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Parenting expert Faith Collins joined Eleanor Bobrow to discuss the process of raising toddlers and preschoolers.

Young children's behavior can be overwhelming for parents, and Faith explained how to build a strong, loving relationship with your children when they are uncooperative. (Original air-date: 11/20/17) 

At the Movies: Thor: Ragnarok

Nov 30, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok follows the Marvel Comics character Thor as he battles to escape from captivity and save his home. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the superhero film.

(Original air-date: 11/20/17)

At the Movies: Murder on the Orient Express

Nov 30, 2017

Murder on the Orient Express boasts a bravura turn as Hercule Poirot by Kenneth Branagh, who directs the star-studded extravaganza that is a remake of the 1974 movie directed by Sidney Lumet and is also based on the 1934 novel by Agatha Christie.

Along for the ride in the 2017 version, in addition to Branagh, are Penélope Cruz, Willem Dafoe, Judi Dench, Johnny Depp, Josh Gad, Derek Jacobi, Leslie Odom Jr., Michelle Pfeiffer, and Daisy Ridley. Paul Willistein of the Lehigh Valley Press reviews the Crime-Mystery film.

(Original air-date: 11/27/2017)

Touchstone Theatre is getting ready to unwrap the latest Christmas City Follies, the theater's annual holiday-themed vaudeville. Touchstone's Mary Wright joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle for a preview of some of the jolly mischief, merry melodies, and holiday cheer that awaits us onstage with Christmas City Follies XVIII.

Managing Debt on Your Financial Choices

Nov 30, 2017

This week, Laurie Siebert's topic was "Managing Debt." 

Laurie also took listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 11/29/2017)

"Not your ordinary diner" founder Billy Kounoupis has just released his third book, The IT Factor: Mindset of an Entrepreneur.

Silagh White spoke with Anthony Marraccini, curator and manager of Connexions Gallery in Easton, about the gallery and the downtown Easton arts scene.

(Original air-date: 11/20/17)

 

Deborah L. Peters, Wealth Advisor ChFC, RICP, CDFA, joined Eleanor Bobrow to discuss how she utilizes education, communication, holistic planning and her faith-based values to help her clients plan for their future and pursue their financial goals.

She examined some of the emotional, legal and financial issues when a woman faces divorce.

(Original air-date: 10/30/17)

The Life of George Washington on LV Discourse

Nov 27, 2017

Guest Jeffrey Finegan, Sr. loves studying the life and times of George Washington.

Finegan talked about his recently published book, My Dear Général: The Extraordinary Relationship between George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette.  How did the Frenchman become such a friend of Washington?  Did Lafayette's involvement in our Revolutionary War really have an impact? Listen to this fascinating story to find out.  (Original air-date: 10/26/17)  

Economic Pulse: Week of 11/17/17

Nov 27, 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 5:44 p.m. during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41 a.m. during NPR's Morning Edition. (Original air-date: 11/17/2017)

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