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Coming up on Connections: Friday, October 29


First hour: Candidates for Monroe County Court

Second hour: Candidates for Rochester City Council, part 6; Ghost stories and spiritualism in Western New YorkWe continue our conversations with candidates for judicial seats. This hour, we hear from candidates for Monroe County Court. There are five candidates running for three seats. We talk with them about the role of a county court judge, as well as their platforms and experience. Our guests:

  • Julie Cianca
  • Julie Hahn
  • Caroline Edwards-Morrison
  • Marty McCarthy
  • Douglas Randall

Then in our second hour, we begin with a conversation with Rochester City Council candidate Ann Lewis. We talk with her about her platform and priorities. Our guest:

  • Ann Lewis

Then, ghost stories and spiritualism in Western New York! We end the week with a pre-Halloween conversation about folklore and legends in Rochester. Our guests:

  • Hannah Davis, professor of practice at RIT and founding director of Flower City Folk
  • Miriam Zinter, storyteller, writer, and comic
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.