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Coming up on Connections: Tuesday, June 6, 2023

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First hour: Primary candidates for Monroe County Family Court Judge

Second hour: What do you need to know about composting?

We continue our series of conversations with candidates running in the June primary. This hour, we talk with candidates for Monroe County Family Court Judge. Our guests discuss their backgrounds and experience, and answer your questions about their priorities for the bench. Our guests:

  • Maroun Ajaka
  • Maria Cubillos-Reed
  • Kristine Demo-Vazquez

*Dandrea Ruhlmann is also on the ballot, but did not respond to invitations to join this discussion.

Then in our second hour, have you ever wanted to try composting? Whether you join a local composting program or start your own composting project at home, our guests will walk you through what you need to know. What can and cannot be composted? What are the benefits of composting? Our guests this hour answer our questions and yours. In studio:

  • Marci Muller, horticulture team leader at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County
  • Sue Nolan, master gardener and volunteer at Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County
  • Anne E. Spaulding, manager of environmental quality for the City of Rochester
  • Karen St. Aubin, director of the Bureau of Operations for the City of Rochester's Department of Environmental Services
Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.
Megan Mack is the executive producer of "Connections with Evan Dawson" and live/televised engagement programming.