From the Producers Pod: March 22-23, 2014 Edition

Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod. 
It is the first weekend of Spring 2014!  Enjoy!
“An Extra Helping” ! Zebra Communications is sponsoring an event to benefit the Children's Miracle Network at Geisinger titled "An Extra Helping". The event will be held Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 1-4pm at Rodano's, Public Square, Wilkes-Barre. $15.00 admission includes all you can eat pizza, stromboli, soda, coffee, tea and draft beer. There will be a dessert competition to name the "best dessert in NEPA." In addition, there will be live entertainment, a basket raffle, and personal stories and testimony from miracle kids and their families.  Eyewitness News Daybreak Anchor Monica Madeja and Dominick Costantino Jr., 2005 Poster Child for Children's Miracle Network and Zebra Co-Chair, will co-emcee the event. For tickets and/or more information, please call 570-706-6951.
A parade in honor of dual bronze medalist Stephanie Jallen will begin at 1:30 from the Midway Shopping Center on Saturday March 22nd. Lineup will begin at 1pm. The parade will proceed on Wyoming Avenue to the Wyoming Area High School. The School District will hold a program at 2pm in the High School gym. The communities in the Wyoming Area School District will declare March 22nd as Stephanie Jallen Day. Residents and businesses along the parade route are asked to display American Flags!
May your pockets be heavy and your heart be light,
May good luck pursue you each morning and night.
~Irish Blessing
Two Parades this weekend to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day!

March 22, 2014  Saturday: Girardville Schuykill County Parade
The parade is sponsored every year by the Jack Kehoe Division No. 1, Ancient Order of Hibernians of Girardville Parade Begins at Noon

March 23, 2014 Sunday: Stroudsburg- East Stroudsburg Saint Patrick's Day Parade Parade begins at 1:30 pm begins in Stroudsburg and ends in East Stroudburg Hosted by the Pocono Irish American Club
 *Program Note: Special Edition of Newsmakers Marcellus Shale Coalition will air on Wednesday, March 26 at 7:30 pm following Eyewitness News at 7pm.  The  program is hosted by Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and PA Live Host Dave Kuharchik
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 .  Many people got a shock when they saw their electric bills.  Now State Attorney General Kathleen Kane and lawmakers are getting involved.   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)
* Chandler Prymowicz , Eagle Scout with Troop 418 sponsored by the Nanticoke American Legion, will be recognized on the House and Senate floors in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania on April 7th for earning all 137 Boy Scout Merit Badges.
*Find out how you can help rebuild Kidsburg!  Volunteers are needed to help re-build the popular park that was destroyed during the 2011 flood. More on how you can help on under the Community Link.
*Bingo Spring Fling to benefit the Wyoming Area School District Music Programs will be held April 6

*Check out the Arc of Luzerne County's Annual Awards night!
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, March 22, 2014-   
 .  Lots of basketball on WYOU…. Actually it airs 12n-10pm…..with teams of course, tba at this point. 
“48 Hours” at 10pm has an update on the “Rockefeller” killer.  “Dateline” 8pm…
2 teenagers disappear and the families look for justice---WBRE. 
Repeats of “Almost Human” and “The Following” on WOLF….. (everyone is holding out against b-ball!).  Even “SNL” is a re-run --  with Jonah Hill as host. 
Sunday, March 23, 2014- 
 “60 Minutes” – the Boston Marathon bombing update, “Pink Panthers” (art thieves) and the cartoonists of “The New Yorker” – 7pm, WYOU…. While at 8pm, the teams go
fishing in Sri Lanka (“Amazing Race”) and then see what happens when Alicia asks Cary to be her lawyer----on “The Good Wife” at 9pm.  “American Dream Builders” premieres on WBRE…
with Nate Berkus hosting the home renovating competition where the projects determine the winners!  9pm – “Believe”---Tate and Bo meet a woman mourning the loss of her long-dead
son.  Animated shows 7-9pm on WOLF tonight (all new)…and then there’s “Cosmos”…go chasing comets…and learn of Sir Isaac Newton’s birthplace. 
Thank you for making Eyewitness News Part of your Weekend!

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