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Hiring: Assistant General Manager

The AGM will help further Ithaca Community Radio’s (ICR) mission, be an integral part of a positive organizational culture, build on the successes of the station’s first 8 years of operation, and take part in several exciting ongoing projects. The job offers an opportunity to take part in nearly every aspect of station management and operations.  Learn more and apply.

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. 

Anti-Racism at WRFI

By Felix

We stand in solidarity with those who resist the systemic racism that has plagued the lives of Black and Indigenous people and people of color in this country for hundreds of years. And we affirm our support for those who are working for racial, social, and economic justice, and we affirm our core belief that…

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Swag Shop – Buy Classic WRFI Stuff!

By Felix

Holy cow! You can now buy older WRFI swag at steep discounts! These items were made for previous years’ fundraisers and we have just a few odds and ends left. Get ’em while they’re hot!

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Take a Sneak Peek at our 2019 Swag !

By Felix

2019 Fall Premium Preview: Ripple Effect Our waterways will always define our area—more than hotel and luxury housing development, more than traffic jams, more than politics or the culture wars. The 2019 “Ripple Effect” logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious…

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2019 Marathon Swag

Check out the 2019 Fall Marathon premiums!

The 2019 "Ripple Effect" logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious lakes with a sweet new tee shirt, tote bag, or camp mug. Make your one-time or recurring donation and let us say thanks by sending you a gift!

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Coronavirus Update, August 3, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | August 3, 2020

New York Governor Cuomo plans to issue Fall 2020 K-12 school reopening guidance this week to districts around the state. WSKG reports that schools have already begun tentative planning for the school year, but Governor Cuomo says he’s waited as long as possible so he can base the decision off the latest data available on…

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Coronavirus Update, July 31, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 31, 2020

Cornell University has announced that students returning to Ithaca from states that are currently on the travel advisory list will not be provided quarantine housing on campus. According to the Cornell Daily Sun, the reversal of policy will require those individuals to either find their own accommodations off-campus where they can spend 14 days in…

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“Plants Have Families, Too”, a Remote Youth Learning Program That Introduces Kids To Plant Science [AUDIO]

By Esther Racoosin | July 31, 2020

Cornell Botanic Gardens presents a remote youth education program called “Plants Have Families, Too”! The program is facilitated by Raylene Ludgate, Youth Education Coordinator, as well as by Graduate Students in the Cornell School of Integrative Plant Science. The 4 week program is directed towards youth age 8 to 11 years old. Youth who are…

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Coronavirus Update, July 30, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 30, 2020

In the weeks since Cornell University announced its reactivation plans for the fall, the plan has been met with a mix of support and concern from the community. According to the Ithaca Journal, local government leaders are maintaining support of the plan, while some residents are worried that the sudden influx of students in the…

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Coronavirus Update, July 29, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 29, 2020

Two recent anonymous donations have made it possible for the Ithaca Youth Bureau to bring back furloughed employees.   The City of Ithaca announced the donations in a press release issued Wednesday afternoon. The notice states that The Ithaca Youth Bureau will use the $ 110,000 dollars to cover operating expenses through December 31, 2020. As…

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Coronavirus Update, July 28, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 28, 2020

Nine of the new COVID-19 cases reported in Tompkins county this past week are related to a social gathering where participants did not wear masks or follow social distancing guidelines. The Tompkins County Health Department announced the news in a press release yesterday, adding that multiple attendees at said gathering had also travelled or returned…

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