Tag: Josh Durso

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Dollar General, Dunkin developments, J&J vaccine, and DMV issues persist (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Dollar General, Dunkin developments, J&J vaccine, and DMV issues persist (podcast)

This week on the program- Josh Durso and Ted Baker look at a development proposal for a busy intersection in the city of Geneva, the expected completion of a dollar store in North Rose, as well as the latest around Johnson & ... MORE
Dollar General will open soon in Rose: Officials excited about opportunity for residents

Dollar General will open soon in Rose: Officials excited about access, convenience for residents

Before the coronavirus pandemic the supermarket business was shifting– evolving to become more mobile, and less-reliant on brick-and-mortar stores. The prominence of grocery delivery services- spurred by the growth of Instacart– then followed by most of the regional and national grocery chains ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF:

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Rounding-up the biggest stories and questions of the week in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

This week on the show Josh Durso and Ted Baker break down the biggest headlines including the state’s massive, $212 billion budget, the future of marijuana and mobile betting, COVID-19 coverage in mass media, as well as a number of local questions ... MORE
Dry weather having impact on some things, but Montezuma Wetlands Complex isn’t concerned

Dry weather having impact on some things, but Montezuma Wetlands Complex isn’t concerned

The Climate Prediction Center calls it ‘abnormally dry’. If you look at the Drought Monitor map of New York a section of yellow or D0 cuts through the heart of the Finger Lakes. The dry weather has been the norm since last ... MORE
Teaching at South Seneca, reporting on AHL’s Syracuse Crunch: Ackerman fills many important roles

Teaching at South Seneca, reporting on AHL’s Syracuse Crunch: Ackerman fills many important roles

Editor’s Note: Ackerman hosts a podcast, which is syndicated on FingerLakes1.com. Check it out by clicking here, or subscribing so you never miss an episode by clicking here. Alexandra Ackerman is a teacher in the South Seneca Central School District. She can ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Latest at Montezuma Audubon Center, Wetlands Complex, and spring migration (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: Latest at Montezuma Audubon Center, Wetlands Complex, and spring migration (podcast)

Spring has sprung at the Montezuma Audubon Center. The calendar says April. And that means more than warm weather! Center Director Chris Lajewski talks about migration, dry weather, and the ecosystem at the wetlands complex. Want the latest headlines in your inbox ... MORE
SUNDAY INSIGHT: Getting caught up on a holiday weekend has never been easier!

SUNDAY INSIGHT: Getting caught up on a holiday weekend has never been easier!

What were the biggest headlines this week? What are the stories that will matter most as we head into the new week? Those questions get answered every weekend in our Sunday Insight. This week’s newsletter is abbreviated, but still gets the job ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Livingston County gets creative with economic development to spur Main St. growth (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: Livingston County gets creative with economic development to spur Main St. growth (podcast)

The Dream-O-Vate Busienss Competition is a local effort in Livingston County to bolster downtown business. The program awards $300,000 in prizes to a total of 15 winners. Bill Bacon, who serves as Director of Economic Development for Livingston County calls it an ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Selling infrastructure is lot more challenging if its not personal (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: Selling infrastructure is lot more challenging if its not personal (podcast)

Since President Joe Biden took office there has been an intense amount of talk about infrastructure. Specifically, an infrastructure deal that would pave the way for widespread investment across the country. Bill Fulton, director of the Kinder Institute at Rice University, served ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: How will Auburn move forward with a new-look baseball team? (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: How important is professional baseball to small cities like Auburn? (podcast)

Earlier this month Bill Fulton wrote a piece featured on Medium about the challenges small cities are experiencing, as they watch professional baseball be taken from them. The city of Auburn was one such place- and that struck a chord with Fulton- ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Maureen Ballatori on ag-food connection in Finger Lakes (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Maureen Ballatori on ag-food connection in Finger Lakes (podcast)

Maureen Ballatori has been a driver of ‘good’ in the city of Geneva, and throughout the Finger Lakes region. Her marketing and design firm, 29 Design Studio recently took home a number of awards for their work in the ag-marketing landscape.  That ... MORE
FL1 DAILY: Answering your questions about news coverage (podcast)

FL1 DAILY: Answering your questions about news coverage (podcast)

We get a lot of questions- and oftentimes we answer those questions on The Weekend Debrief. In this episode, I was joined by Ted Baker to answer the questions that were submitted over the last two weeks. We will be back in-studio ... MORE
Soil and lake health

Soil and lake health central to improving region’s environment over long-term

The long-term health of Seneca Lake is crucial. Not only for maintaining the region’s drinking water supply- but also for the sake of tourism and agriculture. Later this month, a farming symposium will focus on what’s known as Payment for Ecosystem Services ... MORE
South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

South Seneca CSD Superintendent Zielinski talks about remainder of school year

Even though progress is being made on the pandemic with more people being vaccinated by the day- schools remain in a state of flux. Each district has a different approach, and the hope of seeing ‘normal’ this academic year is slipping away ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Tax hike coming soon, pandemic on college campuses, and sharing sales tax (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Tax hike coming soon, pandemic on college campuses, and sharing sales tax (podcast)

On this edition of The Weekend Debrief- Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker from Finger Lakes News Radio, to discuss an array of news items from the last week. They talk about the proposed tax hike on those making more than ... MORE