From the Producers Pod: August 14, 2014

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 08/14 2014 03:45PM

Updated 08/14 2014 03:49PM

Hi It's Jayne Ann Bugda from the "Producer Pod"

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  August ᨊ14, 2014. 
  According to several sources today- (Including my Bottom Line- Know it all Calendar) August 14 is National Creamsicle Day!


  Eyewitness News Reporter Valerie Tysanner will be judging "Valley's Got Talent" event tonight at 7 pm at  Shikellamy  High School.  This is part of "Sunbury River Fest"

  Pioneer Nights
in Carbondale, Lackawanna County is underway
Thursday & Friday 5 P.M. To 1 A.M.
Saturday 12 p.M. To 1 a.M.
Around city hall
Downtown Carbondale
  Jasmine Brooks has a preview- plus she will tell us about the legend of the UFO !  I love that story!
  I always enjoy Farmers Market  on Public Square on Thursdays.  But I want to remain you all about  Farmers Market in Hazleton on Fridays-
10 am to 2 pm -Broad Street, between Laurel & Wyoming Streets

 Don't forget to check out the Community Link here on PAHomepage.  Today's Community News Features

 Calling all musicians. Keystone College is looking for you! That's right. Keystone College's new Department of Instrumental Music is introducing several new band ensembles and is looking for qualified college students, high school students, and members of the local community.

The Skyliners Drum & Bugle Corps scheduled to compete at the local Drum Corps Associates show in Scranton, Pennsylvania on Saturday, August 16th.

For Your Information:

  The conversation about suicide and mental illnes has started in light of the recent death of actor Robin Williams.  Please know there is help available-

  You can also call Helpline- " 888) 829-1341 or (570) 829-1341 or 2-1-1 where available.


  *The NAMI Scranton Area Support group meets 3 times a month on the 2nd & 4th Monday and the 3rd Thursday.Monday night meetings are held at 7 p.m. at The Advocacy Alliance Media Building (TAA) at 841 Jefferson Avenue Scranton
and Thursday night meetings are at 6:30 p.m. at NHS at 30-32 North Main Street Carbondale.  These meetings are free and open to anyone who has a mental illness and/or their friends and family. Please feel free to call the NAMI Scranton office at 570-342-1047 for more information

  On PA LIVE -

  Brittany Sweeney is joining Jasmine today

 In the PA Live Kitchen- Our friends from Palazzo 53 are in the kitchen!  Chris will be  preparing salads that they are featuring in the Pittston Tomato Festival next week &  bartender Kyle will be  preparing the Palazzo 53 Bloody Mary from fresh tomato purée that has been entered into the national Absolute best Bloody Mary contest.

  Organizer Betsy Kramer in the house with some organizing tips for heading back to school

  Melissa from the Weekender will help you plan your Weekend!

On Eyewitness News at Five  Katherine Lachette is your producer-

  A very interesting story from reporter Mark Hiller- The Wilkes-Barre Area School District  is looking into the a growing concern of housing hardships for some students.

  Opening Ceremonies for the Little League World Series in South Wiliamsport!  Valerie Tysanner and Ken Brown are there.

  Harry's Grill is closing.  A staple in downtown Shamokin is closing after 70 plus years!

 On Eyewitness News at 6 and 11  Lindsay Keeler  is your producer. 

  How modern technology is helping police investigate suspected child porn on the internet.  Mark Hiller will have our story

  Peach Festival!  Eric Deabill gears us up for a weekend of music and fun!

  On Eyewitness News at Seven on WYOU- 
An update of all the day's news.  Plus, here is what else I, (Jayne Ann)  will have for you. 

  Opening Ceremonies for the Little League World Series.

  Some pesky pigeons cause problems during the Detroit Tigers- Pittsburgh Pirates Game.

   A mermaid sighting!


Fox 56 News at 10 Caitlin Rowe  is your producer 
  A new record on the track is broken by a 99 year old!  Proving again you are never too old to reach your goals

  Avoiding the back to school "plague" ! What is this? Watch tonight at 10 and learn

  Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.
  Jasmine Brooks  ..will be at the Kielbasi Festival in Plymouth


 Your Eyewitness News Producing Line-Up- 

  Jayne Ann Bugda- Senior Producer PAHomepage  and Eyewitness News at 7 pm 

  Dawn Miller- Senior Producer-Manager

  Dave Becker  -  Eyewitness News at  11 am and Noon.

  Katherine Lachette- Eyewitness at 5

  Lindsay Keeler - Eyewitness News 6 and 11 


  Caitlin Rowe  - Eyewitness News at 10 (Fox56)

  Kirstin Cook  -  Eyewitness News at 10 Fox 56 Weekend

Kaitlin Sosnowski -Ayers-Eyewitness News Daybreak

  Shawn Carey-  Associate Producer

On the Assignment Desk=
  Dave Becker
  Tim Haberski
Kirstin Cook

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up. 
  "Big Bang Theory" (can there be peace between Sheldon and Wolowitz?) and "Mom" (Christy makes a new friend)---both repeats, then "Big Brother",---it's eviction time,---will sweet sweet Nicole be the one to go? That's WYOU.

"Last Comic Standing" - is finale time, ---can Nikki Carr win it all? (WBRE)
  WOLF has the  finale of "Gang Related" ----where Daniel uses his wedding to "complete a deal"---wow, tune in at 9pm! David Letterman is a repeat with Chris Pratt, Jimmy Fallon (new) with Sylvester Stallone all in Late Night.



  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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