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Geneva City Council taps Edith Wormley for 6th Ward seat

Geneva City Council taps Edith Wormley for 6th Ward seat
City Council deadlocked last week on mostly political lines to fill the vacant Sixth Ward seat held by the late John Greco. Neither of two candidates — both of whom are running for the seat ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Jim Meaney of The Geneva Believer discusses future of City Council, and more (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Jim Meaney of The Geneva Believer discusses future of City Council, and more (podcast)
When Jim Meaney, founder of The Geneva Believer announced that he would be seeking the nomination to run for Geneva City Council's Ward 6 seat - there was very little surprise. However, weeks later he ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate discusses $175.5B NYS budget

INSIDE THE FLX: Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate discusses $175.5B NYS budget
New York State has adopted a $175.5 billion budget. What does that mean for Upstate New York? Well, it has serious implications - as noted by Unshackle Upstate. Unshackle Upstate advocates on behalf of businesses ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Misso Will Challenge Katko, Geneva City Council Vacancy, and SF Resolution (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Misso Will Challenge Katko, Geneva City Council Vacancy, and SF Resolution (podcast)
Geneva City Council has a vacancy to fill, one Town Supervisor candidate has exited the race in Seneca Falls, and Roger Misso enters the race to challenge Rep. John Katko. All of these stories and ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Debating a controversial resolution in SF, prisons, plastic bags, and more from Albany (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Downtown Revitalization Initiative, 2019 Legislative Session Ends, and SUNY Prices Jump Again (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker of the Finger Lakes Morning News. The duo discuss the latest in Seneca Falls after a controversial resolution was introduced, Albany chatter ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Discussing village election results, Ontario County Landfill, and Mentz Lagoon (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Shortage of volunteer firefighters, single-use plastic, and communities struggling to find candidates (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast - hosts Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso discuss the future of communities that struggle to find or identify candidates willing to run for, and hold local office. They also ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Discussing supervised injection sites, censured judges, and Yates midwife fallout (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Rent control measures, resistance to vaccines, and low speed access (podcast)
No shortages of worthy headlines this week in the Finger Lakes and Upstate New York. FingerLakes1.com News Director Josh Durso and Finger Lakes Morning News Host Ted Baker sit down to discuss the latest storylines ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Discussing Wayne Central BOE, controversial sentencing in Schuyler, and changes to student loans (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Downtown Revitalization Initiative, 2019 Legislative Session Ends, and SUNY Prices Jump Again (podcast)
In less than a week petitions will begin circulating for candidates hoping to win elections this fall. While the change in election calendar and format has caught some off-guard - The Debrief Podcast gives some ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Splitting NYS, upcoming elections, and increasing engagement (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Shortage of volunteer firefighters, single-use plastic, and communities struggling to find candidates (podcast)
Check out a special Wednesday Edition of The Debrief Podcast exclusively on FingerLakes1.com. Jackie Augustin joins Josh Durso to break down the latest headlines, which include local election changes - such as the start of ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Local workforce, local businesses, and a lack of affordable housing (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Downtown Revitalization Initiative, 2019 Legislative Session Ends, and SUNY Prices Jump Again (podcast)
It was a busy week in the FingerLakes1.com Newsroom this week, as the polar vortex provided more issues than simple 'chill'. On the Friday, February 1st edition of The Debrief Podcast - Josh Durso is ... more
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Debate around AIM funding gets local, as leaders call for full-restoration across New York

Debate around AIM funding gets local, as leaders call for full-restoration across New York
Should villages and towns have to justify their existence? When Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that $59 million in aid to towns and villages across New York would be cut under his proposal - small communities ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Early-voting, banning mugshots, and the future of local municipalities (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Early-voting, the LLC loophole, and banning mugshots (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast a number of state measures, that have either been proposed or signed into law are discussed. Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine look at the biggest issues that lie ahead ... more
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INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the impact of alternative education programs like The Walden Project (podcast)

INSIDE THE FLX: Discussing the impact of alternative education programs like The Walden Project (podcast)
How beneficial can alternative education programming - like The Walden Project - be for students who might not succeed in the traditional setting? The answer: Significant. Andy Webster, local founder of the Finger Lakes' chapter ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Albany puts pinch on small communities, and reviewing legislative proposals (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Albany puts pinch on small communities, and reviewing legislative proposals (podcast)
Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss the latest news in the Finger Lakes - including a number of budget proposals at the state-level, which would have serious impact on local communities. Here are the headlines ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Discussing possibilities in legislative session, and political engagement in 2019 (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Discussing possibilities in legislative session, and political engagement in 2019 (podcast)
On a special edition of The Debrief Podcast, Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso will be joined by Leslie Danks Burke, founder of the Trailblazers PAC, to discuss a wide-range of political stories from the last ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Breaking down the biggest stories of 2018 (podcast)

DEBRIEF LIVE AT 9:45: Breaking down the biggest stories of 2018 (podcast)
What were the biggest issues in 2018? Many of them came at the end of the year, as elected officials primed and previewed 2019 agendas. On this episode of The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso and ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Discussing policing in Wayne, Facebook’s suffering, and NY’s shrinking size (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Albany puts pinch on small communities, and reviewing legislative proposals (podcast)
As the Finger Lakes closes in on Christmas - Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker of Finger Lakes Morning News, who is heard daily on WGVA and WAUB to break down the week's biggest ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Legislators get raises, economic development debated, and Christmas music (podcast)

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On this week's episode of The Debrief - Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine debate a number of recent news stories - including pay raises granted to state legislators, a new multi-use proposal at a busy ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Discussing CAFO regulation, HABs, and politics of Greenidge (podcast)

LIVE AT 9:15 AM: Peter Mantius discusses latest environmental news on The Debrief (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Peter Mantius, founder of The Water Front, whose reporting is featured on FingerLakes1.com, joins Josh Durso to discuss a number of important, pressing political and environmental issues that have been grabbing ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Cuomo’s op-ed, cashless tolling in NYS, and contamination at the Depot (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Downtown Revitalization Initiative, 2019 Legislative Session Ends, and SUNY Prices Jump Again (podcast)
On Friday's edition of The Debrief Josh Durso was joined by Ted Baker, host of Finger Lakes Morning News on WGVA and WAUB - where the duo discussed a number of recent headlines from around ... more
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THE DEBRIEF: Amazon HQ, Upstate NY, policy for local renters, and more (podcast)

THE DEBRIEF: Early-voting, the LLC loophole, and banning mugshots (podcast)
This week on The Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso break down the latest headlines from a busy week in local, regional, and state politics. Here's a look at the stories up for discussion exclusively ... more
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