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GLVCC's Diversity Councils | On Every Main Street

Sep 24, 2019

Host Greg Capogna looks at the efforts of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce (GLVCC) to promote diversity in the community through their Diversity Councils including the Young Professionals Council, Small Business Council, LGBT Business Council and more.


Economic Pulse: Week of 9/13/19

Sep 24, 2019

Dr. Kamram Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Host Greg Capogna's guest from the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce is Marlyn Kissner, Executive Vice President of the Chamber's Northern Tier which includes areas of the Poconos and Monroe County.


Retired Federal Prosecutor Seth Weber on LV Discourse

Sep 13, 2019

Host Alan Jennings talks with Seth Weber, a federal prosecutor who headed the Allentown branch of the U.S. attorney's office until his retirement in 2011. They discuss gang violence in Allentown, former Allentown Mayor Ed Palowski's conviction, and more.


Host Greg Capogna's guests from the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber are Asa Saidman, AVP, Government and External Affairs, and Scott Palochik, Chair of the Chamber's Manufacturing Council and Director of Business Development at ESPI.

Well-known journalist Glenn Kranzley talks about his official history of Northampton County, "Still Changing, Still Home - Northampton County Since the 1950s" (2017). Kranzley joins host John Pearce to reflect on the profound changes in the county and Lehigh Valley since 1950 including transportation, population makeup, religious groups, economy, education, and the environment.

Kranzley also talks about his 41 years with the Globe-Times and The Morning Call.

(Original air-date: 03/22/18)

It's time for the annual Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation Update.

President and CEO Don Cunningham joins host Sally Handlon to explore the state of the Lehigh Valley today, discussing recent accomplishments and giving insight into the recently adopted three-year strategic plan.

(Original air-date: 02/15/18)

Moravian expert Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood on LV Discourse

Feb 22, 2018

Where did the Moravians come from and why did they move to the Lehigh Valley?

Host John Pearce welcomes the Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood, an expert on Moravians around the world. Atwood is a professor at Moravian Theological Seminary and author of the book Community of the Cross: Moravian Piety in Colonial Bethlehem. He has lectured in several countries and brings his expertise to you, our listeners.

(Original air-date: 02/08/2018)

Economic Pulse: Week of 5/19/17

Jun 1, 2017

Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.

 

(Original air-date: 5/19/17)

Economic Pulse: Week of 4/28/17

May 5, 2017

Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.  

 Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.  

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