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WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In October, we stopped at the Old Gregg School in the Penns Valley town of Spring Mills. Curt Bierly and his son Stan talk about the family business, Stanley C. Bierly, in Millheim.
Across the country, budget cuts continue to cripple libraries. For WPSU, Melissa Bierly reports on one Central Pennsylvania community’s effort to keep their library open.
WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In October, we stopped at the Old Gregg School in the Penns Valley town of Spring Mills. Longtime friends Pauline Zerby and Jerelene Reish talk about growing up in Millheim.
We remember Col. Gerald Russell, a decorated Marine commander and devoted community volunteer. He died February 24, 2014, at age 97. We share our last interview with him from May, 2007. Plus, historian Jeffry Wert on the significance of Abraham Lincoln’s second inaugural address, which he delivered 149 years ago this week. Some say it’s his…
Universities are testing the boundaries of online education with MOOCs, or Massively Open Online Courses. The courses are free and open to anyone and everyone who wants to take part. WPSU’s Emily Reddy takes a look at a Penn State MOOC that’s just wrapping up, about a year after the university first decided to try out…
The butterflies in my stomach as the wheels leave the ground, the soothing hum of the engine, and the rush of flying through a cloud—these are my favorite sensations. For every year of my life, I have a picture of me with a plane: from sitting on my father’s lap in the cockpit as a baby…
WPSU is traveling to towns across central and northern Pennsylvania to collect oral history recordings. In October we stopped in the Penns Valley town of Spring Mills. Don and Peggy Myers talk about the bicentennial celebration in Spring Mills in 1976 and about Don’s memories of growing up on his family farm.
Today marks 149 years since Abraham Lincoln delivered his second inaugural address, just over a month before the end of the Civil War. WPSU's Kate Lao Shaffner talks with historian, author, and Centre Hall native Jeffry Wert about why the speech has lasting significance.