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200,000 Pages Viewed!

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December 22, 2014
200,000 Pages Viewed!

On December 16, WPWL’s web site passed another major milestone with over 200,000 pages viewed.  Pawling Public Radio has been keeping the community up to date with educational articles about things you need to know and informative articles about area happenings.  Organizations continue to share their news with us so that we can share their news with...
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Acting Classes at the Studio Around the Corner

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December 22, 2014
Acting Classes at the Studio Around the Corner

The Town of Southeast Cultural Arts Coalition is proud to announce new acting classes at the Studio Around the Corner at 67 Main Street, Suite 101 in Brewster, NY. Spotlight Arts Inc. has designed a range of classes to be taught by local acting teachers and directors. Students will be taught the fundamentals of theatre,...
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Pawling Rotary Holiday Luncheon Celebrates and Gives to Local and International Groups

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December 22, 2014
Pawling Rotary Holiday Luncheon Celebrates and Gives to Local and International Groups

  On December 16, the Pawling Rotary held its Annual Holiday Luncheon at Christ Church at Quaker Hill with over 70 attending.  At this celebration, Rotary presented donations to organizations aligned with the Club’s goal of “Supporting Our Youth.” Following the benediction by Rev. Mark Allan, Pastor of Christ Church, the Christ Church Singers...
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“Vinyl and New Arrivals” – Live Sunday’s at 11 am (Songs Played December 21st)

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December 22, 2014
“Vinyl and New Arrivals” – Live Sunday’s at 11 am (Songs Played December 21st)

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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Weather Outlook for the Christmas Week in Pawling

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December 21, 2014
Weather Outlook for the Christmas Week in Pawling

A series of low pressure areas will impact our weather into Thursday, when a cold front passes and conditions improve.  Warmer air also begins to work into our area.  I’m sorry to say the a white Christmas will not happen this year.  Updated Monday 8 am 12/22/14.   Monday: Mostly cloudy, 35-38.  A sprinkle...
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Update on the Oblong Conservancy

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December 21, 2014
Update on the Oblong Conservancy

                            Dear Neighbor, Land conservation is alive and well in the Harlem Valley. This past year we have made great strides and are writing to tell you about new initiatives that require the continued support of conservation-minded people like you. All...
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Watch Daryl Hall’s New Years Eve Rock and Soul Party Live

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December 20, 2014
Watch Daryl Hall’s New Years Eve Rock and Soul Party Live

“DARYL’s ROCK ‘N SOUL  NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY”  WILL RING IN 2015 WITH A LIVE STREAM FROM HIS NEW RESTAURANT/CLUB IN PAWLING, N.Y. Stageit will allow Daryl Hall fans to view the live performances, with a portion of proceeds earmarked for the City of Hope   Never mind Ryan Seacrest or the ghost of Dick Clark. Let Rock and...
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From All of Us at WPWL

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December 19, 2014
From All of Us at WPWL


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Christmas and Holiday Music Sung and Played at WPWL

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December 18, 2014
Christmas and Holiday Music Sung and Played at WPWL

For the third year in a row, local talent came to sing at our studio at 26 East Main Street in Pawling.  Joan Roberts from the PCSD organized the event and Melissa Jones accompanied everyone on her keyboards.  The songs were recorded and mixed by Andrew Nathans and then added to Pawling Public Radio’s...
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2014 Pawling DecemberFest at the John Kane House

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December 18, 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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Holiday Music on WPWL

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December 18, 2014
Holiday Music on WPWL

PPR has begun airing Christmas music with some Hanukkah music in the mix as well.  Not only do we play the classics, but we also feature your neighbors and friends who recorded songs at the PPR studio.  Our holiday music is played every other hour, on the even hours, except during special programming, such as...
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Animal Stories: Events at Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary

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December 18, 2014
Animal Stories: Events at Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary

Story # 5.  The Ducks Who Escaped the Guns   Hello, this is Bill Crain.  Each month I enjoy telling you a story about the animals at Safe Haven Farm Sanctuary—animals rescued from slaughter and abusive conditions.  This month I would like to tell you about the mallard ducks who have found their way...
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From Queens to Front Street, Patterson

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December 17, 2014
From Queens to Front Street, Patterson

  It has been pretty exciting around here for the past few weeks with all the festivities of the season taking place, so if you have a chance to add to your enjoyment, you might want to stop in at the Front Street Gallery, Patterson to view a very creatively appointed exhibit entitled MADE...
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Second Annual Membership Drive Continues!

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December 16, 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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Call For Young Artists!

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December 16, 2014
Call For Young Artists!

Studio Around the Corner, located at 67 Main Street, Suite 101, in the Village of Brewster, is presenting its first annual YOUNG ARTISTS EXHIBIT.  The opening reception will be held on Friday, January 23, 7p – 9p, with additional Studio hours on Saturday, January 24, Saturday, January 31, and Sunday, February 1, from 12p...
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Pawling Tigers Varsity Girls Basketball Update

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December 15, 2014
Pawling Tigers Varsity Girls Basketball Update

  The Pawling Tigers Varsity Girls basketball team traveled to Walter Panas on December 8. While their efforts were huge, they were defeated by a final score of Walter Panas 47 to Pawing 31.  Mackenzie Meissner led with 16 points.  Per Coach Sullivan “We’re definitely building. We’re getting better every day.  We’re a young...
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Listen to PPR’s Archived Shows on Mixcloud

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December 15, 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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Our Community Calendar Is Here(An Update!)

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December 15, 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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Pawling Rotary Inducts Two New Members

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December 14, 2014
Pawling Rotary Inducts Two New Members

Pawling Public Radio’s own Susan Stone and Pawling resident Stan Fitsgerald receiving their Rotary Pins from members Jeff Asher and John Amaturo at the induction ceremony which took place at the weekly Rotary meeting on Tuesday, December 9th in the Lathrop Building at Lakeside Park.    
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Celtic Oracle: Teacher Trees

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December 14, 2014
Celtic Oracle: Teacher Trees

  What is the origin of bringing a tree into the house on the Christmas holiday? Evergreens are a symbol of renewal and healing.  Ancient Egyptians, Romans and Celts used evergreens  as a symbol of the triumph of life.  In the long days of winter in our hemisphere trees such as pine and holly...
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Indie Hour Features Gerard Smith

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December 12, 2014
Indie Hour Features Gerard Smith

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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4th Annual Recognition Dinner Held to Honor the Interact Club of Pawling

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December 11, 2014
4th Annual Recognition Dinner Held to Honor the Interact Club of Pawling

  On Sunday, December 7 the 4th Annual Interact Recognition Dinner was held in the Lathrop Building at Lakeside Park. This annual dinner recognizes the members of the Interact Club of Pawling for their accomplishments and achievements over the past year. 180 people made up of Interact members, families and guests attended this sit...
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WPWL – Pawling Public Radio Seeks Community Media Volunteers

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December 11, 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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Consumer Corner: Safety Tip – Tire Safety

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December 10, 2014
Consumer Corner: Safety Tip – Tire Safety

  Last week, my Honda Odyssey’s tire pressure warning light came on.  Since a low pressure tire can be dangerous, waste gas, and wear down your tires prematurely, I was glad to have the warning.   This happens every year since air is a gas and it contracts when cooled.  With approaching winter, your...
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Dover Cub Scout Den 5 Visits WPWL Studio

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December 8, 2014
Dover Cub Scout Den 5 Visits WPWL Studio

On Thursday, December 4th,  Susan Stone provided the Den 5 with a studio tour and other activities as part of the scouts badge program.  Part of the visit included recording promo’s for the radio station.          
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Our Town: Daryl’s House Rocks! – Listen to WPWL’s Interview with Daryl

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December 6, 2014
Our Town: Daryl’s House Rocks! – Listen to WPWL’s Interview with Daryl

  This weekend I took a crew of seven to Daryl’s House on Rt. 22 (formerly The Towne Crier) and we had the best time ever! Let me break this down piece by piece. Daryl  Hall, of Hall & Oates fame, has created the hippest restaurant/club venue this side of Manhattan.  The completely re-done...
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The Computer Guy: One Antivirus at a Time

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December 5, 2014
The Computer Guy: One Antivirus at a Time

  A frustrated CEO of a major antivirus company said recently that antivirus programs are losing the war against computer malware. That was just his frustration speaking – because the bad guys always have the advantage.   The fact is that you need to always have one good antivirus, or antimalware, program installed in...
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Alternative Veterans’ Exemption Survey

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December 4, 2014
Alternative Veterans’ Exemption Survey

In 1984, the New York Legislature amended the Real Property Tax Law (RPTL) and enacted a new, at that time, alternative veterans’ exemption.   The original alternative veterans’ exemption provided each county, city, town, and village the choice of whether to grant the exemption, providing a reduction in taxes for veterans.  (For a list of information resources about the Veterans’ Exemption, visit the District website www.pawlingschools.org.)  ...
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Vegan Delights: Tasty Tofu mini Quiches

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December 3, 2014
Vegan Delights: Tasty Tofu mini Quiches

  Just in time for the holidays, here is a quick and easy appetizer for entertaining friends and family. These canapés are very versatile and can be served either cool or warm. Make sure you make enough, as they are so light they will be gone very quickly.   Ingredients:   olive oil spray...
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All Things Human: Over the Counter Pain Medications

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December 1, 2014
All Things Human: Over the Counter Pain Medications

  Making the Right Choice   We don’t need to visit the doctor every time we want treatment for pain; there’s an abundance of products to choose from in any pharmacy, grocery store or even gas station! Being available without a prescription does not guarantee that a pill is safe, though.  In fact, this...
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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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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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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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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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