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FILE - Signs are taped to the entrance of a recently closed Rite Aid store in the Brooklyn borough of New York on Friday, Feb. 9, 2024. A similar sign hangs on the door of the "Moshannon Valley Pharmacy" in Snow Shoe, telling patients their prescriptions have been moved to the CVS in Bellefonte. That pharmacy closed in 2020.
Peter Morgan
As pharmacies close across the state, Penn State researchers are working to inform rural communities about the potential impacts of these closures. The study is based on a small borough that lost its only pharmacy and primary health care facility in 2020.
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Thursday, February 22, 8:00 p.m. on WPSU-TV & WPSU-FM. Join us as two economic experts discuss how the economy may pan out over the next year.

Friday, February 23, 11:00 a.m. & Monday, February 26, 8:00 p.m. on WPSU-FM: Hear works by by William Grant Still, Florence Price, Chevalier de Saint-Georges and other Black classical composers. Hosted by Delia Dolor with guest Lee Pringle, founder of the Colour of Music Festival in Charleston, South Carolina.
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Students in kindergarten through 12th grade are invited to submit original poetry to WPSU. Winners will be read on WPSU-FM. Click below for contest rules.
Stay informed throughout your day with WPSU’s mobile app. It’s newly redesigned with CarPlay and gives you easy access to local news, videos and more. Download here.
The sounds and stories of birds are part of every morning on WPSU-FM, seven days a week, on BirdNote, a sound-rich 2 minute program exploring the unique lives, habitats and challenges of birds. You can hear BirdNote Monday through Friday at 5:19 a.m. and 6:42 a.m.; and on Saturday and Sunday at 6:04 a.m. and 9:04 a.m.
Your host for Poetry Moment is Marjorie Maddox of Williamsport, professor of English and creative writing at the Lock Haven campus of Commonwealth University. Every Monday, she'll introduce and read a poem from a contemporary Pennsylvania poet. Listen Monday mornings at 7:45 and Monday afternoons at 4:44.
The Local Groove features music written and recorded by musicians with roots in central and northern Pennsylvania. The show features many genres: rock, blues, jazz and more. If you're from the area and you’d like WPSU to consider your recordings for the show, submit your music online today at
Find out what's happening in Central & Northern PA on WPSU's Community Calendar! Submit your group's event at least 2 weeks in advance, and you might hear it announced on WPSU-FM.