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

Please send news/press releases to paullazar@wvia.org for WVIA-FM and neilprisco@wvia.org for WVIA-TV .

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Christmas at Susquehanna: The 50th Anniversary Candlelight Service premieres on WVIA-TV, November 30 at 8 p.m.

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On Thursday, November 30 at 8 p.m. WVIA Public Media along with Susquehanna University will premiere Christmas at Susquehanna: The 50th Anniversary Candlelight Service. The program, distributed by American Public Television will also air on over 100 public television stations nationwide throughout December.

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Bucknell University and WVIA Public Media present Peoples of the Susquehanna, Thursday, November 16 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV

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Peoples of the Susquehanna, an original documentary film produced by Bucknell University and WVIA Public Media, will premiere Thursday, Nov. 16 at 8 p.m. on WVIA-TV. The one-hour program examines the history, cultures and traditions of the Native Americans of the Susquehanna River watershed.

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This Is My Song: 500 Years of the Reformation premieres on WVIA-TV, October 26 at 8 p.m.

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On Thursday, October 26 at 8 p.m. WVIA Public Media along with Susquehanna University will premiere This is My Song: 500 Years of the Reformation. The musical ensembles of Susquehanna University mark the 500th anniversary of the start of the Protestant Reformation.

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Children and their families are invited to Daniel Tiger's “Be My Neighbor Day”, Sunday October 22 at PNC Field in Moosic

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Daniel Tiger’s “Be My Neighbor Day” invites children and families to participate in family volunteer activities that will support neighbors in need on Sunday, October 22 from noon to 4 p.m. at PNC Field in Moosic. The event is free and open to the public.

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Demo Boss to premiere on WVIA-TV Thursday, October 12 at 9 p.m.

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On Thursday, October 12 at 9 p.m. WVIA premieres a new reality based program called Demo Boss. The demolition business is a $3 billion dollar a year industry. In the first of two 30-minute episodes, witness the demolition of a landmark bank in Plains Township including the removal & recovery of an antique vault and check out the world's largest free flying flag.

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Wells Fargo and WVIA provide PBS Kids in the Classroom for area students

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Funded by a $2,500 grant from Wells Fargo Bank, WVIA will bring its PBS Kids in the Classroom program to the students at Kistler Elementary in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

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World-class Artists Open the Next WVIA Simply Grand Concert Season on September 24, 2017 - Public Invited

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Violinist Domenic Salerni and Pianist Stephen Whale are featured in WVIA’s next live Simply Grand Concert to be held on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017 at 3 p.m. in the Sordoni High Definition Theater at the WVIA Public Media Studios in Pittston, PA. Seating is free, but limited. To make reservations call 570-655-2808 or reserve seats online at http://www.wvia.org/reservations.

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Public invited to WVIA for a preview screening of Ken Burns & Lynn Novick’s ‘The Vietnam War’ followed by a television taping of ‘War Stories: Vietnam’

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WVIA invites the public to attend a screening of the one-hour highlight reel of Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s landmark PBS documentary series, The Vietnam War at the WVIA Public Media Studios on both Tuesday, August 29th and Wednesday, August 30th.

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WVIA Public Media launches “War Stories: Vietnam” series.

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In conjunction with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s landmark PBS documentary series, The Vietnam War, WVIA Public Media is producing programming and collecting the personal stories of people from northeastern and central Pennsylvania who lived through the Vietnam conflict.

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The Scranton Area Community Foundation and WVIA provide PBS Kids in the Classroom for area students

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Funded by a $5,000 grant from the Scranton Area Community Foundation, WVIA recently brought its PBS Kids in the Classroom program to two second grade classrooms at the Bancroft Elementary School in Scranton.

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