From the Producers Pod: March 8-9, 2014 Edition

Published 03/07 2014 10:49PM

Updated 03/07 2014 10:59PM

Hi it’s Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producer’s Pod. 
Saturday is  International Women’s Day! 

A woman can say more in a sigh than a man can say in a sermon. ~Arnold Haultain
(From the Quote Garden)
Don’t forget we Spring Ahead this weekend- Daylight Saving Time!
Program Reminder: A Special Edition of Newsmakers will air this Sunday, March 9th on WBRE and WYOU.  Hosts Senior Producer Jayne Ann Bugda and PA Live Host Dave Kuharchik will take a closer look at the Natural Gas Drilling Industry in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania.  Bugda and Kuharchik will be joined by John Augustine, III, the Community Outreach Manager for the Marcellus Shale Coalition; Mark Volk, President of Lackawanna College and Brian Oram, a Geologist and principle with B and F Environmental Consultants.  The panel will discuss questions and concerns surrounding natural gas drilling including health, safety, jobs and the benefits of natural gas.  This special edition of Newsmakers will air Sunday, March 9th at 6:30 am on WYOU and 11:30 am on WBRE. 
  The I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick will be a guest speaker at the Scranton Parade Association VIP Dinner Sunday evening.  The group will be announcing the Grand Marshal and other dignitaries for the parade.  The Scranton Saint Patrick’s Day Parade is set for Saturday, March 15.  If you can’t be there watch it live on WYOU-TV or right here streaming live on  Candice Kelly, Mark Hiller and Eric Deabill will be announcing the parade.
The Wilkes-Barre Saint Patrick’s Day parade is Sunday, March 16 at 2 pm
Don’t forget-The Greater Pittston Saint Patrick's Parade steps off Saturday, March 8th, at noon at the fork in the road in South Pittston. It will wind its way through the downtown before ending at Cooper's Waterfront on Kennedy Boulevard.
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.  Drew  Speier will talk with U.S. Senator Pat Toomey about Natural Gas Drilling in the Commonwealth.   Generations of Energy 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)
* Tamaqua area resident Peggy Zimmerman will be honored with the national American Cancer Society’s Chairman Award for 50 years of volunteer service to the ACS during the annual kick-off dinner for the Carbon-Tamaqua Telethon March 30.
* On Saturday, March 15th The “Duke of Bluegrass” Louie Setzer is coming to The Cooperage at 1030 Main Street in Honesdale with his band, “The Appalachian Mountain Boys.”  Hang on to your seats and get ready for an exciting evening of Bluegrass!
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 8, 2014-  

2 re-runs of recent “Amazing Race” episodes air… followed by “48 Hours” – 10pm, a murdered mother of 3 ---did she name her killer?  All WYOU.  “Dateline Saturday
Night Mystery” is the story of a 911 call by a young, California father….that goes bad.  (WBRE)   
  Repeats of “Almost Human” and “The Following” air 8-10pm on WOLF.. 
 “SNL” is new with Lena Dunham has host and The National  is musical guest.
Sunday, March 9, 2014- 
 “60 Minutes”….. follows Ukrainian demonstrators, the selling of US citizens’ private info….and the amazing ALMA radio telescope (7pm)….and later, on “ The Amazing Race”,
the teams are on rafts in the Malaysian jungle.  (WYOU) 
 “Dateline NBC” 7-9pm is about a concert stage gone bad….and a Buddhist group leader.   “
  On WOLF, “Simpsons” at 8pm, --- is Sideshow Bob a chemical scientist?  And at 9pm,---“Cosmos” – gives us a look at the cosmic calendar.
Thank you for making Eyewitness News Part of your Weekend!

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