WDIY Headlines

A South Whitehall Township commissioner has recently announced his resignation due to increased frustrations with the township board's workings.

WDIY’s Sarit Laschinsky has more.

Rayna Malhotra welcomes Amanda Kleckner, Director of Pediatrics at Good Shepherd Rehabilitiation along with Jennifer Pineda to talk about the Trexo Plus Robotics program and how it benefits those with mobility challenges. Rayna then talks with Susan Bartels, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley about their new STEAM lab (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) in Allentown.

WDIY's Top 10 Albums of February 2021

Apr 1, 2021

This is not an April Fools’ joke! Before we roll into spring, let's look back at what everyone at WDIY was listening to when winter ended; the February 2021 Top 10 Albums list is finally ready! There’s lot of new favorites on this month’s list, but a few classics from previous months managed to stick around. Scroll through for more information, and keep an eye out for the March 2021 list!

“The Courier” is a spy thriller starring Benedict Cumberbatch. The film, which is based on true events, offers a behind-the-scenes view of the USSR-US showdown during the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the thriller.

Hosts Greg Capogna and Edward Meehan of the Rider-Pool Foundation and Trust welcome guest Adrian Shanker, founder and Executive Director of the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center to discuss a recent needs assessment report on LGBTQ health, and how it can improve health outcomes within the LGBTQ community.

Host Silagh White welcomes Godfrey Daniels' Managing Director Ramona Murray, along with founder and archivist Dave Fry. Godfrey Daniels, long-time partner with WDIY, is a listening room in South Bethlehem. Join us as we visit with these two local music legends and celebrate 45 years of community music-making.

The Lehigh Valley has only recovered half of the jobs that it lost last spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr. Kamran Afshar takes a look at this and more in his synopsis of the week's economic news and trends across the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

On this week's Your Financial Choices, host Laurie Siebert discusses "Retirement Funding" and also answers live audience questions.

John Pearce welcomes Betty Druckenmiller, Director of The Children's Center with the Volunteers of America, who shares the importance of early childhood education. Then, John shares the journey of his recent heart attack with his cardiologist, Dr. Francis Burt of St. Luke's University Health Network.

Special Focus on Galactic Travels™
Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On Galactic Travels™, the Special Focus for April is Modulator ESP. Modulator Experimental Synthesis Project (Modulator ESP) is Jez Creek from Nottingham in the UK. He performs improvised music that explores the boundaries of dark ambient, drone, Berlin School sequencing, and noise using modular synthesis, real-time sampling, sound manipulation, and live looping.