What's up! I'm Val and I host the midday show here on WRRV. I began working here wayyyy back in 2005, and after a little break, i'm really glad to be back home! Pearl Jam, Shinedown, Coldplay - they top my favorites list, but these days it's all about AJR thanks to my 5 year old - the kid has a great ear for music, but I mean, are you surprised?! :)
Opinions Needed: Was Taking My Five-Year-Old Parasailing Irresponsible?
I don't typically care what people have to say about my parenting style, but comments about being irresponsible for taking my daughter parasailing kind of got me angry.
Top Journalist Celebrates Daughter’s Wedding with 4-Day Extravaganza in the Hudson Valley
This site was once an Olympics training camp and is considered one of the world's 9 most beautiful cabin hotels by Architectural Digest.
School Crossing Guards Needed at Poughkeepsie, NY Elementary Schools
Part time School Crossing Guards wanted by the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department. Apply now!
Dutchess County Fairgrounds to Welcome Holiday Drive-Thru Light Spectacular
It's never too early to get in the holiday spirit, right? The Wonderland of Lights will be set up at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds for the 2021 holiday season.
Shocking String of Unusual Thefts Has Homeowners on High Alert in New Paltz, NY
Residents are reporting thefts and posting photos of their missing items in a community Facebook page, and looking for answers as to why.
Sharing Communities Filled with Free Treasures Are Heating Up in the Hudson Valley
No costs, no expectation of anything in return or exchange, this is what 'Buy Nothing' is all about, and it's happening here in the area.
Favorite Brewery on Newburgh, NY Announces the Return of Home Beer Delivery Service
So what'll it be? What's your go-to brew for home delivery?
Town Of Poughkeepsie’s Newest Park Announces Grand Opening and Family Night
Food trucks, live music, race cars, and family fun night planned for Creekside Park in Poughkeepsie's grand opening.
Confession – I Have No Desire To Attend My High School Reunion
What if I bump into the person I keep deleting the follow request from on Instagram? I definitely don't want to fake smile over drinks with people I haven't talked to in all these years. I have no desire to go to my high school reunion.
What Is This Critter Running Around the Streets of New Paltz?
Thankfully this little guy looked both ways before crossing the street in New Paltz!