From the Producers Pod: May 1, 2013

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 05/01 2014 03:35PM

Updated 05/01 2014 03:45PM

Hi It's Jayne Ann Bugda from the "Producer Pod"

  Here's what we are working  on for Eyewitness News for  May 1, 2014.
  We turn the calendar today-  It is May.  Happy May Day!  It is pretty nice outside- so says everyone who walks through this newsroom from outside! 

Gardening is a matter of your enthusiasm holding up until your back gets used to it. ~Author Unknown (From the Quote Garden)

  In gardening news:  First we have a new segment called In The Garden- Josh Hodell along with  Jane Risse of the Green House Project at Nay Aug Park in Scranton are your guides!  Check it out here on PAHomepage
Plus- I have some news from the Lewisburg Community Garden-  You can find that information under our community link.

  The lovely Becky Stitzer of our Promotions Department  providing us with Peanut Butter Cups today-
   A lot of excitement in the lobby the gang from the SPCA is here....with two kittens!  Check them out on PA Live!

  Program note: Scam Week continues tonight at 11 on Eyewitness News.  The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick takes a look at how you can protect yourself from con artists.
Tonight Andy will look at promises of free airline tickets.


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

  The Arts Through Abilities studio at the Day Development Program, First Hospital, Kingston, will present its annual art show May 8-31 at Mainstreet Galleries, 370 Pierce St., Kingston.

Clarks Summit Borough Officials accept a $20,000 check from the Lackawanna County Commissioners for the development of a pocket park.

Geisinger-Community Medical Center (G-CMC) will host "A Salute to Scranton's Nurses" as a kickoff event to National Nurses Week on Monday, May 5 at The Colonnade.

  On PA LIVE -

  In the PA Live Kitchen- The crew from  Primo Hoagies in Wilkes-Barre in the PA Live Kitchen  preparing  their delicious Italian sandwiches and the Schwartzie  (I think you will like the Schwartzie- I am not giving it away you will have to tune in to see how it is prepared) 

  A special live performance by Zayre Mountain.

  And we'll talk about child car seat safety and the bounty program  from PennDOT.


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

A Luzerne County man is sentenced  after he hit and killed a five-year-old boy with his car. The I-Team's Andy Mehalshick is in court  for the sentencing of Thomas Letteer Junior .  Andy will have reaction to the sentence.

  Laurie Monteforte will tell us about some new technology that is helping detectives in the Poconos solve crimes.

  Concerns about cutting the ROTC program at one Central Pennsylvania School.  Valerie Tysanner will have the details.

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

  Eric Deabill will continue his coverage of the Jason Dominick trial in Lackawanna County Court. 

  Keep your eyes on the road-  a vivid reminder not to drink and drive or text and drive.  Laurie Monteforte will have our story.

  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. 

  More on the explosion at a Florida prison.

  There are sinkholes and then there are SINKHOLES!!  Wait until you see this big hole in Baltimore

  A two million dollar bear!  Need we say more- you bet we do!

 Fox 56 News at 10:  Caitlin Rowe  is your producer

  In Sickness and in Health?  Interesting study in the Health Watch concerning what happens when a spouse becomes ill.

  Summer Lovin'!  A beach proposal in the sand!

  Shades of the Lion King!  We present two lion cubs!

Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your producer.
(Dave Becker and Kirstin Cook are in this week for Kaitlin)
Friday morning with Frankie!  Frankie from Magic 93 will make his Friday stop to talk movies- The Amazing Spiderman 2 is on the agenda.

 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=

 Dave Becker
Tim Haberski

What's on TV Tonight?  ( )
  Sarah Navin our lovely receptionist is in tonight for  Sue Kalinowski- our WBRE/WYOU Program Director/Coordinator.  Sarah  has these program highlights for  WBRE and WYOU. 
 Tom's announcement of dating a younger woman has Nathan go undercover to make sure he isn't being scammed on The Millers (8:30pmWYOU).....A student objects when Meredith wants to date her father on Bad Teacher (9:30pm)
The iHeartRadio Music Awards (8pmWBRE) will be showcasing the year's biggest artists and songs in LA. On Late Night with Seth Meyers (12:36am), Kiefer Sutherland and actress Rose Byrne will be stopping by.

On a new Hell's Kitchen (8pmWOLF), the teams have to prepare the most impressive Southern style menu for an anniversary party....One of the 5 Top Finalists are eliminated on American Idol (9pm) and Keith Urban performs.

  Thank you for making Eyewitness News part of your day!


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