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 Study Claims Marijuana ‘Not A Gateway Drug’
An article released by the Benjamin Center for Public Policy Initiatives at SUNY New Paltz makes the argument that marijuana is not, in fact a gateway to harder drug use.
The Hudson Valley Celebrates National Cheese Pizza Day
The first day back after a long weekend can be rough. If you don't feel like cooking dinner tonight, don't worry. It's National Cheese Pizza Day so stop by your favorite pizza joint on the way home and pick up a pie.
Hudson Valley Movie Seeks Actors
If you've been looking to break into the world of movies and film, you've got to start somewhere. A movie being filmed here in the Hudson Valley is seeking people to be a part of the project, and it's a paid gig.
First Ever Movie Screening Set For Bannerman Castle
Here's a unique opportunity to spend some time at Bannerman Castle and view the first ever movie shown on the island. The classic film Dracula will be screened on Friday September 8th at the private residence and anyone in on the movie will also get a tour of the island.
Angry Orchard Set To Host Houston Fundrasier
Angry Orchard will host a fundraiser Friday night to benefit those affected by the devastating hurricane and floods in Houston.
Top Five Best Attended Hudson Valley Colleges
The population of the Hudson Valley increases dramatically when students arrive each fall, but just how many are attending each school?
How Will The New Traffic Circle Affect Commute For Dutchess Students?
Students across the Hudson Valley are returning to school and those commuting to one local community college are met with construction on a brand new traffic circle.
Roy Rogers Expanding In The Region, Is The Hudson Valley Next?
Roy Rogers used to have several locations in the Hudson Valley back in the day, but they've now since closed. With news coming they're expanding to Matamoras, PA could the Hudson Valley be next?
Hudson Valley Man Missing After U.S. Navy Collision
A Poughkeepsie man is among those missing after a collision between the USS John McCain and an oil tanker Monday in the South Pacific.
Actor Bill Pullman To Receive Major Award At Woodstock Film Festival
Actor Bill Pullman will be descending upon the Hudson Valley this fall when accepts the Excellence in Acting Award on Oct. 14 as part of the Woodstock Film Festival.