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 email@example.com.
Every 9 seconds in America, a student drops out of school. On this Community Conversation, we'll take a look at the problem of school dropouts in our region, and talk about some of the ways to help keep young people in school.
Dialogue about complex and controversial issues can be a frustrating undertaking. Complicated issues like natural gas drilling or medical research bring out passionate responses from all sides of the issue, and it can be hard to find a deeper understanding of those issues without getting caught up...
The record flooding this month affected tens of thousands of residents in the Southern Tier, with damages in the hundreds of millions of dollars. Two special Community Conversation programs addressed the floods of 2011, with updates from Conklin, Binghamton, Vestal, FEMA and more.