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INSIDE THE FLX: Montreuil dissects ‘Weather Hype’ & new NWS warning system (podcast)

How big a deal is weather hype in the world of forecasting? Well for anyone who has seen or experienced those over-hyped forecasts, it can be a challenge. It interferes with plans, creates unneessary worry, and all the while — does so for the gain of clicks, traffic, or recognition. For forecasters like FLX Weather Founder and Meteorologist Drew Montreuil... more

DEBRIEF: Tackling budgets, new hires, and disaster declaration along Lake Ontario (podcast)

On Wednesday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso dive into election results, ballot measures, the budget process in Seneca Falls as the Town Board weighs usage of landfill revenue, a newly hired Director of Public Works in Seneca County, and disaster declaration along the shores of Lake Ontario. . more

Councilman Ferrara unloads on condition of SF, says state audit is coming

Seneca Falls Deputy Supervisor Lou Ferrara told all in an exclusive interview with Josh Durso on the Inside the FLX podcast. He talked about an ongoing water issue in the Town of Seneca Falls, as well as an audit, which Ferrara says he initiated, with the State Comptroller’s Office. “There have been a lot of irregularities for a very long... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Executive Director Mark Palmieri talks Geneva BID (podcast)

On Episode #80 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Josh Durso is joined by the new Executive Director of the Geneva BID, who tells listeners about the economic development entity, aimed at fostering growth in Geneva’s downtown setting. . Listen to the audio-only version below: more

INSIDE THE FLX: Victim Resource Center works to help those dealing with abuse, violence (podcast)

On Episode #76 of the Inside the FLX podcast Nelly DeVelder and Martha Bailey joined Josh Durso to discuss efforts by the Victim Resource Center of the Finger Lakes to combat domestic, sexual, stalking, dating violence, and child abuse locally. Serving more than six counties collectively in the region, with a wide-range of services offered — the duo talked about... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Talking weight loss in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

On Episode #74 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Josh Durso was joined by Brad Jones, along with two successful graduates of the Ideal Weigh Protocol Diet, which has taken the region by storm. The trio discussed the benefits of the program, how little time is required once in the program, and their own stories. Combined the two graduates of... more

INSIDE THE FLX: Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard talks local issues (podcast)

Geneva is a family for Supervisor Lou Guard, who has spent the last several months learning the job of county supervisor on the fly. It’s been a challenging road, but one that has shown him a lot about the folks he represents. “I’ve been learning a lot going door-to-door,” he explained. “My goal is to knock on every door in... more

Inside the FLX: Talking rural development in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

On Monday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso was joined by Jillian Kasow, Director and Counsel to the Legislative Commission on Rural Resources, Christopher Stewart, Special Projects Coordinator with the USDA, and Jim Walfrand, Area Director for Rural Development with the USDA — who discussed shared efforts between regional, state, and federal officials to deliver valuable assets... more

PREVENTING SUICIDE: Coalition talks about different groups (podcast series)

Suicide reaches far. Even in rural communities like those here in the Finger Lakes — the impact of suicide can be felt, like a ripple throughout the community. The Seneca County Suicide Prevention Coalition is a newly-formed entity working to bring awareness, and eliminate suicide completely. While there are a host of contributing factors that bring this type of issue... more

DEBRIEF: Geneva deals with policing challenges, Local Law No. 2 shot down (podcast)

On Wednesday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine talk about ongoing issues in Seneca Falls and Geneva, as well as dialogue at the state-level regarding higher education. Watch the stream below, or check out the audio-only version in the player above: . more

DEBRIEF: Kolb’s run for governor, heated races for District Attorney in FLX (podcast)

On Friday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine discussed the latest developments in a potential gubernatorial run by one Upstate Assebmlyman, the latest loss for Seneca Meadows over their Waterloo clay mine, and several heated races for District Attorney in the Finger Lakes. . more

Inside the FLX: Chris Lejewski talks Montezuma, conservation efforts (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX Podcast, Josh Durso was joined by Chris Lajewski, Director of the Montezuma Audubon Center based in Savannah. The organization cares for more than 50,000 acres of wetlands, and during the discussion Lajewski talked about the importance of young people, volunteers, and employees tireless work to continue preserving the Finger Lakes. . more

INSIDE THE FLX: Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch talks campaign, cases (podcast)

On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast Barry Porsch talked about his candidacy, time spent as Seneca County’s lead prosecutor, and what he hopes to accomplish in the coming years if re-elected this fall. Watch the full-interview below. more

THE DEBRIEF: Multiple situations involving DEC, future of FLX discussed (podcast)

On Tuesday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso are back discussing all of the latest issues including a sewage spill in Geneva, which resulted in the closure of one popular beach last weekend. The duo discussed Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s July fundraiser event, a DEC hearing in Seneca Falls on the future of landfilling, as well as... more

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: 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

THE DEBRIEF: Seneca Falls Lawsuit, Geneva Foundry, Lake Ontario & “Lu-Lu” checks (podcast)

On Thursday night’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso discussed a variety of topics including a new Article 78 petition filed in Seneca Falls, the ongoing debate around the Geneva Foundry, as well as “Lu-Lu” checks distributed to certain members of Senate, and New York’s response to the flooding along Lake Ontario. Watch the entire podcast... more
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