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Critical Alert Friday Morning Commute

Due to the tragic events of the Pascack Valley train crashing into the Hoboken station early yesterday morning,  commuters should be prepared for alternate travel routes and delays on Friday morning.  Service on the Pascack Valley and Port Jervis lines remain suspended. MTA officials warn the shuttle bus service will be limited and there is […]

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Afternoon News Update 9/30

On Monday, a 17-year-old Pleasantville Cottage School student was charged and arrested for slashing a fellow student with a 7-inch knife. It is unclear why Britany Tessier slashed another 17-year-old girl in the torso, but authorities were able to respond quickly to the scene and rush the victim to the hospital. The victim was able […]

Hoboken Crash Victim Identified

Yesterday’s commuter train crash at the Lackawanna station in Hoboken N.J. left one dead and over 100 injured, some seriously. There is still no word from investigators as to the cause of the accident. The black box was collected from the rear of the train, according to the vice chair of the National Transportation Board. […]

Wake and Mass for Deputy Chief Fahy

Battalion Chief Michael Fahy, a 17-year veteran of the FDNY, who was killed early Tuesday morning while leading operations on a suspected gas leak in the Bronx has been posthumously promoted to the rank of Deputy Chief according to an announcement by city officials. Fahy had passed the exam in 2013 and was on the […]

DEC Grant Supports Hudson River Estuary

A grant for $441,091 will go to 10 projects to help communities in the Hudson River Estuary watershed to protect water quality and habitats, conserve open space, and increase storm resiliency, according to Commissioner Basil Seggos of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). $50,000 of this grant will support Riverkeeper’s community science […]

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GM’s Corner

WRCR PHASES-IN TALK FORMAT

While preserving Localism, WRCR has added two new shows of general interest to its lineup of programs. They are the Stephanie Miller Show and the world renowned Thom Hartmann Program. Programs are informative and engaging and Progressive in character. They air for 6 hours daily, 10:10 AM to 4:00 PM weekdays. Give them a try […]

Jordan Baker Joins Rockland Legend Steve Possell on WRCR AM 1700’s Morning Show

Actress Jordan Baker, who has had roles on the radio station-focused TV programs NewsRadio and Frasier, has joined the Morning Show with Steve Possell Monday, February 29th, 2016. Baker replaces Meredyth Glover, who is leaving to pursue other interests. Her last Morning Show was Friday, February 26th. Baker’s acting career began in 1989. She has […]

COMMUNITY NOTEBOOK

Rockland County Health Dept. will hold Flu Vaccine Clinics

In preparation for the 2016/2017 flu season, the Rockland County Health Dept. will hold Flu Vaccine Clinics from 1-4PM on the following Fridays: Sept. 23, Sept 30, Oct 7, Oct 14, Oct 21, and Oct 28, at the Robert Yeager Health Center, Bldg A, 2nd floor rotunda clinic area, on Sanatorium Road, Pomona, NY. No […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Adoptable Pets 9-29-16

All these wonderful animals are looking for “forever homes” if you would like to meet them and spend some time getting to know each other contact HiTor.org – thanks to HealthSav.com for sponsoring Pet Corner – Learn CPR — Be A Lifesaver! If you are not ready to adopt there are other ways to support […]

Adoptable Pets 9-22-16

These wonderful animals are seeking “forever home” and loving families.  If you are looking to add some love to your household contact HiTor.org (845-354-7900) And thanks to our supporter HEALTHSav.com – Learn CPR become a Lifesaver! And if you can’t adopt but want to support HiTor make a donation to their “Urgent Needs List” (listed […]

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Snow Closings Updated Regularly

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