I’m Simon and I host the WRRV afternoon show weekdays 3-7. I was born and raised outside of Hartford and moved to Poughkeepsie to go to Marist. After that, I started a band and got a job here at station. Things I'm into: Festivals, drum solos and grilled cheese. Things I'm not into: Polka, close talkers and burnt grilled cheese. Top 3 music fests to look forward to every year: Mountain Jam, Gathering of the Vibes and Bonnaroo. Sports teams: Bears, Red Sox, Golden State Warriors. My favorite parts of working at WRRV? Artist interviews, concerts, backstage passes and of course free pizza.
World’s Largest Kaleidoscope Found In The Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley is home to a lot of unique things, but did you know the world's largest kaleidoscope can be found in the area? It's true.
Steps Being Taken To Protect Legendary Hudson Valley Swimming Hole
New York State will hire two full-time seasonal employees to protect one of the Hudson Valley's most popular swimming holes. As more and more people have discovered Peekamoose Blue Hole, the move to defend it has become necessary.
Popular Poughkeepsie Restaurant To Close For Good
A popular Poughkeepsie restaurant will close its doors for good after making the announcement on Facebook Sunday.
$92 Million Expansion Approved For Kingston Hospital
It only took 17 months, but approval was granted for the $92 million expansion of Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley's Mary's Avenue campus in Kingston.
Dutchess County Executive Issues Emergency Order
Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro has issued an emergency order restricting travel in Dutchess County as of 5 pm today. The order means that travel is restricted to essential personnel on all roads within the county.
Dramatic Footage Shows Tree Limb Falling On Route 9G Power Lines
Dramatic footage from Friday's Noreaster has surfaced showing a tree limb nearly knock down power lines right on top of members of Hyde Park's Roosevelt Fire District.
New Poughkeepsie-Based Trans-Am Race Team Launched
A new racing team will operate out of Poughkeepsie after local entrepreneur and driver Chris Dyson announced the launch of CD Racing last week.
Nor’easter Knocks Out Power For Thousands Of Local Residents
Friday's damaging Noreaster knocked out power for thousands of Hudson Valley residents. Central Hudson has been working around the clock to restore service to those who still remain without power.
Major Poughkeepsie Riverfront Development Announced
The long-dormant DeLavall property will see new life as part of a $25 million project to build and develop Poughkeepsie's waterfront. The project will include a mix of commercial and residential properties and will not cost taxpayers a dime to maintain while adding to the tax base.
The Hudson Valley’s First Sake Brewery To Open In Early 2019
The Hudson Valley will see the opening of its very first Sake brewery as the Culinary Institute of America partners with a leader in the field.