From the Producers Pod: August 3-4, 2019

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Hi, it is Jayne Ann Bugda from the Producers Pod!   

“Summer afternoon—summer afternoon; to me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English language”. ~Henry James   From the Quote Garden.

    I want to wish the best of luck and Angel Blessings to my dear friend and colleague Jason Cohen.  Jason will be entering a new chapter in life.   Jason is heading to Harrisburg for a new director position. Jason has been part of our Eyewitness News behind the scenes team for 18 years. He is a valuable member of our production team and our Weekend Director!   Jason, you will be missed!  

Williamsport_Beyond_Baseball_2018_0_20180801181545 Program Reminder! Join us for Williamsport Beyond Baseball 2019!   Kelly Byrne and Chris Langlois are your hosts.  First get to know the area better with Williamsport Chamber of Commerce President Jason Fink.   Then we’ll explore the Pajama Factory with Joe Garrison.  It’s a place filled with history and inspiration.

    From there we will give a toast to Therapy Brewing!  Chris Langlois explains how three friends came together to create a new business and craft beers.  Then we’ll venture with Morgan Parrish to Williamsport’s oldest Winery Oregon Hill to learn about passion behind the fine wine of Williamsport.  Our next stop is with Kelly Byrne for stop at Bastress Mountain Winery and Mountain Top Distillery- a unique pairing in a beautiful setting.

     Then we are sure you will flip for the Kaos Fun Zone in Liberty Arena- Williamsport’s newest place for fun and games and more!   Kelly takes us to the new place for fun for the young and the young at heart!

   We will also feature the World of Little League Museum and the Thomas T. Taber Museum.

     Williamsport Beyond Baseball 2019 airs  Sunday, August 11, at 1 pm on WBRE

This Week In PennsylvaniaJoin Dennis Owens for Sunday’s ‘This Week in Pennsylvania”.  Congressman Dan Meuser.  He will be talking about his recent trip to the Mexican Border.  Plus, his views on trade and President Trump.  This and much more on This Week in Pennsylvania airs Sundays at 6:30 am on WBRE   

SHINE Celebrates One Year in_30371262Also! Senator Yudichak’ office is hosting a SHINE School Supply Drive  Your donations will benefit the students at the SHINE centers.  To donate, place school supplies in a drop box at any location. Drop boxes will be available at Senator Yudichak’s office, Saint Faustina Parish, Mill Memorial Library, Kelsey’s Restaurant, Saint Leo’s Church, Saint Aloysius Church, Staples, Barnes & Noble, Valley Pools and Spas, and Back Road Ale House, Eyewitness News Lobby. They can also be dropped off at the SHINE office at Wilkes University.   The collection runs through August 10.

 Podcast*Have you check out our new Podcasts?  They are hosted by Chris Langlois and produced by Ron Williams.  Interesting topics!    This week our Political Experts Dr. David Sosar, Dave Yonki and Attorney Chris Cullen discuss the latest round of Democratic Debates-  

Keystone_Creations__Susquehanna_Brewing__1_20190325133641*Check out Keystone Creations Exclusively here on PAHomepage- Eyewitness News Reporter Kristina Shalhoup is your guide some interesting businesses right here in NEPA

*Eyewitness To History Love History?  Check out a new feature on PAHomepage-  Eyewitness to History we go back in time and take a look at what was making news years ago!

 Money generic-159532.jpg99218375Jane King’s KA-Ching Report is out.  Click here     Don’t forget to tune in for Jane King’s Reports every morning on Eyewitness News.

   Director Sandy Wisnewski, Haley Bianco and Bryan Scofield 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!

 Monday       McDonald’s    

Tuesday        Central Park Hotel   

Wednesday       Cork                       

Thursday          Inn at Turkey Hill

Friday               Monday’s at the Market

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

Got a Question?

 Veterans Views_1543385583189.jpg.jpg  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

Financial_Forum_April_29__2019_3_20190325200558Got a question about your finances?  Financial Forum with Christopher Scalese-   Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 11 am and Tuesday and Thursday during our 7 pm  Newscast on WYOU

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

* Morgan Parris featured the Penn College Medical Students who will be part of the medical team at the Little League World Series

*Mark Hiller  –  spent some time at Cori’s Place – .  

* Kevin Hayes – Showed us a place to go if  you have an  ‘axe to grind,’  Check out his story on  Axe Attack 

*Photojournalist Joseph Butash got us ready for the Scranton Jazz Festival with a little history and all the jazz!

Check Out Community News_6835634788699229576 Don’t forget to check out the Community Link here on PAHomepage.   This Weekend’s Community News Features.

 *      Susquehanna Valley Youth Chorale Announces Auditions on Aug. 17 and 19

*– Keystone College and the Factoryville community will come together to celebrate Christy Mathewson Day on Saturday, August 10.

*Vendor Applications Now Being Accepted for Eighth Annual Holiday Artisans’ Market at the Cooperage.  

Join the Team:

   Join the team on Saturday 6 am and 8 am   and Sunday Morning at  6 am and 9 am   Brianna Strunk  along with Logan Westrope

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

 Producer Katie McMahon

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

    Weekend producer   –   Katie McMahon

  Zack Smith on the Assignment Desk

 Our Eyewitness News Producing Line-Up-  

  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

    Ron Williams and David Barr-  Social Media

   Rachel Vitale  Eyewitness News 6  – Monday through Friday
 Katey McMahon-  Eyewitness News at 11 Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Eyewitness News Saturday and Sunday 6 and 11

 .Kaitlin Sosnowski-Ayer is your 5 am and 6 am  producer.
   Varvara Budetti (Saturday/Sunday Morning-  Monday and Tuesday- 11 pm)

What’s on TV Tonight?

 Saturday,  August 3, 2019


    Million Dollar Mile followed by    48 Hours –   at  10 pm


  Bring the Funny at 8 pm  Dateline NBC at 9 pm

Sunday,  August 4, 2019

CBS – Sunday Morning

TURN UP THE VOLUME – David Pogue reports on the latest innovations in hearing aids, including lower prices.

IMMERSIVE ART – Conor Knighton visits Meow Wolf, a critically praised immersive art exhibit in New Mexico that features such items as a musical mushroom forest to a neon Mastodon ribcage.

SUNDAY PROFILE: ANGELA BASSETT – Michelle Miller catches up with actor Angela Bassett, who talks about her love of art and her new series on Netflix.

WOODSTOCK – Jim Axelrod looks at the legacy and impact of Woodstock, the concert event that happened 50 years ago in Bethel, New York, through the eyes of fans who were there and performers John Fogerty and Graham Nash.

WHAT’S IN A NAME?  – Luke Burbank explores the story behind the creation of the Peanuts with the character Woodstock – named for the music festival.

TO DYE FOR – Lucy Craft reports on the history of the clothing coloration process tie-dye.

OPINION:  Bill Flanagan’s thoughts on 50 years since Woodstock


60 Minutes at 7 pm;  Big Brother, Instinct followed by the Good Fight at 10 pm  


      America’s Got Talent followed by Bring on the Funny at 10 pm

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