Town gets a new seal

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The new seal celebrates the iconic view of the Hudson River from Hyde Park, long enjoyed by artists, residents and visitors to the Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site.

Rhinebeck sidewalk sale this weekend

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On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15, 16 and 17, merchants throughout the village will set up outdoor tables to offer bargains while galleries will showcase current and upcoming exhibitions and artists.

Local arrests

Recent local arrests for reckless driving, criminal mischief, and criminal possession of drugs.

Obituary: George Harkins, 76

George Leo Harkins, M.D., age 76, passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home in Douglasville, GA, after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer.

Obituary: Cooper Lynch

Cooper Nils Lynch, infant son of Erik and Kelly Lynch, died Thursday, July 17, 2014 after a courageous battle following complications from open-heart surgery at Boston Children’s Hospital, Boston, MA.

Assault charges

Arrested July 17 in the Town of Red Hook and charged with assault, a misdemeanor, according to a Red Hook Police report.

DWI charges

Arrested July 13 in the Town of Red Hook and charged with first offense driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more, both misdemeanors, according to a State Police report.

DWI charges

Arrested July 6 in Hyde Park and charged with driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content above .08, both misdemeanors, according to a Hyde Park Police report.

Felony DWI charges

Arrested July 6 in the Town of Poughkeepsie and charged with driving while intoxicated, a felony due to a previous DWI-related conviction, according to a State Police report.