• 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Lisa Simeone, host of "The World of Opera"

    More Music Added to Evenings on 88.5 WYSU!

    In July, WYSU is adding more music to the evening schedule – both classical and jazz! 

     

  • Pastor Gayle Catinella of St. John's Episcopal Church, Youngstown

    Pastor of St. John's Church Shares Views on Building Community

    Pastor Gayle Catinella of St. John's Episcopal Church in Youngstown is a loyal and passionate supporter of 88.5 WYSU.  She is even more passionate about building community and living without fear.

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  • John F. Schrank shot at President Theodore Roosevelt in 1912 and was sentenced to live in mental institution in 1914.

    A judge granted John Hinckley Jr. his freedom this week, 35 years after Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan.

    His release from a mental hospital comes with a handful of limitations: Hinckley will live with his elderly mother in Williamsburg, Va., he cannot contact his victims, their relatives or the actress he was obsessed with at the time of the shooting, Jodie Foster.

  • Kaine En Español: Pandering Or A Symbol Of Understanding For Latinos?

    Hilda Solis, former U.S. labor secretary, took the stage at a meeting of the Hispanic caucus in Philadelphia this week and immediately launched into Spanish. Solis, who is the first Latina to have served in a cabinet position, issued a ringing endorsement of the vice presidential candidate on the...
  • Trump Calls On Russia To Hack Into Clinton's Emails

    Donald Trump urged Russian agents to "find" his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's emails and release them, an unprecedented move by a candidate for president encouraging such a foreign breach. "Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing," the GOP...

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The Business Journal

  • In November of 1987, U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant officially filed papers seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for president. Traficant, the outspoken, bombastic congressman from the Mahoning Valley often challenged U.S. foreign policy objectives during the waning days of the Cold War....
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A recently concluded study to determine the feasibility for an additive manufacturing cluster will be discussed Aug. 2 at America Makes. Results of the study, supported by the Fund for Our Economic Future, an alliance of funders dedicated to advancing economic growth and...
     
  • YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – A recently concluded study to determine the feasibility for an additive manufacturing cluster will be discussed Aug. 2 at America Makes. Results of the study, supported by the Fund for Our Economic Future, an alliance of funders dedicated to advancing economic growth and...
     

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's COMMUNITY CALENDAR IS FOR 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.