From the Producers Pod: July 8, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 07/08 2014 03:36PM

Updated 07/08 2014 05:16PM

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

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  July 8, 2014. 

  Weather is once again a concern- storms are a brewing.  Josh Hodell will have the latest.

  Plus,  Traffic is moving once again along Rt 309 in Mountain Top. The roadway was closed in Mt Top area after today's scheduled blasting showered the roadway with shale..
  Don't forget our Christmas In July promotion.  We are teaming up with a number of businesses to collect goods for those in need.

  On this day in history, July 8, 1776 the Liberty Bell was rung for the first public reading of the Declaration of Independence.

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

  The Sisters of Mercy’s Mid-Atlantic Community Emergency Fund in Merion Station, Pa., received a $100,000 grant from the Mercy Foundation at the second annual Mercy Foundation Grant Awards Ceremony and Luncheon at Mercy Center, Dallas, Pa., in support of grants or loans to ministries or individuals in Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming counties that experience various forms of hardship.

  Plus, Where will the Geek Gang
strike next?  On Tuesdays, James V Brown Library staff wears their Geek shirts and hits the town for lunch. The first person to post where they spotted them on the library facebook page will win a 'What Do You Geek' T-shirt!  More Details in the story on the Community Link.

  On PA LIVE -

 Brittany Sweeney will be joining Dave today!  Brittany will be bringing in her darling Valentine! to help with our Tuesday Tryout

  In the PA Live Kitchen-  Chef Joe Libassi from Libassi's Restaurant in Scranton is back! He's sure to whip up another Italian delight!
  In the Tuesday Tryout - we put the "Snuggie for Dogs" to the test, find out if it  passes or fails 
  And we'll feature FNCB and their efforts in the Eyewitness News "Christmas in July" promotion. 

On Eyewitness News at Five  Dawn Miller is  in for  Katherine Lachette as your producer-
  The latest developments involving a shooting in Sunbury involving the acting police chief.  Valerie Tysanner will have the story.

  Plus an update on the situation along Rt 309 in Mountain Top where the blasting for the roadwork closed the roadway.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will have our story.

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

  Updates on the Shooting in Sunbury and the RT 309 road closure.

  Plus, Eric Deabill takes a look at the very popular "Arts in the Park" program in Lackawanna County.

  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. 
   The Commonwealth receives an unfavorable rating from AARP.  Andrew Forgotch heads to Schuylkill County for reaction.

  What a new study says about working out and having a cup of coffee.
  The world's tallest water slide is set to open later this week-  today the park in Kansas did some testing.

Fox 56 News at 10 Caitlin Rowe  is your producer 

  A news anchor is proposed to on live TV.

  Here come the bride- all dressed in mud.  A bride and groom go mud bogging.

  Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.

 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

On the Assignment Desk=
  Dave Becker
  Tim Haberski
  Nick Hughes
What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator has your daily line up. 
  Sarah Navin is at the helm today- Here is what Sarah says it on tv tonight

 Finch tries to protect a 911 operator by going undercover in a call center on Person of Interest (10pmWYOU).....Comedian Joan Rivers will be on the Late Show with David Letterman (11:35pm), along with TV personality Keith Olbermann....and Actor Tim Meadows will sit down and talk on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (12:37am)
Krista tries to help a teen who has an eating disorder her family chooses to ignore and Topher and T.C. check out a plane crash on The Night Shift (10pmWBRE). Actress Halle Berry will be on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (11:34pm) and Florida Georgia Line performs.....On Late Night with Seth Meyers (12:36am), actor/filmmaker/musician Gary Oldman stops by.
Officers go to Holt's house for a birthday party and make a very poor impression on Brooklyn Nine-Nine (9pmWOLF).....Ted visits a matchmaker for love but he's sent away matchless on How I Met Your Mother (11:30pm)


  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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