Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley on Take Charge of Your Life

Apr 17, 2014

Host Eleanor Bobrow speaks with Executive Director of Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley Bill Coble about the resources and support available to those who wish to maintain their independence as they grow older.  Senior LIFE Lehigh Valley is an organization that allows seniors to continue living at home by coordinating healthcare and supportive services in Lehigh and Northampton counties. (Original air-date April 14, 2014).

Willy Porter and Carmen Nickerson on All Reet Street

Apr 17, 2014

Host Geoff Chambers welcomes singer-songwriter Willy Porter to the studio for an interview and performance along with vocalist Carmen Nickerson. (Original air-date Saturday, April 11).

The Society of the Arts on Lehigh Valley Arts Salon

Apr 16, 2014

The Society of the Arts (SOTA) of the Allentown Art Museum is back with the 2014 SOTA Show House, a beautiful mansion in historic downtown Bethlehem opening to the public on April 26th. Hosts George Miller and Kate Scuffle will talk with Show House co-chairs Shirlee Neumeyer and Sherry May about this year's gem, dubbed "Downton Abbey" for its grandeur and connection to the Moravian community. (Original air-date April 14, 2014).


Wrapping Up Your Tax Returns on Your Financial Choices

Apr 15, 2014

Host Laurie Siebert, CPA, CFP, AEP, discusses wrapping up your tax returns in time for the deadlines that apply to your situation. (Original air-date April 9, 2014).

Martin Boksenbaum on Living Green in The Lehigh Valley

Apr 15, 2014

  Hosts Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson talk with Martin Boksenbaum, member of the Steering Committee of the Alliance for Sustainable Communities--Lehigh Valley, about their efforts for Earth Day this year, including the 2014 edition of Sustainable Lehigh Valley, a free annual booklet published with a listing of local Earth Day events. (Original air-date April 15, 2014).

Air Products' Ed Donley on LV Discourse

Apr 7, 2014

"From Farmboy to CEO" describes Ed Donley, the former Chairman, President, and CEO of Air Products & Chemicals, the Lehigh Valley-based Fortune 500 company.

Co-hosts John Dodds and John Pearce spoke with Mr. Donley about his meteoric rise in the business world here in the Lehigh Valley, from very humble beginnings in Michigan. His is a fascinating, inspiring story.

(Original air-date, April 3, 2014)

Addendum: Mr. Donley died on April 1, 2017 from complications of pneumonia at 95. Mr. Donley was a longtime supporter of WDIY and will be greatly missed.

Following the Inflation on WDIY's Economic Pulse

Apr 4, 2014

  Dr. Afshar points out that the overall inflation is close to non-existent in 2014, however, we are starting to see some inflation in food prices. Some categories of meat, like beef roasts registered a 9.1% increase in their price. With the record going to oranges with a whopping 12.2% price increase in the last 12 months.  Tune in on this discussion Friday at 5:44 PM and Monday at 7:35 AM. (Original air-date, April 4, 2014).

Insurance Coverage Tips on Your Financial Choices

Apr 3, 2014

Join host Laurie Siebert and her guest Eileen Budd from the Budd Insurance Agency as they discuss risk management and tips for property and casualty insurance. Laurie will also take listener's questions live on-Air. Or questions may be submitted early through www.yourfinancialchoices.com by clicking Contact Laurie. (Original air-date, April 2, 2014). 

Make a Mark for Mark on Take Charge of Your Life

Apr 2, 2014

Host Eleanor Bobrow talks with Maggie Jugon, 17 year old senior at Palmyra High School and co-founder of Make a Mark for Mark (MMM), an organization whose mission is to provide information and resources on mental health, the causes and signs of depression and suicide, and how to get help. Established in honor of the recent suicide of fellow classmate, Mark K., who took his life this past December, the Make a Mark for Mark fund will be holding a Mental Health Fair on May 18 from 4PM to 7PM to help educate others on the stigma associated with depression and suicide.

Ellison Heil on Living Green in The Lehigh Valley

Apr 1, 2014

Annie Prince and Bruce Wilson speak with Ellison Heil, the President of EnAcT, the "Environmental Activism Team" at Muhlenberg College, to tell us about Muhlenberg College's Earth Day educational festival on Friday, April 11 from 11am to 5 pm. This event is free and open to the public. Living Green in the Lehigh Valley is also broadcast on Wednesday at 5:45 pm during "All Things Considered". (Original air-date, April 1, 2014).