DWI charges

Arrested Aug. 30 in the Village of Red Hook and charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor, as well as driving without headlights, failure to keep right, and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle, all infractions, according to a Red Hook Police report.

Hardscrabble Day celebrates Red Hook

Red Hook Village Hall

Packed with vendors, great local food, kid-friendly fun, election-year political street theater, a special parade and live music, Hardscrabble Day will mark its 37th year on Sat., Sept. 20.
Since 1977, the Town and Village of Red Hook have held this unique celebration as a reminder of its “hardscrabble” roots.

Other dispute charges

Arrested Aug. 23 in Hyde Park and charged with two counts of criminal contempt of court, both misdemeanors, for violating an order of protection, according to a Hyde Park Police report.

Hyde Park man charged with felony in DWI case

Arrested Aug. 22 in Hyde Park and charged with operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated condition while a child was in the vehicle, a felony, as well as driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and operating a vehicle with a blood alcohol content of more than .18 percent, all misdemeanors, according to a Hyde Park Police report.

Felony charges filed in domestic dispute reports

Arrested Aug. 16 in Hyde Park and charged with aggravated family offense, a felony, as well as assault, criminal obstruction of breathing, and endangering the welfare of a child, all misdemeanors, according to a Hyde Park Police report.

Free aging seminar offered

Rondout

If you are beginning to think about the choices you’ll be faced with as you age, head to Coppola’s Restaurant Sept. 17 for a free planned aging seminar held by Dutchess County Hospice and HealthQuest.

Criminal possession charges

Arrested Aug. 19 in the Village of Red Hook and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell, a felony, as well as four counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, all misdemeanors, according to a Red Hook Police report.

Other charges

Arrested Aug. 17 in the Town of Red Hook and charged with reckless endangerment, a misdemeanor, according to a State Police report.

Letters: A history mystery bubbles in Red Hook

Red Hook Village Hall

David F. Queen writes, “The pond continues to be, as recited in complaints over the years to the village and described in a 1941 court case about responsibility for it, ‘a health menace by accumulation of stagnant water in the basin.’”

Tivoli solar conference set

Tivoli_Village Hall_Naomi Lachance

Tivoli’s Green Committee will host a solar energy conference Sept. 9 at 7pm in Village Hall for residents to learn how to save money on energy costs through solar panel installation.