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Judy’s Day at Cornell Plantations

by WRFI News Staff on September 22, 2016

Esther Racoosin speaks with Diane Miske, Visitor Services Coordinator at Cornell Plantations, about the upcoming festival, Judy’s Day.  This year the festival theme is “Food Plants of the Americas”.  Miske speaks about the various foods, games, stories and events that will be featured.  For more information, go to: http://www.cornellplantations.org/learning/youth-programs/judys-day

This interview aired on the September 22nd edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Speaking About “Storm Country,” a Headphone Play

September 13, 2016

Samuel Buggeln, artistic director for the Cherry Arts Artspace, talks with Lori Sonken about the Ithaca production, Storm Country, running September 9-11 and September 16-18, 2016. This interview aired on September 13, 2016.

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Nancy Malina on Nutritious Foods for Students-September 6th, 2016

September 6, 2016

Esther Racoosin talks with Certified Nutrition Specialist Nancy Malina about how caregivers can provide healthy meals for busy students getting ready to return to school this week.  She also talks about nutrition workshops offered at the Cornell Cooperative Extension.  For more information, listeners can visit this link to workshops: http://ccetompkins.org/food

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Celebrating Labor Day with Awards from the Tompkins County Workers Center

September 6, 2016

Pete Myers discusses the Verizon Strike, Cornell Graduate Students United’s efforts to organize, raising the minimum wage in Central New York and other labor issues affecting Tompkins County workers. This interview with WRFI’s Lori Sonken aired on Labor Day, September 5, 2016.

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Jennifer Tavares about Pledge4Ithaca-August 30th, 2016

August 30, 2016

Esther Racoosin speaks with Jennifer Tavares, spokesperson for the Pledge4Ithaca project, which is dedicated to protect children from sexual assault.  They talk about how the project was set up, the mission of the organization and how the community can get involved. This interview originally aired on the August 30th, 2016 edition of WRFI community radio […]

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IHS Associate Principals Speak

August 24, 2016

As part of a series of ‘meet and greet’ events, Associate Principles Martha Hardesty, Tim Harrington, and Krystal Sessoms introduce themselves and speak about their goals for Ithaca High School and the coming school year.  Interview conducted by Aron Gutman at Southside Community Center.

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URO: Ultimate Reentry Opportunity

August 24, 2016

Ultimate Reentry Opportunity is holding a conference on Thursday, August 25th from 2-6pm at The Space at Greenstar.  The event is free and open to the public with a free dinner catered by JLA Catering.  At the conference the public can hear personal stories and other information from local and out-of-town speakers about the challenges […]

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