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 very excited to welcome David Wax and Suz Slezak of the David Wax Museum to Studio B for a live performance on Wednesday, January 31, 2017 during the 4pm hour. They will be performing a house concert that evening in town. Check out this video of a similar duo performance by Wax and…Read More
THANK YOU! With your help Maxie’s and Bacchus raised $694 for the station! On Tuesday June, 27th, Maxie’s Supper Club and Bacchus Brewing teamed up for a Chicken-Fried Fundraiser to benefit your Community Radio station, WRFI. For every fried chicken (or tofu) dinner sold, Maxie’s donated five bucks to the station. And Bacchus is donated a dollar…Read More
We know our listeners value independent news, information, and music that they won’t hear anywhere else. And every day, WRFI delivers great content from around the world –and from around your hometown. The times are, to say the least, uncertain. Large media outlets are more and more consolidated and less and less trusted. Funding for…Read More
Check out the 2018 Fall Marathon premiums!
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