An all-out effort

AN ALL-OUT EFFORT: 933 Haviland Middle School students and 200 staff members created a giant human pink ribbon in front…

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Red Hook Central School turns 75!

Red Hook Central School turns 75

Red Hook’s Linden Avenue Middle School was originally called the Red Hook Central School when it opened on Sept. 6, 1939, ending the era of the one-room schoolhouse in Red Hook. This photograph of an art class in a Red Hook classroom was taken circa 1900 by Harriet Martin Dey, a town resident. A one-room…

Honored to be there

A would-be War World II bomber flight crew was on hand to greet Rhinebeck resident Ruth Milliot, the oldest female Marine veteran in the country, with smiles at the National World War II monument in Washington, D.C., Sept. 27. Milliot, who turns 104 on Oct. 22, was one of 85 World War II veterans who…

Criminal possession charges

, 23, of Rhinebeck, was arrested Sept. 20 in the Town of Rhinebeck and charged with criminal possession of marijuana and operating a motor vehicle…

Drunk-driving charges

, 47, of Pleasant Valley, was arrested Sept. 23 in Pleasant Valley and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, due to a prior DWI-related conviction…

Petty larceny charges

, 21, of Red Hook, was arrested Sept. 22 in the Town of Red Hook and charged with petty larceny, a misdemeanor, according to a…

Letters: Voting for those who support the Safe Act

Lynn Ruggiero writes, “I challenge all those Republicans who oppose the Safe Act to come up with a real plan to prevent events such as Newtown from occurring again and to dig into the real work of leading and not just pandering to powerful special interests.”

Op Ed: When suicide hits home

Sue Serino writes, “We need to remove the stigma associated with mental illness and depression and work towards providing better care for those afflicted.”

A good deed in Hyde Park, indeed

Daniel Helsin, second from left, of Hyde Park Boy Scout Troop 37 began the installation of the three Beatrix Farrand Garden gate doors on Aug. 28 as the grand finale of his Eagle Scout community service project.