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FLX Welcome Center, Plastic Straws, & Racial Bias in Policing .::. The Debrief Podcast 9/18/18

As fall approaches, the election season is heating up. Primaries are over, and there is plenty to discuss on this week’s edition of The Debrief Podcast.

Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso break down the following headlines:

Primary results across New York State (New York Times)
Controversy and fallout surrounding investigation into FLX Welcome Center (Geneva Believer / News10NBC)
Canandaigua officials consider banning plastic straws (News10NBC)
Racial bias in local policing (D&C)
How does the City of Geneva deal with foreclosures? (Finger Lakes Times)

Watch the program exclusively on FingerLakes1.TV below, or check out the audio-only version available later today.


David Ettman, Esq. talks campaign for judge in Seneca County .::. Inside the FLX 9/7/18

On Friday, local attorney David Ettman talked about his campaign for judge in Seneca County – just days before Thursday’s primary. Over the next several days – conversations with all three candidates vying to succeed longtime Seneca County Judge Dennis Bender will be published on

Ettman cited his diverse experience, time spent practicing in the local community, and his strong desire to continue working for the people and judicial system as major campaign drivers. The Varick Town Judge has also practiced throughout Seneca County, and in the surrounding area.

Listen to the entire conversation on Inside the FLX below, or listen to the audio only version below the video window:


Primary preview, new county manager, and missing work .::. Debrief Podcast 9/5/18

On the latest edition of the Debrief Podcast Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine tackle a wealth of topics, including those highlighted below the video window.


Governor’s debate excludes Upstate New York; and broadcast issues take center stage

Seneca Co. names Mitch Rowe as ‘Interim Manager’

Sen. Tom O’Mara gets paid as a lawyer by communities he represents

Officials voice concerns over Ontario supervisor missing meetings

– Seneca Falls employee gets significant raise amid concerns about residency

Sheriff Candidate Bob Green on the Issues .::. Inside the FLX 8/31/18

Ontario County Sheriff Candidate Bob Green touts experience, compassion, and commitment as driving forces behind his campaign.

The Ontario County resident has a diverse background across the first responder spectrum, and talked about how that experience matches up with the job he hopes to fill.

Green was the latest to join Josh Durso inside the studio talking about his campaign, goals, and upcoming primary contest on September 13th.