Monthly Archives: November 2012

Red Hook owners star in a classic…

Car show, that is, last of the season at Mills Mansion

Red Hook’s own Red Hook Car Club had an enviable presence at the 15th Antique Car Show at Mills Mansion in Staatsburg on Saturday, Oct. 20, showing up with a fleet of classic cars sitting side by side about the length of a football field.

New public radio station on the air in Red Hook

The Hudson Valley now has an independent, local NPR alternative. Robin Hood Radio, which broadcasts from the Marckres House on the green in Sharon, Connecticut, is now re-transmitting their combination of NPR and locavore programming to the Hudson Valley on 88.1 FM, WLHV, Annandale-on-Hudson.

A firm, flavorful slice of Rhinebeck

Bread alone is never enough at this cafe, to say the yeast!

A passion for yeast, flour and water — and a desire for a healthier lifestyle — inspired Dan Leader, a CIA alum with a resume that included cooking at top Manhattan restaurants, to move his family in 1983 from the Big Apple to the Catskills mountain town of Boiceville.

Local libraries earn awards

Tivoli Free Library has been awarded five stars and Red Hook Public Library four stars by industry publication Library Journal. These are repeat performances for both libraries. Of the more than 7,500 libraries nationwide, just 262 are designated “Star” libraries.

Bard students do their civic duty

Election Day, for many, was a first time to vote

It was impossible to miss that Nov. 6, 2012 was Election Day at the Bard College campus. Shuttles ran between campus and local polls on the half hour. Students wore stickers that read, “I voted!” The community was abuzz about the election and how each voter had participated.

Donate your deer hides to help veterans

Attention hunters! The Red Hook/Rhinebeck Elks want your deer hides to raise money for their veterans events. Leave your hides in the barn behind the lodge at the corner of Mill Road and Route 9 in Red Hook.