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.
‘Goodfellas’ Actor With Hudson Valley Ties Dies At 89
A member of the Goodfellas movie cast who had ties to the lower Hudson Valley has passed away at the age of 89.
Hudson Valley Based Movie Seeks Classic Cars
If you or someone you know has a classic car in the garage collecting dust, first of all why is it collecting dust? And second of all, cars from the late 30s, 40s and early 50s of all kinds are needed for a new movie being filmed in the Hudson Valley this fall.
Infamous Poughkeepsie Murderer Up For Parole
A Poughkeepsie man who plead guilty in 1989 to killing his parents and brother, and attempting to kill his sister, is up for parole again in November.
Former Marist Basketball Coach Arrested On Bribery Charges
A former Marist College Men's Basketball Assistant Coach was arrested along with 10 others in one of the largest bribery busts ever in college basketball.
Sports Kingdome Opening Delayed Until Next Year
When completed, the Sports Kingdome in East Fishkill will be the worlds largest. But it looks like we'll be waiting a little bit longer before the Hudson Valley can enjoy it.
Bannerman Island Movie Series Continues With Another Classic Film
The Bannerman Island film series comes to a close this weekend with another classic movie.
How Will Bankruptcy Affect Hudson Valley Toys R Us?
The rumors have turned out to be true, Toys R Us has declared bankruptcy. But how will that affect their four Hudson Valley locations?
Did You Pay Cash For Your Hudson Valley Home?
The real estate market is heating up in the Hudson Valley. So much so, that more and more people are paying cash for their homes.
Sights And Scenes From The 2017 Hudson River Craft Beer Festival
The fifth annual Hudson River Craft Beer Festival took place Saturday in Beacon and thousands showed to enjoy the tasty craft beers/ciders, delicious food and beautiful weather.
Top Five 1980s Slang Words That The Hudson Valley Needs Resurrect
The 1980's were a decade of big hair and excess and some of the language used doesn't translate well into modern times. Which is exactly why we need to bring some of these amazing words back into our everyday lives.