What's up! I'm Val and I host the mid-day show here on WRRV. I began working here wayyyy back in 2005, and after a little break, I've been back home at WRRV since 2018! Pearl Jam, Shinedown, Coldplay - they top my favorites list, but these days it's all about AJR thanks to my 6 year old - the kid has a great ear for music, but I mean, are you surprised?! :) Let's make plans to hang out Monday-Saturday 10am-3pm, and don't forget to get your nostalgia on with me weekdays from 12-1pm for the Throwback at 12!
3 Hudson Valley Wineries/Cideries Brighten Season With Unique Holiday Events
A holiday murder mystery diner, cider house Santa Con, and an ugly sweater party at a winery - if you're wondering which one to attend, the answer is all three!
Arrest in Fishkill Larceny From Motor Vehicle Prompts Investigation of Similar Incidents
A 23-year-old from Fishkill was arrested on Class E Felony charges after allegedly stealing items from a car and selling them to a local pawn shop.
TOO MUCH: Since When Did Our Kids Become Tiny Salespeople?
School and PTA fundraisers, a bake sale to benefit the soccer team, and don't forget to buy wrapping paper from my kid around the holidays to support her group....has the fundraising our kids are expected to do gone too far?
Lace Up And Glide Over To These Seasonal Outdoor Hudson Valley Ice Skating Rinks
If a trip to NYC to skate around the Rockefeller Tree isn't in the plans for this year, fear not, the Hudson Valley has you more than covered! Check out our growing list of Hudson Valley spots with outdoor ice rinks.
Four Unique Events To Get The Hudson Valley In The Holiday Spirit December 3rd
A shopping event specifically for kids, Santa's arrival on a helicopter, a holiday caravan, and a nighttime light display with Santa too? All on one day in the Hudson Valley.
PRO TIP: Gift A ‘Taste of NY’ Or The Hudson Valley This Holiday Season
Did you know there are actual stores and stands across New York State that highlight NY made goods, products and foods? Bonus, there's quite a few here in the Hudson Valley!
That One Time I (Stupidly) Passed On Meeting Taylor Swift In Poughkeepsie
Did you know Taylor Swift played in Poughkeepsie in 2006? I knew and passed on the opportunity, AND the chance to meet her, but why?
40-Foot Santa to Tower Over One Hudson Valley Christmas Display
Oversized everything is the name of the game for DELLAbration Displays in Poughkeepsie for this year's Christmas decorations. Find out when and where you can visit and grab a photo with 40-foot Santa!
Stroll Through This FREE Orange County Walk-Through Seasonal Light Display
The Arboretum in Thomas Bull Memorial Park is preparing to light for the season for the 14th annual Holiday Lights in Bloom light display!
Stress Free Thanksgiving Options: Hudson Valley Businesses Offering Complete Turkey Day Dinners To Go
Why not let someone else (and a professional at that) do the cooking for Thanksgiving this year. Here's some Hudson Valley options for heat and eat pre-ordered Thanksgiving meal options.