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Rockland Supervisors and Governor Want Answers on O&R Storm Response and Preparation

24 hours after Tropical Storm Isaias marched through Rockland, New York’s governor says he wants answers as to why power restoration is taking so long. The Department of Public Service will look into storm responses by power companies in the state, including Orange and Rockland Utilities. The governor also declared a state of emergency yesterday […]

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Rockland Supervisors and Governor Want Answers on O&R Storm Response and Preparation

24 hours after Tropical Storm Isaias marched through Rockland, New York’s governor says he wants answers as to why power restoration is taking so long. The Department of Public Service will look into storm responses by power companies in the state, including Orange and Rockland Utilities. The governor also declared a state of emergency yesterday […]

RC Tourism Director: Lifting of “Restrictive Covenant” on Palisades Center Could Make it More Competitive

The restricted covenant against Palisades Center prohibiting them from building in their so-called fourth floor attic, extra space that’s been dormant for more than 20 years, will go before the voters in Clarkstown this fall. Rockland Director of Economic Development and Tourism Jeremy Schulman says lifting the covenant will help Palisades Center become more than […]

COVID-19 Prompts Unique Trash Issues

One of the residual effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is added trash that usually isn’t scattered about – masks and gloves thrown on the ground instead of being disposed of properly. Mike Wilson hosts the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland “Storm Water Consortium” show here on WRCR, and laments between the discarded PPE and takeout […]

RCC Student Launches Emergency Fund for Students during COVID-19

A recent Rockland Community College graduate has launched an emergency fund to help his fellow students during the COVID-19 pandemic. We get details from WRCR’s Kathryn Cambrea…

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 […]

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