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Measles Outbreak has Rockland Health Officials Urging Residents to get Immunized

County health officials say there is a measles outbreak in the county and they are urging anyone who might need a measles vaccination to get it. At a press conference today, Rockland County Commissioner of Health Doctor Patricia Schnabel Ruppert said there are now 11 confirmed measles cases in the County, 5 primary cases and 6 […]

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Rockland Orders Students in Affected Schools without Measles Inoculations to Stay Home

With 11 cases of the measles already confirmed in the county, area students who have not been inoculated and attend three schools where there have been confirmed cases are being ordered to stay home. Rockland County Executive Ed Day says the Health Department doesn’t want the outbreak to get any worse… Audio: Ed Day At […]

Try These Toasty Tips as Temps Tank

Colder temperatures are settling in and household heating systems are starting to crank on, but Orange and Rockland has some advice that can keep your heating systems running more smoothly and keeping you toasty warm this winter. Spokesman Mike Donovan says you should make sure your insulation is doing its job properly, and double-check to […]

SPACE to Hold Senate / Assembly Candidates Debate Tonight in Stony Point

The Stony Point Action Committee for the Environment is hosting a candidates debate tonight in Stony Point. Supervisor Jim Monaghan says the two candidates vying to succeed State Senator Bill Larkin will be taking part… Audio: Jim Monaghan George Potanovic of SPACE hopes the debate stays focused on issues and doesn’t descend into back-and-forth negative […]

Bronx Woman Jailed, Charged with Cashing Forged Check in Sparkill

A 49-year-old Bronx woman was jailed last week for allegedly trying to cash a fake check worth almost two-thousand dollars at a Sparkill bank. Orangetown police say Kiera Isbell also had a phony New York State driver’s license. Police say both the check and license were of an actual Chase bank customer. She was being […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 10/18/18

Sky is a beautiful four-year-old terrier mix who is looking for her family to come rescue her. Sky is a laid-back girl who found herself at our shelter unexpectedly. She is quite beautiful with her gray/blue color. Sky walks nicely on a leash and has a nice way about her. She has a calm demeanor […]

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 10/11/18

Clyde is a hound terrier mix and is 7 months old. He came in with his sister but, she was adopted and sweet, sweet Clyde remains.  He is energetic like most puppies are, but has an amazingly wonderful disposition. If you are looking for a young pup to train and play, come see Clyde. This […]

Morning Drive Show

NEW CONTEST — free tix to Jarlath Henderson at the Rockland Conservatory of Music in Pearl River

Contest Time! Tune in Friday 10/19 for your chance to win tickets to experience Jarlath Henderson at the Rockland Conservatory of Music in Pearl River this Saturday 10/20. Jarlath Henderson is the first Irish soloist to win the BBC’s “Young Folk Musician of the Year.” This masterful Irish balladeer has a signature sound that’s modern, rhythmic and percussive. Tickets […]

GM’s Corner

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” […]

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 […]

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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

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