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Reflections on a Silver Screen: “Jupiter Ascending” and “Fifty Shades of Grey”

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February 26, 2015
Reflections on a Silver Screen: “Jupiter Ascending” and “Fifty Shades of Grey”

It’s the weekend. How to spend a Saturday afternoon in the middle of February? Does one stay in – read, watch TV, peruse the Internet? Why not binge-watch the first two seasons of House of Cards? It has become so easy to occupy ourselves without needing to step out the front door that any...
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All Things Human: Measles: What’s the Big Deal?

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February 25, 2015
All Things Human: Measles: What’s the Big Deal?

There’s been quite a bit about it in the news lately, but few of us have knowledge of, or experience with this disease. That’s because this highly infectious viral illness was virtually eradicated in this country by an aggressive immunization campaign that began about five decades ago. By the year 2000, measles (also called...
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Voices of Pawling 2015: Our Outstanding Volunteers’ Announced- Sunday, March 1

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February 25, 2015
Voices of Pawling 2015: Our Outstanding Volunteers’ Announced- Sunday, March 1

Honorees to be Recognized at Voices of Pawling Award Brunch on March 1st   Pawling Public Radio – WPWL recently announced the list of honorees for the 2015 Voices of Pawling Awards in recognition of outstanding volunteerism and dedication, striving above and beyond the call of service to this community.   Those being honored...
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Julia’s Wings Foundation is Flying High and Strong Again with Operation Wear Red

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February 24, 2015
Julia’s Wings Foundation is Flying High and Strong Again with Operation Wear Red

  The Julia’s Wings Foundation (JWF), a 501(c)(3) non-profit foundation is committed to raising awareness of the Aplastic Anemia. Through building awareness, JWF hopes to one day to find a cure for Aplastic Anemia as we educate others about this vicious disease. Aplastic Anemia is a rare and serious bone marrow disease which affects...
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“Vinyl and New Arrivals” – Live Sunday’s at 11 am (Songs Played February 22nd)

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February 23, 2015
“Vinyl and New Arrivals” – Live Sunday’s at 11 am (Songs Played February 22nd)

Mike Shustak and Mike Berquist will play new music you typically don’t hear on the radio, and older music from our turntable you may or may not have heard on your typical classic rock  station. The show is called “Vinyl and  New Arrivals ”  Mike and co-host will take turns playing music from each...
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Bits of Inspiration: Winter Wonderland

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February 23, 2015
Bits of Inspiration: Winter Wonderland

This past weekend I went cross-country skiing at a nearby lake. It was a gorgeous day—not too cold, no one around, the unfrozen stream trickling over rocks as an pause in the quiet serenity of a snow covered landscape—just breathtaking.   Gliding along, rhythmically pulsing back and forth, back and forth, I fell into...
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Harlem Wizards Coming to Pawling Hgh School on Thursday, March 5th at 630pm

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February 22, 2015
Harlem Wizards Coming to Pawling Hgh School on Thursday, March 5th at 630pm

The evening promises to be a fun filled event that is great for kids and adults and will guarantee to put a smile on your face! This event is hosted by the Pawling Tiger Athletic Club.   The Harlem Wizards have a unique mission: create awe-inspiring events throughout the country. At a Wizards game,...
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At “The Blue Olive” in Pawling

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February 21, 2015
At “The Blue Olive” in Pawling

       
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Pawling Little League’s Q&A- Answers To Your Questions

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February 20, 2015
Pawling Little League’s Q&A- Answers To Your Questions

Pawling Little League in an effort to better communicate with the community is proud to partner with Pawling Public Radio for the upcoming season. During the year Pawling Little League will host live Player of the week awards on air, maybe broadcast certain games, along with game highlights posted on both Pawling Little League...
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Arts on the Lake Presents….

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February 20, 2015
Arts on the Lake Presents….

The Blue Horse Repertory Company  presents “Three By Tennessee”  A staged reading of three of Tennessee Williams masterful short plays. ​ Saturday March 7 at 8pm at Arts On The Lake Lake Carmel Arts Center 640 Route 52, Kent Lakes, NY 10512 Performed by: Peggity Price*, James Shearwood*, Nancy Rothman*, Roger Hendricks Simon*, Lora...
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Calling All Radios!

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February 19, 2015
Calling All Radios!

   
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Hockey Legend Joe Micheletti To Launch Mizzentop Speaker Series

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February 19, 2015
Hockey Legend Joe Micheletti To Launch Mizzentop Speaker Series

      Mizzentop Day School continues its mission of instilling a life-long love of learning to the Hudson Valley community with the new Mizzentop Speaker Series. The inaugural speaker will be none other than former United States Hockey player, NHL player and current NY Rangers broadcast analyst Joe Micheletti.      Joe Micheletti...
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Heart of the Matter: Local Real Estate Report

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February 16, 2015
Heart of the Matter: Local Real Estate Report

Year over year in Dutchess County, 2014 was a mirror image of the prior year with closed sales of 1,800 homes and a median sales price of $250,000. Low interest rates, attractive pricing and a high affordability index will continue to stimulate strong first-time homebuyer demand in the area. The commuter market should also...
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At The Pawling United Methodist Church

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February 14, 2015
At The Pawling United Methodist Church

1. Cook’s Night Out– Every Wednesday night is “Cook’s Night Out,” a community dinner held at 6 p.m. in Fellowship Hall of the Pawling United Methodist Church, 2 Dutcher Avenue in the Village of Pawling. A different delicious meal is prepared each week. Come and enjoy good food and good fellowship. Come as you...
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Pawling Tigers Varsity Girls Basketball Update & Season Wrap Up

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February 14, 2015
Pawling Tigers Varsity Girls Basketball Update & Season Wrap Up

The Pawling Tigers Varsity Girls basketball team hosted Dover on January 8. The entire team contributed to the win for Pawling.  Courtney Meissner and Shannon Ward led Pawling with 10 points each.  Pawling defeated Dover with a final score of 42-19.   The Pawling Girls then traveled to Bronxville on January 10.  They lost...
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Celtic Oracle: Water is Holy

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February 12, 2015
Celtic Oracle: Water is Holy

  My grandmother’s house on Dublin’s south coast sat on high bluff overlooking Dublin Bay and the Wicklow mountains. The sloping grounds were carved into a seven stepped garden leading towards the ocean. The second ‘step’ contained a frog filled lily pond which was a source of magical imaginings of frog and lily stories...
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All Things Human: “The Winter Blues”

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February 11, 2015
All Things Human: “The Winter Blues”

    Seasonal Affective Disorder (appropriately referred to as S.A.D) is a cyclical mood disorder that affects approximately five percent of North Americans. Also referred to as “Hibernation Syndrome,” it can actually occur as a repetitive condition during the summer as well, although the winter variant is much more common. Females are more likely...
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PPR’s Show “Beatles and Friends” to go Live

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February 11, 2015
PPR’s Show “Beatles and Friends” to go Live

Beatles and Friends – the best of the Beatles AND their friends – the Stones, Hendrix, Clapton, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Elvis Costello  – now LIVE on Saturdays at 1 PM on Pawling Public Radio. Tune in each week for a different theme. Re-broadcast Fridays at 8 PM and Sundays at noon.  ...
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The Connecticut Beekeepers Association offers Bee School

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February 9, 2015
The Connecticut Beekeepers Association offers Bee School

The Connecticut Beekeepers Association, established in 1891, will offer an all-day Bee School at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School, Falls Village, CT on Saturday, February 28, 2015. The Bee School will acquaint those interested in bees and beekeeping with an overview of the equipment needed and the basic knowledge required to get started...
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Interact Club Visits Pawling Elementary

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February 9, 2015
Interact Club Visits Pawling Elementary

Members of the Interact Club of Pawling visited the 3rd graders at Pawling Elementary School to talk about the importance of community service… Left to Right: Mark DelBalzo, Past President, Anthony Morfea, Treasurer, Matt Maasz, Peter Reid Left to Right: Shannon Barker, Rachel Sullivan, President, Sophie Espinosa, Secretary, Ethan Nagasing
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WPWL’s Arts Calendar

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February 8, 2015
WPWL’s Arts Calendar

PAWLING PUBLIC RADIO’S “ARTS CALENDAR”                                     from WPWL    Many Happy Wanderings and New Discoveries  LOCAL arts venues: PAWLING CONCERT SERIES now in its 41rst  year is presenting: THE ROSE ENSEMBLE, MARCH 27, 2015; THE HOT SARDINES, April...
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New Programming on WPWL: Bouffard’s Buffet

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February 4, 2015
New Programming on WPWL: Bouffard’s Buffet

A live call in program with Mark Bouffard, pastor of The Central Baptist Church of Pawling.  A native New Englander too obsessed with Boston sports, Mark is an expert on nothing but willing to think about anything, especially matters of faith. Join Bouffard’s Buffet, Live. normally on alternate Thursday’s (Next Live is February 12th)....
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The Fringe: PPR’s Newest Show

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February 2, 2015
The Fringe: PPR’s Newest Show

The Fringe with Mike Bergquist is a weekly live half-hour show focusing on music, movies, television, art, and the people involved in all of these mediums. Each show takes a look at the past, present, and future of artistic culture and features music centered around a particular theme. Every episode is uniquely different from...
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WPWL – Pawling Public Radio Seeks Community Media Volunteers

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January 30, 2015
WPWL – Pawling Public Radio Seeks Community Media Volunteers

  Pawling Public Radio (WPWL) is currently recruiting new volunteers to support and enhance their community programs and services. WPWL is a non-profit community organization comprised solely of volunteers – neighbors, friends and community members sharing ideas, talents and skills. The Board of WPWL invites you to join their team as they continue to...
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The Computer Guy: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G – What’s the Deal?

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January 30, 2015
The Computer Guy: Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3G, 4G – What’s the Deal?

  “What’s the difference between WiFi and Bluetooth?” This question also gets asked with variations for “wireless” and “cordless”, or “3G” and “4G”.   All these terms are names for different technical standards for some type of wireless communication.  The difference, from our consumer point of view, is mainly about what kinds of devices...
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FrOGS Calendar of Events

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January 29, 2015
FrOGS Calendar of Events

FrOGS’ Annual Meeting: All About the Great Swamp Sunday, February 8 (2 PM) Learn about the Great Swamp and the work FrOGS does to take care of it. Renowned PowerPoint presentation by Dr. Jim Utter. Location: Patterson Library, Route 311, Patterson.   Winter Walk Saturday, February 28 (NOON) An easy to moderate naturalist-led interpretive walk...
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Annual Membership Drive Continues!

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January 22, 2015
Annual Membership Drive Continues!

  If you became a supporting member of PPR last year, it may be time to renew your membership! When you support our community radio station, you help fund the 47 original educational and informative programs currently aired on our web streaming station.  You help us provide two college scholarships to deserving local graduating...
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Listen to PPR’s Archived Shows on Mixcloud

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January 12, 2015
Listen to PPR’s Archived Shows on Mixcloud

For those of you who missed the original broadcasts, PPR is archiving most of our older radio shows on Mixcloud.  If you would like to hear shows such as the Clerics Corner, Intermission, A Slice of Life, Celtic Oracle, The Creative Writing Circle discussions and many more, click the link below. Of course, check...
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Our Community Calendar Is Here(An Update!)

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January 12, 2015
Our Community Calendar Is Here(An Update!)

  Community Calendar Update! Now that we have all Pawling Events listed in one place, and  a format that is comprehensive, and easy to read, all community members need to do is click on Community Calendar on the top banner on our web site and Voila!  Everything Pawling at your fingertips!  Nothing to download...
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FrOGS Calendar of Events for February/March 2015

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January 9, 2015
FrOGS Calendar of Events for February/March 2015

Winter Walk Saturday, February 28 (NOON) An easy to moderate naturalist-led interpretive walk at Lakeside Park in Pawling. Meet at the Pawling Recreation Center parking lot. Call Beth (845) 228-5635 or Judy (845) 878-7740 to reserve your spot.   FrOGS’ Annual Meeting: All About the Great Swamp Sunday, March 8 (2 PM) Learn about...
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How Special Are We?

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January 9, 2015
How Special Are We?

  Obtaining an FCC low power FM license for a community radio station isn’t a common occurrence. In 2000, the FCC window of opportunity produced 1,325 granted licenses from among 3,250 applications filed nationwide.  That’s because the FCC requirements for these licenses are stringent. Applications require planning and proper engineering consultation to fill out...
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New BINGO Games at the Pawling Firehouse Continue

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January 8, 2015
New BINGO Games at the Pawling Firehouse Continue


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Check Out Our Links of Local Interest and Email us Yours!

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August 9, 2014
Check Out Our Links of Local Interest and Email us Yours!

On our right side of this homepage, if you scroll down a bit, you can link to many local areas of interest including hospitals, transportation, jobs, churches and much more.  If you want PPR to add your link, let us know by emailing to info@pawlingpublicradio.org PPR is here for you…building community one voice (and link) at a time....
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