rhinebeck http://wamc.org en "One Hundred Miles from Manhattan" By Guillermo Fesser http://wamc.org/post/one-hundred-miles-manhattan-guillermo-fesser <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Guillermo Fesser is a Spanish television and radio journalist known in his country for his humorous but compassionate news reporting, and especially for an innovative Madrid-based national morning radio talk show that ran for 25 years and had over 1 million listeners.</p><p>Fesser now lives with his family in Rhinebeck, New York, where he broadcasts weekly stories on life in small-town America to Onda Cero Radio in Spain.</p><p>He has written a book, as well, <em>One Hundred Miles from Manhattan</em>, which is an affectionate portrait of life in small-town America—and beyond.</p><p> Fri, 02 May 2014 15:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 89550 at http://wamc.org "One Hundred Miles from Manhattan" By Guillermo Fesser Dust, Rust And Chrome At Rhinebeck Car Show http://wamc.org/post/dust-rust-and-chrome-rhinebeck-car-show <p></p><p>Last weekend, enthusiasts from across the Northeast gathered to trade parts and stories at the Rhinebeck Car Show. Reporter Meg Heckman sent this audio postcard.</p><p></p><p>Hot rods, muscle cars and automotive echoes of the gilded age are the public face of the Rhinebeck Car Show, but look past the tidy rows of glittering bumpers and you’ll see something else: acres and acres of dust, rust and chrome. It’s the annual swap, where buyers and sellers come from across the East Coast to haggle over the stuff that old cars are made of.</p> Fri, 10 May 2013 15:27:05 +0000 Meg Heckman 64340 at http://wamc.org Dust, Rust And Chrome At Rhinebeck Car Show Land In Dutchess Is Donated For Conservation http://wamc.org/post/land-dutchess-donated-conservation <p>Sixteen acres next to critical tidal habitats in a Hudson River estuary are now protected. The donated land is in New York’s Dutchess County.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Wed, 08 May 2013 11:45:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 64118 at http://wamc.org Land In Dutchess Is Donated For Conservation Two Separate Housing Initiatives are Unveiled http://wamc.org/post/two-separate-housing-initiatives-are-unveiled <p>A town in New York’s Hudson Valley has a new affordable housing initiative, while officials across the river want more first-time homebuyers in their Hudson Valley city.&nbsp;</p><p>Officials from the Dutchess County Town of Rhinebeck and Hudson River Housing will provide details Tuesday on a new workforce housing initiative to sell affordable housing units at The Gardens at Rhinebeck.</p> Tue, 15 Jan 2013 03:32:17 +0000 Allison Dunne 55731 at http://wamc.org Interview with Incoming New York State Senator Terry Gipson http://wamc.org/post/interview-incoming-new-york-state-senator-terry-gipson <p></p><p>Terry Gipson will be sworn in Saturday as the New York State Senator for the 41<sup>st</sup> District. The Democrat’s win was not decided until about one month after the November election. Longtime Republican State Senator Stephen Saland, of Poughkeepsie, conceded the race December 13<sup>th</sup>, after a final count of absentee ballots and affidavits. The race was three-way, with Conservative Neil DiCarlo&nbsp; on the ballot, saying there needed to be a conservative choice in light of Saland’s&nbsp;&nbsp;vote in 2011 for the legalization of same-sex marriage in New York.&nbsp;&nbsp;WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne sat down with state senator-elect Terry Gipson in his home base of Dutchess County’s Rhinebeck, to see what he has in mind for his first term in Albany.</p><p> Mon, 07 Jan 2013 20:41:53 +0000 Allison Dunne 55227 at http://wamc.org Interview with Incoming New York State Senator Terry Gipson