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Ballet Western reserve presents "A Youngstown Nutcracker" on Dec. 6

WYSU is proud to be a media sponsor of BWR's "A Youngstown Nutcracker"  -- the holiday classic we know and love, updated and expanded thanks to the vision of Stas Kmiec, BWR’s Artistic Director. Kmiec directed and choreographed the full length ballet incorporating traditional music with new arrangements.

WYSU Airs Special Programming on Thanksgiving Day

If you are staying in Northeast Ohio or Western PA on Thanksgiving Day, remember to tune in to 88.5 WYSU for our special programming! 

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."

NPR recently revamped their program schedule, forcing some local changes on our end. 

Shop Amazon for the holidays and support WYSU!

You can support WYSU this holiday season, and 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. 

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

Remembering Car Talk's Tom Magliozzi

Tom Magliozzi, one of the hosts of Car Talk, passed away Monday, November 3, due to complications of Alzheimer's Disease.

This weekend, Car Talk will air a tribute version of the show in which Ray will share the news with listeners and remember some of Tom's most spectacular moments. There is also a remembrance at CarTalk.com.

After this weekend, the show will be titled The Best of Car Talk.

Listen to some of our favorite Tom moments:

WYSU Ashtabula frequency has changed to 88.1 MHz

As of November 12, 2014, WYSU has relocated transmissions in Ashtabula, Ohio, to 88.1 MHz, to be known as W201DP.  

Board of Trustees Meeting

The YSU Board of Trustees general meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 24th at 3:00pm, in Trustees Meeting Room in Tod Hall on the YSU campus. The YSU Board of Trustees is WYSU-FM's supervisory board and WYSU business could be addressed at this meeting. The meeting is open to the public.

President Tressel on WYSU's "Looking Out" Friday, Sept. 19th

WYSU's "Looking Out" has kicked off the Fall Schedule of new programming with some great guests -- including YSU President Jim Tressel.  "Looking Out" host Dr. George McCloud talks with Tressel on a variety of topics of concern to the University. The segment will air this Friday, September 19, at 7:30 p.m. on 88.5 WYSU.  "Looking Out" is a forum where community leaders discuss issues that affect all of us -- from global concerns to issues here in our community. You can find "Looking Out" archived here.

An Evening with Maurice LoMonaco September 21

Maurice LoMonaco, a classically influenced Sicilian singer/songwriter, will perform a concert Sunday, September 21, at the DeYor Performing Arts Center in downtown Youngstown. The concert is sponsored by the Italian Scholarship League and will start at 6:30 p.m. in the Ford Family Recital Hall. 

Submit Your Event on the Community Calendar

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.

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