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WCCA TV Studio Closed today due to severe winter storm conditions 2/9/17

2/9/17
WCCA TV Studio and In Facility Activities Closed today due to severe winter storm conditions.

All Community Productions, Intern and Student classes and workshops,and volunteer activities are cancelled for today.

You can still watch all your favorite WCCA TV programs on Cable ch 194 or streaming at wccatv.com or our new Facebook live stream at WCCA TV now Streams on Facebook Too!!

Be safe

Thank you

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MEANINGFUL MEDIA WCCA TV

Be sure to watch us on Worcester’s cable channel 194 or at wccatv.com or follow us and our friends at:

Facebook/WCCA-TV-13-THE-PEOPLES-CHANNEL
Twitter: @WCCATV13
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WCCA has a new revised monthly e-newsletter. To receive a copy you need
to get added to the mailing list by visiting the WCCA website at
wccatv.com and clicking on “Join the mailing list” which will take you
to the signup form HERE
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WCCA TV
The People’s Channel. Contact the station and find out how you might qualify to be entered into a contest to win a nice prize by getting your friends to sign up for our e-news letter.

WCCA TV is a regional leader serving Worcester’s community media public access needs and an anchor institution that stands for Media Democracy, Media Literacy and Creative Innovation. Learn Create and Connect at WCCA TV
For more information browse this website, watch our programming on cable channel 194 or here ( at wccatv.com) , streaming live or “On-Demand”, and or contact Mauro DePasquale our Executive Director. We offer community volunteer memberships, special sponsor membership plans for businesses, Workshops and training for ALL ages, and whole lot more. Get involved, create, network, share your story, opinions, and fresh ideas on “THE PEOPLE’s CHANNEL” WCCA TV

Thanks for your support.
NOTE this blog may be updated and the views and opinions expressed in the news articles embedded herein are not necessarily those of WCCA TV, it’s Board of Directors, It’s Staff, It’s sponsors and associates.
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WCCA TV News Letter January – February 2017

WCCA TV Newsletter – January 2017

All Happening at WCCA TV

Testimonial by Bill Safer, Host of ‘Hidden Treasures’:

Many thanks to the WCCA TV staff and all the people who make this station fantastic! Another show done and I am at my 50th show! I get contacted, sometimes in person, about my show. People have given me a shout-out at CVS, supermarkets, and even in front of the studio! Since WCCA is worldwide on the internet, I have received questions from places like Iceland, Italy, China and many others. A gentleman in Florida was watching his computer TV and landed on WCCA and my show! Now we are pen-pals! Thanks again everyone, your work and dedication do not go unnoticed or unappreciated.

Most Sincerely,
Bill Safer

WCCA Special Presentations:

The WCCA TV ‘New Voices Awards – Singing and Poetry Competition’ is an exciting opportunity for youth in Worcester to showcase their singing as well as their poetry talent and skills. This year it was especially difficult for the judges to make their choice about who would win, because the talent was incredible!! See for yourself: http://www.wccatv.com/video/specials/NEWVOICESFINALE2016 . This program is supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council. Thanks for watching and supporting WCCA TV, The People’s Channel!!

WCCA TV was recently invited to record the District Attorney and the Central Mass Opiod Task Force ‘Opiod Awarenss Forum’ at the Worcester Technical High School. It was a unique opportunity for Worcester public school parents to hear directly from public safety officials about current state and local efforts to combat the opiod epidemic and to get substance abuse and prevention information: http://www.wccatv.com/video/specials/OPIODAWARENESSFORUM

WCCA TV PROGRAMMING

Time for a coffee break and another episode of COFFEE WITH KONNIE. Join Konnie Lukes and her guests as they discuss city issues at Worcester area coffee shops. Konnie has coffee with Charles Longeway, the author of the book “Worcester’s Forgotten Catacombs”: http://www.wccatv.com/video/coffee-with-konnie/COFFEEWITHKONNIE483

Should substitute teachers in Worcester get a pay raise? Watch this episode of ROSEN’S ROUND TABLE to find out what host Gary Rosen and his panel members think about this issue: http://www.wccatv.com/video/rosens-roundtable/ROSENSROUNDTABLE288 . In another episode, the guys make their predictions about what’s going to happen in Worcester in 2017: http://www.wccatv.com/video/rosens-roundtable/ROSENSROUNDTABLE286

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS is a show that informs viewers of their civil rights. Host of the show, Ron Madnick, talks about U.S. Supreme Court Case: Detention and Torture of Muslim Prisoners in USA: http://www.wccatv.com/video/civil-liberties/KNOWYOURRIGHTS249 . In another episode, Ron talks about the history of the separation of Church and State in the US: http://www.wccatv.com/video/civil-liberties/KNOWYOURRIGHTS248

CONNECTING THE DOTS is a non-traditional legal program with emphasis on the attorney as a trusted advisor, with an interdisciplinary approach to solving life’s issues. Host of the program, Attorney Liz Myska, welcomesLindsey Silva, the Quality Improvement Nurse at Family Health Center of Worcester: http://www.wccatv.com/video/connecting-the-dots/CONNECTINGTHEDOTS20

EXPOSURE WITH MOSHER is a WCCA TV show that spotlights entrepreneurs, innovators, and good news. Show host Amy Mosher Berry welcomes Allison Chisolm, the author of ‘The Presiding Genius of the Place’; Alex Corrales from the Worcester Housing Authority’s ‘A Better Life’ Program; and Chantel Bethea from ‘Women in Action’: http://www.wccatv.com/video/exposure-with-amy-mosher/EXPOSUREWITHMOSHER75

ACTIVATE WORCESTER, hosted by Ron Motta, shows viewers how to participate and become active in Worcester. Ron’s guests are Worcester City Councilor, Michael Gaffney, and his wife, Coreen: http://www.wccatv.com/video/activate-worcester/ACTIVATEWORCESTER170

CLOSE TO HOME is a WCCA program about people and situations that demonstrate deep respect for mankind. Host of the show, Molly Finn, welcomes Anne Fox, the president of Mass Citizens For Life: http://www.wccatv.com/video/close-to-home/CLOSETOHOME488 . In another episode, Molly talks to Father Bill McCarthy: http://www.wccatv.com/video/close-to-home/CLOSETOHOME486

NUESTRA ESPERANZA is a Spanish-language religious program hosted by Lucy Tomey. This program has been airing on WCCA TV since 1990! Programación christiana de inspiración en Español, de mas larga duración en WCCA TV desde el año 1990, anfitriona y productora Lucy Tomey: http://www.wccatv.com/video/nuestra-esperanza/NUESTRA52_201701

HIDDEN TREASURES is a show that helps you learn how to find that hidden antique or collectible that just may add cash to your life. Host Bill Safer welcomes Mark Alzapiedi back tho the show to talk about vintage toys: http://www.wccatv.com/video/hidden-treasures/HIDDENTREASURES49

IN THE HOUSE is a WCCA TV program that shows the viewers the ins and outs of real estate, home buying and housing issues. Host George Russell welcomes Amarildo Silva to explain how a kitchen remodel is done: http://www.wccatv.com/video/in-the-house/INTHEHOUSE18

VIDEO JAM is your source for eclectic music videos. Your favorite host Tracy Foley has been presenting mainstream and indie rock for more than 10 years on cable TV public access stations. Today’s Playlist includes: AV Supersunshine/ Love NYD, Hotei/ Move It, Secret Friend/ Something’s Happening, My Silent Bravery / Warning Signs, Mako/ Wish You Back, Virginia to Vegas/ Lights Out, Matt Citron / Stay Down, The Album Leaf/ Between Waves, and more: http://www.wccatv.com/video/video-jam/VIDEOJAM919 . Keep jammin’ with WCCA TV!

Spend an hour enjoying the latest and greatest in country music WITH VIDEO JAM COUNTRY, hosted by Tracy Foley. This show features: Blackberry Smoke/ Sunrise in Texas, Jeff Bates/ That Thing We Do, Stephanie Quayle/ Drinking with Dolly, Jesse Dayton/Possum Ran Over My Grave, Camille Rae/ But I Want You, Cody McCarver/ Rise Up, Mo Pitney/ Everywhere, Drew Baldridge/ Train: http://www.wccatv.com/video/video-jam-country/VIDEOJAMCOUNTRY138 . Enjoy!!

BEN BEHIND THE SCENES is a half hour show of music videos, interviews, reviews, and short films. The show is produced by Ben Alotey, one of WCCA TV’s longest active producers. Tune into WCCA TV for another episode of this entertaining program: http://www.wccatv.com/video/ben-behind-the-scenes/BENBEHINDTHESCENES23

Tune into a new episode of SMART METERS. Featured in this episode: Canadian EMF activists raise issues about the 5G network and antenna installations; Suzanne Somers speaks against smart meters; Ali McGraw speaks against tower installations; Montgomery activists regarding Wifi in schools: http://www.wccatv.com/video/about-smart-meters/ABOUTSMARTMETERS67

SENIOR SPEAK is a WCCA program recorded at the Worcester Senior Center. Senior issues are discussed, and a good time is had by all: http://www.wccatv.com/video/senior-speak/SENIORSPEAK663. There is something for everyone on WCCA TV, now seen on cable Channel 194!

LEARN, CREATE, CONNECT!

Worcester Community Cable Access is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation administering public access cable television for Worcester, Massachusetts. Our mission is:

*To advance democratic ideals by ensuring the people have access to electronic media
*To provide a platform for first amendment rights and for artistic and cultural expression
*To promote co-operative relations with those who serve the public interest
*To promote communication through community use of media

WCCA TV, Channeling Community Since 1986!

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MEANINGFUL MEDIA WCCA TV

Be sure to watch us on Worcester’s cable channel 194 or at wccatv.com or follow us and our friends at:

Facebook/WCCA-TV-13-THE-PEOPLES-CHANNEL
Twitter: @WCCATV13
Instagram : wccatv13

WCCA has a new revised monthly e-newsletter. To receive a copy you need
to get added to the mailing list by visiting the WCCA website at
wccatv.com and clicking on “Join the mailing list” which will take you
to the signup form HERE
http://wccatv.us7.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=48f898c016d0899151f159717&id=3c4fdd54f6
WCCA TV
The People’s Channel. Contact the station and find out how you might qualify to be entered into a contest to win a nice prize by getting your friends to sign up for our e-news letter.

WCCA TV is a regional leader serving Worcester’s community media public access needs and an anchor institution that stands for Media Democracy, Media Literacy and Creative Innovation. Learn Create and Connect at WCCA TV
For more information browse this website, watch our programming on cable channel 194 or here ( at wccatv.com) , streaming live or “On-Demand”, and or contact Mauro DePasquale our Executive Director. We offer community volunteer memberships, special sponsor membership plans for businesses, Workshops and training for ALL ages, and whole lot more. Get involved, create, network, share your story, opinions, and fresh ideas on “THE PEOPLE’s CHANNEL” WCCA TV

Thanks for your support.
NOTE this blog may be updated and the views and opinions expressed in the news articles embedded herein are not necessarily those of WCCA TV, it’s Board of Directors, It’s Staff, It’s sponsors and associates.

WCCA TV New Voices Awards Finalist Singing and Poetry Competition Showing on TV The Following Dates

Watch the New Voices Awards Singing Competition on these dates:

Thur Jan 19  & 26at 10pm
Fri Jan 20  & 27  at 9:30pm
Sun Jan 22 & 29 at 7:30pm

Watch it!!!  It’s great!!

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Worcester Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.


					

WCCA TV NEWS LETTER: November / December 2016

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WCCA TV Newsletter, November 2016

All Happening at WCCA TV

Tune into new episodes of SOAPBOX in December. This WCCA TV flagship show features guests from all walks of life and is hosted by our Executive Director, Mauro DePasquale. New episodes will feature the Sbrogna Art, local author Tom Ingrassia, Deb Packard of Preservation Worcester, and Patricia Burke to discuss the dangers of smart meters. Soapbox can be seen on WCCA TV 194 in Worcester and streaming live online on Saturdays at 10:30pm and Sundays at 6:30pm. To be a guest in the show, contact Tracy at tracy@wccatv.com . Thanks for watching and supporting WCCA TV, The People’s Channel!

WCCA TV Special Presentation:

CentenniGirl Celebration – Recently at Mechanics Hall in Worcester, WCCA TV 194 recorded the Girls Inc. CentenniGirl Celebration as they reminisced on the past successes and revealed their plans for the next century: http://www.wccatv.com/video/specials/CENTENNIGIRLCELEBRATION

WCCA TV PROGRAMMING

BEACON HILL CHAT is a program with interesting people talking about the interesting things going on in Central Massachusetts. Host of the show, Massachusetts State Senator Harriette Chandler, welcomes Nicole Bell, the founder of LIFT (Living in Freedom Together): http://www.wccatv.com/video/beacon-hill-chat/BEACONHILLCHAT240 . In another episode, Senator Chandler talks to Worcester Telegram columnist, Peter Cohan: http://www.wccatv.com/video/beacon-hill-chat/BEACONHILLCHAT239

Worcester’s parking meters are on the hot seat in this new episode of ROSEN’S ROUND TABLE: http://www.wccatv.com/video/rosens-roundtable/ROSENSROUNDTABLE281 . In another episode, host Gary Rosen and his panel members talk about the Mayor’s Task Force exploring raising revenue: http://www.wccatv.com/video/rosens-roundtable/ROSENSROUNDTABLE282

Your coffee break is not complete without COFFEE WITH KONNIE. Join City Councilor Konnie Lukes and her guests as they discuss city issues at Worcester area coffee shops. Konnie has coffee with Jessica Walsh, the owner of Worcester Wears: http://www.wccatv.com/video/coffee-with-konnie/COFFEEWITHKONNIE478

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS is a show to inform viewers of their civil rights, hosted by Ron Madnick. In this episode, Ron talks about Your Rights in the Arrest Process: http://www.wccatv.com/video/civil-liberties/KNOWYOURRIGHTS243 . In another episode, Ron talks about your Working Rights in Massachusetts: http://www.wccatv.com/video/civil-liberties/KNOWYOURRIGHTS242

HEALTH MATTERS is a program from the Worcester District Medical Society that focuses on important health issues. Host Dr. James Broadhurst welcomes Tina Grosowsky and Nicole Day to the show. The topic of discussion is Getting Help to Quit Smoking: http://www.wccatv.com/video/health-matters/HEALTHMATTERS171 . In another episode, the topic of discussion is Colorectal Cancer Screening in Massachusetts: http://www.wccatv.com/video/health-matters/HEALTHMATTERS170 . Because your health matters!

WHAT IT’S WORTH is a WCCA TV show definitely worth watching! Host of the show Tommy Colletta welcomes Deborah Packard from Preservation Worcester back to the show. Tommy and Deborah chat about the Denholm’s For The Holidays event taking place on December 10, 2016: http://www.wccatv.com/video/what-its-worth/WHATITSWORTH345

ACTIVATE WORCESTER, hosted by Ron Motta, is a program that shows viewers how to participate and become active in Worcester. It’s football night. Ron’s guest is Mike Bottos: http://www.wccatv.com/video/activate-worcester/ACTIVATEWORCESTER168

HEALTHY BODIES, HEALTHY MINDS, hosted by Paul Richard, is a collaboration with the SHINE Initiative to raise awareness on mental health challenges facing youth. This episode features the Paul Dalio Interview at the SHINE Gala: http://www.wccatv.com/video/health-bodies-healthy-minds-/HEALTHYBODIES31

EXPOSURE WITH MOSHER is a WCCA TV show that spotlights entrepreneurs, innovators, and good news. Host Amy Mosher Berry welcomes Isaiah Moskowitz and Nicole Tongue to
the show: http://www.wccatv.com/video/exposure-with-amy-mosher/EXPOSUREWITHMOSHER71

A BRIDGE TO BETTER MENTAL HEALTH explores topics that reduce stigma and increase public awareness on matters related to mental health. Host Rebecca Lynch welcomes to the show Jack Reilly. The topic of discussion is Caregivers and Self Care – How to Manage When a Loved One is Addicted: http://www.wccatv.com/video/a-bridge-to-better-mental-health/BRIDGE29

CLOSE TO HOME is a show about people and situations that demonstrate deep respect for mankind. Host of the show, Molly Finn, welcomes Ginamarie Tolentino. To find out what they talk about, tune into this episode: http://www.wccatv.com/video/close-to-home/CLOSETOHOME484

CONNECTING THE DOTS is a non-traditional legal program with the emphasis on the attorney as a trusted advisor, with an interdisciplinary approach to solving life’s issues. Host, Attorney Liz Myska, welcomes to the show Alexis Travis: http://www.wccatv.com/video/connecting-the-dots/CONNECTINGTHEDOTS16 . In another episode, Liz’s guest is Heidi Doyle from Family Services of Central Massachusetts: http://www.wccatv.com/video/connecting-the-dots/CONNECTINGTHEDOTS15

SOUND CHECK, produced by Stefano Trafecante, is a real-life, unscripted program that features the local talents of bands and song writers in the Worcester local area. BEDS is featured on this episode: http://www.wccatv.com/video/sound-check/SOUNDCHECK11

VIDEO JAM is your source for eclectic music videos. Your favorite host Tracy Foley has been presenting mainstream and indie rock for more than 10 years on cable TV public access stations. Today’s Playlist includes: 18TH & Addison / Jealousy, Kyla Imani/ Turn Up, Kyla Imani/ The Weekend, Stormy Strong/ Holiday, Charles Wright/ Looking for an Ugly Woman, Jerome Price/ Me Minus You, Coastgaard/ A Well Adjusted Man, The Album Leaf/ Between Waves, and more: http://www.wccatv.com/video/video-jam/VIDEOJAM916 . Keep jammin’ with WCCA TV!

All you country music fans can spend an hour enjoying the latest and greatest in country music with host Tracy Foley. This episode features: Kurt Thomas/ Sweet, Billy Ray Cyrus/ Thin Line, Drew Baldridge/ Train, Drew Baldridge/ Rebound, Kirsty Lee Akers/ I Will: http://www.wccatv.com/video/video-jam-country/VIDEOJAMCOUNTRY137 . Enjoy!

BEN BEHIND THE SCENES is a show produced by Ben Allotey, one of the WCCA TV longest active producers and hosts. The show features music, interviews, reviews, and short films: http://www.wccatv.com/video/ben-behind-the-scenes/BENBEHINDTHESCENES18

Tune into another episode of SMART METERS featuring health impact updates from NY, PN, and Australia. Smart Meter opposition in the US continues to be lead by citizen activists. A NY family discusses health problems, a Penn writer investigates the political agenda, and a woman in Australia shows visible harm due to RF exposures, juxtaposed with industry denial: http://www.wccatv.com/video/about-smart-meters/ABOUTSMARTMETERS66

LEARN, CREATE, CONNECT!

Worcester Community Cable Access is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation administering public access cable television for Worcester, Massachusetts. Our mission is:
*To advance democratic ideals by ensuring the people have access to electronic media
*To provide a platform for first amendment rights and for artistic and cultural expression
*To promote co-operative relations with those who serve the public interest
*To promote communication through community use of media

WCCA TV, Channeling Community Since 1986!

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