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Host Bill Dautremont-Smith turns the tables on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon's regular host, author Bathsheba Monk, by putting her behind the guest microphone this week. They discuss Monk's new endeavor, book publishing company Blue Heron Book Works, that began business in Allentown one year ago becoming only the second publishing company in the Lehigh Valley.

(Original air-date: 11/30/15)

Special Focus on Galactic Travels
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Celebrating the upcoming holidays, the communities of the Nazareth-Bath and Whitehall areas have developed their own unique traditions. The Chambers of Commerce in those communities help to be a unifying force for these and other community activities.  Nazareth-Bath Chamber President Tina Smith and Whitehall Area Chamber Executive Director Ann Marie Slavick joined Sally Handlon to discuss both the upcoming holiday and the Chamber’s role in their respective business communities.

(Original air-date: 11/19/2015)

Eleanor was joined by Marilyn Amster Gould, author of Son of a Son, which traces the story of a thirteen year-old named Myer as he journeys to the United States all alone-how he learns through success and defeat, love and loss, and the challenges of generations to generations.

They talked about how our parents, grandparents and great-grandparents made the journey from Europe or the Middle East to the "Golden Medina"-the Golden land of America.

(Original air-date: 11/09/2015)

Host Laurie Siebert is joined by Steve Stelzman from The Mortgage Company to discuss: "Qualifying for a mortgage and restoring your credit." Laurie and Steve also answer listener questions live on-air.

(Original air-date: 11/18/2015)

Host Bill Dautremont-Smith and his guests preview A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert 2015 coming to Miller Symphony Hall on Sunday, November 29th. Guests Miriam Huertas, Senior Vice President of the Greater Leigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, and Mike Krisukas, concert music director, discuss what's in store for the show's 19th year.

(Original air-date: 11/16/15)

Stories of Allentown’s past is our topic.  Co-hosts John Pearce and historian Frank Whelan interview attorney Malcolm Gross about his grandfather and father, both mayors of Allentown.  Gross’ book, Two Mayors and a Lawyer (2013), tells much of Allentown in the past century.

(Original air-date: 11/12/15)

Dr. Kamran Afshar presents a special edition Lehigh Valley Discourse featuring a roundtable discussion on the results of Kamran Afshar Associates, Inc.'s quarterly economic review of Lehigh Valley businesses. Dr. Afshar welcomes Jack Pfunder, Executive Director of Manufacturing Resource Center, and Tom Demshock, Broker at Fishburn Realty. 

(Original air-date: 11/05/15)

Valley National Group

 

 

Guest host Rodman Young, CPA/PFS, CFP®, from Valley National Financial Advisors, will discuss:

“Year-end financial and tax review – before it’s too late!” 

Author Neil Gaiman on Musings

Nov 11, 2015

Host Kenn Michael spoke with author Neil Gaiman before his appearance at Muhlenberg College as part of the college's Living Writers series.  Gaiman later gave a public reading of his work on November 16th at Muhlenberg's Empie Theatre, Center for the Arts.

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