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UPDATE: ALL TRAININGS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CURRENT HEALTH CRISIS. THANKS FOR YOUR OVERWHELMING INTEREST! STAY TUNED FOR YOUR NEXT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN TO MAKE GREAT LOCAL RADIO! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a DJ? Or maybe you’d like to try your hand at community journalism. Got…Read More
2019 Fall Premium Preview: Ripple Effect Our waterways will always define our area—more than hotel and luxury housing development, more than traffic jams, more than politics or the culture wars. The 2019 “Ripple Effect” logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious…Read More
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New York now has over 44,000 of coronavirus cases state-wide, according to New York Governor Cuomo. There is one confirmed case of the virus in Schuyler County, according to county officials. In Tompkins County, there are 48 confirmed cases of COVID-19. The Tompkins County Health Department says nearly 1200 COVID-19 tests have been administered locally,…Read More
New York State’s total number of positive COVID-19 cases has reached over 37,000, according to the state department of health. According to the Governor, New York is doing more tests — now up to 18,650 tests per day. A quarter of all tests in the country have reportedly been done in New York. As of…Read More
The Tompkins County Health Department has announced a confirmed COVID-19 case in a food worker in Ithaca. The individual worked two shifts at Mango Mango Dessert, located at 159 Dryden Rd., in Ithaca. The health department is asking that if you ate at Mango Mango Dessert Saturday, March 14 from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM…Read More
In a press conference Monday morning, Governor Cuomo announced that he will sign an emergency order that hospitals must double their bed capacity to account for the number of people who will need treatment for COVID-19, reports the Times Union. New York state now has over 20,000 cases of the novel coronavirus as of this…Read More
A new executive order dubbed “New York State on PAUSE” by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo will make sweeping changes effective Sunday at 8pm. The New York Times reports that gatherings of any size deemed “Nonessential” are banned. 100% of the workforce must stay home, excluding essential services. The state classified essential businesses as the…Read More