Tag: daily debrief

DAILY DEBRIEF: U.S. Census Bureau’s Northeast Director Jeff Behler on 2020 (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: U.S. Census Bureau’s Northeast Director Jeff Behler on 2020 (podcast)

Today on The Daily Debrief, part of our conversation with Jeff Behler, of the U.S. Census Bureau. He oversees operations in several states – including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont. He spoke with FingerLakes1.com ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: History lesson on the birth of Memorial Day in Waterloo (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: History lesson on the birth of Memorial Day in Waterloo (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio On Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo pressured the press corps into an impromptu history pop quiz, asking where the first Memorial Day celebration occurred, but instead met with silence. On today’s special holiday edition, we honor the lives and ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Perspective on perseverance, life inside prison amid the COVID-19 pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Perspective on perseverance, life inside prison amid the COVID-19 pandemic (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio What’s it like living inside a state prison during a global pandemic? Are incarcerates informed about current events with frequent updates surrounding the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic? Are they rendered invisible, out of sight and out of mind? Are ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: What will the post-pandemic economy look like in Upstate New York? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: What will the post-pandemic economy look like in Upstate New York? (podcast)

– By Josh Durso The Paycheck Protection Program was launched as part of the federal CARES Act, intended to keep people employed as the nation dealt with a devastating pandemic. The Coronavirus has wreaked havoc on companies of all sizes – but ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Keeping the lights on during a pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Keeping the lights on during a pandemic (podcast)

Keeping the lights on is tricky business, especially during a pandemic. To get the inside look at the the work, and plans that had been in place to keep NYSEG and RG&E running during the Coronavirus Pandemic, we caught up with President ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: How Wells College could shut down by the fall (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How Wells College could shut down by the fall (podcast)

– By Josh Durso Earlier this week we sat down with Dr. Jonathan Gibralter, president of Wells College in Aurora, New York. Last week, he made headlines with a letter plainly stating that if the College cannot welcome back students in the ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: NYCC students left wondering when licensing exam can be completed in New York (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: NYCC students left wondering when licensing exam can be completed in New York (podcast)

– By Josh Durso The senior class set to graduate this summer at New York Chiropractic College was dealt a major blow on Wednesday, May 6th when student representatives learned that the college in Seneca Falls would not host a mandatory, required ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Lawyers for Cayuga Nation respond to refusal of building permits in Seneca County (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Lawyers for Cayuga Nation respond to refusal of building permits in Seneca County (podcast)

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio Should building permits be required to continue taking down the fractured remains of several buildings owned by the Cayuga Nation along State Route 89 in Seneca Falls? Today, Gabe Galanda, the managing lawyer at Galanda Broadman stationed out ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Creating resources for farm workforce during COVID-19 pandemic

DAILY DEBRIEF: Creating resources for farm workforce during COVID-19 pandemic

– By Gabriel Pietrorazio Communication is key, especially when combatting a pandemic. How are immigrant farmworkers remaining educated on the facts about COVID-19 here in New York state? Libby Eiholzer, a bilingual dairy specialist at the Cornell Cooperative Extension explains how her ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Lessons for the business community from co-working (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Lessons for the business community from co-working (podcast)

Right around the time the Coronavirus Pandemic was gaining steam here in the U.S. two local co-working organizations joined forces. Metro Cowork, located in Rochester, and Port 100, located in Geneva. Just a few months after the announcement that Port 100 had ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: The high cost of childcare during a pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: The high cost of childcare during a pandemic (podcast)

Childcare is costly, certainly not a commodity, and yet the City of Geneva is coming together to offer coverage to essential workers through the ConnectGeneva COVID-19 Task Force. Hear from some of the voices who are educating and nurturing the city’s children, ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Do public hearings need to change in post-pandemic New York? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Do public hearings need to change in post-pandemic New York? (podcast)

What will public hearings and local meetings look like in the post-pandemic world? Today we talk with Peter Mantius, a local reporter who was at the region’s last heavily-attended meeting. It happened in Butler, Wayne County, and points out exactly why state ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Bowman waits for answers from officials in Seneca County

DAILY DEBRIEF: Bowman waits for answers from officials in Seneca County (podcast)

If you were carried away with bruised ribs, a bloodied face and broken nose, you too would be wanting to get answers. Charles Bowman, a Fayette born and raised resident filed a report on March 1st, after being detained by the Cayuga ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Dairy farms suffering amid the COVID-19 pandemic (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Dairy farms suffering amid the COVID-19 pandemic (podcast)

Cows still need to be milked, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dairy farms across New York state are financially suffering with the unprecedented dropping of milk prices, which has prompted co-ops dump milk – and even considered an early indicator of a ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Leadership Ontario tackles grooming the next generation (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Leadership Ontario tackles grooming the next generation (podcast)

Last month Leadership Ontario was announced as a new, innovative way to get the next generation of local leaders on the road to changing the community for the better. Then, the Coronavirus Pandemic turned life upside down. While the academy plans to ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Rural & Migrant Ministry celebrates May Day for important labor (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Rural & Migrant Ministry celebrates May Day for important labor (podcast)

This year the Rural & Migrant Ministry is celebrating essential workers on the frontlines, who haven’t received the benefits that many of us have enjoyed to date. Today, a conversation about May Day efforts to highlight an important group of the workforce ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: How do news organizations survive post-pandemic and will students go to college this fall? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: How do news organizations survive post-pandemic and will students go to college this fall? (podcast)

What does the future of journalism look like? To Steve Keeler, who leads the school of media and arts at Cayuga Community College – it’s going to take quite a bit to save local journalism. While he’s optimistic it can happen – ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Law enforcement tries to stay ahead of fatal overdoses in Cayuga County (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Law enforcement tries to stay ahead of fatal overdoses in Cayuga County (podcast)

Over the last two weeks, leaders in Cayuga County have stepped up voicing concern over a rash of overdose deaths. For Sheriff Brian Schenck, the challenge lies in maintaining vital connections between those who are in recovery and the resources that keep ... MORE