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2023 Connoisseur’s Dinner and Auction

Posted on January 10, 2023

WPSU is thrilled to bring back the annual Connoisseur’s Dinner and Auction for its 31st year. Our location has changed, but the dinner remains the only event of its kind in Happy Valley. Leading this year’s immersive culinary experience will be James Beard Award Winner and winner of Iron Chef America, Chef Jose Garces. Continue »

Saturday, February 11, at 6:00 p.m. at The Graduate State College Hotel


Keystone Stories

It Came from Pennsylvania

Posted on January 24, 2023

Pennsylvania and its citizens have a long history of innovation and creativity. The Slinky, Jeep, cheesesteaks, the Ferris wheel, the polio vaccine, revolving doors and movie theaters are just a few things that came from Pennsylvania. Continue »


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Old Spaces, New Places

Posted on January 17, 2023

Adaptive reuse is the term given to the repurposing of old buildings, and many of the buildings we use today are serving a very different purpose than originally intended. But repurposing a structure is not always easy. Continue »


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WPSU Wants to Hear from You

Posted on January 13, 2023

WPSU is doing stories on how inflation is affecting Pennsylvanians, and we want to hear your story. The cost of everything has gone up, from the price of groceries to gasoline to heat for your house. How is that affecting you? Are you cutting back? Searching for deals? Saving less? Continue »


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Volunteer Firefighters

Posted on January 9, 2023

All across Pennsylvania, thousands of citizens are volunteering to protect our lives and property. In fact, more than 97% of all firefighters in the commonwealth are volunteers. Such service organizations even predate the U.S. Constitution. Continue »


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Poetry Writing Contest

Posted on January 4, 2023

Share your poetry with WPSU for our first-ever Poetry Writing Contest! We are excited to read poetry from students across Central PA in grades Kindergarten through 12th Grade. Continue »

Submit by Tuesday, February 28


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Posted on January 2, 2023

Why is Altoona known as “Railroad City”? The answer can be found at the Railroaders Memorial Museum, located in Altoona. This home for railfans is where a new project is underway to bring back a legendary locomotive…the K4. Continue »