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The Northern Dutchess News is a member of the Southern Dutchess News group and is fast becoming a staple in the lives of individuals in communities north and east of Poughkeepsie. Already named an “official newspaper” of Stanfordville and Rhinebeck, it also serves Hyde Park, Red Hook, Tivoli, Milan, Pine Plains, Amenia, Dover, Millbrook, Clinton Corners, Salt Point and Pleasant Valley. The Northern Dutchess News provides coverage of local town, village and school news, the Dutchess County Legislature, county legal notices, obituaries, plus coverage of arts and entertainment, hospitals, 4-H clubs , farming news, businesses and organizations.


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02/03/15 Highlights of this week's edition...


Improved patient care at heart of new NDH pavilion

by Curtis Schmidt

(Continued from cover) Since the goal is the best in patient care and safety, surgeons and physicians have also been included in the amenity-rich facility. Surround sound and high-definition screens are available in the six technologically advanced operating suites on the third floor to accommodate a wide range of complex and minimally invasive surgeries. The first floor will be home to 25,000 square feet of attractive offices for surgeons, cardiologists and primary-care physicians.

“The pavilion provides a much-improved patient and family experience,” said George. “We engaged our entire staff at all levels in regard to what is most important for patients and physicians and incorporated all of the input into this facility. This gives patients what they want and deserve.”

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Rhinebeck’s community-minded citizen Lewis Ruge receives Good Egg Award


Lewis Ruge addresses the audience after receiving the Good Egg Award during the State of Rhinebeck dinner on Jan. 28. Photo by Curtis Schmidt

by Curtis Schmidt

Rhinebeck’s primary community-minded individual received his due recognition on Thursday, Jan. 28, when the Rhinebeck Area Chamber of Commerce presented Lewis J. Ruge with the annual Good Egg Award at the annual State of Rhinebeck evening at the Beekman Arms.

“I love this community and all of the people in it,” Ruge said upon receiving the honor. “I’ve had a great time helping all of the organizations achieve their goals. At no time have I, or will I ever, take you for granted.

“On behalf of my company business and my family, I want to thank you all for this exceptional honor.”

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County Players to offer ‘August: Osage County’


Rehearsing for “August: Osage County” are (from left) MaryBeth Boylan (Barbara Fordham), Kristin Battersby (Karen Weston) and Lissy Kilman (Ivy Weston). Photo by Harold Bonacquist

County Players continues its 58th season with Tracy Letts’ dark comedy, “August: Osage County,” on Friday, Feb. 5, at 8 p.m. One of the most acclaimed plays of the last decade, “August: Osage County” won the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Letts’ sprawling saga about three generations of an Oklahoma family has drawn comparisons to the work of American dramatists Eugene O’Neill, Sam Shepard and Tennessee Williams. When their father goes missing, the huge and completely dysfunctional Weston family reunites and sparks fly. Violet, the take-no-prisoners matriarch, struggles for control over a family set to implode over secrets, lies and betrayals.

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ALSO in the Feb 3-9, 2016 issue:

  • National Wear Red Day is Feb. 5
  • Recipes to help celebrate the Big Game
  • Tivoli woman wins $5 million on lottery ticket
  • Training offered for marathon event to cure cancer
  • FDR’s 134th birthday keeps tradition, memories alive


Left, Paul Sparrow, director of the FDR Library and Museum, gives the keynote address during the 134th birthday celebration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, held on Saturday, Jan. 30, at the FDR site in Hyde Park. Photo by Bob Kampf

  • Hyde Park Chamber meeting highlights community projects
  • Molinaro calls for bold action in State of the County address

In Creative Living:

  • Ron reviews ‘Room’
  • That’s Italian! Ciabatta Bread
  • Santana to play at Bardavon Gala


Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana will perform at the Bardavon’s 2016 gala on April 10. Courtesy photo

  • Earth Wise: Community solar on the rise
  • Hudson River EagleFest set at Croton Point Park
  • Four Guys in Disguise reunion promises fun, memories
  • Two original members of Jefferson Airplane die on the same day
  • Documentary film series at Wallace Center to feature immigration, migration themes

Schools of the Week: Chancellor Livingston Elementary, Rhinebeck

  • If your school has a program you’d like to see featured in School of the Week this session, e-mail northerndutchess@sdutchessnews.com and put “School of the Week” in the subject line.

 

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