VIA Radio Programs

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.


Celebrate Wilkes-Barre's 250th Birthday

Posted by Larry Vojtko on

They’re throwing a party to commemorate this milestone.

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New Podcast Takes A Look At The History of The Electric City

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Glynis Johns and E.J. Murphy travel back to a time when Scranton was first illuminated.

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Remedying The Things You Let Slide During Summer Vacation

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Dr Laura Leonard shares advice for parents for ensuring their children are healthy this back-to-school season.

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Take A Time and Space Journey With This Turkish Cypriot Jazz Fusion Guitarist

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George Graham reviews Nibiru, the latest from Okan Ersan

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Advocating for Neglected and Abused Children in Luzerne County

Posted by Erika Funke on

CASA is a national organization that builds networks of volunteers to represent the best interest of abused and neglected children.

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Get The Inside Pitch on the Greatest Feel-Good Event of the Little League World Series

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The Challenger Division Exhibition Game will air 10:30am Saturday on VIA TV

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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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