Station News and Events
Here are the latest announcements and opportunities to get involved in WRFI, follow along with us on this journey of serving Ithaca and Watkins Glen with community radio. We love hearing from you! Contact us anytime.
WRFI is holding our spring fundraising campaign and we have limited-edition vintage pirate radio logo t-shirts available to donors who contribute of $60 or more. These shirts were designed by the Radio Free Ithaca pirate radio station in the early 1980’s. These shirts are one-of-a-kind, printed on high-quality made-in-USA American Apparel t-shirts and produced locally…Read More
WRFI is going to be in the Ithaca Festival parade next Wednesday, 5/29. Look for the radio tower, the giant microphone, and cheer on the volunteers who host our local programs and who make the station happen! We will be broadcasting live from our float. During the festival, come find us at our table in…Read More
Tune in to WRFI at 7pm tomorrow, Saturday 5/11, for a special broadcast of the Ithaca League of Women Rollers first home bout of the 2013 season, live from Cass Park Rink in Ithaca: Ithaca SufferJets vs. Rochester RocStars! There will be two 30 minute sets, with a halftime show. Starting at 5pm, we’ll be…Read More
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Your contribution today will help to sustain all of the efforts that keep WRFI up and running 24/7 for the Ithaca and Watkins Glen area. T-Shirts are available for sustaining members who contribute $60 or more ($5 /month). Thank you!
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Daily features and interviews from our community
Over 38,000 grandstand ticket holders and 23,000 campers filled Watkins Glen International race track the weekend of Aug 3-5, 2019. If you’re an auto racing fan, you already know that Sunday’s Monster Energy Cup was won for the 2ndyear by 21-year-old Chase Elliot, son of NASCAR champion Awesome Bill Elliott. And that Saturday’s Xfinity Cup…Read More
WRFI’s Matthew Anticoli in an interview with Pete Meyers, one of the founders of the Tompkins County Workers Center. WRFI’s Matthew Anticoli and Pete Meyers discuss the passed, or soon to be passed legislation the TCWC has long supported, and what’s next for the Tompkins County Workers’ Center.Read More
Representative Tom Reed of New York’s 23 district gives regular press conferences via telephone for radio and news papers in the 23rddistrict. This morning’s conference emphasized the visit to a detention center on the Texas / Mexica Border. WRFI news team’s Fred Balfour was on the call and filed this report.Read More
On Wednesday July 24, WRFI News Team member Fred Balfour participated in the morning media conference call with Representative Tom Reed of New York’s 23rd district. Reed gives regular press conferences via telephone for radio and newspapers in the 23rd district, which includes Watkins Glen and Tompkins County. Over 40 minutes, Rep. Reed and the…Read More