Tag: DAILY

DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)

In early-October The Parrott Hall Coalition announced that Crawford & Stearns, Architects and Preservation Planners LLC, working with engineering firm Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt, are creating stabilization and roof replacement documents for the first phase of Parrott Hall’s rehabilitation. It was a ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF:

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing FLH/URMC partnership, NY’s evolving quarantine guidelines, COVID fines on local biz, and block party clusters (podcast)

A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would be working together, and the controversial story ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Advocates say there’s no eviction moratorium” in New York (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Advocates say there’s “no eviction moratorium” in New York, despite what Cuomo claims (podcast)

Cea Weaver says the stakes are very real for people who have been unable to pay their rent through the Coronavirus Pandemic. And one of the biggest protections that Governor Andrew Cuomo has touted throughout it — might not have the teeth ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Young business in Seneca Falls learns how to thrive during pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Young business in Seneca Falls learns how to thrive during pandemic (podcast)

Brad and Anna Luisi-Ellis started the Fall Street Brewing journey during the summer of 2018. By October of 2019 they opened their Fall Street location, serving as the kind of anchor downtown Seneca Falls needed. After a strong first few months, the ... MORE
DEBRIEF: How landlords are dealing with unpaid rent

DEBRIEF: How are landlords dealing with unpaid rent during the pandemic? (podcast)

There has been a significant debate over the last several months about unpaid rent. Some have contended that it should be canceled – while others – often representing landlords’ perspective – say there needs to be another option. It’s complicated by the ... MORE
DEBRIEF: The future of Dixon Schwabl as leadership changes amidst pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: The future of Dixon Schwabl as leadership changes amidst pandemic (podcast)

The Coronavirus Pandemic is undoubtedly going to change the way people and companies do business. However, communication and culture are two important factors for one of the region’s most-identifiable brands and businesses. Lauren Dixon and Mike Schwabl have led the Perinton-based agency ... MORE
DEBRIEF: When will mobile betting be allowed in New York? (podcast)

DEBRIEF: When will mobile betting be allowed in New York? (podcast)

Here’s a good question: Why hasn’t New York opted to legalize mobile sports betting? For the better part of three years — there have been calls to do so, and now more than a year after sportsbooks opened in commercial and Native ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Suicide rate was climbing, even before the Coronavirus Pandemic began (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Suicide rate was climbing, even before the Coronavirus Pandemic began (podcast)

Suicide among teens and young adults is rising. But a new report shows that it was happening even before the Coronavirus Pandemic arrived. New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show a dramatic increase in the rate of suicide ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor says long-term planning has been crucial (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor says long-term planning has been crucial (podcast)

Some of the smallest communities in Upstate New York – villages – could be hardest hit by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Over the last decade the Village of Newark has been very good at long-term planning. They have bolstered their downtown business district, ... MORE
DEBRIEF: HEALing Communities Study in Cayuga County takes on addiction (podcast)

DEBRIEF: HEALing Communities Study in Cayuga County takes on addiction (podcast)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the total “economic burden” of prescription opioid misuse alone in the United States is $78.5 billion per year. This includes the costs of healthcare, lost productivity, addiction treatment, and criminal justice involvement. It’s ... MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL: Superintendent Jamie Farr talks classroom return in Canandaigua

BACK TO SCHOOL: Superintendent Jamie Farr talks classroom return in Canandaigua (podcast)

Over the last several weeks FingerLakes1.com has been bringing you conversations about Back to School. Our series has featured one-on-one conversations with administrators. However, all of those conversations were recorded before students returned. This time we catch up with Canandaigua Superintendent Jamie ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Yates County Administrator talks economic fallout, budget process amid Coronavirus Pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Yates County Administrator talks economic fallout, budget process amid Coronavirus Pandemic (podcast)

Dealing with the Coronavirus Pandemic has been difficult for communities across New York State. Undoubtedly, small communities like Yates County are those that could feel the most-adverse impact from the financial fallout associated with the Coronavirus. Especially given how heavily-reliant counties like ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Rochester Theater Management looks at what reopening will look like in Auburn, Canandaigua (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Rochester Theater Management looks at what reopening will look like in Auburn, Canandaigua (podcast)

When was the last time you went to the movie theater? Theaters were forced to close along with most other businesses, and not allowed to reopen until it was safe to do so amid the Coronavirus Pandemic. Jason Yantz, who runs Rochester ... MORE
DEBRIEF: New York Coalition For Open Government pushes for change

DEBRIEF: New York Coalition For Open Government pushes for change amid pandemic (podcast)

New York Coalition for Open Government President Paul Wolf says a reform of open meetings law in the Empire State is desperately needed. There are states that have better models — Massachusetts as an example grants authority to the AG’s office to ... MORE
BACK TO SCHOOL:

BACK TO SCHOOL: Zielinski talks reopening strategy in South Seneca (podcast)

“Teachers love to teach, and that’s what they want to do,” Zielinski said during a conversation with FingerLakes1.com. He says that for the volume of concerns that have been raised about reopening — as well as learning models — administrators and teachers ... MORE