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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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Keystone Stories

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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Keystone Stories

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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Keystone Stories

Railroads

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 »

 

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WPSU Digital Shorts

Christmas on Display

Posted on December 15, 2022

The Vuccolos are locally famous for their award-winning, self-proclaimed “outrageous” Christmas display. They break down what it takes to be an expert Christmas decorator. Continue »

 

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Ask a Veterinarian (2022)

Posted on November 30, 2022

Caring for a pet is a real commitment requiring time, patience, and tender, loving care. It can sometimes be challenging knowing what's best for your animal and who to turn to for those questions. WPSU welcomes local veterinarians who give us insight on our pet-related questions. Continue »