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WPSU and the Tyrone Community Kick Off “Our Town: Tyrone”

Posted on August 19, 2014

WPSU is seeking stories about Tyrone and the surrounding areas! The “Our Town” television series highlights stories from your friends and neighbors and you can be a part of the community project! We need stories about the people, places and, happenings in your area and you to help tell them. Join us for the community meeting on Thursday, September 18 at 6:30PM at the Tyrone-Snyder Public Library, 1000 Pennsylvania Ave.

At the community meeting, we’ll talk about story ideas and get everyone to commit to being a part of the project. We’ll also talk about how to become involved by capturing video & photos about your hometown for the project.

Join your friends and neighbors to plan the project with WPSU. No experience is required, just enthusiasm! We’re looking for stories from longtime residents and stories from those who recently joined the community.

You’ll see these stories come to life on the big screen during the broadcast premiere of “Our Town: Tyrone” this December on WPSU-TV and wpsu.org.

Our Town: Smethport Stories Coming Together in the Edit Room!

Posted on August 18, 2014

Stories about the McKean Co. Historical Society, Christian Community Services Food Bank, Mansion District, Mom & Pop Shop, “Don the Poem Man,” and much more were shared during the recent production day for “Our Town: Smethport.” You’ll see these stories and MORE come to life on screen during the broadcast premiere on WPSU-TV (PBS) and online at wpsu.org on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 8PM.

We’re currently working in the edit room to put all the AMAZING footage together that the volunteer storytellers and videographers captured to help tell the story about your hometown. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of “SMETHPORT NIGHT” on WPSU…Mark your calendars for Thursday, Oct. 16 at 8PM and tell everyone you know to tune in too!

Our Town: Windber Premiering Soon on WPSU TV & Online!

Posted on August 18, 2014

Stories told by your friends and neighbors will be broadcast live on Thursday, September 4th at 8PM on WPSU (PBS) and online at wpsu.org/live. Don’t miss your opportunity to hear residents of this friendly community take you on a tour of their hometown. You’ll visit the Windber Area Museum, D’Arc’s Pizza, learn about J-Town Roller Girls, Youth Football, the Centennial of Windber Football and so much more!

These stories were told by volunteers from the Windber community. They spent weeks capturing video footage and collecting photos to help showcase their story topics. This unique program is a look at Windber through the eyes of its residents.

Thursday, September 4th is Windber night on WPSU. Tell everyone you know to tune in!

Curious George at the Altoona Curve

Posted on July 14, 2014

On Tuesday, July 29 join WPSU and everyone’s favorite little monkey Curious George at the Altoona Curve for a night of family fun and baseball as the Curve takes on the Erie Sea Wolves.

The first 350 kids through the gates will receive a Curious George book courtesy of the Altoona Curve and WPSU-TV!

Gates open at 6 p.m. See you there! | Buy Tickets

Join the ‘Cat in the Hat’ for a day of Science Exploration

Posted on June 27, 2014

Join us for a day of fun and science exploration with Penn State Science U at the 2014 Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts.

Visit the WPSU tent and meet the Cat in the Hat, participate in fun activities and receive give aways.

Wednesday, July 9 from 10am-3pm

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