Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tivoli Street Painting Festival sets its date

Event will be unmarred by village budget cuts, officials say

The Tivoli Street Painting Festival will chalk up its 12th year in September, and the enthusiasm and support will remain unmarred by town budget cuts, officials said.

Playwright festival planned in Tivoli

Tangent theater group searching for original works

The call has gone out far and wide for submissions for the showcase, which follows on the heels of Tangent’s successful run of the award-winning Irish play “The Good Father,” by Christian O’Reilly.

Richard J. “Dick” Prentice, 72

Richard J. “Dick” Prentice, Sr., 72, of Rhinebeck, NY, died Sunday, July 29, 2012 at the Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late James A. & Evelyn Prentice. He graduated from the University of…

Red Hook mulls ban on hydrofracking

CAC requests it, town board taking steps to consider it

Following a similar recommendation earlier this year, the Red Hook Conservation Advisory Council (CAC) has now asked the Red Hook town board to impose a moratorium and ban on hydrofracking.

Standard version of Sunoco sign approved

RH planners rescind prior approval of LED sign after village refuses to grant building permit

Red Hook village planners have withdrawn their approval for a new internally illuminated sign at the Sunoco gas station (formerly Getty) next to the post office. And they’ve accepted a standard sign that conforms to zoning code instead.

RH Observer announces expansion into Rhinebeck

Name change to accompany widened coverage area

Beginning with the August 1 issue, every resident in Rhinebeck and Rhinecliff will get the free local newspaper in their mailbox every other Wednesday. Residents in Red Hook, Milan and Tivoli have been getting the paper since its start-up in March.