Inside the FLX Podcast presented by FL1 News

Inside the FLX Podcast presented by FL1 News

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Josh Durso interviews newsmakers from the Finger Lakes region of Upstate New York


foster care in the Finger Lakes .::. Inside the FLX 6/6/19
Jun 6
Building numbers in the foster care community is a challenge. May was Foster Care Awareness Month, and advocates throughout the region spent it working to raise awareness about the realities of foster care. It’s difficult work. But families that take on…
the New York Wine Industry Association .::. Inside the FLX 5/30/19
May 30 • 32 min
It’s fair to say that the Finger Lakes Region benefits from a stable, advancing wine industry. That’s exactly what the New York Wine Industry Association is aiming to accomplish. The not for profit advocates for stability and advancement of the wine…
VA outreach in rural Upstate New York .::. Inside the FLX 5/16/19
May 16
The United States Department of Veteran Affairs, or VA, tracks a lot of data. It’s a massive entity, serving over 18 million across the country. With sprawling services available – providing access to anyone would be challenging. That said, providing…
the YEA! Program with Students & Facilitators .::. Inside the FLX 5/2/19
May 2
Student engagement isn’t easy – but with a relatively new program, which has seen incredible results within the Finger Lakes – students are learning skills that ready them for the business world locally- and beyond. This week on Inside the FLX, LaToya…
Previewing Taste of Spring with United Way .::. Inside the FLX 4/25/19
Apr 25 • 24 min
Spring is here. We know this because the United Way of Seneca County is gearing up for their annual ‘Taste of Spring’ event, which will be taking place Thursday, May 9th at del Lago Resort & Casino from 5:30 – 8 p.m. While the event is a sure sign of…
the NYS budget with Michael Kracker of Unshackle Upstate .::. Inside the FLX 4/18/19
Apr 18
New York State has adopted a $175.5 billion budget. What does that mean for Upstate New York? Well, it has serious implications – as noted by Unshackle Upstate. Unshackle Upstate advocates on behalf of businesses and trade organizations in Upstate New…
VA health services in the Finger Lakes .::. Inside the FLX 4/11/19
Apr 10
What do you know about the VA Health System? If you’re like a lot of people – particularly not in the VA community – the answer might be not much. That said, there’s a lot to know about the services provided at local VA clinics. Particularly, those in the…
rural development efforts with the USDA .::. Inside the FLX 4/4/19
Apr 4
Rural communities are at a clear disadvantage when it comes to winning economic development contests, like those we frequently see in the news. The Downtown Revitalization Initiative, while something that has proven to be positive for the Finger Lakes –…
John Nabinger discusses campaign for Seneca County District Attorney .::. Inside the FLX 3/28/19
Mar 28 • 32 min
John Nabinger says his greatest quality as a candidate for District Attorney in Seneca County is his fairness and desire to see better for the community. This week Josh Durso caught up with Nabinger to discuss his campaign, the issues, and how he would…
classroom technology, inclusion, and benefits of modern approach to education .::. Inside the FLX 3/7/19
Mar 7
There’s no doubt that technology plays a big role in life, but what about education? While some districts have developed rules to push back against technology – particularly social media – others have embraced it. This week Josh Durso sat down with three…
Christopher Folk talks platform for Seneca County District Attorney .::. Inside the FLX 2/28/19
Feb 28
Christopher Folk says his unique experiences make him the ideal candidate for Seneca County District Attorney. With background in the tech space, plenty of management experience, and time spent in local courts as Waterloo Town Judge – Folk believes one of…
concussions and high school sports .::. Inside the FLX 2/21/19
Feb 21
The State of New Jersey recently made headlines when the state’s high school sports governing body announced major changes to the way football would be handled moving forward. The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association passed a bill that…
Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson .::. Inside the FLX 2/14/19
Feb 14
When Ontario County Sheriff Kevin Henderson succeeded longtime Sheriff Philip Povero, the focus was on transitioning smoothly. Now, more than 50 days after taking office – Sheriff Henderson is establishing himself as a leader, not only locally, but in the…
mental health in rural parts of the Finger Lakes .::. Inside the FLX 2/8/19
Feb 8
In 2018, the CDC produced new, shocking data that showed a 30 percent increase in suicide rates over the last two decades. That increase prompted a lot of discussion, dialogue, and ideas about what could be done differently to improve mental health…
preserving natural resources with Seneca Lake Guardian .::. Inside the FLX 2/3/19
Feb 3
Joseph Campbell and Yvonne Taylor join Josh Durso for a discussion about environmental issues past-and-present. Last year the activists celebrated a big win when Crestwood Midstream, LLC. gave up their multi-year bid to store LPG beneath Seneca Lake. Now,…
the role of the United Way in Seneca County .::. Inside the FLX 1/31/19
Jan 31
How well do you know your community? Each day the United Way of Seneca County has to fight to better understand the community they serve. It’s difficult work – determining where the greatest need is – and attempting to focus some energy and resources to…
success of program to connect students with business community .::. Inside the FLX 1/27/19
Jan 27 • 32 min
How do we help students find success in a modern, and quickly-changing economy? One local school district is working on this question by focusing energy on a program for high schoolers, which they hope to see worked outward to younger students. It…
the Walden Project for students & adults .::. Inside the FLX 1/24/19
Jan 24
How beneficial can alternative education programming – like The Walden Project – be for students who might not succeed in the traditional setting? The answer: Significant. Andy Webster, local founder of the Finger Lakes’ chapter of The Walden Project –…