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.
State Funds Allocated For Woodstock Reunion Concert
As part of the $84 million coming to the Hudson Valley to spur economic development, several hundred thousand of that will go towards a potential 50th anniversary concert to commemorate the original Woodstock.
Popular Poughkeepsie Lunch Spot To Re-Open Saturday
People looking for a bite to eat in the City of Poughkeepsie the past few days might be wondering why Lola's Cafe on Washington Street was closed. Thanks to a broken pipe under the sidewalk out front, they'll be opening their doors back up this weekend.
Hudson Valley Kayak Killer To Be Released
It was a tragic case that captivated the Hudson Valley. Angelika Graswald plead guilty in July to criminally negligent homicide in the April 2015 death of her fiance, Vincent Viafore. On Thursday, she'll be released from custody.
Hudson Valley Pregnant Donkey Cam Goes Live
We might have a Hudson Valley holiday miracle on our hands at Devitt's Nursery and Supply in New Windsor. A donkey cam has gone live in anticipation of a live birth from Molly the Donkey.
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.