Wayne Harvey went over to visit JR Mitchell at Q106.5 in Brewer Friday morning, to see how the fundraising for the 2014 Egg Ride was coming along.
There are a few ways to still help, you can call the station at 991-9500, donate online at q105.fm, or stop by Danforth’s on Route 2 in Hermon from 2-to-9pm Friday.
Gerry “Big G” Michaud from Big G’s in Winslow shares some recipe ideas for the Super Bowl.
1 pound white fish (haddock, cod, etc.)
2 cups raw shrimp
2 cups raw scallops
I can clams
1 cup water
1 can clam broth
3 med. Potatoes
1 qt. 1/2 & 1/2
3 tsp. salt, 2 tsp. garlic powder, 1tsp. Pepper
Dice potatoes and cook in clam broth, water, and spices, adding the white fish just before the potatoes and done.
Add un-drained clams, scallops, and shrimp.
Bring slowly to a boil, then add 1/2&1/2.
Bring to a simmer,(thicken, if desired, or add more liquid.
Tracey Marceron from Between Friends Art Studio in Brewer, showed Joy how to make Valentine’s Day Keepsake Boxes. For more information on the craft Tracey did Thursday morning you can visit her website at www.nextgenerationtheatre.com
A discovery during surgery at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor has led to a nationwide recall of a device that helps prevent blood clots.
It’s called the Cordis Opt-ease Vena Cava Filter…and it’s inserted into a vein that returns blood to the heart from the legs.
Jackie Conn from Weight Watchers talks about Wintervention!
3 easy tips to fortify your commitment to healthy family living even when giving into bad winter habits seems inevitable!
Many Maine families are trying to incorporate healthy habits into their daily routines but the crazy weather we’ve been experiencing this winter influences us to make less-than-healthy choices we regret later. We go from extreme cold to temperatures warm enough to melt the snow and interrupt our favorite winter outdoor activities. And that’s not the only challenge families are facing. Winter has a way of making us want to settle down on a comfy seat in front of a screen while we eat too much of the foods that are loaded with more salt, sugar and fat than nutrients. It just seems easier to wait until Spring to start making a healthier lifestyle!
Lee Ohmart, a pharmacist at Miller Drug was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight, to talk to us about common prescription drug interactions.
Bobbie Fowler was in from the Old Town Animal Orphanage with a furry friend for us to meet.
If you are interested in adopting a pet, the orphanage is open Monday through Friday 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Do you want your pet featured on I Love My Pet
To do so: Just send us a picture and let us know why your pet is so special.
E-mail it to WABI at email@example.com. Please put “Attention I Love My Pet” in the subject line.
Marshall, AARP Tax Aide, talks taxes for seniors.
AARP Foundation’s Tax-Aide program offers FREE income tax preparation services to low and moderate income taxpayers of any age at several locations in the Greater Bangor area and throughout Maine. To find a site, and its hours of operation, call AARP at 1-888-AAARP-NOW (1-888-227-7669), or on the Internet – www.aarp.org/taxaide.
For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy, made Coconut Macaroons. If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make these macaroons, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amy Badger, was in for this months Fit Friday. She talked with Wayne about, how often you should work out, and how often should you lift weights.
Amy Badger, was in for this months Fit Friday. She showed Wayne and Joy how to do crunches on an exercise ball, and how to properly sit on an exercise ball.
Jennifer Crittenden, the program manager at Encore Leadership Corps was in for this week’s Senior Spotlight, telling us about the organization and a workshop that’s coming up in February.
Please do not get up on your roof to shovel snow if you can avoid it
Two weekends ago was a snowy time and there were public service announcements urging homeowners to clear the snow off of their roofs. Every year as it gets snowier we see these ads and every year we at Eastern Maine Medical Center treat many people with fall injuries. This particular weekend we saw 20 people in the Emergency Room who fell off their roofs and 6 were admitted with serious injuries.