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WPBS DOCUMENTARY ON LOCAL WEATHER DISASTERS

Watertown, NY- With the premiere of the latest PBS series by filmmaker Ken Burns entitled The Dust bowl on November 18-19, WPBS is working on a documentary chronicling Northern New York and Eastern Ontario’s local weather disasters. This documentary will … Continue reading

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WPBS DT ANNOUNCES THE SUCCESS OF THE RAQUETTE RIVER EXPERIENCE

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to report on the success of its latest high-definition, local production, The Raquette River Experience, and related screenings in St. Lawrence County. A local, three-month on-air campaign on WPBS-DT was designed to create buzz, … Continue reading

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Sunday Rock—The Folk Musical…We’ve Got A Show!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 29, 2012 CONTACT: Ruth McWilliams (315-262-2450; ruth@catamountlodge.com) Twenty-one local actors and actresses and an orchestra of eleven will be making music on the Colton-Pierrepont Central School stage in just a few weeks as they perform … Continue reading

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Colton Riverside Gazebo Performance on July 10 Features Fat River Kings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 29, 2012 FROM: Town of Colton Tourism & Beautification Committee CONTACT: Ruth McWilliams (315-262-2450; ruth@catamountlodge.com) The second performance in the summer series of Colton Riverside Gazebo Performances will be held Tuesday, July 10 from 6:30-8:30 … Continue reading

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Community Screenings promote Raquette River Valley

WPBS-DT, the North Country’s PBS station, has partnered with the Raquette River Blueway Corridor group for a local campaign and thirty-minute television production focused on the Raquette River and its diverse assets, many people within the 174-mile long river corridor … Continue reading

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WPBS DT to add PBS WORLD effective July 1st

WPBS-DT, the North Country’s PBS station, is pleased to announce the addition of the public media ‘WORLD’ channel on July 1st. ‘WORLD’ will be dedicated to delivering outstanding nonfiction, science, nature, news, public affairs and documentary programming daily from 6 … Continue reading

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LOCAL Campaign and Documentary promote Raquette River Valley

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2012 Contact: Kraig Everard Director of Corporate Support 315-782-3142 x279 keverard@wpbstv.org Local Campaign and Documentary promote Raquette River Valley WPBS-DT, the North Country’s PBS station, is pleased to announce a new partnership with the Raquette … Continue reading

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WPBS DT Announces Local Writers Contest Winners!

WPBS-DT, Watertown Public Broadcasting, is pleased to recognize 13 outstanding young authors for their award-winning stories in the annual PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest. The winners were chosen from over 110 local entrants. The stories were judged on originality, creative … Continue reading

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WPBS DT Presents New PBS System Website for the Booming 50+ Population

WATERTOWN, NEW YORK – (May 15, 2012) – America is in the midst of an age boom. The 50+ population in America has grown from 74 million in 1999 to more than 99 million today, and is projected to be … Continue reading

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AMP Entertainment supports WPBS-DT Bookfest with Concert!

On April 28th, AMP Entertainment held the first ever ‘Rock the Books’ concert at the Watertown Exhibition Hall to benefit WPBS-DT’s Ready Set Fun Bookfest, scheduled for May 12th at the Watertown High School Gymnasium. The concert featured local rock … Continue reading

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