Monthly Archives: March 2013

Red Hook pitches plan for expanding rec facilities

Public hearing set on proposed fields, pavilion across from Rec Park

The plan above was prepared by Weston & Sampson.

Red Hook is moving forward with plans for a major expansion of its existing recreation facilities. The proposed park, on a 28.4-acre parcel that used to be a farm, will be situated on the west side of Linden Avenue, directly across from the existing Rec Park. The land was acquired by the town late in 2007 for $425,000, according to Supervisor Sue Crane.

Red Hook seeking volunteer firefighters

The Red Hook Fire Company is seeking volunteers for membership. Train with the experienced members, become an EMT or Firefighter, and help your neighbors in times of need. Stop by the firehouse on Mondays between 7-9pm for a tour, or call 758-8706 to speak with a member.

Eva Desmond, 78

Eva Desmond, 78, of Clermont, a faithful wife, devoted mother and beloved grandmother, passed peacefully through the doorway to eternal life on Saturday, March 30th, 2013 at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck.

Open call for art RHCAN exhibit

An art exhibit exploring the use of book imagery, actual artists’ books, and art using book materials or featuring the printed word will be presented April 12-14 as part of the Read Local! Literary Festival in Red Hook.