WPSU TV is the Central Pennsylvania Public Radio and TV Station based out of State College and has a viewing area of 29 PA counties. Each year WPSU films, directs and produces a show called Our Town which "highlights the heritage and spirit of our local communities as told by the local citizens themselves."
SMA Teen Camp Director Jud Millar was recently interviewed by WPSU and will be one of the Raystown Lake community members featured on the show. Here are the details of how to watch the show on TV or Online:
When: Thursday, September 8th at 8pm
What: Our Town Raystown Lake
How to Watch: www.live.wpsu.org or tune into WPSU TV
This will be the 109th episode our Our Town. In this episode, community volunteers from the Raystown Region have come together to share their stories. According to WPSU "Raystown's history unfolds as community members share stories of the old and new lakes. Hear locals tell tales of the Juniata River and fun activities on the lake.
WPSU first aired the show Our Town in 1996. Since then the show has focused on Altoona, Bedford, Bellefonte, Bradford, Brockway, Brookville, Clarion, Clearfield, Coudersport, Cresson, DuBois, Ebensburg, Emporium, Everett, Holidaysburg, Indiana, Jersey Shore, Johnstown, Kane, Lewistown, Lock Haven, Martinsburg, Philipsburg, Port Allegany, Punxsutawney, Ridgeway, Roaring Springs Smethport, Somerset, St. Marys, State College, Tyrone, Warren, Wellsville, Williamsport and Windber.
The format of the show has changed and evolved over the years since 1996. In the early days our Our Town local community members were not only featured but did all the filming as well. WPSU professionals now do all the in interview filming while much of the other content is provided by the volunteers. While there has been an Our Town Huntingdon this will be the first Our Town Raystown Lake.
Check out the show Our Town Huntingdon produced in 1997: