Tag: Debrief Podcast

DAILY DEBRIEF: Reconnecting Yates County, bringing broadband access to rural Upstate NY (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Reconnecting Yates County, bringing broadband access to rural Upstate NY (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio Why does a $10.3 million broadband grant matter for Yates County? With employees working from home becoming a common industry practice due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Nonnie Flynn, the treasurer and administrator for Yates County reflects on obtaining ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: U.S. Census Bureau’s Northeast Director Jeff Behler on 2020 (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: U.S. Census Bureau’s Northeast Director Jeff Behler on 2020 (podcast)

– By Josh Durso & Gabriel Pietrorazio Today on The Daily Debrief, part of our conversation with Jeff Behler, of the U.S. Census Bureau. He oversees operations in several states – including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode ... MORE
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DAILY DEBRIEF: History lesson on the birth of Memorial Day in Waterloo (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: History lesson on the birth of Memorial Day in Waterloo (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo pressured the press corps into an impromptu history pop quiz, asking where the first Memorial Day celebration occurred, but instead met with silence. On today’s special holiday edition, we honor the lives and ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Perspective on perseverance, life inside prison amid the COVID-19 pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Perspective on perseverance, life inside prison amid the COVID-19 pandemic (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio What’s it like living inside a state prison during a global pandemic? Are incarcerates informed about current events with frequent updates surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic? Are they rendered invisible, out of sight and out of mind? Are ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: What will the post-pandemic economy look like in Upstate New York? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: What will the post-pandemic economy look like in Upstate New York? (podcast)

– By Josh Durso The Paycheck Protection Program was launched as part of the federal CARES Act, intended to keep people employed as the nation dealt with a devastating pandemic. The Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on companies of all sizes – but ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Nation, officials in Cayuga County explore possibility of larger casino, hotel

DAILY DEBRIEF: Cayuga Nation, officials in Cayuga County explore possibility of large casino, hotel in Union Springs

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio For Seneca County, dealing with the Cayuga Nation has been simply burdensome, but in the neighboring Cayuga County, their collective future looks promising with a new pact, and a fresh start between the Nation and County. On Thursday, ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Keeping the lights on during a pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Keeping the lights on during a pandemic (podcast)

– By Josh Durso Keeping the lights on is tricky business, especially during a pandemic. To get the inside look at the the work, and plans that had been in place to keep NYSEG and RG&E running during the Coronavirus Pandemic, we ... MORE
LIVE AT 9:45 AM: Debrief panel breaks down access to ‘public’ meetings, other headlines from busy week (watch)

WEEKLY DEBRIEF: Our panel breaks down access to ‘public’ meetings, other headlines from busy week (podcast)

The Weekend Debrief brings Josh Durso, Ted Baker, and Todd Elzey together to talk about the week’s headlines, including continuing coverage of local board meetings, which during the Coronavirus Pandemic have been difficult for the public to access. That and much more ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: How Wells College could shut down by the fall (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How Wells College could shut down by the fall (podcast)

– By Josh Durso Earlier this week we sat down with Dr. Jonathan Gibralter, president of Wells College in Aurora, New York. Last week, he made headlines with a letter plainly stating that if the College cannot welcome back students in the ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Lawyers for Cayuga Nation respond to refusal of building permits in Seneca County (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Lawyers for Cayuga Nation respond to refusal of building permits in Seneca County (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio Should building permits be required to continue taking down the fractured remains of several buildings owned by the Cayuga Nation along State Route 89 in Seneca Falls? Today, Gabe Galanda, the managing lawyer at Galanda Broadman stationed out ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Lessons for the business community from co-working (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Lessons for the business community from co-working (podcast)

Right around the time the Coronavirus Pandemic was gaining steam here in the U.S. two local co-working organizations joined forces. Metro Cowork, located in Rochester, and Port 100, located in Geneva. Just a few months after the announcement that Port 100 had ... MORE
WEEK-END DEBRIEF: Discussing the biggest headlines from around the region (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing the biggest headlines from around the region (podcast)

On this edition of The Weekend Debrief – the panel discusses a series of interesting headlines, as the state and region navigates its way toward reopening. Ted Baker and Josh Durso break down the biggest headlines of the week, including: – Questions ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Feeding Geneva during a pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Completing the story about feeding Geneva during a pandemic (podcast)

How do you feed a city that struggles with food access and insecurity? How do you accomplish that during a pandemic? Today on the show, FingerLakes1.com Reporter Gabriel Pietrorazio talks to a number of individuals on the frontline of the food access ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest headlines & the most FAQ’s on COVID-19 in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

This week on The Debrief Podcast … a little rebranding, some announcements, and of course, the headlines! Check it out as Josh Durso and Ted Baker broke down the week’s biggest stories. Coronavirus, local government, and the future of some communities in ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Answering your questions about Coronavirus coverage across Upstate New York (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Answering your questions about Coronavirus coverage across Upstate New York (podcast)

This week on The Debrief Podcast, a breakdown of the most-asked questions we received in the newsroom since the Novel Coronavirus outbreak began in New York. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss, and look forward to a potentially permanently changed region. Download ... MORE