Marnie Schleicher http://wesa.fm en Mapping Pennsylvania's Historic Roller Coasters http://wesa.fm/post/mapping-pennsylvanias-historic-roller-coasters <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Dorney Park, Hershey Park, Dutch Wonderland, </span>Lakemont<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Park, </span>Idlewild<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, </span>Kennywood<span style="line-height: 1.5;">... Pennsylvania has some of the most historic amusement parks, and roller coasters in the country. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As amusement parks start coming to life for the season, David </span>Witoslawski,<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> a </span>McKeesport<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> substitute school teacher and author of the book, </span><em><a href="http://greatpennsylvaniaparks.blogspot.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Great Pennsylvania Amusement Parks Road Trip</a></em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, gave us a guide to the state’s classic coasters and parks. The book is available in black and white as a paperback and in full color as an </span><strong><a href="http://www.amazon.com/Great-Pennsylvania-Amusement-Parks-Road-ebook/dp/B00IUNS2IQ/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1398964395&amp;sr=8-2&amp;keywords=Great+Pennsylvania+Amusement+Parks+Road+Trip" style="line-height: 1.5;">e-book</a></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"I love the matter of community spirit when it comes to going to amusement parks,"&nbsp;Witoslawski&nbsp;said, "You go there and people just forget about all their problems in the world."</span></p><p> Thu, 01 May 2014 20:34:49 +0000 Marnie Schleicher 28524 at http://wesa.fm Mapping Pennsylvania's Historic Roller Coasters Trending on the 412 Blog and What You Need To Know About Ride-Sharing http://wesa.fm/post/trending-412-blog-and-what-you-need-know-about-ride-sharing <p></p> Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:42:31 +0000 Marnie Schleicher & Marina Weis 26258 at http://wesa.fm Trending on the 412 Blog and What You Need To Know About Ride-Sharing A New Intern's Guide to Professional Wear http://wesa.fm/post/new-interns-guide-professional-wear <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-7758586d-d969-e991-c9a2-a2ff305db663"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">With the spring semester underway, many Pittsburgh college students are involved with internships. The transition from a closet full of T-shirts and yoga pants can be a hard one, so here are a few tips to start putting together a professional wardrobe.</span></span></p><p></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:55:22 +0000 Marnie Schleicher 23481 at http://wesa.fm A New Intern's Guide to Professional Wear Steel City Codefest Shows the Potential for Open Data http://wesa.fm/post/steel-city-codefest-shows-potential-open-data <p>Pittsburgh's second <a href="http://www.steelcitycodefest.org/">Steel City Codefest</a>&nbsp;is almost here. The second annual 24-hour technology competition&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">aims to create relevant and useful apps for the Pittsburgh area. </span></p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 20:34:14 +0000 Marnie Schleicher 23785 at http://wesa.fm Steel City Codefest Shows the Potential for Open Data Stream It! Music to Make You Move in 2014 http://wesa.fm/post/stream-it-music-make-you-move-2014 <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px none; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia,Times,serif; line-height: 22px;">The first month of 2014 is almost over, how's your fitness resolution going?</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px none; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia,Times,serif; line-height: 22px;">The New Years' season craziness at the gym should be thinning out, now's the time to really stick with that routine.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px none; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia,Times,serif; line-height: 22px;">Cindy Howes, host of the <a href="http://www.wyep.org/morning-mix"><em>Morning Mix</em></a> at 91.3 WYEP and program director Kyle Smith have helped compile a playlist with some of their favorite songs from 2013 to keep you moving as the year progresses. Follow it and stream it anywhere. Wed, 22 Jan 2014 04:58:09 +0000 Heather McClain & Marnie Schleicher 23122 at http://wesa.fm Stream It! Music to Make You Move in 2014