THIS WEEK ON WDIY

Thursday, 6:00-7:00pm, host John Pearce previews the CROP Hunger Walks in Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton with the Rev. Dianne Kareha, Matt Piszell, and Julie DeMotte.
Thursday, 11:00pm, Bill Fox concludes the Special Focus on Modulator ESP. The Featured CD at Midnight will be "Box Yourself Into Some Strange Sonic Corner...," self-released.
Friday at 11:00am, Maestra Diane Wittry of the Allentown Symphony Orchestra joins host Karen El-Chaar for a preview of the October 15 and 16 opening gala performances.
Sunday, 10:00-11:00am, Tom Druckenmiller focuses on the center of the folk revival in the 1950's and 60's-New York City. We'll hear some of the scene's early performers.

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Harvest Full of Hope Preview with Susan Krasley and Laurene Luna on Take Charge of Your Life

On this edition of Take Charge of Your Life, host Eleanor Bobrow previews Harvest Full of Hope, an annual mental health conference where Lehigh Valley consumers and providers will come together to educate, inform, and increase mental health awareness. Eleanor Bobrow is joined by Susan Krasley and Laurene Luna, who are both registered nurses with Horizon House and Harvest Full of Hope committee members, as well as Sean Zimmermanto, active Harvest Full of Hope organization member, to discuss...
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A commuter train in New Jersey has crashed into a train station in Hoboken, N.J., resulting in multiple injuries and heavy damage.

At least 100 people are injured, New Jersey Transit officials tell Stephen Nessen of WNYC.

It's unclear if there is anyone trapped in the train or beneath the rubble, Nessen says. Transit officials did not confirm if there were any fatalities.

Hundreds of people marched through the streets of El Cajon, Calif., on Wednesday night, protesting the police shooting of an unarmed black man on Tuesday.

A 911 caller had reported that her brother was acting erratically and walking into traffic. She told police that he was mentally ill and unarmed, Andrew Bowen of member station KPBS reports.

It took nearly an hour for police to arrive on the scene. About a minute after they arrived, one of them shot Alfred Olango, The Associated Press reports.

On Friday, the Rosetta spacecraft will smack into the icy surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko and go silent. Scientists with the historic mission are wondering how they'll feel as the orbiter makes its death-dive toward the comet that has been its traveling companion for more than two years.

Asked to name his favorite foreign leader, or any foreign leader he admires, Libertarian nominee for president Gary Johnson was unable to come up with an answer.

The exchange occurred on an MSNBC town hall hosted by Chris Matthews Wednesday night.

When Johnson hesitated at the initial question, Matthews said, "Go ahead, you gotta do this. Anywhere. Any continent. Canada, Mexico, Europe, over there, Asia, South America, Africa. Name a foreign leader that you respect."

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Dave Alvin at the WDIY Studios

Musician Dave Alvin (founding member of The Blasters) with Blend host, Stewart Brodian, and WDIY Operations Director, Neil Hever, on 9/1/2016 ahead oh his Musikfest Cafe performance.