Bruce: With me today is Maureen Fennerty, a custom programs specialist with PPL electric utilities.
Maureen: Thanks for having me, Bruce.
Bruce: Maureen, I noticed something in the news this summer about PPL Electric Utilities and appliance recycling. As the person who helps manage this program for the utility, can you fill us in on how it works and how our listeners can get involved?
Martha Christine is a member of the local chapter of the Citizens Climate Lobby, a national organization that empowers residents to build the political will needed to solve the climate crisis. She’s here to talk about CCL-LV and their local kickoff event on Sunday, September 22 from 1 to 4 pm at the Fox Environmental Center at Illick’s Mill in Bethlehem.
This month’s Celtic Cultural Minute features information about the educational resources available at this year’s Celtic Classic; running September 27th through the 29th at the Historic Industrial Quarter in downtown Bethlehem.
Last week, we shared information about the expanded area of the festival featuring educational activities and resources for people of all ages to learn more about Celtic heritage and traditions. It will be called, “Heritage Hollow.”
Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 10:57 am
After the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack near Damascus that reportedly killed more than 1,000 people and has been blamed on Bashar Assad's regime, the Syrian president's ambassador to the U.N. claimed that opposition forces had used such weapons at least three times in the days immediately after.
This month’s Celtic Cultural Minute has been featuring information about the educational activities available at this year’s Celtic Classic; running September 27th through the 29th at the Historic Industrial Quarter in downtown Bethlehem.
This next item may be of particular interest to Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts in our listening area.
Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 9:57 am
Good morning, fellow political junkies. We're now only a little more than three days away from a federal government shutdown if Congress and President Obama don't reach an agreement on a stop-gap budget measure by Monday evening.
So we start our daily look at some of the morning's more interesting political items there.
At 19, Archy Marshall has parlayed his musical upbringing and constantly evolving songwriting into early success under the name King Krule. He quickly caught the attention of the DJs here at KCRW with his raw baritone vocals, which work well alongside the jazz and R&B influences in his work.
King Krule recently came by Morning Becomes Eclectic for his U.S. live radio debut to play songs from his full-length debut album, 6 Feet Beneath the Moon — including "Baby Blue."
Originally published on Fri September 27, 2013 8:33 am
The news that Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates now says it was a mistake to long ago force Windows PC users to type "Ctrl-Alt-Delete" at start-up is getting tons of attention because his public mea culpas are rather rare.