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.

Consolidation is a hot topic these days, one being pushed by Governor Cuomo as a possible solution to the fiscal crisis many local municipalities find themselves in. Whether discussing the consolidation of small towns and villages, or the merger of school districts, residents across New York State...
Massive tornado outbreaks, superstorms, drought and torrential flooding … the damages from natural disasters over the past few years have totaled trillions of dollars. In 2012 alone, the economic cost of superstorm Sandy and the drought that affected much of the Midwest totaled 100 billion...
Noted food author Michael Pollan gives some simple advice: Don't eat anything your great-great-grandmother wouldn't recognize as food. But making food choices in 2013 isn't always that easy. Our grocery store shelves are filled with hundreds of kinds of processed food, overwhelming us...