Monthly Archives: November, 2015

Public invited to ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 6 preview events, Tea on the Mezzanine, Marathon  

Published - November 18, 2015

WCNY Public Media hosts a series of “Downton Abbey” finale events in Syracuse, Utica and on TV. Season 6 premiers Jan. 3 at 9 p.m. on WCNY. Downton Abbey Thanksgiving Marathon on TV 50 days, 40 episodes —complete seasons 1-5 Spend Thanksgiving with your favorite Downton characters. Watch every episode of seasons 1-5 on WCNY’s Plus Channel. To find the Plus channel, visit Nov. 25-29 Nov. 25-28 | 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 29 | 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Final Season Preview Screenings in Syracuse and Utica WCNY Studios 415 W. Fayette St. Syracuse NY 13204 Sunday,

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WCNY earns LEED Platinum certification from U.S. Green Building Council

Published - November 16, 2015

WCNY Public Media, Central New York’s premiere public media organization , is proud to announce it was awarded with the highest certification level achievable in Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)- LEED® Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. WCNY is the only PBS affiliate to earn LEED® Platinum status. To celebrate the certification, WCNY hosted a brief award presentation at the Broadcast and Education Center located at 415 W. Fayette St. in Syracuse on Oct. 29. Rick Fredrizzi, CEO and Founding Chairman of the U.S. Green Building Council delivered remarks. LEED® is transforming the way we think

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Board Meeting Set for 11/17

Published - November 8, 2015

In accordance with open meetings law, WCNY provides reasonable notice to the public of its board meetings. The next WCNY Board Meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 8 a.m. at the WCNY Broadcast and Education Center located at 415 W. Fayette St., Syracuse, N.Y. Interested parties wishing to attend should contact the Public Broadcasting Council of Central New York before 4 p.m. Monday, November 23, by calling (315) 453-2424.

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Restaurant Pet Peeves

Published - November 3, 2015

“Are youse guys ready to order?” These were the first words my friends and I heard after we were seated at our table for a recent lunch. Perhaps I’m being overly demanding but I actually prefer to be greeted by my server before we get down to business. A simple “hello” will suffice. A smile and a “Welcome to (name of restaurant)” puts me over the top. So when you combine the absence of a greeting with a grammatically incorrect inquiry, you can imagine that no one at the table, including me, was happy. You had to be there to

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