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Heat Advisory issued August 17 at 3:39AM EDT until August 17 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS New York City

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING… * HEAT INDEX VALUES…Upper 90s. * TIMING…Through the early evening. * IMPACTS…Extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure. INSTRUCTIONS: A Heat Advisory […]

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Rockland Legislator Weighs in on Shared Services Initiative Controversies

The first Shared Services Initiative public hearing was held Wednesday night in Blauvelt, and speakers primarily focused on the inclusion of county retirees’ health care coverage. Legislator Lon Hofstein told “The Morning Show” yesterday that he was disappointed that some of his colleagues have been whipping people up unnecessarily… Audio: Lon Hofstein The next hearings on the Shared […]

NJT Officials: We Underestimated Agency’s Issues

New Jersey Transit executives were grilled yesterday by state lawmakers for the authority’s poor performance of late. Published reports said NJT Executive Director Kevin Corbett admitted he misread the scope of the issues there when he took office with governor Phil Murphy in January. At a press conference at the Pearl River train station Wednesday, […]

State Senate Candidates Take Different Approach to Film Industry

Lately, Rockland towns have been eager to do more to lure film and TV productions to their areas, with the hope and promise of big crews spending money at area shops and restaurants. State Senate candidate Republican Tony Basille wants to take the tax breaks given to Hollywood productions and give it instead to middle […]

Hi Tor to Hold “Clear The Shelters Adoption Drive” Noon to 5 in Pomona Saturday

If you were in the market for a new pet you might want to check out Hi Tor tomorrow. They’re holding another “Clear The Shelters Adoption Drive” from Noon to 5 at the shelter in Pomona. Adoption fees will be reduced for all animals over 6 months of age but donations are always appreciated and […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 8/16/18

Belle’s name appropriately reflects her quiet beauty. Belle is a 2 – 3 year old terrier mix. Belle is quite gentle with her people once she gets to know you. She is a bit scared and shy at first but, when she gets comfortable gives endless affection. Give this little beauty a chance. This sweet […]

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 8/9/18

Leah is a five year-old female pit bull mix who was surrendered to the shelter two years ago this week because her owner did not have the time for her. Leah would do well in an active home as she loves to run around and play, so she’d do well with kids about 10 and […]

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

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