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State of Emergency Declared in Rockland County to Stem Measles Outbreak

Rockland County Executive Ed Day has declared a county-wide State of Emergency relating to the ongoing measles outbreak. Effective at the stroke of midnight, tonight, anyone who is under 18 years of age and unvaccinated against the measles will be barred from public places until this declaration expires in 30 days or until they receive […]

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Rockland’s Legislature Passes Plastic Bag Ban, County Executive says Bill Needs Research

The Rockland County legislature voted 14-3 Thursday to ban plastic bags from, but not limited to, many retail and drug stores, supermarkets, restaurants, and farmers’ markets. Legislator Nancy Low-Hogan of Clarkstown and Orangetown calls plastic bags a major problem and says the law is a huge step forward for Rockland… On Sunday, at an event […]

NY Environmental Groups Want Expanded Bottle Bill in State Budget

Environmental groups are hoping to get an expanded bottle deposit law passed with the state budget. Andrea Sears reports.

NJ Delays Vote on Pot, CT Takes Steps Towards Passage, NY in Holding Pattern

OK, everybody inhale slowly, then exhale slowly…a vote on legalized weed in New Jersey has been delayed. The Associated Press reports the New Jersey legislature abandoned voting on a bill yesterday that would have legalized recreational marijuana after the president of the state Senate said there weren’t enough votes to pass the bill. It was […]

Clarkstown to Ask State to Improve Road Conditions

It’s been a rough winter on Rockland roadways but at least one town is tired of taking the blame for state roads that are crumbling. Clarkstown supervisor George Hoehmann says at tonight’s town board meeting he expects to pass resolutions asking the state to do traffic safety studies and authorize capital improvement projects for Routes […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 3/21/19

Check out Clifford! Yup, he is stunning. He is new to the shelter and came in as a stray. Watch out world, he is a heartbreaker! At only about 2, he is a big, strong, playful puppy! He has fur that feels like a shepherd but if you look at his face he looks like […]

Hi Tor List of Adoptable Pets 3/14/19

Dallas is a 5-year-old male tuxedo pibble mix who has been at the shelter since Aug 2015. He is one of the longest residents. He was surrendered after he was found as a stray at a college upstate. Some cool fraternity guys took him in and let him live with them for a while. Once […]

GM’s Corner

WRCR Needs Your Support: GoFundMe

WRCR Radio wants to continue serving the community. To do that, we need your help. In the latter part of 2017, WRCR Radio lost the lease for our transmitter site in Nanuet. This took the station off the air and limited it to Internet-only broadcasting. After a long and painstaking search, we found a suitable […]

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” […]

Morning Drive Show

WRCR Radio needs your help to continue serving the community.

In the latter part of 2017, WRCR Radio lost the lease for our transmitter site in Nanuet. This took the station off the air and limited it to Internet-only broadcasting. After a long and painstaking search, we found a suitable tower in Haverstraw. We have an agreement in place with the owner to purchase the […]

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.