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

Geneva Foundry takes center stage again at City Council meeting

It was another night spent on defense by Geneva City Council, as they received another round of verbal lashings from concerned residents about the status and future of the Geneva Foundry cleanup. For some speakers on both sides of the issue, the new rule adopted recently, which prevents speakers from naming any councilor specifically was difficult to navigate around. Councilor... more

Emails highlight reasons for Gramling’s exclusion in Geneva (exclusive)

In Geneva, the ongoing debate around handling of the Geneva Foundry contamination has taken center stage for months. In particular, questions around At-Large Councilor Mark Gramling, who recused himself from taking part in any votes involving the matter has swirled. Gramling, who has filed a notice of claim against the City of Geneva, has not been involved in any executive... more

FOUNDRY FUNK: Residents sound off over cleanup speed in Geneva

Geneva City Manager Matt Horn says the City is ‘disappointed’ with certain aspects of the remediation process at the site of the former Geneva Foundry. Roughly 140 homes are affected by soil contamination, and according to an update by Horn at Wednesday’s regularly scheduled meeting of Geneva City Council an additional 100 properties could be evaluated by the DEC. “We’re... more