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Reports: New City Man Arrested in Connection with Riot in Wash. D.C.

A Rockland County man has reportedly been charged with participating in the riot in the nation’s capital earlier this month. Published reports said 44 year-old Christopher Kelly of New City is accused by the FBI with obstructing an official proceeding, aiding and abetting, unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds, and violent entry and disorderly […]

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NYSUT Calls for Suspension of Standardized Tests Due to Pandemic

Teachers are telling the New York State Education Department that, because of the pandemic, students shouldn’t have to take standardized tests at the end of the school year. New York State United Teachers are calling on the state to ask for a federal waiver on testing requirements for grades three through high school. NYSUT’s Jolene […]

Rockland Legislator Brings Care Packages to Troops in Washington D.C. on Inauguration Day

A Rockland legislator was in Washington D.C. Wednesday to distribute care packages to troops providing security on Inauguration Day. Legislator Aron Wieder of Ramapo told them his gratitude for members of the military is deeply personal… Those troops, Wieder says, are members of the Keystone National Guard from Pennsylvania. The packages he delivered contained personal […]

Rockland Gets 2,100 More Doses of COVID Vaccine, but CE Says it’s Not Nearly Enough

Rockland’s County Executive said he is tired of being the state’s “red-headed stepchild” when it comes to the vaccination program. County Executive Ed Day says with the second highest fatality rate in the state, Rockland deserves more attention, and the 21-hundred doses the Health Department got on Wednesday, is not nearly enough… Day says seniors […]

Area Lawmakers Seek to Let School Districts Create Wards for School Board Elections

Two area state lawmakers have introduced legislation to let any Rockland school district create wards for the purposes of school board elections. Rockland state senator Elijah Reichlin-Melnick says the bill would give school districts the right to decide if a ward system is right them… Rockland state representative Ken Zebrowski introduced the bill in the […]

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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WRCR Meteorologist Mark Hanok’s Long-Range Winter Weather Forecast 2020-2021

Click here to hear his long-range winter weather forecast for 2020-2021. Click here for a printable PDF.

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