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DEBRIEF: The future of Dixon Schwabl as leadership changes amidst pandemic (podcast)

The Coronavirus Pandemic is undoubtedly going to change the way people and companies do business. However, communication and culture are two important factors for one of the region's most-identifiable brands and businesses. Lauren Dixon and ... more
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DEBRIEF: When will mobile betting be allowed in New York? (podcast)

DEBRIEF: When will mobile betting be allowed in New York? (podcast)
Here's a good question: Why hasn't New York opted to legalize mobile sports betting? For the better part of three years -- there have been calls to do so, and now more than a year ... more
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DEBRIEF: Suicide rate was climbing, even before the Coronavirus Pandemic began (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Suicide rate was climbing, even before the Coronavirus Pandemic began (podcast)
Suicide among teens and young adults is rising. But a new report shows that it was happening even before the Coronavirus Pandemic arrived. New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show a ... more
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DEBRIEF: Making stronger communities through parenting & communication (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Making stronger c (podcast)
The Fatherhood Connection is one of those programs operating in the community that a lot of people haven't heard about. But the work being done by Reggie Cox and his team of community members throughout ... more
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MONTEZUMA SPECIAL: What’s happening this month at the Audubon Center? (podcast)

MONTEZUMA SPECIAL: What's happening this month at the Audubon Center? (podcast)
What's happening as fall arrives at the Montezuma Wetlands Complex? What about the Montezuma Audubon Center? We're answering those questions in our new monthly feature with Center Director Chris Lajewski. He gives us an update ... more
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WEEKEND DEBRIEF: County budgets, stores claim no responsibility for customers, and more (podcast)

WEEKEND DEBRIEF: County budgets, stores claim no responsibility for customers, and more (podcast)
It's been a long summer for local municipalities that are struggling to adapt to COVID-19 budget issues. However, we're getting closer to final budgets in many of them. What's happening here? Also, the latest on ... more
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DEBRIEF: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor says long-term planning has been crucial (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor says long-term planning has been crucial (podcast)
Some of the smallest communities in Upstate New York - villages - could be hardest hit by the Coronavirus Pandemic. Over the last decade the Village of Newark has been very good at long-term planning ... more
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DEBRIEF: HEALing Communities Study in Cayuga County takes on addiction (podcast)

DEBRIEF: HEALing Communities Study in Cayuga County takes on addiction (podcast)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that the total "economic burden" of prescription opioid misuse alone in the United States is $78.5 billion per year. This includes the costs of healthcare, lost productivity, ... more
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Superintendent Jamie Farr talks classroom return in Canandaigua (podcast)

BACK TO SCHOOL: Superintendent Jamie Farr talks classroom return in Canandaigua
Over the last several weeks FingerLakes1.com has been bringing you conversations about Back to School. Our series has featured one-on-one conversations with administrators. However, all of those conversations were recorded before students returned. This time ... more
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DEBRIEF: Yates County Administrator talks economic fallout, budget process amid Coronavirus Pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: Yates County Administrator talks economic fallout, budget process amid Coronavirus Pandemic (podcast)
Dealing with the Coronavirus Pandemic has been difficult for communities across New York State. Undoubtedly, small communities like Yates County are those that could feel the most-adverse impact from the financial fallout associated with the ... more
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DEBRIEF: Rochester Theater Management looks at what reopening will look like in Auburn, Canandaigua (podcast)

When was the last time you went to the movie theater? Theaters were forced to close along with most other businesses, and not allowed to reopen until it was safe to do so amid the ... more
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DEBRIEF: New York Coalition For Open Government pushes for change amid pandemic (podcast)

DEBRIEF: New York Coalition For Open Government pushes for change
New York Coalition for Open Government President Paul Wolf says a reform of open meetings law in the Empire State is desperately needed. There are states that have better models -- Massachusetts as an example ... more
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DEBRIEF: Canandaigua Emergency Squad feels pinch of COVID-19 (podcast)

The Canandaigua Emergency Squad is the busiest 911 response center in Ontario County. It's been that way for more than 80 years. Chief Matt Sproul says his team responds to more than 6,000 calls for ... more
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Zielinski talks reopening strategy in South Seneca (podcast)

BACK TO SCHOOL:
"Teachers love to teach, and that's what they want to do," Zielinski said during a conversation with FingerLakes1.com. He says that for the volume of concerns that have been raised about reopening -- as well ... more
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Dr. Terranova discusses Victor’s plan for reopening (podcast)

BACK TO SCHOOL:
It starts and ends with relationships. That is the takeaway we were left with from our conversation with Dr. Tim Terranova, superintendent of the Victor Central School District. "Education starts and ends with relationships," he ... more
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Dr. Christopher Brown talks reopening strategy in Marcus Whitman (podcast)

BACK TO SCHOOL: Jeff Pirozzolo talks reopening in Auburn as remote learning continues into October (podcast)
There are a lot of ways to reopen schools in the middle of a pandemic. You can go fully-remote, like Auburn, institute hybrid models like Marcus Whitman or Seneca Falls, and plan for almost everything ... more
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Jeff Pirozzolo talks reopening in Auburn as remote learning continues into October (podcast)

BACK TO SCHOOL: Jeff Pirozzolo talks reopening in Auburn as remote learning continues into October (podcast)
Auburn Enlarged City School District Superintendent Jeff Pirozzolo says the last several weeks have been tough. In late-August the district had to make the difficult decision to take learning fully-remote this fall. Pirozzolo says a ... more
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Karen Hall discusses reopening plan in Red Jacket (podcast)

BACK TO SCHOOL: Karen Hall discusses reopening plan in Red Jacket (podcast)
While there have been a lot of concerns raised about the prospect of students and faculty going back to school this fall -- we are just a couple weeks away from a return to learning ... more
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BACK TO SCHOOL: Clingerman, Jones discuss return to learning this fall in Seneca Falls (podcast)

BACK TO SCHOOL: Clingerman, Jones discuss return to learning this fall in Seneca Falls (podcast)
Days from now students, faculty, and support staff head back to school for the first time since mid-March, when the Coronavirus Pandemic forced shut down of all facilities. Throughout the summer districts have been working ... more
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