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Sullivan County to be Focus of WVIA’s "Our Town” Series – Volunteer Videographers/Storytellers Needed

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

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Teams announced for the 2018 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game

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Hazleton (Pa.) Little League and Highland Baseball Club (Evansville, Ind.) Little League have officially been announced as the two participating teams for the 2018 Little League Challenger Division® Exhibition Game in Williamsport, Pa. The game will take place at Volunteer Stadium at the Little League® International Complex in South Williamsport, Pa., on Saturday, August 25, at 10:30 a.m.

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WVIA and Susquehanna University’s program “This Is My Song – 500 Years of the Reformation” wins a 2018 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Judges Merit Award

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The WVIA special “This is My Song – 500 Years of the Reformation,” which premiered on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017, has received a 2018 Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Judges Merit Award for Excellence in Broadcasting.

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Students from Moscow, Delaware Valley and a parent from Williamsport win the first Student & Parent / Teacher Art Challenge.

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Producers of the Working Class public television documentary series, created by Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA Public Media, recently announced winners in its first Student & Parent/Teacher Art Challenge.

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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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