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Watersheds and Conservation on LV Discourse

Jan 8, 2018

Host John Pearce discusses the importance of watersheds and conservation with guests Erin Frederick, Master Watershed Steward Coordinator for Penn State Extension in Lehigh and Northampton counties, and Rebecca Kennedy, project specialist for northeastern PA for PENNVEST and president of the Watershed Coalition of the Lehigh Valley.

They discuss the initiatives concerning water in the Lehigh Valley and how listeners can be trained to join their efforts as a teacher with the Penn State Extension's watershed program.

Economic Pulse: Week of 12/29/17

Jan 8, 2018

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: 1/5/2018)

To-Do's for 2018 on Your Financial Choices

Jan 4, 2018

Laurie Siebert returns with her first show of the new year. She discusses: " Looking forward to 2018 - To-Do's."

(Original air-date: 1/3/2017)

Eat Well's Sharon Fraser on Take Charge of Your Life

Jan 4, 2018

Eleanor Bobrow discusses eating during the holiday season and the enormous temptation from food that abounds at this time of year.

Her guest is Sharon Fraser, a Certified Health and Transformation Coach and a Diabetic Solution Coach. Fraser has devoted herself to her company, Eat Well, which counsels individuals to eat well and stay well later.

(Original air-date: 12/25/2017)

At the Movies: Wonder

Jan 4, 2018

“Wonder” is a wonderful film that is not presented as an anti-bullying film per se. “Wonder” is about August “Auggie” Pullman, born with mandibulofacial dystosis, known as Treacher Collins Syndrome.

Stephen Chbosky (director, screenwriter, author, “The Perks of Being a Wallflower”; screenwriter, “Beauty and the Beast”) directs “Wonder” from a screenplay he co-wrote with Steven Conrad (screenwriter, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” “The Pursuit of Happyness”) and Jack Thorne (screenwriter, “War Book”) based on the novel by R.J. Palacio.

Economic Pulse: Week of 12/22/17

Jan 2, 2018

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: 12/22/2017)

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WDIY 88.1 FM Galactic Travels Top 20 for December, 2017.
Shows #1079 to #1082; 7-December-2017 to 28-December-2017
Reported in non-ranked, alphanumeric order.
Compiled by Bill Fox.

This report is also available at the Galactic Travels website.

John Pearce welcomes Cedar Crest College's Dr. Carol Pulham  to discuss Medieval literature and, more specifically, the poetry of Geoffrey Chaucer. Dr. Pulham talks not only of Chaucer's time (14th century), but also of relevance of his thoughts for us today.  Dr. Pulham also reads a short passage from The Canterbury Tales in Middle English.

(Original air-date: 12/21/2017)

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At the Movies: Coco

Dec 28, 2017

"Coco" is an astonishing animation feature film from Disney-Pixar that explores the mythology of the Mexican holiday, Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead).

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