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.
Now Hiring: Lake Taghkanic State Park
If you have any interest in working outdoors this summer, you may want to get in touch with the staff at Lake Taghkanic State Park. They're searching for lifeguards, entrance booth and boat rental attendants and seasonal maintenance staff for summer 2018.
You Know You Grew Up In The Hudson Valley When…
There are many things you are bound to experience growing up in the area, but some are unique to the Hudson Valley.
One Million Square Foot Hudson Valley Warehouse Proposed
Construction of an enormous 1 million square foot Hudson Valley warehouse has been proposed, now it's up to the planning board to decide if it's the right thing to do.
Rail Trail Upgrades To Connect New Paltz To The Walkway
You'll soon be able to walk or bike all the way from the Walkway Over The Hudson to New Paltz after more than $3 million in trail upgrades were announced by Ulster County Executive Mike Hein.
WRRV Celebrates 23rd Birthday With A Free Show
Join us on Thursday, April 5th live at Darkside Records in Poughkeepsie for the celebration. The show is free and open to the public. We'll be broadcasting live all afternoon and the performance will be at 6 PM.
Mountain Jam Headliner Tops WRRV Buzzcuts
Every Friday at 5 pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
Big Lebowski Night Coming To The Hudson Valley
The Big Lebowski wasn't a huge hit at the box office but it has stood the test of time and has become a classic. The Hudson Valley is getting in on the nostalgia with a Big Lebowski Night.
Panic! At The Disco Release New Song, Tour Dates
After spending last summer on Broadway in Kinky Boots, Panic! At The Disco frontman, Brenden Urie is ready to get back on a different stage.
Hudson Valley Strip Club Fights To Reopen
A Hudson Valley strip club has filed suit against city officials who have blocked their reopening.
Hudson Valley Rite Aids Morph Into Walgreens
Several Hudson Valley Rite Aid locations are now Walgreens as part of a $4.4 billion deal. Hudson Valley One reports the Highland, New Paltz and Stone Ridge locations are part of the deal, but few changes are expected for now.