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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. 

Ithaca Fest 2013

By katrina

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…

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SufferJets vs. RocStars Roller Derby on 5/11

By katrina

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…

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WRFI’s Mission and Values

By katrina

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…

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2019 Marathon Swag

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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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Latest from the WRFI News Team

Daily features and interviews from our community

Coronavirus Update, May 29, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 29, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 stands at 156 as of Friday. According to the Tompkins county health department, one person is hospitalized for the virus. 135 of the positive cases have recovered, and over 9200 people have been tested in total. There are no new confirmed cases of the virus…

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Coronavirus Update, May 28, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 28, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up by 2 as of Thursday, bringing the total to 156. According to the Tompkins county health department, one person is hospitalized for the virus. 134 of the positive cases have recovered, and over 9000 people have been tested in total. There are no…

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Coronavirus Update, May 27, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 27, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up by 1 as of Wednesday, bringing to total to 154. According to the Tompkins county health department, one new person was hospitalized for the virus. A 93 year-old woman was recently released from the Cayuga Medical Center after beating the virus. The Ithaca…

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Sujata Gibson returns to WRFI to further discuss her bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 27, 2020

Local attorney Sujata Gibson, Assembly candidate for New York’s 125th District, called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Wednesday, May 27. She spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how her campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, her stance on “democracy at risk”, where she stands on education needs…

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Coronavirus Update, May 26, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 26, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 is up to 153 as of the time of broadcast. According to the Tompkins county health department, the 1 person hospitalized for the virus has recovered and been released from Cayuga Medical Center. 128 of the positive cases have recovered, and over 7800 people have…

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Ithaca City Alderperson Seph Murtagh returns to WRFI to further discuss his bid for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

By Michayla Savitt | May 26, 2020

City of Ithaca Common Council Member Seph Murtagh, and Assembly candidate for New York’s 125th District, called into WRFI Community Radio News at 6 on Tuesday, May 26. He spoke with WRFI News Director Michayla Savitt about how his campaign had adapted in the midst of social distancing, where he stands on education needs in…

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