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.
Marist Red Foxes Introduce New Men’s Basketball Coach
The Marist College men's basketball team will head into next season with a new coach at the helm.
Popular Middletown Brewery Set For Expansion
The Hudson Valley's craft beer scene continues to grow by leaps and bounds. One of the area's most popular brewers will open a second location in Middletown by the end of the year.
Hudson Valley Sporting Facility Seeks New Owners
A Hudson Valley sporting facility is available for purchase after filing for bankruptcy.
Hemp Research Expanded Across New York State
More than 3,500 acres of New York farmland will be growing hemp in 2018, an increase of some 1,500 acres.
Fundraiser For Popular Poughkeepsie Wrestler
Rob Begley, known by Vik Dalishus to many, has entertained Hudson Valley wrestling fans near and far for many years.
Bishop Briggs Packs The House For WRRV Sessions
Hundreds of fans showed for the March edition of WRRV Sessions featuring Bishop Briggs at Newburgh Brewing Company. The line began forming several hours before doors opened with people waiting to secure their spot.
WRRV Jetaway Getaway To The BottleRock Fest In Napa, California
WRRV wants to send you and a guest to the Bottlerock Music Festival in Napa California! Featuring bands like The Killers, Muse, Incubus, Snoop Dogg and dozens of others, it's one of the summers hottest festivals.
Funds Approved For Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn Rehabilitation
A building on Main Street Poughkeepsie, that once housed the cities electric trolleys, will receive $1 million in funds for rehabilitation. Poughkeepsie Trolley Barn stands at 489 Main Street and will be transformed into an art and cultural center.
Lovelytheband Top WRRV Buzzcuts
Every Friday at 5 pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
Popular Netflix Show Films In The Hudson Valley
A popular Netflix superhero show spent time filming in the Hudson Valley this week for their upcoming third season. Cast and crew from Marvel's Daredevil were spotted in Windham where they were hard to miss.