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.
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.
Hudson Valley Renegades Debut New Logos For 25th Season
The Hudson Valley Renegades will be heading into their 25th season with a fresh new look.
Mohonk Mountain House To Offer Free Access During Community Week
Week-long access to Mohonk Mountain House and grounds is free for Hudson Valley residents, but you'll need to know what to say when you get there.
Former Wrestling Superstar Mick Foley Set For Poughkeepsie Comedy Show
He's best known for his time in the wrestling ring, but Mick Foley has reinvented himself as an author and now comedian/spoken word artist. He's just announced a show at Poughkeepsie's Laugh It Up Comedy Club.
Breaking: Major Explosion, 11 Injuries Reported in New Windsor
A major explosion rocked New Windsor this morning. The incident took place at Verla Cosmetics Factory at 463 Temple Hill Road.
Mets Finalize Purchase Of New York Based AAA Team
The New York Mets have finalized a deal that will see their AAA level team playing in Syracuse through 2025. Governor Cuomo announced the deal recently, meaning the Syracuse Chiefs will remain a staple in the community for years to come.
Ulster County To Remove Old Tracks To Make Room For Rail Trail
The Hudson Valley will gain an additional 11 miles of rail trail after the Ulster County Legislature voted in favor of removing old train tracks on the proposed path in Ulster and Delaware counties.