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.
New York’s #1 Employer Has Several Hudson Valley Locations
With just over 90,000 employees state-wide, New York's #1 employer has several locations in the Hudson Valley.
Mohonk Mountain House Hosts Hudson Valley Gingerbread Competition
There was stiff competition at the recent Hudson Valley Gingerbread House Competition. The number one rule: it had to be edible.
Marist College Plans Expansion Of James J. McCann Center
The James J. McCann Recreation Center at Marist College will be making some major upgrades after receiving a $2 million grant.
Walkway Over The Hudson Welcome Center Gets Needed State Funds
Welcome Centers are planned for the Walkway Over The Hudson on both the Ulster and Dutchess County sides of the river. While the Ulster project is underway, Dutchess County can now start catching up with the help of state funds.
Hudson Valley To Receive $84 Million For Economic Development
Governor Cuomo's office has announced the recipients of a massive aid package designed to spur economic development statewide. Of the $755 million, the Hudson Valley is due to get $84.8 million after being designated a 'Top Performer Awardee'.
Hudson Valley Woman Stuffs Cart With $1,200 In Groceries
A Hudson Valley woman stuffed more than $1,200 in groceries in her shopping cart Wednesday.
NFL Commissioner Gives Hudson Valley Man Superbowl Tickets
A lower Hudson Valley firefighter who is fighting brain cancer was hand delivered tickets to the Superbowl by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Sunday.
Popular Hudson Valley Wrestler Suffers Devastating Injury
A GoFundMe campaign has been started for a popular Hudson Valley wrestler who suffered a terrible accident in the ring recently. Rob Begley, also known as Vik Dalishus, is half of the pro wrestling tag team 'The Now'.
Are New York’s Cashless Tolls Ripping You Off?
Have you had any issues with New York's cashless tolls? The system was designed to make things more simple, but for some motorists, it's had the opposite effect.
Dollar Menu To Return To Hudson Valley McDonald’s
If you've been losing sleep over the fact McDonald's got rid of the dollar menu, relief is near. It's set to return to Hudson Valley McDonald's and beyond early in 2018, with a twist.