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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. 

Your Community, Your Radio: WRFI’s New Summer 2018 Schedule

By Felix

Your Community, Your Radio: WRFI’s New 2018 Schedule In a media-saturated world where content is controlled by fewer and fewer hands, community radio like WRFI provides a unique opportunity for local people to become media-makers and tell their own stories. We are very excited to announce that our new schedule (which started June 1, 2018)…

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2018 Listener Survey

By Felix

We’d like to hear from you! WRFI strives to provide unique, informative, and inspiring content through our music and public affairs programming. Please take moment to fill out this brief survey about your experience as a listener. Loading…

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David Wax, Suz Slezak and Amy Cuddy

David Wax and Suz Slezak LIVE in Studio B Wednesday, January 31, 2017

By Felix

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…

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Summer 2018 T-Shirts!

Check out the 2018 Summer Tees! V-necks in women's and men's cuts available when you donate to WRFI.

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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Latest from the WRFI News Team

Daily features and interviews from our community

Knowing Donna Fleming – February 2nd, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 2, 2015

Samuel Whitehead talks with Donna Fleming, Third Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about why she got into public service, Ithaca’s relationship with Cornell University, and raising Mayor Svante Myrick’s pay.   This interview originally aired on the February 2nd, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Developing Ithaca’s West End and Inlet Island – January 29th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | January 29, 2015

Samuel Whitehead and Aryeal Jackson talk with Ithaca Times reporter Michael Nocella about the recent push to develop Ithaca’s West End and Inlet Island.   This interview originally aired on the January 29th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Ayotzinapa disappearances, four months later – January 27, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | January 27, 2015

Cory Cochrane hosts a discussion with Cornell student organizers Kim Cardenas and Tiffany Fotopoulos about the disappearance of 43 students from a teacher training college in Ayotzinapa, Mexico on September 26th, 2014, four months ago. The discussion originally aired on Tuesday, January 27th, 2015.

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Knowing George McGonigal – January 26th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | January 26, 2015

Samuel Whitehead talks with George McGonigal, First Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about why he got into politics, his thoughts on a pay increase for Common Council members, his take on approach affordable housing in the city, and his hopes for the Chain Works district.   This interview originally aired on the January…

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Talking truck safety (again) – January 22nd, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | January 22, 2015

Samuel Whitehead and Aryeal Jackson talk with the Ithaca Voice‘s Jeff Stein about Ithaca’s continued work to make its streets safe for large trucks.   This interview originally aired on the January 22nd, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Defending the Crestwood Protestors – January 20th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | January 20, 2015

Lori Sonken and Aryeal Jackson talk with attorney Sujata Gibson about her work defending the protestors blockading the Crestwood Midstream LPG storage facility near Seneca Lake.   This interview originally aired on the Janaury 20th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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