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South Orangetown Middle School Closed Again

South Orangetown Middle School is closed again this morning. There is a second water main break just 20’ from the original break. The school is the only client affected by the break — no homes at this time. Suez water crews were on the scene at 6:00 a.m. Bill Madden, spokesperson for Suez Water, called […]


Afternoon News Update 10/24

In Bronxville, a 24-year-old man was arrested for supposedly stealing a car and a checkbook from the New York Presbyterian/Lawrence Hospital. According to authorities, Yonkers resident Michael Perrier illegally went into the hospital last week and stole the checkbook and car keys from a desk drawer. Police used surveillance footage from the hospital to identify […]

Register for NYS Health Insurance

Rockland County Executive Ed Day and County Health Commissioner Dr. Patricia Schnabel Ruppert remind residents November 1 is the date the open-enrollment period for health care coverage through the NY State of Health Marketplace. If you haven’t signed up for health insurance you can enroll for coverage starting in January 2017. If you already signed-up, […]

Viola Estates Ramapo Stop Work Order

At a hearing in the New City courthouse, the Ramapo Building Department issued a stop work order on the Viola road construction project. The neighbors of the newly constructed Viola Estates in Ramapo had commissioned an on-site inspection of the 44-home development that found separate plumbing, gas and electrical systems and separate water heaters and […]

Prepare Your Home for Winter

While there is talk of a mild winter this season it is still important to prepare your home for the cold weather. Orange & Rockland is offering tips for keeping you and your family safe from carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless and tasteless poisonous gas created by the incomplete burning of […]

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GM’s Corner


While preserving Localism, WRCR has added two new shows of general interest to its lineup of programs. They are the Stephanie Miller Show and the world renowned Thom Hartmann Program. Programs are informative and engaging and Progressive in character. They air for 6 hours daily, 10:10 AM to 4:00 PM weekdays. Give them a try […]

Jordan Baker Joins Rockland Legend Steve Possell on WRCR AM 1700’s Morning Show

Actress Jordan Baker, who has had roles on the radio station-focused TV programs NewsRadio and Frasier, has joined the Morning Show with Steve Possell Monday, February 29th, 2016. Baker replaces Meredyth Glover, who is leaving to pursue other interests. Her last Morning Show was Friday, February 26th. Baker’s acting career began in 1989. She has […]


Rockland County Health Dept. will hold Flu Vaccine Clinics

In preparation for the 2016/2017 flu season, the Rockland County Health Dept. will hold Flu Vaccine Clinics from 1-4PM on the following Fridays: Sept. 23, Sept 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 21, and Oct 28, at the Robert Yeager Health Center, Bldg A, 2nd floor rotunda clinic area, on Sanatorium Road, Pomona, NY. No […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Adoptable Pets 10-20-16

Each of these animals is looking for a “forever family” — if you would like to meet them contact: — and thanks to our sponsor — Learn CPR…Become a Lifesaver! If you cannot adopt today — there are other ways to help through donating supplies — contact HiTor.og for the “Immediate Needs” list. […]

Adoptable Pet 10-13-16

These loving animals are looking for “forever homes.”  If you would like to meet them contact or call 845-354-7900 and thanks to our sponsor – Learn CPR…be a Lifesaver!


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Snow Closings Updated Regularly

Please click on the image below to view all snow closings for Rockland County.