From Star Wars and Matchbox to Barbie and Thunder Cats, I Had That! is a weekly broadcast focusing on the toys we all played with as kids. Imperial Castle’s new business owner, John Ragusa will talk about different toy lines and the best (and worst) they offer during this live broadcast. Hosted by John Ragusa. 30 minutes.
With a bit of wry Irish humor, Nadiya brings insights into the Celtic way of living in harmony with our surroundings as a path to a more peaceful life. Guests from all walks of life share their way through life’s challenges – from cancer treatments to animal rescue, to human rights issues of the day. The wisdom of the Celtic Circle of the Year is re-imagined with our modern life in mind. Listeners will glean ways of seeing the world in a new light through a culture from the 6th century. Hosted by Nadiya Nottingham. 30 minutes.
Join Carol-Lee as she tunes in to the voices of our friends and neighbors of all ages and walks of life. Hear person-to-person interviews discussing the guest’s plans, aspirations, insights, activities, accomplishments and goals. Guests include artists, school leaders, students, representatives of community, religious and library organizations, authors, and many others. Hosted by Carol-Lee Kantor. 30 minutes.
From 7-8 p.m. host Andrew Neumann talks sports, both nationally and locally, and from 8-9 it’s a mix of everything. Politics, news, movies, history (and occasionally some wrestling talk), plus a healthy dose of stories from Andrew’s life – embarrassing things he’s done, and “brilliant” ideas he’s come up with. Call-ins are encouraged and welcome! Hosted by Andrew Neumann. 2 hours.
Join Anne Maxfield as she explores the food scene here in the Hudson Valley. Get an insider’s look at some of the region’s top farmers, artisanal producer, distillers, restaurants, and other food influencers here in the Hudson Valley with Anne and her guests. Hosted by Anne Maxfield. 30 minutes.
This program celebrates the many creative women who have greatly influenced our musical heritage, their supportive friends and collaborators, their lives, challenges, and achievements. Carol-Lee highlights the best loved music and diversified histories of these women who have enriched our musical culture. Listeners are encouraged to call in requests for future broadcasts. Hosted by Carol-Lee Kantor. 30 minutes.
Adding humor to saving and investing, Darren and Remo discuss how to save and make wiser spending and investment decisions. They will be tackling the hard-hitting, in-depth money news with sarcasm and suspicion – like slipping on a banana peel out of Cleveland. The duo will have special guests and take questions from listeners. Hosted by Darren Higgins and Remo Ricci. 30 minutes.
Promoting local musicians and events, the two hosts share their own personal views about their lives through music and discussion. Call-ins are welcome, and special guests frequent the program. Hosted by Steve Kirkman and Don Lowe. 1 hour.
Husband and wife team Darren and Jaimee take a nostalgic journey back in time playing hits from the 80’s and 90’s. With call-ins and special guests, they tackle the generational clash with humor, games and trivia; playing nothing but great tunes for Generation X and early Millennials. Hosted by Darren and Jaimee Higgins. 1 hour.
Join Gerry and his friends as they discuss gastronomy, cooking, wine and Spain. Including wide-ranging, often humorous in-studio and telephone interviews with both nationally known and locally distinctive authors, chefs, restauranteurs, food personalities, local food sources, and winemakers. Hosted by Gerry Dawes. 1 hour.
Grumpy invites you to join him each week on a musical adventure at his place. He’ll be your docent, guiding you through his eclectic collection of music – from Black Sabbath to Perry Como, Glen Campbell to Satchmo. He’ll sometimes open up “Grumpy’s Box of 45’s” or visit the “Kultcha Kawna” for more refined musical tastes. Grumpy also examines song lyrics, relates personal stores, and offers information from musical to gastronomical. He puts his heart and soul into this show and invites all good people to listen. Hosted by Grumpy. 1 hour.
From green building design to sustainability, farm-to-table, arts and culture, agriculture, education and conservation, to government projects – the list goes on and on. There are so many great things going on in our own back yards. It is an exciting time to be living in the Hudson Valley. Join Kara and her guests to learn more about the Valley. Hosted by Kara O’Neil. 30 minutes.
The Astronomical Almanac deals with celestial objects, space, and the physical universe. The goal of the show is to make listeners comfortable with these concepts, so they can more easily recognize, grasp, and appreciate the universe around us. Each week a term or two is defined to lay the groundwork for a more general understanding of astronomy. Events in the sky of interest to the average person are highlighted; unique and different aspects of the world of astronomy are explored; and Bob shares little bits of astronomical trivia. Listeners will most likely notice the night sky more and understand what they are seeing. Hosted by Bob Antol. 30 minutes.
Jumpstart your passion for music with Alternator – a fresh mix of the best and brightest artists in alternative music. Alternating between a myriad of genres and styles, host Nicholas L. Kohomban connects supposedly disparate artists and enumerates their unique qualities with the enthusiasm of a 12-year-old fan-boy. Hosted by Nicholas L. Kohomban. 1 hour.
This one-hour, pre-recorded show includes spirited conversations between Tina Marie and Andrew Gallagher, founding members of the New Jersey based country music band Whiskey Crossing. The two currently host a three-hour music program on WSRX-LP 107.9 FM in Vernon, N.J., which reaches across 12 New York towns. The Pawling Public Radio edition is a specially-produced show featuring original, independent country musicians interspersed with today’s well-known performers. Hosted by Tina Marie and Andrew Gallagher. 1 hour.
Steve offers listeners a chance to learn about beverage alcohol – its history and current trends, legislation, and the future of the industry. The world of wine, spirits, and beer are explored with listener call-ins and special guests. Hosted by Steve Roffwang. 30 minutes.
Join Louise and her Uncle Tim as they take on issues in sports from the perspective of two generations. Local and national sports are discussed through the lenses of older/younger generations and male/female views and opinions. Special guests and call-ins frequent the duo’s lively show. Hosted by Louise Decker and Tim McSpedon. 1 hour.
Hosted by Carl Forestieri. 30 minutes.
Growing up in the 50’s and 60’s, Bill draws on memories filled with the sounds of Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Mitch Miller, and more. Brassy, percussive and swinging reeds filled his home, and a young boy’s soul. Bill knew all the lyrics, singing and dancing around his living room with dreams of center stage with a microphone backed up by a big band. After a career in the entertainment industry, Bill’s Big Band Show brings him full circle back to his childhood. Dreams fulfilled with a microphone, Big Band playlist, but hopefully not singing along, and certainly no dancing! Hosted by Bill Bonecutter. 1 hour.
Join Mike as he plays music and discusses pop culture focused on the years he’s been on this planet. Starting with 1956, each year’s top 15 albums are discussed and a song from each are played. TV theme songs and jingles are also interspersed in the countdown format. Hosted by Mike Shustak. 90 minutes.
Hosted by Bob Borho and Jim Kilgallen. 90 minutes.
Pork Chop’s one-hour program is dedicated to the Blues genre along with the history of the artists, sometimes live performances, and guest interviews. The music stands on its own, but what makes this show special is local artists and the live studio audience. Hosted by Paul Toscano. 1 hour.
Focusing on all things good and fabulous, Tina highlights great people and programs from Dutchess, Putnam and Westchester Counties. With call-ins and special guests, the show covers all things lifestyle-related – health, nutrition, exercise, family, and community. Feel well. Be well. Live well. Hosted by Tina Vaitkus. 30 minutes.
Broadcasted live from the WPWL studio, Jacque’s Giant Hudson Valley Music Show is filled with music, interviews, and good fun. Jacque introduces listeners to local musicians or those performing in the region and surrounding areas. Guests are encouraged to bring their instruments and perform while promoting their upcoming shows, record releases, or whatever. Not a musical expert, Jacque asks her guests questions they may not typically be asked and gets answers to questions listeners want to ask. Hosted by Jacque Roche. 1 hour.
This two-hour music program of live, in-studio performances and interviews of artists is free to the community at the WPWL studio in Pawling. Local artists perform to a live audience. Come listen to Blues music, rock and roll, soul and funk, and their history. The hosts also share concert and event calendars. Special guests and remote locations are also highlighted. Hosted by Paul Toscano and Jacque Roche. 2 hours.
A serious musicologist, Gavin shares classic rock and musical curiosities, mostly from the UK and Scotland. Occasional classic and traditional tracks from Scotland and beyond are shared. With interesting facts and anecdotes, this show seeks to find attention-grabbing but little known musical tracks and other radiophonic masterpieces from the archives plus some recordings of live performances. With his distinct Scottish accent, Gavin hails from Aberdeen, Scotland. The Evil Scotsman is a broad church, and you never quite know what genre of music will be played next. Hosted by Gavin Christie. 1 hour.
John shares his collection of progressive rock music – some old, some new – from all over the world. He is assisted by his faithful companion, Winston the rescue dog. Hosted by John Hodge. 1 hour.
Mike shares his vinyl record collection from the 60’s through the 80’s, while his guest co-hosts play recently released music. The two banter back and forth about the featured songs. Both old and new music on vinyl are highlighted, and the show is often broadcasted live on Facebook. Hosted by Mike Shustak. 1 hour.
News and views from Trinity Pawling School, Pawling’s international boarding community. Rotating student hosts bring varied viewpoints to the show covering sports, arts, campus life, and interviews. Call-ins and special guests are included. Hosted by Amy Foster. 1 hour.
Join host Kat as she covers live concert updates, concert reviews, and music. Hosted by Kat Plumer. 1 hour.
Tune in for tips on bully-free peaceful conflict resolutions, positive energy communication, and relationship building – tools to draw healthy boundaries and how to help our kids boost self-esteem. Dr. Iankowitz illustrates interactive reading with children in 2nd and 3rd grade, and new stories address concerns of young adults (5th grade and up) including dating, cyber-space and related issues. Marcy’s World offers parents and teachers tools to begin important conversations with children. Young listeners hear health and wellness information to translate the language of their body and brain, in addition to tips on how to respond appropriate to this internal communication. Shows are video recorded and posted on Marcy’s World’s Facebook page. Hosted by Dr. Nancy Iankowitz. 1 hour.
Hosted by Zach Silva. 1 hour.
The best of the Beatles AND their friends – the Stones, Hendrix, Clapton, Elton John, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Elvis Costello, and so many others. Tune in each week for a different theme and the music and stories that go along. Hosted by Ron Grelsamer. 30 minutes.
Hosts Bill and Jim cover all things trailer and trailering-related. Join the two experts for thoughtful discussions regarding trailer maintenance, care, and responsible ownership of all kinds off trailers on and off the road. The chemistry and passion of the hosts on their topic makes this show informative and educational. Hosted by Jim Delancey and Bill Rosvalley. 30 minutes.
Health Trends brings what you need to know about good mental and physical health in today’s fast-paced, stress-filled world. Join the hosts for a lively and informative conversation with experts in the health field. Hosted by Dee Maz, Jennifer Rosvally, and Dale Kalanko. 30 minutes.
Intermission is a live call-in show, sharing theatre from Broadway and beyond, show tunes, theater legends, TV, and movie musical events. If it’s theatrical – Christine play it all. And if it’s local, she lets you know how to experience it. Guests and news from the theater world play a part in bringing theater to life through your radio. Hosted by Christine Bexley. 1 hour.
Lisa and Mike talk about current events focusing on local and national politics, with each host representing a different point of view. Occasionally, local business owners drop by to discuss their businesses. Features on local current events are also discussed. Hosted by Mike Shustak and Lisa Kelsey. 30 minutes.
Co-hosts Jenn and Ken interview guests from cutting-edge to well-established artists. The show looks at all aspects of artists lives and how they create their art. Hosted by Jennifer Rosvalley and Ken Sobel. 30 minutes.
Jim and Dale discuss topical veterans’ issues with a different expert guest each month. This show brings to light veterans’ issues often difficult to access. This is informative and educational for veterans, their families, and the public. A live audience and special guests add to each month’s programming. Hosted by Jim Delancey and Dale Kolanko. 30 minutes.
Andy dedicates The Diner Jukebox to fans of rock n’ roll. Adding TV and radio jingles originally aired during the mid to late 50’s to 70’s, as well as historical content and music, Mallozzi will talk about the artists, their record labels, and song positions on the charts. Requests are encouraged and can be made during the live program via the Chat Messenger on the station’s website. Hosted by Andy Mallozzi. 1 hour.
With a lighthearted conversational tone and mix of topics, including home cooking, family, culture, restaurants olive oil, vinegar, community agriculture, wines, and spirits, the Blue Olive Radio Show aims to discuss everything that touches food. Hosted by John Caneveri. 30 minutes.
Pop Luck is a fun music request show hosted by the mother and son team of Joan and Colin Roberts. Each show has a theme, and fans are asked to request favorite songs fitting the theme. Themes revolve around holidays, the seasons, and the events of the day. Listeners can check the show’s Facebook page for themes, and can also post their requests. Listeners are also encouraged to make their requests by calling in during the show, and using the station’s chat room accessed through WPWL’s website. The mom and son duo share their viewpoints on music, pop culture, and more! Hosted by Joan and Colin Roberts. 1 hour.
Hosted by Mike Bergquist. 2 hours.