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 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)…Read More
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…Read More
Check out the 2018 Summer Tees! V-necks in women's and men's cuts available when you donate to WRFI.
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Latest from the WRFI News Team
Daily features and interviews from our community
Samuel Whitehead talks with Cynthia Brock, First Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about why she got into politics, how the Common Council is looking to improve the Community Investment Incentive Tax Abatement Program, and about her continued concerns over the Stone Quarry affordable housing development. This interview originally aired on the January 19th,…Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with the Ithaca Times‘ Michael Nocella about what happened during the 61 hour standoff in Danby at the start of 2015 and how the community has reacted. This interview originally aired on the January 15th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Aryeal Jackson talks with Nia Nunn Makepeace, Professor of Education at Ithaca College, about the intersection of race and psychology as it plays out in the lives of African-American youth. This conversation originally aired on January 13th, 2015 the WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with Donna Eschenbrenner, the Director of Archives and Research Services at the History Center, about the History Center’s exhibit Captains, Commerce, and Community: The Impact of the Erie Canal on Tompkins County. This interview originally aired on the January 12th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
A report on the struggle for health care as a human right in Vermont, the decision of Governor Shumlin to abandon his effort to find financing for the plan, and a comparison of Vermont’s path to single-payer health care and that in New York. Guests include: James Haslam, Executive Director of the Vermont Workers Center;…Read More
Aryeal Jackson and Samuel Whitehead speak with the Ithaca Voice‘s Jeff Stein about Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick’s first three years in office. This interview originally aired on the January 8th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More