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Upcoming Events at Arts on the Lake

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November 27, 2014
Upcoming Events at Arts on the Lake

Arts on the Lake Comics Saturday You can take a car to a train to a subway to a short walk to see Akash Bhasin, Charles McBee and Frank Vignolaat Broadway Comedy, Gotham Comedy in NYC or on Comedy Central or you can jog down the street to Arts on the Lake to see them this...
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How Much Snow in Southern Dutchess County??

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November 26, 2014
How Much Snow in Southern Dutchess County??

  We’ve gone the way of the heavy wet snow.  I just shoveled an inch off my driveway and it’s like pushing water. With temperatures close to 32 degrees this afternoon, the roads are getting snow covered.   The heaviest precipitation occurs between 12-7pm, with snow lingering till about midnight.  For the Pawling area and southeastern Dutchess county,...
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Bits of Inspitation: It’s Not Easy Being Green

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November 26, 2014
Bits of Inspitation: It’s Not Easy Being Green

  Something that we don’t talk about with others very often, but is very much a part of being human, is jealousy. Jealousy at our workplace of other co-workers and their recognition, promotions, opportunities; jealousy at home of our friends big new home, hot car, successful children, exotic trips, you name it.   Jealously...
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At Gallery on the Green in Pawling

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November 26, 2014
At Gallery on the Green in Pawling

   
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Sherman Chamber Ensemble Jazzes Up the Classics Thanksgiving Weekend

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November 25, 2014
Sherman Chamber Ensemble Jazzes Up the Classics Thanksgiving Weekend

  Get your holidays off to a great start as the Sherman Chamber Ensemble presents its annual free Thanksgiving weekend “Jazzing Up the Classics” matinee concerts, to be held this year on Saturday, November 29th at 3:00 PM at the Sherman Congregational Church and on Sunday, November 30th at 3 PM at St. Andrew’s...
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Arts Calendar: December Doings and Beyond

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November 25, 2014
Arts Calendar: December Doings and Beyond

 SEASONS GREETINGS from PPR -WPWL DECEMBER DOINGS AND BEYOND   LOCAL EVENTS THE PAWLING CHAMBER OF COMMERCE PRESENTS TREE LIGHTING/ DECEMBERFEST on Charles Coleman Blvd ( Friday,Dec 5. 6pm) Santa and Mrs Claus will arrive reindeer and all to light the tree. Choral Singing Hot Chocolate, & cookies and fun for all amidst the...
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The Pawling Business Report

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November 24, 2014
The Pawling Business Report

New Developments in Pawling Village   The economic development of Pawling Village is extremely important to the continued growth of our local businesses as well as a key driver of attracting new businesses to our community.  Lots of great improvements have been taking place in Pawling Village…some you may have seen and others you...
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Indie Hour to Feature Rorie Kelly

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November 24, 2014
Indie Hour to Feature Rorie Kelly

PPR Listeners….I will be exploring independent venues and artists in New York, discussing influence, history and sustainability while bringing you music from the emerging indie underground.  Field reporting and studio sessions combine for an hour dedicated to conscience, connection and community with a main focus on our local Hudson Valley. The Indie Hour airs Thursday’s at...
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PPR Thanksgiving Holiday Children’s Special – Peter and the Wolf

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November 23, 2014
PPR Thanksgiving Holiday Children’s Special – Peter and the Wolf

PPR’s Children’s Hour or Three will proudly present, for your children’s enjoyment, the restored 1941 recording of Sergei Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Basil Rathbone.  Tune in to 101.7 in the village or log on to the PPR web site and click on “Listen Live” on the top banner, to hear this classic performed by the All American Orchestra,...
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The Computer Guy: Tips For Better WiFi – the Update!

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November 23, 2014
The Computer Guy: Tips For Better WiFi – the Update!

WiFi is everywhere! You see signs for public access WiFi on the street. The library has it; restaurants have it, hospitals have it, some shops have it. And most everybody with an internet connection at home has WiFi too.   WiFi is the handy, wireless way to connect things to networks.  Like connecting to...
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All Things Human: Exercise: What’s In it For Me (and You)

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November 22, 2014
All Things Human: Exercise: What’s In it For Me (and You)

Many things are touted as keys to health and happiness. Vitamins, herbal supplements, special mattresses, diets, acupuncture, prescription medications–all claim to be essential elements to a fit body and mind. But extensive evidence has found that regular vigorous exercise turns out to be the single most important thing a person can do to improve...
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Kent Singers Perform Benjamin Britten’s St. Nicolas Canata for Chamber Orchestera

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November 22, 2014
Kent Singers Perform Benjamin Britten’s St. Nicolas Canata for Chamber Orchestera

The Kent Singers, is a small, auditioned group of amateur singers based in Kent, Connecticut. The group has been bringing high-quality choral performances to the area for 40 years. Members come from as far as Sharon, CT, to the north, Sherman to the south, and Pawling to the west. The Kent Singers maintain a...
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Pawling’s Rotary Distributes Dictionaries

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November 21, 2014
Pawling’s Rotary Distributes Dictionaries

On November 18, Pawling’s Rotary distributed Dictionaries to all third grade students at Pawling Elementary School.    Taking the Pledge   Dr. Ward   Dick Harshbarger   Kirkhaus   Using dictionary      
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Some Pictures from Last Weeks Chocolate Festival

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November 21, 2014
Some Pictures from Last Weeks Chocolate Festival

Picking winner of Chocolate Basket   Winner of the 50/50 raffle won $400...Betty Nagysing       Reverend Jon Ellingworth with Chocolate Basket     After taking the plunge into the Chocolate Fountain
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WPWL – Pawling Public Radio Seeks Community Media Volunteers

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November 21, 2014
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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At the Front Street Gallery in Patterson: Made in Queens: Opening Sunday December 7, 10am-2pm.

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November 20, 2014
At the Front Street Gallery in Patterson: Made in Queens: Opening Sunday December 7, 10am-2pm.

Made in Queens is a group exhibition showcasing eleven of the myriad of talented artists who either make art in or about Queens. Many have studios in the burgeoning Long Island City area; some work from home, and others hit the streets. Queens is the most diverse of the five boroughs of New York,...
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Julia’s Wings at the Kent Pumpkin Run

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November 20, 2014
Julia’s Wings at the Kent Pumpkin Run

Julia’s Wings once again soared through the streets of Kent at our second annual Team Julia’s Wings at the Kent Pumpkin Run. Team Julia’s Wings had an impressive turn out of 340 runners/walkers which was almost 100 more participants than the year before!! A sea of red jerseys with the Aplastic Anemia awareness ribbon...
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How Special Are We?

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November 20, 2014
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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The 50th Annual Christ Church on Quaker Hill Christmas Bazaar, Dec 6th

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November 19, 2014
The 50th Annual Christ Church on Quaker Hill Christmas Bazaar, Dec 6th

  A long-standing holiday tradition in our area is back again.  Christ Church on Quaker Hill in Pawling NY is having their beloved Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 6th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.  For over 50 years, this event has been the hallmark of good cheer, good food, and great gift shopping....
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Pawling Library Holiday Book Sale

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November 15, 2014
Pawling Library Holiday Book Sale

Join us for the Pawling Library Annual Holiday Book Sale Children’s Activities in Library Building Shopping in the Annex  Friday December 5th, 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM Saturday December 6th, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Sunday December 7th, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
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Animal Stories: Events at Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary: Spiritual Emotions

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November 14, 2014
Animal Stories: Events at Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary: Spiritual Emotions

Hello, I’m Bill Crain, co-founder of Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary. Each month I’ve told you a story about the animals on our farm. This month I would like to tell you something a bit out of the ordinary. Over the years, I have become increasingly aware of the possibility that animals and children have...
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Reflections on a Silver Screen: “Nightcrawler”

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November 13, 2014
Reflections on a Silver Screen: “Nightcrawler”

Under the florescent glow of a desolate, nighttime Los Angeles, Lou Bloom and his business assistant, Rick, are looking for work. Packed into a red Dodge Charger with police scanner in tow, the men are driving around, waiting for an accident – a crime scene, some dramatic entanglement of human frailty and despair that...
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Listen to PPR’s Archived Shows on Mixcloud

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November 11, 2014
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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“C’est Magnifique” A Celebration of COLE PORTER at the Putnam Arts Council

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November 7, 2014
“C’est Magnifique” A Celebration of COLE PORTER at the Putnam Arts Council

  What made this recent  concert particularly special for Joseph and me was that The Voices of Hope (formed  ten years ago), a group comprised of very talented and accomplished performers  and  our wonderful neighbors,  presented  an eloquent selection of colorful, rhythmical music/lyrics of Cole Porter in the Gallery at the Belle Levine Arts...
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The Living Landscape Journal: Evergreening up the Landscape

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November 4, 2014
The Living Landscape Journal: Evergreening up the Landscape

The rains began to fall in early October and in a month’s time the water levels were up to almost normal. We got a bit of a scare in late October when the forecast was hinting at another Halloween snow storm. That would have been the third Halloween snow storm in five years. Let’s...
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Our Community Calendar Is Here(An Update!)

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November 3, 2014
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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Hall of Fame First Team

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November 3, 2014
Hall of Fame First Team

In 2008 the Pawling Central High School Sports Hall of Fame was formed. Its purpose is to honor and perpetuate the memory of outstanding sports accomplishments, contributors or services by an individual athlete, coach, or team in the interscholastic athletic program of the Pawling Central School District. This year, the Pawling Sports Hall of...
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In The Shade: “Some Thoughts on Seamus Heaney, One Year Later”

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November 2, 2014
In The Shade: “Some Thoughts on Seamus Heaney, One Year Later”

  A year has now passed since the renowned Irish poet Seamus Heaney died in Dublin at the end of last summer. He was buried near his family’s grave in the little country churchyard of St. Mary’s in Bellaghy in his native County Derry, Northern Ireland. This May, on the first of many pilgrimages...
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Heart of the Matter: Fall Real Estate Market Update

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November 1, 2014
Heart of the Matter: Fall Real Estate Market Update

Looking back at 3rd quarter home sales were respectable compared to last year. Demand for homes stayed relatively flat in our area over the past few months. With the colder than normal spring and the fact that snow was on the ground later in the year, the spring market got off to a later...
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The Indie Hour Features Local Musicians

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October 29, 2014
The Indie Hour Features Local Musicians

    PPR Listeners….I will be exploring independent venues and artists in New York, discussing influence, history and sustainability while bringing you music from the emerging indie underground.  Field reporting and studio sessions combine for an hour dedicated to conscience, connection and community with a main focus on our local Hudson Valley. The Indie Hour airs...
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Stirring the Pot: Paleo Diet

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October 27, 2014
Stirring the Pot: Paleo Diet

I recently had an opportunity to test drive a diet at the magazine where I work, Family Circle. I chose the paleo diet an dI was on it for two weeks. Here’s how it went: Let me start by saying I’m from an Italian family. In other words, pasta and bread were like a...
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Second Annual Membership Drive Continues!

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October 23, 2014
Second 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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B-I-N-G-O

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September 24, 2014
B-I-N-G-O

  One of Pawling’s many traditions is the firehouse’s bi-monthly bingo night. Taking place on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month, at 5:15 p.m., these games draw crowds from all over. Some have come all the way from Connecticut just to partake.   Regulars attribute this widespread popularity to the game’s energy and...
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PPR Seeking a Part Time Sales/Business Development Person

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August 10, 2014
PPR Seeking a Part Time Sales/Business Development Person

FCC approved Community Radio Station is seeking motivated,  self starter to sell  program sponsorships and underwriting opportunities. Generous commission. Team Player.  Experience preferred.    Send resume and inquiries to info@pawlingpublicradio.org
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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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2014 Pawling DecemberFest at the John Kane House

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November 28, 2014
2014 Pawling DecemberFest at the John Kane House

  As in years past, the Historical Society of Quaker Hill and Pawling will be opening the John Kane House, 126 East Main Street, Pawling, NY, in conjunction with Pawling’s DecemberFest Celebration.   At this beautiful historic home, George Washington’s headquarters in 1778, we will offer Candlelight Tours, complimentary refreshments, traditional exterior lighting and...
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