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WPBS-TV ANNOUNCES WINNERS FROM PBS KIDS WRITERS CONTEST

Watertown, NY- May 15, 2014 – Today, WPBS-TV announced the winners from the 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 … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT TO HOST COMMUNITY WIDE DISCUSSION FORUMS

WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, is hosting community-wide discussion forums regarding how to utilize the resources of public media to add value to the lives of those we serve. The discussion forums are focused around WPBS-DT’s Four Avenues of Service: Education   … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT HOSTS WHIZ QUIZ AWARD CEREMONY

Watertown, NY – WPBS-DT, Watertown public television, was pleased to host the Whiz Quiz Award Ceremony, Thursday, April 3, 2014 at the WPBS-DT station. The 2013 Whiz Quiz Champions are from Carthage Central High School, Carthage, New York. The Carthage … Continue reading

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WPBS-TV PRESENTS THE 18TH ANNUAL READY, SET, FUN BOOK FEST!

Watertown, NY- March 26, 2014 – WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY presents the largest educational event in the area, the 18th Annual Ready, Set, Fun Bookfest! Join us May 10th, 2014 from 11am-2pm at our new location, the Bruce M. Wright Memorial … Continue reading

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PBS KIDS GET UP & MOVE CHARACTER BREAKFAST

Watertown, NY- March 31, 2014 WPBS-TV, Watertown, NY presents the 6th Annual PBS Kids Get Up & Move Character Breakfast, May 10th from 8am-10am at the Watertown Elks Lodge #496, located on Bradley Street in Watertown, NY. Join WPBS, along with … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES THE 44TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR AUCTION

Watertown, NY- March 20, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, announces the 44th Annual All-Star Auction, which will air live April 26th – May 4th, 6pm to midnight on weekends and 7pm to midnight on weeknights. Donations from local businesses in northern … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES PUBLIC SCREENING OF BUILDING NORTH COUNTRY INNOVATION DOCUMENTARY

Watertown, NY- February 12, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown, announces new local production, BUILDING NORTH COUNTRY INNOVATION. A public screening & discussion of BUILDING NORTH COUNTRY INNOVATION will take place at Jefferson Community College, February 24th at 4pm in the Jules Center … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT ANNOUNCES PUBLIC SCREENING OF XPEDITION OUTDOORS

Watertown, NY- February 11, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, announces a new, local adventure series, in high-definition, entitled Xpedition Outdoors hosted by Chris LaShomb. This 13- part adventure series highlights scenic attractions in New York State and Eastern Ontario. The pilot … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT PREMIERS NEW ADVENTURE SERIES "XPEDITION OUTDOORS"

Watertown, NY- January 24, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS, announces a new, local adventure series, in high-definition, entitled “Xpedition Outdoors” hosted by Chris LaShomb. This 13- part adventure series highlights scenic attractions in New York State and Eastern Ontario. The pilot … Continue reading

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WPBS-DT Premiers "The Raquette River Winter Experience"

Watertown, NY – January 15, 2014 WPBS-DT, Watertown, PBS , announces a new, local production, in high-definition, entitled “The Raquette River Winter Experience” hosted by Don Meissner and premiering January 20th at 7:30pm. This documentary is part two of the … Continue reading

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