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Documentary directed by TCC grad to be shown Labor Day weekend
The documentary film “Beyond the Powder,” directed by Tuscarawas Central Catholic graduate Kara Martinelli of Hemlock Films, will make its world broadcast premiere on Western Reserve Public Media this Labor Day weekend.

Published in Times Reporter, Aug. 22, 2015


‘Beyond the Powder’ to debut in September
Beyond the Powder focuses on the 1929 Women’s Air Derby, also known as the Powder Puff Derby, and contrasts the experiences of those pilots with women competing in the 2014 Air Race Classic.

Posted on Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association on Aug. 18, 2015



'Antiques Roadshow’ summer episodes
The upcoming season of "Antiques Roadshow" discovers that an 1864 Lincoln campaign poster has risen in value from $25,000 to $40,000, and an 1870s Navajo blanket also has increased in value $30,000 to $70,000.

Published in The Plain Dealer, June 8, 2015

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TCTC teacher is one of 100 selected for PBS program
Kristofer Doran from Trumbull Career and Technical Center is one of 100 educators selected for the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.

Published in The Vindicator, April 14, 2015


‘Studio C Sessions’ is new collaboration between Western Reserve PBS, The Summit
"Studio C Sessions," a new weekly TV program featuring exclusive live music performances, will begin airing on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1) on April 3, at 9 p.m.

Published in Record Publishing weeklies, March 31, 2015


Goodbye Downton
The long-rumored end of Downton Abbey is now officially near. The next, sixth season will be the last.

Published in Akron Beacon Journal, March 26, 2015


Western Reserve PBS and the Summit teaming up for Sessions series
Beginning on April 3, Studio C Sessions, a new weekly TV program featuring exclusive live music performances, will begin airing on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1).

Posted on clevescene.com, March 24, 2015



County may make clean break from Norton sewers
Also that evening, the Planning and Economic Development Committee recommended Council adopt legislation to contribute $45,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the All-American Soap Box Derby to develop a fifth-grade curriculum based on gravity racing. The science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum, which is being designed by Western Reserve Public Media would be comprised of five modules with at least four lessons each and include a derby car kit, said Joe Mazur, Soap Box Derby president and CEO.

Published in West Side Leader, Feb. 26, 2015


Jim Tully: Legendary writer with Ohio roots is focus of documentary debuting Sunday night
Jim Tully’s extraordinary life story has long been a movie waiting to be made. Finally, it is one, at least in the form of a documentary that debuts Sunday night at 7 p.m. on Western Reserve PBS (Channels 45 and 49).

Published in The Plain Dealer, Feb. 12, 2015


Hobo author Jim Tully celebrated in new documentary on PBS
Now comes Road Kid to Writer - The Tracks of Jim Tully, a new documentary by Mark Wade Stone and StoryWorks.TV which airs February 15th on PBS in Ohio. At 50 minutes, it packs a punch, and should go a long way toward reestablishing the author as one of the significant American personalities of the 1920’s.

Posted on Huffington Post, Feb. 11, 2015

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