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Local News: May 28, 2024

Mass Evictions and Rent Hikes at West Hill Apartments Residents at a West Hill apartment complex in Ithaca are facing eviction. According to the Ithaca Times, the Delaware-based new owners of Cayuga Gardens Apartments plan to raise the rent in all units by $600 a month. In February they served every resident in the complex with a 90-day eviction notice. Many renters in the 60-unit development have already moved out. About a dozen remain, many of whom are elderly or disabled. Wednesday is the deadline for them to vacate.  Cornell DACA Assistance Program Gets Boost A Cornell-based group providing legal assistance to migrants has been granted $1.5 million. According to the Cornell Sun,…

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Pre-Marathon thanks to our great supporters

By katrina

As we gear up for our 2nd annual fundraising marathon, WRFI Community Radio is so pleased to be thanking yet more of our fantastic supporters. We are on the air thanks to the generosity of our listeners, like Martha Ferger, Joyce Kantor, Jessica Brown & Joshua Granger, Larri Richmond and Melissa Blake. To learn how…

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Board of Directors membership changes

By katrina

Ithaca Community Radio’s Board of Directors has had some changes in membership recently. Jim Utz has stepped down from the board, and continues to serve as WRFI’s co-Program Director and Chief Log Operator, and we thank him for his service on the board and for his many significant and ongoing contributions to the station. We…

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More wonderful supporters to thank

By katrina

WRFI Community Radio is on the air thanks to the support of our listeners, like Beth Cohen & George Dillman, Bill Carini & Chrys Gardener, and Sara Hess, who gave in honor of Ann Pitkin.  To learn how you can join them in keeping our local independent community radio station on the air, go to…

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A message from Free Speech Radio News

By katrina

We are sad to announce that last Friday, September 27th, we played the last episode of Free Speech Radio News for the foreseeable future.  Here is a message from them, explaining why: Dear FSRN listeners, We write to you with some extremely sad news.  Last Friday,  FSRN’s Board of Directors issued a two-week layoff notice…

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