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This week, Laurie Siebert's topic was "Planning for and with Children."

Laurie also took listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 11/08/2017)

Dr. Kamran Afshar discussed the October 2017 results of the Kamran Afshar/Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber quarterly economic review of Lehigh Valley businesses.

Joining him was Michelle Griffin Young, the Executive VP of Government and External Affairs at the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce as well as the producer of Business Matters at WFMZ-TV; John Hayes, the Executive Vice President and Chief Lending Officer at New Tripoli Bank; and Jack Pfunder, the CEO of Manufacturers Resource Center.

Economic Pulse: Week of 10/27/17

Nov 9, 2017

Dr. 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 5:44 p.m. during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41 a.m. during NPR's Morning Edition.  (Original air-date: 10/27/2017)

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WDIY 88.1 FM "Galactic Travels" Top 20 for October, 2017.
Shows #1070 to #1073; 5-October-2017 to 26-October-2017
Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order.
Compiled by Bill Fox

This report is also available at the Galactic Travels website.

WeatherTrends 360's Bill Kirk on LV Discourse

Nov 3, 2017

So what is up with this weather?  It seems like there have been more natural disasters this past year than in the past, but is that really true? 

Host Sally Handlon and her guest Bill Kirk, CEO and founder of WeatherTrends 360, discussed weather events, weather history, and the 2017-18 winter.   (Original air-date: 10/19/17)

Allentown-based author Deborah Heiligman joined Eleanor Bobrow to discusses her new book, Theo and Vincent, which explores the deep and enduring friendship between Vincent Van Gogh and his brother Theo.

Drawing upon meticulous research, which includes analysis of the 658 letters Vincent wrote to Theo during his lifetime, Heiligman weaved a tale of two lives intertwined and the extraordinary lives of the Van Gogh brothers.

(Original air-date: 10/23/17) 

Director Jim Peck joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to talk about Muhlenberg College's current production of Stephen Sondheim's Sunday in the Park with George.

Sondheim's longing, luminous musical celebrates creative genius and the exquisite, excruciating process of trying to make art. Winner of the 1985 Pulitzer Prize, it is perhaps the most intimate and personal work of Sondheim's career.  

(Original air-date: 10/30/17) 

Year-End Tax Planning on Your Financial Choices

Nov 2, 2017

Laurie's topic was "Year-end tax planning - give yourself some time."

Laurie also took listener questions live on the air.

(Original air-date: 11/01/2017)

The current exhibition at the the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks in Bethlehem is "The New Black - Volunteerism," a show about people, community and the giving capacity of the human spirit, featuring unique portraits created with wood stain on maple panels. 

Artist D Nina Cruz joined hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle to discuss this celebration of giving back as a work of art.

(Original air-date: 10/23/17)

Economic Pulse: Week of 10/20/17

Oct 30, 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 5:44 p.m. during NPR's All Things Considered and Monday at 7:41 a.m. during NPR's Morning Edition.   (Original air-date: 10/20/2017)   

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