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Group Providing Meals to Lehigh Valley Medical Workers

Apr 23, 2020
Kathy McFall | Facebook.com

WDIY's James Johnson talks to Kathy McFall from the Lehigh Valley chapter of FLAG (Front Line Appreciation Group). The non-profit organization is providing meals to front line healthcare professionals and first responders.


James Johnson talks with Richard Orlemann, Lehigh County Deputy Mental Health Administrator, and Lisa Cozzi, Lehigh County Crisis Unit Director, about the county's efforts to provide resources to those with mental illness and intellectual disabilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.


Pennsylvania State Senator Lisa Boscola gives insight to host James Johnson on her efforts to support area health systems struggling with the COVID-19 crisis with funds from the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority (PENNVEST). 

Marco Calderon | flyabe.com

Host James Johnson talks with Tom Stoudt, Executive Director of Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), about how COVID-19 has affected service and airport plans, and how the airport plans to proceed post-pandemic.

ANTI- Records

M. Ward returns with a new release entitled 'Migration Stories'- a triptych and conceptual collection of songs about human migration and the feelings around it. Ballads and some pop gems amid the cool, pleasant production that touches on sounds of the western experience amid some sci-fi leaning undercurrents. 

Susan Wild | Facebook

Alan Jennings talks with Congresswoman Susan Wild (PA-07) via phone about the Lehigh Valley's COVID-19 response including the stimulus package recently passed by congress and how that will help area residents.

ATO Records

Margaret Glaspy returns with a new disc since her 2016's 'Emotions and Math' which was an intimate stab at 70's singer-songwriter era rock with a nervy, edgy, modern delivery.  2020's 'Devotion' is a change in her MO with a lush and diverse approach that includes stabs at experimental atmospherics. 

Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

WDIY's James Johnson talks with Allison Frantz, Coordinator of Lehigh County's Suicide Prevention Task Force, about the growing risk of suicide during the coronavirus outbreak.

'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. 


WDIY's James Johnson speaks with Pennsylvania State Representative Maureen Madden (PA-115) about the coronavirus outbreak in Monroe County, which has become a hotzone due to its proximity to New York City.