Tag: Debrief Podcast

DAILY DEBRIEF: Can news organizations survive the Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

Daily Debrief: Can news organizations survive the Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

Earlier this year we talked with Steve Keeler from Cayuga Community College. It was mid-April and the economy had only been shut down for a few weeks. However, it was clear that the media landscape was going to change. In fact, it ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Superintendent Pirozzolo says Auburn schools’ finances could be big challenge (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Superintendent Pirozzolo says Auburn schools’ finances could be big challenge (podcast)

One day after we talked with Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo about the return to class after the Thanksgiving break, he informed families that the junior high would be fully-remote through Tuesday, December 8th. The cause? Contact tracing on ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF: COVID fines, cluster zone effectiveness, local government struggles (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: COVID fines, cluster zone effectiveness, and more (podcast)

It has only been a few days, but plenty has happened in the Finger Lakes. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss the biggest headlines of the last week in a special evening edition of The Weekend Debrief. Topics up for discussion include: ... MORE
DAILY DEBRIEF: Has the micro-cluster strategy actually worked if COVID cases are on the rise? (podcast)

DAILY DEBRIEF: Has the micro-cluster strategy actually worked if COVID cases are on the rise? (podcast)

This week Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that parts of Rochester and Syracuse would enter Orange Zone designation. It’s part of New York State’s Coronavirus micro-cluster mitigation strategy. It means focusing economic restrictions — like pausing non-essential business activity — to specific zip ... MORE
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: ‘Redo’ on local budget, health officials frustrated with contact tracing, and digital advertising (podcast)

As Thanksgiving approaches all eyes are on the regional situation, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play out at full-speed. Governor Andrew Cuomo got into a verbal spat with reporters on Wednesday — prompting criticism in some circles. He hammered on law ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Does Amazon, Facebook, or Google track you around the internet? Could it be stopped? (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Is Amazon, Facebook, or Google tracking you around the internet? Could it be stopped? (podcast)

Are ads following you around on the internet? The short answer is ‘yes’, but it’s a little more complex than that. Every day we search, post, purchase, and tweet our way around the internet — data is being collected. Here at FingerLakes1.com, ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Sandhill Cranes & Snowy Owls in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Sandhill Cranes & Snowy Owls in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Photo of a Snowy Owl submitted to the newsroom in January 2019 by Judy Goodman Get outdoors even if it’s cold. Montezuma Audubon Center Director Chris Lajewski says the months of November and December are offer prime viewing at the Wetlands Complex ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Why has the fishing ‘gone to hell’ on Seneca Lake? (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Why has the fishing ‘gone to hell’ on Seneca Lake? (podcast)

This week Peter Mantius – founder and editor of The Water Front Online – brought us a story focused on the status of Greenidge Generation, and it’s impact on the local environment. Specifically, how has Greenidge’s expansion into bitcoin mining impacted the ... MORE
DEBRIEF SPECIAL: Looking back at Election Day 2020 & beyond (podcast)

DEBRIEF SPECIAL: Looking back at Election Day 2020 & beyond (podcast)

Election Day is a week behind us, but that doesn’t mean results are final. While we did get some updated information on a couple local races Monday, big questions remain – like will a smooth transition of power occur? On a special ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke says there are enough votes to cut deficit in 58th District (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke says there are enough votes to cut deficit in 58th District (podcast)

On Wednesday, Leslie Danks Burke said that she was not conceding in the State Senate race shaping up in the 58th District. It includes a chunk of the Southern Tier and Finger Lakes. After Election Day there were more than 33,000 ballots ... MORE
DEBRIEF: How to deal with anxiety, stress of Election Day (podcast)

DEBRIEF: How to deal with anxiety, stress of Election Day (podcast)

Has Election Day or this election cycle brought added stress into your life? If it has you’re not alone. The American Psychological Association recently found that more than two-thirds of U.S. adults – 68% – say the 2020 presidential election is a ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke focuses campaign on rural schools & small biz support (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Leslie Danks Burke focuses campaign on rural schools & small biz support (podcast)

Leslie Danks Burke is running for New York State Senate in the 58th District again. It's not the first time, but she says challenging incumbent Republican Tom O'Mara was necessary. "We need our elected leaders to lead, and they need to have ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Tom O’Mara focuses on being voice for Southern Tier in Albany (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Tom O’Mara focuses on being voice for Southern Tier in Albany (podcast)

Senator Tom O’Mara has represented the 58th District of New York since 2010. A decade later he’s still energetic about the community he serves. Earlier this week we caught up with Democrat Leslie Danks Burke, as part of our spotlight on the ... MORE
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DEBRIEF: Why is it important to get flu shot during Coronavirus Pandemic? (podcast)

Dr. Steven Schulz says getting a flu shot is even more important this year, than it has been in the past. He’s the Pediatric Medical Director for Rochester Regional Health’s Monroe County practices, as well as Finger Lakes Medical Associates, which has ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Montezuma Audubon Center continues to see 25% bump in visitors as fall migration unfolds (podcast)

This month in our spotlight of the Montezuma Audubon Center in Savannah, Wayne County, Chris Lajewski discusses the mid-to-late fall migration patterns, the water fowl species that can be found on the thousands of acreage in Seneca and Wayne counties, as well ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Young business in Seneca Falls learns how to thrive during pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Young business in Seneca Falls learns how to thrive during pandemic (podcast)

Brad and Anna Luisi-Ellis started the Fall Street Brewing journey during the summer of 2018. By October of 2019 they opened their Fall Street location, serving as the kind of anchor downtown Seneca Falls needed. After a strong first few months, the ... MORE
DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Progress being made at Parrott Hall in Geneva (podcast)

In early-October The Parrott Hall Coalition announced that Crawford & Stearns, Architects and Preservation Planners LLC, working with engineering firm Klepper, Hahn & Hyatt, are creating stabilization and roof replacement documents for the first phase of Parrott Hall’s rehabilitation. It was a ... MORE
WEEKEND DEBRIEF:

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: Discussing FLH/URMC partnership, NY’s evolving quarantine guidelines, COVID fines on local biz, and block party clusters (podcast)

A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would be working together, and the controversial story ... MORE