WRFI Community Radio News

WRFI News brings you local-first news and voices by, and for, the people of Tompkins and Schuyler counties. Catch WRFI News live, Monday-Friday at 6 p.m.

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WRFI News Features and Interviews

Shirt Happens–Eye Gallery in Ithaca Displays New Exhibit

By WRFI News Staff | August 4, 2016

Lisa Pincus discusses her exhibit, Shirt Happens: Linear Threads, at the Eye Gallery in Ithaca. Her interview with WRFI’s Lori Sonken aired on August 4, 2016.

Lyme Disease Vaccine Needed

By WRFI News Staff | August 4, 2016

Susan Boutros with Ithaca-based Environmental Associates LTD speaks with WRFI’s Lori Sonken about lyme disease infecting Central New York, among other areas.  This interview aired on July 29, 2016.

Greenstar Co-op and their new location in Collegetown

By WRFI News Staff | August 2, 2016

Joe Romano, Marketing Manager for Greenstar, talks about the history of the community co-operative and their new location in Collegetown that will open soon.

Brian Crandall talks Development in Ithaca

By WRFI News Staff | August 1, 2016

Brian Crandall, reporter for the Ithaca Voice and owner of the Ithacating in Cornell Heights blog talks about the state of development projects in Collegetown and Downtown Ithaca.

Two Area Farmers Keep Their Heads Above Water During the Drought – July 28th, 2016

By WRFI News Staff | July 28, 2016

Farmer Chaw Chang talks with WRFI Community Radio News’ Kwame Acheampong about the adaptations his farm has made due to the drought that has severely affected Tompkins County. Farmer Tony Potenza also discussed how his farm adapted to drought conditions with special news correspondent Felix Teitelbaum. This interview originally aired on the July 28th, 2016 edition…


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