Crestwood expansion killed, SF rental agreement, and unexpected court closures .::. The Debrief Podcast 7/16/18

Whether it was news that the DEC had killed plans by Crestwood Midstream to store LPG underneath Seneca Lake in abandoned salt caverns, or a controversial rent agreement and arrangement in Seneca Falls – the heat of summer hasn’t slowed political news. Even an unexpected court closure in two high-profile cases in Penn Yan stirred discussion on a range of topics. Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso are back, debating the latest in politics from around the Finger Lakes exclusively on


Clyde Mayor Jerry Fremouw on running for NYS Assembly .::. Inside the FLX 6/13/18

For this candidate it’s all about providing options to voters.

That is why Clyde Mayor Jerry Fremouw is running for consideration in the 130th Assembly District. He announced on Facebook that he would be seeking the job, which will be left behind after 2018 concludes by longtime Assemblyman Bob Oaks.

On Wednesday, Fremouw was in-studio talking about his experience and how it translates to a potential Assembly seat.

Listen to the full-conversation with Mayor Fremouw in the video window below:


Suicide rates up significantly, future of Butler Correctional & Geneva’s contractual problem .::. The Debrief Podcast 6/13/18

The hosts of the Debrief Podcast are tackling the biggest stories in the Finger Lakes over the last two weeks. Hosts Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso break down the latest in the search for Geneva’s next city manager, city contracts that could impact one elected official’s future, as well as new data released by the Centers for Disease Control regarding mental health and suicide.


Here’s a full-list of the stories discussed on Episode #24 of the program:

Geneva’s search for the next city manager continues (Geneva Believer)

Geneva City Hall contracts create controversy for one councilor (Geneva Believer)

CDC’s Vital Signs reporting showcases public health epidemic

Schuyler County opposes $365M incinerator (FL1)

Newark & Seneca Falls are finalists in Downtown Revitalization Initiative (Finger Lakes Times)

Butler Correctional Facility faces uncertain future, years later (WHEC)

Brittany’s Law, Eric Schneiderman & Text Messages at Meetings .::. The Debrief Podcast 5/24/18

On Thursday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso tackle a number of political stories impacting the Finger Lakes. Brittany’s Law, former Attorney General Eric Schneidermann, the Geneva City Manager search process, and so much more.

Get caught up and watch the podcast below!