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.
Orange County Speedway In Middletown Receives Major Upgrades
Things are starting to heat up in Middletown. An effort to revitalize Orange County Fair Speedway has begun ahead of their 100th anniversary next summer.
The Airbnb Of Campsites Now Available In The Hudson Valley
If you're looking to have a unique camping experience away from traditional public and private campgrounds, you may want to check out Tentrr. It's being called the Airbnb for campsites and many of its available sites are in the Hudson Valley.
Hudson Valley Based Film Festival Draws Stars To The Area
The Hoboken International Film Festival has found a home in the Hudson Valley. Friday night the stars were out to honor actor Louis Gossett Jr. with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Hudson Valley Storm Damage Widespread, Dutchess Stadium Hit Hard
Powerful storms swept through the area Tuesday and damage was widespread. A place the Hudson Valley comes together to watch a ball game wasn't spared. Dutchess Stadium has some cleanup work to do too.
Dramatic Photos Show the Aftermath of NYS Thruway Accident
A major accident involving two tractor-trailer trucks shut down the New York State Thruway Monday afternoon.
Alleged N.J. Mystery Pooper Is A Hudson Valley Native
A man suspected of pooping at a New Jersey school's track has been arrested according to authorities. Not only was he the school superintendent, he is a former Hudson Valley resident.
Dog Sought for Hudson Valley Movie
A casting call of a different kind is underway in the Hudson Valley. A movie set to begin shooting later this month is looking for the right dog to be in the film.
Rare, $1.4 Million Car Spotted on Hudson Valley Highway
A very rare car that costs in the neighborhood of $1.4 million was spotted on Interstate I-84 on Saturday. With the decent weather in the Hudson Valley this weekend there were nice cars all over the roads, but not many of them cost more than a million bucks like a Pagani.
Hudson Valley Cider Festival Adds 5K Through The Orchards
Hudson Valley Cider Festival has added an exciting new opportunity! It's the first annual HV Cider Fest 5K at Barton Orchards on Saturday, June 2nd.
Three Hudson Valley Towns Named ‘Best Place To Live’ In Upstate NY
The numbers are in and sure the taxes are high, there's traffic and it's crowded. But let's face it we've got it pretty good in the Hudson Valley. In fact, three local towns are considered some of the best places to live upstate.