Kyle Barnhart, while not a Democrat in affiliation, will be running on the top line of this November’s election in Lodi, New York. Barnhart currently serves as mayor in the Village of Lodi; and wants to bring renewed focus to village, town, and county representation by serving as Town Supervisor if elected. He sits down with Josh Durso on Inside the FLX to discuss the issues.
What’s up with all the algae?
While experts and scientists battle with the ‘what’ is causing dozens of blooms each summer in lakes around the region – spotters with one volunteer organization are putting in the work to alert residents about harmful algae blooms; and where they pop up. Seneca Lake Pure Waters Association is that organization, and Frank DiOrio was in-studio this week discussing the HAB season, as it draws to a close.
“There’s still plenty to watch on Seneca Lake; and as HAB season comes to a close, that’s where we shift our attention,” explained DiOrio who was featured in this week’s Sunday Conversation presented by FingerLakes1.com. “But we’re not going to stop. We’ll work throughout the winter to improve our reporting processes and efforts for next summer and fall.”
W. Casey McDonald is running for Congress. The Republican says his challenge to incumbent Rep. Tom Reed is based on the things he’s observed over the last several years. While challenging an incumbent comes with difficulties, he’s optimistic that with the support of the 23rd Congressional District – he will be able to mount a winning primary; and general election campaign.
This week, McDonald was in-studio talking about his campaign.
Mark Benjamin is running for Town Supervisor.
This week on Inside the FLX, Benjamin was in-studio discussing the issues and opportunities the Town of Lodi has to grow and become more sustainable for taxpayers in 2020. If elected in November, he will succeed longtime Supervisor Lee Davidson.
Check out Episode #187 of Inside the FLX below on YouTube, or listen to the podcast in the player above, or on your favorite streaming service like Spotify.