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April 25, 2019

40 Cannon in Poughkeepsie has been rejuvenated and repurposed

by Pawling residents Jim and Gina Sullivan.

Recent revitalization efforts in downtown Poughkeepsie are beginning to bear fruit. This Dutchess county town of 30,000 is becoming worthy of a second look for near...

Several months ago, The Pawling Record was proud to add another member to the team with new Director of Advertising Sales Stefanie Ray. Stefanie has proven herself to be an asset to the publication as we continue to provide the area with the very best coverage of commu...

April 25, 2019

This is a tale of two places. Sort of. Work and home. Desk and couch. Hither and yon. And of how you can have your digital stuff in two – or more – places at once.

           

There was a time when your computer files co...

April 25, 2019

I hope you’re getting out to enjoy the live music scene in Pawling. Please don’t hesitate to contact me when you hear about live music events in the area. If you’re looking for something to do tonight (April 26) catch Davina & the Vagabonds at 8:00 p.m. at the Hubbard...

Karen Madden’s metal artwork fea- tures a popular “Sun Series."

Local artist Bob Madden shapes his creations out of granite and marble.

Tucked away in nearby Poughquag, Rock and A Soft Place Studio is a haven of artistic creativity. Artists Bob and Karen Madden have turn...

April 25, 2019

Black not white, good or bad, this not that, that not this – we all have preferences. It’s what makes us, in part, who we are and determines the shape our lives take. I’ve been thinking about preferences and noticing mine lately, not any particular ones, but the fact o...

Protecting the environment and doing what we can to control climate change is a timely conversation. Headlines on the topic point to the big things we can do, such as use less fuel and adopt alternative energy sources. While these innovations are important for helping...

I asked Wendy Kiang-Spray, accomplished gardener and cook, to share with our readers some of her wisdom about growing and cooking Asian vegetables. We learned of Wendy and her recipe book The Chinese Kitchen Garden through Jennifer Jewell, host of a podcast and NPR pro...

April 25, 2019

Adrienne Voltaire credits her daughter, Anya, as a driving force

behind her recovery from addiction.

Adrienne Voltaire is lucky to be alive. “I have put my life in danger, and not died,” she says.  The human services professional and Highland Falls resident, 41, had be...

April 25, 2019

Scout Troop 34 has been hard at work gathering donations for area food banks.

In April, Pawling/Dover Scouts Boy Scouts of America Troop 34 once again donated food and other items to the Pawling Resource Center and the Center of Compassion in Dover Plains. A combined 3,...

April 25, 2019

PCMS student Rileigh Feery will be raising funds for suicide awareness

at an event in Mt. Kisco next month.

Pawling Central Middle School 7th grader Rileigh Feery is taking a tragedy and turning it into a lesson of humanity and generosity. Last year, Rileigh’s friend S...

Museum consultant Kathy Craughwell-Varda (right) meets with archaeologist Faline Schneiderman, who specializes in Native American prehistory.

Next month, a cornerstone of the local historical community will be getting a new look when the John Kane House opens with two n...

In honor of Earth Day 2019 (April 22), the following articles were submitted to The Pawling Record by 6thgrade students at Pawling Middle School under the guidance of English Language Arts (ELA) teachers Jaimie Montebello and Alyssa Dulin. As part of their ELA program,...

April 25, 2019

Myra Mattes Ross worked tirelessly to improve the lives of hundreds of children at Green Chimneys.

The Green Chimneys community has lost another of its most admired members. Myra Mattes Ross, co-founder and beloved matriarch of Green Chimneys in Brewster, died peacefull...

April 25, 2019

New Pawling Central School District Superintendent Kim Fontana with Board of Education President Jeff Asher.

The Pawling School Board is pleased to announce that Kim Fontana has accepted to serve as Pawling Central School District’s new Superintendent. The Board looks f...

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