinebeck resident is stepping down at the end of August to… Continue reading

School Budget : Vote May 20th – 2008

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Proprosed Budget for 2008-2009   Additional time for State-mandated Academic Intervention Services (AIS) in Reading. Mathematics, Social Studies and Science in our middle school and our high school for extra help in meeting… Continue reading

Really, Really Free Market at Bard.

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At Bard College this weekend, there will be no catch or gimmick, as students have organized the first Really, Really Free Market, to be held at Bard this Sunday, May 11 from 11… Continue reading

22 trees in 24 hours: Village seeks Tree City status

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RHINEBECK – The Conservation Advisory Council (CAC), Rhinebeck Village Board and Highway Department celebrated Arbor Day this past weekend by planting 22 trees along East Market and Mill Streets south of the village… Continue reading

Bard’s Institute of Advanced Theology Presents Follow-Up Session on May 20

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ANNANDALE — The Institute of Advanced of Advanced Theology (IAT) at Bard College presents a follow-up session to the 2008 conference, “The Golden Rule in the Religions of the World,” on Tuesday, May… Continue reading

Northern Dutchess Hospital MRI reaccredited

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RHINEBECK — Northern Dutchess Hospital Department of Medical Imaging has received reaccreditation status for Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) by the American College of Radiology. Board-certified physicians and medical physicists who are experts in… Continue reading

Back to the farm. Rhinebeck Farmers Market – May 11th – 2008

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Spending the Night Under the Lighthouse Beacon on the Hudson

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DID YOU KNOW! SAUGERTIES LIGHTHOUSE in Saugerties, N.Y., is on the National Register of Historic Structures and lies about 100 miles north of New York City. Tours ($3) are between noon and 3… Continue reading

Woman wielding Big Wheel breaks up fight after shotgun blast proves ineffective

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‘Community read’ at Rhinebeck High School tackles Holocaust

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In the first “community read” for the 10th-grade class, students listened to and later discussed the powerful story, based on Wiesel’s life, of a Jewish teenager forced to leave his home and suffer… Continue reading

Hot rod heaven

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If you’re looking for relief from cabin fever, you might want to check out the classics and customs at the annual car show at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck this weekend. The… Continue reading

Kids Create! May 9 – June 3, 2008

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Bulkeley Middle School Students   May 9 – June 3, 2008 For the second year Bulkeley Middle School School art students are exhibiting a body of work reflecting a variety of  media including stained… Continue reading

Search is under way for new principal

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By William J. Kemble RHINEBECK – School district officials hope to complete interviews for a new Chancellor Livingston Elementary School principal before the current academic year ends. At a Board of Education meeting… Continue reading

Exhibit has art owned by Suckley women

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A faded photograph, a pair of fancy candlesticks, that blanket crocheted by a long-gone relative – for most, a family legacy can be found in a few precious heirlooms. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008805010314