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Keystone Edition

Listen Sundays at 7:30a and 4:30p on VIA Radio

VIA connects you to your neighborhood and to the world. Each Sunday we explore our region as we introduce you to the people and places that make this part of Pennsylvania unique. From artists, to business leaders, to politicians, to your neighbors who have fascinating and sometimes surprising stories to tell.

Keystone Edition is hosted by VIA Radio's Paul Lazar. Each episode features segments on a variety of topics produced by Paul Lazar, Lisa Mazzarella, Erika Funke, Larry Vojtko, George Graham, Fiona Powell and Chris Norton. Segements are available for on-demand listening here on our website.


Conservative Think Tank Says Earmarks in PA up 21 Million Dollars This Year

Posted by Katie Meyer | WITF on

The Commonwealth Foundation has tracked down 61 million dollars in earmarks—up significantly from 35 million last year.

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Delaware Highlands Conservancy Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Posted by Lisa Mazzarella on

Environmental hikes, eagle watches and a genuine appreciation of all nature provides; the Delaware Highlands Conservancy soars on the success of 25 years.

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Out Of This World Opportunities In Our Area During the "Summer of Space"

Posted by Chris Norton on

There are many special events around our region celebrating this 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

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PA Auditor General Says PA High School Standardized Test A Waste of Taxpayer Money

Posted by Naomi Brauner | Keystone Crossroads on

Pennsylvania’s auditor general is urging the state to get rid of its high school standardized test.

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PA to add Anxiety Disorder & Tourette Syndrome to List of Qualifying Conditions For Medical Marijuana

Posted by WITF / Transforming Health on

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is adding anxiety disorder and Tourette syndrome to the list of qualifying medical conditions for people to get medical marijuana.

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PennDOT Adopt-A-Highway Program Celebrates 30 Years

Last Updated by Paul Lazar on

The Adopt-A-Highway program saves PennDOT close to 5 million dollars a year

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Meet the Team

Paul Lazar

Paul LazarEvening news anchor, reporter, and producer of Music From St. Stephen's and other programs, Paul Lazar is the Radio Production Coordinator at WVIA-FM. 

Paul got his start in radio at Rock 107. In 2008, he had the opportunity to produce a Christmas program for WVIA with special guest Chevy Chase. In 2009, he won a Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters award for his news feature, "World War II Stories," that featured interviews with World War II veterans at the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C. 

He's worked at the Times Leader, and also worked as a stringer at the Scranton Times covering high school football. 

Paul is a 2001 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University, where he received his B.A. in Journalism.



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