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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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NPR Presents ‘Michel Martin: Going There’ in collaboration with WVIA and Times-Tribune

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NPR’s Michel Martin, weekend host of All Things Considered, will be at The Royal Theater at the University of Scranton’s McDadeCenter for Literary and Performing Arts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 6, to host the final installment of NPR’s Going There live event series—Civics 101: What Does It Mean To Be A Good Citizen?

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PPL Empowering Educators grant recipients to present their projects at the WVIA Public Media Studios on May 25

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Students and teachers who received a project grant award last December through the PPL Empowering Educators program will be presenting their outcomes in the WVIA Sordoni Theatre on May 25 at 10:30am at the WVIA Public Media Studios. The event is free and open to the public.

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WVIA recognizes The Honesdale National Bank for its donation through the EITC Program

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WVIA Public Media is pleased to announce that The Honesdale National Bank has donated $3,500 through the Pennsylvania Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program to support WVIA’s Educational Services.

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The Anglo-American Duo returns to WVIA for a Simply Grand Concert on April 23, 2017 - Public Invited

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The Anglo-American Duo will perform a program of music for viola and piano during the next live Simply Grand Concert to be held on Sunday, Apr 23, 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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Join WVIA for the 2017 Artist Celebrations – Public Invited

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WVIA will spotlight visual student artists from throughout northeast and central Pennsylvania during the Artist Celebration on Friday, April 7, 2015 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Gallery 425 in Williamsport, PA, Saturday, April 8th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Mainstreet Galleries in Kingston, PA and The Looking Glass Gallery in Hawley, PA on Friday, April 21 at 5 p.m.

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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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