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North Rockland Schools Study Response Plans for Active Shooter Incidents

North Rockland officials from the schools and area police departments met this week with Rockland Sheriff Lou Falco to discuss potential response efforts in the event of an active shooter in the schools. Supervisor Howard Phillips says a final plan hasn’t yet been decided on… Audio: Howard Philips Phillips says local police visit the schools […]

Bus Accidents Send Dozens to Area Hospitals

Chestnut Ridge Transportation is investigating what went wrong when a school bus was involved in an accident yesterday in Pearl River, sending four children to the hospital. In a statement, the district said the middle school bus was in an accident on Center Street. The bus safety team, district administration, police and EMS were all […]

Executive Director of Rockland Homeless Organization Pleads Guilty Using Counterfeit 20-dollar Bills

The executive director of a local homeless non-profit has pleaded guilty to passing counterfeit 20-dollar bills. Rockland’s D-A says 55 year-old Ya’el Williams of Thiells will spend a year in the Rockland County Jail when he is sentenced in September. Williams was the Executive Director of Helping Hands for the Homeless of Rockland, a Spring […]

Gillibrand Calls on Congress to End Controversial Border Policy

Count New York’s Senator among those imploring Congress to act to remove the administration’s controversial policy of separating children from illegal immigrants caught at the southern border. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand took to the Senate floor yesterday and read from an Associated Press article that details the “‘tender age’ detention camps” and addressed her comments to the president […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 6/21/18

Athena is a one-year old terrier mix pup and she is quite the happy gal! She is new to the shelter but so far, she is fun, friendly and full of energy. Athena had quite the time at her recent photo shoot for her bio picture, especially once she saw her favorite squeaky toys and […]

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 6/14/18

Dallas is a 3-year-old male bully mix. You may have heard his name before because Dallas has been at the shelter for a very long time. He was surrendered after he was found as a stray at a college campus upstate. Some really cool fraternity guys took him in and let him live with them […]

Morning Drive Show

NEW CONTEST — JUNE 2018!! The Morning Show with Steve & Jeff

The weather’s heating up and so are our ticket giveaways! This time it’s for a family 4-pack of tickets to the Endless Summer Car & Bike Show! Steve and Jeff will be giving away four-packs of passes this week (through June 22)…just listen to the show and dial in when they tell you to! The […]

GM’s Corner

AM1700 Update 4/2/2018: Working on Securing Temporary, Medium-Power Transmitter Site

Update: April 2, 2018: WRCR has submitted several engineering reports to the various authorities involved for review. We hope to be back on the air once their reviews are complete. Stay tuned! Meanwhile, our programming is available on WRCR.com  http://radio.securenetsystems.net/v5/WRCR We apologize for the inconvenience. Continue to check in on the AM to see if […]

WRCR Moves to New Garnerville Studio

December 13, 2017: We moved into our new second-floor studio space in Garnerville and started broadcasting from there Monday morning! Our new studio line is: 845-429-1700 We are still progressing with a new tower location and hope to have news about that in the near future. Meanwhile, our programming, including “The Morning Show with Steve […]

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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