Tag Archives: Jackie Augustine

Cayuga Nation, Geneva government, and primary politics .::. The Debrief Podcast 3/6/20

This week on The Debrief Podcast the team breaks down the latest headlines including results from Super Tuesday, coverage of the leadership dispute within the Cayuga Nation, possible changes in the city of Geneva, as well as changes that one host believes should come to the town of Seneca Falls.

FingerLakes1.com Election Night LIVE 2019

Live coverage of the vote in the Finger Lakes on Election Night 2019. Join the FingerLakes1.com News Team LIVE in-studio breaking down results, discussing storylines as they develop, and looking at the long-term implications of Tuesday’s elections.


Discussing workforce development, housing, new state laws ion the books .::. The Debrief Podcast 8/28/19

Summer is nearly over, but that only means that things are getting busier in the FL1 Studio. This week, Jackie Augustine, Ted Baker, and Josh Durso are in-studio breaking down the last two week’s biggest headlines.

Topics up for discussion on this week’s podcast include:

– The latest on the Huntington Building in Seneca Falls;
– The Finger Lakes Workforce Development Center, which officials say will be built in Downtown Rochester;
– The new law signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo requiring that Industrial Development Agency meetings be live-streamed;
– Latest on the Red Flag Law and Child Victims Act;
– As well as the constant-pitch of ‘mixed use’ in local development, and the implications of that term.


Discussing the Mentz lagoon, future of landfills, and local election results .::. The Debrief Podcast 3/20/19

This week on The Debrief Podcast – hosts Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso discuss the future of communities that struggle to find or identify candidates willing to run for, and hold local office. They also discuss the expansion of a single-use plastic bag ban, and what the future of college admissions could look like after a scandal was uncovered. They also discussed a controversial lagoon, which some say has been accepting illicit waste, beyond its legal permit.

Watch the show below, or listen to the podcast on your favorite streaming platform – like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play Music, or TuneIn.


Cuomo signs big changes into law, Geneva gets back to basics, and ethics in politics .::. The Debrief Podcast 1/25/19

This week on The Debrief Podcast a number of state measures, that have either been proposed or signed into law are discussed. Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine look at the biggest issues that lie ahead for New York State as they move toward a number of progressive legislative pieces.

Here are the stories, topics, and questions discussed on this week’s program:

Cuomo signs early-voting into law on Thursday
The LLC loophole gets closed … or does it?
Cuomo proposes banning mugshots and police reports
Teacher evaluations changing in New York
Cuomo signs Reproductive Health Act into law
Fallout continues from proposal to gut AIM
– What should happen to the assets of convicted politicians?
– Geneva getting back to basics of Comprehensive Plan

Watch the program LIVE below, or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or on the TuneIn App:


Amazon HQ, Penn Yan DRI, and Auburn’s Rental Registry .::. The Debrief Podcast 11/16/18

This week on The Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso break down the latest headlines from a busy week in local, regional, and state politics.

Here’s a look at the stories up for discussion exclusively on FingerLakes1.TV and FL1 Radio:


Cuts in Seneca Falls, lawsuit filed in Canandaigua, and tragedy in Schoharie .::. The Debrief Podcast 10/10/18

This week on the newly re-launched Debrief – hosts Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine talk about the changes coming to the now-weekly program exclusively on FingerLakes1.TV and FL1 Radio – as well as the latest headlines in the Finger Lakes.


Women’s Marches, Tom Reed & Fake News .::. The Debrief Podcast 1/26/18

On Episode #17 of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso debate the marches held around the U.S., and in Seneca Falls last weekend, as well as answer listener questions about Rep. Tom Reed, and the issue of ‘fake news’ in the local media landscape.

Geneva, Matt Horn, College Safety & Incinerators .::. Debrief Podcast 12/11/17

On this edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso discussed a wide-range of headlines that have hit residents over the last two weeks.

Geneva City Manager Matt Horn’s abrupt resignation from his leadership post, the waiving of a residency requirement in Geneva for the police chief, a controversial incinerator project in Romulus, as well as safety on college campuses. The duo also tackles a controversial federal funding opportunity that a Canandaigua restaurant qualified for after a fire ravaged their facility this summer.


Election Season Ends, Budget Struggles & Disaster Declaration .::. Debrief Podcast 10/25/2017

On Wednesday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso dive into election results, ballot measures, the budget process in Seneca Falls as the Town Board weighs usage of landfill revenue, a newly hired Director of Public Works in Seneca County, and disaster declaration along the shores of Lake Ontario.


Election Night LIVE 2017 .::. FingerLakes1.com 11/7/17

Josh Durso, Jackie Augustine & Jim Sinicropi were live inside the all-new FingerLakes1.com Studio on Election Night for results, reaction, interviews and analysis from Tuesday’s vote in Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne and Yates Counties. Hear from Seneca Falls Town Supervisor Greg Lazzaro, successful Seneca Falls Town Council candidate Doug Avery, Geneva City Supervisor candidates Lou Guard &  Dom Vedora and Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch.


Kolb’s run for governor, heated races for District Attorney .::. The Debrief Podcast 9/8/17

On Friday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast, Josh Durso and Jackie Augustine discussed the latest developments in a potential gubernatorial run by one Upstate Assemblyman, the latest loss for Seneca Meadows over their Waterloo clay mine, and several heated races for District Attorney in the Finger Lakes.