Monthly Archives: May, 2012


WCNY’s ‘Insight’ explores school district merger in Herkimer County

Published - May 16, 2012

This week’s episode of WCNY-TV’s “Insight” will focus on Herkimer County and explore the controversial plan to consolidate the Herkimer, Ilion and Mohawk school districts into one central school system. “Insight,” WCNY’s weekly public affairs program, airs Fridays at 9 p.m. on WCNY channel 24.1. It repeats Sundays at noon on 24.1 and Sundays at 8:30 p.m. on WCNY channel 24.3. The May 4 episode will explain how hard-hit budgets and dwindling resources are forcing the Herkimer County school districts to make difficult decisions. The proposal to merge the districts has sparked a heated debate and pitted emotional ties and

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WCNY’s “Vista” Tells Painful Story of Relationship Violence

Published - May 16, 2012

In July 2010, Katie Stager (Jayson) was stabbed 31 times and kicked in the head by her estranged husband, who had told her, “I’m going to kill you.” Miraculously, Stager survived that attack and will tell her story on “Pain Runs Deep: Relationship Violence,” the second installment of “Vista,” WCNY-TV’s four-part public affairs series that examines Central New York’s most important issues. “Pain Runs Deep: Relationship Violence” will air Monday, May 7, at 9 p.m. on WCNY channel 24.1 and repeat Sunday, May 13, at 2 p.m. on 24.1. The hour-long program features a town hall meeting before a live

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Board Meeting Announcement 5/22/12

Published - May 16, 2012

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE OPEN MEETINGS LAW, WCNY PROVIDES REASONABLE NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC OF ITS BOARD MEETINGS. THE NEXT WCNY BOARD MEETING WILL TAKE PLACE ON TUESDAY, MAY 22nd at 8AM. THE WCNY BOARD WILL MEET AT WCNY, 506 OLD LIVERPOOL ROAD, LIVERPOOL, NEW YORK.  INTERESTED PARTIES WISHING TO ATTEND SHOULD CONTACT THE PUBLIC BROADCASTING COUNCIL OF CENTRAL NEW YORK BY TELEPHONE BEFORE 4:00 PM ON MONDAY, MAY 21st.  THE TELEPHONE NUMBER IS 315-453-2424.

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WCNY presents WiCkNeY Kids Eat Smart workshop for children and parents

Published - May 16, 2012

WCNY hosts a free one-hour “WiCkNeY Kids Eat Smart” workshop for children in grades one through three and their parents or grandparents at 10 a.m. Nov. 17, at WCNY located at 506 Old Liverpool Road in Liverpool. Participants will enjoy entertaining and educational activities as they learn about nutrition, including information about the food pyramid, choosing the right foods and learning how WCNY’s children’s television programming can help with healthy eating choices. Participants will sample and make their own tasty and healthy treats, and take the recipes with them to make at home. WCNY hosts the workshop in an effort

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