Christmas http://wesa.fm en Christmas Trees Lit at the State Capitol http://wesa.fm/post/christmas-trees-lit-state-capitol <p>The Christmas trees at the state Capitol have been lit and will be on display until early January.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /><br />First Lady Susan Corbett and members of the Pennsylvania National Guard pressed the button to turn on 800 energy-saving lights, but the cue came from two kids standing on either side of Governor Corbett.<br /> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 16:23:13 +0000 Mary Wilson 20930 at http://wesa.fm Christmas Trees Lit at the State Capitol Everlasting Holiday Television Classics with Joe Wos http://wesa.fm/post/everlasting-holiday-television-classics-joe-wos <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Charlie_Brown_Christmas"><em>A Charlie Brown Christmas</em></a>, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolph_the_Red-Nosed_Reindeer_%28TV_special%29"><em>Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer</em></a> and <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_the_Grinch_Stole_Christmas!"><em>How the Grinch Stole Christmas</em> </a>are holiday television staples.</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">They are aired every single year despite being filmed several decades ago. So why do they still endure?</span></span> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:29:06 +0000 Katie Martin 20814 at http://wesa.fm Everlasting Holiday Television Classics with Joe Wos Got Christmas Tree Questions? There's an App for That http://wesa.fm/post/got-christmas-tree-questions-theres-app <p>Heading out to Indiana (the Christmas tree Capitol of the World) to buy your tree this year? Need help finding one that’s right for your family? The new Doug Fir Christmas Tree Guide app is designed steer you toward the right one while also learning about biology of many tree species along with some trivia.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Christopher Hardy, a biology professor at Millersville University, created the app to help him better learn the history of many species of Christmas tree and what some were previously used for.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 08:30:00 +0000 Tim Camerato 19887 at http://wesa.fm Got Christmas Tree Questions? There's an App for That