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The FL1 News team hosts conversations that are important to listeners. Newsmakers, elected officials, and those shaping tomorrow’s community all take part in this twice-weekly program exclusively on FingerLakes1.com.

The FL1 News team hosts conversations that are important to listeners. Newsmakers, elected officials, and those shaping tomorrow’s community all take part in this twice-weekly program exclusively on FingerLakes1.com.

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United States

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The FL1 News team hosts conversations that are important to listeners. Newsmakers, elected officials, and those shaping tomorrow’s community all take part in this twice-weekly program exclusively on FingerLakes1.com.

Twitter:

@flxjosh

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English

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(315) 712-0104


Episodes

Michael Warren Thomas Talks Changes To Savor Life Radio Show .::. Inside the FLX #242

7/4/2020
For more than two decades Michael Warren Thomas has been a staple on regional radio. His series ‘Savor Life’ focuses on gardening, the Finger Lakes, food, wine, and more. For years, his program was run exclusively on WYSL. However, after a string of unsettling posts to social media by the radio station – he took … Continue reading Michael Warren Thomas Talks Changes To Savor Life Radio Show .::. Inside the FLX #242 →

Duration:00:49:53

Steve Bulger from U.S. SBA on PPP, future of small businesses .::. Inside the FLX #237

5/15/2020
The U.S. Small Business Administration has been working hard over the last two months with local, regional, and national lenders to get hundreds-of-billions of dollars out to small businesses that desperately need it. As part of the Paycheck Protection Program, Regional Administrator Steve Bulger, who oversees the Atlantic Region II, which includes New York, has … Continue reading Steve Bulger from U.S. SBA on PPP, future of small businesses .::. Inside the FLX #237 →

Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter talks future, possible closure .::. Inside the FLX 5/13/20

5/13/2020
Last week Wells College President Dr. Jonathan Gibralter published a stunning letter, which left the college- and regional community in shock. It simply said: If students cannot return on-campus this fall – Wells College will not survive. He assumed the presidency in 2015; and it’s safe to say that this letter was the most-significant of … Continue reading Wells College President Jonathan Gibralter talks future, possible closure .::. Inside the FLX 5/13/20 →

NYSEG, RG&E President Carl Taylor talks pandemic response, operations .::. Inside the FLX 5/11/20

5/13/2020
While New York State Gas and Electric, or NYSEG, and Rochester Gas & Electric, or RG&E, have received a lot of headline attention for their charitable contributions to local and regional food banks – their response to the Coronavirus Pandemic has been among the more interesting. President Carl Taylor spoke with FingerLakes1.com about that response … Continue reading NYSEG, RG&E President Carl Taylor talks pandemic response, operations .::. Inside the FLX 5/11/20 →

Conversation with Steve Keeler from Cayuga Community College .::. Inside the FLX #234

5/2/2020
Earlier this week we featured a ‘Daily Debrief’ taking on questions about the future sustainability of local journalism. It’s a topic we have broached numerous times, and one that’s become even more relevant during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Economic shutdown is crushing small businesses, which is the lifeblood of local advertising. Steve Keeler leads the School … Continue reading Conversation with Steve Keeler from Cayuga Community College .::. Inside the FLX #234 →

Discussing the future of rural schools in Upstate NY .::. Inside the FLX #232

4/26/2020
South Seneca Superintendent Stephen Parker Zielinski is looking at ways to keep his district whole after this pandemic. It’s already become clear that a major funding loss is en route. So, the district is working to understand what comes next. Here is our full-conversation with Zielinski as he outlines response to the pandemic, and what … Continue reading Discussing the future of rural schools in Upstate NY .::. Inside the FLX #232 →

Discussing the future of work in the Finger Lakes .::. Inside the FLX #233

4/26/2020
The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, or Finger Lakes Works for short, is contending with some of the biggest questions the region faces moving forward. In particular, they are wrestling with questions about workforce makeup following the pandemic. As the economy reopens and people go back to work, Michael Woloson, who serves as Business Services … Continue reading Discussing the future of work in the Finger Lakes .::. Inside the FLX #233 →

Peter Mantius talks Environmental Headlines .::. Inside the FLX #231

4/23/2020
Today on Inside the FLX a conversation with Peter Mantius. He founded The Water Front Online, which is dedicated to reporting on environmental issues in the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, Western New York, and Upstate New York at-large. This week, Mantius gives an update on the four biggest environmental stories of 2020, with the context … Continue reading Peter Mantius talks Environmental Headlines .::. Inside the FLX #231 →

Conversation with Leslie Danks Burke .::. Inside the FLX #229

4/5/2020
When Leslie Danks Burke set out to run for New York State Senate in the 58th District she could not have imagined what this campaign would look like. Even the most-astute politicians have been thrown for a loop by the Coronavirus pandemic. Traditional campaigning has been turned into virtual town hall events — conducted over … Continue reading Conversation with Leslie Danks Burke .::. Inside the FLX #229 →

Duration:00:30:12

Conversation with Jeff Ludwig of The Seward House Museum .::. Inside the FLX #228

4/4/2020
The Seward House in Auburn, New York is an historic landmark. It’s a space that serves a major role in local history, as well as American history. The Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 has made running a museum and local landmark a challenge, but those who carry on the legacy haven’t given up. Jeff Ludwig, who … Continue reading Conversation with Jeff Ludwig of The Seward House Museum .::. Inside the FLX #228 →

Duration:00:18:53

Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate .::. Inside the FLX #226

3/12/2020
Michael Kracker has been leading the business advocacy group Unshackle Upstate for several years. He’s been a guest on Inside the FLX before, and this week, he’s in the FingerLakes1.com Studio for another conversation. On Episode #226 Kracker discusses the 2020 proposals, the budget process, and so much more.

Duration:00:27:09

Casey McDonald for Congress .::. Inside the FLX #224

3/8/2020
Romulus resident Casey McDonald announced his candidacy last year. However, he’s been patiently campaigning, talking with residents throughout the region about issues most important to them. Mounting a challenge to an incumbent Congressman can be a challenge, but it’s one McDonald says he’s cut out to achieve. This week on Episode #223 of Inside the … Continue reading Casey McDonald for Congress .::. Inside the FLX #224 →

Duration:00:28:04

Cindy Wade discusses campaign for NYS Assembly .::. Inside the FLX #222

3/5/2020
Former Canandaigua City Councilor Cindy Wade has entered the race for the 131st District. The Republican is looking to succeed longtime Assemblyman and former Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb, who announced his retirement earlier this year. On Episode #222 of the Inside the FLX podcast Wade gives us some insight into her run, and what … Continue reading Cindy Wade discusses campaign for NYS Assembly .::. Inside the FLX #222 →

Duration:00:26:04

A Conversation with Vinnie Esposito .::. Inside the FLX #218

2/27/2020
This week on Inside the FLX a conversation with Vincent Esposito, Finger Lakes Regional Director for Empire State Development. He’s in-studio ahead of a state of the state update, which he gave in Seneca Falls. The discussion focused on economic development, rural communities in the Finger Lakes, success stories in recent years, as well as … Continue reading A Conversation with Vinnie Esposito .::. Inside the FLX #218 →

Duration:00:34:09

Scott Comegys for New York State Assembly .::. Inside the FLX #217

2/25/2020
On episode #217 of Inside the FLX it’s a closer look at another New York State Assembly contest in the Finger Lakes. This one, which is shaping up in the 130th District, where Democrat Scott Comegys is looking to challenge Republican Brian Manktelow, an incumbent from Lyons. He discusses his campaign, the big issues, and … Continue reading Scott Comegys for New York State Assembly .::. Inside the FLX #217 →

Duration:00:33:14

Jeff Shipley for New York State Assembly .::. Inside the FLX #216

2/22/2020
Jeff Shipley is running for New York State Assembly. The president and CEO of the Seneca County Chamber of Commerce announced his candidacy on February 18th and since then, has been actively campaigning ahead of the petition signing process. Shipley visited the FingerLakes1.com Studio to discuss his campaign, the issues he feels most-important for the … Continue reading Jeff Shipley for New York State Assembly .::. Inside the FLX #216 →

Duration:00:29:19

Dr. Scott Noren talks campaign for NY-23 .::. Inside the FLX #214

2/20/2020
On Episode #214 of Inside the FLX it’s a conversation with Congressional Candidate Dr. Scott Noren. He says political parties and affiliation should not be the primary driving force in the electoral process – rather representation should take center stage. He’s looking to elevate the profile of the Southern Tier through his candidacy.

Duration:00:41:18

Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard .::. Inside the FLX #213

2/17/2020
Ontario County is battling odors from the landfill located along 5&20, but that’s hardly the only issue impacting life in the middle of the Finger Lakes. This week on Inside the FLX, we go in-depth on some of the most-pressing issues with Supervisor Lou Guard. He represents part of the city of Geneva on the … Continue reading Geneva City Supervisor Lou Guard .::. Inside the FLX #213 →

Discussing Matt Miller’s campaign for Assembly District #131 .::. Inside the FLX #212

2/14/2020
This week on Inside the FLX – Matthew Miller is in-studio. He’s talking about his campaign for Assembly District #131. The young challenger is taking a broad approach to politics, and working to bring new voices into state policy.

Duration:00:27:57

Allen Connely discusses local ARC merger & Mozaic .::. Inside the FLX #210

1/24/2020
This week on Inside the FLX Allen Connely, CEO of the newly-named MOZAIC (formerly known as the Cayuga-Seneca ARC and Yates ARC) is in-studio discussing the merger that brought on the new name. He talks about the work that went into the change, and how it’s impacting the services provided by the organization.

Duration:00:34:00