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.
Police Drummer Recalls Taking A Decade To Learn How To Pronounce Poughkeepsie
The Police played a legendary show in Poughkeepsie in the fall of 1978, one of their first in America before going on to become one of the biggest bands on the planet.
Hudson Valley Cat Gains International Notoriety
Ok, so maybe we're exaggerating a little. But, a well known local brewery cat has been featured in a new book about cats who keep their brewery's and distilleries clear of rodents.
You Know You’re From Poughkeepsie If You Know These Five Words
If you're from Poughkeepsie or the surrounding area, these terms are part of everyday life. But they're all words that fresh crop of freshman have to get to know every year.
The Classic Film ‘Princess Bride’ To Be Shown On The Big Screen At The Bardavon
It's one of the biggest comedy classics of all time and you'll be able to catch its return to the big screen at The Bardavon this fall.
Suit Seeks to Block Dissolution of the Village of Wappingers Falls Police Department
A suit filed with the Supreme Court of Dutchess County seeks to prevent attempts to dissolve the Village of Wappingers Falls Police Department.
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.
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.
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.