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Making It Here

Making It Here

Making It Here is a television series from WGBY that celebrates an aspect of life that almost all people share: most of us go to work each day. And many people are passionate about that work and what they do. Our programs will chronicle the energy, the struggles, the accomplishments and the personalities that make our work so important to us.

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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/7XoT5kS9hJwKmAjCNyEByw==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Meet Joan Grenier, owner of the Odyssey Book Store in South Hadley, MA. Spend the day with Bill Czelusniak, President of Messrs. Czelusniak et Dugal, Inc. Organ builders: Restoration & Maintenance, restoring a pipe organ in Greenfield. We will also introduce you to Peter Blanchette of Happy... /episodes/get/14814 /episode/14814 Getting the Word Out /episode-player/14814

Host George Murphy introduces people in estern New England who are getting the word out, including Joan Grenier, owner of the Odyssey Book Store in South Hadley MA. (www.odysseybks.com)

Air date:
Tue, 11/23/2010 - 00:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/YhMczyYgK6ogeui-1ef3wA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Some people’s job requires that they have some very skilled hands. First, meet Hope Kelly, head golf professional at the Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, MA. We will also introduce you to Lorena Garay, a vocalist and guitar player from Hartford, CT. Finally, meet Annette Kramek, owner of Ancient... /episodes/get/18278 /episode/18278 Hands On /episode-player/18278

George Murphy introduces some people whose skilled hands have made them a success in life.

Air date:
Tue, 11/16/2010 - 00:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/OI3MI5b0k7PkNke86QI6hA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Meet a man who still makes outhouses at Bull Hill Workshop , in Colchester, CT. Head to New Hampshire to visit Precision Cycle Works and see how they convert two wheel motorcycles into three wheeled trikes. We will also pay a visit to the Vermont Country Store. /episodes/get/17710 /episode/17710 Yankee Ingenuity /episode-player/17710

George and the Making It Here crew set out in search of some Yankee ingenuity

Air date:
Mon, 11/01/2010 - 23:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/xJpg0mOX4-IqEUDiPK7vHA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false Pay a visit to the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, CT. Meet Ryan Beckman, an interpreter who works at Old Sturbridge Village, and Christian Munoz Denoso, a local film cinematographer from Hadley. /episodes/get/16851 /episode/16851 On the History Trail /episode-player/16851

George & the Making It Here crew are on the history trail

Air date:
Mon, 10/18/2010 - 23:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/W1hI7Z4GV7x1dKDx9C-Gug==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false First stop is the Brimfield Antique Fair where George does his best to make a deal. We will also visit Naumkeag National Historic Landmark in Stockbridge, MA & meet Josh Birch, a groundskeeper, who has been maintaining the gardens there for 30 years. Then it’s off to Mansfield, CT to visit a... /episodes/get/16850 /episode/16850 New England Nostalgia /episode-player/16850

Take a trip down memory line with visits to nostalgic New England spots.

Air date:
Mon, 10/04/2010 - 23:30
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//player.pbs.org/partnerplayer/EvSIVl3whtmwx67NjoaFoA==/?topbar=false&end=0&endscreen=true&start=0&autoplay=false We will get a lesson in granite from the owner of ASN Natural Stone of Chicopee. We will also introduce you to Peter Laird, Co-Creator of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles of Mirage Studios in Northampton. George visits the world famous Millie's Pierogi in Chicopee. /episodes/get/16849 /episode/16849 Potpouri /episode-player/16849

Visit ASN Natural Stone, Mirage Studios, & Millie’s Pierogi

Air date:
Mon, 01/11/2010 - 00:30
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