Tag: Gabriel Pietrorazio

‘You didn’t know he passed away?’: Daughter describes feeling

‘You didn’t know he passed away?’: Daughter talks about learning her father died of COVID-19 at Elm Manor, hours after being told he was ‘asymptomatic’

It was noon on Memorial Day when Patricia Miller just found-out that her father Ralph Miller Sr. contracted COVID-19 while residing at Elm Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Canandaigua. “I had someone call me who said she worked at Elm Manor ... MORE
Disability rights advocate reflects on time at Elm Manor Rehabilitation in Canandaigua

Disability rights advocate reflects on time at Elm Manor Rehabilitation in Canandaigua

In the aftermath of Harold Perryman speaking-out about the recent death of his wife, Beatrice, who contracted the novel coronavirus and the abuses that she endured while at the Elm Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Jen Sims, a disability rights advocate reflected ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Harold Perryman talks about wife's death at Elm Manor Rehab (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Harold Perryman talks about wife’s death at Elm Manor Rehab (podcast)

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
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
FOILS ON THE FOURTH: Questions loom as investigation into Ontario Center

FOILS ON THE FOURTH: Questions loom as investigation into Ontario Center remains open

Today is the Fourth of July, a celebration of freedom – and in honor of this federal holiday, several Freedom of Information Law requests have been filed by our newsroom over the last few days with local county and state agencies as ... MORE
State Department of Health makes unannounced visit to Ontario Center, says investigation into facility underway

State Department of Health makes unannounced visit to Ontario Center, says investigation into facility underway

When Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare employees walked through the doors of the facility on Thursday, the New York State Department of Health did, too. The state’s Department of Health arrived at the center to conduct an unannounced infection control inspection ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Investigation into Ontario Center prompts state bill to address nursing home, COVID issues (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Investigation into Ontario Center prompts state bill to address nursing home, COVID issues (podcast)

On the heels of our reporting into Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Canandaigua, State Senator Pam Helming [R-54] announced that she would co-sponsor legislation to establish an independent and bipartisan commission to investigate the deaths of New Yorkers who died ... MORE
What did local health officials know about Ontario Center problems?

What did local health officials know about Ontario Center problems in Canandaigua?

What did officials in Ontario County know about Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Canandaigua? Over the last several days, an investigative series into the facility has uncovered a multitude of apparent shortcomings by administration during the COVID-19 response. But what ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Akim Hudson, local BLM organizer, talks Geneva meeting and GPD reforms (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Akim Hudson, local BLM organizer, talks Geneva meeting and GPD reforms (podcast)

Thirty-two days have passed since the Black Lives Matter Peaceful Protests started in the City of Geneva. Today is July 1st, and tonight is a Geneva City Council meeting. Eleven resolutions related to reforming the Geneva Police Department are all on the ... MORE
Housekeeper comes forward after report about Ontario Center; issues raised by employees during pandemic ignored

Housekeeper speaks out about Ontario Center, as concerns raised about COVID response were ignored

It wasn’t a bad April Fool’s joke. There’s nothing funny about it. Kelsea Flynn, a former housekeeper at Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare has come forward after recently walking-out on her former employer after witnessing the horrors of the nursing home ... MORE
Ontario Center employee had to develop his own COVID safety protocols as pandemic ripped through facility

Ontario Center employee had to develop his own COVID safety protocols as pandemic ripped through facility

“They were my friends,” Bill “Beard” Corino said. “Those people became my friends.” As a maintenance worker and driver, Corino spent more than two-hours each day, three times a week in one-on-one scenarios with residents at the Ontario Center for Rehabilitation and ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Unguided tours will begin Saturday at Deer Haven Park, even as tour app remains in development

DAILY DEBRIEF: Unguided tours will begin Saturday at Deer Haven Park, even as tour app remains in development

What’s the deal with Deer Haven Park? Is Saturday’s reopening of Deer Haven Park in danger? Truman Bells, the overseer of the new touring service at Deer Haven Park in Romulus spoke exclusively with FingerLakes1.com less than one day before their highly ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Traditionalists blindsided by Cayuga Nation lawsuit against federal government (podcast)

By Gabriel Pietrorazio What does the Cayuga Nation traditional leadership think about the land-into-trust legal suit against the U.S. Government? Sachem Chief Sam George of the Bear Clan claims that the entire community was blindsided by the lawsuit announcement made by Clint ... 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