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.
Money Award For Hudson Valley Urban Forestry Projects
Governor Cuomo has announced that $2.3 million will be allocated for statewide urban forestry projects and that includes several right here in the Hudson Valley. Sorry Dutchess and Sullivan Counties, no urban forestry projects for you this time around...
Metrocard To Be Phased Out
Don't worry, there's still plenty of time to use that one last ride you have on the Metrocard sitting in your wallet.
Meteor Shower Set To Wow The Hudson Valley This Weekend
You may notice more activity in the night sky than usual this weekend thanks to the Orionid meteor shower. Clear skies in the Hudson Valley should result in a fantastic view.
Is Drag Racing Making A Comeback In The Hudson Valley?
It's like something out of the Fast And Furious movie series, who knew drag racing was an issue in the Hudson Valley? For residents of the town of Nanuet, the situation is all too real.
Former Hudson Valley Resident Named Fourth Richest Man In America
The fourth richest man in America may not live here anymore, but he grew up in the Hudson Valley. Forbes Magazine has released their annual list of the 400 richest people in the country and when you're mentioned in the same sentence as Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos and Warren Buffet, you're in go…
Police Drummer Recalls Taking A Decade To Learn How To Pronounce Poughkeepsie
The Police played a legendary show in Poughkeepsie in the fall of 1978, one of their first in America before going on to become one of the biggest bands on the planet.
Hudson Valley Cat Gains International Notoriety
Ok, so maybe we're exaggerating a little. But, a well known local brewery cat has been featured in a new book about cats who keep their brewery's and distilleries clear of rodents.
You Know You’re From Poughkeepsie If You Know These Five Words
If you're from Poughkeepsie or the surrounding area, these terms are part of everyday life. But they're all words that fresh crop of freshman have to get to know every year.
‘Weird Al’ Yankovic Announces Hudson Valley Show
'Weird Al' Yankovic is heading out on tour in the new year and will be making a stop in Poughkeepsie. But, be prepared for a different kind of 'Weird Al' show.
The Classic Film ‘Princess Bride’ To Be Shown On The Big Screen At The Bardavon
It's one of the biggest comedy classics of all time and you'll be able to catch its return to the big screen at The Bardavon this fall.