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On this edition of On Every Main Street the COVID Comebacks series continues as host Greg Capogna talks with Hellertown Postmaster Joe DiRusso from the U.S. Postal Service, Carol Kuhns of Kuhnsville Car Wash, and Al Johnson from the Pocono Cheesecake Factory.

“The Father” is a nominee for six Oscars, including best actor for Anthony Hopkins for his gripping portrayal of an elderly man’s descent into dementia. Olivia Colman is also an Oscar nominee for her role as Hopkins’ daughter in the film. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the drama.

Missy Hartney stands in front of a mural on Bethlehem's SouthSide.
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Kate Scuffle welcomes Missy Hartney, Main Street Manager of Bethlehem's SouthSide Arts District, to talk about the SouthSide's new Urban Arts Trail, the April 2nd First Friday Urban Arts Trail celebration and ribbon-cutting, as well as the new projects and programs in the area.

According to the US Energy Information Administration, we are using less electricity.

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.

Valley National Financial Advisors

On this edition of Your Financial Choices, Laurie Siebert will continue the tax filing topics and discuss: “More Listener Questions."

Loren Robinson, founder of the full-service marketing organization Millennia Media LLC, talks about how digital disruptions accelerated by the pandemic have created marketing challenges and opportunities for small and medium size businesses.

Sally Handlon features The Kindness Project with Jenae Holtzhafer, who shares the beginnings of her non-profit organization dedicated to foster care support in the greater Lehigh Valley.

Bethlehem Food Co-Op

Bethlehem will soon welcome a new community-owned grocery store into a northside neighborhood. The  achievement is more than a decade in the making for the Bethlehem Food Co-Op, a collection of over 800 member households. WDIY News' Sarit Laschinsky reports.

The COVID Comebacks series continues as Greg Capogna talks with Marty McGuire, Marketing Director at Mauch Chunk Trust, about local banking during the pandemic. Then, Chris and Kendra Snyder of Quest Termite & Pest Control discuss the importance of spring pest control. Finally, Chris Schmidt of the Keystone Running Store talks about the importance of finding the right fit - whether you're a runner, walker, or someone who spends a lot of time on their feet.

Disney presents "Raya and the Last Dragon," a lush visual spectacle that focuses on Southeast Asian culture and features the voice-acting talents of Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan, Alan Tudyk, Sandra Oh, Benedict Wong and 1990 Freedom High School graduate Daniel Dae Kim. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the family animated adventure film for WDIY.