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.
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.
Suit Seeks to Block Dissolution of the Village of Wappingers Falls Police Department
A suit filed with the Supreme Court of Dutchess County seeks to prevent attempts to dissolve the Village of Wappingers Falls Police Department.
Hudson Valley Town Installs First Of Many Electric Car Charging Stations
With several major car manufacturers making big commitments to electric automobiles, one Hudson Valley town is stepping up their game by installing their first charging station.
Film Production Seeks Hudson Valley Motel
A movie that will be filmed in the Hudson Valley is searching for a motel to use as scenery and possibly lodging for the crew.
Bartender Wars! Sets Local Barkeeps On Path To Confrontation (For A Good Cause)
Bartender Wars is a local Hudson Valley event that will pit bartenders from nine different restaurants against one another in search of the 'best cocktail'.
‘Twin Peaks’ Actor Appears At The Culinary Institute Of America
An actor best known for his work on Twin Peaks and Portlandia made an appearance at the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park last week.