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WVIA and Bloomsburg University to host AMERICAN CREED Civic Engagement Fair and Community Conversation on Wednesday, February 28

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WVIA Public Media will partner with Bloomsburg University to host two special events inspired by AMERICAN CREED, a new documentary featuring former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy and Chicago Cubs Manager Joe Maddon, a native of Hazleton. Featured in the film is a segment on Hazleton and the Hazleton Integration Project.

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Lehighton to be the next Focus of WVIA’s "Our Town” Series – Volunteer Videographers & Storytellers Needed

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WVIA’s "Our Town" series will next feature Lehighton in Carbon County. “Our Town Lehighton” will be a "day-in-the-life" one-hour video scrapbook focusing on the people, places and happenings of Lehighton, Pennsylvania, as seen through the eyes of its residents. WVIA is announcing two Lehighton meeting dates in February. Program producers encourage everyone to attend one or more of the meetings,

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Hazleton to be featured in nationwide PBS broadcast

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WVIA and the Hazleton One Community Center present a free preview screening of a new documentary, American Creed, Wednesday, December 27 at 7:00 PM at the Community Center, 224 E. 4th St., Hazleton.

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WVIA to host special sneak preview of AMERICAN CREED on Wednesday, December 27 with Chicago Cubs Manager and Hazleton Native Joe Maddon

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New Documentary Features the Hazleton Integration Project

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WVIA hires new corporate development representative to serve the Susquehanna Valley

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WVIA recently hired Jennifer Neuhard Rempe to work in the Susquehanna Valley as a corporate development representative. Jennifer primarily will handle all WVIA underwriting and corporate sponsorships to come out of the Lycoming, Columbia, Northumberland, Union, Montour and Snyder counties.

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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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