Lehigh Valley Discourse

Politics
5:35 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Democratic Candidates for Northampton County Executive On This Week's Lehigh Valley Discourse

(Lehigh Valley, PA)  WDIY’s weekly public affairs program Lehigh Valley Discourse will feature the candidates for Northampton County Executive on Thursday’s program, 6-7pm.

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Politics
2:00 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Gun Control on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Tonight's topic is gun control. Co-hosts Gloria McVeigh and John Pearce have invited guests Brian Monaghan and John Vivian to weigh in on this important issue.  They hold differing views.  Listeners will be able to call in with comments and questions. (Original air date April 4, 2013.)

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Sports
12:04 pm
Fri March 29, 2013

Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs Featured on Lehigh Valley Discourse

John Pearce and Steve Aaronson join forces to welcome Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs broadcaster Jon Schaeffer and Marketing/Promotions Manager Morris Morioka.  Opening Day is just a week away, so it's a perfect time to take a look back at the 2012 season and a look ahead to what's in store for 2013.  Play Ball!

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Business
11:46 am
Fri March 22, 2013

Cedar Crest College President Carmen Twillie Ambar on Lehigh Valley Discourse

What is this changing landscape for higher education?  How can a women’s college adjust to these “rapids of change?”  Join host Sally Handlon for this discussion with Cedar Crest College President Carmen Twillie Ambar and Women’s Leadership Institute Coordinator Arlene Peltola on this week’s program.

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Business
12:23 pm
Fri March 15, 2013

Sustainability on Lehigh Valley Discourse

“Sustainability” has become one of those buzzwords that almost everyone is using.  But it might not mean the same thing to everyone.

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Business
6:08 pm
Fri March 8, 2013

Pam Varkony Hosts Lehigh Valley Discourse Honoring Women's History Month

Kicking off Women's History Month, host Pamela Varkony will interview two of the Lehigh Valley's trailblazers, Diane Wittry, composer, author, entrepreneur, and the first woman conductor of the Allentown Symphony, as well as Dr. Stephanie Olexa, scientist, philanthropist, and the only woman to serve as president of the Lehigh Valley Angel Investors. Join Pamela and her guests for this live conversation. (Original air date March 7, 2013.)

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Arts
11:02 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Russian Ministries Twinning Project Focus of Lehigh Valley Discourse

John Pearce talks with Andrey Beskorovainiy and Allen Smith, both of whom are involved in a Russian Ministries "twinning" project, which has been developed to overcome cold war and denominational stereotypes between Russia and the U.S.

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Arts
11:00 am
Mon March 4, 2013

Islam the Focus of Lehigh Valley Discourse

This week’s topic is Judaism and Islam in the United States. Co-hosts John Pearce and Ray Schwab will interview Dr. Sharon Albert of Muhlenberg College. She teaches religion studies and lectures on Islam.  Listeners will have an opportunity to call-in during the program with their questions. (Original air date February 28, 2013).

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Business
11:45 am
Fri February 22, 2013

Dr. Alice Gast, President of Lehigh University, on Lehigh Valley Discourse

Host Sally Handlon welcomes Dr. Alice Gast, President of Lehigh University, which was recently ranked 38th in the nation by US News & World Reports annual report of national universities  which are research institutions that award degrees at every level.  She will be discussing the University and its path to the future as well as other aspects of running this higher education business. (Original air date February 21, 2013.)
 

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Politics
12:38 pm
Fri February 15, 2013

Gay Rights on Lehigh Valley Discourse

The human rights issue of our time is not just the tolerance of gays and lesbians in our society but their acceptance as citizens with all the rights of anyone else. The campaign's pace has accelerated with each new victory. This Valentine's Day it seems appropriate that we explore the progress gays and lesbians have made. Alan Jennings's guests are Liz Bradbury, who is probably the best known activist in the region, and whose efforts go back 30 years, and Adrian Shanker who, in his mid-twenties, is experiencing life far differently than Liz did.

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