Interview: NY 22nd Congressional District Candidate Vanessa Fajans-Turner (2022-04-27)

Venessa Fajans-Turner is the Executive Director of national non-profit BankFWD and a candidate for the newly redistricted (and disputed) 22nd NY congressional district. WRFI’s Fred Balfour interviewed her on April 27, 2022. Back to all candidates. WRFI News Theme music: Alex Reed. Photo: provided.   Transcript of Interview: Fred Balfour, WRFI 0:13 Hello and welcome…

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Give the Gift of Community Radio!

  “A radio station should be a live place for live people to sing and dance and talk: talk their talk and walk their walk and know that they (and the rest of us) are not finally and irrevocably dead.” Lorenzo Milam, Sex and Broadcasting Walk your way. Make a gift to WRFI this holiday…

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Kendal at Ithaca Reaches 100% Vaccination

An Ithaca nursing home has become one of the first in the state to reach 100 percent vaccination of both residents and workers. According to WSYR the Kendal at Ithaca facility is one of just 13 nursing homes to reach the mark in New York State. The facility houses 340 residents over the age of…

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Not all healthcare workers in New York State are required to have a Covid-19 vaccination.

Not all healthcare workers in New York State  are required to have a Covid-19 vaccination.  Governor Cuomo’s August  mandate requiring vaccinations by September 27th only covers agencies regulated by the state Department of Health or the state university system.  Governor Hochul announced on Thursday that she “did not have the authority” to mandate employee vaccinations…

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