Ted Alexiades is recepient of the Patriot Award

Screen Shot 2014-12-16 at 4.42.53 PMOn Monday, December 15th Ted Alexiades was awarded the Patriot Award at Hingham’s Town Hall. The Patriot Award, which is the first award in the ESGR series (Employer Support of The Guard and Reserve), “recognizes supervisors and bosses nominated by a Guardsman or Reservist employee for support provided directly to the nominator.” (ESGR)

Ted was nominated by Keith German who will be the town’s Veteran’s service officer in the new year. HCAM-TV was at town hall this morning and filmed the event, which can be viewed on our youtube page.

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A night of Holiday specials on HCAM-TV

Tune in tonight at 7:00pm for a night of holiday goodness! Premiering first is our special Holiday Extravaganza featuring holiday greetings from dozens of Hingham residents and beautiful performances from various groups and organizations! Then at 7:30pm tune in for the Christmas In The Square concert special followed by our Holiday Classic Movie at 9:30pm. You can catch all of these premieres on our public channels (Comcast 97, Verizon 31).

Speaking of our holiday movie, premiering tonight onl_26972_e03b83f0 HCAM-TV is the classic 1935 hit, Scrooge. No if you’ve never seen Scrooge, this film tells the story of “Ebenezer Scrooge, the ultimate Victorian miser, who hasn’t a good word for Christmas, though his impoverished clerk Cratchit and nephew Fred are full of holiday spirit. But in the night, Scrooge is visited by spirits of another color.”  We only have two more movies left in our Classic Movie Friday Nights In series. Our final film will air Friday, December 21st. Visit our program guide for playback information.

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Our December Member In Action is…

James&MarkBrodieEditingCongratulations to our December Member In Action, Mark Brodie. Mark has worked on a number of productions with HCAM including Rolling Thunder, A Bare Cove Park short, and Point and Shoot. Mark is currently working on his very first documentary, CactiBlue. CactiBlue is the first Vietnam Era Serviceman from Hingham killed in Vietnam.

HCAM Membership & Outreach Coordinator Cristina Aiello had a chance to chat with Mark and ask him about his experience with HCAM-TV thus far.

Mark has been involved with HCAM-TV for about a year and a half. He said “I had always wanted to work on a documentary but didn’t have access to the video and editing equipment I’d need or have the technical assistance required to pull it all together.

When he was asked about what he enjoys most about being an HCAM member he said, “I’ve made some great friends from a spectrum of different generations while also getting to work with kindred spirits that all want to use broadcast media as a means to communicate with the greater community. My association with HCAM has also helped me professionally as I now apply the skills I’ve gained from HCAM regarding video production, in my full time job as a VP Marketing for a software firm.”

Screen Shot 2014-12-10 at 2.36.44 PMMark is currently working on his documentary CactiBlue.

If you’d like to become a member and connect with us here at HCAM-TV please visit our membership page.

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Christmas In The Square!

Thank you to everyone who participated in our red carpet event on Friday night at Christmas In The Square, we hope you had as much fun as we did!

These Hingham Holiday messages will be featured in a Holiday Extravaganza special set to premiere later this week. Check back on our program guide for airing and playback info.

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Christmas In The Square 2014

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Check out “On The Issues” tonight!

2014-11_On the Issues (Chief Peraino)Good Morning and Happy Wednesday! Tune in tonight at 8:30pm on our Public Channels (Comcast 97, Verizon 31) for the latest episode of “On the Issues.”

Host Irma Lauter sits down with retiring Hingham Police Chief Michael Peraino to take a look back at his career and how policing Hingham has changed over the years.

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Classic Movie Friday Night In Pick!

Screen Shot 2014-11-21 at 12.37.49 PMOur Classic Movie Friday Night In pick is “Three Guys Named Mike” starring Jane Wyman; Van Johnson; Howard Keel; Barry Sullivan airing tonight at 8:00pm on our public channels (Comcast 97 Verizon 31). Check our program guide for playback information.

“A stewardess becomes romantically involved with an airline pilot, a college professor, and a successful businessman, all of whom are named Mike. When the three find out about each other, she has to decide which one she loves the most. “

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Take our survey!

SurveyHCAM is working to creating our long-term strategic plan and your input is very important to this process so we can be sure that you, our users and viewers, are getting what you want and need from HCAM-TV. Go to our survey page and please take a moment to fill out the appropriate survey and we’ll do our best to ensure we’re providing the best service we can for you.

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Educational Access Maintenance in Progress

Edu Channel MaintenanceHingham’s Educational Access Channel is currently unavailable as some upgrades are performed.  As you may have read about back in July HCAM’s Public & Government channels were moved onto a new playback Telvue System still housed in Hingham’s Town Hall.  This same upgrade is now also taking place for the educational channel.  In the past Hingham’s Educational channel has originated from Hingham High School, but programming will now be managed from a more central location in Hingham Town Hall. This will allow for easier maintenance and additional programming from other sources throughout town.   This brief outage is occurring while new cables are being run to provide this new connectivity.  We appreciate your patience during this process and promise an improved experience upon completion.  In the mean time we invite you to tune into HCAM’s public channel (Comcast 97, Verizon 31) for the content you would usually see on the educational channel.  For up-to-date playback times please see our Program Guide.

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The General!

Screen Shot 2014-11-14 at 11.41.45 AMGood Afternoon and Happy Friday! It’s time to reveal our pick for Classic Movie Friday Nights In! Tonight’s pick is The General (1926) starring Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, and Glen Cavender.

“When Union spies steal an engineer’s beloved locomotive, he pursues it single handedly and straight through enemy lines.”

Make sure to tune in at 8:00pm with an encore at 11:00pm on our public channels (Comcast 97 Verizon 31)

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