From the Producers Pod: August 31- September 1, 2019

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

 There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. ~Celia Thaxter  from the Quote Garden

     Happy Labor Day Weekend everyone!  Where did the summer go?  Enjoy the weekend plenty to do-  all across the region.

  The Eleventh Annual Memorial Pet Walk and Car/Bike Show to benefit the Animals of Tracey’s Hope Rescue will be held on Saturday, August 31.. This event will be held at Scranton’s McDade Park with Pet Walk Registration from 9:00 AM to 9:45 AM. Cost is $25.00 to walk with or in memory of your pet(s) and this includes a T-Shirt. Pet Walk and Memorial Healing Ceremony will begin at 10:00 AM with a blessing of the pets by Rev.Gary Mensinger, and a recitation of “The Rainbow Bridge” by WBRE/WYOU news anchor, Mark Hiller.

In addition, there will be a celebration of life with musical entertainment, hot food, a huge basket auction, a training demonstration by Alan Finn’s Designing Dogs and a Car & Bike Show. Registration for the Car Show will be at 12:00 noon with the car show beginning at 1:00 PM. There will be prizes and trophies awarded. Entry fee for car/bike is $10.00

*Don’t forget to check out our Finding Forever Home stories here on PAHomepage!

*Save the Date-  Anchor Nick Toma will be hosting a movie discussion at the Osterhout Library on South Franklin Street, at noon on September 7th.   Watch the movie and discuss!

  This Week In Pennsylvania Join Dennis Owens for Sunday’s ‘This Week in Pennsylvania”.  The latest on  what’s going on in Harrisburg and Across the Commonwealth. This and much more on This Week in Pennsylvania airs Sundays at 6:30 am on WBRE   

*Check out Keystone Creations Exclusively here on PAHomepage- Eyewitness News Reporter Kristina Shalhoup is your guide some interesting businesses right here in NEPA – this week Kristina features the “Swinging in NEPA- a business designed to get you dancing!”

 *Have you check out our new Podcasts?  They are  produced by Ron Williams.  Interesting topics!   This week we get ready for High School Football- AJ Donatoni and Nick Toma talk high school football.  

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!

 Jane 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! Another week of great recipes in our PA Live Kitchen, Style tips, Movies and more

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

Got a Question?

Veterans Views jab_1552186303902.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_June_13__2019_4_20190425171408Got 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- In Case You Missed It-   Here are some good news and heartfelt stories you can see right here on PAHomepage!

*  Kristina Shalhoup talked with a member of the Army Band who has visited every state!

*  Logan Westrope enjoyed the Sullivan County Fair.  

* Photojournalist Tom Gregory was there as they broke ground in Middle Smithfield Township for a brand new library!

*   Cody Butler enjoyed his Friday at the La Festa Italiana!

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

* .  Day of service will feature dedication of a “People’s Pantry”

*   The University of Scranton’s Center for Service and Social Justice will hold its annual Volunteer Fair for local nonprofits from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, on campus.


* King’s College will host former members and friends of the Memorial Presbyterian Church on North Street in Wilkes-Barre for a tour, prayer service and reception on Thursday, September 5, at 4 p.m.

Join the Team:

   Join the team on Saturday 6 am and 8 am   and Sunday Morning at  6 am and 9 am     Morgan Parrish  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 31, 2019


  Blue Bloods   followed by two episodes of   48 Hours –   at  9 pm 10 pm


   American Ninja Warrior at 8 pm  Dateline NBC at  10 pm

Sunday, September 1, 2019

CBS – Sunday Morning

MADE IN AMERICA – John Blackstone talks with apparel entrepreneur Bayard Winthrop about the challenges and benefits of manufacturing products — from start to finish, entirely in the United States.

THE NEW FACE OF LABOR  – 60 MINUTES Correspondent Lesley Stahl sits down with Sara Nelson, the President of the Association of Flight Attendants, who has been called “The Most Powerful Labor Leader in the Country.”

JAMES MATTIS – David Martin catches up with former Secretary of Defense James Mattis, who opens up about his time in the Trump White House, his years in the military and his new book on leadership.

DOLLY PARTON – CBS THIS MORNING Co-Host Tony Dokoupil sits down with the legendary singer-songwriter Dolly Parton, who talks about her career, her costumes and life today.

OPINION – Jim Gaffigan offers some thoughts on joys and the pitfalls of the “Back to School” season. 



60 Minutes at 7 pm;  Big Brother followed by    NCSI Los Angeles at 9 pm and NCSI New Orleans at 10 pm


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

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