Tag: daily debrief

DAILY DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center offers experience, tranquility during pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center offers experience, tranquility during pandemic (podcast)

What has it been like at the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County? It has been busy, and that is a great thing for Chris Lejewski, who serves as center director. He was in-studio last week previewing some exciting events coming ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: How falconry has taken flight in New York State (podcast

DAILY DEBRIEF: How falconry has taken flight in New York State (podcast)

Have you ever dreamt of becoming a falconry master? Today on the Daily Debrief, Joseph Therrein, the head of the Special Licenses Unit for the Division Fish & Wildlife at the Department of Environmental Conservation brings us soaring through the skies to ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Sen. Ortt talks nursing homes, impact executive orders had on health and safety of residents (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Sen. Ortt talks nursing homes, impact executive orders had on health and safety of residents (podcast)

While Gov. Andrew Coumo is content with his track record and efforts to contain the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 in nursing homes across New York State, lawmakers are not sold on those policies. This includes Sen. Minority Leader Robert Ortt (R-62), who ... MORE
Tragedy at Elm Manor amid pandemic: “If I didn’t call my wife every day, I wouldn’t have known”

Husband speaks about wife’s death at Elm Manor: “If I didn’t call every day, I wouldn’t have known”

It was 7:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 21st when Harold Perryman of Shortsville called Elm Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Canandaigua. Each morning he would call-in to wish his wife Beatrice, “Bea” good morning as she would start her own day ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Housekeeper who walked away from Ontario Center speaks out (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Housekeeper who walked away from Ontario Center speaks out (podcast)

Connie Helker says she was the first employee to test positive for COVID-19 at the Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare, earning the nickname “COVID Connie” among some of her peers. As a front desk receptionist and a housekeeper, Connie cared about ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: What’s next for schools? Is 12-15 students per classroom realistic? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: What’s next for schools? Is 12-15 students per classroom realistic? (podcast)

What’s next for school districts across the region and Upstate New York? A lot of questions. Today on The Daily Debrief – we get an update from Auburn Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo, and get his take on several of the ‘options’ we’ve heard ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Can farms survive in New York? Will environmenta (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Can farms survive in New York? Will environmental progress be put on hold? (podcast)

What’s happening at farms across New York State? Early in the pandemic shutdown we saw a variety of headlines connected to the idea that farms were already struggling — and that new realities made doing business nearly impossible. As businesses open up ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Discussing history of Juneteenth

DAILY DEBRIEF: Discussing history of Juneteenth in 2020 (podcast)

What is Juneteenth? Edith Wormley, the assistant director of the Academic Opportunity Programs at Hobart and William Smith Colleges and a member of the Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church talks about the history of this significant date. She also spends some time ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Economic impact of implicit bias, Part  (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Confronting systemic racism in Geneva (podcast)

Part 2 Martin Feria continues where he left off as we confront racism in the City of Geneva starting on the Hobart & William Smith College campus as he retells when he was racially profiled by students. Why was he profiled? Should ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Hunting permit process changes amid the coronavirus pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Hunting permit process changes amid the coronavirus pandemic (podcast)

How has the process for acquiring hunting permits changed amid the coronavirus pandemic? Today on the show, Norm Ridley, a Department of Environmental Conservation volunteer instructor in Region 8 speaks about how in-person training demonstrations have shifted to online programs statewide for ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Prison oversight reform in New York? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Prison oversight reform in New York? (podcast)

What does prison oversight look like in New York State? Phillip Miller, the associate director of policy at the Correctional Association of New York speaks about a bill that he and a team of other policymakers crafted, which aims at enhancing accountability ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: INHS goes in-depth on rental assistance program for local residents (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: INHS goes in-depth on rental assistance program for local residents (podcast)

Johanna Anderson and Delia Yarrow work on the frontlines of providing safe, affordable housing for those in the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier. They’re part of INHS, or the Ithaca Neighborhood Housing System, which serves a number of counties beyond Ithaca and ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Gambling addiction proves to be ‘hidden’ challenge (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Gambling addiction proves to be ‘hidden’ challenge (podcast)

Earlier this month Jenna Hotaling wrote a piece highlighting the outreach efforts of the Finger Lakes Problem Gambling Resource Center. May was Mental Health Awareness Month and March was Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Since March much of the world has been consumed ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Where are all the turkeys? Looking back on spring hunting season (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Where are all the turkeys? Looking back on spring hunting season (podcast)

Where are the turkeys? Just a few days after the regular spring turkey season ended in New York State, Norm Ridley, a board of director at the North Seneca Sportsmen Club and president of the state’s National Wild Turkey Federation speaks with ... 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: Religious leaders growing frustrated with Gov. Cuomo’s lack of clarity on restarting full-services (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Religious leaders growing frustrated with Gov. Cuomo’s lack of clarity on restarting full-services (podcast)

Is there a separation of church and state amid the Coronavirus Pandemic? Could Governor Andrew Cuomo in bounds placing restrictions on worship in New York? Antonio Gomez, a pastor at the Church of God in Farmington expresses his feelings about Governor Andrew ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Will ‘Drive-In Fever’ last all summer? A closer look at a 5&20 favorite (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Will ‘Drive-In Fever’ last all summer? A closer look at a 5&20 favorite (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio Is the Finger Lakes Drive-In experiencing a resurgence? Is this a new trend, and will the “drive-in fever” caused by the coronavirus pandemic last through the summer? On this edition of The Daily Debrief, Paul Meyer, owner of ... MORE
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