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Mrs. Cabobble`s Caboose: The Fran Powell Collection

Published on September 18, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

It was one of the most popular locally produced children’s programs in NPT’s 50-year history, hosted by arguably everyone’s favorite host. On Mrs. Cabobble’s Caboose, Fran Powell (Mrs. Cabobble) and her cast of characters taught basic music concepts such as melody, rhythm, harmony, and families of instruments through active participation in a variety of musical […]

New Time: Join Us For a Social Screening of Jelly Bean Junction and Mrs. Cabobble`s Caboose

Published on August 24, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

NPT’s 50th Anniversary year — the official date is September 10 — is creating plenty of nostalgia around the office and in the community.  Back in the 70s and 80s, NPT, then WDCN,  produced several original children’s programs that remain dear to our viewers’ hearts. We’ve dug up episodes of two of them, Jelly Bean […]

Media Update: Help Us Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with Your Memories of NPT

Published on July 9, 2012 By Joe Pagetta

  This September, NPT will celebrate its 50th Anniversary, and we want you to help us mark the occasion.  From our humble beginnings as school board-licensed station WDCN, to our stature now as NPT and one of the most-watched public television stations in the country, a lot has happened in 50 years.  You have made […]