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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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Pianist, Dr. Charisse Baldoria Performs during the next live WVIA Simply Grand Concert on March 26, 2016 - Public Invited

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Pianist Dr. Charisse Baldoria performs a varied program of piano music during the next live Simply Grand Concert to be held on Sunday, March 26, 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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WVIA recognizes NBT Bank for its donation through the EITC Program

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WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that NBT Bank has donated $5,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA’s Educational Services.

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WVIA recognizes Landmark Community Bank for its donation through the EITC Program

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WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Landmark Community Bank has donated $2,500 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA’s Educational Services.

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WVIA-TV enters into channel sharing agreement with WNEP

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Just over a year ago, on January 11, 2016 WVIA entered into a channel sharing agreement with Dreamcatcher Broadcasting, LLC to broadcast both WVIA and WNEP television over a shared channel. This agreement was made in anticipation of a spectrum auction organized by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

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WVIA recognizes FNCB Bank for its donation through the EITC Program

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WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that FNCB Bank has donated $3,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA’s Educational Services.

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WVIA sells broadband signal in Spectrum Auction.

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Beginning on _____ __ 2017, WVIA television viewers will need to rescan their television sets to view WVIA. With federal guidelines looking to free up some of the over the air bandwidth nationally WVIA will be giving up it’s current over-the-air frequency of 44.1, 44.2 and 44.3 and moving to ___ ___ ___.

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WVIA and PPL Corporation Award $1,000 to Empowering Educators Grant Winners

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On Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016 WVIA Public Media and PPL Corporation presented seven winning Empowering Educators teams each with $1,000 that will be used as funds in the completion of a public service project in spring of 2017.

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WVIA recognizes Waste Management of Pennsylvania for its donation through the EITC Program

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WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that Waste Management of Pennsylvania has donated $3,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA’s Educational Services.

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WVIA recognizes PPL Electric Utilities Corporation for its donation through the EITC Program

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WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that PPL Electric Utilities Corporation has donated $5,000 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA's Educational Services.

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WVIA FM adds frequency translator 95.7 in Selinsgrove

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Now WVIA FM listeners in the Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania can also listen to public radio on 95.7 FM.

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