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.
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.
‘Goodfellas’ Actor With Hudson Valley Ties Dies At 89
A member of the Goodfellas movie cast who had ties to the lower Hudson Valley has passed away at the age of 89.
Hudson Valley Based Movie Seeks Classic Cars
If you or someone you know has a classic car in the garage collecting dust, first of all why is it collecting dust? And second of all, cars from the late 30s, 40s and early 50s of all kinds are needed for a new movie being filmed in the Hudson Valley this fall.
Orange County Library To Serve As Donation Drop Off Point
A Walden library will serve as a drop of point for donations headed to help those who are struggling in Puerto Rico.
Infamous Poughkeepsie Murderer Up For Parole
A Poughkeepsie man who plead guilty in 1989 to killing his parents and brother, and attempting to kill his sister, is up for parole again in November.
Former Marist Basketball Coach Arrested On Bribery Charges
A former Marist College Men's Basketball Assistant Coach was arrested along with 10 others in one of the largest bribery busts ever in college basketball.
Sports Kingdome Opening Delayed Until Next Year
When completed, the Sports Kingdome in East Fishkill will be the worlds largest. But it looks like we'll be waiting a little bit longer before the Hudson Valley can enjoy it.
Tough Mudder Set For Hudson Valley Race
Tough Mudder has earned a reputation across the country for throwing challenging but well put together obstacle course races. In the summer of 2018, you won't have to travel very far as they're staging a big event in the Hudson Valley.
Bannerman Island Movie Series Continues With Another Classic Film
The Bannerman Island film series comes to a close this weekend with another classic movie.