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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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LIVE FRACKING DEBATE! Happening Right Now

By WRFI News Staff

LIVE FRACKING DEBATE! Listen to Earthjustice attorney Deborah Goldberg duke it out with the attorney for Norse Energy, the company that is challenging the town of Dryden’s right to ban fracking within its borders. It’s happening at 1:30PM ET. Listen here>> http://ow.ly/p9jPC ‪#‎Fracking‬ is a huge issue facing New York and the rest of the country, so…

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A warm autumn Thank You to our supporters

By katrina

WRFI Community Radio is on the air thanks to the support of our listeners, like Elizabeth Salon, Todd Saddler & Laurie Konwinski, Frank Martin, and Florence Smith who gave in memory of Jean Finley.  To learn how you can join them in keeping our local independent community radio station on the air, go to our Support page.…

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LIVE: Majora Carter at the Food Justice Summit at 1:30pm on 9/21

By katrina

Tune in to WRFI at 1:30pm on Saturday, September 21st, for a special live broadcast of Majora Carter’s keynote address at the Food Justice Summit, live from Ithaca’s Southside Community Center.  Ms. Carter is the founder of Sustainable South Bronx, the founder of the Bronx Environmental Stewardship Training Program, the founder of the economic consulting…

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Ithaca Underground’s First Open Mic at the Just Be Cause Center

By WRFI News Staff

Ithaca Underground held its first open mic night on September 6th. Check out this report from WRFI Community Radio.

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