From the Producers Pod: March 31, 2014 Edition

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 03/31 2014 03:50PM

Updated 03/31 2014 03:52PM

Hi It's Jayne Ann Bugda from the "Producer Pod"
  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  March 31, 2014.

  Today is the last day of the month.  March just flashed passed my eyes!

  Did you know- that March 31 is National Clams on a Half Shell Day- as well as National Tater Day! 

  Also the Eiffel Tower opened 125 years ago today.

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

Quantum Lightning returns Tuesday, April 1st, to the race track at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs.  This horse is so cute!

  Twenty-three graduating students from Keystone College's four-year art programs will host a gallery exhibit featuring their work on Friday, April 4 from 6-9 p.m.

  Children's Service Center (CSC), in collaboration with Wilkes-Barre Racing for a Home, Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network and SWAN Older Child Matching Initiative, will host an adoption matching event on Saturday, May 3rd from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

 Eckley Miners' Village is searching for a volunteer coordinator to help recruit, train, and enhance our volunteer corps.  This volunteer position will work closely with museum and associate staff to make sure that we have the structure in place to maintain our long tradition of dedicated museum volunteers. 


  On PA LIVE -

  In the PA Live Kitchen-  Chef Tumpal Nadeak from Serafina Restaurant in Dunmore is in the PA Live Kitchen
  Chef Tumpal will be preparing Chicken Cordon Bleu.

  Parenting expert Dr. David Palmiter has more common sense adivce for parents and families.
  And In Your Community Live, find out how you can help the Hazleton Heart Chase


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

  A college student tells the I-Team's Andy Mehalshick about a frightening assault in Scranton.  The young woman is trying to let others know about the incident so it doesn't happen again.

  Sunday's storm left alot of people in the dark!  Sharon Gaeta takes a look at how some businesses are dealing the day after the storm.


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

  An I-Team Alert tonight- dealing with a IRS Telephone Scam.  Someone is calling area residents claiming they are from the IRS searching personal info!  Andy Mehalshick has what you need to know to stay safe.

  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 old Dallas Township High School is being demolished.  Parts of the historic building are being restored for generations to remember and enjoy.  Sharon Gaeta will have the story.

  Plus, I love baseball!  So I hope you will enjoy Photo Journalists Joseph Butash's story on the RailRiders new uniforms.


 Fox 56 News at 10:  Caitlin Rowe  is your producer

  Why- so blue? Our area ranks among the most  depressing!  Brittany Sweeney will share the details....

  If you valet your car- we have a valet horror story to share with you!

  Plus, a unique topping for pizza at one pizzeria in Canada.
  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
  Nick Hughes

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator  has these program highlights for  WBRE and WYOU. 

"Bones" - if you show up at your own funeral, then who's the dead guy?!?!? On "The Following", is there a new cult leader on the rise? Both WOLF.
  "The Voice"---will 16-year-old Jacquie survive another round?
"BlackList" - Psst! Hey want to be a contract killer? Both WBRE.

Finally it's the SERIES FINALE of "How I Met Your Mother"… the kids, who have been sitting on that couch for 9 seasons, finally get to hear the end of the story---tune in for the big reveal! (8pm-WYOU.) Then it's the premiere of "Friends With Better Lives" at 9pm---we all want what our friends have,---or do we?
10pm is also the season finale of "Intelligence" - find out who the sleeper agents are. David Letterman has Colbie Smulders (Robin-"HIMYM"), Jimmy Fallon chats with Chris Evans ("Avengers") that's your late night round-up.

  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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