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

Rhinebeck teen set for national program

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Rhinebeck High School student Katherine Martin Scherr, daughter of Linda and Allan Scherr, was recently recognized as one of 2,600 candidates for the 2008 Presidential Scholars Program. The candidates were selected out of… Continue reading

Scouts will hold food drive

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Boy Scout troops 128 and 228, along with Cub Scout Pack 28, will conduct their annual Scouting for Food drive Saturday. Scouts will deliver shopping bags to residents of Rhinebeck, along with a… Continue reading

Rhinebeck changes town attorney

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Warren Replansky is being replaced by the law firm of Gellert & Klein, which is based in the City of Poughkeepsie. The town board voted Monday to change its attorney./ http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2008803280311

Fishing Contest Registration

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50Th Annual Landsman Kill Stocking Club Fishing Contest Registration This Saturday, March 29th from 9:30 am to noon – Rhinebeck Town Hall. Contest is open to all Rhinebeck Kids from 3 to under… Continue reading

Visual, performing arts scholarship available

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Arlington and Rhinebeck high school graduating seniors interested in a degree in either visual or performing arts are encouraged to apply for the James S. Barton Jr. Emerging Artist Fund scholarship for $1,000.… Continue reading

Condo complex proposed for Rhinebeck siteThu, Mar 27, 2008

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RHINEBECK – A group of developers want to build a 36-unit condominium complex on a piece of property near the intersection of West Market and Montgomery streets. The site may sound familiar. The… Continue reading

Blood Drive For Sean

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Sean “Seamus” Murphy, a 3rd grader at Chancellor Livingston Elementary School in Rhinebeck, was just diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and is being treated at Westchester Medical Center. BLOOD DRIVE FOR SEAN: “In honor… Continue reading

Hyde Park Police are notifying residents of an e-mail scam that has been circulating in the area.

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Police have called the e-mail a scam. Anyone who receives the threatening message is asked to contact Officer Brad Cookinham of the Hyde Park Police Department at 229-9340. Read On: http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19419279&BRD=1702&PAG=461&dept_id=69079&rfi=6 

Heart Safe Club helps make Rhinebeck safer

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I had the recent pleasure of accepting an award on behalf of the Town of Rhinebeck Highway Department for being a gold level “Heart Safe Community.” I am pleased to report 100 percent… Continue reading

Kids night out event !

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Open to all Chancellor Livingston School students in grades 3-5. Fri – Mar 28, 2008 – 6:00 PM Rhinebeck High School 45 North Park Road Rhinebeck, NY Program of gym and computer games and… Continue reading

Medicare seminar slated for Adriance

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Understanding your options with Medicare can be confusing. The Office for the Aging has teamed up with Adriance Memorial Library to bring trained health insurance counselors to your local library. One-on-one health insurance… Continue reading

Urge legislators to nix plan to cut health aid

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Urge legislators to nix plan to cut health aid New York’s legislators have important decisions to make on proposed state budget cuts that will affect the health care of more than 6 million… Continue reading