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Warning: public access channels move to digital tier Tuesday, Sept. 16

September 12, 2008
by Christine Yeres

Just as a batch of ten Cablevision channels, including C-Span’s Book TV, shifted last spring from analog to digital-only, so too, the “PEG” channels – “public, educational and government,” 75, 77 and 78 – will follow suit and move to digital-only on September 16, 2008. That means they will only be available on televisions that have a digital cable box, at $6.50 per box, per month.

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A new way to stay on top of local issues: info on demand

Hit “Schedules & Agendas” on our menu at left to see town government agendas each week.
April 11, 2008
by Christine Yeres

Last summer, before we first published our online community newspaper, we grabbed as many of you as we could and said, “You know all those meetings you don’t have time to attend, and, when you DO attend them, you don’t know what anyone’s talking about? Well, that’s where we think NewCastleNOW.org will help.”

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Congratulations to all NCCTV video and PSA award winners!

April 4, 2008

NewCastleNOW.org would like to extend our congratulations to all of the winners of the NCCTV video and PSA contest awards. Here is a complete listing of the categories, video titles and winners. [Visit Photo Gallery to view picture of the event.]


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Through website, on-demand video of NCCTV offerings

Station Manager Carrie Krams

By Christine Yeres
January 18, 2008

NCCTV’s website, http://www.ncctv.org/, has been redesigned to incorporate “streaming” video, that is, “on demand” replays of various government, educational and public access shows.

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Come Walk the Red Carpet to Celebrate Local Producers’ Talents and NCCTV’s 10th Birthday

March 21, 2008
New Castle Community Television will hold its Short Video/Film Festival 2008 Awards Night – which will be part Hollywood celebration and part NCCTV birthday party—at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 29th, at the Chappaqua Library, 195 S. Greeley Ave.

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NCCTV’s film festival expands to include public service announcements

Alix Diaconis and Dan Lindau interview on YouTube.  See “Read more.”

by Christine Yeres
November 2, 2007

New to the NCCTV film festival this year is a public service announcement category in which New Castle middle and high school students are invited to create anti-drug and -alcohol messages in either film or posters (using any medium).

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NCCTV’s 2nd Annual Short Video/Film Festival 2008

Plus New “Public Service Announcement” Category
October 5, 2007
Last year’s contest culminated in an awards night at the Chappaqua Library, with adult and student winners strutting their stuff on the red carpet and taking the stage to accept the NCee—a New Castle Oscar. Categories include Animation, Documentary and Narrative.

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