From the Producers Pod: March 3-4, 2018 Edition

 Hi, it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod! 

A lot of people like snow. I find it to be an unnecessary freezing of water. ~Carl Reiner   *From the Quote Garden*

I hope you all made it through the storm.  Be careful and keep a watchful eye on our older neighbors.  Don’t forget our pet friends!   

I cannot believe that it is March already 2018 is really moving along!  Ready to celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day?

*The Pittston City Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee is pleased to announce its 5th Annual Parade will be held on Saturday, March 3. Parade Day Morning kicks off with a special mass, to be held at 9:00 am at Saint John the Evangelist Church, William Street, Pittston.Parade lineup starts at 10:00 am, in the south end of town near the Turkey Hill and Jack Williams Tire. The parade kicks off at noon from Turkey Hill.

*The Pittston City Saint Patrick’s Parade Committee is pleased to announce its 3RD Annual “Leprechaun Loop,” Run/Walk. The Leprechaun Loop is a one mile run or walk that starts in front of the Greater Pittston YMCA. It proceeds north on South Main Street, to the Coal Miner Statue, loops onto Kennedy Boulevard, turns back onto Main Street at the Christopher Columbus Statue, and finishes at the YMCA.Age group medals in addition to best costume medals will be awarded.There is a day of registration at the Greater Pittston YMCA, at 9:30 am. The race will start promptly at 11 am. Proceeds from the race benefit the Care and Concern Ministries of Saint John the Evangelist Church. The race is sponsored by SkyZone, Pittston

*The Annual Scranton St. Patrick’s Day parade will be held on Saturday, March 10!  The parade steps off at Noon.  Come see it live in downtown Scranton or watch the parade live on WYOU at Noon.

*The Wilkes-Barre City Saint Patrick’s Day parade will take place Sunday, March 11 in downtown Wilkes-Barre.  The parade steps off at 2 pm!



CASA of Luzerne County is hosting NEPA Sings! competition, sponsored in part by PNC Bank and Geisinger Health Systems

Twelve performers will be selected to compete in the finals on Thursday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the KCCA. The final competition will be emceed by Dave Kuharchik, host of PA Live!  

The first place prize includes two tickets to a Broadway show in New York city with round-trip transportation provided by Martz Trailways, as well as an opportunity to perform the winning song on PA Live! on WBRE-TV. The second place prize includes two tickets to a show at the F.M. Kirby Center and a $100 gift certificate good for dinner at a local restaurant. 



Join Dennis Owens for Sunday's 'This Week in Pennsylvania'.

 This Week in Pennsylvania airs Sundays at 6:30 am on WBRE   



 Jane King’s KA-Ching Report is out.  Click here  LINK 


Dave Kuharchik, Brittany Sweeney, and Director Sandy Wisnewski checking in with this week’s PA Live Highlights!



   In the PA Live Kitchen This Week- Another great week of recipes and more!  Join us in the PA Live Kitchen every day at 4 pm on PA Live!


It is a big week in our PA Live Kitchen


Monday -  “Safe Event”           

Tuesday –     Michael Mootz                  

Wednesday  -    Uncle Joe’s Pizza                     

Thursday           Red Lobster  

Friday          -   Becky Geisel   




Don’t forget on Tuesday we try out a new product!  The Tuesday Tryout on PA Live!



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


Got a question about your finances?  Financial Forum with Christopher Scalese- Monday, Wednesday and Friday


Good News- In Case You Missed It-   Here are some good news and heartfelt stories you can see right here on PAHomepage!

*Education Reporter Crystal Cranmore tells us about the power of reading!

*Haley Bianco has a wonderful story about how training and an AED saved a firefighters life!

*Kelly Choate spending some time with an Olympian!


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

 *Western Wayne High School presents “Nice Work If You Can Get It”

 *Gaslight Theatre Company is proud to present The Sunset Limiteddirected by Dane Bower, March 16 -18 and 23-25 at its theatre in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre.


* “Team Bookworms”, a project group of the Leadership Wilkes-Barre class of 2018, is excited to announce a fundraising raffle and evening of revelry at Rodano’s, 53 Public Square, on Thursday, March 15th, from 5:30-8:30 PM. Team Bookworms is holding the event in support of the Osterhout Free Library, with the goal of renovating the building’s Children’s Activity Room.


*Doc Gooden will be the featured speaker for an upcoming Wilkes Event


*It is almost post time at the Downs at Mohegan Sun



Join the Team:

   Join the team on Saturday 6 am and 8:30 am   and Sunday Morning at  7 am and 9 am   Lauren Hensley along with  Kevin Derek .    

   Mark Hiller, Kristina Shalhoup, and Robin Deehan will be here on for Eyewitness News at 6 and 11 (on WBRE/WYOU)


On Sunday, Candice Kelly and Nick Toma  , Josh Hodell, - AJ Donatoni  for Eyewitness News  -   

    Weekend producer  Blake Cohen  - Rosie Langello

  Zack Smith on the Assignment Desk


 Our Eyewitness News Producing Line-Up-  

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

  Dave Becker  -  Eyewitness News at  11 am and Noon.

  Katherine Lachette- Eyewitness at 5

  Rachel Linden   - Eyewitness News 6

 Blake Cohen/Rosie Langello  Eyewitness News  11  - Monday through Thursday
(Eyewitness News 6 and 11-   on Sundays)

      .Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your 5 am and 6 am  producer.

      Rachel Vitale   (Saturday/Sunday Morning)



What's on TV Tonight?

 Saturday,  March 3, 2018

 NCSI Los Angels ;  48 Hours-  “Live to Tell” ; followed by 48 Hours “The Good Girl”


 NHL Hockey at 8 pm        11:30 pm New SNL- Charles Barkley Hosts




Sunday, March 4, 2018


 CBS Sunday Morning Lineup

LEGACY - Tracy Smith looks at what happens to someone’s legacy and body of work after career-damaging accusations and allegations.


CRITICAL MASS – Jim Axelrod goes behind the scenes at Rotten Tomatoes, the website that helps people decide what to see at the movies.


ELIZABETH TAYLOR - Rita Braver delves into Elizabeth Taylor’s archive with one of her grandchildren.


CHARACTER STUDY - Anthony Mason talks with Academy Award winning actor – and musician – Jared Leto.


SMOOTH OPERATOR - Michelle Miller meets the man who invented the Steadicam.


SUNDAY PROFILE - GLENDA JACKSON - Mark Phillips catches up with Oscar-winning actress Glenda Jackson.


FAMILY OF NOTE - Lee Cowan sits down with the family that has gotten more Oscar nominations than any other – the Newmans – a family of music composers, including the famed Randy Newman.


DAVID EDELSTEIN’S OSCAR PICKS – Critic David Edelstein offers up his picks for Sunday Academy Award winners.





 NCSI; Bull followed NCIS Los Angles



  The Movie: Furious 7 at 8 pm



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