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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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Getting Here: Personal Stories Of Immigration, Migration, And Displacement – November 9, 3-5pm

By Felix

Getting Here: Personal Stories Of Immigration, Migration, And Displacement Saturday, November 9 from 3-5pm at the Community Arts Partnership ArtSpace on the Ithaca Commons In this time of increasingly divisive rhetoric, policies, and politics around race, immigration, and national origin, personal stories are important. WRFI is hosting live storytelling event featuring 7 people telling their…

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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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Latest from the WRFI News Team

Daily features and interviews from our community

Discussing Common Core State Standards – February 18th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 18, 2015

Charles Dunaway talks to Kathy Zahler about the Common Core State Standards.  Kathy attended Ithaca schools and Cornell and received her Masters in Education from the University of Chicago.  She has worked as a writer and editor of educational materials for 35 years and has served on the Board of Education in Dryden.  She is…

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Salting roads and sidewalks – February 17th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 17, 2015

Lori Sonken speaks with Jonathan Russell-Anelli, soil scientist with Cornell University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, about the salt used to treat roads and sidewalks in winter.   This interview originally aired on the February 17th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Knowing Stephen Smith – February 16th 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 16, 2015

Samuel Whitehead talks with Stephen Smith, Fourth Ward Alderperson for the City of Ithaca, about residency requirements for the IPD, zoning and affordable housing in Collegetown, and reconciling the sometimes-opposing interests of residents and university students.   This interview originally aired on the February 16th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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The Referendum Process at Greenstar: A Platform for Social Justice? – February 13th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 13, 2015

Aryeal Jackson continues her series on the Greenstar referendum to boycott Israeli products. She talks with Greenstar Council president 12th Moon about store policy and the referendum process. The interview originally aired on the February 13th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Updating the rules for the Ithaca Commons – February 12th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 12, 2015

Samuel Whitehead and Aryeal Jackson speak with Jeff Stein, editor of the Ithaca Voice, about the City of Ithaca’s look at new rules for the Ithaca Commons and the impact of the Ithaca Commons rebuild on local businesses.   This conversation originally aired on the February 12th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Knowing Seph Murtagh – February 9th, 2015

By WRFI News Staff | February 9, 2015

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.

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