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Rockland Water Restrictions Lifted

Rockland County Executive Ed Day has announced that the Rockland Department of Health mandatory water restrictions imposed in July are now lifted. Day said, “We appreciate that efforts of our residents and businesses who cooperated with the water use restrictions and helped get us through this hot, dry period.” He added that we should “continue […]


Afternoon News Update 9/26

I’m Patrick flood with your WRCR News it’s Monday September 26 Federal prosecutors have revealed this week that a Rockland man, who was a key witness in a narcotics and firearms case against a former NYPD officer, has been found dead. Robert Bishun of Garnerville was found with his neck and wrists zip tied in […]

Cornell Urges Public Comment on Suez Water Hike

Suez Water New York proposed a rate hike of approximately 17 percent over the next three years. The New York state Public Service Commission, which oversees utilities in the state, is seeking public comments on the hike. An Administrative Law Judge will oversee the hearing. Rockland County Legislator Harriet Cornell is urging residents and business […]

Tanker Rolls and Spills Vinyl Acetate on Thruway

Saturday at 6:52 a.m. a tanker rolled over and spilled highly flammable and toxic vinyl acetate used in making glue. The state Thruway at the Harriman exit 16 was closed for four hours. No injuries were reported. Hazmat was called in for the cleanup. The accident is under investigation.  

Avalon Gardens Sells for $147M

One of the largest real estate transactions in Rockland recently took place when Avalon Gardens also known as “eaves” off Smith Road in Nanuet sold for $147 million to a new owner. The complex has 504 rental units and has been renamed by the new owners to “The Peaks of Nanuet Apartment Homes.”

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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 9-22-16

These wonderful animals are seeking “forever home” and loving families.  If you are looking to add some love to your household contact (845-354-7900) And thanks to our supporter – Learn CPR become a Lifesaver! And if you can’t adopt but want to support HiTor make a donation to their “Urgent Needs List” (listed […]

Adoptable Pets 9-15-16

These loving animals are looking for “forever homes” and if you are interested in making that dream come true visit — and thanks to our sponsor “Learn CPR — become a lifesaver.”


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Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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