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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
Courtesy photo by Katja Kruppe

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

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.

Laurie Nelson & Susan Worobec | On Every Main Street

Jan 27, 2020
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Greg Capogna talks with guests Laurie Nelson, SVP of Easton and Phillipsburg Initiatives at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber, and Susan Worobec, Vice President of Unity Bank and past Chair of the Forks Business Association.

Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Alan Jennings hosts a wide-ranging discussion on criminal justice. His guests have both been vocal advocates for criminal justice reform -- Marvin Boyer, Political Action Chairman for the Easton NAACP, and Ed Angelo, an Allentown-based defense attorney.

Pie+Tart's Lisa Yelagin and Anne Gerr on The Inside Dish

Dec 4, 2019
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Michael Drabenstott's guests are Lisa Yelagin and Anne Gerr, owners of Pie+Tart, a boutique bakery in Easton specializing in...what else...pies and tarts plus quiches, galettes, crostatas, turnovers, and more.