How does a person run for local office? Which procedures must be followed? Our topic this week comes from the League of Women Voters: Running for Local Office -- a workshop. Join host John Pearce and guests, including Ken Mohr.
Host Dr. Kamran Afshar, discusses the results of the Lehigh Valley's first quarterly economic review of 2015. He's joined by Moravian College Adjunct Professor and Univest Senior Vice President Josh Dodd as well as the CKHobbie Group President Matt Hobbie.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare -- What's coming up in 2015 and how does it affect you? Host John Pearce welcomes Joanne Grossi, Department of Health & Human Services Regional Director, and Antoinette Kraus, PA Health Access Network Director.
We focus on workplace discrimination this week. John Pearce welcomes guests Jane Gagliardo (plaintiff), Pat Reilly, Esq. (her lawyer), and the Rev. Sherry Blackman (author of Call to Witness which tells the very human ordeal of a woman with multiple sclerosis).
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.
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.
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.
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.