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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. 

WRFI’s The Scene Interviews Tawab Danish on Exile from Afghanistan

By Chantal Thomas

Today’s episode of The Scene features an interview with Tawab Danish, a professor of human rights and constitutional law from Afghanistan, where he lived until the 2021 withdrawal of US forces and the subsequent takeover of the country by the Taliban. With his wife and three young sons, Professor Danish arrived in the US in…

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CREATIVES: Dr. Nia Nunn on Her New Book “Deep Breath” [AUDIO]

By Felix Teitelbaum

Dr Nia Nunn talks with Felix Teitelbaum about her new book “Deep Breath.” “This poetry book and curriculum (including multimedia exercises and discussion questions) is designed to help individuals, groups, and organizations strengthen the culture of their community and social consciousness. A selfstudy within a collective, Dr. Nia Nunn’s methodology as a mother-scholar-educator-psychologist-community leader, and…

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Remix our Flying Fish! Submissions due September 7th

By Eve Chaneles

Hey Artists! WRFI is looking for your unique, bold, simple take on our “Flying Fish” graphic to help rep the station online, in-print, or who knows..? • No need to include station numbers/text beyond “WRFI” • Your signature or handle is welcome in your design • Submit your design by emailing it to eve@ithacaradio.org by…

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Latest from the WRFI News Team

Daily features and interviews from our community

Small maple syrup producers and NY’s untapped potential

By WRFI News Staff | April 14, 2014

Josh Dolan, a local maple syrup producer, believes that New York can become king of U.S. maple syrup production, and he’s not alone. This report originally aired on the April 14th, 2014 edition of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Susan Currie – TCPL’s Sesquicentennial Celebration – April 3rd, 2014

By admin | April 3, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with Susan Currie, the Director of the Tompkins County Public Library, about the library’s 150th birthday. This interview originally aired on the April 3rd, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Tom Shevory and Patricia Zimmerman – FLEFF – March 26th, 2014

By admin | March 26, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with Tom Shevory and Patricia Zimmerman of the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival about the event’s history and what’s in store for its 17th iteration. This interview originally aired on the March 26th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Ithaca Fixers Collective – March 13th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | March 13, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with Diane Cohen,  Executive Director of Finger Lakes ReUse, and other members of the Ithaca Fixers Collective. This interview originally aired on the March 13th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Jason Otero and Samantha Hillson – Ithaca Public Art Commission – March 6th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | March 6, 2014

Samuel Whitehead talks with Jason Otero and Samantha Hillson of the Ithaca Public Art Commission about the group’s work in the community and the 21 Boxes project. This interview originally aired on the March 6th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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Nancy Ostman – “Historic Coverlets Unwrapped” – February 27th, 2014

By WRFI News Staff | February 27, 2014

Samuel Whitehead interviews Nancy Ostman of the Tompkins County Quilters Guild about the exhibit “Historic Coverlets Unwrapped,” which runs at The History Center in Tompkins County until April 5th, 2014. This interview originally aired on the February 27th, 2014 broadcast of WRFI Community Radio News.

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