Community Conversation

Community Conversation, a production of WSKG Public Radio, is a live "town hall" forum exploring topics of interest and importance in our local communities. It airs bi-weekly on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. Call or email with your questions: 1-888-359-9754 or communityconversation@wskg.org.

The way our communities are designed – especially our suburbs – has a huge effect on our health. Obesity, asthma, diabetes and heart-disease are all aggravated by the automobile-centric way we live our lives. Suburban isolation puts people in food deserts, and can play a role in...
We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But for kids, skipping breakfast can lead to poor cognitive and physical development, increased obesity rates, and poor performance in school. Kellogg's Breakfast in America Survey: Key Findings While more than half...
Six months ago, the floodwaters still covered many parts of the Southern Tier. The record flooding affected thousands of people and homes. Six months later, many people are still not able to live in their homes – and some never will again. Others have started the process of rebuilding their...