From the Producers Pod: April 5-6, 2014 Edition

Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod. 
When they start the game, they don't yell, "Work ball." They say, "Play ball." ~Willie Stargell, 1981  (From the Quote Garden)
Here is what some of the members of the Eyewitness News Team are up to:
  Get ready to walk with our friend and co-worker Jasmine Brooks- at Climb the Mohegan Sun Arena.  1,224 steps for Lung Health and the American Lung Association-help raise awareness and funds.   Saturday,  April 5th.  Register at noon and begin climbing the steps at 1 pm.  For more information call the American Lung Association at 570-823-2212!
*Ken Brown
will be on the run this weekend * Ken is participating in the Inaugural Scranton Half Marathon on Sunday, April 6th.  The Race begins and ends at Scranton Memorial Stadium. The goal of the race is to provide a superior event highlighting the local area and in doing so, bring increased exposure and revenue for local businesses. Proceeds from the 2014 event will benefit the continued development of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail.
*And here is a sweet treat!  Our resident baker and reporter Laurie Monteforte has a blog called Frosting and A Smile-  and one of Laurie’s recipes is now featured in Cosmopolitan in an article by Jane Maynard.  Check it out!  Also Check out Frosting and A Smile!
A reminder: It is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 6–12 in communities throughout the nation.
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 .  The topic this week- a proposed severance tax on natural gas drilling. Drew Speier takes a closer look in his 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)
 Registration is now open for the Girls on the Run Spring 5K race and a new race location has been selected.  The inaugural 5K in Mifflinburg! The course will take place through the beautiful town of Mifflinburg and will come back on the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail for a scenic finish. The race will be held on May 3rd at 10 a.m. at Mifflinburg Community Park.
The Bucknell Brigade will host a yard sale Saturday, April 12, in the South Ward parking lot, located on Blackberry Alley between St. George and St. Catherine streets in Lewisburg.  The Brigade will collect additional donations at the South Ward parking lot on Saturday, April 5, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m
The enchantment of Sirens will lure audiences to a deserted island, where magic, fairies and romance collide in a moonlit forest during the King’s College Theatre Department’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” at 7:30 p.m. April 9-12 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 13, in the George P. Maffei II Theatre. 
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 5, 2014-   
 Repeat “POI” and “Criminal Minds” tonight….(8pm, 9pm) then “48 Hours” (new)----a lover is shot dead, can cell phone video convict or clear the person charged?  All WYOU.
“Dateline NBC” (Saturday Night Version) ----a repeat of the murder of a college co-ed, “the girl with the blue Mustang” (WBRE). 
 “Rake” (now on Saturdays), 8-10pm (2 episodes back –to –back), Keegan charms a former CA Governor into supporting Scarlett…and a friend of Keegan’s is accused of animal cruelty.  (WOLF)   
  At least in Late Night, “SNL” is new with Anna Kendrick hosting…and Pharrell is musical guest. 
Sunday, April 6, 2014- 
 “60 Minutes” --- the ghost town of Fukushima, healthcare for the families of Appalachia and a hidden art collection comes to light (7pm)….while at 8pm, it’s the “49th Annual
Academy of Country Music Awards” live from Vegas with Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton hosting.  (WYOU) 
“Ann Curry Reports” on climate change at  7pm on WBRE….the extreme weather changes of the last year are detailed.   Later on “Crisis” (10pm), Meg faces the consequences of her actions.   
  “Bob’s Burgers” – Is Linda really a psychic?  “Family Guy” – a fight over “the booth” breaks out at The Drunken Clam (8:30pm)…both WOLF. 
Thank you for making Eyewitness News Part of your Weekend!

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