This week on The Debrief Podcast – Josh Durso and Ted Baker break down the latest headlines from around the region. The two discuss rent control advocacy across the state, a vacant Geneva City Council seat, access to high speed broadband (and the implications), as well as a veto power proposal that would give new … Continue reading Affordable Housing, Incinerator Bill Status, and Access to Broadband .::. The Debrief Podcast 5/17/19 →
This week on The Debrief Podcast – Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso debate the future of rural school districts, as a FingerLakes1.com exclusive shows significant declines in student enrollment across the Finger Lakes. The duo also discusses the latest from Geneva City Council’s Tuesday session to find a Ward 6 Councilor; and the future of … Continue reading Discussing Geneva City Council Ward 6, Decline of Students in FLX, and Veto Power Law .::. The Debrief Podcast 5/8/19 →
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 ended that campaign, returning to the work that led him to the decision that would be to run for City … Continue reading Discussing the future of Geneva with Jim Meaney .::. The Debrief Podcast 4/20/19 →
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 will be discussed on this week’s Debrief Podcast presented by FingerLakes1.com. Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine are in-studio breaking … Continue reading Misso to challenge Katko, Geneva City Council Vacancy, and SF Resolution .::. The Debrief Podcast 4/5/19 →
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 as a state budget gets closer, the future of plastic and paper bags, as well as changes at a local … Continue reading Controversy in Seneca Falls, plastic bags leaving NY, and changes at a local casino .::. The Debrief Podcast 3/29/19 →
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 discuss the expansion of a single-use plastic bag ban, and what the future of college admissions could look like after … Continue reading Discussing the Mentz lagoon, future of landfills, and local election results .::. The Debrief Podcast 3/20/19 →
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 playing out across the region. The two discuss a pair of censured judges from Wayne County, a familiar contested race … Continue reading Proposal to ban supervised injection sites across NYS, local judges censured, and a closer look at local races .::. The Debrief Podcast 3/1/19 →
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 petition passing in a couple weeks, and the legislature’s sexual harassment hearings. The duo also break down the ever-present discussion … Continue reading Discussing upcoming elections, law changes with implication locally .::. The Debrief Podcast 2/13/19 →
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 joined by Ted Baker, host of Finger Lakes Morning News on WGVA, and WAUB to discuss all of the headlines … Continue reading Discussing Bloomfield fire, Red Jacket Orchard migrant workers, and Stan’s closure .::. The Debrief Podcast 2/1/19 →
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 for New York State as they move toward a number of progressive legislative pieces. Here are the stories, topics, and … Continue reading Cuomo signs big changes into law, Geneva gets back to basics, and ethics in politics .::. The Debrief Podcast 1/25/19 →
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 month. They will also take a close look at the policy that could come out of the recently-started legislative session, … Continue reading Discussing civic engagement, Trailblazers PAC in FLX .::. The Debrief Podcast 1/11/19 →
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 Ted Baker sit down to discuss what was, and what will be in the world of politics moving forward. .
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 headlines. Stories discussed on the podcast: – Contract negotiations in Wayne County for deputies; – Job Ghosting and who’s to … Continue reading Police staffing concerns, NY’s population loss, and Facebook flounders .::. The Debrief Podcast 12/20/18 →
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 intersection in the Town of Geneva, as well as development at the former Huntington Building. The duo also discussed the … Continue reading Discussing Christmas tunes, pay raises for legislators, and Huntington Building .::. The Debrief 12/19/18 →
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 headlines in the last several weeks. Stories and topics discussed on the program: – Carcinogenic chemicals plaguing Hoosick Falls rampant … Continue reading Discussing CAFOs, HABs, the Seneca Army Depot, and Greenidge .::. The Debrief 11/30/18 →
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 the Finger Lakes. Watch the program below or listen to the audio-only podcast. Watch the Program .
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 on FingerLakes1.TV and FL1 Radio: .
On Episode #35 of The Debrief Podcast Ted Baker, of Finger Lakes Morning News, joins Josh Durso in-studio to talk about the latest Election Week headlines, some results with local races, and what comes next for a divided electorate. Watch or listen below: .
Closing in on Election Day – the region is preparing for one of the most-consequential midterm elections in recent memory. A number of key, high-profile races are heating up, and tightening up in the hours leading up to the moment when voters take to the polls and cast all-important votes. On this week’s episode of … Continue reading Biggest races, the latest polls, and financial reports ahead of Election Day .::. The Debrief Podcast 11/4/18 →