We welcome WFMZ Channel 69 reporter and anchor, Alexandra Hogan, to the Podcast! Alexandra is somewhat new to the Lehigh Valley, so we had a fun time finding out what she thought about the area before she arrived.
From her Bio: Alexandra Hogan is an Emmy award-winning journalist and a three time Emmy nominee. Born and raised in Switzerland, Alexandra also lived in Spain, Israel, and seven states across the U.S. She is fluent in both English and French.
Alexandra won her Emmy for ‘Human Trafficking: A Survivor’s Story’, her piece featuring a woman from Ohio, who had been sold into human trafficking.
Bethlehem-native and actor extraordinaire, Dan Roebuck, took a bit from his busy schedule to talk with us regarding Hollywood, what makes the Lehigh Valley fantastic, what he likes about our studio, and what he once said to Harrison Ford at 4 a.m. in Chicago.
Roebuck has appeared in movies such as “The Fugitive”, “U.S. Marshalls”, Rob Zombie’s remake of “Halloween”, and “Halloween II”. He’s appeared on television shows such as “Matlock”, “Lost”, “The Man in the High Castle” and many, many more. Check out his filmography.
This week, the Lehigh Valley with Love Podcast welcomes Cups for a Cure founder, Rachel Chapman. On November 17, Machs Gute Pub and Grille, (713 Linden Street, Bethlehem) will host the 10th annual event, which raises money for those affected by cancer.
We talk about Rachel’s journey with the event, which started as a “happy hour idea” to one that has recently sent a family to Disneyland.
We’re focusing a bit on politics this month leading up to the November 6 elections and we’ve welcomed on Tim Silfies, who is running for Congress in District 7 not as a Republican, not as a Democrat, but something different.
We talk to Tim about his life in the Lehigh Valley, working for various news outlets, and how having his dad as a director for the WWE affected elementary school. We also dive into exactly what being a Libertarian means when it comes to local politics.
We’re focusing a bit on politics this month leading up to the November 6 elections and we’ve welcomed on Tom Applebach, candidate for the Pennsylvania State Representative 134th District. Tom talks about his military history and work as Lehigh County Director of Veterans Affairs.