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Hiring: Assistant General Manager

The AGM will help further Ithaca Community Radio’s (ICR) mission, be an integral part of a positive organizational culture, build on the successes of the station’s first 8 years of operation, and take part in several exciting ongoing projects. The job offers an opportunity to take part in nearly every aspect of station management and operations.  Learn more and apply.

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. 

Anti-Racism at WRFI

By Felix

We stand in solidarity with those who resist the systemic racism that has plagued the lives of black and indigenous people and people of color in this country for hundreds of years. And we affirm our support for those who are working for racial, social, and economic justice, and we affirm our core belief that…

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Swag Shop – Buy Classic WRFI Stuff!

By Felix

Holy cow! You can now buy older WRFI swag at steep discounts! These items were made for previous years’ fundraisers and we have just a few odds and ends left. Get ’em while they’re hot!

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Take a Sneak Peek at our 2019 Swag !

By Felix

2019 Fall Premium Preview: Ripple Effect Our waterways will always define our area—more than hotel and luxury housing development, more than traffic jams, more than politics or the culture wars. The 2019 “Ripple Effect” logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious…

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2019 Marathon Swag

Check out the 2019 Fall Marathon premiums!

The 2019 "Ripple Effect" logo pays tribute to our beloved Finger Lakes. Water is life and unites us all. Celebrate community radio and our precious lakes with a sweet new tee shirt, tote bag, or camp mug. Make your one-time or recurring donation and let us say thanks by sending you a gift!

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Coronavirus Update, July 6, 2020

By Michayla Savitt | July 6, 2020

Following the holiday weekend, New York Governor Cuomo held a press conference in Albany to address a number of COVID-19 related announcements. Included was an announcement that the New York State Department of Health is finishing plans for their guidance on maybe opening school districts this fall. All school districts have been directed to develop…

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Coronavirus Update, July 3, 2020

By Michayla Savitt | July 3, 2020

Three days after announcing the reopening of campus, Cornell’s administration has released more specific information, including guidelines around the August move-in and testing protocols, according to the Cornell Daily Sun. In an email to the Campus community yesterday, Cornell’s VP for Student and Campus Life, Ryan Lombardi, outlined the Cornell behavioral compact, which includes a…

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Coronavirus Update, July 2, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 2, 2020

The city of Ithaca has opened numerous playgrounds, city parks, and outdoor amenities in advance of the 4th of July holiday weekend. 14850 magazine reports that city park playgrounds, and tennis and pickleball courts are open. Additionally, the Ithaca Skate Park and Cayuga Waterfront trail are  open, while basketball courts and athletic fields at city…

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Coronavirus Update, July 1, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | July 1, 2020

Hot on the heels of announcements yesterday from Cornell and Ithaca College about reopening this fall, Tompkins Cortland Community College, or TC3, has also announced plans for the autumn. According to a press release from the college, the school is planning to begin the semester on August 31st, and will hold both in-person and online…

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Coronavirus Update, June 30, 2020

By WRFI News Staff | June 30, 2020

Two of the local higher education institutes have released official plans for how they will resume instruction this fall. Cornell University will offer a mix of in-person and online instruction for the fall semester, reports The Cornell Daily Sun. President Martha Pollack announced this afternoon that reopening in the fall is the safest option because…

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Coronavirus Update, June 29, 2020

By Michayla Savitt | June 29, 2020

Ithaca City playgrounds are slated to reopen this week after the city received an anonymous $25,000 donation, according to the Ithaca Voice. Mayor Svante Myrick announced the news of the generous donation on Friday. He says the donor was concerned about children and families having a place to go, to get out of the house…

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