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 prospect of hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in New York has highlighted a complex debate between two camps: those that support the economic benefits that gas drilling may bring to the region, and those who are concerned that the environmental impact of gas drilling will harm the natural...
Many cities and towns across the Southern Tier are dealing with urban blight and brownfields. Municipal planners are working on ways to address these issues, and looking for ways to transform brownfields and rundown neighborhoods into an economic opportunity for the entire community. Crystal...
Every day, an active-duty soldier is discharged from the military and returns home to start a new part of his or her life. Some return because their service has ended, others because of injuries obtained while serving. All of them will face a period of readjustment to civilian life.   Crystal...