By Tom Walogorsky
The Pawling Village Board convened on July 3 to discuss several new issues, as well as provide updates for ongoing projects. First on the agenda was the appointment of the new Deputy Mayor, Dan Peters. The Board voted unanimously on this measure, filling the position vacated by the late Stan Mersand. Mr. Peters is a four-year veteran of the Board. “I think it’s an honor to be promoted to this position, and I look forward to serving the community in this
by Tom Walogorsky
The Town Board met on July 12 for a regular session at Town Hall. This meeting also served as a public hearing for further discussion on the proposed rezoning of seven parcels of land on Route 22.
The proposed rezoning concerns roughly 14 acres on the west side of Route 22, just south of the intersection with Route 55. This land is currently residential and would be rezoned to a highway business designation. The Board selected these parcels based upo
by Tom Walogorsky | Staff Writer
On July 21, Pawling took a major step forward in the reconstruction of the Whaley Lake Dam. The Town Board held a special public hearing at the Holmes Whaley Lake Civic Association Building, to address public concern about the project and ultimately voting on a resolution that will provide necessary funding to jumpstart construction. Addressing a crowd of more than 75 residents and concerned citizens, the Town Board were joined by bond couns
Prudent sun exposure is healthful in many ways. Sunshine on bare skin helps us produce Vitamin D (which is actually a hormone). Vitamin D plays an important role in helping the body maintain healthy, strong bones; it also helps boost the immune system. The key words are: “prudent sun exposure,” which means that getting a “burn” is not beneficial to the human body.
The Benefits Without the Dangers
By incorporating a few simple interventions into your lifestyle, you can h
The middle of the summer is the best time to celebrate our local produce. As farm stands fill their carts and Hannaford highlights local harvests, we have the opportunity to enjoy truly fresh fruits and vegetables. If you are supporting local farmers, part of a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) system, or growing your own garden full of veggies, then you know that the summer season encourages better produce intake and the likelihood that salad is either taking center stag