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PATV Airs “Preventing Gun Violence in Our Communities”   [October 15, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV – Long Island presents Assemblyman Anthony D’Urso at Great Neck Library “Preventing Gun Violence in Our Communities” with panelists: Avalon Fenster, Sergio Argueta, Shenee Johnson, and Madeline Singas that was held on September 27, 2018.

Program airs on Wednesdays at 3pm and Thursdays at 8pm (EDT) streamed from patv.org/livestream in October. Also available for viewing on our YouTube channel: PATV Long Island.

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PATV Columbus Day Closing – Monday, October 8, 2018   [October 4, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV – Long Island will be closed on Monday, October 8, 2018 in holiday observance for Columbus Day.


Winner Announced for Play Contest on “Brick Wall”   [ by G Grella]

On Wednesday, October 3, 2018, PATV – Long Island “Brick Wall” program announced the winner of the Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival 2018, play contest as Chris Cuff, for her submission of “5N” (Five-North).

Chris Cuff on set of “Brick Wall”.

The staged reading of “(Five-North) 5N” by Chris Cuff,  can be found at PATVGNNS.BLOGSPOT.COM  (click on link to view).

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PATV Airs “Access Spotlight: Pauli Rose Libsohn”   [September 10, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV will air in September on Thursdays at 8pm and Fridays at 2pm, Channels 20 (Altice/Optimum) and 37 (Verizon/Fios) streamed patv.org/livestream the new addition to the Access Spotlight series with Host Shirley Ann Bruno, PATV Executive Director, Emeritus, interviewing author Pauli Rose Libsohn about her latest publication “What is Love?” – a poignant memoir about [More...]


PATV Announces On-line Voting for Staged Script Readings   [September 6, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV had chosen three submitted scripts to continue on in “The Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival”.  The scripts that will be voted on on-line at PATVGNNS.BLOGSPOT.COM to determine the winner of the $1,000 prize and production are: “(Five-North) 5N” by Chris Cuff, “Sea of Dreams” by Andrew Sieger and “Mid Life Conversations” by Maria Filippone.

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PATV Studio Production Workshop in October   [September 4, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV is having an October TV Studio Production Workshop to be held on the following Tuesdays: October 9, 16 and 23, from 6pm through 9pm at 1111 Marcus Avenue, Suite LL-27, Lake Success, NY for all residents of Great Neck/North Shore.

Come to our television studio and production facility and discover what PATV has to offer you.  The only [More...]


PATV Announces Three Scripts Chosen in “The Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival” for 2018   [June 21, 2018 by G Grella]

PATV has chosen three submitted scripts to continue on in “The Norman Hall Memorial Playwrights Festival” 2018.  The scripts that will continue in the competition for staged readings to be shown on line for public voting towards selecting the winning play to receive $1,000 prize and production are: “(Five-North) 5N” by Chris Cuff, “Sea of Dreams” [More...]


PATV to Air New Program “S.A.F.E. (Seniors Against Financial Exploitation)” in July   [June 19, 2018 by G Grella]

In the PATV – Long Island studio filming their new program; “S.A.F.E. (Seniors Against Financial Exploitation)” are John Ryan (L) and Peter Janowsky (R) of Ryan and Janowsky Financial Strategic Group with a line up of special guests, including: Toni Logue, Assistant Attorney General of NYS, Carol O’Neill, EAC, Markus O’ Toole, Elder Law Attorney, [More...]


PATV Awards the “Michael DeCristoforo Memorial Community Service Award”   [June 12, 2018 by G Grella]

(the late) Michael DeCristoforo.

PATV Teen TV Instructor Mike Peters (L) with Adam Sperling (R).

Every year PATV Teen TV awards a graduating senior the prestigious “Michael DeCristoforo Memorial Community Service Award” in honor of the late Michael DeCristoforo, who we lost too soon. In 2018, Adam Sperling, graduating senior of Great Neck South High School has been given this honor for his community service [More...]

PATV Garners Recognition from Alliance for Community Media Hometown Awards   [ by G Grella]

PATV has been recognized with two awards from the Alliance for Community Media Hometown Media Awards for 2018.  The first award is “Overall Excellence for 2018” for the entry of “PATV’s Year in Review – 2017”  which contained clips from all programming cablecast last year on PATV channels 20 (Altice/Optimum) and 37 (Verizon/Fios).

The next award [More...]