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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.
Did you know that WRFI Community Radio is guided by our mission and values statement? “WRFI will always be community owned and operated, providing access to the airwaves and an opportunity to learn the craft of radio while serving the general well-being of its community. WRFI exists to inform and entertain. WRFI will strive to…Read More
WRFI Community Radio is on the air thanks to the support of our listeners, like Hector Abruna, Donald Barber, Curt Dunnam and Jessica Brown & Joshua Granger. To learn how you can join them in keeping our local independent community radio station on the air, go to our Support page.Read More
Tune in to WRFI at 7:30pm on Wednesday, 4/17, for a special live broadcast of the 2013 Izzy Awards from Ithaca College’s Park Center for Independent Media. This year’s winner is nonprofit news organization Mother Jones. Mother Jones Washington bureau chief David Corn, publisher Steve Katz, and environmental reporter Kate Sheppard (IC Park School of Communications alumna)…Read More
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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
J.T. Stone interviews two high school students about their differing views on the controversial issue of gun control in the United States.Read More