On episode #85 of the Inside the FLX podcast Josh Durso was joined by Steve Griffin, CEO of the Finger Lakes Economic Development Center, who discussed the prospect of driving more development in the region. In particular, the FLEDC is tasked with fostering development in Yates County. They serve as the County’s Industrial Development Agency, but the job isn’t solely about tax incentives. Instead, the entity serves as a facilitator between current and potential businesses, and the community.
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How big a deal is weather hype in the world of forecasting?
Well for anyone who has seen or experienced those over-hyped forecasts, it can be a challenge. It interferes with plans, creates unneessary worry, and all the while — does so for the gain of clicks, traffic, or recognition.
For forecasters like FLX Weather Founder and Meteorologist Drew Montreuil combating against ‘weather hype’ has become a mantra. It fuels the business venture he started over a decade ago, which has grown into one of the largest, most-trusted sources for forecasting in the region.
On Friday, Montreuil was in-studio talking about forecasting, the challenges around it, weather hype, and even some changes to the National Weather Service warning system.
On Thursday’s edition of the Inside the FLX podcast the individual tasked with leading Cayuga County’s largest governing body – was in-studio talking about elections, the budget process, infrastructure, environmental issues, as well as the prospect of being excluded in a ‘disaster declaration’ from the White House.
Keith Batman, Chairman of the Cayuga County Legislature, who recently won re-election to continue serving District 7 is passionate about the place he serves and calls home.
On Episode #83 of the Inside the FLX Podcast Yates County Legislature Chairman Dr. Tim Dennis joined Josh Durso to discuss a wide range of topics. The discussion included thoughts on the recent election, ongoing economic development efforts, as well as his thoughts on some regional environmental issues.