Lehigh Valley

Well-known journalist Glenn Kranzley talks about his official history of Northampton County, "Still Changing, Still Home - Northampton County Since the 1950s" (2017). Kranzley joins host John Pearce to reflect on the profound changes in the county and Lehigh Valley since 1950 including transportation, population makeup, religious groups, economy, education, and the environment.

Kranzley also talks about his 41 years with the Globe-Times and The Morning Call.

(Original air-date: 03/22/18)

It's time for the annual Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation Update.

President and CEO Don Cunningham joins host Sally Handlon to explore the state of the Lehigh Valley today, discussing recent accomplishments and giving insight into the recently adopted three-year strategic plan.

(Original air-date: 02/15/18)

Moravian expert Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood on LV Discourse

Feb 22, 2018

Where did the Moravians come from and why did they move to the Lehigh Valley?

Host John Pearce welcomes the Rev. Dr. Craig Atwood, an expert on Moravians around the world. Atwood is a professor at Moravian Theological Seminary and author of the book Community of the Cross: Moravian Piety in Colonial Bethlehem. He has lectured in several countries and brings his expertise to you, our listeners.

(Original air-date: 02/08/2018)

Economic Pulse: Week of 5/19/17

Jun 1, 2017

Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.

Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.

 

(Original air-date: 5/19/17)

Economic Pulse: Week of 4/28/17

May 5, 2017

Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.  

 Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.  

Economic Pulse: Week of 4/21/17

Apr 28, 2017

Dr. Afshar presents a synopsis of the week's economic news with a detailed look at trends in the Lehigh Valley and the nation.   

Economic Pulse airs Friday at 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.  

(Original air-date: 4/21/17)

Economic Pulse: Week of 3/31/17

Apr 14, 2017

A weekly look at the trends driving our nation's economy as well as the Lehigh Valley's economy. 

 Economic Pulse airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.  

Economic Pulse: Week of 3/17/17

Apr 7, 2017

A weekly look at the trends driving our nation's economy as well as the Lehigh Valley's economy. 

 Economic Pulse airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.   (Original air-date: 3/17/17)

You may have heard of Doctors Without Borders, but the topic of this edition of Lehigh Valley Discourse is a newer humanitarian organization with a presence in the Lehigh Valley called Engineers Without Borders. The organization partners with communities in developing nations and implements sustainable engineering solutions.   

Economic Pulse: Week of 3/10/17

Mar 23, 2017

A weekly look at the trends driving our nation's economy as well as the Lehigh Valley's economy. 

 Economic Pulse airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.   (Original air-date: 3/10/17)

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