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Host Michael Drabenstott dives into the latest dessert craze with Sean Darby, co-owner of Khanisa's Pudding in Easton. Sean shares how it all started with his wife Khanisa and a banana pudding recipe plus the risks and rewards of starting a small business before and during the pandemic.

Host Michael Drabenstott speaks with Kim Kmetz, Main Street Manager of the Easton Main Street Initiative who shares an update on the Easton food scene with the initiatives that have helped area small businesses through the pandemic, and upcoming programs and events to check out and support.

Host John Pearce sits down with Dr. Rebecca Price Janney, a prolific novelist who creates stories based on history. She shares her fourth book in her Easton series, Easton at the Crossroads, which tells parallel stories of Northampton County during the time of the U.S. Revolutionary War and a present-day history professor.

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Host Michael Drabenstott welcomes Jonathan Davis, co-owner of Pearly Baker’s Alehouse, which has been a restuarant fixture in downtown Easton since 1994.

Easton Businesses Navigate Green Phase

Jul 29, 2020
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The Greater Easton Development Partnership Executive Director Jared Mast  joins WDIY's James Johnson for an update on Easton area businesses navigating the Green Phase of Pennsylvania's economic reopening, the recent purchase of Easton Hospital by St. Luke's Health Network, and new initiatives to boost local business.

Rev. Dr. Larry Pickens & Sally Handlon | LV Discourse

Jul 27, 2020

James Johnson welcomes Rev. Dr. Larry Pickens and Sally Handlon to Lehigh Valley Discourse. Rev. Pickens shares his journey with faith, his experience with systemic racism, and his perception on the recent social movements for justice and equality.  Sally Handlon brings to WDIY her personal stories on health, wellness, and diet with her first published book: Your Journey to Aging Well - Drink, Move, Eat, Sleep.


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Several hundred demonstrators gathered at events across the Lehigh Valley over the weekend to protest the police brutality death of George Floyd. Look through pictures from the Easton demonstration and listen to WDIY's James Johnson's report.

'Support Easton' Campaign Aims to Help Local Businesses

Apr 14, 2020
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James Johnson talks remotely with Jared Mast, Executive Director of the Greater Easton Development Partnership, about the "Support Easton" campaign, which offers resources and donation sites to help consumers, employees, and business owners alike. 

Aman's Artisan Indian Cuisine | Facebook

Lehigh Valley restaurants are taking an astounding economic hit due to efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Many have eliminated seating; others have closed their doors all together.  WDIY’s James Johnson reports on how Valley restaurants are adjusting.

Easton Health Bureau Update on Coronavirus Response

Mar 20, 2020
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Joseph Gill, Administrator of the Easton Health Bureau, talks with WDIY's James Johnson about how the agency is responding to the threat of COVID-19.


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