• Garden Party at Fellows Riverside Gardens near Gazebo.

    Friends of Fellows plan Garden Party July 29

    The Garden Party at Fellows RIverside Garden is in its 25th year this summer, and the celebration is July 29th.  The event features seasonal culinary delights,  cocktails, music, and dancing -- set  in the lovely 12-acre public garden in Mill Creek Park.

  • YSU Fountain at the Arts Festival

    YSU Summer Festival of the Arts

    The 18th annual YSU Summer Festival of the Arts is July 9 - 10, 2016 at -- and around! -- the Youngstown State University Campus.

  • Cabaret Night at the DeYor featuring Eric, Janeen, and James McClellan

    Cabaret Nights continue at the DeYor

    What happens at the DeYor Performing Arts Center when the Youngstown Symphony is OFF season?  A lot! This spring and summer Easy Street Productions is hosting a string of Cabaret Nights, featuring music from all genres and talents, many of them local.

  • Sicily

    WYSU is Headed to Sicily!

    WYSU's next travel destination is Sicily and you're invited!

  • Big crowd at WYSU membership party June 7.

    WYSU Members Enjoy a Happy Hour...or Two!

    A crowd of 125 gathered at The Fifth Floor restaurant in downtown Youngstown on the evening of Tuesday, June 7, for the WYSU Membership Mixer. Once or twice a year, depending on the year, WYSU hosts a members-only party, to say thanks for supporting us.

  • Amazon gift with money

    Shop Amazon All Year and Support WYSU

    Everybody wins when you shop at Amazon via wysu.org.Visit Amazon through the WYSU website, make a purchase, and a portion of that purchase will benefit the station -- with no additional cost to you.  Simply start at wysu.org and click on support. That's where you will find the Amazon link.

  • The WYSU Smartphone App

    After several months of development and beta testing, WYSU is excited to announce the WYSU smartphone app is available for Apple IOS and Android.

  • YSU entrance.

    WYSU-FM Open Meeting Policy

    The Youngstown State University's Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board. The Board's general meetings and Institutional Engagement Committee Meetings address WYSU business. These meetings are open to the public.

    The WYSU Advisory Board meetings are also open to the public.

Top National News Stories

National Public Radio

  • Sports Minister George Hilton (top right) visits the Brazilian Doping Control Laboratory in Rio de Janeiro last month. The lab, which had been set to test samples from Olympic athletes in August, has been suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency.

    The Brazilian laboratory that was designated to conduct drug testing for the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro has been suspended by the World Anti-Doping Agency for not conforming to international standards.

    News of the suspension came in a statement issued in Montreal. The decision can be appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport within 21 days.

  • Dozens Burned During Tony Robbins Motivational Exercise

    They were hoping to conquer their fears by walking over a bed of hot coals. But instead, dozens of people participating in a Dallas event hosted by motivational speaker Tony Robbins were treated for burns. As a result of walking across coals, "a large number of these people sustained burn injuries...
  • Historic West Virginia Flash Floods Kill At Least 14 People

    Two days of flash flooding across West Virginia have killed at least 14 people and seriously damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes, according to the governor. The flooding caused by nine inches of rain "is among the worst in a century for some parts of the state," says Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin.

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Top Local News Stories

The Business Journal

  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Sports enthusiasts are again invited to test their knowledge against others in the second annual Mahoning Valley Sports Trivia Championship. This year’s event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. July 14 at The Lake Club in Poland Proceeds will benefit Potential Development Schools for...
  • CLEVELAND — The CEO of a Leavittsburg company was sentenced today to six months in prison and ordered to pay $160,000 in restitution to the Internal Revenue Service for failing to pay employment taxes that he withheld from his employees’ paychecks. Jonathan M. Lawrence, 58, pleaded guilty earlier...
  • CANFIELD, Ohio — The addition of a new product more than four years ago has enabled a local software company to expand its reach high into the cloud. Cloud computing, that is. Since NEO3 Business Software Solutions struck up a partnership with business software developer NetSuite nearly five years...

What You Need to Know

  • Support WYSU -- be an underwriter!

    Underwriting is the tax-deductible financial support of public radio by businesses, associations, and nonprofit organizations. This financial support is acknowledged on the air with announcements -- or spots --  which are 15 seconds in length and customized to the specific business or organization.

  • Local Interviews On WYSU

    Don't miss the new interview segment airing Wednesdays on 88.5 WYSU, and hosted by YSU English Department faculty member Tim Francisco.  Tim’s interviews air during the popular Morning Edition. He and his guests take a unique and penetrating look at a wide variety of local subjects, including educational, community and social issues.  Tim also features creative work by local thinkers, leaders and researchers, and he plans to include government and political issues that have broad community application. The segment airs each Wednesday at 5:45 and 7:45 a.m.


    WYSU provides a Community Calendar page as a public service. You can now enter your event directly on our website. Everyone is welcome to submit events to the calendar, though not everyone's submission will be published or announced on air. We specialize in fine and performing art events, large community events, and YSU events.