From the Producers Pod: July 13-14, 2019

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

 A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawnmower is broken. ~James Dent  (From the Quote Garden)

  Newsmakers__August_2018_GRASP_WVADS_seg__0_20180807160226  The NEPA Alliance is the topic of conversation of this Sunday’s Newsmakers.  The monthly public affairs show is hosted by Jayne Ann Bugda and Andy Mehalshick.      

       The NEPA Alliance’s goal is to help showcase our area on a national and worldwide spotlight.  The staff lends a helping hand to area small businesses and nonprofits with everything from grant writing to loans.  The panel will discuss the many programs and services the community and economic development agency offers.  NEPA Alliance serves Carbon, Lackawanna, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, Schuylkill and Wayne Counties.

    Bugda and Mehalshick will be joined by guests Jeffrey Box, NEPA Alliance President & Chief Executive Officer, Kurt Bauman, NEPA Alliance Vice President Community & Economic Development Services Division and Stephen Ursich, NEPA Alliance Vice President Business Development Services Division.

      Newsmakers airs Sunday,  July 14  at 6:30 am on WYOU and then at 11:30 am on WBRE.

Eyewitness News is celebrating Christmas in July!  The Christmas season is over that doesn’t mean local families are no longer in need. One in five children face hunger in Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania, but with your gift, we can put fresh and healthy food on their tables.  Help us with a monetary or food donation. 

This Week In PA_1554082908559.png.jpgJoin Dennis Owens for Sunday’s ‘This Week in Pennsylvania” State Senator Mike Folmer says Pennsylvania’s not ready for recreational marijuana.

  Folmer was a key sponsor of the state’s medical cannabis program. He says other states that went directly from medical to recreational saw their medical programs suffer.

  This and much more on This Week in Pennsylvania airs Sundays at 6:30 am on WBRE   

*KeystoneCreations_1552934047471.jpgCheck out Keystone Creations Exclusively here on PAHomepage-  Eyewitness News Reporter Kristina Shalhoup is your guide some interesting businesses right here in NEPA

 *PodcastDontMiss_1551194767348.jpgHave you check out our new Podcasts?  They are hosted by Nick Toma and produced by Ron Williams.  Interesting topics!   This week the I-Team’s Andy Mehalshick talks about some recent court cases he is covering.

 Reminder_ Community Forum on Bullying Tonight_-4219434328276775309Jane 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       Bartolai Winery

Tuesday          Wheel

Wednesday      Miller’s Ale House                     

Thursday        Garlic      

Friday            Wilkes-Barre Market on Monday    

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

Got a Question?

  Veterans Views_1549700212799.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

Law_and_You_March_5__2019_5_20190217034958 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!

*  Logan Westrope  told us about the summer slide and how  the United Way and the YMCA are teaming up for National Summer Learning Week. 

 * Cody Butler told us about Geisinger’s new “Farmacy”   

* Brianna Strunk had the story of banners honoring our Veterans for their service in Monroe County. 

*Brianna also has the story of a little bear that lost its way and is being taken care of by Pocono Wildlife Rehabilitation and Education Center 

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

 *   Want to get involved? The Schuylkill County Fair is always seeking new volunteers to help us present a successful event.

*Protect and Defend 5K Run/Walk Set For July 21  

 *Concert and Ice Cream Social at St. John’s, Nanticoke

Join the Team:

   Join the team on Saturday 6 am and 8 am   and Sunday Morning at  7 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, July 13, 2019


  Love Island at 8 pm followed by Million Dollar Mile followed by 48 Hours –   at  10 pm


 Furious 7

Sunday,  July 14, 2019

CBS – Sunday Morning

   This Sunday Morning… 50 years after Apollo 11 hear from the men who walked on the moon and the women who helped get them

  Also talk with bestselling author Colson Whitehead

   …And see what’s behind America’s love affair…with “breakfast”!.

60 Minutes


 Big Brother, Instinct followed by the Good Fight at 10 pm  


 America’s Got Talent at 8 pm  Followed New Amsterdam at 10 pm 

Thank you for making Eyewitness News Part of your Day!!

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