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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.


Experts: Stop Blaming Mental Illness for Mass Shootings

Posted by Transforming Heath | WITF on

After mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, President Donald Trump is calling for reforming mental health laws, including involuntary confinement. Mental health experts say it's the wrong focus.

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PA Democrats Have Fundraising Advantage Over Republicans

Last Updated by PA Post | WITF on

PA's congressional delegation is already fundraising for the next election cycle or two. So far, Democrats have a fundraising advantage.

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Survey: Differences, Similarities Among PA Democratic Voters

Posted by WITF on

A new survey shows both unity and divisions among PA's registered democratic voters according to the latest Franklin & Marshall College Poll

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Area museum focuses on the early history of baseball in NEPA

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The Dorflinger factory museum in White Mills is hosting a special exhibit titled “The Boys of Summer,” focusing on the early history of baseball in NEPA.

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EPA Aims to Weaken Coal-Ash Rules

Posted by Andrea Sears on

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants to roll back coal-ash regulations put in place four years ago to protect public health and the environment.

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Floating Classrooms on the Susquehanna River

Posted by Lisa Mazzarella on

Keeping current on the Susquehanna river from the decks of a floating classroom

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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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