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Tompkins County is designating its Sheriff’s Office as the primary force in charge of responding to gatherings that violate the state’s orders on mask wearing, social distancing, and density. It was announced Friday by the county that the office would be collaborating with other agencies and public safety officials from local higher education institutions to The post Coronavirus Update, August 10, ... more
Public schools in all areas of New York will be able to open in the fall, according to an announcement made Friday by Governor Andrew Cuomo. His declaration Friday morning during a call to reporters was long awaited by the community, and area school officials. Tompkins and Schuyler county schools are located in the Southern The post Coronavirus Update, August 7, 2020 appeared first on WRFI Comm ... more
A conversation with Tessie Devlin, Phoebe Harms, and Jon Donville (pictured), whose names you might recognize from their time co-hosting our program from May - August 2020. As of August 7, all three have finished up their summer internships with the WRFI News Team. In this piece, the three reflect on their work at the The post A Summer “Online”: WRFI News interns reflect on program experiences ami ... more
A conversation with the Ithaca City School District Athletic & Wellness Director Samantha Little about the future of high school athletics during the pandemic. The post Conversation with Samantha Little – ICSD Director of Athletics and Wellness [Audio] appeared first on WRFI Community Radio. ... more
Cornell president Martha Pollack is backing the University’s plan for reactivation in the fall. According to the Cornell Daily Sun, Pollack sent an email to the University community, noting that welcoming students back to Ithaca was “the best option available”. She also says that all decisions were driven by the school’s “responsibility to safeguard the The post Coronavirus Update, appeared first ... more