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.
Hudson Valley Pool Team Advances To Las Vegas Finals
A local pool team is set to head to the World Pool Championships in Las Vegas after advancing to the finals at the recent Hudson Valley ADA tournament in Albany.
Popular Hudson Valley Diner Sold To New Owners
A popular local diner frequented by local residents and college students alike has been sold to new owners.
Three Hudson Valley Cities Among New York’s Worst Places to Live for 2017
Three Hudson Valley cities have ranked among the top 10 worst places to live in the state of New York for 2017.
Police: Hudson Valley Teen Sets Finger On Fire With Rubbing Alcohol
In an attempt to recreate and online stunt, a Hudson Valley teen lit his finger on fire while covered in rubbing alcohol and nearly burned his house down in the process.
Jack Black Movie Filmed In The Hudson Valley Coming To Netflix
A Jack Black movie that was filmed in the lower Hudson Valley will soon be an option next time you're looking to Netflix and chill. .
Super Nintendo Classic Coming To Hudson Valley Stores This Fall
Nintendo is gearing up for another re-release of a classic gaming system and Hudson Valley shoppers will undoubtedly be trying to track one down for themselves when released this fall.
High Demand Cancels Hudson Valley Baseball Movie Auditions
The new baseball feature film Twelve is casting in the Hudson Valley and due to popular demand, a local audition has been cancelled due to the number of responses. Instead they will take place over several days.
New York Lawmakers Pushing For Legal Marijuana
With time winding down on the latest legislative session, politicians have reintroduced a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in New York state.
Dutchess County Farmland Saved
County Executive Marcus Molinaro has announced a local farm will be saved for posterity through a partnership with the Dutchess Land Conservancy, Scenic Hudson and the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets.
Musician Pens Song About A Poughkeepsie Diner
A musician from Myrtle Beach South, Carolina has written and recorded a new song about a Poughkeepsie diner. Now we're super curious about which local diner he was singing about.