Tag: Josh Durso

DAILY DEBRIEF: What’s next for political campaigns? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: What’s next for political campaigns? (podcast)

This year was always supposed to be a significant one. Not only is there a census happening, but a number of high-profile elections. Now, it’s all been turned upside down by the Coronavirus. Today we take a look at how the virus ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: How quickly did the economy shift in the last 45 days? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How quickly did the economy shift in the last 45 days? (podcast)

– By Josh Durso At this point it’s almost impossible to find an area of life that hasn’t been impacted by the coronavirus, or COVID-19. Here across New York, non-essential retail has been shut down for more than two weeks, restaurants and ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Leslie Danks Burke discusses digital campaigning and New York’s newest challenges (podcast)

When Leslie Danks Burke set out to run for New York State Senate in the 58th District she could not have imagined what this campaign would look like. Even the most-astute politicians have been thrown for a loop by the Coronavirus pandemic ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Jeff Ludwig talks Seward House in Auburn (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Jeff Ludwig talks Seward House in Auburn (podcast)

The Seward House in Auburn, New York is an historic landmark. It’s a space that serves a major role in local history, as well as American history. The Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 has made running a museum and local landmark a challenge, ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest headlines in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest headlines & the most FAQ’s on COVID-19 in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

This week on The Debrief Podcast … a little rebranding, some announcements, and of course, the headlines! Check it out as Josh Durso and Ted Baker broke down the week’s biggest stories. Coronavirus, local government, and the future of some communities in ... MORE
South Seneca CSD copes with long-term shutdown, as financial implications loom across NYS

South Seneca CSD copes with long-term shutdown, as financial implications loom across NYS

– By Josh Durso South Seneca Central School District is in the midst of an historic, long-term shutdown. The kind of which no one has any memory of experiencing – faculty or students. Superintendent Stephen Zielinski, who has led the district for ... MORE
Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

Seneca County Community Counseling achieves long-term mission just in time

– By Josh Durso Social distancing comes with a lot of challenges. People are social creatures, so they crave interaction. During a pandemic like the one impacting most of the globe – Governor Andrew Cuomo called on mental health professionals across New ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Answering your questions about Coronavirus coverage across Upstate New York (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Answering your questions about Coronavirus coverage across Upstate New York (podcast)

This week on The Debrief Podcast, a breakdown of the most-asked questions we received in the newsroom since the Novel Coronavirus outbreak began in New York. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss, and look forward to a potentially permanently changed region. Download ... MORE
LIVE AT 3 PM: Cindy Wade discusses campaign for New York State Assembly (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Cindy Wade talks NYS Assembly campaign in 131st District (podcast)

Former Canandaigua City Councilor Cindy Wade has entered the race for the 131st District. The Republican is looking to succeed longtime Assemblyman and former Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, who announced his retirement earlier this year. On Episode #222 of the Inside ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Casey McDonald discusses campaign for NY-23 (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Casey McDonald discusses campaign for NY-23 (podcast)

Romulus resident Casey McDonald announced his candidacy last year. However, he’s been patiently campaigning, talking with residents throughout the region about issues most important to them. Mounting a challenge to an incumbent Congressman can be a challenge, but it’s one McDonald says ... MORE
Big turnout expected for Monday meeting in Butler for sludge processing facility

Big turnout expected for meeting in Butler on proposed sludge facility

A major turnout is expected at Monday's meeting of the Butler Town Board, as it considers an application from Tully Environmental to construct a sewage sludge processing facility in its community on State Route 89. Over the weekend, Seneca Lake Guardian, the ... MORE
Officials walk supervisors through COVID-19 response in Seneca

Health officials walk supervisors through COVID-19 response in Seneca County

On Tuesday, the Seneca County Board of Supervisors received their first official update from Public Health Director Vickie Swinehart on COVID-19, or the Coronavirus. There are no confirmed cases of coronavirus, but XX people are under voluntary quarantine ... MORE
Nozzolio: Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery is ready for state selection

Nozzolio: Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery is ready for state selection (video)

“No plan is further ahead in terms of the development and deployment policy, creation of roads and restrooms, and an administration building,” Senator Nozzolio began, speaking to the Board of Supervisors at Tuesday’s monthly meeting. “We’re ready to join that system. We’re ... MORE
INSIDE THE FLX: Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate in-studio at 10:30 AM (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate discusses economic impact of COVID-19, Albany policy, and more (podcast)

Michael Kracker has been leading the business advocacy group Unshackle Upstate for several years. He’s been a guest on Inside the FLX before, and this week, he’s in the FingerLakes1.com Studio for another conversation. On Episode #226 Kracker discusses the 2020 proposals, ... MORE
EDITOR'S RESPONSE: No room for manipulation in journalism

EDITOR’S RESPONSE: No room for manipulation in journalism

On March 13, 2020 an attorney for the Clint Halftown led faction of the Cayuga Nation released a statement, in response to reporting by FingerLakes1.com, Inc. The headline of that press release read, "BREATHLESS REPORTING ONCE AGAIN!" and worked to undermine the ... MORE
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INSIDE THE FLX: Mark Palmieri talks impact of COVID-19 on small businesses in Geneva (podcast)

It is truly rare for an entire economy to stop. Except that is essentially what we’ve seen in response to the Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19. The pandemic that started in China, spread to other European countries like Italy with devastating result — ... MORE
LIVE AT 10 AM: Supervisor Lou Guard talks Ontario County issues (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Supervisor Lou Guard talks future of Ontario County (podcast)

Ontario County is battling odors from the landfill located along 5&20, but that’s hardly the only issue impacting life in the middle of the Finger Lakes. This week on Inside the FLX, we go in-depth on some of the most-pressing issues with ... MORE
Supervisor continues hammering environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Supervisor Lou Guard continues advocacy on environmental, economic issues in Ontario County

Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard believes Ontario County is 'healthy', but don't take that assessment as complacency. Guard talked about the progress and growth in Ontario, and the opportunities county government still has in front of it. "It's one of the growing ... MORE