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Face the Issues (2019)

Watch Past Episodes by clicking the year below

 

Hosted by Samuel Chen

Airs Tuesdays @ 8:30 pm / Fridays @ 8:30 pm / Saturdays @ 4:30 pm

Robust conversations about the issues of the day that affect our
region. From community to politics to healthcare and finances;
all these topics and more will be thoughtfully discussed and examined.

The Youth Vote

Guests: Courtney Steinruck, Environmental Science Student, NCC & David Martinez Saenz, President of Student Senate, NCC

Air Dates: Nov 12, 15 & 16

2020: Road to the Whitehouse

Guest: John Cole

Managing Editor of PoliticsPA

Air Dates: Nov 5, 8 & 9

Community In Focus: Michelle Tatosian

Guest:  Michelle Tatosian

Pennsylvania New Century Transfer Pathway Scholar

Air Dates: Oct. 29, Nov. 1 & 2

Street Medicine: Providing Hope for the Homeless

Guests from: LVHN Street Medicine

Bennie Eliason: Community Health Worker,Lehigh Valley Health Network Street Medicine

& Seth A. Campbell, PA-C: Lehigh Valley Health Network Street Medicine

Air Dates: Oct. 22 & 25

Impending Recession?

Guest:  Hon. Gordon Denlinger

PA State Director, National Federation of Independent Business

Air Dates: Oct. 1, 4 & 5

Outsourcing: The Future of Employment?

Guests from: Pena4, Inc.

Manny Peña: Chairman and CEO
Ismael Arcelay: Director of Business Development
Joseph J. Gurrieri: President and COO

Air Dates: Sept. 24 & 27

Lehigh Valley Reads: Childhood Literacy

Guest: Angela Zanelli

Campaign Director: Lehigh Valley Reads

Air Dates: Sept 17, 20 &  21

Community Colleges & Higher Education

Guest:  Elizabeth Bolden

President/CEO: PA Commission of Community Colleges

Air Dates: Sept 10, 13 & 14

Scams

Guest:  Gavin Holihan, Esq.

Criminal Defense Attorney

Air Dates: September 3 / 6 / 7

Criminal Defense: How Do You Defend These People?

Guest:  Gavin Holihan, Esq.

Criminal Defense Attorney

Air Dates: August 27 / 30 / 31

Real ID

Guest:  Tom Shortell 

Road Warrior Columnist at The Morning Call

Air Dates: August 20 / 23 / 24

Drones

Guest:  David Heath

Director, PA Drone Association

Air Dates: August 13 / 16 / 17

Money In College Sports – Paying Student Athletes

Guest:  Gordon Voit

Sports Director and Lead Anchor, WAND TV, Heisman Voter

Air Dates: August 6 / 9 / 10

Money In College Sports

Guest:  Gordon Voit

Sports Director and Lead Anchor, WAND TV, Heisman Voter

Air Dates: July 30 / Aug 2 / 3

Community In Focus: Kendal Conrad

Guest:  Kendal Conrad

Musician, Recording Artist

Air Dates: July 2 / 5 / 6

On Campus: College Life Today

Guest:  Nate Sims

Campus Minister for Lehigh Valley Cru

Air Dates: June 25 / 28 / 29

 

Need for Speed: NASCAR’s Package Controversy

Guest: Zachary Sturniolo

Sports Reporter and Columnist, Pocono Record

Host, Side by Side, ESPN Poconos

Air Dates: June 18 / 20 / 22

Need for Speed: The Impact of NASCAR on the Region

Guest: Zachary Sturniolo

Sports Reporter and Columnist, Pocono Record

Host, Side by Side, ESPN Poconos

Air Dates: June 11 / 13 / 15

Storm Chaser: Tornado Season

Guest: Jana Lesak Houser, Ph.D.

Atmospheric Scientist & Assistant Professor of Meteorology Department of Geography: Ohio University

Air Dates: June 4 / 7 / 8

Pennsylvania Politics: Post-Primary Breakdown

Guest: John Cole

Managing Editor of PoliticsPA

Air Dates: May 28 / 31 / June 1

Memorial Day Special: Answering the Call to Serve

Guest: Andrew Treiber

Sergeant First Class, Pennsylvania Army National Guard

Air Dates: May 21 / 24 / 25

Environmental Impact: Climate Change and the Economy

Guest: Hon. Gordon Denlinger

PA State Director, National Federation of Independent Business

Air Dates: May 14 / 17 / 18

Healthy You- Vaccines and Kids

Guest: Emily Beckett, D.O.

Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Air Dates: May 7 / 10 / 11

Racism in America

Guest: Xavier Warren

Partner, Congressional Partners

Air Dates: April 30 / May 3 / 4

The Spotted Lanternfly (Part 2)

Guest: Antonio Pineda

Member, Whitehall Environmental Advisory Council

Air Dates: April 9 / 12 / 13

The Spotted Lanternfly (Part 1)

Guest: Antonio Pineda

Member, Whitehall Environmental Advisory Council

Air Dates: April 2 / 5 / 6

Election 2019: Judicial & Local Elections

Guest: John Cole

Managing Editor of PoliticsPA

Air Dates: March 26 / 29 / 30

Election 2019: Special Elections

Guest: John Cole

Managing Editor of PoliticsPA

Air Dates: March 19 / 22 / 23

Presidential Power (Part 2): Impeachment

Guest: Adam Carrington, Ph.D.

Asst. Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College

Air Dates: March 12 / 15 / 16

Presidential Power (Part 1): National Emergency Declaration

Guest: Adam Carrington, Ph.D.

Asst. Professor of Politics, Hillsdale College

Air Dates: March 5 / 8 / 9

Estate Planning: Part 2

Guest: Richard W. Shaffer, Jr.

Attorney-At-Law, of Counsel to Swartz & Associates

Feb 19 / 22 / 23

Estate Planning: Part 1

Guest: Richard W. Shaffer, Jr.

Attorney-At-Law, of Counsel to Swartz & Associates

Air Dates: Feb 12 / 15 / 16

Raising the Wage – Minimum and Living Wages

Guest: Hon. Gordon Denlinger

PA State Director, National Federation of Independent Business

Air Dates: Jan 29 / Feb 1 / 2

Topic: Tax Season – Impact of the New Tax Law

Guest: Jeffrey Berdahl

CPA, Shareholder RLB Accountants

Air Dates: Jan 22 / 25 / 26