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    Local public art inspired by the Taughannock Giant [AUDIO]

    February 21, 2020

    Interviews with Ithaca City Council Member George McGonigal and artist Scott HItz about recent and upcoming public art pieces inspired by the Taughannock Giant. The post Local public art inspired by the Taughannock Giant [AUDIO] appeared first on WRFI Community Radio. ... more


    Ithaca City Alderperson Seph Murtagh discusses his candidacy for NY Assembly [AUDIO]

    February 20, 2020

    Barbara Lifton, Assemblywoman for Ithaca and the 125th district announced on Friday January 31st that she will not be seeking re-election for a tenth term. Days later, Ithaca Common Council Alderperson Seph Murtagh, who serves as Communications Coordinator for Representative Lifton, announced his bid for Lifton’s seat. WRFI’s Michayla Savitt reports. The post Ithaca City Alderperson Seph Murtagh d ... more


    Beau Harbin of Cortland discusses his candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District. [Audio]

    February 19, 2020

    We’re joined in the studio by Cortland’s Beau Harbin. He recently announced his bid to represent the 125th district in the New York State Assembly. Current assembly person Barbara Lifton announced her resignation earlier this month after 18 years representing Tompkins and part of Cortland counties. The post Beau Harbin of Cortland discusses his candidacy for NY Assembly 125th District. [Audio] app ... more


    Remembering local banjo star Mac Benford of Highwoods String Band

    February 18, 2020

    Mac Benford, a local banjo player who made his name with the iconic Highwoods String Band, passed away on Saturday, February 15th at the age of 79. In November 2019, WRFI’s Felix Teitelbaum sat down with the Highwoods star to speak about his longtime music career. A feature documentary which screened locally in November about The post Remembering local banjo star Mac Benford of Highwoods String Ba ... more


    Lisa Hoeschele of Cortland discusses her candidacy for NY Assembly [Audio]

    February 17, 2020

    We’re joined in the studio by Lisa Hoeschele of Cortland. She has announced her bid to represent the 125th district in the New York State Assembly. Current assembly person Barbara Lifton recently announced her resignation completing 18 years representing Tompkins and part of Cortland county. The post Lisa Hoeschele of Cortland discusses her candidacy for NY Assembly [Audio] appeared first on WRFI ... more