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Economic Pulse: Week of 11/10/17

Nov 20, 2017

Dr. Kamran 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 5:44 p.m. during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41 a.m. during NPR's Morning Edition.   

(Original air-date: 11/10/2017) 

Disaster Planning on Your Financial Choices

Nov 16, 2017

This week, Laurie Siebert's topic was "Disaster Planning." 

Laurie also took listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 11/15/2017)

Eleanor Bobrow talked to individuals active in the Lehigh Conference of Churches about resources in the community that help people deal with mental health illness and addiction as a spiritual journey. Eleanor's guests were Larry Pickens, Director of the Lehigh Conference of Churches since 2014, and Christina DiPierro, Director of the Daybreak program since 2012.

For more than 60 years, the Lehigh Conference of Churches has brought together area congregations in responding to the needs of  "the least among us" while building ecumenical and interfaith partnerships.

At the Movies: Marshall

Nov 14, 2017

Marshall is a powerful film about a Bridgeport, Connecticut, civil rights case in 1941 that was pivotal in the life and career of Thurgood Marshall, who in 1967 become the first African-American to be appointed to the United States Supreme Court.

Pappy's Orchards' Lisa Urffer on The Inside Dish

Nov 13, 2017

Lisa Urffer of Pappy's Orchards in Coopersburg joined Michael Drabenstott to discuss the family owned and operated orchard and bakery with an origin dating back to the 1700s.

(Original air-date: 10/06/17)

Juan Martinez, co-owner of Don Juan Mex Grill, joined Michael Dabenstott to talk about the cuisine at his Latin-inspired restaurants in Bethlehem, Emmaus and Easton.

(Original air-date: 10/06/17)

Economic Pulse: Week of 11/03/17

Nov 13, 2017

Dr. Kamran 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 5:44 p.m. during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41 a.m. during NPR's Morning Edition.   

(Original air-date: 11/03/2017)    

This week, Laurie Siebert's topic was "Planning for and with Children."

Laurie also took listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 11/08/2017)

Dr. Kamran Afshar discussed the October 2017 results of the Kamran Afshar/Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber quarterly economic review of Lehigh Valley businesses.

Joining him was Michelle Griffin Young, the Executive VP of Government and External Affairs at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce as well as the producer of Business Matters at WFMZ-TV; John Hayes, the Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at New Tripoli Bank; and Jack Pfunder, the CEO of Manufacturers Resource Center.

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