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LOCAL TEACHER WINS TEACH BOLDLY AWARD

  Mary Blow a sixth grade teacher at Lowville Middle School was presented with the Teach Boldly Award on Thursday, June 22nd in her classroom. Mary says she teaches boldly by “stepping out of her comfort zone”. Teach Boldly is … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV THANKS COMMUNITY FOR SUCCESSFUL ALL STAR AUCTION

The WPBS-DT 47th All Star Auction was a great success! Over 550 volunteers from local and regional businesses were kept busy on the studio phones taking over 7,700 bids on approximately 2000 items over 9 nights. With their help and yours, … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day 2017 Postponed

WPBS-DT, has decided to postpone Family Fun Day 2017 until next year. The castle is open and ready to receive visitors, however, the higher than average water levels have strained resources necessary to accommodate the number of families that we … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES WINNERS FROM PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST

Front row from left to right: Declan Coakley, Ashlan Foster, Jocelyn Widrick, Olivia Lehman Back row from left to right: Kadence Millard, Kaylyn Parker, Camron Hodge, Gabriel Cooper, Hazel Maitland, Jaslene Williams  Watertown, NY- June 1, 2017 –WPBS-TV announced the … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV HEATS UP WITH THE SUMMER SIZZLER MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

The June Summer Sizzler Membership Drive, scheduled for Saturday, June 3 through Sunday, June 11 takes on an appreciation of the performing arts theme with specials such as Roy Orbison’s Black & White Night 30 on Saturday, June 3 at … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GENERAL CASTING CALL

Watertown, NY- May 11, 2017 – Watertown’s Public Broadcasting Station, announces a general casting call for the Folklore & Frost documentary, to be filmed at the Historic Sylvan Beach Amusement Park in June 2017.  With roots beginning in the 1870’s, … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV PRESENTS READY, SET, FUN BOOKFEST

WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY – This year will mark the 21st year for the most successful and largest educational event in our area – Ready, Set, Fun Bookfest! Join us May 13th, 2017 from 10am-1pm at the Bruce M. Wright Memorial … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR 47TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR AUCTION

WPBS-TV, Watertown, PBS, announces the 47TH Annual All-Star Auction, which will air live April 22nd – 30TH, 6 pm to midnight on weekends and 7 pm to midnight on weekdays. Donations from local businesses in Northern New York and Canada … Continue reading

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Community Foundation & WPBS-DT Launch “Northern New York Community Podcast” Initiative

WPBS-DT, Watertown, NY – April 3, 2017 – The Northern New York Community Foundation and WPBS-DT are pleased to announce the “Northern New York Community Podcast: Stories from the Heart of Our Community.” Max Delsignore, Assistant Director of the Northern … Continue reading

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STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER, LYNN BROWN ON PROPOSED CUTS TO FEDERAL FUNDING FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING

WPBS-DT was saddened, but not surprised, by the recent proposal to eliminate funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, as outlined in the new Administration’s proposed budget. WPBS-DT receives approximately 40% of its overall budget from State and Federal funds.  … Continue reading

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