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WYSU is Going on an Alaskan Cruise!

WYSU's next station-sponsored tour takes us to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, and if you know anything about our tour groups, you'll want to be with us!

Departing July 15th, 2015, we’ll spend several days exploring Seattle before embarking on a 7-day cruise aboard the Royal Caribbean Celestial Solstice to explore the Alaskan panhandle.

First Night Youngstown 2015

WYSU is proud to once again be a Media Sponsor for the First Night Youngstown 2015 Celebration on Wednesday, December 31st from 4pm until Midnight. This event will include family and children's activities, live theatrical and musical entertainment, and two fireworks shows at 9pm and Midnight, with a ball drop at Covelli Center.

Information about admission, event locations, and event schedules are available at the First Night Youngstown website.

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. 

Get a $75 Discount on our Alaskan Tour

Go Ahead Tours of Boston – along with everyone else, it seems – is getting an early start on their Black Friday special, offering a $75 discount for anyone who registers for next year’s Alaska excursion in July – plus the chance to win your entire trip for free!

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.  

Canton Symphony Spotlights In-house Talent

The Canton Symphony will present Orchestra Spotlight on Sunday, November 2, with a concert featuring it's own talented members and solo performances on classical favorites. The program begins at 7:30 p.m. and includes works by Vivaldi, Bach, Mozart, and Ginastera. All Canton Symphony Concerts are held at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th Street NW -- its home in Canton, Ohio. More information about this concert and the entire CSO season can be found here.

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