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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES A SPECIAL MOVIE EVENT: THE COOKIE THIEF!

January 20, 2015, Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT presents a special movie event “The Cookie Thief”, February 16th at 10am at the WPBS Studio, located at 1056 Arsenal St., Watertown, NY.  Cookies are disappearing from the museum, and Cookie Monster is … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV Announces Public Eye with Jeff Cole Special Edition: Human Trafficking

December 30, 2014, Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT presents, Public Eye with Jeff Cole Special Edition:  Human Trafficking.  In collaboration with the Jefferson and St. Lawrence County Branches of the American Association of University Women (AAUW),St.Joseph’s Sisters of Social Justice, Flower … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANOUNCES PUBLIC EYE WITH JEFF COLE SPECIAL EDITION: HUMAN TRAFFICKING

December 30, 2014, Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT presents, Public Eye with Jeff Cole Special Edition:  Human Trafficking.  In collaboration with the Jefferson and St. Lawrence County Branches of the American Association of University Women (AAUW), St. Joseph’s Sisters of Social … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES ANNUAL PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST: Jefferson, Lewis, and St. Lawrence Counties Grades K-3 Encouraged to Submit Original Stories

Watertown, NY December 30, 2014 – Today, WPBS-TV announced its annual PBS KIDS Writers Contest, www.wpbstv.org/writerscontest designed to promote the advancement of children’s literacy skills through hands-on, active learning.  The Contest empowers children in grades K-3 to celebrate creativity and … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT Announces NEW 13 Part Series – Painting with Wilson Bickford

Watertown, NY- December 5, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown’s public broadcasting station, is pleased to announce the new 13-part local production  “Painting with Wilson Bickford”, which began airing Monday, November 10th at 1:30pm and will continue through February, 2015, every Monday afternoon. … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES THE CRANE CANDLELIGHT CONCERT “AROUND THE WORLD”

December 5, 2014 – WPBS-TV, the two-nation public broadcast station is pleased to announce the Crane Candlelight Concert “Around the World”. The Crane Chorus and the Crane Symphony Orchestra come together to present a very special Holiday concert, filmed in … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES 2014 WHIZ QUIZ CHAMPIONS

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, just completed the 35th season of Whiz Quiz with host Glenn Gough and is pleased to announce the 2014 Whiz Quiz Champions. The 2014 American Whiz Quiz Champions are from South Jefferson Central … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES “A TIME TO TREASURE” MEMBER DRIVE

Watertown,NY- November 24, 2014 A Time to Treasure Member Drive, will be aired on WPBS TV November 29 – December 7.   PBS has finally heard the voice of local stations and is providing a pledge schedule around our core program … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT Announces Fourth Screening in Cinema Six Series – Downton Abbey Season 5 Premiere

Watertown, NY- November 24, 2014 WPBS-DT, the two-nation public broadcasting station, is pleased to announce the screening of Downton Abbey Season 5 Premiere, Friday, December 12, 2014 at 6pm at Bonnie Castle Resort and Marina, Alexandria Bay, NY. This screening … Continue reading

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Official Statement from Lynn Brown, President & General Manager, to recent audio issues in the Ottawa Area

WPBS is fully aware of the disappointment and frustration of our viewers in the Ottawa area, eastern Ontario Canada.  For the past few weeks, we have experienced three different failures, which has made this issue a nightmare to troubleshoot.  It … Continue reading

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