WDIY Headlines

Economic Pulse: Week of 3/10/17

Mar 23, 2017

A weekly look at the trends driving our nation's economy as well as the Lehigh Valley's economy. 

 Economic Pulse airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.   (Original air-date: 3/10/17)

Host Laurie Siebert and her guest, Justin Cohen, Finance Major at Temple University, discuss:"How much do college students understand about financial issues?" 

 Laurie also answers live listener questions, as well as questions submitted before the show online.

(Original air-date: 3/22/17)

John Dodds welcomes John Ernesto, general manager of the annual Berks Jazz Fest, to preview the 2017 festival beginning March 31st. 

Elder Scams on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 17, 2017

Host Eleanor Bobrow discusses research that indicates older people are more likely to be victims of certain scams such as identity theft and financial exploitation.

Joining her is David P. Shallcross, Elder Abuse Unit Leader, of the Office of the Attorney General. He explains the types of crimes targeting seniors and presents valuable steps to help prevent such crimes. 

(Original air-date: 3/13/17)

The Open World Animation Fest on LV Arts Salon

Mar 16, 2017

The Alternative Gallery, located in Allentown's Cigar Factory art space, plays host this month to the Open World Animation Fest, back for its second year and growing fast, featuring over 100 animators and hundreds of films from around the world from March 23-26.  

 Brandon Wunder (Director, Alternative Gallery and Open World Animation Fest) joins hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to tell us more about the films, the screenings, the exhibits and the excitement.   (Original air-date: 3/13/17)

Schedule K-1 on Your Financial Choices

Mar 16, 2017

This week, Laurie Siebert discusses "What is a Schedule K-1 and why might you get one?" 

 Laurie also answers listener questions on the air and questions submitted online before the show. (Original air-date: 3/15/17)

Steve Brosky and Jimmy Meyer on The Blend

Mar 10, 2017

Lehigh Valley guitarists and songwriters Steve Brosky and Jimmy Meyer join WDIY's Shamus McGroggan in the studio for a live interview and performance.

They feature songs from Steve Brosky's newest album, "Still." 

(Original air-date: 2/28/17)

Economic Pulse: Week of 3/3/17

Mar 10, 2017

A weekly look at the trends driving our nation's economy as well as the Lehigh Valley's economy.Economic Pulse airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.  

(Original air-date: 3/3/17)

'The Bridal Chair' on Take Charge of Your Life

Mar 10, 2017

Eleanor Bobrow welcomes best-selling author Gloria Goldreich to dicuss her latest book, The Bridal Chair.

Goldreich's book is a coming-of- age tale that chronicles the life of Ida Chagall, the forgotten woman behind the famous modernist painter, Marc Chagall. 

(Original air-date: 2/27/17)

Monocacy Chapter of Trout Unlimited on LV Discourse

Mar 10, 2017

Host Steve Aaronson welcomes guests from the Monocacy Chapter of Trout Unlimited

The topics are fly fishing and conservation -- and the Fly Fishing Film Tour that is coming to Steel Stacks on March 28th and 29th.

(Original air-date: 3/9/17)

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