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East Ramapo Board President Speaks About Oversight Bill

East Ramapo School Board President Yehuda Weissmandl spoke on Wednesday, urging both sides in the controversial East Ramapo oversight issue, to compromise with eachother. The board official stated that though the East Ramapo bill that would have appointed a monitor who could veto decisions failed to pass the Senate, he believed that Senator David Carlucci’s […]

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New City Arsonist To Be Resentenced As Youth

Shaul Spitzer of New City, convicted in 2011 of committing an attack of arson against another member of the Hasidic community, will be resentenced to determine if he should be adjudicated as a youthful offender as he committing the crime when he was 18 years old. Spitzer is serving his fourth year at Eastern New […]

Bear Sighting In Sloatsburg

The Ramapo Police Department is alerting the county of a large bear sighting in Sloatsburg this morning. The Ramapo Police officer witnessed the bear on the property of a home on Harriman Avenue and took pictures of the animal going through a waste basket. The officer noted that the bear ran into the wooded area […]

Boulders Recap

The Boulders lost their final game in the series against the Kansas City T-Bones 11-7 last night, making this their third loss in a row. The Boulders will play the Garden State Grays tonight at Provident Bank Park at 7:00. You can listen to the game live at WRCR 1300 AM or online at wrcr.com.

Orange Avenue Apartments Approved

Suffern Trustees officially approved construction for the proposed Orange Avenue Apartments. In May the board voted and construction is set to begin in March of next year, following the approval of required permits. The apartments will provide $4.3 million to the village over 35 years, and the developer Orange Avenue Associates will be purchasing 1.48 […]

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Tower Construction for AM-1700 Completed!

Today, May 24th, an important part of WRCR’s new transmitting facility has been completed. It’s our new 198 foot tower. One important enhancement includes its 7-foot concrete base, which is elevating it above any possible flood water levels. Here is “The Crew” that built it: In foreground, left to right: Tom Ray, Project Engineer, Dr. […]

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DID YOU KNOW?

The new WRCR AM-1700 will be broadcasting in standard analog AM, combined with the new digital, crystal clear HD Radio, on the same channel, AM-1700. What does it mean to you? If you listen in HD, it means clear, crisp audio on AM, which sounds better than satellite radio and is close to FM-quality. It […]

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

Spring Valley Fireman’s Carnival and Fireworks

The Spring Valley Volunteer Fire Department Fireman’s Carnival takes place starting Thursday, July 2, and runs through Sunday, July 5, at Spring Valley Memorial Park. The Carnival Grounds open at 5PM each evening and will feature rides, games, food, and plenty of entertainment. There will be a Fireworks display on Sunday night at 9:30PM. Parking […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Max is a 1-year old male pit bull who was surrendered to the shelter because his family had no time for him. Max will need to be the only pet in the house. He's still in his puppy stage so he should go to a home with older kids who can handle his energy, and he is a high-energy dog. Max is going to need an active home with someone willing to take the time to train him and work on his manners. He really is a sweet and playful boy.

Adoptable Pets 7-2-15

Thank you to our sponsor HealthSav located at 7 Elmwood Drive in New City! You can contact them at (914)643-3663 or visit their website at www.healthsav.com. For more information in adopting, donating, or volunteering contact Hi Tor Animal Care Center, 65 Fireman’s Memorial Drive in Pomona at (845)354-7900 or visit www.hitor.org.

Mojo is a 1-2 year old male pit bull mix who was returned to the shelter. He just had too much energy for his new family. He is good with other dogs but has not been tested with cats yet. Mojo's a very friendly, active, energetic dog who will need a family that can give him lots of exercise. So if you want to adopt MoJo you'll have to make sure you have time to get him outside to release all his energy.

Adoptable Pets 6-25-15

Thank you to our sponsor HealthSav located at 7 Elmwood Drive in New City! You can contact them at (914)643-3663 or visit their website at www.healthsav.com. For more information in adopting, donating, or volunteering contact Hi Tor Animal Care Center, 65 Fireman’s Memorial Drive in Pomona at (845)354-7900 or visit www.hitor.org.

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