Cyndi Graves the performance director for Sesame Street Live along with Elmo and Cookie Monster dropped by the station for a visit recent to tell us about the upcoming Sesame Street Live show “Let’s Dance” that is coming to the Cross Insurance Center.
Kristin Harmon was in the studio again for this week’s Pet of the Week and tried something new this week. She introduced Joy to Glacier, a young sweet small white rabbit. He is one years old, and has already been neutered. Kristin says Glacier loves to be held and thinks he would do great with kids!
Do you think hayrides in Maine should go through state safety inspections?
No 56% (196 VOTES)
Yes 44% (155 VOTES)
TOTAL: 351 VOTES
Russ Van Arsdale was in the studio Monday for this week’s Consumer Contact, speaking to Joy about choosing a rental property, and things to look for to make sure you aren’t being scammed.
Do you think paper-making in Maine is a doomed industry?
YES 77% (571 VOTES)
NO 23% (170 VOTES)
TOTAL: 741 VOTES
Josiah Hartley from Bangor’s LA Training was back in the studio Friday for this week’s Fitness Friday. This time, he was showing Joy and Wayne how to climb mountains indoors with the “mountain climbers” exercise.
Gretchen Schaefer and Jenny Stahl, organizers of the EdcampBangor event were in the studio Thursday to talk with Joy about their upcoming event. EdcampBangor is a clinic designed to give teachers insight into different teaching techniques. The event is free to participate and lunch is provided, and the first 100 participants to register will be entered into a drawing for an Amazon gift card.
Lee White from Eastern Area Agency on Aging came in Wednesday for this week’s Senior Spotlight, to talk to Wayne about Medicare part D, the prescription drug plan for Medicare beneficiaries. Open enrollment is Oct 15 to Dec. 7. Last year, EAAA’s team saved people about $200,000 on their medications.
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.
(R) Paul LePage 62% (522 Votes)
(D) Mike Michaud 31% (266 Votes)
(I) Eliot Cutler 7% (60 Votes)
Susan Collins (R) 79% (663 Votes)
Shenna Bellows (D) 21% (181 Votes)
Total: 844 Votes
For this weeks Abby’s Kitchen Bytes, Abby Freethy, showed Joy how to make a delicious caramel sauce that can be used for many different dishes. 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.
Friday, we began our series profiling the candidates for US Senate. We asked Republican Senator Susan Collins and her Democratic opponent Shenna Bellows the same questions.
Be sure to tune into TV-5 this Sunday at 11:30 AM for a special half hour show on the two Senate candidates. You’ll hear their thoughts on health care, education and other topics important to Mainers.
Dr. Heidi Harrington from Bangor Plastic and Hand Surgery was in the studio Thursday speaking to Wayne about the upcoming Pink Runway Project event at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor. The event takes place Saturday, October 18th starting at 6:30 PM, and is truly a one-of-a-kind spectacle which supports breast cancer awareness.