Weekdays @ 8:30AM
Call and Debate local and national issues!
WKOK Sunrise, Monday, May 25, Memorial Day 2020:
5:00am to 7:00am:This Morning — America’s First News with Gordon Deal
- Why the coronavirus pandemic is exacerbating the feeling among some millennials that they can’t catch a break.
- Also, employees miss more than their colleagues while working from home. They also long for their office furniture.
- And how groups like the Boy Scouts plan to pay tribute on Memorial Day.
7:00am to 10:00am: Ali Stevens at the anchor desk, WKOK’s local and state news, AccuWeather and sports AND: CBS Memorial Day Holiday Programming:
- The untold story of the real origin of Memorial Day (think…Bellefonte PA)
- How to backyard BBQ in a social distancing world
- How the VFW is honoring and serving our veterans during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- A conversation with the American Legion’s National Commander Bill Oxford on saving vets lives through their new Buddy Check program
WKOK Sunrise, Tuesday, May 26, 2020:
5:00am to 7:00am: This Morning — America’s First News with Gordon Deal
- The latest coronavirus developments; plus how America’s colleges and universities will be transformed this fall.
- Also, if you thought being told to stay home during the pandemic was tough, wait til you hear the stories of people who’ve had to lock down while at the office.
- And what your kids want to watch instead of your Disney-Plus preferences.
7:10am: Michelle Siegel, Selinsgrove, Democratic candidate for state senate in the 27th district, on the early campaign, why she is running and the big issues in the 27th district.
7:40am: Dr. Jaewon Ryu, Geisinger President and CEO, with a recorded excerpt of his Friday update. He talks about the slowly lowering numbers, a case of MIS-C in the system, their staffing changes, new drugs, plasma, and a wide range of other topics (recorded).
On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:
8:30am to 10:00am: Open phones. He’s had lots of R & R and he’ll be ready to fight for the USA, and a soon go to an open gym in Snyder County!!!
8:33am: Dr. Carl Jenkins, DDS, Smiles by Jenkins, Master of The Academy of General Dentistry, served on National and Pennsylvania boards within the AGD, on the changing landscape in PA for the dental industry. He’ll talk about their history of practicing safe dentistry, getting dental work done now to avoid irreparable harm, and the PPE issue for dentists (in PA, they aren’t at the top of PEMA’s essential list).
Another stunner of a sunrise recently, at the Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation
State house member David Rowe discusses the confusion from Gov. Wolf’s shutdown request, and how we can all stay safe.
Mark Lawrence and Ben Reichley host Freddi Carlip of Lewisburg, and Mariasha Baumgarten, co-director, Chabad of Lewisburg, on the upcoming Menorah lighting in Hufnagle Park, this Sunday, 4:30pm. Chabad of Lewisburg is holding the community lighting, then a Grand Chanukah Part at the Greenspace Center. We talk about the growing community of Chabad, an increase anti-Semitism in the US and the ‘Tree of Life’ recovery.
During open phones we talked about the state legislature being encouraged to bail out the nuclear power industry which has fallen on hard times because of the natural gas industry. We talk about corporate welfare, the employee impact in the community and more.
Mark Lawrence (is back!) and Joe McGranaghan argue about President Trump, his hugely successful impact on the US economy, and his moral failings. We talked about Wall Street, climate, and the President’s remarks on Tritter.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan discuss a Bucks County election case where a county court voter registration is being sued for observing their previously agreed upon deadline (!?), and we talked about President! Donald! Trump’s! exclamation point filled response to Saudi Arabia.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan discuss the late Jesse Woodring of Sunbury who died Monday. We remembered his dedication to the city of Sunbury, his devotion to advance the economy of the city and improving its image. We talked about his time on the Sunbury Community Hospital board. Then during open phones, we talked about the new White House rules designed to control reporters, and Ivanka emails which violate federal policy.