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Stage 2 Water Restrictions Start Today

Rockland County Executive Ed Day has announced a Stage 2 water emergency for the county. Stage 2 is a preventative measure. The average rainfall in March and June has had a 36-percent drop. According to Day, “there is not enough water in the Ramapo River right now.” Stage 2 implements water-use cutbacks for homes and […]


Afternoon News Update

A Yonkers man was found guilty on multiple felony charges, including two counts of first degree robbery and two counts of first degree assault. 30 year old Michael Thomas stabbed his 19 year old victim in the heart and stole his backpack, but luckily doctors were able to save the teenagers life. Thomas faces the […]

Clarkstown Officials Gather Evidence on Chief Sullivan

There is still no word on why Clarkstown officials suspended Police Chief Michael Sullivan on Wednesday evening. The town now has 35 days to appoint a hearing officer to gather evidence and make a recommendation to the Town Board. At the end of the 35-day period the hearing officer may make recommends from suspension to […]

New Legislation Signed into Law

Ink was flowing in Albany yesterday as several new bills hit the books and were signed into law. All NYS public employees are now provided up to four hours of paid leave each year to undergo prostate cancer screenings. Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer in American men. Every year 15,000 are diagnosed […]

Grace VanderWaal Free Concert July 30th

Local Suffern celebrity, Grace VanderWaal, won’t be on America’s Got Talent until August but according to her Facebook page, little Grace will be giving Rockland residents a Free town concert July 30th at the Lafayette Theatre. Doors open at 4:30pm.

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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 […]

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Adoptable Pets 7-21-16

These lovable pets are waiting for “forever homes” — if you would like to spend some time getting to know them contact –and thanks to for sponsoring Meredyth’s Pet Corner!

Adoptable Pets 7-6-16

This list of wonderful animals looking for “Forever Homes” is brought to you by in New City — if you have interest in any of these animals you can contact: Mojo is a 1-2 year old male pit bull mix who was returned to the shelter . He just had to much energy […]


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