Our hope is to alert readers to the important interviews and insights that each show in their region offers.
This Week in Pennsylvania
WHTM/Harrisburg-Lancaster-Lebanon-York – Sunday at 11am
WBRE/Wilkes Barre-Scranton-Hazelton – Sunday 630am
WTAJ/Johnstown-Altoona-State College – Sunday 630am
WJET/Erie – Sunday 10am
WHAG/Hagerstown, MD – Sunday 7am
WETM/Elmira, New York – Sunday 7am
On Sunday’s show Andy Mehalshick from WBRE guest hosts. We have PA Auditor General Eugene Depasquale on to talk about his recent audit of the three state agencies that deal with opioid treatment. He also talks about the budget stalemate and consequences for the state if our credit rating is downgraded. Then Analysts Christopher Nicholas and Pete Shelly break down the budget negotiations.
Face the State
This week on CBS 21’s “Face the State with Robb Hanrahan,” Robb sits down with Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Tyree Blocker to discuss 21st Century policing, recruiting and covering for communities that are doing away with own police departments. Political Insider Charlie Gerow asks him about convicted State Trooper killer Eric Frein and whether the Governor should relax his stance on the death penalty. You’ll want to see the Keystone Commentary where Gerow gets into it with conservative radio host R.J. Harris over Donald Trump Junior’s meeting with the Russian attorney. Two guys who usually agree certainly don’t on that issue. Watch the most talked about local political program in Central Pennsylvania, “Face the State” Sunday morning at 8:30.
Host Tamala Edwards our Panelists take a deep dive into a myriad of topics dealing with the state of our public education system. Our Insiders sound off on a report suggesting that the 14 PA State Colleges and Universities should stay open but consolidate. Other topics include PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro suing the Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos over recinding student loan protections, thoughts on the Chicago school district asking students for a ‘life plan’ before they receive their diplomas, hazing laws after the Penn State Piazza Trial, and reexamining college campus sexual assault policies. Plus … should police offers carry narcan to revive those overdosing from opioid addiction? Should that be apart of their job? Catch the Inside Story .. Sunday at 11:30 am.
KD/PG Sunday Edition
This Sunday morning@11:30am., on KDKA-TV’s “KD/PG Sunday Edition”, with KDKA-TV News Anchor Ken Rice and Jerry Micco, Sunday Editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette:
On this week’s broadcast:
What happens, when a portion of one of the world’s largest icebergs breaks away from a gigantic ice sheet, in Antarctica?
Scientists renew their discussions about climate control and global warming – and what political choices, we face, to deal with the challenge.
We’ll talk about all of that, with two scientists from Carnegie Mellon University – who have spent much of their lifetime, studying these issues:
Paul Fischbeck, Ph.D. – is Professor of Social and Decision Sciences, at Carnegie Mellon University’s Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences.
Neil M. Donahue, Ph.D. – is Lord Professor of Chemistry, at Carnegie Mellon’s departments of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Engineering & Public Policy, and the Center for Atmospheric Particle Studies, and also serves as the Director of CMU’s Steinbrenner Institute for Environmental Education and Research.
Please join Ken Rice and Jerry Micco, for this timely and important discussion, Sunday morning@11:30AM., on the “KD/PG Sunday Edition”, right after CBS’ “Face the Nation”, on KDKA-TV.
WGAL Channel 8 (Harrisburg and Lancaster) Sunday, July 16th at 11:30 AM
WBPH (Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia) Monday, July 17th at 8:30 PM
WKBS 47 (Altoona) Saturday, July 22nd at 9:30 AM
WPCB 40 (Pittsburgh) Saturday, July 22nd at 9:30 AM
Pennsylvania Cable Network (PCN) Saturday, July 15th at 6:00 AM—Special Summer 2017 airing schedule
This week’s Pennsylvania Newsmakers features Ted Christopher, MD, President-Elect of the Pennsylvania Medical Society, who discusses hospital emergency medical service and the serious problem of opioid addiction. Then, joining host Terry Madonna is State Treasurer Joe Torsella, for an update on Pennsylvania’s fiscal situation and possible changes to the Affordable Care Act. Link here.
The Sunday Business Page
On this week’s program:
The methods of generating electric power, and distributing it, have changed, in recent years.
How safe, is the electric power grid, from terrorism, and other disruptions, in service?
Our special guests, this week, are Andy Ott – President & CEO of the Valley Forge, Pennsylvania-based PJM – which operates America’s largest electric grid – in thirteen states and the District of Columbia, and the nation’s biggest, wholesale energy market – and Gregory Reed, Ph.D. – Director of the Center for Energy and the Grid Institute and the Electric Power Systems Laboratory, and Professor, at the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering.
We’ll also introduce you to a man who is teaching the skills of entrepreneurship to inner-city youth, in Pittsburgh – with the help of a fruit cart, and some produce! Timothy Lydon – Project Manager of East End Fruit Cart Youth Entrepreneurship program – will tell us where and when you can see these young, promising business students, in action.
Please join Jon Delano – Sunday morning@6:30am., for “The Sunday Business Page”, on KDKA-TV.