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22 Sickened at Ramapo High School; HAZMAT Gives All-Clear and School has Resumed

Ramapo Police say 22 students and staff members were treated this morning at Ramapo High School after a foul odor was detected in the school. patients. 19 were treated at the scene, one was taken to Nyack Hospital. Police say Rockland County Hazmat conducted air sample analysis and found no presence of hazardous conditions present. […]

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Speculation Swirls Over HNA Conference Center’s Future in Palisades

Speculation is swirling around the fate of the HNA Conference Center in Palisades. The center’s parent company is struggling and looking to unload the property. Orangetown supervisor Teresa Kenny says it should remain a hotel conference center, but there may be some kind of housing in its future as well… Kenny says RCC is among […]

Monsey Hanukkah Stabbing Victim, in Coma Since Attack, Opens Eyes

After nearly two months in the hospital in a coma, the most seriously injured victim of the Monsey Hanukkah attack has opened his eyes. Rabbi Yisroel Kahan, who is a Ramapo Police Department community liaison, Tweeted late Tuesday that Joseph Neuman is also showing other other signs of improvement. 37 year-old Grafton Thomas of Greenwood […]

Requests for Gun Permits Jump in Rockland

Requests for gun permits have jumped in the wake of the Monsey Hanukkah attack and last week’s Finkelstein Library stabbing, which have sparked concerns among Rocklanders. County Clerk Paul Piperato says high-profile events like those tend to spike the interest in guns… Piperato says due to all the checks that need to be done it […]

NY Gov Gives $40M to Combat Coronavirus

New York’s governor yesterday gave the State Department of Health $40 million to hire more staff, get equipment and any other resources necessary to respond to a potential coronavirus outbreak. Governor Andrew Cuomo says people shouldn’t be fearful, but they are just being prepared… There have been no confirmed cases of coronavirus in New York.

Meredyth’s Pet Corner

Hi Tor’s Adoptable Pets – 10/31/19

Congrats to Harley who was adopted last week after 4 1/2 years at the shelter. She was adopted by Miltie, a veteran Hi Tor volunteer, and she’s doing great! This handsome 10 years-young guy is Milton. He has quickly won the hearts of staff and volunteers alike. He was brought in as a stray and […]

Hi Tor’s Adoptable Pets – 10/24/19

For info on any of these kittens please email Kristine@hitor.org. SHELLY: A super-sweet little girl who came into foster care with a severe illness which left her with a permanent loss of vision in one eye, but that doesn’t stop her from being the most inquisitive and super-curious kitten of her litter mates. She doesn’t […]

GM’s Corner

OUR LISTENERS SAY…

IN THE FIRST FULL DAY SINCE WE RESUMED OUR BROADCASTS ON AM, SOME OF THE PEOPLE REPORTING TO US SAID: …Solid, booming signal into Albany NY suburb. Audio sounds excellent. Love the music mix. Imaging is referencing “Greater Hudson Valley.” Great job and welcome back! … …I was picking them up on my car stereo […]

WRCR TOWER PROJECT UPDATE

Our Antenna Project is entering its final stages! Electrical work and tower adaptation have been completed. Antenna tune-up and interface to the transmitter will be implemented next week, by our Chief engineer, Tom Ray. Then, final testing, followed by getting on the air full-time, as authorized by the FCC recently. All of us at WRCR […]

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