WDIY Headlines

Discussing Social Security Changes on Your Financial Choices

Feb 4, 2016

Laurie Siebert and her guest, Mark Bacak, District Manager for the Social Security Administration, will discuss: "Social Security Changes." 

(Original air-date: 2/3/2016)

Eric Mintel Interviewed on The Blend

Feb 4, 2016

Bill Dautremont-Smith speaks to composer and jazz pianist Eric Mintel about his performance at the Mauch Chunk Opera House in Jim Thorpe on Saturday, February 6th which will feature original music and performances of classic TV theme songs. 

(Original air-date: 2/2/2016)

Exploring the Lehigh Valley's Comedy Scene on LV Arts Salon

Feb 4, 2016


Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle explore the comedy scene in the Lehigh Valley with guest Dan Maher from the Lehigh Valley improv comedy team, Mandudebro.

(Original air-date: 1/25/2016)

Economic Pulse: Week of 1/29/2016

Feb 4, 2016

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

(Original air-date: 1/29/2016)

Robert D. Touzeau, CLU, ChSNC, LUTCF joins host Laurie Siebert to discuss financial planning for special needs families. Robert and Laurie also take listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 1/27/2016)

George Hrab on The Blend

Jan 26, 2016

Multi-instumentalist, composer, and musical chameleon, George Hrab, returned to the WDIY studios to talk about The Broad Street Score, a reworking of his compositions from the last 20 years for a performance with string quartet, the Rittenhouse Strings, on Saturday, January 23rd at the IceHouse in Bethlehem.

In addition to discussing George's career, host Bill Dautremont-Smith played some of the original versions of George's songs with previews of the string quartet versions.

(Original air-date: 1/19/2016)

Rabbi Allen Juda & Dr. Peter Pettit on LV Discourse

Jan 26, 2016

"Journeys to Justice -- Learning and Action" is the topic of two upcoming forums, sponsored by the Institute for Jewish-Christian Understanding.  On this program, host John Pearce welcomes Dr. Peter Pettit and Rabbi Allen Juda to the WDIY studios. Included in the forums: hunger, domestic violence, education. What is just and how can you achieve justice?

(Original air-date: 1/14/2016)

Economic Pulse: Week of 1/22/2016

Jan 26, 2016

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

(Original air-date: 1/22/2016)


It's been two years since Becky Bradley, Executive Director of the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission, first spoke with host Sally Handlon about the planning commission's activities. On this program, Becky gives an update on "Lehigh Valley: Live, Work and Play."

 (Original air-date: 1/21/2016)

Daniel Banks of Silver Crest Insurance joins host Laurie Siebert to discuss: "The Medicare Annual Disenrollment Period and other Medicare-related items." Laurie and Daniel also answer listeners' questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 1/20/2016)