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Liam Neeson is back in another action film, “The Marksman,” directed by Robert Lorenz, a frequent Clint Eastwood collaborator. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the action-thriller. 

Host Rayna Malhotra takes an exclusive look into two Lehigh Valley companies that are doing their part in the fight against the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Host Michael Drabenstott welcomes Mark Will-Weber, author of Mint Juleps With Teddy Roosevelt, who shares the enlightening and the sometimes amusing history of presidential drinking.

Economic Pulse: Week of 1/29/21

Feb 2, 2021
Shamus McGroggan | WDIY

The Lehigh Valley business sentiment index rose by only 3% in January. Dr. Kamran Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Host Michael Drabenstott welcomes Tim Balshi, owner of Seasons Olive Oil and Vinegar Taproom in downtown Bethlehem, who talks about how high-quality extra-virgin olive oil is made and the qualities that make it special.

Host John Pearce sits down with Dr. Rebecca Price Janney, a prolific novelist who creates stories based on history. She shares her fourth book in her Easton series, Easton at the Crossroads, which tells parallel stories of Northampton County during the time of the U.S. Revolutionary War and a present-day history professor.

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The Rider-Pool Foundation has awarded WDIY a grant to fund the production and broadcast of the monthly public affairs program HealthBEAT. The grant was one of 11 awards announced last week as part of The Foundation's 2020 grant awards.

On this week's edition of Your Financial Choices, host Laurie Siebert discusses: “Updates on tax filing – past and present, including stimulus payments.”

Greg Capogna along with co-hosts Edward Meehan and Ronald Dendas from the Rider-Pool Foundation and Trust talk about the Collective Impact Fellowship, the importance of social determinants of health, and how it factors into the well-being of all residents in the Lehigh Valley.

WDIY News' Marcie Lightwood speaks with U.S. Representative Susan Wild, PA-7, and Shirley Morganelli, Founder of Lehigh Valley ROAR, about the importance of grassroots political organizations and how their support can help local and national candidates succeed in the dawn of a newly-elected administration.