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Laurie Siebert welcomes guest Attorney Dennis Pappas from the Law Offices of Vasiliadis Pappas Associates to discuss: “Essential components of an estate plan.” 

Economic Pulse: Week of 10/19/18

Oct 26, 2018

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 Fridays at 5:44 PM during All Things Considered; Mondays at 7:30 AM during Morning Edition. 

(Original air-date: 10/19/2018)

Eleanor Bobrow talks with psychoanalyst and award-winning author Dr. Laurie Hollman about how parents can manage anxiety and anger in children and teens. 

Laurie Hollman, Ph.D. is a psychoanalyst with specialized clinical training in infant-parent, child, adolescent and adult psychotherapy, a unique practice that covers the life span. Her latest book is Unlocking Parental Intelligence: Finding Meaning in Your Child's Behavior.

(Original air-date: 10/8/2018)

Special Focus on Galactic Travels™
Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for November is Jazzcomputer.org. Yves Potin started playing guitar in the early 1970s when Progressive Rock, Berlin School, and Fusion were young and breaking new musical territories. With ambient styles, the internet, networking, and more powerful computers, Yves developed the idea of Jazzcomputer.org where twisted harmonies and improvisations could be freely distributed in a decentralized manner.

At the Movies: A Star Is Born

Oct 18, 2018

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews this musical romantic drama film produced and directed by Bradley Cooper (in his directorial debut) starring Cooper, Lady Gaga, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle, and Sam Elliott.

(Original air-date: 10/15/2018)

The Fall Membership Drive's partnership gets discussed in depth with guests Jessica Dokachev, Director of Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast PA, and Matt Petrozelli, CEO of Valley National Financial Advisors. 

Host Charles James talks with Philadelphia Film Festival artistic director Michael Lerman about the 100 feature films being shown this year.

The festival runs October 18-28 on 3 to 4 screens for 11 hours each day. Highlights of the festival, now in its 27th year are discussed.

(Origina air-date: 10/15/2018)

Alan Jennings continues to focus on the midterm elections, especially the campaign for the open congressional seat in Pennsylvania’s newly-created 7th District.

John Pearce welcomes two young phenoms in the sciences, both 15 year-old-high schoolers: Prathysha Kothare and Rhea Malhotra. Both teens won awards at the Intel International Science & Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh.

At the Movies: The House with a Clock in Its Wall

Oct 15, 2018

Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews this fantasy film starring Jack Black and Cate Blanchett as a warlock and a witch.

(Original air-date: 10/2/2018)