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1:20 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

Ann Marie Ball Discusses Project Impact on Take Charge of Your Life

Host Eleanor Bobrow welcomes Warren County's Teacher of the Year 2014/2015 award recipient, Ann Marie Ball, to discuss Project Impact, her program which builds strong relationships between teachers, students, and community members to help organize community outreach programs. Joining Ann Marie Ball is Audra Churetta, a 13-year teacher at Andover Morris Elementary School and Susan Schweitzer a 22-year secretary at Freeman Elementary.   

(Original air-date 1/5/2015)

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Finance
1:00 pm
Tue January 13, 2015

The Provident Bank President & CEO Chris Martin on Your Financial Choices

Host Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP®, AEP®, welcomes  Chris Martin, President and CEO of The Provident Bank, as they discuss the bank's move into the Lehigh Valley, their services, and The Provident Bank's annual business survey results. Laurie and Chris also take listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date 1/7/2015)

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Music
5:51 am
Mon January 12, 2015

Interview: Todd Meredith Brings Music Legend Buddy Holly to Life on the Stage

Actor and musician Todd Meredith speaks with WDIY's Neil Hever about reprising  the role of Buddy Holly in the musical Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story which is coming to the Zoellner Arts Center in Bethlehem on Saturday, January 17, 2015.

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Music
12:05 am
Fri January 9, 2015

On the Next Galactic Travels 2015-01-15

On the next Galactic Travels...
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On the next Galactic Travels, the month-long Special Focus on Neuronium continues.  The Featured CD at Midnight will be "ExoSomnia" on Neuronium Records.

The previous show's playlist (show #927) is available for your inspection.

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Music
10:12 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Our Griffins Live on The Blend

Left to Right: John Kimock (drums), D.J. Brown (guitar/vocals), Alex Luquet (bass), Travis Hobby (guitar)

The Lehigh Valley band fronted by Easton singer-songwriter D.J. Brown performs songs from their 2013 album Michael Boyd and talks with host Carlos Benjamin.

(Original air-date 5/2/2014)

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Music
2:02 pm
Sat December 27, 2014

Galactic Travels Top 20 Report for December, 2014.

WDIY 88.1 FM "Galactic Travels" Top 20 for December, 2014.
Shows #922 to #925; 4-December-2014 to 25-December-2014
Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order.
Compiled by Bill Fox

This report is also available at Bill's Blog and the Galactic Travels website.

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Arts
12:54 pm
Fri December 26, 2014

Author Mark Will-Weber Discusses the American Presidency & Alcohol on LV Arts Salon

Bethlehem's own Mark Will-Weber, author of the new book Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to explore the fascinating historical connection between the American presidency and alcohol including the whiskey distilled by George Washington, the Prohibition-era cocktail parties at the White House, and the little-known role of drink in nuclear weapons negotiations.

(Original air-date: 12/22/2014)

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Arts
11:50 am
Fri December 26, 2014

Christmas Customs on Lehigh Valley Discourse

On this special edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse, host John Pearce welcomes Marlene Merz to discuss the various Christmas customs that we practice as we celebrate the holiday season.  With topics ranging from holiday music and gift giving to the history of old Saint Nick and even personal family traditions, John and Marlene invite you join them as they explore what Christmas really means.

(Original air-date: 12/25/14)

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Music
12:05 am
Fri December 26, 2014

The Special Focus for January, 2015.

The Special Focus for January, 2015.
Credit Bill Fox / WDS Productions

On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for January is Neuronium.  Formed as a group in 1976, Neuronium has been the solo project of Michel Huygen since 1982 with the occasional collaboration.  "Quasar 2C361,"  the first Neuronium album, was issued in 1978 on EMI-Harvest.  There are now over forty albums.

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Business
11:49 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

The Business of Girl Scout Cookie Season on LV Discourse

Host Sally Handlon (left) with Girl Scout Jenna Eberhardt (right)
Credit Nicole Frederick

Although we are in the midst of the "holiday cookie season," another cookie season will soon be under way - Girl Scout Cookie Season!  Did you know that this annual event is considered to be the largest "girl run" business in the world?  This week, we learn more about this 81-year tradition and the impact that it has made on past, current, and future women leaders.

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