Category Archives: Station News

LOCAL BUSINESSES UNITE TO DONATE 579 POUNDS OF FOOD TO LOCAL FOOD PANTRY

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, partnered with local community businesses to donate food to the Urban Mission food pantry located in Watertown, NY. For every viewer that pledged to WPBS during the December A Time to Treasure Member Drive, a pound … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT HOSTS PREVIEW SCREENING OF DOWNTON ABBEY SEASON 4 PREMIERE

WPBS-DT, the North Country's PBS station, is pleased to host a free preview screening of season four's premier episode of the ever popular Downton Abbey! This special preview screening will be held at WPBS-DT, located at 1056 Arsenal Street in … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT MEMBERS CONTRIBUTE TO LOCAL FOOD PANTRY

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, development team leverages community collaboration to donate to local food pantry. For every viewer pledging to WPBS during A Time to Treasure Member Drive, a pound of food will be donated by Watertown Times & NNY … Continue reading

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Free Screening - Curious George Halloween Boo Fest

WPBS-DT, Watertown's Public Television, in cooperation with the New York State Zoo at Thompson Park is hosting a movie premiere, Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest. The movie will be shown during the annual Boo at the Zoo, Saturday October … Continue reading

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New WPBS-DT Program Available for Local Schools URBAN MISSION DWI Initiative Panel Discussion

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT recorded a DWI victim’s impact panel in April, 2013 in partnership with the Watertown Urban Mission. Segments from the program, Suffering the Consequences: Stop DWI, will be broadcast on Wednesday, October 9 at 7:30 PM. The … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT WILL PREMIERE LOCAL 'TAKE-A-SOLIDER FISHING' SERIES AND DISTRIBUTE NATIONALLY

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT has announced the premiere of their latest 13-part series, Fishing Behind the Lines with Don Meissner, on Monday nights at 7:30PM beginning on June 10. In each episode, soldiers share their experiences in the military while … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES LOCAL PBS KIDS GO! WRITER'S CONTEST WINNERS

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to recognize 12 outstanding young authors for their award-winning stories in the 2013 PBS Kids Go! Writer's Contest. The winners were chosen from over 90 local entrants. The stories were judged on originality, creative … Continue reading

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LOCAL TEACHER ANNOUNCED AS WINNER OF PBS LEARNING MEDIA AND THE HENRY FORD 2012 TEACHER INNOVATOR AWARD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Teri-Gene Conlin, Outreach Manager (315) 782-3142 ext. 315 tgconlin@wpbstv.org Aprin 23, 2013 WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to announce Bryan Zevotek, Carthage Middle School Science teacher, has been awarded the 2012 Teacher … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV Presents the 2013 Character Breakfast and Ready, Set, Fun Book Fest, Featuring PBS KIDS Host, Miss Rosa

Watertown, NY- On Saturday, May 11th WPBS-TV will be presenting the 5th annual Character Breakfast at the Watertown Elks Lodge and the 17th annual Ready, Set, Fun Book Fest at the Watertown High School Gymnasium. The Character Breakfast will be held from 8-10 am, immediately preceding the Ready, Set, Fun Book Fest, which is from 11 am-2 pm. Continue reading

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WPBS Presents the 43rd Annual All Star Auction, April 20th - 28th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT: Julie Weston, Special Events Manager (315) 782-3142 ext. 216 jweston@wpbstv.org March 27, 2013 Watertown, NY-Each spring, WPBS-DT holds the All Star Auction, its largest community fundraising event of the year. This year’s auction … Continue reading

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