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LOCAL HISTORY WORKSHOP DEVELOPED AROUND LOCAL PRODUCTION

Join WPBS-TV in collaboration with Jefferson Community College and get an in-depth look at the history of Watertown, New York. Developed by anthropology professor Dr. Timothy Abel. You’ll spend four hours over the course of two days learning about the … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV’S WHIZ QUIZ GEARS UP FOR 38TH SEASON WITH GLENN GOUGH

WPBS-TV, Watertown’s Public Broadcasting, is pleased to present Whiz Quiz with Glenn Gough for the 2017 season. This year celebrates the 38th anniversary of Whiz Quiz, the longest running local academic quiz production in the North Country. Whiz Quiz celebrates … Continue reading

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CINEMA SIX PRESENTS FOLKLORE & FROST: HAUNTED HAPPENINGS

WPBS-TV is pleased to announce the screening of “Folklore & Frost: Haunted Happenings”. Join WPBS on Thursday, October 19th at 7pm at the Lowville Town Hall Theater for a spooky good time! Admission is free, with items available for purchase … Continue reading

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CINEMA SIX PRESENTS SCHOOL INC. A PERSONAL JOURNEY WITH ANDREW COULSON

WPBS-DT is pleased to announce the screening of “School Inc. A Personal Journey with Andrew Coulson”, Tuesday, September 19th at 6pm. Join WPBS and be a part of the live studio audience as we live stream and tape the panel … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES NEW STRATEGIC PLAN

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Media, is pleased to announce the completion of a new, five-year strategic plan.  The senior management team and the board of trustees started the process in December 2016.  Following a comprehensive SWOT Analysis (strength, weaknesses, opportunities and … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV GEARS UP FOR SEPTEMBER’S FALL FESTIVAL MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Watertown, NY – Tune-in for WPBS-TV’s Fall Festival Membership Drive, Saturday, September 9th – Sunday, September 17th! Look for new specials and favorites such as Rick Steves Heart of Italy on Saturday, September 9th at 11am; Emmylou Harris at the … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT’S “DISCOVERING WATERTOWN” DOCUMENTARY WINS AWARDS

July 14, 2017, Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT has won four Awards for their three-part documentary series, Discovering Watertown. The documentary chronicles the fascinating and rich history of Watertown, New York in three thirty minute episodes.  Part-one, Settlement & the Early … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES READY, SET READ WITH CURIOUS GEORGE!

WPBS-DT is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Library Tours. WPBS-DT is partnering with several libraries in the Tri-County Region and Canada during the week of July 24th – 28th to encourage children to continue to read throughout the summer … Continue reading

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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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