Tag: SUNDAY CONVERSATION

EPISODE #28: Sunday Conversation with Casey McDonald on Congressional Campaign

EPISODE #28: Sunday Conversation with Casey McDonald on Congressional Campaign

W. Casey McDonald is running for Congress. The Republican says his challenge to incumbent Rep. Tom Reed is based on the things he’s observed over the last several years. While challenging an incumbent comes with difficulties, he’s optimistic that with the support ... MORE
EPISODE #27: A Sunday Conversation with NY24 Candidate Roger Misso

EPISODE #27: A Sunday Conversation with NY 24 Candidate Roger Misso

Roger Misso, a Red Creek native, says he’s running because there wasn’t time to waste. The Democrat is among the field of challengers, vying for support in the 24th Congressional District to challenge Rep. John Katko, the incumbent Republican, in the 2020 ... MORE
EPISODE #24: Sunday Conversation with Ryan Wallace of Lake Tunnel Solar Village

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Ryan Wallace of The Solar Home Factory & Lake Tunnel Solar Village

Lake Tunnel Solar Village is nearly full. That was the news we learned this week, as Ryan Wallace and Lake Tunnel Solar Village announced that 19 of the 20 units inside the development had been sold. At the time, Wallace said he ... MORE
EPISODE #25: Sunday Conversation with Mike Rusinko discussing the Salvation Army’s local impact

EPISODE #25: Sunday Conversation with Mike Rusinko discussing the Salvation Army’s local impact

The Salvation Army is much more than just a thrift store, or seasonal campaign that’s as identifiable as any in the world. While a lot of folks think about the Red Kettle Campaign, or Salvation Army stores, of which there are several ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Three Bears, the Ovid Library, and a rich history (special episode)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Three Bears, the Ovid Library, and a rich history (special episode)

This week on a special Independence Day edition of Sunday Conversation – two of South Seneca’s strongest advocates step into the studio to talk about the Edith B. Ford Memorial Library, The Three Bears Complex, Downtown Ovid, and how the three are ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing safety, viability of vaccines after NY ends religious exemptions

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing safety, viability of vaccines after NY ends religious exemptions

Vaccines are complicated. Recently, there have been a lot of questions about them. When New York State ended religious exemptions for vaccinations – doctors began getting even more questions about their safety, viability to protect, and the ramifications for those who decide ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network with Emilie Sisson (podcast)

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network with Emilie Sisson (podcast)

This week Josh Durso sits down with Emilie Sisson, of the Finger Lakes Rural Health Network discussing her work raising awareness and community education in rural parts of the region. Specifically, Sisson walks listeners through a unique training opportunity to gain skills ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: McKeveney, Clingerman talk transition at Seneca Falls CSD

What does the future of education look like in Seneca Falls? This year the Seneca Falls Central School District is undergoing a leadership change. Jeramy Clingerman will become superintendent of schools this summer, as longtime leader Bob McKeveny ends his career. The ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Sheriff Schenck talks recruiting challenge, changes coming from Albany

Earlier this year Cayuga County Sheriff Brian Schenck was in-studio discussing his first month on the job following an uncontested election last fall. He succeeded longtime Sheriff David Gould. Now, Sheriff Schenck has several months under his belt. He joined us for ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Keeler on the future of media in Finger Lakes

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Steve Keeler on the future of media in Finger Lakes (podcast)

What does the future of media – in all forms – look like in the years to come? To answer that question, we sit down with one of the individuals who is educating and developing the next-generation of talent. Steve Keeler, Director ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing ways to combat poverty, other systemic issues in Finger Lakes

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing ways to combat poverty, other systemic issues in Finger Lakes

This week’s Sunday Conversation dives into the work that one organization is doing to make communities in Cayuga and Seneca County better. It’s not an easy task – but it’s one that Diane Draheim and Marie Montgomery have embraced. Montgomery serves as ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Karen Springmeier of Finger Lakes Works discusses local workforce

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Karen Springmeier of Finger Lakes Works discusses local workforce

Workforce development is that thing happening in the background that a lot of people take for granted in their local community. People are looking for jobs; and despite some of the narrative surrounding the Finger Lakes Economy – there are tons of ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor talks growth, massive downtown overhaul

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Newark Mayor Jonathan Taylor talks growth, massive downtown overhaul

Downtown Newark is exploding with growth. Mayor Jonathan Taylor says that growth and progress is happening thanks to perseverance of current, and past elected leaders. South Main Street has experienced the most-apparent visual overhaul. That project was worth more than $6 million, ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Peter Mantius discusses groundwater testing, Hakes Landfill, Greenidge, and Cayuga Regional Digester

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Peter Mantius discusses groundwater testing, Hakes Landfill, Greenidge, and Cayuga Regional Digester

Throughout the winter, Peter Mantius spent his days reporting on some of the most-important environmental issues facing the Finger Lakes region. Doing so with more than 20 years of experience – Mantius broke the story about the DEC’s investigation into the Cayuga ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Brian McConnell talks devastating 2018 flood, blood needs, and drive to install smoke alarms

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Brian McConnell talks devastating 2018 flood, blood needs, and drive to install smoke alarms

It was a busy year for the American Red Cross – Finger Lakes Chapter in 2018. This year has been no different, as volunteers and staff work harder than ever to keep up with a wide-range of response efforts in the region ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Henderson brothers talk leading Brighton PD, Ontario Co. Sheriff’s Office

It’s not often that brothers share a career path. In this case, while not precisely the same – Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson and Brighton PD Chief of Police Mark Henderson have not only followed a similar career trajectory – but have ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing Upstate New York with Chris Clemens

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Discussing Upstate New York with Chris Clemens (podcast)

Exploring is one of the most-essential functions of human existence. Our curiosity is often sparked by the thing that’s unknown, or the things we know less about. It’s the pursuit of knowledge, information, and other people. It’s been more than a half-dozen ... MORE
SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb slams budget outcome, burden placed on Upstate

SUNDAY CONVERSATION: Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb slams budget outcome, burden placed on Upstate

Last week a $175.5 billion spending bill was passed. Some lawmakers believe that bill, which was packed with a number of consequential pieces of legislation – is proposed that way intentionally by the majority. “This legislation simply wouldn’t pass in a traditional, ... MORE