Lehigh Valley Discourse

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Education
11:19 am
Thu March 6, 2014

"Colonel Washington and Me" on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Learn about the extraordinary relationship between Colonel George Washington and his slave William Lee. Host John Pearce chats with guest Jeff Finegan, a Washington historian and author of a charming book, Colonel Washington and Me. You'll hear about our first President from a different perspective. (Original air-date February 27, 2014).

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Business
1:08 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

Live, Work, and Play in the Lehigh Valley

 

Join host Sally Handlon, Becky Bradley, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Joyce Marin, Executive Director of ReNew Lehigh Valley for a discussion on the Lehigh Valley - Live, Work and Play. Each organization presents a different perspective. (Original air-date February 20, 2014).

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Politics
2:29 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

Congressman Charlie Dent on Lehigh Valley Discourse

U.S. Representative Charlie Dent has catapulted to the national political stage because he has tried to bring some moderation to his caucus in the U.S. House of Representatives. The so-called Tea Party conservatives' strident rhetoric and extremist tactics such as forcing a government shut-down placed many Republican Members of Congress at risk of losing the off-year elections in 2014. Congressman Dent is Alan Jennings' guest on Lehigh Valley Discourse. (Original air-date February 13, 2014). 

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Education
12:18 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Educating Children in Ghana

Host John Pearce brings us an enlightening look at one educational effort in Ghana. Guests are Muhlenberg College sophomore Jordan Robbins and Franklin & Marshall graduate Lilah Thompson. The topic: Educating Children in Ghana through the Heritage Academy. Learn how you too can help. (Original air-date January 23, 2014).

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Business
3:54 am
Sat January 18, 2014

Lehigh Valley Discourse Welcomes LVEDC's Don Cunningham and Tom Garrity

Host Sally Handlon - It has been a year and a half (July 2012) since Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation has been led by Don Cunningham. There have been many changes - board and committees, staff, organizational focus and stakeholder accountability (communities, investors). Sally gets a chance to talk with Don Cunningham and Tom Garrity about what has been happening and where it is headed. 

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Politics
2:19 am
Fri January 17, 2014

Pa Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Mike Schlossberg Finish Their Rookie Year as Legislators

Host Alan Jennings speaks with PA Rep. Ryan Mackenzie and Mike Schlossberg about finishing their rookie years as legislators. These two talented, smart, hard-working twenty-somethings are rare among partisans these days: they get along, they work together, and they want to get something accomplished.  The conversation includes such topics as a reflection on their first year in office, their assessment of Pennsylvania politics and their peers in the legislature, some prognostication on the session ahead, including the 2014 elections, and much more. (Original air-date January 9, 2014).

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Health
3:52 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Social Work in the Dominican Republic on Discourse

We're off to the Caribbean Sea this week, with host John Pearce.  His guest, Caitlin Stilin Rooney, is doing very interesting social work there including small business development with vulnerable groups in the Dominican Republic. (Original air date January 2, 2014.)

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Arts
3:37 pm
Fri January 3, 2014

Paying Homage To Those We Lost In The Last Year

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.)

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Business
5:15 pm
Sat December 21, 2013

City Center Lehigh Valley on Discourse

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.)

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Health
11:40 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Tis' The Season for Children: A Report on Lehigh Valley Children

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.)

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