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Host John Pearce welcomes guest Dr. Margaret Christian, professor of English at Penn State-Lehigh Valley, who has studied many sermons from 16th century England.

She discusses these sermons from Elizabethan society after King Henry VIII created the Church of England. Believe it or not, there are parallels between those times and our own, as Dr. Christian explains. 

(Original air-date: 12/8/16). 

Economic Pulse: Week of 12/9/16

Dec 19, 2016

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

Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar airs Fridays at 5:44 pm and Mondays at 7:41 am. 

(Original air-date: 12/9/16)

Twenty-one people die each day waiting for an organ transplant. The Philadelphia-based non-profit organization, Gift of Life Donor Program, works to help the nearly 5,000 patients awaiting a life-saving transplant in our region.

Economic Pulse: Week of 12/2/2016

Dec 13, 2016

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

Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.

(Original air-date: 12/2/2016)

Economic Pulse: Week of 11/25/16

Dec 12, 2016

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

Economic Pulse with Dr. Kamran Afshar airs Fridays at 5:44pm and Mondays at 7:41am.

(Original air-date: 11/25/16)

Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle discuss the 35th Jim Thorpe Old Time Christmas Festival with guests Amy Pienta and Mitch Hanson, owners/artists at Somersault Letterpress, and Jennifer Christman of the Jim Thorpe Old Time Christmas Committee. The festival features three weekends of magical holiday traditions, arts, entertainment, and music. 

Year-End Tax Planning on Your Financial Choices

Dec 8, 2016

On this edition of Your Financial Choices, Laurie Siebert discusses: "Year-end tax planning." 

Laurie also takes listener questions live during the program. 

(Original air-date: 12/7/16)

2017 Tax Changes on Your Financial Choices

Dec 2, 2016

On this edition of Your Financial Choices, Laurie Siebert discusses: "Expected 2017 tax changes as you plan for year end 2016."

Laurie also takes listener questions live during the program.

(Original air-date: 11/30/2016)

Host John Pearce is joined by Pam Bechtel and JoAnn Nenow, Meals on Wheels Executive Directors for Northampton and Lehigh counties, respectively. They discuss Meals on Wheels, now 45 years old in the Lehigh Valley, and its service to the community. 

The meals provided make it possible for many senior citizens to remain in their homes as they age. Hear stories of people receiving two meals daily and learn how you can become a volunteer.

(Original air-date: 11/24/2016)

Eleanor Bobrow talks about the upcoming holidays and the wonderful opportunity to to come together with family and friends, as well as some of the holidays' difficulties. How do we keep our appetites and our yearning for the second or third piece of apple or pumpkin pie under control and how do we deal with the presence of alcoholic beverages?

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