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.
New Medicinal Medical Marijuana Powder Gains Approval In New York
A new medical marijuana product will soon be available in the Hudson Valley.
Proposed Hudson Valley Irish Cultural Center Gains Approval
More than six years after it was originally proposed, a new Irish Cultural Center will be built in Kingston.
‘Gremlins’ Returns to the Big Screen in the Hudson Valley Friday
The classic 1980s film 'Gremlins' makes its return to the big screen in the Hudson Valley this weekend. Ulster Performing Arts Center in Kingston will show the popular movie Friday night at 7:30PM.
The Hudson Valley’s Newest Zip Line Now Open
Here's a new outdoor option in Orange County: the area's newest zip line at the Castle Fun Center in Chester.
Winter Weather Advisory In Effect For Parts Of The Hudson Valley
A winter weather advisory has been announced for parts of the Hudson Valley although thankfully snow is not in the forecast at this time.
Hudson Valley Music Venue Plans Upgrades, Concert Series
If you haven't been paying attention to the great things happening at Hutton Brickyards in Kingston, now would be a good time to see what all the buzz is about.
Orange County’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary Opens Its Doors
The New York State Department of Health recently expanded the statewide medical marijuana program. The expansion has resulted in the first medical marijuana dispensary to open its doors in Orange County.
Hudson Valley Sporting Facility Seeks New Owners
A Hudson Valley sporting facility is available for purchase after filing for bankruptcy.
New York’s Windiest Road Ends Up In The Hudson Valley
With more than 100 curves, New York's windiest road is a fun ride. Did you know that it begins in Hancock and ends up in the Hudson Valley?
Now Hiring: Lake Taghkanic State Park
If you have any interest in working outdoors this summer, you may want to get in touch with the staff at Lake Taghkanic State Park. They're searching for lifeguards, entrance booth and boat rental attendants and seasonal maintenance staff for summer 2018.