Red Wing mining co. threatens suit

Site access is key issue for permit renewal; proposed amendment to restrict mining in Rhinebeck mired in conflict

Red Wing Properties is now threatening suit over their stalled permit renewal, which has been held up since January by the Rhinebeck planning board because of a dispute over the access road to the property.

Criminal possession charges

, 23, of Rhinebeck, was arrested Sept. 20 in the Town of Rhinebeck and charged with criminal possession of marijuana and operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs, both misdemeanors, as well as having stickers on his rear windshield, an exhaust system equipment violation, failure to keep right, a right-of-way violation, illegal signal, failure…

Drunk-driving charges

, 47, of Pleasant Valley, was arrested Sept. 23 in Pleasant Valley and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, due to a prior DWI-related conviction in 2005, according to a State Police report. Investigation reportedly revealed that he was intoxicated at the time he was stopped on Quaker Hill Road, and a breath sample yielded…

Honored to be there

A would-be War World II bomber flight crew was on hand to greet Rhinebeck resident Ruth Milliot, the oldest female Marine veteran in the country, with smiles at the National World War II monument in Washington, D.C., Sept. 27. Milliot, who turns 104 on Oct. 22, was one of 85 World War II veterans who…