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Irene Weiser and Jeff Furman of CSED – July 30th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | July 30, 2015

Reporters Emma Rizzo and Faith Meckley followed up their interview with Scott Whitham of Whitham Consulting by speaking with Irene Weiser and Jeff Furman of the Coalition for Sustainable Economic Development, who offered their thoughts on current and past development projects, as well as CIITAP tax abatements. For more on this topic, please visit our…

Knowing Nate Shinagawa – July 27th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | July 27, 2015

Samuel Whitehead speaks with Tompkins County’s 4th District Legislator Nate Shinagawa about putting body cameras on members of the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department, the Hornbrook Road standoff, and the future of the former Tompkins County Public Library site.   This interview originally aired on the July 27th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

Local consultant discusses Trebloc project – July 24th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | July 24, 2015

  Reporters Faith Meckley and Emma Rizzo said down with Scott Whitham of Ithaca-based Whitham Design to discuss the proposed Trebloc development project for the State Street Triangle. Whitham is offering consulting services for Texas-based Campus Advantage, the site’s developer. The first 15 minutes of this interview aired on the July 24th, 2015 edition of…

New Local Currency Begins Circulation – July 17th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | July 17, 2015

On July 17th, Emma Rizzo sat down with Scott Morris, founder of Ithacash to discuss Ithaca’s new local currency business. The interview originally aired on that evening’s edition of WRFI Community Radio News. You can listen to the extended, pre-recorded interview here, including content that was not broadcast on air: A Brief History of Local…

How Ithaca College is addressing sexual assault – July 10th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | July 13, 2015

On July 10th, Emma Rizzo and Faith Meckley sat down for a live, in-studio interview with Andrew Kosinuk, the college’s crime prevention and community events liaison. Kosinuk is coordinator of the Rape Aggression Defense Program being offered at Ithaca College to teach self-defense to those who identify as female. You can listen to the full…

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