As Thanksgiving approaches all eyes are on the regional situation, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to play out at full-speed. Governor Andrew Cuomo got into a verbal spat with reporters on Wednesday — prompting criticism in some circles. He hammered on law enforcement around the state who say they will not enforce private gathering restrictions imposed by New York State. Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss all of the biggest headlines.
Election Day is a week behind us, but that doesn’t mean results are final. While we did get some updated information on a couple local races Monday, big questions remain – like will a smooth transition of power occur? On a special mid-week edition of The Weekend Debrief – Josh Durso and Ted Baker answer listener submitted questions from local elections, discuss the micro-cluster mitigation strategy announced for parts of the region, and look at the future of policing and PILOT programs.
A closer look at upcoming elections with big time local implications, a discussion about the future of medicine after an announcement by Finger Lakes Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center that they would be working together, and the controversial story about an Auburn family that was told they would need to return to the school district if they wanted to continue learning (remotely or otherwise) in their hometown.
FingerLakes1.com News Director Josh Durso is joined in-studio by Finger Lakes Morning News Host Ted Baker (on Finger Lakes News Radio) inside the FL1 Studio.
The duo also discusses Governor Andrew Cuomo’s recent flip-flopping on travel restrictions to neighboring states. He said this week that it’s possible the state scrap the 14-day quarantine mandate, and move toward something ‘testing-based’. A handful of local businesses were fined $50 in Cayuga County, too. What about the COVID cluster linked to block parties in Ontario County and the future of one local fire department in Seneca County? All of those topics, and more are up for discussion on The Weekend Debrief presented by FL1 News.
It’s been a long summer for local municipalities that are struggling to adapt to COVID-19 budget issues. However, we’re getting closer to final budgets in many of them. What’s happening here?
Also, the latest on a series of headlines from the regional response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Josh Durso and Ted Baker discuss on this week’s episode of the Weekend Debrief.
What happens over the next several weeks will likely play a big role in what the extended fall- and winter- months will look like in the Finger Lakes. Schools are back in session, college campuses are welcoming back students, and businesses are trying more than ever to make a go of things.
This week on The Weekend Debrief, Ted Baker and Josh Durso break down the biggest headlines from the last two weeks, look ahead to the fall, and discuss the policies that have moved New York forward during the Coronavirus Pandemic.
What sports will return this fall? Will school bounce back like federal officials want it to? And how about enforcement of mask policies? This week we’re tackling the biggest headlines and questions — COVID-related and otherwise — from the FL1 Newsroom.
We are living through a moment in history. It’s a phrase we’ve heard plenty of over the last few months. The Weekend Debrief tackles the headlines of the week, and does a little looking forward – as the region prepares to move into ‘Phase 4’ of economic reopening.
As anti-racism protests grip communities around the region, state, and country people are wrestling with systemic injustices, and the best ways to address them. There are also school board and budget elections coming up, as well as primary contests that will take place in late-June. Today on The Weekend Debrief, Ted Baker and Josh Durso break it all down – going through the headlines that were, and the ones that will be as things move forward.
The Weekend Debrief brings Josh Durso, Ted Baker, and Todd Elzey together to talk about the week’s headlines, including continuing coverage of local board meetings, which during the Coronavirus Pandemic have been difficult for the public to access.
On this edition of The Weekend Debrief – the panel discusses a series of interesting headlines, as the state and region navigates its way toward reopening. Ted Baker and Josh Durso break down the biggest headlines of the week.
The Weekly Debrief is back with another edition, focusing on the potential outcomes of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Josh Durso and Ted Baker will break down some of the biggest stories of the week with long-term implications.
As more cases of the Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 are confirmed around the region – questions loom about the rate of testing. Also, the region is getting ready to celebrate the Easter holiday without friends and family. Josh Durso and Ted Baker break down the week’s biggest stories, and look ahead to another week living this ‘new normal’.