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 the Ithaca Times’ Michael Nocella about how the industrial legacy of the Emerson Power Transmission plant on Ithaca’s South Hill is impacting the progress of a mixed-use residential development planned for the site. This interview originally aired on the November 24th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Felix Teitelbaum talks to Ithaca’s Assistant Superintendent of Streets & Facilities Ray Benjamin about what it takes to maintains the City of Ithaca’s streets in winter. This interview originally aired on the November 18th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead talks with the Ithaca Times’ Michael Nocella about how Ithaca’s transfer of one of its parking lots essentially gives a developer the go-ahead to build new “hip” hotel in the city. This conversation originally aired on the November 13th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead speaks with WRFI’s new general manager Felix Teitelbaum about how he first got interested in community radio and how he hopes to help the station grow. This interview originally aired on the October 31st, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Among the rolling the hills of Newfield sits the Greensprings Natural Cemetery Preserve. Greensprings is a green–or natural–cemetery, which means they work to make sure a burial has as little negative environmental impact as possible. But Greensprings is also a nature preserve–by burying people in select portions of their hundred acres, they’re working to ensure…Read More