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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. 

Thanks again to our wonderful supporters

By katrina

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.

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Mother Jones at the Izzy Awards on 4/17

By katrina

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)…

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A big thank you to our supporters

By katrina

WRFI Community Radio is on the air thanks to the support of our listeners, like Anne Posel, Nancy Norton, Susan Smith, Brian Bartholomew and Louise Yavelow, who gave in honor of our very own Morning Show!  To learn how you can join them in keeping our local independent community radio station on the air, go…

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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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Coronavirus Update, May 27, 2020

By Michayla Savitt | 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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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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Coronavirus Update, May 22, 2020

By Michayla Savitt | May 22, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased by 2 Friday, to bring the total number of cases in the area to 148. According to the Tompkins county health department, 1 person remains hospitalized for the virus. 124 of the positive cases have recovered. The total number of people tested stands at…

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Coronavirus Update, May 21, 2020

By Michayla Savitt | May 21, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 has increased by 1, to 146. According to the Tompkins county health department, 1 person remains hospitalized for the virus. 121 of the positive cases have recovered. In the last day, over 1200 more people have been tested in total, bringing the total number to…

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Executive Director Doug Levine on the State Theater’s Livestreams During the Pandemic [Audio]

By WRFI News Staff | May 21, 2020

An interview with Doug Levine, Executive Director of the State Theater of Ithaca, about the status of the historic theater in recent months, along with his efforts to host innovative livestreams during the pandemic. WRFI news contributor Pamela Tan reports.

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Coronavirus Update, May 20, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | May 20, 2020

In Tompkins County the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 increased by 4 Tuesday, bringing the total number of cases to 145. According to the Tompkins county health department, 1 person remains hospitalized for the virus. 118 of the positive cases have recovered, and over 7000 people have been tested in total.  There were no…

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