Maine Author David Crossman Talks About His New Book

Updated 2 months ago

The plot: Ebola, a strain twice as deadly as the one being reporting in the news, is created in an American laboratory and is about to be let loose on the world.

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Riding for a Voice

Updated 2 months ago

Incest-survivor Kayla Garriott was in the studio on Wednesday speaking to Joy about her upcoming 3rd annual Riding for a Voice event in support of spreading awareness of the silent crime. The event is a motorcycle ride, however cars are welcomed as well. It will be held on Saturday, August 23rd, with registration running from 9:00 – 10:00 AM, with aim being to have kick-stands up by 10:15 AM. The ride starts at the Calais Motor Inn, and ends at Cohills in Lubec.

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Senior Spotlight: Music Therapy

Updated 2 months ago

Mary Budd of the Penobscot Theatre, along with Steve Bowler of Dirigo Pines, was in the studio on Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week, the pair was speaking with Joy about the benefits music can have on medical patients, in particular, the benefits it can have when played for Alzheimer’s patients.

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What is your favorite season in Maine?

Updated 2 months ago

Fall                63% (301 Votes)
Summer       25% (122 Votes)
Spring                8% (38 Votes)
Winter               4% (21 Votes)

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Healthy Living: Lightning Safety

Updated 2 months ago

By: Amy Movius MD

It’s been a very active summer, weather-wise in Maine, with frequent thunderstorms. Nationwide, there are around 25 million lighting to ground strikes a year, about 60,000 which occur in Maine. These storms can be fascinating and even beautiful to witness – but make no mistake; every one of them is dangerous.

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Biz Tips: Back to “Business School”

Updated 2 months ago

Time flies and as another school year approaches Deb Neuman doesn’t want any more time to go by if you are thinking about starting or growing a business.

Here are a few classes and events you should know about.

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Finance is Fun: Estate Planning

Updated 2 months ago

Marion Syversen was in for this week’s Finance is Fun talking about estate planning.

Please plan - Making a plan for your family for how to pass on your earthly possessions after death is a pretty intense topic. People avoid it. If you won’t face things and make a plan you leave your grieving family to sort things out, to argue over sentimental items as it reminds them of you and time spent with you, to cause such discord that relationships may be permanently altered. All because you couldn’t face this task. You have spent your life loving you family. So I know I can count on you make thorough preparations for this most difficult time and not leave them without your loving guidance.

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Broadway Veterinary Clinic Open House

Updated 2 months ago

Kim Uherec from the Broadway Veterinary Clinic & Pet Care Center in Bangor was in the studio on Tuesday talking to Joy about their upcoming open house and what kind of activities and information they can expect to find at it.

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Pet of the Week: Bangor Humane Society

Updated 2 months ago

Kristin Harmon was in the studio again for this week’s Pet of the Week. She introduced Joy to Isis, a playful kitten with only one eye. She wanted to remind viewers that during these busy summer days, there are still many deals at the humane society, as well as the multiple locations around Bangor with which the humane society works with.

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Could you live “off the grid?”

Updated 2 months ago

Yes      74% (297 Votes)

No        26% (107 Votes)


Total: 404 Votes

Penquis: Penobscot County Transition Team Offers Assistance to Mill Workers

Updated 2 months ago

Beyond the loss of income, losing a job also comes with other losses, and stress.

Uncertainty, Fear, Confusion, Loss of your daily routine.

The Northern part of Penobscot County has been hit hard with the layoffs of the mill in Lincoln and Millinocket impacting approximately 500 families.

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I Love My Pet: Monday, August 18, 2014

Updated 2 months ago

On this Monday’s I Love My Pet, we met George and Pepper.

George and Pepper belong to Sherry and Jim of Guilford.

They were rescued from Foxcroft Vet Services.

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Senior Watch: Staying Physically Active

Updated 2 months ago

Erin Coltvet from Eastern Area Agency on Aging was in for this week’s Senior Watch, to tell us about a new expansion to EAAA, and that seniors need to continue to be physically active through life.

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Consumer Contact: Flooded Vehicle Resale

Updated 2 months ago

Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio on Monday for this week’s Consumer Contact. This time, he spoke to Joy about the precautionary measures you can take when looking at used cars, especially due to all of the recent flash flooding.

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Do you think there still needs to be school crossing guards?

Updated 2 months ago

Yes      82% (510 Votes)

No       18% (110 Votes)


Total: 620 Votes

SPCA Pet of the Week: Meet Noodle

Updated 2 months ago

In Friday’s Noon Lunchbreak, Diana De Los Santos from the SPCA of Hancock County was here with Noodle.

Noodle is a one and a half year old spayed female. She was abandoned in an apartment while she was pregnant. She has since given birth and all three of her babies have been adopted. Noodle is the sweetest and happiest cat; you can hear her purr from a mile away! Do you have room in your home to give this sweet girl a forever home?

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Fitness Friday: Eating and Exercising

Updated 2 months ago

Josiah Hartley from LA Training was in the studio for Fitness Friday this week. He was speaking to Joy not only of the importance of eating before and after exercising, but how much and what kinds of foods you should be eating to better help your workout regimen. 

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Fitness Friday: Tricep Extensions

Updated 2 months ago

We had a fresh face in the studio for this week’s Fitness Friday. Josiah Hartley from LA Training was teaching Joy and Wayne some quick variations on tricep extensions. He showed how to do the very quick an easy exercise in different stances to add varying levels of difficulty.

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Do you think using natural gas is safe?

Updated 2 months ago

Yes     63% (258 Votes)

No       37% (154 Votes)


Total: 412 Votes

Gardening with Bob Bangs

Updated 2 months ago

The wet weather left Joy inside this week for Thursday’s segment of Gardening with Bob Bangs. To learn more about any of the topics discussed on this gardening segment, visit windsweptgardens.com. If you have a topic you’d like to see discussed with Bob Bangs, send us an email at wabi@wabi.tv.

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