Whether it’s continued growth on the economic development front, or expanding on broadband access – the news for the Yates County Legislature has been overwhelmingly positive. Newly-selected Yates County Legislature Chairman Doug Paddock is in-studio talking about the future of the county he leads, the biggest challenges they face in 2018, and what taxpayers can expect with new leadership.
It’s already become a competitive battle for New York’s 23rd Congressional District.
Linda Andrei, M.D., is seeking to unseat Congressman Tom Reed. However, she has a primary to win first in June. She joins Josh Durso to talk about the ups- and downs- of campaigning, as well as her top issues as she looks forward in New York’s 23rd District.
Leslie Danks Burke has dedicated herself to leading the way for transparent government.
When she founded Trailblazers PAC her mission was to deliver a message of transparency in local government. While her organization does not focus on state-level officials – they work to educate, and champion political candidates who are seeking local office.
Now, an event coming up on Tuesday, April 17th will put it all to music. ‘Front Porch Politics, a Dinner Theater by Rachel Lampert’ will take place at Club 86 in Geneva. The event will run from 5:15 – 7:30 p.m. and funds raised will go to candidates running transparent campaigns for public office.
The rise of social media has changed the way the world communicates.
In 2004, Facebook was founded in a college dorm. There weren’t a lot of users, and the most-dominant social media platform in the 2000s was Myspace. All of that has changed. There are over 3 billion active social media accounts online, and in two quarters of 2017 – more than 121 million accounts were added.
Responsible usage on those platforms has become a challenge. In the early days of the Internet – anonymous chats and forums were the dominant platform for communicating online. Now, Facebook has allowed users to feel comfortable and confident sharing their thoughts and opinions online.
On Monday, March 26th at 6:30 p.m. the Seneca Falls Central School District will host an event for parents teaching and promoting responsible social media usage.
Previewing that event, Superintendent Bob McKeveny, and others were in-studio talking about the impacts social media has on students and parents.