UMaine musicians Tori Mason and Ben McNaboe were in the studio Wednesday, speaking to Joy about the upcoming performance: 150 Years of American Song, A Celebration of the University of Maine.
Erin Coltvet from the Eastern Area Agency on Aging was on the interview set with Wayne Wednesday morning, talking about the agency’s upcoming ribbon cutting and Open House for their new location at the Bangor Airport mall, which is able to offer much more room, as well as parking and a location right on the bus route. Erin spoke to Wayne about the festivities taking place right after the ribbon cutting, as well as the numerous classes being offered to those over 50, 18 year-olds and up with disabilities, as well as their caretakers.
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 and Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM.
For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy, showed Wayne how to spruce up brussel sprouts by cooking them with bacon. 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.
Shoshona Smith, Nutrition Education Coordinator for Healthy Acadia was in the studio Friday to promote a couple of free cooking series being offered by Healthy Acadia this month. Both are free and are catered to specific demographics of people that need help with cooking on a budget. All students enrolled will receive a free bag of groceries as well as recipes to stir up some dishes on their own.
Chad Labree, Executive Director of Penobscot Regional Communications Center, was back in the studio Thursday, speaking to Wayne for this week’s 9-1-1 Tips. This week, he gave us some pointers of how to handle a situation in which you are calling 9-1-1, while your assailant is present, and how you can communicate to the dispatcher the information they need without the assailant ever realizing you are on the phone.
Dr. Charles Pattavina, ER surgeon at St. Joseph Hospital, was in the studio Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight. This week he was giving some pointers to Joy about things to pay attention to when you think someone may be having a stroke.
Kristin Harmon with the Bangor Humane Society was back in the studio Tuesday for this week’s Pet of the Week. This week she introduced Wayne to Natasha, a very fun and energetic five year-old Pekingese mix. Natasha has been spayed and has a great attitude by herself or in a house filled with kids, cats or other dogs. Natasha has an adoption fee of $180.
Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio with Joy Monday morning for this week’s Consumer Contact. This week, Russ was giving a break down of steps you can take to ensure your online accounts remain safe. Namely, he talked about password protection and ensure you use multiple, 10-character or more passwords that get updated and changed regularly.
Val Kitchen from Bangor Pilates was in the studio again Friday for this week’s Fitness Friday. This week, she was showing Joy and Wayne some anaerobic breathing to accompany a stretch in the “tree” position.
In this week’s 9-1-1 Tips, Chad Labree was back in the studio giving a warning to parents who may have given their kids an old phone as a toy for the holidays. Chad says these phones, though uninitiated, are still capable of dialing 9-1-1, and cause a great loss in police time every year in trying to track down the caller.