March 27, 2020
Gerrity's Supermarkets, which has nine stores across Northeastern Pennsylvania is getting worldwide attention after a woman went into a store this week and intentionally coughed and spit on food while saying "I have the virus, you're all going to get sick" according to police. That caused Gerrity's to throw away an estimated $35,000 worth of food and produce. Chase Senior sits down with Joe Fasula, co-owner of Gerrity's to discuss that incident and what it's like to run a grocery store chain during a pandemic, when the demand for food and supplies is at an all-time high.
March 23, 2020
What's life like for a professional sports gambler when there are no sports because of the coronavirus? Will the pandemic hit the sports gambling industry hard after it was on an unbelievable upward trajectory? What does Las Vegas look like when all the casinos are closed? Chase Senior brings on one of the best sports bettors in the game, Bill Krackomberger to discuss that and more. Give Bill a follow on Twitter @BillKrackman or check him out on Krackwins.com. He was also featured on the Showtime show, "Action" which you can binge now!
March 19, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has forced many of us into isolation. This is a very challenging time for everybody. We're forced to work from home, we may be quarantining or having to practice social distancing. Being in isolation can often lead to loneliness. What are some self care, therapeutic tips that we can implement in our daily lives to keep us on a healthy track? What can we do to avoid slipping into depression, or being overwhelmed with anxiety? Chase Senior brings on his sister, Brooke, who is a psychotherapist in the Washington D.C. area and she gives us insight, tips and suggestions on exercises we can do to stay mentally sharp during these uneasy times.
March 13, 2020
Chase Senior brings on WNEP-TV anchor and executive producer, Jon Meyer to discuss the media's coverage of the coronavirus, the importance of relaying and driving home facts over not fear, how it's upended our lives, the impact its had on the sports world and what the future may hold.
March 9, 2020
For 12 years, Sharla McBride was one of the key faces of WNEP, first as a sports anchor and reporter, then as a news anchor for the past five years. After thousands of shows and reports, Sharla is moving on to WUSA in Washington, DC and is going back to her roots as a sports anchor and reporter. On this episode of The Chase Down podcast, Sharla looks back at her time in Northeastern and Central, PA, explains why it was such a special place for her, relives some of her best moments at WNEP and explains what she'll be doing next.