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 York’s #1 Employer Has Several Hudson Valley Locations
With just over 90,000 employees state-wide, New York's #1 employer has several locations in the Hudson Valley.
Mohonk Mountain House Hosts Hudson Valley Gingerbread Competition
There was stiff competition at the recent Hudson Valley Gingerbread House Competition. The number one rule: it had to be edible.
Marist College Plans Expansion Of James J. McCann Center
The James J. McCann Recreation Center at Marist College will be making some major upgrades after receiving a $2 million grant.
Walkway Over The Hudson Welcome Center Gets Needed State Funds
Welcome Centers are planned for the Walkway Over The Hudson on both the Ulster and Dutchess County sides of the river. While the Ulster project is underway, Dutchess County can now start catching up with the help of state funds.
Hudson Valley Woman Stuffs Cart With $1,200 In Groceries
A Hudson Valley woman stuffed more than $1,200 in groceries in her shopping cart Wednesday.
Mountain Jam Pre-Sale Begins This Week
It's never too early to start thinking about the next edition of Mountain Jam. The pre-sale officially begins this week, just in time to make a great gift for the holidays.
NFL Commissioner Gives Hudson Valley Man Superbowl Tickets
A lower Hudson Valley firefighter who is fighting brain cancer was hand delivered tickets to the Superbowl by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Sunday.
Hudson Valley Casting Call For Newburgh/Beacon Area
An open casting call via the Hudson Valley Film Commission seeks actors and actresses for work beginning Monday of this week.
Poughkeepsie Red Robin Open For Business
News that Red Robin in Poughkeepsie had issues with an exhaust fan caused some confusion in the Hudson Valley this week. The exhaust fan in their kitchen did malfunction Sunday, but the issue was resolved within 24 hours.
Are New York’s Cashless Tolls Ripping You Off?
Have you had any issues with New York's cashless tolls? The system was designed to make things more simple, but for some motorists, it's had the opposite effect.