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Suspect Captured in Ramapo Murder Case

Ramapo Police Chief Brad Weidel says a suspect is in custody in Boston after he fled the scene of a murder this morning in Ramapo. Weidel says a dispute led to the fatal stabbing of 40 year-old Jairo Danilo Sandoval del Cid of Pomona. It is unclear at this point what happened and what the […]

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Ramapo Police Seeking Murder Suspect

UPDATE: 9:10am RPD Investigators believe the suspect has fled the area. They are utilizing Rockland County Police Academy recruits to assist with an area search for evidence. The investigation is ongoing. Original Post: Northbrook Road between East Eckerson and Sherman Drive in Spring Valley is closed as police are investigating a murder in a home […]

Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Scientist Who Coined the Term “Global Warming” Dies

The scientist who coined the term “Global Warming” and did most of his studying right here in Rockland County died Monday. Wallace Broecker first came to what is now the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory in Palisades in 1952 as a summer intern. In 1975, Broecker was among the first scientists to predict an imminent rise in […]

RPC Patient Faces 25 Years in Prison After Manslaughter Conviction

A patient at the Rockland Psychiatric Center faces 25 years in prison after being convicted of manslaughter Tuesday. Rockland County’s District Attorney says 54 year-old Billy Pugh attacked another patient, Ronald Randolph, in July 2017, punching and stomping on his head numerous times while he was unconscious. Pugh will be sentenced on May 14.

Ramapo Ballpark Consultant Expected to Come to Town in March

A sports venue consultant hired by the town of Ramapo to give his opinion on how to squeeze more money out of the ballpark is expected to come to town next month and see the place up close and personal. Town communications director Phil Tisi says Dan Barrett has worked with many professional sports clubs […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 2/14/19

Meet Puff. He is about 2 years old and his playful nature reflects his young age. He appears to be an American Bulldog mix. Puff is a wonderful boy. He is very strong, but he does play gently. His favorite toy is a soccer ball! Talk about a big goofy love! He has lived with […]

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 2/7/19

Chaos is a 4-year-old handsome brindle Cane Corso who was surrendered to the shelter back in October. He has lived with four children in the past but would prefer no other pets in the household. Chaos is a very strong dog who would need a family who has Cane Corso or similar breed experience. He […]

GM’s Corner

WRCR Needs Your Support: GoFundMe

WRCR Radio wants to continue serving the community. To do that, we need your help. In the latter part of 2017, WRCR Radio lost the lease for our transmitter site in Nanuet. This took the station off the air and limited it to Internet-only broadcasting. After a long and painstaking search, we found a suitable […]

AM1700 Update 8/17/2018: Site Secured; Paperwork and Funding Comes Next

Update: August 17, 2018: So we have a site to move to…now we’re just securing funding to make it happen. We hope to be back on the air quickly once all the paperwork is done. If you (or a company or organization you know) would like to sponsor “The Morning Show with Steve & Jeff” […]

Morning Drive Show

WRCR Radio needs your help to continue serving the community.

In the latter part of 2017, WRCR Radio lost the lease for our transmitter site in Nanuet. This took the station off the air and limited it to Internet-only broadcasting. After a long and painstaking search, we found a suitable tower in Haverstraw. We have an agreement in place with the owner to purchase the […]

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

Rockland County Marine Corps League Auxiliary

Members of the Rockland County Marine Corps League Auxiliary are happy to meet others related to Marines, either by birth or marriage! They have a great group, always active with projects to help Marines, US military in general, and their families. They meet the 4th Tuesday of every month at 7:30pm, upstairs at K&E Post […]

Awards:

Our awards for excellence in broadcasting include those from US Congress, NY State Broadcasters’ Association, Rockland County Legislature, Town of Ramapo.
 

Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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