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On the September episode of The Inside Dish, Michael Drabenstott further explored the Lehigh Valley culinary scene.

He talked about coffee roasting and preparation with Dan Taylor and Matt Hengeveld, who own Monocacy Coffee and Lit Roastery and Bakeshop in Bethlehem. 

(Original air-date: 9/4/2017)

Nurture Nature Center on LV Arts Salon

Sep 5, 2017

The Nurture Nature Center (NNC) in Easton explores nature and environmental sustainability through a combination of the arts as well as science, including artist workshops, films, gallery shows and a mix of programming for young and old.

Nurture Nature's Executive Director Rachel Hogan Carr and Arts Director Keri Maxfield join host George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about what's on offer this autumn for the arts at NNC.

 (Original air-date: 8/14/2017)

Education Tax Benefits on Your Financial Choices

Sep 1, 2017

Laurie Siebert discussed "What you need to know about education tax benefits." 

Laurie also took listener questions live on the air during the program.

(Original air-date: 8/30/2017) 

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle welcomed Allison MacKenzie and Hedge Sefcovic of Ah-Ha Arts Management to talk about the premier of the Lehigh Valley Fiber Festival.

The festival, organized by Ah Ha and the Wildlands Conservancy from September 23-24, will showcase over 50 artisans and feature live demonstrations, food specialties, classes, and book signings in addition to kids crafts, nature walks, and the opportunity to explore the 77-acre preserve at Pool Wildlife Sanctuary of Wildlands Conservancy.

(Original air-date: 8/28/2017)

Author, hypnotist, and podcaster Erika Flint joined Eleanor Bobrow to discuss weight loss and how hypnosis can help with eating habits that are programmed into our brains at a subconscious level.  Flint's latest book is Reprogramming Your Weight: Stop Thinking About Food All the Time, Regain Control of Your Eating and Lose Weight Once and for All.

(Original air-date: 8/21/2017) 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Lehigh Valley has been a guiding light to many children since 1971. Over these years, their youth and families have grown and changed but the philosophy and impact of BBBS 1-1 mentoring programs remains consistently powerful.


Sally speaks with BBBS CEO Susan Bartels and Board Member and BIG, Bruce Eames, about the history, impacts, and future direction of the organization that assists over 400 Lehigh Valley young boys and girls.

(Original air-date: 8/17/2017)

How prepared are we in case of an emergency that requires that we leave our homes as quickly as possible? On this edition of Take Charge of Your Life, Eleanor Bobrow welcomes guest Marilyn Rebhun, founder of RecordHelp, an organization that helps people organize important documents for emergencies, allowing them all to be moved at a moment's notice.

(Original air-date: 8/15/2017)

This week's guests are Deb Sacarakis and Andy Cassano of Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center, who talked  with host Bill Dautremont-Smith about the first half of their upcoming 2017-2018 season.  

They  discussed some of the performances they are excited about spanning music and dance in their Guest Artist series, as well as in Lehigh's own Theatre Department and Music Department presentations.

(Original air-date: 8/21/2017)

Laurie Siebert reviewed prior show topics and important take-aways. 

Laurie took listener questions live on the air during the program. (Original air-date: 8/23/2017)

Economic Pulse: Week of 8/18/17

Aug 29, 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 5:44pm during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41am during NPR's Morning Edition.

(Original air-date: 8/18/2017)