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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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WVIA PR – The 2016 Challenger Exhibition Game at the Little League Baseball World Series to be televised live by WVIA-TV

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Each year, during the Little League Baseball® World Series, two Little League Challenger Division® teams are showcased in an exhibition game. This year, teams from Camp Hill Pennsylvania and Grand Junction Colorado will play during the television broadcast on Saturday, Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m. on WVIA-TV live from Volunteer Stadium on the Little League International Complex in South Williamsport, PA.

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WVIA PR – WVIA to air tribute episode of Homegrown Music Concerts to the late George Wesley

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WVIA television will air a special encore performance of the 2008 George Wesley Homegrown Music Concert episode on Saturday, July 23 at 9pm, re-airing again at 11pm.

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WVIA PR – WVIA’s Transmitter Repaired

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WVIA’s television transmitter is back in service, operating at 100 percent, station officials announced today. WVIA’s transmitter went down June 3rd, causing a TV programming blackout for the station’s over-the-air viewers. Service to cable and satellite TV subscribers experienced only minor interruptions.

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WVIA PR – WVIA Announces 2015-2016 Scholastic Scrimmage Champions

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WVIA is proud to announce that the overall 2015-2016 Scholastic Scrimmage champion is Lakeland Junior Senior High School. The team consisting of Graeme Nichols, Armen Rissmiller, Ty Nichols, Stephen Liuzzo, Michael Goerlitz, Dylan Smith and advisor, Ms. Jill Marino received a $5,000 check from WVIA and medals and a plaque for their school's trophy case.

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“Our Town: Kingston” Premieres June 2, 2016 on WVIA-TV

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“Our Town: Kingston” the next edition in WVIA’s "Our Town" series premieres Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 8 p.m. on WVIA TV.

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WVIA PR – WVIA-FM invites the public to a “Simply Grand Concert” featuring the ensemble Mod2 on May 22.

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WVIA’s next Simply Grand Concert features the ensemble “mod2” in a program of music for oboe and piano. This varied program will include music from the classical through the modern eras, pieces written expressly for the oboe as well as transcriptions of songs to reveal the lyric nature of this indispensable double reed instrument.

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WVIA PR – WVIA’s Scholastic Scrimmage Championship Game to feature Lakeland and Berwick area high schools.

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On Monday, May 23, WVIA-TV will air the final match of this year’s Scholastic Scrimmage competition, which will feature Berwick Area High School competing against Lakeland Jr. Sr. High School to determine the 2016 WVIA Scholastic Scrimmage Champion.

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WVIA-TV’s “Stay Tuned” to highlight “Great Teachers”

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WVIA-TV’s "Stay Tuned" to feature the stories of area teachers on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m.

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WVIA PR – Berwick, Loyalsock, Wyoming Area and Lakeland High Schools to compete in the semi-finales matches of WVIA’s Scholastic Scrimmage.

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On Monday, May 16, WVIA-TV will air the semi-final episodes of Scholastic Scrimmage, which features Berwick Area High School competing against Loyalsock Township High School and Wyoming Area Secondary Center competing against Lakeland Jr. Sr. High School.

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“WVIA-TV’s Pennsylvania Polka” tapes new shows on Saturday, May 14

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WVIA-TV’s “Pennsylvania Polka” series will tape new shows on Saturday May 14, 2016 at the WVIA Public Media Studios. These programs will air at a later date.

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