Kristin Harmon was in the studio Tuesday, showing off our Pet of the Week. Wayne was introduced to Gloria, a 10 year-old bulldog mix. She has already been spayed and has the potential to be good with kids and dogs; however, Kristin pointed out that she has been doing better with dogs her own size or larger, meaning houses with smaller dogs or cats could be a bad combination.
Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio Monday for this week’s Consumer Contact, speaking to Joy about choosing the right electricity provider, and things to look for to make sure you are making the right decision.
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Josiah Hartley from Bangor’s LA Training was on the interview set for this week’s Fitness Friday, speaking to Wayne about how you should plan your workout. Josiah says beginning with your weight-training workout will ultimately help burn more fat when you switch over to cardio.
Bob Bangs was back in the TV-5 garden to wrap up our Gardening segment for the year. He talked about some ways to preserve your gardens for next spring, as well as how you can take advantage of the dry weather we have been having.
Dr. Robin Adair Aston was in the studio for this week’s Senior Spotlight talking to Wayne about different ways in dealing with insomnia, including her own specialty, hypnosis. Dr. Aston lists a few quick ways to clear your mind to be able to sleep, such as by writing down your thoughts as you lay in bed.
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.
For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy, showed Joy how to make a quick and easy corn salad, now that it is in season. If you have any questions for Abby about this segment or you would like to know how to make the dish, you can email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
September is National Preparedness Month: Are You Ready if an Emergency Happens?
Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross encourages Mainers to mark National Preparedness Month by creating a household disaster plan to keep you and your family safe in an emergency.
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 email@example.com.
Joe Plummer with the Searsport Fling into Fall festival was in the studio on Wednesday to tell us more about the festival’s Tonka Challenge. In the challenge, kids are invited to find an old beat-up Tonka truck and restore it, with prizes going to the top entries. Joe also mentioned there will be Tonka workshops around the Bangor area leading up to the event that will act as tutorials into how to rebuild and refurbish the trucks into your own custom toy.
Nancy Daisy-Hunter was in the studio Wednesday morning for this week’s Senior Spotlight. The Penobscot Valley Senior College is a great option for seniors who are looking to try something and learn something new. Classes run Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 AM -12:00 PM and 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM. Registration for the upcoming term ends this Friday, so be sure to act now if a specific class sparks your interest.
Kristin Harmon was in the studio again for this week’s Pet of the Week. She introduced Wayne to Brody, a young and energetic male beagle mix. Brody is two years old, and has already been neutered. Kristin says Brody would do well in a house with other dogs, or even young children; however, she said in a house with cats, Brody has been known to get excited and chase the cats without knowing when to stop.