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
Aryeal Jackson and Samuel Whitehead speak with the Ithaca Voice‘s Jeff Stein about Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick’s first three years in office. This interview originally aired on the January 8th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Lori Sonken talks with Stephen Hess, Senior Fellow Emeritus at the Brookings Institution, about his book The Professor and the President, which tells the story of the relationship between President Richard Nixon and Daniel Patrick Moynihan. This interview originally aired on the January 7th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Samuel Whitehead speaks with Tim Noon, Natural Resources Specialist with the U.S. Forest Service working in the Finger Lakes National Forest, about the spread of the hemlock woolly adelgid and what the U.S. Forest Service is doing to stop it. This interview originally aired on the January 5th, 2015 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More
Last summer, a piece of unsanctioned public art appeared outside of Ithaca’s Beverly J Martin Elementary School–a pink fairy spraypainted on the sidewalk. The artists were eventually caught and the case made its way through the city courts. But even though the perpetrators admitted to their acts, the case was recently dropped. To get more…Read More
Lori Sonken talks with Toxics Targeting’s Walter Hang about his company’s work to fight fracking in New York State and about what they’ll be working on now that fracking has been banned. This interview originally aired on the December 30th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.Read More