June 16, 2022 Headlines

From June 26th to July 3rd, Ithaca is hosting its first ever PRIDE Week. According to Tompkins Weekly, community members and visitors are welcome to join the festivities, which will include LQBTQIA+ performances, vendors, drag shows, HIV testing, a walking tour, and more. The Downtown Ithaca Alliance is organizing the event, and it’s the city’s…

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WRFI Launches New Program Schedule

We’ve got some really exciting news here at WRFI. Starting today, June 6, we’re launching a brand new program schedule. The new format that can best be summed up as AM News, PM YOUs! Every morning tune in for hard-hitting independent news and analysis. Then, starting at noon, check out some of the best music…

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Speaking of Migration: Voices of Central American Immigrants

Starting April 6, tune in every other Wednesday at 2pm for “Speaking of Migration.” The program will bring you the voices of Central American immigrants and migrants, their stories, perspectives, and a visions for a more just immigration system and world. Transnational political and economic forces have depleted rural Salvadoran communities, driving Salvadorans to flee…

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Interview: Congressional Candidate Josh Riley (2022-05-12)

Josh Riley is an attorney and a candidate for Congress. WRFI’s George Christopher interviewed him on May 12, 2022. Transcription below. Back to all candidates.   WRFI News Theme music: Alex Reed. Photo: provided.   Transcription of Interview: George Christopher, WRFI 0:21 Hello and welcome to WRFI’s series of candidate interviews. I’m George Christopher. Our…

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Interview: NY State Senate Candidate Lea Webb (2022-05-11)

Lea Webb is a former Binghamton City Councilmember and a candidate for New York State Senate. WRFI’s Fred Balfour interviewed her on May 11, 2022. Transcript below. Back to all candidates. WRFI News Theme music: Alex Reed. Photo: provided.   Transcript of Interview: Fred Balfour, WRFI 0:17 Hello, and welcome to WRFI’s series of candidate…

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