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THE DEBRIEF: Sludge proposal, school funding, and your questions answered (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Sludge proposal, school funding, and your questions answered (podcast)
This week it’s all about YOUR questions. We’ve been collecting reader and listener questions for the last two weeks on Facebook and Twitter. Now, those questions are being broken down on Episode #62 of the Debrief Podcast. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss. Watch/Listen below or check the podcast out on your favorite streaming platform (Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or YouTube).... more

THE DEBRIEF: Debating illegal meeting in Seneca, Assemblyman Kolb’s DWI, and Governor Cuomo’s proposals (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Debating long list of proposals from Governor Andrew Cuomo for 2020 (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast: Governor Andrew Cuomo produces a list of agenda items for 2020, the latest reaction from Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb’s DWI arrest earlier in the week, an illegal executive session entered into by the Seneca County Board of Supervisors, and a closer look at the future of broadband in rural parts of the Finger... more

THE DEBRIEF: Debating criminal justice reform, land sale in Geneva, and tax breaks for schools (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Debating the biggest storylines of 2019 (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast it was a packed studio. Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker, and Gabriel Pietrorazio debate the latest headlines and stories impacting the Finger Lakes as 2019 draws to a close. Topics discussed include criminal justice reforms that take hold in a couple weeks, the land sale along Seneca Lake in Geneva, and the future... more

THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down early voting, local races, and much more (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down early voting, local races, and much more LIVE at 9:45 AM
This week on The Debrief Podcast it’s all about elections; and the decisions voters have before them next week. Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker, and Gabriel Pietrorazio are all in-studio for a deep dive into the biggest races, early voting, and the trends seen over the last few weeks. . To have the latest updates, information, and headlines delivered... more

THE DEBRIEF: Future of the Depot, Musselman, and War with Con Ed (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso is joined by Jackie Augustine and Ted Baker to discuss the week’s biggest headlines. The trio will discuss the latest on the waste-elimination efforts in Ontario County; the future of a galvanizing plant at the former Seneca Army Depot; a recently-filled Geneva City Council seat; the latest in Seneca Falls; Gov. Andrew... more

THE DEBRIEF: Jim Meaney of The Geneva Believer discusses future of City Council, and more (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Jim Meaney of The Geneva Believer discusses future of City Council, and more (podcast)
When Jim Meaney, founder of The Geneva Believer announced that he would be seeking the nomination to run for Geneva City Council’s Ward 6 seat – there was very little surprise. However, weeks later he ended that campaign, returning to the work that led him to the decision that would be to run for City Council. Reporting on the City... more

THE DEBRIEF: Misso Will Challenge Katko, Geneva City Council Vacancy, and SF Resolution (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Misso Will Challenge Katko, Geneva City Council Vacancy, and SF Resolution (podcast)
Geneva City Council has a vacancy to fill, one Town Supervisor candidate has exited the race in Seneca Falls, and Roger Misso enters the race to challenge Rep. John Katko. All of these stories and more will be discussed on this week’s Debrief Podcast presented by FingerLakes1.com. Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine are in-studio breaking it all down – including... more

THE DEBRIEF: Debating a controversial resolution in SF, prisons, plastic bags, and more from Albany (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Debating a controversial resolution in SF, prisons, plastic bags, and more from Albany
This week on The Debrief Podcast Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker of the Finger Lakes Morning News. The duo discuss the latest in Seneca Falls after a controversial resolution was introduced, Albany chatter as a state budget gets closer, the future of plastic and paper bags, as well as changes at a local casino. Watch the program below,... more

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing village election results, Ontario County Landfill, and Mentz Lagoon (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Shortage of volunteer firefighters, single-use plastic, and communities struggling to find candidates (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast – hosts Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso discuss the future of communities that struggle to find or identify candidates willing to run for, and hold local office. They also discuss the expansion of a single-use plastic bag ban, and what the future of college admissions could look like after a scandal was uncovered. They... more

THE DEBRIEF: Splitting NYS, upcoming elections, and increasing engagement (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Splitting NYS, upcoming elections, and increasing engagement (podcast)
Check out a special Wednesday Edition of The Debrief Podcast exclusively on FingerLakes1.com. Jackie Augustin joins Josh Durso to break down the latest headlines, which include local election changes – such as the start of petition passing in a couple weeks, and the legislature’s sexual harassment hearings. The duo also break down the ever-present discussion about splitting up New York... more

THE DEBRIEF: Local workforce, local businesses, and a lack of affordable housing (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Local workforce, local businesses, and lack of affordable housing (podcast)
It was a busy week in the FingerLakes1.com Newsroom this week, as the polar vortex provided more issues than simple ‘chill’. On the Friday, February 1st edition of The Debrief Podcast – Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker, host of Finger Lakes Morning News on WGVA, and WAUB to discuss all of the headlines that made their way through... more

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing CAFO regulation, HABs, and politics of Greenidge (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:15 AM: Peter Mantius discusses latest environmental news on The Debrief (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Peter Mantius, founder of The Water Front, whose reporting is featured on FingerLakes1.com, joins Josh Durso to discuss a number of important, pressing political and environmental issues that have been grabbing headlines in the last several weeks. Watch the entire program below, or listen to the audio only version in the media player at the bottom... more

THE DEBRIEF: Election Day preview hours before voters head to the polls (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Election Day preview hours before voters head to the polls (podcast)
Closing in on Election Day – the region is preparing for one of the most-consequential midterm elections in recent memory. A number of key, high-profile races are heating up, and tightening up in the hours leading up to the moment when voters take to the polls and cast all-important votes. On this week’s episode of The Debrief Josh Durso is... more