Boy Scouts to host pancake breakfast

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Boy Scout Troop 128 will hold an All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday January 6th at the American Legion Hall, Mill Street, Rhinebeck. Guests can enjoy a combination meal of pancakes,… Continue reading

Church serves lunch for good causes

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 RHINEBECK – On a cold winter afternoon, nothing can beat a nice warm meal for $5 – except maybe one that benefits a good cause and fills your stomach.  That’s what was going… Continue reading

Town Highway Department Winter 2008 Newsletter

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Kathy Kinsella, Superintendent Bob Wyant, Foreman In this issue: Superintendent’s Message New DWI Laws in New York State Mt. Rutsen Road Update  http://rhinebeck-ny.gov/

About the Ball!

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   Technicians eye the new improved New Years ball. This version, which had halogen lamps for higher visibility, replaced a six-foot ball that had ordinary light bulbs. The lowering of the ball, which… Continue reading

Ring in ’08 with special dinners, music

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To ring in the New Year, a number of local restaurants are offering special menus and a variety of entertainment. http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2007712280310 or http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=200771228021

Staley gets Rhinebeck seat as accord is reached

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RHINEBECK – Daniel Staley Jr. will have a seat on the town board at the start of the year. Attorneys for Monique Segarra, who teaches at Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy, and… Continue reading

RHINEBECK — High School Seeks Service Opportunities

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RHS is recruiting local businesses and organizations to support students in the following capacities: Paid work opportunities; job shadow opportunities; internships; community service opportunities. RHS students are now required to complete 40 hours… Continue reading

YEAR IN REVIEW: Year of ups and downs in Northern Dutchess

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2007, like most years, had its share of ups and downs, successes and failures. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19141649&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6

Food pantries need donations just to get by

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While there are various ways Hudson Valley food pantries receive assistance, they all need help in some form, whether it be money, volunteers or food. The Queens Galley soup kitchen in Kingston is… Continue reading

American Musical Theater: A Century of Broadway

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Currently in our 63rd season, the Rhinebeck Choral Club is actively seeking new members in all of our vocal sections for the 2008 Spring Concert season! Our spring program will highlight musical theater… Continue reading

Donors are urged to help bolster local blood supplies

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The blood shortage is continuing. Donors must be at least 17 years old, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. A photo identification is usually required. Blood can be given… Continue reading

Rhinebeck man, 45, to challenge Hinchey

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RHINEBECK – Republican Joseph M. Schmidt of Rhinebeck has formally announced he will run against Rep. Maurice Hinchey, D-Hurley, for the 22nd Congressional District of New York seat. Schmidt, 45, is an Arlington… Continue reading

Last Rhinebeck town board meeting of 2007

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Final Rhinebeck town board meeting of the year will be held next Thursday,  December 27, at 6:45 PM.  The agenda for the meeting will be to finish  all financial transactions, including needed budget… Continue reading

White House ornaments represent nation’s parks

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Joseph Maresca’s ornament depicts the Vanderbilt Mansion. He is a well-known Rhinebeck artist who has exhibited nationwide. Read On: http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2007712210306

Rhinebeck board seat still up in air

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Officials from both sides contested about 20 unopened ballots. Both parties challenged the validity of the ballots in Dutchess County Supreme Court last month with Judge James Brands ruling the majority of the… Continue reading

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