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.
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…Read More
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…Read More
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!
Latest from the WRFI News Team
Daily features and interviews from our community
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…Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More