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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, July 27, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 27, 2020

Over the weekend 7 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Tompkins County, and 1 new case was reported Monday by the County Health Department. There are now 35 active cases in Tompkins, and 184 recoveries. Close to 23,000 people have been tested for the virus. In Schuyler County, there were no new cases of…

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Coronavirus Update, July 24, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 24, 2020

The Ithaca City School District has announced its proposed reactivation plans for the fall, ahead of the July 31st deadline to submit reopening plans to New York state. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has ordered that schools can only reopen if their region is in Phase 4 of the state’s economic reopening stages, and is…

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Coronavirus Update, July 23, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 23, 2020

The Tompkins County Health Department has released demographics on all recovered and active COVID-19 cases to date. According to the Ithaca Voice, people in their 20s make up nearly a third of the cases — larger than any other age range. People over the age of 60 make up 22 percent of the county’s cases.…

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Coronavirus Update, July 22, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 22, 2020

Around 4,000 students at Cornell University live in restricted states on Governor Cuomo’s COVID-19 travel advisory list and will have to return to Ithaca two weeks before classes start in order to comply, the Cornell Daily Sun reports. Students from these states will return by August 17th in order to attend classes on September 2nd.…

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Quarantine Days [AUDIO]

By WRFI News Staff | July 21, 2020

Life as we know it has changed for everyone amid the pandemic, and we’ve been plunged into a period of uncertainty about how long this virus will continue to upend our lives. Up next on our program, WRFI News intern Jon Donville brings us a story about managing that uncertainty, amid a newfound obstacle that…

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Coronavirus Update, July 21, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 21, 2020

Ithaca College will not be allowing students on New York State’s travel advisory list to return to campus, as cases of COVID-19 continue to spike around the United States. The additional safety precautions, along with a plan for campus-wide testing were announced to the IC community on Friday. According to the Ithacan, Students coming from…

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