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What’s New: The Quilt Basket

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July 24, 2014
What’s New: The Quilt Basket

  The Quilt Basket, a shop catering to quilters, will be opening in Pawling at 4D Oak Street in mid-August.  The business’ first location opened in Wappingers Falls in 1989, and for 25 years they have been dealing in all the quilting essentials – classes, fabrics, patterns, machinery, etc. The Quilt Basket is a family business run by...
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This Weekend at Music Mountain

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July 23, 2014
This Weekend at Music Mountain

“America’s Oldest Continuing Summer Chamber Music Festival”   America’s oldest continuing summer Chamber Music Festival, Music Mountain, continues their 85th Anniversary Season with Swingtime Big Band on Saturday, July 26 (6:30PM) with the popular pre-concert dinner beforehand (5PM) followed on Sunday, July 27 (3PM) by the piano virtuoso Misha Dichter and the acclaimed Harlem...
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William Mutell’s “Arc of Light “

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July 22, 2014
William Mutell’s  “Arc of Light “

Really enjoyed The Gallery on the Green’s recent opening of William Mutell’s Exhibition entitled ” Arc of Light ” featuring an array of magnificent marine wood carvings, drawings and many gorgeous, exciting oil paintings representing historical events that have taken place on our Northeasterly waterways. The gallery walls are adorned with an awesome collection...
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Petey Hop & The Jackrabbits To Play At Pawling Music By The Lake Concert Series on July 26

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July 21, 2014
Petey Hop & The Jackrabbits To Play At Pawling Music By The Lake Concert Series on July 26

  On Saturday, July 26, the Pawling Music By The Lake Summer Concert Series will present a free concert featuring the band “Petey Hop & The Jackrabbits”. After a crowd-rousing performance last year, the band returns to Music By The Lake this season for a repeat performance. Consisting of Petey “Hop” Hopkinson (Guitar/Vocals); Chris...
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Pawling Fire Department Wins Big at Dover’s Parade

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July 21, 2014
Pawling Fire Department Wins Big at Dover’s Parade

  The Pawling Fire Department went to Dover’s Parade on July 19th with 25 members, and the following equipment, the Chief’s vehicle 54-1, Attack Engine 54-11, Tanker 54-31 and Tower Ladder 54-45.  We received three trophies at the end of the night for - Most In Line, Best Appearing Apparatus, and the TOP HONORS of...
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Local Artists Lyrical Works Featured at Somerfields Restaurant in Somers, N.Y.

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July 21, 2014
Local Artists Lyrical Works Featured at Somerfields Restaurant in Somers, N.Y.

  In Search of Tranquility At the Old Stone House   Feast your eyes on tranquil works of art while treating your palate to extraordinary food. Discover serenity in the original paintings by Vivian Haberfeld, whose pieces will be showcased at Somerfields Restaurant. Enjoy lunch, dinner or a drink at the bar as well...
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The Dover Fireman’s Carnival 2014

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July 20, 2014
The Dover Fireman’s Carnival 2014

These are a few pictures from the Dover Carnival!   The dunk tank with volunteer fireman Thomas Marston and recent DHS graduate Anthony Greco   The Sweet Bus, an ice cream truck that often makes visits to community events.   Evelyn Forbes and her daughter Pat Murphy. Pat Murphy made the American flag blanket...
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Local Band Releases First Album

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July 20, 2014
Local Band Releases First Album

  Local rock band Axis has released a new self-titled EP on its bandcamp page Tuesday, July 15, free for all to listen and download. The band is comprised of three Pawling musicians – PPR intern Joseph Phillips on vocals and bass, Jasper Kelsey on guitar, and Tyler DiRoma on drums. The record was produced...
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Celtic Oracle: Five Secrets for Peaceful Life (Part 2)

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July 19, 2014
Celtic Oracle: Five Secrets for Peaceful Life (Part 2)

The following notes are a sample of ways I chose to turn around my daily interactions with myself and the environment.  Over time they became effortless, natural and utterly life-enhancing.    Smile at everyone.   I began this practice when I lived in New York City.   What better place to exchange a quick token of...
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Rewarding Reads

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July 19, 2014
Rewarding Reads

  The Pawling Library has been especially active this summer, conducting a variety of activities and events.   One ongoing event is their Summer Reading Game. All you have to do is read a book, fill out a ticket with the title and author of the book, as well as your name and contact information,...
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Next on “Pork Chop’s Blues Time”

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July 18, 2014
Next on “Pork Chop’s Blues Time”

Tune in this Sunday night at 9 pm and Wednesday nights at 10 pm for a rebroadcast of Pork Chop’s Blues Time originally heard last December.  PCBT airs exclusively on Pawling Public Radio, 101.7 in the village or click the “Listen Live” tab on our homepage( TuneIn Radio is the best option). This week...
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PPR’s Theatre Hour Presents…

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July 18, 2014
PPR’s Theatre Hour Presents…

 PAWLING PUBLIC RADIO’s “THEATRE HOUR” Sundays at Six, Wednesday at Seven Pawling Public Radio is featuring old-time radio plays on PPR’s broadcast schedule. Each week the “Theatre Hour” can be heard on Sundays at 6 p.m. and on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Tune in and listen to selections from the Suspense radio series, Lux...
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Sherman Chamber Ensemble Concert on the Lake: A Review

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July 17, 2014
Sherman Chamber Ensemble Concert on the Lake: A Review

  Last Saturday yours truly was treated to a wonderful evening of music presented by The Sherman Chamber Ensemble. Artistic Director and cellist, Eliot Bailen, presented a program consisting of Haydn, Beethoven and Ravel. The venue was the Lake Mauweehoo Clubhouse in Sherman, Connecticut, just four miles from the Akin Hall Library on Quaker...
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B-I-N-G-O

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July 17, 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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Peace of Mind: Gratitude

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July 16, 2014
Peace of Mind:  Gratitude

  I’ve been planning, for some time, to write an article on the subject of gratitude, though the topic poses something of a dilemma.  A Google search will immediately yield links to numerous articles about the psychological (and even physical) benefits of experiencing gratitude and, although it’s probably clear to most of us that...
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The Pawling Library’s News Team Welcomes New Reporters

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July 15, 2014
The Pawling Library’s News Team Welcomes New Reporters

  As part of its annual summer session, the Pawling Library is once again sponsoring a program for youngsters where they will learn the basics of news reporting. Library patrons will see these eager reporters at various library functions covering them as they happen! Not only can people read about the events these intrepid...
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Bits of Inspiration: Heart and Soul

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July 15, 2014
Bits of Inspiration: Heart and Soul

  I have just published my third book “The Heart and Soul of Extraordinary Leadership”! It is a fun compilation of the qualities a leader possesses when being extraordinary. We are all leading in some small to large way–at work, on the team, in the community, at home–leading with our values, visions and dreams...
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A Report from the Pawling Town Board Meeting

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July 14, 2014
A Report from the Pawling Town Board Meeting

  There was a Town Board meeting at the Town Hall at 7 o’clock on Wednesday, July 9th. David P. Kelly, Town Supervisor, William Johnson, Councilman and Deputy Supervisor, and Councilmen Phil DeRosa, Michael Montemarano, and Paul Upham were all in attendance, as was the Town Clerk, Catherine Giordano. Following the Roll Call and...
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“Sleepy Time Tales” Tuesday’s and Saturday’s

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July 14, 2014
“Sleepy Time Tales” Tuesday’s and Saturday’s

It is rare that many community organizations come together for the benefit of one project, but that is what happened when Karen DeGennaro, Children’s Services Coordinator, at Pawling Public Library gathered together five other Pawling organizations to promote early literacy in pre-schoolers. Through a grant from the New York State Library’s Family Literacy Library...
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Pawling’s Gallery on the Green Presents William Mutell’s Arc of Light

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July 14, 2014
Pawling’s Gallery on the Green Presents  William Mutell’s Arc of Light

  Radio tower antenna engineer by day, painter by night, self-taught artist Bill Mutell reaches new heights in a retrospective of his work, on view at the Gallery on The Green in Pawling, NY, starting July 19. Featuring his Hudson Valley and marine paintings along with several carvings, this exhibit is a glimpse into...
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Job Readiness Seminar Held at the Pawling Library

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July 14, 2014
Job Readiness Seminar Held at the Pawling Library

  Pawling Library held a job readiness seminar Wednesday, July 9 from 10 AM to Noon. It was organized by Laurie, who is affiliated with the Dutchess One Stop Career Center in Poughkeepsie.   The organization she’s a part of regularly goes to libraries all around the Hudson Valley to help those in need...
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“Vinyl and New Arrivals” – Live Sunday’s at 11 am (See What Songs Played July 13th)

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July 14, 2014
“Vinyl and New Arrivals” – Live Sunday’s at 11 am (See What Songs Played July 13th)

Mike Shustak and Andrew Nathans 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 ”  Andrew and Mike will take turns playing music from each...
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Open Auditions: County Players in Wappingers Falls

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July 13, 2014
Open Auditions: County Players in Wappingers Falls

  Open Auditions - The Marvelous Wondrettes  Sunday and Monday, Aug 3 & 4, 2014 at 7pm   A cotton-candy colored, non-stop pop musical. It takes the audience to the 1958 Springfield High School prom where we meet The Wonderettes – four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts and voices...
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Our Town: Vinnie Lamorte…Just The Nicest Guy!

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July 12, 2014
Our Town: Vinnie Lamorte…Just The Nicest Guy!

  Vinny’s Deli & Pasta is pretty much a landmark in Pawling, celebrating 26 years in the same location at 14 East Main Street.  It is the place to go to for the real deal Italian deli experience. Vinny’s draws customers from all over the Lower Hudson and Harlem Valleys who come for the...
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The Kent Art Association President’s Show

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July 11, 2014
The Kent Art Association President’s Show

       Kent Art Association, 21 South Main Street, invites artists to participate in the open juried President’s Show.  The judges are Betsy Rogers-Knox, Tina Underwood, and Anthony Masina.  Cash awards of over $2,000 will be presented to winning artists on Saturday, July 26 during the Awards Reception from 2-4 p.m. Receiving takes...
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PPR’s Calendar of the Arts

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July 11, 2014
PPR’s Calendar of the Arts

  What a SUMMER!   BRINGING ENRICHMENT AND ENJOYMENT TO ONE AND ALL:        the PAWLING FARMERS MARKET… PAWLING’S MUSIC BY THE LAKE … PAWLING PUBLIC RADIO’S “SUMMERFEST” AREA GALLERY SHOWS AND THEATRE  and more, much more   GALLERY ON THE GREEN  7 Arch St., Pawling:    William Mutell, “ARC OF LIGHT”.  a fascinating exhibit...
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“Cows in the Fog” by Stephen T Haggerty

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July 10, 2014
“Cows in the Fog” by Stephen T Haggerty

    Stephen T. Haggerty, Holmes Resident stopped by Pawling Public Radio recently to discuss his newly published book, Cows in the Fog and Other Poems and Stories during a segment of “Fascinating Folks” with Carol-Lee Kantor, Arts and Entertainment Writer  and Andrew Nathans, Radio Engineer.  Mr. Haggerty discussed how his love for writing...
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Arts on the Lake in July

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July 10, 2014
Arts on the Lake in July

  Arts on the Lake Summer Concert Series 2014 Our annual Summer Concert Series continues this July 11th with Jon Pousette-Dart. An American Classic and Folk Rock artist, Jon lead the Pousette-Dart Band who worked with many groups such as The Byrds, The Eagles, James Taylor, Eddie Money, Billy Joel and Randy Newman. These outdoor concerts...
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Animals Up for Adoption at the Animal Rescue Ark

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July 8, 2014
Animals Up for Adoption at the Animal Rescue Ark

Adopt Me Listed below are the pets that are up for adoption. If you are interested in any of our “Little Friends”, please let us know by downloading and filing out our Adoption Application and Agreement Form. Then, give us a call so we can arrange a time for you to meet your new Little...
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“FLOW” at the Front Street Gallery in Patterson

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July 7, 2014
“FLOW” at the Front Street Gallery in Patterson

   The exhibition is a delightful communication of profound thought and artistic acumen.  We hope everyone will visit the Front Street Gallery this summer to experience this stunning exhibition.  Kudos to Jeremy Wolff et al.  Further information at 917-880-5307;  www.frontstreetgallery.org‘’FLOW: a group exhibition’’ at Front St. Gallery, Patterson,NY Now – August, 2014 https://skydrive.live.com/redir.aspx?cid=4c889e4d725e253e&page=browse&resid=4C889E4D725E253E!2556&parId=4C889E4D725E253E!130&type=5&authkey=!APa0M3bZlXffolk&Bsrc=Photomail&Bpub=SDX.Photos Photos courtesy...
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Pawling Concert Series Announces the 2014 -2015 Season

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July 7, 2014
Pawling Concert Series Announces the 2014 -2015 Season

  Philharmonia Quartett Berlin, Friday, October 3, 2014 The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra will be at Carnegie Hall for a week’s visit in the fall. The orchestra’s concertmaster and first-chair string players – themselves a long-established string quartet – will make a rare visit to the Pawling Concert Series. Empire Brass, Friday, November 14, 2014...
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Senior Exercise Program at Kings Apartments in Pawling

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July 6, 2014
Senior Exercise Program at Kings Apartments in Pawling

     This proggram is for those who are 65 and over. to keep their major muscles strong and prevent falls for the elderly. It has been running for the past 14 years. There are two sessions each week Mondays and Fridays  at 9:30 to 10:25am, lead by Nada Davis and repeated  from 10:35 to 11:35...
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Vegan Delights: Unbeatable Beets

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July 6, 2014
Vegan Delights: Unbeatable Beets

  Beets are an amazing superfood containing multiple healthy nutritional attributes as well as great flavor and excellent eye appeal. This root vegetable’s top has an often overlooked green which can be cooked in soups or steamed and has a similar taste to spinach. Beets are found in a variety of colors like yellow...
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All Things Human: A-Fib: When the Heart’s Rhythm Goes Amiss

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July 5, 2014
All Things Human: A-Fib: When the Heart’s Rhythm Goes Amiss

  Most of us have heard this term, and a significant number of us have experienced it – atrial fibrillation, nicknamed “a-fib.”  The understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of atrial fibrillation is one of the shining success stories in modern medicine.   This condition’s name is quite revealing.  The atria are the “entrance chambers” to...
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Listen to PPR’s Archived Shows on Mixcloud

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July 2, 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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Tina’s Story; a Slice of History

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July 1, 2014
Tina’s Story; a Slice of History

  This month, A Slice of Life presents Part I of Tina’s Story, which is a slice of history. Tina Civita Orgera is a resident of Patterson now, but she was born in Italy in 1935, in a small village between Rome and Naples, just south of Monte Cassino, 5 kilometers from the center...
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Meet the PPR Interns

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June 30, 2014
Meet the PPR Interns

  Pawling Public Radio is thrilled to welcome four, talented college students to our six-week internship program this summer. Alden Brine is a recent graduate of Pawling High School, on Principal’s Honor Roll, and ninth in his class. He was a member of the Literary Society, and a recipient of the Williams College Book...
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Supplies and Volunteers Needed Right Here in Pawling

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June 30, 2014
Supplies and Volunteers Needed Right Here in Pawling

The Pawling Resource Center is currently in need of personal hygiene items including: shampoo, toothpaste, soap, toilet paper, and other essential personal hygiene items.Also, please be aware that the PRC will now be open on Saturdays from 10-3, and can receive donations of goods on Saturdays or during operation hours of 10-4 M-F.Finally, the...
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DooWop Diner: PPR’s Newest Show

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June 28, 2014
DooWop Diner: PPR’s Newest Show

The DooWop Diner is dedicated to all fans of rock n roll in it’s infancy. We will play many of the great songs you love with the whirling falsetto and deep bass sounds.  There will be some historical content as well.  We will talk about the artists, their record label and if the song...
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PPR Seeking a Part Time Sales/Business Development Person

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June 26, 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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PPR’s Latest Show: “Farm to Table Talk”

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June 19, 2014
PPR’s Latest Show: “Farm to Table Talk”

  A Proponent of the Farm to Table movement, in addition to the tremendous interest in agri-venture and artisan enterprise throughout the Hudson Valley, “Farm to Table Talk” is an informational resource for our community and PPR listeners. Our conversations with local vendors, who exemplify the Farm to Table movement, will enlighten and encourage...
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Our Community Calendar Is Here(An Update!)

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June 8, 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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Check Out Our Links of Local Interest and Email us Yours!

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April 1, 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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FCC Approves PPR’s Application for License

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March 6, 2014
FCC Approves PPR’s Application for License

  It was a sweet Valentine’s Day for Pawling Public Radio. February 14th was the day the Board of Directors was notified by the FCC (Federal Communications Commision)that a construction permit has been awarded in preparation for full licensing of the station. At that time, PPR’s frequency will change to 103.7 FM, and they...
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