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NY Blood Center Declares Blood Emergency

The New York Blood Center, that supplies blood and platelets to numerous area hospitals, has announced a blood shortage and is declaring a blood emergency. Regional Director Andrea Cefarelli told Mid-Hudson news that the Center is “down to a two-day supply of O negative, B negative and A negative.” Typically blood donations decline during this […]


Gay Pride March Sunday

On Sunday, the Gay Pride March took place in Greenwich Village. The march started at 36th Street and Fifth Avenue ending at Christopher and Greenwich Street, passing the recently register historical landmark, Stonewall Inn, considered the birthplace of the gay liberation movement.  It has been estimated that approximately 20,000 people showed up to lend their […]

Transformer Fire in Hillburn

A significant transformer fire started Friday evening in Hillburn. The at approximately 7 p.m. and was still blazing at 10:30 p.m. The 500,000-volt substation was loaded with approximately 60,000 gallons of oil, according to Rockland County Fire Coordinator Gordon Wren. There were environmental concerns because the blaze was 150 feet from Torne Brook that runs […]

Unit 2 Reactor Shut Down Again for Leak

There has been another mishap at the Indian Point nuclear power plant in Buchannan. At the beginning of the month, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission gave Indian Point nuclear power plant a “passing grade” on its annual safety assessment despite push back from politicians and activists who want the plant closed. Unit 2, was taken offline […]

Worrell, Herr, Santucci, Cunningham Die Over the Weekend

We lost some great ones over the weekend — Bernie Worrell the American keyboardist and composer – best known as a founding member of P-Funk, the Parliamentary-Funkadelic, has passed. Worrell was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997. He was 72. We also lost, Michael Herr, the author of the Vietnam […]

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GM’s Corner

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 […]

WRCR HD Digital is On!

You won’t believe you are listening to an AM station! Crystal clear FM-quality audio on the AM band! Here’s how to get us on HD: You will need a HD receiver – 30 million are already in use! Here is a link to an inexpensive but good portable receiver – “Sparc” available at http://SPARC […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Adoptable Pets 6-23-16

Here are your adoptable pets for the week brought to you by of New City and provided by HiTor Animal Care Center in Pomona.  If you are interested in providing a “forever home” for any of these wonderful animals contact:

Adoptable Pets 6-16-16

Here are six wonderful animals looking for “forever homes” — contact to visit and get to know them.  Our thanks to for sponsoring the Adoptable Pets.


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