From the Producers Pod: June 21-22, 2014, Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 06/20 2014 11:50PM

Updated 06/21 2014 12:10AM

Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod. 
Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend! Welcome Summer!!!!!!

Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language. ~Henry James  (From the Quote Garden)
Program Reminder: The Big Brothers – Big Sisters program is the focus of Newsmakers this month.  The public affairs program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and the I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick.

Bugda and Mehalshick will have as their guests, Tanya Olaviany- Big Brothers Big Sisters Program Director, Ben Nicolosi  - Big Brother-Big Sisters program and his Little Brother -"Andrew”.  Ben and Andrew will talk about their experience as a Big and Little Brother in the program.  Olaviany will talk about the history of the program and the need for volunteers-of all ages. 

This edition of Newsmakers will on Sunday, June 22 on WBRE at 11:30 am

Did you know that People across the globe will join together to honor those facing
Alzheimer's disease for The Longest Day® on Saturday, June 21, 2014. The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset event to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those living with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Teams will complete a day filled with activity to raise funds
Beatriz Mallory in Mt. Cobb is helping to promote The Longest Day with the
 first annual Yogathon to End Alzheimer’s Disease. Six yoga studios in four states are holding donation-only classes on The Longest Day.  Every Body's Yoga in 1434 Mt. Cobb Rd. in Mt. Cobb, will have meditation, tai chi, and of course, yoga, from sunrise to sunset.”

The Wyoming Valley Relay for Life is going on from 10 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, June 21 to Sunday, June 22-  On Saturday evening – Eyewitness News at 7 Anchor Brittany Sweeney will be reading names during The Luminaria Ceremony.  This is a time to remember people we have lost to cancer, to support people who currently have cancer, and to honor people who have fought cancer in the past.  The Wyoming Valley Relay for Life is at King's College Athletic Field  101 Highland Park Blvd, Wilkes Barre
In the PA Live Kitchen this week- PA Live Host Dave Kuharchik checking in with his week’s Kitchen line up!
Monday -   13 Olives
Tuesday  -   279 Bar and Grill
Wednesday-  Dave Kuharhick is once again hosting a Backyard BBQ
Thursday-   TBA-  stay tuned
Friday-   Bartolai Winery!
 Also this week on PA Live-  learn more about Ham Radio during our Your Community Live Segment on Tueday!
Join Drew Speier for the Red, White and Blue Ride- around the Pocono Raceway honoring NEPA Veterans.  Sunday, June 29th-  Register 9:30 am to 10:45 am.  Staging at Blakeslee Corners and ending at the Pavilion at Montage Mountain.  There will live bands, food and more from 1 to 6 pm at Montage Mountain.  $15 rider-$25 Rider and passenger.  Pre-Register by June 20-  PO Box 142, Nanticoke, PA  18634.
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 Generations of Energy report this Sunday at 11 pm on Eyewitness News  

If you missed this week’s In the Garden Report with Josh Hodell – you can catch an encore during our  Eyewitness News Saturday Morning.  It is also available for viewing right here on PA Homepage .  Our friend Jane Risse at the Greenhouse Project at Nay Aug Park is helping us out!
You can see the Jane King’s Business Report everyday on Eyewitness News at Five.   Every weekend you can read Jane's King’s Ka-Ching report :  It has some interesting stories for you to enjoy-  Jane King’s KA-Ching Report-
Good News- In Case You Missed It-  Here are some good news stories you can see right here on PAHomepage.
Youngsters participate in the World’s Largest Swimming Lesson at Camelbeach  - Laurie Monteforte Reports from the poolside!

Construction Project by Marywood Architecture Students Helps Animal Sanctuary- Mark Hiller brings us this story.
  Check out our Community Link here on PA Homepage.  This weekend features:  (Read more about these events on Community Link)
  The American Power Boat Association, Berwick Area Boat Club and the Berwick Area United Way are hosting the first Berwick Area Regatta.

The 41st season of the Wilkes-Barre Farmers Market will be open on Public Square at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 26, 2014.

Officials plan a tour of the “Queen City “- Olyphant

Join the Team:
 Sharon Gaeta and Kevin Derk will be here on Saturday and Sunday Morning at 9 am.
   Joins Mark Hiller, Drew Anderson and A J Donatoni  will be here on Saturday Night-  for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU) and at 10 on Fox 56 on Saturday and Sunday
  Kirstin Cook is your Weekend producer.   
Nick Hughes is on the Assignment Desk
What's on TV Tonight?
Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator- has these program highlights for the weekend on WBRE and WYOU.   
 June 21, 2014-   
 Baseball on WOLF---7-10pm---Atlanta @ Washington
 Double-hit of “Crisis” at 8pm and 9pm,----Beth Ann is in danger….and Finley & Dunn make a startling discovery.  That’s WBRE.
 “48 Hours” airs at both 9pm and 10pm,---at 10pm, a husband begs for his missing wife’s safe return…. on WYOU.
 In late night, “SNL” is a re-do with Seth Rogen. 
Sunday, June 22, 2014- 
 “60 Minutes” – Egypt’s Coptic Christians, drones and a profile of blind jazz musician Marcus Roberts (7pm).  There’s a bomb to deal with on “Elementary” and art thieves  on “The Mentalist” (both repeats)---all WYOU. 
“America’s Got Talent” (9pm) …. the crazy auditions continue (that’s WBRE).  “
  “Enlisted” (7pm) has the troops creating a ball to honor Major Cody….rest of the night is repeats…including a double-hit of “Simpsons”.  That’s WOLF.
Thank you for making Eyewitness News Part of your Weekend!

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