WRFI Community Radio News

Fresh at 5pm every weekday we bring you local news headlines from across our listening community—all in about 2 minutes. Listen live (88.1FM in Ithaca, 91.9FM Watkins Glen, and 89.7FM across the southern Finger Lakes) or wherever you get your podcasts.

Local News: May 28, 2024

Mass Evictions and Rent Hikes at West Hill Apartments Residents at a West Hill apartment complex in…

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Features and Interviews

Juneteenth Preview on the Big Scoob Show [AUDIO]

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 27, 2024

Tuesday, May 28, 2024 at 2:15 PM. [AUDIO will post after the broadcast.] Dr. Nia Nunn, Kayla Matos, and the Reverend Kenneth Clarke join Big Scoob on a special Big Scoob Show, Tuesday, May 28 at 2pm…

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Voices from the Cornell Pro-Palestinian Liberated Zone

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 20, 2024

Each day this week (May 20-24, 2024) we’ll add a comment from a Cornell activist from the Coalition of Mutual Liberation’s “Liberated Zone” Palestinian solidarity encampment. The comments were recorded on Monday, May 13, 2024, the day…

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Cornell Palestinian Solidarity Encampment Closes

By Felix Teitelbaum | May 15, 2024

Protestors at Cornell’s Palestinian solidarity encampment took down tents and left the Arts Quad Monday. On April 25, the day the encampment was set up, Cornell’s administration told the group it had only hours to vacate. However,…

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Local Headlines

Headlines for September, 9th 2022

By George Christopher | September 9, 2022 | Comments Off on Headlines for September, 9th 2022

New York state’s mask mandate on public transportation has been lifted. According to the Ithaca Voice, the announcement was made by Governor Hochul on Wednesday via Twitter. TCAT General Manager Mike Smith celebrated the county’s drivers for their work in mask compliance over the past two years saying it “hasn’t always been easy.” Since COVID…

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Headlines for September 8, 2022

By Felix Teitelbaum | September 8, 2022 | Comments Off on Headlines for September 8, 2022

At its meeting Tuesday, the Ithaca City School District re-committed itself to work rewriting the district’s code of conduct. According to the Ithaca Times the process has been underway since 2018 but was shelved for a period due to the pandemic. Board President Sean Eversley Bradwell said the current code was inflexible and compared it…

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