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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.


Voters in 35 Counties to Use New Voting Machines Nov. 5

Posted by Emily Previti | WITF on

About half of Pennsylvania counties will launch new voting systems next month.

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A Dash of Color and Hues of Discovery in Honesdale

Posted by Lisa Mazzarella on

Join Lisa Mazzarella for a visit to the Bodhi Tree Art Studio

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Enrollment At State-Owned Universities Declines For 9th Straight Year

Posted by Sarah Schneider | WESA on

State system leaders are hesitant to attribute the decline to any one reason.

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Local Students are Taking Civics Study to a New Level

Posted by Larry Vojtko on

Area high school students participate and excel in a statewide initiative called "Draw the Lines PA" which educates citizens on the the subject of redistricting by challenging them to draw their on congressional maps

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One of PA’s Prison Units is About to Go Scandinavian

Posted by Katie Meyer | WITF on

Pennsylvania’s prison system is launching a pilot program to test alternate corrections techniques — and they’re looking to Nordic countries for inspiration.

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Pumpkin Problems Plague Pennsylvania, Other States

Posted by Kathleen Davis | WESA on

Heavy rains this summer have lowered yields for Pennsylvania's pumpkin farmers.

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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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