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.
Popular Netflix Show Films In The Hudson Valley
A popular Netflix superhero show spent time filming in the Hudson Valley this week for their upcoming third season. Cast and crew from Marvel's Daredevil were spotted in Windham where they were hard to miss.
Now Hiring: Lake Taghkanic State Park
If you have any interest in working outdoors this summer, you may want to get in touch with the staff at Lake Taghkanic State Park. They're searching for lifeguards, entrance booth and boat rental attendants and seasonal maintenance staff for summer 2018.
Hudson Valley Rite Aids Morph Into Walgreens
Several Hudson Valley Rite Aid locations are now Walgreens as part of a $4.4 billion deal. Hudson Valley One reports the Highland, New Paltz and Stone Ridge locations are part of the deal, but few changes are expected for now.
Catching Fish In The Wappingers Creek With Hand-made Flies
Wappingers Creek is the longest creek in Dutchess County. It winds along for more than 40 miles and offers up some great fishing in places. Footage recently uploaded to YouTube shows some expert fishing in Poughkeepsie with a homemade twist.
Poughkeepsie Sandwich Shop Shuts Its Doors For Good
Prime Poughkeepsie real estate is available after a popular sandwich shop across from Marist College has gone out of business. Quizno's had been in business for 15 years in the Mid Hudson Center plaza along with Home Depot, Applebees, and McDonald's.
World’s Largest Kaleidoscope Found In The Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley is home to a lot of unique things, but did you know the world's largest kaleidoscope can be found in the area? It's true.
Steps Being Taken To Protect Legendary Hudson Valley Swimming Hole
New York State will hire two full-time seasonal employees to protect one of the Hudson Valley's most popular swimming holes. As more and more people have discovered Peekamoose Blue Hole, the move to defend it has become necessary.
The Hudson Valley Gets Festive At Paddy On The River [Photos]
It's hard to predict how an outdoor event will go, especially when it's March on the banks of the Hudson River. But the sun was shining and hundreds showed to enjoy the Irish music, food, and adult beverages Saturday in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Popular Poughkeepsie Restaurant To Close For Good
A popular Poughkeepsie restaurant will close its doors for good after making the announcement on Facebook Sunday.
Four Large Scale Solar Farms Coming To The Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley could take a step forward in energy production with the announcement of four proposed large solar farms, each of which could be active within four years.