Lehigh Valley Discourse

Discussing Homeless Youth on LV Discourse

Aug 9, 2018

Homeless youth in the Lehigh Valley is John Pearce's topic.  John's two guests help youth caught in this situation.  Dr. Patricia McGarry and Lisa Weingartner have worked with youth over many years and are senior vice-presidents at Valley Youth House.  They find homeless youth, help them with their studies and life skills, and point young people toward a better future. 

(Original air-date: 07/26/18) 

Sally Handlon looks at efforts to provide hunger assistance in the Lehigh Valley including Plant a Row, a grassroots effort addressing the food needs of Lehigh Valley residents experiencing hunger or at risk of experiencing hunger, as well as the Lehigh Valley Food Policy Council which promotes policies and action towards a local food system that benefits the community.

Bernie O'Hare and Mike Molovinsky on LV Discourse

Jul 17, 2018

Alan Jennings has returned to hosting a monthly edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse on WDIY.  His guests for this program are Lehigh Valley bloggers Bernie O’Hare of Lehigh Valley Ramblings and Mike Molovinsky of Molovinsky on Allentown.

(Original air-date 7/12/18) 

Dr. Kamran Afshar presents the results of the Kamran Afshar-Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce quarterly survey of Lehigh Valley businesses

Host John Pearce welcomes guests Ashleigh Strange (who hosts All Things Considered on WDIY on Thursdays), Ben Worsham, and Mike Quashne who are active in the Lehigh Valley area's Civil Air Patrol.

Sponsored by the US Air Force, volunteers perform homeland security, disaster relief and counter-drug missions. Its focus is to promote leadership and citizenship.

(Original air-date: 4/27/17)

As an annual tradition, Cedar Crest College President Carmen Twillie Ambar will join community host Sally Handlon sharing the recent accomplishments and future plans of the college including the 150th anniversary events in 2017.  

 The new strategic plan has been approved and the shovels are poised to expand the college footprint. Tune in and learn about all the excitement on campus! 

You may have heard of Doctors Without Borders, but the topic of this edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse is a newer humanitarian organization with a presence in the Lehigh Valley called Engineers Without Borders. The organization partners with communities in developing nations and implements sustainable engineering solutions.   

IronPigs Celebrate 10th Anniversary on LV Discourse

Mar 24, 2017

With opening day just two weeks away, host Steve Aaronson welcomes the voice of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Matt Provence, and Sales Manager Peter Kandianis

2017 is the 10th Anniversary Season for the team, with lots of special events and activities.  Steve and his guests discuss all of that, as well as the on-field possibilities for the 'Pigs in 2017.

(Original air-date: 3/23/17)

Monocacy Chapter of Trout Unlimited on LV Discourse

Mar 10, 2017

Host Steve Aaronson welcomes guests from the Monocacy Chapter of Trout Unlimited

The topics are fly fishing and conservation -- and the Fly Fishing Film Tour that is coming to Steel Stacks on March 28th and 29th.

(Original air-date: 3/9/17)

Mike Gausling on Lessons with Leaders

Mar 3, 2017

Lessons with Leaders is a new quarterly feature of Lehigh Valley Discourse hosted by Laurie Siebert which will spotlight business and community leaders in their fields throughout the Lehigh Valley. The goal for the program is to be a reflection of how leaders are inspired, driven, supported, and ultimately successful. Lessons with Leaders will share with our community, our guest's dreams, setbacks and successes, as well as the hard work it took to accomplish their dream, their vision.

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