College enrollment decline, residency debated for county jobs, and Cheribundi exits .::. The Debrief #61

What’s up with enrollment declines at area community colleges? What about the Wayne County Board of Supervisors’ decision to hold a vacancy in the District Attorney’s office because of a longtime, and often debated residency requirement?

This week on The Debrief Podcast both of those questions will be explored, as well as the future of economic development – as the region was dealt a blow after Cheribundi announced their exit. An official misconduct charge, which will be dismissed if a highway official in Cayuga County pays a little more than $650 in restitution will also be discussed.

Upstate’s Economy, Committee on Open Government Appointment, and more .::. The Debrief Podcast #60

What were the biggest stories of the week in the Finger Lakes? There are several that have people talking, and this week on Episode #60 of The Debrief Podcast, Ted Baker, Jackie Augustine, and Josh Durso are in-studio breaking it all down.


Cuomo’s Agenda, Kolb’s DWI, and Broadband .::. The Debrief Podcast | Episode #59

This week on The Debrief Podcast: Governor Andrew Cuomo produces a list of agenda items for 2020, the latest reaction from Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb’s DWI arrest earlier in the week, and taking a closer look at the future of broadband in rural parts of the Finger Lakes. Josh Durso, Ted Baker, and Jackie Augustine are in-studio debating it all on The Debrief. Watch below, or listen to the podcast on Spotify or Apple Podcasts.


Discussing criminal justice reform in NYS, a land sale in Geneva, and tax breaks for schools .::. The Debrief Podcast 12/13/19

This week on The Debrief Podcast it was a full-studio. Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker, and Gabriel Pietrorazio debate the latest headlines and stories impacting the Finger Lakes as 2019 draws to a close. Topics discussed include criminal justice reforms that take hold in a couple weeks, the land sale along Seneca Lake in Geneva, and the future of a deal inked by City Council, which binds Hobart and William Smith Colleges to the City for 12 more years.

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