Lehigh Valley Discourse

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12:56 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Bethlehem's Southside Ambassador Program on LV Discourse

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Host Sally discusses the Southside Ambassadors, a new program bringing positive changes to the South Bethlehem community. Guests include: Dale Kochard of Lehigh University, Larry Eighmy of The Stone House Group, John Saraceno of Saraceno Design and Hector Lopez of the Southside Ambassadors.

(Original air-date: 1/15/2015)

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11:16 am
Fri January 16, 2015

An Historic Archaeological Dig at the Moravian Historical Society's Ephrata Tract on LV Discourse

What did Muhlenberg College find during their recent archeological dig at the Moravian Historical Society's historic Ephrata Tract?

Host John Pearce welcomes Muhlenberg College's Dr. Ben Carter and Moravian Historical Society Director Megan van Ravenswaay who share several behind the scenes stories about the historic dig!

(Original air-date 1/18/2015)

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1:34 pm
Thu January 15, 2015

A Tribute to Those We Lost in 2014 on LV Discourse

John Pearce pays tribute to notables who died during 2014.  It's our annual honor to people who have made a difference in our world -- local, national and international.

(Original air-date: 1/1/2015)

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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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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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1:34 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Lehigh University Professor Benjamin Wright Discusses the Septuagint on LV Discourse

Professor Benjamin G. Wright

Host John Pearce welcomes Lehigh University's Professor of Religion Studies, Benjamin G. Wright, to discuss the most ancient translation of the Old Testament--the Septuagint. This writing took the original Hebrew and translated it into Greek which would later play an important role in the transmission of the Old Testament.

Professor Wright, who specializes in Second Temple Judaism and early Christianity, is an accomplished author whose work includes co-editing A New English Translation of the Septuagint.

(Original air-date 12/4/2014)

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1:20 pm
Thu December 4, 2014

Dr. Rick Boulay and the Inspiring Stories of Cancer Survivors on LV Discourse

Rick Boulay, M.D., Chief of Lehigh Valley Hospital's Division of Gynecologic Oncology, joins host John Pearce in the studio to discuss stories of cancer survivors -- reasons to give thanks this Thanksgiving.  

(Original air-date 11/27/2014)

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2:18 pm
Tue November 25, 2014

LV Planning Commission Executive Director Becky Bradley on LV Discourse

Becky Bradley

Host Sally Handlon welcomes guest Becky Bradley, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, for a discussion on the Lehigh Valley: Live, Work and Play: Part 2 -- An update of the regional planning efforts that have occurred in 2014.

(Original air-date 11/20/2014)

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12:59 pm
Fri November 21, 2014

The Lehigh/Lafayette Football Rivalry on LV Discourse

November 22nd will mark the 150th football game between Lafayette College and Lehigh University -- the "most played" game in all of college football. Guests from both schools discuss The Rivalry and its history, the upcoming game, and the exciting events planned in conjunction with the game -- to be played at a sold out Yankee Stadium!

(Original air-date 11/13/2014)

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1:57 pm
Fri October 24, 2014

Wanda Wood on LV Discourse

Wanda Wood with Bill Damour from the American Embassy in Obock, Djibouti in 2010

Wanda Wood discusses her experiences living in a village in Malawi, southeast Africa, where she promotes improvements for the inhabitants.  She also discusses her work done in the village including starting a school, building a church, restoring wells for water, and more.

(Original air-date 10/23/2014)

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