From the Producers Pod: April 12-13, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 04/12 2014 01:37AM

Updated 04/12 2014 02:01AM

Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod. 

 A bad day of fishing is better than a good day of work.  ~Author Unknown
(From the Quote Garden)
It is the first day of trout season- Happy Fishing Everyone!

Here is what some of the members of the Eyewitness News Team are up to:

  On Saturday, April 12-  The I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick will be the host of the Family Service Association of NEPA’s Carnival of Love Celebrating Families Gala and Auction  at The Hotel at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs
Rt. 315, Wilkes- Barre, PA -6:00-11:00 PM.  Proceeds will go towards the many programs and services offered by the Family Service Association of NEPA- the people who bring us Helpline!
On Sunday, April 13- Join Brittany Sweeney and her puppy Valentine for the Tails for Troops event.  The Event takes place at the Abington Dog Park in Clarks Summit  at 1 pm  and benefits  Operation Tails for Troops.  There will be lots of fun activities for you and your pet.  Plus the money raised helps to provide service dogs to area veterans.
Newsmakers ventures into the construction zone this Sunday, April 13.  The monthly public affairs program will feature PennDOT.  Newsmakers is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and the I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick.  Bugda and Mehalshick will have as their guests, Rick Mason and James May, PennDOT Public Information Officers and Michael Taluto and David Thompson- PennDOT Safety Officers. 
  The panel will discuss the upcoming Spring and Summer Road Construction projects, Safety on the road, and how the community can be part of one of the many roadway cleanup programs.  Newsmakers Airs Sunday, April 13 at 6:30 am on WYOU and at 11:30 am on WBRE.
Got a Question?
  If you have a veteran's issue- you can call Judge Tom Munley of Veterans Views at 570-706-7418.  You can also reach Judge Munley on
If you have a legal question you would like answered by Law and You team of Attorney Greg Fellerman and Attorney Ed Ciarimboli you can call 570-706-7429.  You can also submit a question on
 -Generations of Energy Segment: Take a look at the past, present and the future-of energy sources in our region .  Join Drew Speier  for Generations of Energy report this Sunday at 11 pm on Eyewitness News  
  Check out our Community Link here on PA Homepage.  This weekend features:  (Read more about these events on Community Link)

On Air! -WCLH, Wilkes University’s student-run radio station will celebrate 40 years of service to the community with a special event. The 40 Years Locked event will be held on Friday, April 25th from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Henry Student Center Ballroom. 

 The Central PA Chamber of Commerce and its Central PA Business & Education Association will be holding a Community Yard Sale the same weekend as the popular Milton Community Yard Sale, May 2 and 3.
On Wednesday, May 28, local historian John Revak will premiere “Northeastern Pennsylvania in Stereo,” a narrated ride along the Delaware & Hudson Gravity Railroad using stereoviews enhanced with modern 3-D technology at the Lackawanna Historical Society’s Catlin House, 232 Monroe Avenue, Scranton. The program will begin at 7 p.m.

Join the Team:
 Sharon Gaeta and Kevin Derk will be here for Eyewitness News.   Saturday and  Sunday at 9 a.m.. 
  Join Mark Hiller, Drew Anderson and A.J. Donatoni for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU) and at 10 on Fox 56 on Saturday and Sunday evening.  
  Kirstin Cook is your Weekend producer.   
What's on TV Tonight?
Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator- has these program highlights for the weekend on WBRE and WYOU.   
Saturday, April 12, 2014-   
NASCAR 6-10:30pm on WOLF tonight…. The “Bojangles’ Southern 500” (10pm news goes to WSWB . “Dateline NBC” – where is the New Mexico mechanic….who has been missing for 8 years?  (WBRE)  “48 Hours” (9pm) is an update on the death of a powerful politician’s gf…. And at  10pm, can a teen prove his father killed his mother?  (Both WYOU.)  Thankfully “SNL” is new tonight with Seth Rogen hosting and Ed Sheeran as musical guest.
Sunday, April 13, 2014- 
“Simpsons” ---in the future, Lisa’s husband is a zombie-Milhouse….. and on “Family Guy”, did Peter leave Stewie at the park?  (WOLF). 
  “Dateline NBC” ----reminder----rowing across the Atlantic (Africa to US) is a BAD idea…. And on “American
Dream Builders” (8pm,), 8 contestants left and they must build 4 modular homes in 3 days.  (WBRE)  “60 Minutes” --- learn about Pope Francis from his bff’s..and can an American win the Boston Marathon this year?  (7pm)  Later, on “The Mentalist”,will  Jane prove a death-row inmate’s innocence in time to save his life?  Both are WYOU. 
Thank you for making Eyewitness News Part of your Weekend!

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