Fishing contest set in Rhinebeck

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Children older than 3 and younger than 16 are eligible to participate in the contest. Competitors are given prizes in categories ranging from the most fish caught to the longest fish caught. More… Continue reading

Dutchess County Fairgrounds going green

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  RHINEBECK – As home heating and gasoline prices continue to escalate without an end in sight, Jim Hanson believes the event he’s hosting at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck this weekend… Continue reading

The Easter Bunny

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  The Easter bunny has its origin in pre-Christian fertility lore. The Hare and the Rabbit were the most fertile animals known and they served as symbols of the new life during the… Continue reading

Districts wary of new standards

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While local educators applaud the state’s intent to maintain high academic standards – the state Education Department is launching a review of the standards public school students must meet in learning English –… Continue reading

Paying EPA fine could save Rhinebeck cash

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RHINEBECK – Negotiations with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for a settlement for cleanup costs for a Superfund site should be completed by next month, town officials said. Regardless of what that agreement… Continue reading

Fishing contest around the corner: Competition has 50-year history in Rhinebeck

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RHINEBECK – As the ice begins to melt and the snow fades into our memories, people from all over the area are beginning to break out their fishing equipment from the garage, getting… Continue reading

In Memory of Jayne Brooks

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    The parish family of the Church of the Messiah  mourns the passing of Jayne Brooks, wife of Deacon Bob Brooks;  Jayne’s joyful service to the community will be sorely missed. In addition to… Continue reading

Historical society takes inventory of assets

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The permanent collection of the Dutchess County Historical Society comprises 11 major categories. The collection is the core of the society’s existence and needs constant attention and includes manuscripts such as Titus Civil… Continue reading

Village election results ~ 2008

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Rhinebeck Incumbent Trustee Svend Beecher and newcomer Barbara Kraft defeated Kyle Eighmy for two seats on the Rhinebeck village board. Beecher, 46, is a case worker for a foster care program. He received… Continue reading

Voters go to polls in two Northern Dutchess villages

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By Patricia Doxsey, Freeman staff 03/18/2008 RHINEBECK – Rhinebeck village voters will face some choices today when they go to the polls, while candidates in Tivoli are running unopposed. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19400417&BRD=1769&PAG=461&dept_id=74958&rfi=6

Road drainage gets attention in Rhinebeck

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By William J. Kemble, Correspondent 03/18/2008 RHINEBECK – Highway officials are reviewing ways to address worsening stormwater drainage problems on some high-traffic roads. http://www.midhudsoncentral.com/site/news.cfm?newsid=19400477&BRD=1769&PAG=461&dept_id=74958&rfi=6

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

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 ‘Beannachtam na Feile Padraig!’ May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind always be at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face, and rains fall soft upon… Continue reading

Hospital mothers club plans spring gala

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RHINEBECK -Northern Dutchess Hospital’s Mothers’ Club will hold its Spring Gala April 5 at the Wiltwyck Country Club in Kingston. The event will feature a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

Rhinebeck village to fill 2 trustee seats

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Tuesday, March 18, noon to 9 p.m., Rhinebeck Village elections.  Svend Beecher (Dem.), Kyle Eighmy (Rep.), and Barbara Kraft (Dem.) are running for two seats on the Village board.  RHINEBECK – Three candidates… Continue reading

Hospital plans 4-week osteoporosis program

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RHINEBECK – Northern Dutchess Hospital, 6511 Springbrook Ave., will hold a multidisciplinary osteoporosis program in April for people living with the disease, and for those who want to learn more about it. ReadOn:… Continue reading

Rhinebeck in April

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Cocoon Theatre Presents  – The Cherry Orchard April 4th – April 20th Cocoon Theatre 6384 Mill St. Rhinebeck Cocoon Theatre presents Chekhov’s classic comedy masterpiece – Th., Fri. & Sat. at 8 pm.… Continue reading

Fairgrounds gears up for ’08

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New shows this summer will include the Green Fair on April 26 and 27 and the Antique Motorcycle Club of America National Meet on June 14 and 15. Imperati says that the Hudson… Continue reading

Seniors boogie down

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RHINEBECK – Lovers danced and embraced, friends chatted and reminisced, live music blared, and everyone was treated to a professionally catered Italian dinner – sounds like a pretty typical high school prom, right?… Continue reading

Good Friday fish fry

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Son’s of the American Legion Post 429 Rhinebeck, NY 6331 Mill St. Rhinebeck, NY 12572   Fri – Mar 21, 2008 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM   Good Friday fish fry Menu includes… Continue reading

Third Thursday Lunch- March 20th

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Third Thursday Lunch Church of the Messiah Montgomery Street, Rhinebeck 11:30 am – 1:00 pm All Proceeds will benefit The Rehab Training Center School Program $5.oo Donation includes Soup, Sandwich & Desert $6.00… Continue reading

Purim Party & Masquerade March 20th & 21st

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RJC Purim Party and Masquerade Thrudsday March 20 7:15pm Megillah Reading followed by Music, Food & Fun! Prizes for all costumes! Calling All Kings, Queens, Princes, Princesses and all members of the Royal… Continue reading

SPITZER, CITING ‘PRIVATE FAILINGS,’ RESIGNS EFFECTIVE MONDAY

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  “I look at my time as governor with a sense of what might have been,” Spitzer said during his minute-long statement, his expressionless wife Silda standing at his side. “There is much… Continue reading

Fiancé confirms local woman’s link to call-girl ring

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MILAN – Reporters gathered on Tuesday near the home of a local woman linked to the international prostitution ring at the center of the Eliot Spitzer sex scandal. And though neighbors of Tania… Continue reading

Local woman may be linked to prostitutes

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MILAN -On a small, unpaved road in the Town of Milan Monday, the only sign a resident here had become embroiled in Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s sex scandal was a man shooing reporters away.… Continue reading

Spitzer apologizes but does not resign after being tied to prostitution ring

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The prostitution ring, identified in court papers as the Emperors Club VIP, arranged connections between wealthy men and more than 50 prostitutes in New York, Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, Miami, London and Paris,… Continue reading

CLS – Kindergarten Registration March 11th &13th

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Chancellor Livingston School   Knollwood Road Rhinebeck, New York 12572 845.871.5570 fax: 845.876.4174 Tuesday March 11, 2008 Kindergarten Registration – 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm; 6:30 – 8:00 pm… Continue reading

Q&A: Scott Spencer, author of ‘Willing’

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Scott Spencer, a resident of Rhinebeck, is the author of nine novels, including “Endless Love,” which has sold more than 2 million copies. “Willing,” his new novel, is a tale about a man… Continue reading

Safe leads police to suspects in burglaries

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KENT, Putnam County – An abandoned safe discovered on the side of Ludingtonville Road was the break police needed to solve an alleged string of home burglaries. John E. Vantassell, 29, of Juniper… Continue reading

In Memory of Alexanda Gravino

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 “There are stars who’s light only reaches the earth  long after they have fallen appart. There are people who’s remembrance gives light in this world, long after they have passed away. This light… Continue reading

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