Host John Pearce pays homage to notables who died during this year, from local philanthropist Inez Donley, singers Patti Page and Patty Andrews of the Andrews Sisters, Abigail "Dear Abby" Van Buren, baseballers Stan Musial and Earl Weaver, all in January, to Nelson Mandela and actors Peter O'Toole and Joan Fontaine in December. (Original air date December 23, 2013.)
Tonight on Take Charge of Your Life host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Anil Gupta, speaker, life coach and author of Immediate Happiness. The book guides readers to the possibilities of a New Year filled with good health and physical, mental and spiritual growth. (Original air date Dec. 30, 2013.)
Writer Kathryn Craft is a former dance teacher and choreographer, and wrote dance criticism for 19 years for the Morning Call. She joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about The Art of Falling, her debut novel (January, 2014) that explores the intense pressures of the dance world, as well as the relentless pursuit of perfection that affects us all. (Original air date December 30, 2013.)
WDIY 88.1 FM "Galactic Travels" Top 20 for December, 2013. Shows #870 to #873; 5-December-2013 to 26-December-2013 Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order. Compiled by Bill Fox The Special Focus for December was Matt Borghi.
On Galactic Travels, the Special Focus for January is Detlef Keller. Born in Duisburg, Germany, Detlef Keller bought his first synthesizer in 1974. Inspired by Klaus Schulze, Tangerine Dream, and Vangelis, Detlef produced his first album on cassette in 1993. Since 1994, he has been a member of the trio of Broekhuis, Keller, and Schonwalder.
City Center Lehigh Valley has been on the “top of mind” for Lehigh Valley community leaders for at least the past two years. Although there have been several articles in regional papers about City Center LV and presentations by Mr. Reilly at civic gatherings, tonight, we are fortunate to have City Center Lehigh Valley representative, Jim Harbaugh, EVP, COO, in the studio to share their review of what has occurred in 2013 and some anticipated events and dates for the coming new year. (Original air date December 19, 2013.)
Join host Laurie A. Siebert, CPA, CFP(r), AEP (r) as she looks at consumer spending and trends in credit cards. She will also finish up any other last minute tax planning topics. (Original air date December 18, 2013.)
Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Negar Jahanbin, owner and managing director of Synergy HomeCare. The program provides Elders’ Elves who shop, wrap, cook, and even decorate for local seniors who can’t deck the halls like they used to. (Original air date December 16, 2013.)
Host Kenn Michael takes a look at the IceHouse Tonight series, with guest Doug Roysdon, Loly Kinney and Jeff Vaclavik. In its second year, the series was created to serve regional professional artists, arts organizations, young artists and emerging regional artists. (Original air date December 16, 2013.)
From wide-eyed children to a homeless child, this is the season for and about children. The real test of our humanity is how we as a society treat the little innocents. On Lehigh Valley Discourse this week, host Alan Jennings welcomes Jane Ervin, CEO of Community Services for Children, and Marci Ronald, Vice President for Community Impact at the United Way. Listen in on the discussion of how well the Lehigh Valley fares in its treatment of our children, not just during the holidays but year-round. (Original air date December 12, 2013.)