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?! :)
The Coffee Bar, New Paltz, Set to Open Saturday
Seeking to create a space where community can happen, the Coffee Bar in New Paltz is opening this Saturday and will feature live music and poetry readings, and get this, free coffee, espresso drinks, and homemade cookies!
Weird Bugs and Wildlife this Fall in the Hudson Valley
Why are there so many bugs and other assorted wildlife showing up this fall in the Hudson Valley?
Lower Hudson Valley Chef Offers Jobs to Those Impacted by Tarry Lodge Closing
The Season 14 winner of Food Network Star has offered an employment opportunity to those impacted by Mario Batali's former restaurant's upcoming closing.
Free Narcan Training Offered in Dutchess County
Did you know that there are regular Narcan training opportunities offered in the Hudson Valley?
Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market Announces Extended Season
The Poughkeepsie Waterfront Market was scheduled to run through Labor Day, but lucky for us, they have announced that they will remain open through September 30th for an extended season.
Eagle Scout Project Benefits Dutchess County SPCA
The Dutchess County SPCA is now home to a brand new sheltered bench on the dog path, all thanks to the efforts of a local Eagle Scout.
Popular Fishkill Restaurant Closes Doors
Customers of this Fishkill establishment seemed surprised at the news of the closure of the restaurant and bar.
Construction Update: Myers Corners Road Project
The Dutchess County DPW recently released some updated information about the Myers Corners Road construction project that may impact your travel plans.
SPOTTED: Local College Appearance in Orange Is The New Black Final Season
That diploma in Season 7 Episode 4 of OITNB looks a bit familiar to my own...Hudson Valley college reference in the final season!
An Open Letter to Route 9 Drivers on a Summer Friday Afternoon
It's 5PM on a Friday in summer. Yes, we all have somewhere to go, but why does that give you (plural) the right to drive like maniacs on Route 9 during rush hour?