Tag: Josh Durso

FL1 DAILY: Offering journalists a different kind of platform (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: Offering journalists a different kind of platform (podcast)

What’s next for journalism? What about journalists who were laid off or are underrepresented in the news business? Well, Patch Labs could be a solution to that problem. We caught up with Abe Brewster, President and CTO of Patch Labs over the ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Patch Labs President Abe Brewster on game-changing platform for journalists (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Patch Labs President Abe Brewster on game-changing platform for journalists (podcast)

Abe Brewster has been leading the Patch Labs effort for a number of years, and unlike a lot of other big players in the media industry across the U.S. the Patch Labs platform is empowering local journalists - instead of capitalizing on ... MORE
SUNDAY INSIGHT: Vaccine rollout slows, government reorganizes, and looking ahead

SUNDAY INSIGHT: Vaccine rollout slows, government reorganizes, and looking ahead

Whether it was our conversation with Abe Brewster, coverage of local government as it reorganized for the 2021 legislative calendar, or what was laid out as part of the State of the State Agenda by Gov. Andrew Cuomo – the newsroom was ... MORE
Editor’s Note: Technology stands between some seniors and COVID-19 vaccine

Editor’s Note: Technology stands between some seniors and COVID-19 vaccine

There’s something really disheartening happening right now across the United States. It has to do with our senior population and COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Seniors 65-and-older are eligible for the vaccine in New York, as part of Phase 1B. Last week, Gov. Andrew ... MORE
Officials: "We can't schedule more vaccine clinics until we get more vaccine from NYS"

Officials: “We can’t schedule more vaccine clinics until we get more vaccine from NYS”

The same day the Finger Lakes Vaccine Task Force held a press conference outlining response to the COVID-19 pandemic and progress of vaccine rollout – health officials in Seneca County joined those from around the region who were asking for the public ... MORE
Upstate lawmakers call for more specifics, focus on recovery after Gov. Cuomo’s ‘state of the state’ address

Upstate lawmakers call for more specifics, focus on recovery after Gov. Cuomo’s ‘state of the state’ address

As Governor Andrew Cuomo held his State of the State Address on Monday, lawmakers waited to see what major components would be included, or not, in his legislative agenda. For Upstate Republicans representing the Finger Lakes and Central New York, the 2021 ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Doug Paddock & Nonie Flynn talk about goals for Yates County (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: Doug Paddock & Nonie Flynn talk about goals for Yates County (podcast)

Over the last several weeks we’ve been catching up with county leaders to talk about how they are looking at 2021. Most are expecting to see reimbursements from the state to decline by upwards of 20%, which made budgeting a challenge. That ... MORE
Editor’s Note: What’s the future like for shopping malls?

Editor’s Note: What else could shopping malls be used for?

This week we explore the concept of turning dying, or shut down malls into thousands of brand new housing units for a range of different people and economic circles. What does the potential look like here? How would that work? ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing what’s next in America after week of chaos (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing what’s next in America after week of chaos (podcast)

Where do we go from here? After what could only be described as one of the most-chaotic weeks in U.S. history — a look forward at what might come next as the inauguration plays out. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss your ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Vaccine rollout in New York needs to speed up if ‘normal’ is going to arrive by summer (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: Vaccine rollout needs to speed up if ‘normal’ is going to arrive by summer (podcast)

How is vaccine rollout going in New York State? This week we heard important updates from Governor Andrew Cuomo about the vaccination effort happening now in the state, but a lot of details are still missing. While the Cuomo Administration says that ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: What’s the real death toll in New York’s nursing homes?

FL1 DAILY: What’s the real death toll in New York’s nursing homes? (podcast)

On September 1st, Bill Hammond of the Empire Center published a piece providing an update to a FOIL request connected to New York State’s response to the coronavirus pandemic in nursing homes. Hammond and the Empire Center was seeking the data on ... MORE
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FL1 DAILY: Wayne County Chairman Ken Miller talks about what’s coming in 2021 (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: How did CSX, Ginna help Wayne County prepare for Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

This week we’re featuring two parts of our upcoming Sunday Conversation with Wayne County Board of Supervisors Chairman Ken Miller. He serves as Palmyra Town Supervisor as well, and spoke with us about his outlook on 2021 – addressing some of the ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Important addiction recovery services continue during pandemic (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: What impact will pandemic have on local addiction? (podcast)

The Addiction Center estimates that nearly 21 million Americans suffer from some form of addiction. Yet only 10% of them receive treatment. Since 1990 overdose deaths have more than tripled; and between 1999 and 2017 more than 700,000 Americans died from overdosing ... MORE
Editor’s Note: Incomplete policy is frustrating for taxpayers and elected officials

Editor’s Note: Incomplete policy is frustrating for taxpayers and elected officials

The provision was simple: Unify the County’s official response to the pandemic by creating a pre-duty screening process for employees. Three supervisors voted against the resolution, and Tyre Supervisor Ron McGreevy spoke out -- calling it ‘too restrictive’ for the employees of ... MORE
Marren: Preparation was crucial in Ontario County’s response to COVID-19 ramifications

Marren: Preparation was crucial in Ontario County’s response to COVID-19 consequences

Ontario County Board of Supervisors Chairman Jack Marren says that keeping the County- as well as its staff- safe during the Coronavirus Pandemic was a priority if they wanted to find success. He says the Board knew it was going to be ... MORE