From the Producers Pod: March 21, 2014 Edition

Hi It's Jayne Ann Bugda from the "Producer Pod"
     Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for     March 21, 2014.

         Good News- to share- Newsmakers- our Public Affairs Program was honored last night by the Arc of Luzerne County.  They presented hosts- Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda (me) and the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick with Their Community Education and Awareness Award.
  We are very, very honored to receive this wonderful award-  thank you.
  I will have more on the the Arc Event on the website- Stay Tuned.

   Eyewitness News at 7 pm on WYOU will not be seen tonight or tomorrow due to the NCAA Basketball Tournaments.
    And if you are a fan of "Young and the Restless" and "Bold and Beautiful" (some good story lines- love it)- the soaps will resume on Monday!  We didn't miss a thing!


 Don't forget to check out the Community Link here on PAHomepage.  

  On Sunday, March 23rd, support the local literary arts and join The Writers' Circle of Wayne County at The Cooperage on 1030 Main Street in Honesdale for the Local Authors Reading and book sale.  You'll get a chance to hear from several local authors as they read selections from their latest works. 

The Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Women's Networking Committee is holding their second in a series of woman's networking luncheon programs for 2014 this Tuesday, March 25th from 12 noon to 1 pm at the Ovalon Restaurant located at 252 Wyoming Street in Hazleton. The event is being sponsored by Hawk Mtn Labs and it is open for any woman to attend.

   On PA LIVE -

    In the PA Live Kitchen- Chef Jim Guasto from 279 Bar and Grill located in Plains.  Chef Jim will be preparing a wonderful lenten dish: Vegetable Risotto.
     We will liven things up with a live performance by Whiskey Tango.

    PA Live Movie Guy- JW Colwell is joining us via Skype to talk about The Muppets new movie and the sci-fi flick  Divergent.


On Eyewitness News at Five-   Katherine Lachette is your producer-

      The Old Forge Girls Basketball Team is heading to the Hershey for the  state championship game.  Eric Deabill has their story.

    A nurse is facing charges of stealing drugs from patients at a nursing home.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick will talk with a family member of one of the patients.

      An area couple who trains Seeing Eye Dogs will be featured this weekend on Animal Planet.  Mark Hiller has one cute story for us.

    Williamsport Area High School students are inviting the community to join in on a global art movement as they attempt to turn the City of Williamsport "inside out," one face, one story at a time.   Valerie Tysanner will  have the story


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

    Dozens of Communities are receiving funds from the gambling revenue.   Eric Deabill talks about some of the projects.
   A big parade is for Saint Patrick's day is being planned for  Girardville- Our resident parade expert- Mark Hiller will have a preview.

   We will also have information about the weekend parade in Stroudsburg and East Stroudsburg

   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.   

        NCAA Basket Games (March Madness)

 Fox 56 News at 10:      Caitlin Rowe  is your producer

  A new APP out to help you avoid those uncomfortable encounters with a former  paramours!

    Now performing at the drive thru window- a new "pop" star!  Will you have fries with your order and a song. 

    A dog helping children learn how to read! 

  Going to bed early?  
 Early Birds get your morning news on Eyewitness News Daybreak.  Monday through Friday
 Rise and shine with   Monica  and Dave and Tim
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=
 Tim Haberski
 Kirstin Cook

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
   Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator  has these program highlights for     WBRE and WYOU.    
WYOU of course has lots more basketball--- 7pm-12mid---with Cal Poly/Wichita State and then Kansas State/Kentucky----as the Madness of March continues. "Dateline" deals with a dead school superintendent… (8pm) while "Hannibal" deals with a body found in a meadow----oh, the head has been turned into a beehive. (WBRE)
"Rake" 8pm on WOLF - did Keegan kill Mayo Barzmann? "Raising Hope"….
Virginia sees a ghost at 9:30pm. David Letterman is a repeat due to late running sports….. while Jimmy Fallon has Kevin Bacon --all in Late Night.



     Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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