"Watts" Happening at WCNS
- Pirates Baseball! Follow the Pirates on 1480 WCNS
all season long,
and listen for your chance to win in the "Chick Fil-A Challenge!"
The Pirates swept the Rockies over the weekend! They host the Dodgers
for three games starting Monday evening; pre-game coverage begins at 6:40pm.
Click here for the
- The 1480 WCNS Summer Fun Giveaway! Listen weekdays for your
chance to win a pair of tickets that can be used at Idlewild and Soakzone;
or, at Kennywood Park; or, at Sandcastle! THIS IS THE LAST WEEK FOR
YOUR CHANCE TO WIN. . .
- The Westmoreland Fair is coming! From August 15 to August
23, the Westmoreland Fair will be "Treasuring 60 Years of Memories."
And, this year, 1480 WCNS is sponsoring Senior Day
(along wtih UPMC for Life). Admission to the park on
Wednesday, August 20 is just $3.00 for
those age 55 and over. See the full schedule for Senior Day by
- The Latrobe Farmers' Market presented by 1480 WCNS! Summer is here and the harvest
abounds. . . at the Latrobe Farmers' Market! Held each Tuesday
from noon until 4pm through mid-October at the Legion Keener Park. The Park
is on Chestnut Street at Irving Street, just west of downtown. The Latrobe
Farmers Market presented by 1480 WCNS is sponsored by the
- 1480 WCNS is once again the top local radio newscast in the state!
Pennsylvania Association of
Broadcasters recently honored WCNS with the 2014 "Outstanding Local
Radio Newscast" award. It's the second straight year WCNS has won the
distinction. WCNS' entry this year included coverage of last summer's
dramatic standoff along Lloyd Avenue, as well as the passing of legendary
Greater Latrobe Football Coach Chuck Findley in December.
- Good Morning Greater Latrobe.
Join 1480 WCNS the first Friday
of every month for some good news about the Latrobe Area community and
businesses. Presented by the Greater Latrobe Chamber of Commerce and
hosted by Executive Director David Martin.
- New Talk Block Programs! Join Chad Amond from the
Westmoreland Chamber of Commerce the second Saturday of every month at 9AM
for the Westmoreland Chamber Business Journal! Also, join Louise Tilzey-Bates from Westmoreland Heritage for "Heritage
Happenings" every third Saturday of the month at 9AM.
- THE TOM BALYA PROGRAM ON THE TALK BLOCK!
Retired Westmoreland County Commissioner Tom Balya brings his many years of
political, governmental and community service to the radio. Tune in 10
am each Saturday and Tom will keep you well-informed about the people,
issues and news that are impacting our lives.
our Talk Block page for the
Saturday morning schedule.
- Sunday Church Services! You can
now listen to your favorite church services online! Visit our
Sunday Church Services page for
the archive links to our four weekly services!
Survey: Radio is the Dominant Listening Platform!
Radio, despite competition from digital music services, is still the dominant platform for listening to music, news and talk, research by MediaVest and Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has found. People turn to traditional radio more frequently than other platforms, with more than 50% of people in the U.S. tuning in every day, according to the report. "New outlets are not coming at a cost to traditional forms of consumption," said Clear Channel's Radha Subramanyam.
"Now you have more opportunities to consume content and the overall pie has
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