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January 20, 2018

Working for the past thirty years to conserve our landscape and environmental quality in Pawling and Dover, the Oblong Land Conservancy (Oblong) has long had a wider mission of public education and engagement. While continuing to serve the traditional functions of hold...

On Saturday, February 3, the Pawling Fire Department (PFD) will present its 21st annual Sportsman’s Night. The yearly event features a cocktail hour and expansive game dinner, as well as raffles and door prizes. Serving as the department’s largest fundraiser, the eveni...

Everyone has a story to tell. On Friday, January 12 the Pawling Public Library and the Pawling Central School District hosted the second annual Pawling Human Library. The event saw more than 40 volunteers become human books to share their stories and life experiences w...

A cornerstone of the local business community has found a new home to begin the new year.  Freshcuts of Pawling opened its new location at 16 West Main Street on January 2, where owner Sean Hilderbrand seeks to continue his tradition of providing quality barbershop ser...

January 19, 2018

Given the Artic chills that have kicked off 2018, a question came up about computers in the cold weather. This would include, I guess, all the portable devices we carry around with us: phones, tablets, and laptops.

The good news is that, in general, computers and most e...

Nutrition Advice from your Pawling Hannaford Dietitian

No doubt, the weather outside is frightful. If a day indoors has you craving comfort food, then you’re not alone. Whether your perfect winter weather day is spent cooking in the kitchen or stalking the pantry for th...

January 19, 2018

Richard “Magic Dick” Salwitz, the legendary harmonica player for Boston’s legendary J. Geils Band, has recently partnered up with guitar and vocal sensation, Shun Ng, to create one of the most dynamic musical acts to come out of Boston in a long time. The music is soul...

January 19, 2018

When it comes to thinking local, Williams practices what she preaches – and sings.

It takes guts to perform at an “open mic” night. The prospect of standing in the heat of a glaring spotlight in front of an expectant audience is enough to send most people on a beeline t...

January 19, 2018

If William Shakespeare had to pick a college, chances are that Bard would be at the top of his list.

Bard College, located in Annandale-on-Hudson, is well regarded both in the Hudson Valley and across the country for its enriching curriculum and scenic landscape. Studen...

January 19, 2018

The Hudson Valley is a home of artists. For decades, painters, poets, and writers have traversed roads and waterways to glimpse the region’s natural beauty. Hudson River School artist Frederic Edwin Church was among the journeymen who felt the lure of upstate New York....

January 19, 2018

Mean what you say, say what you mean, but don’t say it mean.

Holidays bring a frenzy of excitement and visitors, relatives visiting from far away, friends having holiday happenings, towns and community lighting trees and menorah’s, children bustling all around hyped up...

January 19, 2018

If you’re stuck in a rut, when it comes to cooking for your family (and really, who isn’t?), a cookbook club might be just the ticket to jazz up your repertoire.

These days most people don’t want to play the formal hostess like Betty Draper on Mad Men, with her “Trip Ar...

January 19, 2018

In a prior column, I mentioned the body as one’s small business and the brain as the CEO. The focus: health and wellness of the body, specifically, how the brain sends physical signals to clue us in when imbalance negatively impacts the immune system. This article expl...

January 19, 2018

As we embark upon another year, we have an opportunity to set some intentions – a new beginning to recreate our lives in the areas that feel stuck and not expansive.

So we resolve to change those areas, and we proclaim New Year’s Resolutions. It is certainly a worthy pr...

January 19, 2018

Pawling was founded by Quakers, and it remains a place where families continue to live in harmony with others to lead productive lives, as these founders would have wished. 

Pawling has historically been known for being a small town community. The population size is est...

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