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.

Agriculture is big business in New York state, generating billions of dollars in revenue through different crop and dairy farms. But one fact that the average consumer may not be aware of is how much the agriculture industry relies on migrant workers to help harvest and process those crops....
With the beginning of the school year, we turn our attention to online interaction. The school-age generation is growing up communicating with friends and others via the web, and on this Community Conversation we take a look at the benefits and potential dangers. How do we educate ourselves and our...
The rate of childhood obesity continues to rise, with 1 out of 3 children now considered to be overweight or obese. It's been estimated that 30 percent of boys and 40 percent of girls born in the United States are at risk of being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at some point in their lives....