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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.
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 email@example.com by…Read More
Felix Teitelbaum interviews Finger Lakes GrassRoots Festival co-founder Jeb Puryear on July 11, 2022 ahead of the festival’s 30th annual kick off at the Trumansburg Fairgrounds.Read More
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TCAT is reducing its bus services due to labor and equipment shortages. The company is proposing reducing services by 20% from August 21st through January 21st. Routes proposed to be reduced include routes 11, 13, 20, 82, 90, and 92. On Monday, August 15th, a virtual public hearing will be held for public input from…Read More
Katie Sims is now the third candidate running in the Ithaca mayoral election. Sims, who is running to the left of incumbent Laura Lewis and Republican Zachary Winn, will be on the ballot as an independent aligned with Ithaca’s Solidarity Slate. According to the Ithaca Voice, Sims was considered for appointment to the 4th Ward…Read More
On Wednesday, Governor Hochul announced that $10 million was awarded in the first round of the Abortion Provider Support Fund. The money goes towards 13 programs covering 63 sites, including Planned Parenthood of Greater New York, which covers Ithaca. Applications for the second round of funds open next week. In the second round, $15 million…Read More
Ithaca police arrested Michael J. Thomas early Tuesday morning in connection with multiple robberies over the past month. According to the Ithaca Voice, Thomas had been arrested last Thursday in connection with break-ins that occurred from June 20th-29th, and was subsequently released of his own recognizance. However, after a string of further burglaries this weekend,…Read More
On Monday, New York State announced a new 24-hour COVID-19 hotline. According to Spectrum News, the hotline provides telemedicine services to state residents who do not have access to a health care provider and need COVID-related treatments. Governor Hochul’s office announced that the hotline was created due to a recent increase of Covid cases, specifically…Read More
Ithaca police are investigating a string of burglaries that occurred on Saturday. There were break-ins at Safelite Auto Glass, the Fraternal Order of Eagles, On the Street Pitas, ABC Oriental Rugs, and Warehouse Carpet Outlet. The police are requesting that anyone with information contact the department as soon as possible at (607)330-0000 or www.cityofithaca.org/ipdtips. According…Read More