• Paula Poundstone and Ashley, a WYSU student employee

    Paula keeps Youngstown laughing for 2 hours

    Nearly 600 people came out on a frigid night in Youngstown to hear Paula Poundstone perform at the DeYor Performing Arts Center -- and talk about her kids, her quirks, and the random audience member.  

  • Paula Poundstone

    Paula Poundstone talks with Tricia Perry

    You don't have to wait until February 27 to hear a bit about what's on Paula Poundstone's mind these days. February 27 is when she is making an appearance at the DeYor in Youngstown, but last week she took time out of her afternoon to talk to Tricia Perry. You can hear Tricia’s entire interview with Paula right here.

  • YSU entrance.

    YSU Board of Trustees Meeting

    The YSU Board of Trustees Institutional Engagement Committee meeting will be held on Thursday, February 19th at 4:00pm , in the Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. This is the YSU Board of Trustees committee that addresses WYSU business.

  • Gina Marinelli, of "Doing Good," with Ballet Western Reserve's Stas Kmiec

    Expanded Time for "Doing Good" is a Success

    WYSU's local interview segment Doing Good airs on 88.5 WYSU on Tuesdays at 5:45 and 7:45 am.


    Changes to Morning Program Schedule!

    You have probably noticed, there have been some changes to the Morning Edition schedule that affect when you will hear some of your favorite local inserts, such as regional news headlines, the "Writer's Almanac," and Gina Marinelli's "Doing Good."

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National Public Radio

  • People With Low Incomes Say They Pay A Price In Poor Health

    When you ask people what impacts health you'll get a lot of different answers: Access to good health care and preventative services, personal behavior, exposure to germs or pollution and stress. But if you dig a little deeper you'll find a clear dividing line, and it boils down to one word: money.
  • Poll Finds Factors Large And Small Shape People's Health

    We often think of health as a trip to the doctor or a prescription to treat or prevent diseases. Or maybe it's an operation to fix something that's gone wrong. But a new poll by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health reveals that Americans perceive...

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The Business Journal

  • CORTLAND, Ohio — The awards and rankings just keep coming for Cortland. After being named the best place in the state to retire by SmartAsset.com, Cortland was named the 39th-safest city in the state and the safest in Trumbull County by ValuePenguin, Mayor Curt Moll announced at Good Morning,...
  • AUSTINTOWN, Ohio — Members of Teamsters Local 377 learned Thursday that when they twice reject what Giant Eagle Inc. terms its “final offer,” it means business. So much so, in fact, Giant Eagle plans to close its Tarmarkin Co. warehouse and distribution center at 375 Victoria Road in May, and...

What You Need to Know

  • YSU Dates You Need to Know this Spring

    Youngstown State University's spring break begins March 9.  Classes end  Find all dates and deadlines for the coming YSU semester on the YSU website

  • Amazon support and WYSU -- it is not just for the holidays!

    You can support WYSU all year long by shopping at Amazon. When you go to Amazon through the WYSU website, a portion of any purchase you make will benefit the station -- with no additional cost to you!  Simply start at wysu.org and click on Support, where you will find the Amazon link. Make your purchases, and part of what you spend will be directed toward WYSU, as long as you found Amazon through wysu.org.

    It is a Win-Win!  You get what you want, and we benefit from your support.  Thank you!


    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.