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.
Matt Kadane stopped by the WRFI Community Radio studios to discuss his work in Bedhead, The New Year and other projects with selections played highlighting his long career in music. The New Year’s latest record “Snow” came out in 2017. (interview edited for rebroadcast, original airdate 11/11/18) Many thanks to Matt, and for all the…Read More
There are only three days left in our once-a-year marathon fund drive. And there’s never been a better time to give: All donations to the station on Wednesday (11/14) and Thursday (11/5) will be matched by an anonymous donor! More than ever, local and independent media must be protected. Working together, we can continue to amplify…Read More
We are pleased to announce the launch of the Loneliness Project: a multimedia collaboration between WRFI, The Ithaca Voice, The Cornell Daily Sun, and the Ithaca College Park Scholars Program. In a series of long-form online articles, audio pieces, videos, and infographics, we will take a careful look at loneliness and its impact on mental…Read More
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Latest from the WRFI News Team
Daily features and interviews from our community
Samuel Whitehead talks with Seph Murtagh, Second Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about the Ithaca Commons rebuild, reforming the Community Investment Incentive Tax Abatement Program, and how the hotel boom could impact the city. This interview originally aired on the February 9th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Charles Dunaway speaks with Irene Weiser, a member of the Caroline Town Board, discusses the pros and cons of repowering the coal-fired power plant on Cayuga Lake in Lansing with Natural Gas. This interview originally aired on the February 5th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Lori Sonken talks with Ricardo A. Daziano, Assistant Professor with the Cornell University Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, about the state of electric car development and infrastructure in Ithaca and across the country. This interview originally aired on the February 4th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More