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only matched by his business proes and charitable efforts. >> reporter: too often word like visionary and pioneer are used to describe, a person's effect on their community or world around them. word like great, or revolutionary, minimized by over use. when describing ed snider and his affect on the city of philadelphia and well beyond word like these don't even scratch the surface. ed snider changed philadelphia and lives of millions of people, forever. a native of washington d.c., snider first came to philadelphia to be part owner of the eagles in 1964, that began an over 50 year relationship with the city. often when snider saw an opportunity, a profitable business followed. in 1966 he establish the flyers, as part of an nhl expansion, but they would need a place to play so he created the spectrum and had a hand in the first sports complex of its kind in the world. through the flyers, other businesses bloomed, in 1974, snider founded spectacor,
which would become a sports and entertainment powerhouse that to this day operates internationally, and in 48 states. spectacor would be the business face of many institutions, today that are a part of our every day lives. snider would have a hand in the creation of the first all sports radio station, wip, as well as one of the first regional cable networks, prism. but his first love was always the flyers. >> ladies and gentlemen, the flyers are going to win the stanley cup. >> since the team's creation there has been nothing that snider wouldn't do to make the team a contender. two stanley cups, eight conference championships and 16 division titles in the teams 48 seasons. they have only missed the playoffs 11 times mostly due to snider's determination to give philadelphia fans a winner. >> the flyers have won their second consecutive stanley cup. >> reporter: it was snider's love of giving back that would come to define him in later
years. flyers charities over the years have raised more than $25 million, and contributed to organizations, and causes in need. none was closer to his heart then ed snider youth hockey foundation. foundation teaches more than 3,000 the at risk inner city children to play hockey but also provides them with educational services. commitment, to his community, committed to winning, will always define this philadelphia icon. ed snider gone at the age of 83. mr. snider's impact on the philadelphia sports scene, is unmatched. >> sports director don bell joins with us more on the life and legacy of the flyers chairman. >> yeah, what a day, right. >> yeah. >> just something. the ed snider has a resume in philadelphia that spans five decade. it is impossible to run down risks of the the great things he has done but his peers who owned teams in the city fully recognize what has been lost.
>> when you you think of the philadelphia flyers and everything that we're about, every trait, we're passionate, we work hard, we're gritty, we're tough, we have a lot of will and you think of all have of those traits, that is what is ed snider. >> reporter: ed snide shore brought hockey to philadelphia 50 years ago died today after a long battle with cancer. other pro sports teams in town paid tribute to the trailblazer. eagles owner jeffery laurie said ed was a visionary and pie mere who did tree end us things for the city and sport of the hockey. what he is driven by winning and his passion for the sport, was genuine. sixers managing general partner josh harris said, ed continuingly poured his heart in making the difference in the lives of those around him and stopped at nothing to make city of philadelphia a better place for everyone, phillies charity man dave montgomery
explained how ed was able to connect with the people of philadelphia. >> he came from washington and he came with a passion for sports in philadelphians to identify with. he came with a passion to win and that clearly is something, identify with. >> passion to win. i love that. >> our coverage continues at 6:00. we will hear from one of the ed snider's closest friend and confidents, lou shinefield who opened the spectrum shares story about mr. snider's sports legacy and what snider called his most treasured accomplishment his youth hockey foundation. we are live at cobbs creek ice rink as inner city children skate in memory of the philadelphia sports legend. turning now to the phillies, it was the home opener this afternoon at the ball yard. >> yes, it was. >> and that is an exciting story. >> we have been waiting for quite sometime. phillies coming to the game after winning two straight. they spoiled weekend for mets taking two out of three, guys in new york. >> so now we will go to "eyewitness news" reporter
justin finch live at citizens bank park with more, justin? >> reporter: ukee and jessica, dawn, what a day it has been, the main attraction was padres phillies showdown but there was a bonus, moving moments when four special guests took to the pitchers mound just a few hours ago. opening day, fans won't soon forget, starting with four opening pitches, from newly minted local heroes. a strong throw from ten year-old matt collins who is battling leukemia. then, villanova mens basketball star seniors, and final four champs ryan arcidiacono and daniel ochefu. >> philadelphia police officer jesse hartnett, still recovering from being shot last juan, after his pitch, another tougher one, his girl friend, hand in marriage.
>> ♪ >> under clear skies, a pitch perfect serenade from the philadelphia boy choir and mens choir, flanged by flag presentations from city police officers and military service members. they drew this woman from washington back to 1955, her last phillies home game. >> i loved philadelphia, it is definitely seeing the response from philadelphia, city of brotherly love, that i learned in grade school all the way here and all day to day. >> reporter: now you may have notice that had lady was wearing colors, we found with the seattle mariners. that is just pure coincidence. it is her home state but she says she's a phillies fan at heart. coming up at 6:00 we will take you to the phillies fan carnival and met her at an overwhelmed tenth street here outside the stadium. don, jessica, ukee, back to you. >> how about that. >> absolutely. >> police officers are brave but getting on one knee in front of the 25 or 30,000
people, that takes some courage right there. good stuff. >> congratulations. >> great day at the ballpark. >> it is one of the baseball's most cherished conditions the seventh inning stretch. >> have you ever wondered the reason behind the time honored baseball custom. the it is tonight the's good question, submitted by fran heck, why do we dot the seventh inning stretch. fans do it. they walk around. they grab a snack maybe. it also including i love america and take me out to the ballgame but why. >> change out the game balls. >> legs are tired from sitting. >> take a break, yeah. >> take me out to the ballgame, take me out to the crowd. >> all right, that is good. good thing right there. there are several theories to this tradition that dates back hundreds of years. why to we do the seventh inning stretch. it is tonight's good question and tonight nicole brewer has the answer tonight at 11:00. do you have a good question? log on to cbs philly.com/good
question. tweet us using #cbs-3 good question. morning rain moved out and gave way to clear sunny skies but our weather department is tracking some additional showers for this evening. meteorologist justin drabick is in for kate bilo outside on the sky deck, j.d. >> real nice evening shaping up, lucked out for phillies home opener. picked a good day for. that temperatures surging in the 60's with some sunshine but we will be dealing with some showers north and west of the city throughout the evening hours. check it out on storm scan three. real light stuff. traveling up the extension over the next couple of hours you may run into light rain in northern bucks, montgomery and southernly high valley. that is bit. steadier rain arrives later through the overnight hours. look the a the temperatures in the sunshine, mid to upper 60's where we do have the cloud in the berks county, lehigh valley. we are stuck in the 50's. compared to this time yesterday, 12 to 18 or even 21 . that is a sign of the nice springtime air mass, moving back inside. little breezy today with that south wind, gusting still over 30 miles an hour, in dover, delaware and stays breezy
tonight. that keeps our temperatures on the warm side. through tonight a few scattered showers mainly north and west of the city, stays mild and breezy. we will talk about better chance for rain though tomorrow, that will impact one of the commutes. we will break it down in a few more minutes, back to you. >> justin, thank you. a robbery suspect shot this weekend by an off-duty philadelphia police officer has died from his injuries. we're now getting a closer look at this video which showed the moments after the suspect was shot. as our rahel solomon tells us the video has now gone viral. >> it is cell phone video now spread ago cross social media, and prompting criticism from some this video just one of the several circulating, capturing the moments after an off-duty police officer shoots a reported robbery suspect. >> i heard the guy hollering. i seen him look out window and he was trying to rob the old guy. >> reporter: it happened saturday afternoon around 2:30 near busy intersection of the broad and olney.
>> i seen him running out. he told him freeze i'm a policeman. he pointed the gun at the police officer but police officer shot twice, and the guy took off and ran around here. >> reporter: philadelphia police spokesmen lieutenant john stanford said he has seen the video but that the off-duty police officer witnessed the suspect attempting to rob victim and identified himself as police. >> again, he did what we told him to do in terms of the taking this job whether you are on duty or off-duty if you see a life is in danger, you act and that is what this officer did. >> reporter: for some that day explanation comes as little consolation. >> i just don't think he had to kill him because, you know, he is so young, still had a long life ahead. >> reporter: for those not there relying on video, philadelphia police warn it is not always a complete depiction. >> unless that video captures the incident in its entirety we will have whatever image is in front have of you. >> reporter: philadelphia police say their standard procedure the officer is on
administrative leave as both internal and affairs and homicide investigate. reporting from police headquarters, rahel solomon for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". stale head on "eyewitness news" water testing reveals elevated levels of lead. how school officials are handling the situation and what parents need to know. row sash, acne, wrinkles these skin conditions effect millions of people but common remedy for indigestion could be the answer. health reporter stephanie stahl has surprising treatments. i'm cherri gregg with this grand mom who listened to grand momma, her message, her dan moves and what she's hoping america does in response. hoping america does in response. >> listen to prediabetes is a serious medical condition that increases the risk for developing type 2 diabetes. more than 1 in 3 adults has prediabetes, but ninety percent don't know it.
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study suggest zika may be linked to rare brain disorders in adults but biggest concern is for pregnant woman and it has been already linked with the condition to cause babies to be born with abnormally small heads and brains. >> the virus is likely to be a problem at much of the pregnancy period, not just probably the first trimester. >> health officials say they still need congress to approve the $1.9 billion in funding for prevention, vaccines and research. right now left over funding from ebola research is going towards the zika fight. on the cbs-3 healthwatch a remedy for stomach trouble might clear up skin conditions. >> health reporter stephanie stahl joins us now to explain the connection. >> reporter: that is right, an interesting connection. this is about beautiful skin coming from the inside out, with the help of not the what you put on your skin, but something that is in certain foods, and supplements. it is mid 20's john james miller says his acne was worse
then ever. >> nothing worked. >> reporter: nothing, until he started to take probiotics. >> it changed drastically. >> reporter: they are live bacteria found naturally in some food like yogurt and often recommended to aid the digestive system. >> what probiotics do is they help regulate the balance in the my rowen requirement of the intestines. >> reporter: that can lead to a number of problems, including inflammation that can effect your complex. >> the skinnies one of the largest organs of detoxification, so when our bodies are overwhelmed with inflammation sometimes that inflammation is manifested in the skin. >> reporter: which can lead to conditions like adult acne, eczema, and even, premature aging. >> reduce ago this inflammation will help reduce those inflammatory manifestations in the skin. >> reporter: experts say the best sort of probiotic are from whole leafy greens, yogurt and sour krout but there are other options. >> with this you can
experience science driven healthy skin that emerges from inside ape outside. >> reporter: now beauty companies are incorporating a probiotics supplement to the skin care lines thaw take orally. >> i certainly gave it the a shot and it worked. >> reporter: the american academy of dermatology agreed, probiotics has been shown to help with clear skin and candy crease skin sensitivity as well as, reduce the appearance of the fine lines and wrinkles. there are also, different companies that make these kind of of supplements. >> yes. >> stephanie, thanks. >> thanks very much. j.d. joins with us our forecast and really cleared up for the home opener. >> april can be cruel. >> it can be. >> look at over the weekend. >> yes. >> finally i think we have consistent weather coming at us and we will be dodging weather. >> april can be cool. >> today is a good day, with sunshine.can be cool. >> but we have more rain coming at us but then temperatures level off through the rest of the week. we will like it. lets go up to the north and
west, bethlehem, live look from the hotel bethlehem, main street where we have cooler temperatures because they didn't get the sunshine. you guys are still dealing with the cloudy skies, with the chance for a couple of late rain showers this evening toward lehigh valley and into northampton county but best chance for rain will happen later on tonight mainly after midnight into tomorrow. and now so far for the month of april it has been on the cold side even though we did hit 80 degrees earlier in the month, so far averaging two and a half degrees below average. officially at the airport .3 of an inch of snowfall. we will average .5 inches of snow for the month of april. so, we're right there, and then again high temperatures 80 degrees. cold is 29. no below freezing temperatures coming at us any time soon across philadelphia, and even in some of the surrounding suburbs. all about the sunshine this time of the year. where we have sun from basically central bucks, montgomery county on southward that is where we have warm temperatures, stuck in the cloud, still north and west of berks county up through poconos and there is that
difference with the sky cover, 59 in reading, and allentown. sixty-seven right now in philadelphia at the airport. upper 60's in dover delaware. not a bad afternoon phillies game, perfect baseball conditions, and then it does get cooler though in the next couple days, another cool pocket of air. nothing like the weekend. that will track east behind this next cold front, still to the west, we have a mild night shaping up, maybe a couple light rain showers north and west this evening, the steadier rain holds off until after midnight into tomorrow morning. this evening we have spotty showers north and west, overnight that steady rain starts to move in. so tomorrow, watch out for generally just morning rain, and slow down morning commute, it is all because of the cold front that knocks temperatures back to the upper 50's tomorrow. still in the mid 50's on wednesday but we have mostly sunny skies and nice warming trend starts to develop on thursday. we're back in the 60's. the let's time it the out, travel plans this evening, most areas dry, cannot rule out that shower north and west. is there steady rain moving in at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow morning.
start of the morning commute, it will be slow, really throughout the entire commute we will be dealing with those showers. by the afternoon we are back to some sunshine but just noticeably cooler. as far as how much rain we're talking about? it the looks like south jersey could dot best half an inch. less from the city north and west. overall not a big storm system coming through. temperatures tomorrow, again maybe up to 60 if we're lucky. cooler though on wednesday, upper 50's a few degrees below average. for tonight dry this evening, showers overnight, breezy, milder, lows in the lower 50's, tomorrow, morning rain and then afternoon clearing in the upper 50's. the here's the three day forecast. we have sunshine coming back tomorrow afternoon, it sticks around for a while. temperatures in the upper 50's next few days to the the lower 60's on thursday and guys, i got 70's coming up in the seven day forecast. >> hey now. >> yes. >> that is good. >> thanks, buddy, appreciate it. still ahead on "eyewitness news" fall out from bruce springsteen's canceled north carolina concert will other performers follow suit. plus wasting food?
do you buy more at the grocery store then you eat? three on your side jim donovan will show you how to shop smarter and save money. and a worldwide search for a lost dog, a toy dog, we might add, how the stuffed animal ended i'm backing josh shapiro for attorney general because things have to change. we need criminal justice reform because our prisons are far too overcrowded. we have to deal with drug addiction through treatment, not incarceration. and use our prison for those who are truly violent.
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mississippi, singer says it is because of the state's new law allowing religious groups and some private businesses to refuse services to gay couples. adams says he cannot in good conscious, perform thursday in biloxi, he says he does look forward to returning to the mississippi when that bill is repealed. this news comes a few days after bruce springsteen canceled north carolina show for similar reasons, new law there bans transgender people from using public rest rooms, of the gender they identify with. cbs news reached out to dolly parton, justin beiber and beyonce who all have concerts
in north caroline, no word from their artists on whether they will play their shows. cube ace running low on beer thanks to the influx of thirsty tourist, two popular cuban brand, crystal and others are in short supply. the country's main brewery is struggling to keep up with demand as more american and european tourists flock to the island and more privately owned restaurant owned. it the is partly owned by anheuser-busch says it will consider opening a new plant. a burglary suspect apparently worked up quite the appetite at a washington d.c. restaurant. police say he turned this five guys into his own personal kitchen. 's peers to be flipping burgers, and toasting up a few buns while on the phone. investigators say he snuck in the restaurant after it closed for the night on the 18th of march. he got away with a bottle of water. coming up next half an hour more water, safety concerns, in local schools. have after discovering high levels of led in the
drinking water, water fountain shut down at a south jersey school, i'm cleve bryan, coming up what else are they doing to keep safe. i sit here in my rocking chair alone. >> she's no ordinary grand mom, this 84 year-old bundle of energy from philadelphia, wraps, dj's, sings and that is not all. the she's speaking out about why she's taking to the air waves and her advice for parents. and new at 6:00, new at 6:00 neighbors demand answers, they want to know why the streets remain unpaved and work remains unfinished in this bucks county subdivision. we are live with what the local township is
new at 5:30, elevated levels of lead surfaced, in one elementary schools in mercer county, last week we told but elevated levels of lead in the elementary school in wynnewood. "eyewitness news", continues 59:30 hi everyone i'm jessica dean. >> eye witt the necessary news, new jersey reporter, and more on what school officials are doing. >> it is concerning. >> drinking water, is now off limits at morgan elementary school in hamilton township mercer county, district found out late last week. >> makes me nervous, yes, i don't know how serious it is. >> reporter: parents got letters home on friday letting them know, and, all of the water fountains are closed and giving, and off site. according to a statement according to the school district voluntary lead testing program began over spring break, district's 24 schools. at greenwood elementary, one drinking fountain showed
higher then acceptable levels, that still has not been turned on. and several alarming,. >> and, he should be corrected. right away. i'm glad that they did the testing. because i did read that it is not a law, in new jersey that they have to test, the the water. >> reporter: in fact, new jersey lawmakers are considering legislation to require regular lead testing at schools. the water crisis in flint, michigan has been raising concerns about aging water, in infrastructure throughout the country. the parent brandon, wouldn'terd, if he has to have his home tested. >> and, throughout the district and throughout the township. >> reporter: hamilton town hip did to not return our phone calls today to get an update on the testing at the other schools. but they say in their statement that as they discover, contaminated water sources they will be shut off and parent notified. in hamilton, i'm cleve bryan, cbs-3 "eyewitness news".
killing smith and injuring his wife. >> there is no out ride connection between the two but heyes had previously sued the new orleans police department over a 2005 shooting, that killed his father. >> and, one of the officers, involved in the incident. with his wife, on, and, spent sometime with her, with her family, when he got a
chance to express condolences, our thoughts and prayers are still with that family. >> right now police believe the link between cardinal heyes and that former police officer is coincidental. turning to campaign 2016, donald trump is crying foul over the way republicans choose their nominee for president. meanwhile candidates from both parties, and, for the delicate rich states ahead. correspondent jamie you kiss on the campaign trail. >> we're supposed to be a democracy. >> reporter: donald trump is warning the republican party, not to play games with delegates. he said voters won't tolerate the nomination being. >> you will have a big problem, folks, because people that don't like is what going on. >> reporter: trump battling for 95 delegates in the the home state of new york a head of next tuesday's primary. his rival ted cruz is focusing on the june primary in california, and its 172 delegates. >> just like in 1980, it will
be california, and california that lead the way. >> john kasich worked on courting voters in upstate new york. >> you have to go out and hunt delegates. that is what this is all about. >> reporter: bernie sanders in new york, she held an afternoon appearance in long island, and gun violence. >> if anything elsewhere killing 33,000 people, a year, we would be mobilized. >> reporter: in binghamton sanders criticized clinton's record on the environment and early support of the transpacific partnership trade deal. >> hillary clinton did not lead the opposition, she came on board, at the very end, of the process. >> reporter: sanders had to rally scheduled for tonight at university of buffalo. jamie youkiss for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". two people who are in insuring are his own children. trump told "fox news" his son erika and his daughter ivanka failed to register in time.
we are hearing from abby wamback following her arrest for dui. thinks the mug shot of the the two time olympic gold medalist and world cup champion. she was arrested, and, portland oregon. and, cbs this morning anchor,. >> embarrassed, a shame, you know, the thing about it, it is that life is tricky. it is not easy. everybody makes mistakes. never about what you do, never about how you handle it and what you do in the moments afterward. >> that is where your character is and that is how your character is. just remember that. >> she did not discuss any details of her arrest with the case. and still to come on "eyewitness news", wasted food, many of us are guilty of it, we buy too much and can't use it before it goes bad. three on your side with simple ways to cut the waste and save
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approved this message. just as a new grandmother release aid rap video that is gaining major traction, on social media. >> it is something, as cherri gregg from our sister station kyw news radio tells us this rapping granny has a message and she's hoping america responds. >> at 84 years young, doctor lucy ijoy is not your typical grand mom. >> we have a voice, that goes...
>> reporter: she wraps, and she sings. >> ♪ >> reporter: all with a purpose. >> to help families, i really like doing that, help children, help couples, relationships. >> reporter: family therapist for six decade grand mom ijoy is a huge fan of president obama. >> he is cool. come down off that airplane. >> reporter: so last year she started a campaign to say thank you with music, and he wrote back. recently she team up with producer bill jolly and came out with this and his overbrook studio. >> ♪ >> next thing you know you are doing video. >> yes, music video. >> reporter: have you ever done a music video before. >> in the like this. >> reporter: grand mom ijoy dances and even flies. >> thank you to obama. >> reporter: so catchy, even i had to sing along. >> this is to grand momma, thank you to obama. i can't stop now.
>> reporter: her goal start a thank you movement for president obama. >> i just have that thank you spirit and maybe another one on the dance floor. >> i will be your backup dancer. >> i think this could be as big as grans garageam style. >> this is just amazing. >> reporter: having fun, inspiring others that no matter what your age, there is always time for new talents. >> get it, funky. >> reporter: in overbrook, cherri gregg for kyw news radio for cbs-3 "eyewitness news". >> grand mom get it funky. >> cherri was like i just can't stop. >> that is great. >> good luck to her. >> check that out on line. >> j.d., my man. >> nice looking forecast too. little sunshine today, finally big difference from over weekend. more rain to talk about later tonight and tomorrow but by end of the week we will be bringing in some 70's again and our temperatures in the seven day. but still some areas dealing with some cloud this evening, and a few showers, north and
west of the city, one spot in berks county. we will take you there right now, we will go outside to our roof camera and there we go, sunshine here in center city. currently, still actually warm temperatures backup to 07 today. we made it officially at 69 degrees, at philadelphia international airport. we will check with the weather watchers they are reporting the same numbers right now, generally mid to upper 60's in the warm spots, some locations in the 50's. and delran, at 69. look at cat any wynonna new jersey also close to that 70-degree mark. ed connor chesterfield, same deal upper 60's in philadelphia. margot at 68 degrees. and similar numbers at newark, delaware. we're in the sunshine from the city on south and east and then get up toward northern bucks, montgomery county, willow grove, little cooler at 66. hatboro kyle at 65 degrees. lou at eagleville at six 36789 we have thick cloud cover to the north and west. good shots of today and of
those cloud, greg mccoy in wilmington, delaware. he had full sunshine today. so that warmed temperatures up close to 70. out in, we are looking at trees blooming here i'm not the sure what the location is right now but again, plants, trees, loving the sunshine, and out in new jersey, good afternoon there with the mid level cloud. that is sign of the storm system coming our way. we will check that out n berks county right now still cloudy skies, 57 degrees, light wind out of the south, only 1 mile per hour right now. again we have those cloud, it will be cooler. sixty-two, that is our average high temperature this time of the year. not enclose to to that over weekend. forty's and 50's. we have 69 officially at philadelphia. tomorrow, little bit cooler, upper 50's but we will take it. at least we're not dealing with cold arctic air mass. couple of showers, again northern bucks, montgomery county through lehigh valley continuing through evening hours. this is light rain, steady rain still well to the west, across pittsburgh and parts of the ohio valley, owe that will
track east. we will get into that. it looks like after midnight tonight and early tomorrow morning. if today's temperature and sunshine, maybe it is, check it out, only 48 days until memorial day. fifty-three until average 80 degrees. summer begins in 69 days and fourth of july, 83 days away. time is going to be flying here. it will arrive quickly. almost here. cold front tracking toward tonight bringing steady rain overnight tomorrow morning. it is out of here by the afternoon we are replaced by high pressure. this will be huge, starting tomorrow afternoon and for next several days. get ready for next stretch of the mid-april weather. this evening, shower north and west, overnight pretty much dry, towards day break we will start to see that steadier showers arrive. this impact morning ride, throughout the entire commute. 9:00 o'clock still raining. the heaviest rain will be across parts of the south jersey and central delaware, by the afternoon that cold front moves off shore and back to some sunshine and get used to it, it will be sticking
around for several days. cold pocket of air over the weekend, that is gone lifting northward as jet stream is on the move. no cold shots of the air coming at us, just cool tomorrow afternoon and wednesday and then jet stream moves further north starting thursday, friday and in the weekend. nice surge of warm air developing by sending half of the weekend across central u.s. that is heading our way later in the forecast. for tonight, showers, mainly after midnight, breezy, milder with a low of 53 degrees. tomorrow morning rain still breezy with afternoon clearing, high temperature 59, check out the extended forecast, abe little cool tomorrow, and then we are not dealing with 40's and lower 60's right on average, thursday, friday, saturday and there you go sunday and monday looking good with warmth highs back in the 70's. ukee and jessica. >> thanks, justin. if you go to the grocery store this weekend how much of the food will you you actually use before it goes bad. >> a lot of us buy more than we really need and today's three on your side report jim
donovan looks at some things you can do to stop throwing away food and money. >> reporter: food scraps add up fast according to the the most recent estimates from the epa, americans waste 37 million tons of food and that is just for one year. money you spend on that food could be considered trash too, to help environment and your wallet, shop smart, before going to the grocery store check out what is in your refrigerator, cook or eat what you have, before you buy more, make a shopping list and plan menus. buying in bulk can help you save money but only if you use what you buy. before produce goes bad, freeze it, be mindful at restaurants. only order portions you can realistically eat and take home your left overs, you maximize your spending and cut down on waste. before you clean out your pantry thinking about donating untouched non-perishable food that can help a food pant try keep it shelves stocked. instead of tossing food in the trash bin start a compost pile
those scrapped peels and ground can compose into rich soil which is great for your garden. taking simple steps to reduce your food waste improves environment's bottom line and yours too. reporting for three on your side i'm jim donovan. stuffed animal is lawn. in the atmosphere and now you no where to be found. >> this is sam, he is a stuffed dog and he was part of the school group's experiment to send a balloon into space. the balloon went 15 miles, and then popped. the kid found sam's gps and camera but they have not found sam. experts told the kid that sam is likely within a few miles of where they found his equipment. he even has his own #, #find sam. >> wow. >> young man's pace in the front there. he was looking all sad. >> we will find sam there. a viral video but is this one real? >> check this out, this go pro video was recorded by snow border kelly smith. in the background there
appears to be a beer, chasing her downhill. critics point out that the camera shifts a few times putting the bear in and out of the frame. others say, she's not riding fast enough to justify the distance between the two, is there the bear right there. smith says, the video is absolutely real. >> if that is real that is crazy to have a bear chasing you like that. >> major crazy, i'm or i. >> that is leonardo dicaprio stuff going on right there. >> yes. >> still ahead on "eyewitness news", the world premiere of season six of game of thrones. >> which stars were there and which ones weren't and is what being said about one of the biggest cliff hangers from last season. we will get inside scoop when we get back.
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talking about, season six. >> much anticipate by a lot of people. michael yo joins us with all of the details. ukee and jessica, everyone was buzzing about whether we're going to see john snow, return from the dead. put it the to the test. >> how many times have but seven asked about john snow since the ending of the season. >> many times. >> reporter: it is the question, that game have of thrones cast just can't wait to stop hearing but the world keeps asking. what are you most looking forward to, going into this season. >> i'm looking forward to not having to answer questions about john snow anymore. >> reporter: we know the slain snow appears in the season opener. >> he was the man to lead us
through the darkness. >> we know, and ultra popular character kit harrington was no show at last night's premiere, and inside hbo asked audience not to spoil john's fate for fans but before that network mandate came downey thought why not give it a shot. >> everybody is wondering if john snow is coming back. look in the camera. blink twice if he is coming back and if he is not coming back blink once or if you don't want to say anything, don't blink at all. >> okay. >> she's giving me nothing. >> i'm giving you nothing. >> there will be more for your eyes. >> okay. >> and, enough. >> ukee and jessica, back to you. >> yes, they were. >> you can see much more on the story tonight on the insider at 7:30, right the
here on cbs-3. >> that will do it for "eyewitness news" at 5:00. now at 6:00, remembering ed snider and his most treasured achievement, one that involves many local children. fallen off and on the ice i'm trang do and i'll show you the impact of the ed snider youth hockey program. phillies fans return to citizens bank park, we are live as voice of summer returns to south philadelphia, justin. >> we have had good weather for baseball but we will bring back more showers in the forecast, let you know when they will rise and how it will impact commute when we check eyewitness weather. also, neighbors demanding, abses, they want to know why so much, least made unfinished this bucks county development, and now they are taking their fight to local officials. "eyewitness news" at 6:00 starts right now.
playing with heavy hearts. >> you know we will do everything that we can, successful, in the playoffs. >> the flyers remembering the man who brought who can toy philadelphia, just days after they clinch a spot in the playoffs. ed snider has lost his battle with cancer. mr. snider was a philadelphia sports legend but his influence didn't end on the ice. good evening, i'm ukee washington. i'm jessica dean. sports director don bell, joins with us more on ed snider's incredible legacy. >> great legacy and tough day, for most people involved. professional sports is a business but for ed snider making his players feel like, family was his business. it is a very emotional time, not only for the organization and their players but for the delaware valley overall. ed snider changed philadelphia, and lives of millions of people, forever. a native of washington d.c. snider first came to philadelphia to be part owner of the eagles in 1964. that began an over 50 year
relationship with the city. >> i cannot imagine over the last half century anybody in the philadelphia sports scene having more impact then ed snider did. >> reporter: often when snider saw an opportunity, a profitable business followed. in 1966, he established the flyers as part of the nhl expansion, and today current and former flyers remembered mr. snider. >> it is a very sad day for hockey, overall. we wish we could have seen him a little bit more during the season. you know, we missed him coming into the room after games and kind of, after a win he gets pretty fired up. >> no, no way. like i said, we always talk about compassion, he was passionate about his players, he lived here and he did great things for his players. >> reporter: in the 70's flyers started playing god bless america instead of the national anthem, an idea that didn't go overl