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.
Rail Trail Upgrades To Connect New Paltz To The Walkway
You'll soon be able to walk or bike all the way from the Walkway Over The Hudson to New Paltz after more than $3 million in trail upgrades were announced by Ulster County Executive Mike Hein.
Hudson Valley Strip Club Fights To Reopen
A Hudson Valley strip club has filed suit against city officials who have blocked their reopening.
Hudson Valley Rite Aids Morph Into Walgreens
Several Hudson Valley Rite Aid locations are now Walgreens as part of a $4.4 billion deal. Hudson Valley One reports the Highland, New Paltz and Stone Ridge locations are part of the deal, but few changes are expected for now.
Catching Fish In The Wappingers Creek With Hand-made Flies
Wappingers Creek is the longest creek in Dutchess County. It winds along for more than 40 miles and offers up some great fishing in places. Footage recently uploaded to YouTube shows some expert fishing in Poughkeepsie with a homemade twist.
Hudson Valley Utility Companies Staff Up Ahead Of The Storm
The utility companies that cover the Hudson Valley are getting ready for another dose of snow. The forecast is calling for anywhere from 6-12 inches so they need to be ready for the fourth Nor'easter in March.
Rock and Roll Resort Music Festival This Weekend In Kerhonkson
Rock and Roll Resort v8: The Grateful Escape will feature an amazing weekend of music in the spirit of the Grateful Dead. The Hudson Valley Resort and Spa in Kerhonkson will once again play host to three full days of music this weekend.
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.