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INSIDE THE FLX: Joe Sapio talks D.A. race, campaigning & issues in Seneca County (podcast)

District Attorney Candidate Joe Sapio, who seeks support from Seneca County residents this fall describes himself as dedicated. The former Fayette Town Judge, who served for more than five years, has a diverse personal and professional background that offers a unique perspective. On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Sapio talked about his campaign, some of the challenges... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Chad Lahr talks I Heart FLX, regional growth (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Chad Lahr, owner and operator of Community Proud Apparel was in-studio talking about his company, brand, and a locally iconic t-shirt that has taken the Finger Lakes by storm this summer. Lahr discusses the growth of the region as a whole, and how he harnessed the entrepreneurial spirit in his endeavors.... more

INSIDE THE FLX: City Manager Matt Horn & Comptroller Adam Blowers talk development in Geneva (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Josh Durso was joined by Geneva City Manager Matt Horn and City Comptroller Adam Blowers to discuss the present and future economic success of Geneva. Growth has been present and visible over the last several years, with the most-recent high-profile success being the winning of a $10 million Downtown Revitalization contest,... more

Ontario Co. DA Tantillo talks career, prosecution, future on Inside the FLX (podcast)

It’s been 38 years prosecuting for District Attorney Michael Tantillo. He has served as District Attorney for 28 of those 38 years. “It’s not an easy job. I’ve continued handling trial prosecution on felony cases, but have developed an incredibly talented team that has made our office run incredibly well,” Tantillo explained. “While this is my last year as DA,... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Sheriff Spike talks career, heroin epidemic (podcast)

Sheriff Ron Spike has been working in law enforcement his entire career. Ever since he graduated from Monroe Community College immediately following high school. Even then, Sheriff Spike – then a deputy with the Yates County Sheriff’s Office – knew his career and life would be spent in law enforcement. “I grew up in the jail,” he joked before cameras... more

Executive Director of FLX Red Cross talks Lake Ontario flooding, disaster response (podcast)

When it comes to disaster response, the Finger Lakes Chapter of the American Red Cross handles hundreds of events and disasters throughout the calendar year. They also spend a significant amount of time working to prevent disasters. Even training and developing core volunteer staff to respond to various disasters throughout the Finger Lakes Chapter’s six county district takes up a... more

Inside the FLX: Chamber CEO Jeff Shipley talks economic development (podcast)

Economic development does not happen overnight. Nor does it come simply in every instance. Jeff Shipley, President and CEO of the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce talked about his organizations efforts, which have included spurring the process to create a singular vision for economic growth. “Seneca County has enjoyed year-over-year economic growth since 2012,” he explained. That growth he referred... more

Generations CEO talks Right to Run, economic development in Seneca Falls (podcast)

Seneca Falls needs to welcome economic development by taking advantage of the various pieces already present. On Tuesday, President & CEO of Generations Bank Menzo Case joined Josh Durso on the Inside the FLX Podcast to talk about the Women’s Right to Run 19K, the growth of that event and others like it, as well as the economic future of... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Mike Cutillo of Finger Lakes Times talks politics, state of news (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX Podcast, Mike Cutillo, Executive Editor of the Finger Lakes Times was in-studio to discuss a variety of issues in the region. The longtime news editor gave his take on the news industry, how it’s evolved, and the ‘presence’ of fake news. Watch the podcast below: AUDIO ONLY VERSION: more

INSIDE THE FLX: Founder of the Keuka Lake App talks tech, educating users and more (podcast)

On a special Friday edition of the Inside the FLX podcast, Josh Durso was joined by Brooke Gordon, founder of the Keuka Lake App. The Keuka Lake App was founded in January 2016 and has garnered more than 5,500 downloads so far. It serves as a one-stop-shop for those looking to find out what’s going on around Keuka Lake. Their... more

Organization works to combat substance abuse in FLX (podcast)

It’s a growing issues that will require attention from all stakeholders and community members. On Tuesday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Petrea Rae, Coalition Coordinator for the Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition of Ontario County, as well as Tanya Lombardo, an intern for the organization from Keuka College joined Josh Durso to talk about their efforts combating substance abuse... more

Inside the FLX: Seneca Co. BOS Chairman Bob Shipley talks local issues, 2017 outlook (podcast)

Seneca County is poised to have a great run over the next several years. Chairman of the Seneca County Board of Supervisors Bob Shipley sat down with Josh Durso on Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast. His goals for 2017 include creating more continuity among the board, as well with other entities within the county to drive economic... more

Inside the FLX: Meteorologist Drew Montreuil talks forecasting the Finger Lakes

Forecasting in the Finger Lakes can be tricky. That hasn’t stopped FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil from pursuing his passion here in the region. His website, which has existed in various forms for roughly a decade — tackles forecasting the always-tricky Finger Lakes region. Winter storms, lake effect snow, summertime thunderstorms, and all of the other forms of weather make... more

Inside the FLX: Laura Salamendra talks ‘We Are Seneca Lake’ (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso sat down with community organizer, and ‘We Are Seneca Lake’ board member Laura Salamendra. The organization she helps oversee has staged a number of peaceful protests, which have resulted in over 600 civil disobedience arrests to-date. Beyond the issues, Salamendra is a compelling figure who works to keep people... more

Inside the FLX: IDA Exec. Director Bob Aronson talks depot, development, and more

“It was a great opportunity to do something for the home team.” That’s how Seneca County Industrial Development Agency Executive Director Bob Aronson views his role in driving economic development. The IDA serves as an arm of government, which organizes and establishes deals to foster economic development. His roots run deep in Seneca County, as his grandfather’s business in downtown... more

‘UP IN THE AIR’: Fayette Supervisor highlights issues with Depot bid process (podcast)

“We’re pretty much up in the air right now.” Fayette Town Supervisor Cindy Lorenzetti sounded off on Tuesday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast highlighting a number of the issues she sees with the process that has resulted in a lease of the property. The option to lease the 7,000 acres was not on the table as the Seneca... more

Inside the FLX: Greg Zellers, Joell Murney-Karsten discuss economic development (podcast)

Economic development is a daunting task. But with the right people in place — it’s not impossible. The message is a resoundingly positive one from members of the Seneca Falls Development Corporation (SFDC), which is focused on bringing businesses, jobs, and economic prosperity to the historic community. Joell Murney-Karsten, Chair of the SFDC joined Josh Durso on the Inside the... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Melina Carnicelli, Betty Bayer talk about march in Seneca Falls (podcast)

Everyone involved in organizing the ‘Women March in Seneca Falls’ event scheduled for Saturday knew it had the potential to grow incredibly large. The event, which is scheduled for Saturday was previewed by two organizers. Former Auburn Mayor Melina Carnicelli and Betty Bayer, joined Josh Durso on the Inside the FLX podcast to talk about how that event blossomed into... more
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