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For press inquiries, contact Neil Prisco at 570-602-1144 or  neilprisco@wvia.org 

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VIA Launches New “Page Turners” Book Club

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VIA Public Media is proud to announce the new “VIA Page Turners Book Club”. Membership to the book club is free and the first book selected will be Jane Austen’s timeless classic: Emma.

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Central Susquehanna Community Foundation awards Berwick Health and Wellness grant to VIA Public Media

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Funded by the Berwick Health and Wellness grant of $5,606 from the Central Susquehanna Community Foundation, VIA Public Media recently brought its PBS Kids in the Classroom program into Elementary school’s classrooms in Appleman Elementary School in Benton, West Berwick Elementary School in Berwick, Nescopeck Elementary School in Nescopeck and Salem Elementary School in Berwick.

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Meet the Producers of RETRO REPORT on PBS at VIA

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VIA Public Media will host producers of the new television current events series RETRO REPORT on PBS for a screening and community conversation Tuesday, November 12 at 7:00 pm in the VIA Public Media studios in Pittston.

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VIA Public Media to broadcast special airing of WARMland documentary in honor of Harry West

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VIA Public Media will be airing a special rebroadcast of the VIA original documentary "WARMLand Remembered" in remembrance of longtime WARM “The Mighty 590” radio personality Harry West who passed away Friday September 27th, 2019 at the age of 89. The documentary will air this Thursday, October 3rd at 9 p.m. and will repeat on Friday, October 4th at 2 p.m. on VIA TV.

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Forty Fort to be the focus in Our Town series on VIA Public Media

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The city of Forty Fort in Luzerne County will be featured in VIA’s "Our Town" series. “Our Town Forty Fort” will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of Forty Fort, Pennsylvania, as seen through the eyes of its residents.

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VIA Public Media to broadcast the 2019 Little League Challenger Division®Exhibition Game

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For the ninth year in a row, the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game at the Little League World Series will be broadcast live on Northeastern Pennsylvania’s and the Central Susquehanna Valley’s PBS Station, VIA Public Media and be shared with stations across the United States. The game will air live from Volunteer Stadium at the Little League®International Complex in South Williamspo

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VIA Public Media radio now broadcasting on WVBU-FM

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Effective August 1, 2019 VIA Public Media radio is now broadcasting on 90.5 WVBU-FM.

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VIA Public Media announces Great Teacher Essay Contest Award Recipients

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VIA Public Media (WVIA)is proud to announce the 2019 Great Teacher Essay Contest Award Recipients.

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VIA Public Media Moving to a New Frequency – Viewers Using Antennas Will Need to Rescan TV’s

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VIA Public Media (WVIA)announced today that it is moving frequencies on August 1st, 2019 at 10 a.m. and viewers who watch TV for free with an over the air antenna must rescan their TVs to continue watching the station.

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VIA Public Media & Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine to feature a screening and panel discussion on social justice and treatment of mental illness

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Issues of social justice and the treatment of mental illness will be discussed in a Community Conversation event May 1, presented by Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine in partnership with VIA Public Media.

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