Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org en Melinda Stumpf and Ryan Hill from PPL on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/melinda-stumpf-and-ryan-hill-ppl-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p><p></p><p>Host Sally Handlon welcomes Melinda Stumpf and Ryan Hill from PPL's Regional Affairs office. They delve into the details of the current energy market in Pennsylvania, PPL Corporation's history, and its services including its response to power disruptions.</p><p>(Original air-date 7/17/2014)</p> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:27:31 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 43750 at http://wdiy.org Melinda Stumpf and Ryan Hill from PPL on Lehigh Valley Discourse Sports Writer Jack McCallum on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/sports-writer-jack-mccallum-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Host John Pearce speaks with <span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">eminent sports writer</span> Jack McCallum from <i>Sports Illustrated</i>.&nbsp; Jack, a Lehigh Valley resident and professor at Muhlenberg College, talks about journalistic writing and covering such NBA stars as Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.</span></p><p>(Original air-date 7/3/2014)</p> Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:46:30 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 43506 at http://wdiy.org Sports Writer Jack McCallum on Lehigh Valley Discourse Modern Day Town Criers on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/modern-day-town-criers-lehigh-valley-discourse <p>Hear ye! &nbsp;Hear ye! &nbsp;It's the town criers' call, dating way back... It may make you think eighteenth century, but did you know that town criers are still around in our century?&nbsp; On this week's show, Jon Pearce welcomes two contemporary town criers: William Joseph and David Rose.</p><p>(Original air-date 6/26/2014)</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 02:08:06 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 42778 at http://wdiy.org Modern Day Town Criers on Lehigh Valley Discourse Easton Weed & Seed Program on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/easton-weed-seed-program-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p><p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 115%;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">How does society help prisoners return as citizens to their family and neighborhoods? Host John Pearce explores the topic with guests&nbsp;Laura Accetta and Laura Savenelli from Easton's Weed &amp; Seed <span class="il">Program</span>--the only one still operating, out of 17 across PA originally. The <span class="il">program</span> helps&nbsp;families re-integrate a member coming out of jail.&nbsp; </span></span></p><p></p><p>(Original air-date 6/5/2014)</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:59:39 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 42335 at http://wdiy.org Easton Weed & Seed Program on Lehigh Valley Discourse Alan Jennings and Silagh White Examine Protest Songs on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/alan-jennings-and-silagh-white-examine-protest-songs-lehigh-valley-discourse <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">Host Alan Jennings welcomes Silagh White, <span style="font-size: 10pt; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(0, 0, 0);">adjunct professor in Lehigh University's Baker Institute, to listen back to iconic protest songs and discuss their cultural importance. </span>White is also Director of Arts Engagement and Community Cultural Affairs.</span></p><p>(Original air-date 6/12/2014)</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 15:52:34 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 41939 at http://wdiy.org International High School Students Abroad in the Lehigh Valley on LV Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/international-high-school-students-abroad-lehigh-valley-lv-discourse <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>This week's topic is studying abroad for highschoolers. Host John Pearce speaks with: Hugh McMullen, local coordinator of Academic Year in America; Vanessa Lukiewski, a German highschooler currently at Parkland High School; and her host mother, Marlene Merz. (Original air-date 5/22/2014)</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 15:57:33 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 40470 at http://wdiy.org International High School Students Abroad in the Lehigh Valley on LV Discourse LV Phantoms owner Jim Brooks on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/lv-phantoms-owner-jim-brooks-lehigh-valley-discourse <p><span style="font-size: 10pt; line-height: 115%; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">Jim Brooks, owner of minor league hockey team the LV Phantoms, joins host Sally Handlon to provide history and insight into owning the Lehigh Valley's newest sports franchise. (Original air date 5/15/2014)</span></p> Fri, 16 May 2014 16:39:17 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 40096 at http://wdiy.org LV Phantoms owner Jim Brooks on Lehigh Valley Discourse Easton Mayor Sal Panto, Jr. on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/easton-mayor-sal-panto-jr-lehigh-valley-discourse <p>Host Alan Jennings welcomes Easton Mayor Salvatore Panto, Jr. to Lehigh Valley Discourse.</p> Mon, 05 May 2014 15:41:54 +0000 Shamus McGroggan 39275 at http://wdiy.org Easton Mayor Sal Panto, Jr. on Lehigh Valley Discourse The Craft of Writing for Young Adults on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/craft-writing-young-adults-lehigh-valley-discourse <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt;">&nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Apr 2014 17:28:23 +0000 Wagner Previato 38821 at http://wdiy.org The Craft of Writing for Young Adults on Lehigh Valley Discourse The business of branding on Lehigh Valley Discourse http://wdiy.org/post/business-branding-lehigh-valley-discourse <p></p><p></p><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: Arial,sans-serif;">Sally Handlon takes a look at the business of branding with one of Pennsylvania's most well-known brands: Penn State University. Joining Sally in the studio will be two PSU Alums: Letterman's Club member Tom Donchez and PSU Lehigh Valley Advisory Board Chair Howard Kulp. (Original air-date April 17, 2014).<o:p></o:p></span></p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:37:07 +0000 Wagner Previato 38646 at http://wdiy.org The business of branding on Lehigh Valley Discourse