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Greg Capogna welcomes guests Jessica O’Donnell, Executive Vice President of Affiliated Chambers for the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Fiorella “Fi” Reginelli-Mirabito, the mayor of the borough of Bath in Northampton County to discuss business and development in Bath.

 

WDIY's James Johnson gathers information from Allentown Health Bureau Director Vicky Kistler and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf to answer the questions from the public about COVID-19.

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Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong recently gave some examples as to why he thinks the Lehigh Valley is in "excellent" condition, citing the retention of 3,500 jobs, 30-year budget plans, Old County Courthouse and Cedarbrook Facilities renovations, farmland preservation, and human services donations. 

Lehigh Valley Health Inspectors found 8,000 violations from 3,000 food service facilities in 2019. WDIY's James Johnson talked with Allentown Health Bureau Director Vicky Kistler about what constitutes a health violation and some of the most common violations found.

A Message from WDIY's Executive Director

Mar 16, 2020
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Greetings WDIY members, volunteers, and listeners. I am writing to let you know that WDIY staff is staying engaged with a resolute commitment to service for our listeners, volunteers, members, and our Lehigh Valley Community throughout this health emergency.

Allentown Mayor Ray O'Connell gave an optimistic State of the City address on February 25. He addressed 2019 achievements in providing meals to children in need and diverse business growth, city crime coverage improvements, his Vision 2030 plan, and more.

Lehigh County recently signed a partnernship with Mark43, a cloud-based public safety software company, to modernize and steamline records management for law enforcement agencies. 

Economic Pulse: Week of 3/13/20

Mar 16, 2020
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

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 including the stock market in bear territory.

At The Movies: The Call of the Wild

Mar 13, 2020

Paul Wilistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the adventure film based on the Jack London 1903 novel of the same name and the previous 1935 film adaptation.


Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

Host Alan Jennings welcomes guest Marci Lesko, Executive Vice President of the United Way of the Greater Lehigh Valley, to discuss unmet needs in the Lehigh Valley and the issues the United Way is confronting.

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