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.
UPDATE: Saugerties Train Leaked Hydro Chloric Acid
Saugerties Police have issued a chemical emergency as a result of a train car leaking hydro chloric acid in the area. The Malden and West Camp areas of town are affected.
Man Vs. Food Films Hudson Valley Episode
Popular Travel Channel show Man vs. Food is making a comeback and they filmed an episode in the Hudson Valley today. But while they're set for a return to TV, a new host has been announced and long time fans of the show are furious.
Self-Driving Cars Coming To New York
Google and Uber have been working on self driving cars, but New York state has just approved a trial run for these automated automobiles from an unexpected competitor.
Dutchess, Ulster Community College Tuition To Rise
If the budgets pass, tuition is expected to rise at two Hudson Valley Community Colleges.
Walkway Over The Hudson To Feature Free Summer Movies And Live Music
The Walkway Over The Hudson will host free movies and live music in Upper Landing Park starting June 24th. The full line-up for the summer of 2017 has been announced.
‘Forrest Gump’ Director To Helm Hudson Valley Based Documentary
Best known as the director of Back To The Future and Forrest Gump, Robert Zemekis is set to begin work filming a Hudson Valley based documentary starring Steve Carell.
19-Year-Old Hopewell Junction Girl Reported Missing
Authorities are seeking help locating a missing 19-year-old Hudson Valley girl who was last seen Saturday.
New York-Based Grocer Named America’s Favorite Supermarket
A New York based company has been named America's favorite grocery chain, but you won't find many of them in the Hudson Valley.
Former Gully’s Property In Newburgh Could See Massive Development
Parts of the Newburgh waterfront will look dramatically different in a few years if the new project is approved.
Mountain Creek Water Park Files For Bankruptcy
A popular water park frequented by Hudson Valley residents for years has filed for bankruptcy.