Welcome to Nanty Glo
The support last night for the broadcast premiere of “Our Town: Nanty Glo” was amazing! Everyone in the studio said they were so proud to be a part of the project and that they were so proud to be a part of the community. The excitement from the community was felt from the moment the program began and we’ve received 323 contributions in support of the program.
Now that we’ve interviewed 30 members of the Blacklick Valley area community with some great stories about local history, events, and places, it’s time to put it all together! We will spend the next several weeks in the edit room with the video footage and photos provided by our corps of volunteer storytellers. Their video and photos along with everything they told us on Saturday, March 24 during the interviews will combine to tell the “Our Town: Nanty Glo” story. And you can see how it all turned out when we premiere the program on WPSU-TV Thursday, May 24 at 8 p.m. Out-of-town friends can watch the live premiere online at wpsu.org.
Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the “Our Town: Nanty Glo” program on public television! WPSU will be capturing stories told by your friends and neighbors when we conduct interviews on Saturday, March 24 at the soon-to-be Liberty Café on Roberts Street in Nanty Glo. Call 814-863-6634 today to make sure you have an opportunity to tell your story in this program all about your hometown!
With about 20 members of the Nanty Glo community in attendance at yesterday’s meeting, Jessica and I are thrilled to begin working on the 65th episode of “Our Town.” We heard some amazing story ideas—-many about the rich history and culture, but also about the revitalization efforts currently underway and the great work of local service organizations. With so many folks in attendance at our kick-off meeting, it’s clear to see this is a community that cares about its town and its neighbors! We cannot wait to learn more.
Jessica Peters and I have begun making contacts with people in Nanty Glo, PA as we prepare to kick off the 65th episode of the series. We’ll be traveling to the area this week to start planning some of the details of the project with some community leaders and we can sense some enthusiasm around the program. We’ll be announcing community-wide events and meetings very soon, so stay tuned for that info. This project is all about bringing the residents of the area together and we want everyone to know they’re invited to participate in the project.
Tuesday, March 13 at 6:30pm
Nanty Glo Volunteer Fire Co.
870 Chestnut Street
Nanty Glo, PA 15943
Saturday, March 24
“Soon-to-Be” Liberty Cafe
929 Roberts Street
Nanty Glo, PA 15943
Thursday, May 24 at 8:00pm