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 enforcement around the state who say they will not enforce private gathering restrictions … Continue reading Budget re-votes, Cuomo lashes out, local health officials frustrated .::. The Weekend Debrief 11/19/20 →
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 about an Auburn family that was told they would need to return to … Continue reading COVID fines on local biz, FLH/URMC partnership, and Auburn students dismissal .::. The Weekend Debrief 10/22/20 →
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 a series of headlines from the regional response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss on this … Continue reading Budgeting, COVID-19, and Greenidge .::. The Weekend Debrief 9/24/20 →
What happens over the next several weeks will likely play a big role in what the extended fall- and winter- months will look like in the Finger Lakes. Schools are back in session, college campuses are welcoming back students, and businesses are trying more than ever to make a go of things. This week on … Continue reading HS sports, back to school, and the future of media in question? .::. The Weekend Debrief 8/27/20 →
What sports will return this fall? Will school bounce back like federal officials want it to? And how about enforcement of mask policies? This week we’re tackling the biggest headlines and questions — COVID-related and otherwise — from the FL1 Newsroom.
As anti-racism protests grip communities around the region, state, and country people are wrestling with systemic injustices, and the best ways to address them. There are also school board and budget elections coming up, as well as primary contests that will take place in late-June. Today on The Weekend Debrief, Ted Baker and Josh Durso … Continue reading Protests, rallies, and upcoming votes .::. The Weekend Debrief 6/5/20 →
On this edition of The Weekend Debrief – the panel discusses a series of interesting headlines, as the state and region navigates its way toward reopening. Ted Baker and Josh Durso break down the biggest headlines of the week.
The Weekly Debrief is back with another edition, focusing on the potential outcomes of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Josh Durso and Ted Baker will break down some of the biggest stories of the week with long-term implications.
As more cases of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 are confirmed around the region – questions loom about the rate of testing. Also, the region is getting ready to celebrate the Easter holiday without friends and family. Josh Durso and Ted Baker break down the week’s biggest stories, and look ahead to another week living … Continue reading Debating COVID coverage & the biggest headlines .::. The Weekly Debrief 4/10/20 →
This week on The Debrief Podcast, a breakdown of the most-asked questions we received in the newsroom since the Novel Coronavirus outbreak began in New York. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss, and look forward to a potentially permanently changed region.
This week on The Debrief Podcast the team breaks down the latest headlines including results from Super Tuesday, coverage of the leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation, possible changes in the city of Geneva, as well as changes that one host believes should come to the town of Seneca Falls.
This week it’s all about YOUR questions. We’ve been collecting reader and listener questions for the last two weeks on Facebook and Twitter. Now, those questions are being broken down on Episode #62 of the Debrief Podcast. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss. Watch/Listen below or check the podcast out on your favorite streaming platform … Continue reading Reader questions, sludge processing facility, and more .::. The Debrief Podcast #62 →
What’s up with enrollment declines at area community colleges? What about the Wayne County Board of Supervisors’ decision to hold a vacancy in the District Attorney’s office because of a longtime, and often debated residency requirement? This week on The Debrief Podcast both of those questions will be explored, as well as the future of … Continue reading College enrollment decline, residency debated for county jobs, and Cheribundi exits .::. The Debrief #61 →
What were the biggest stories of the week in the Finger Lakes? There are several that have people talking, and this week on Episode #60 of The Debrief Podcast, Ted Baker, Jackie Augustine, and Josh Durso are in-studio breaking it all down. .
This week on The Debrief Podcast: Governor Andrew Cuomo produces a list of agenda items for 2020, the latest reaction from Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb’s DWI arrest earlier in the week, and taking a closer look at the future of broadband in rural parts of the Finger Lakes. Josh Durso, Ted Baker, and Jackie … Continue reading Cuomo’s Agenda, Kolb’s DWI, and Broadband .::. The Debrief Podcast | Episode #59 →
This week on The Debrief Podcast it was a full-studio. Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker, and Gabriel Pietrorazio debate the latest headlines and stories impacting the Finger Lakes as 2019 draws to a close. Topics discussed include criminal justice reforms that take hold in a couple weeks, the land sale along Seneca Lake in … Continue reading Discussing criminal justice reform in NYS, a land sale in Geneva, and tax breaks for schools .::. The Debrief Podcast 12/13/19 →
This week on The Debrief Podcast it’s all about elections; and the decisions voters have before them next week. Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker, and Gabe Pietrorazio are all in-studio for a deep dive into the biggest races, early voting, and the trends seen over the last few weeks. .
This week on The Debrief Podcast host Josh Durso is joined by Ted Baker of Finger Lakes Morning News on Finger Lakes News Radio; and Peter Mantius of The Water Front Online. The trio are set to discuss a number of topics and headlines, including the latest on a race for Schuyler County Court Judge; … Continue reading Election news, new economic development, and more for the FLX .::. The Debrief Podcast 9/27/19 →
Summer is nearly over, but that only means that things are getting busier in the FL1 Studio. This week, Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker, and Josh Durso are in-studio breaking down the last two week’s biggest headlines. Topics up for discussion on this week’s podcast include: – The latest on the Huntington Building in Seneca Falls; … Continue reading Discussing workforce development, housing, new state laws ion the books .::. The Debrief Podcast 8/28/19 →
This week on The Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso is joined by Jackie Augustine and Ted Baker to discuss the week’s biggest headlines. The trio will discuss the latest on the waste-elimination efforts in Ontario County; the future of a galvanizing plant at the former Seneca Army Depot; a recently-filled Geneva City Council seat; the latest … Continue reading Discussing the Musselman, Cuomo’s battle with Con Ed, and MORE .::. The Debrief Podcast 7/17/19 →