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.
Many thanks to our friends at WWOZ 90.7 FM New Orleans, WRFI will be airing a simulcast LIVE from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Saturday, April 30, 3-7pm and next Saturday, May 6! Stay tuned for line-up and more details! “Oh Zee” will be feeding us content from the traditional jazz, blues, and heritage…Read More
WRFI needs your feedback! We are currently in the process of revising our schedule. We are evaluating both new and existing programming in order to better serve our communities with diverse content and stimulating shows. To that end, please give us your honest thoughts about the following shows and please leave comments about each if…Read More
In order to accommodate adding Thom Hartmann (from 12pm-2pm weekdays), we’ve had to move several programs. Check below for specific show changes and look at our program schedule for up-to-date complete program information. Shows previously aired Mondays 12-2pm: Ralph Nader Radio Hour now airs 1pm Sundays and repeats 4-5am Wednesdays; Law and Disorder now airs Mondays 9-10am and…Read More
Check out the 2018 Summer Tees! V-necks in women's and men's cuts available when you donate to WRFI.
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Latest from the WRFI News Team
Daily features and interviews from our community
Dateline: August 4, 2018. NASCAR roared into Watkins Glen International on August 4th-5th. WRFI’s Fred Balfour reports from the pits of the XFINITY series 20th race of the 2018 race schedule. Strategy & pit crew skills were critical as the race started and ended in bright hot sunshine but a heavy rainstorm swept down off…Read More
The three candidates for Tompkins County sheriff in 2018, retired Undersheriff Derek Osborne, independent journalist Josh Brokaw, and Sheriff Ken Lansing, participated in a forum on WRFI Community Radio and streamed live on Facebook by the Ithaca Voice. Osborne and Lansing are competing against each other in the Democratic primary. That primary’s election is on Thursday, Sep.…Read More
New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon spoke with WRFI’s Laura Rosbrow-Telem on the phone about how Nixon plans to court voters in Upstate, including folks beyond Bernie supporters. She also shared some hints about her major environmental announcement in Ithaca, among other topics — including marijuana. Cynthia Nixon will visit Ithaca on Saturday and address a crowd…Read More
Michael Lausell, candidate for NY’s 58 senate district, spoke with WRFI’s Fred Balfour about his campaign for the Sept. 13th primary. Sitting at Michael’s stand at the weekly Montour Falls Farmer’s Market, he described his background and work in central New York. He describes his priority issues including health care, reducing property taxes, living wage…Read More