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.
New York Sentences International Scam Artist
Chances are you've seen the scam email suggesting you send your name and information to an African prince and you'll receive a windfall of cash in return, right? Well today, a Nigerian citizen was sentenced in a similar scheme in which he laundered money internationally, ripping people off…
Hudson Valley Tattoo Shop To Hold Benefit For Fire Victims
Graceland Tattoo in Wappingers Falls will be holding a fundraiser for all those affected by the massive fire in town on Saturday.
Cooking Show Filmed In The Hudson Valley Produced By Katie Couric
Katie Couric is producing a new cooking show on the FYI Network. 'Scraps' follows Chef Joel Gamoran as he travels the country using food scraps to make delicious dishes. Their latest episode was filmed in the Hudson Valley.
Emo Night Set To Return To The Chance Theater
The Emo Night phenomenon has been sweeping the country, hosting packed parties from Los Angeles to New York City. Well, get ready for another Hudson Valley Emo Night on June 10th at The Chance Theater in Poughkeepsie. Hosted by Junior from DNA, Chris from Junket and Alexa Carrington, they’ll …
New Foo Fighters Song ‘Run’ Debuts At #1
Every Friday at 5pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts. Things are starting to heat up musically just in time for a busy summer concert season. The new Foster The People ‘Doing It For The Money’ lands firmly in the number five …
WRRV Jetaway Getaway To Lollapalooza
WRRV wants to send you and a guest off to Chicago on the Jetaway Getaway to Lollapalooza!
Man Vs. Food Films Hudson Valley Episode
Popular Travel Channel show Man vs. Food is making a comeback and they filmed an episode in the Hudson Valley recently. But while they're set for a return to TV, a new host has been announced and long time fans of the show are furious.
Self-Driving Cars Coming To New York
Google and Uber have been working on self driving cars, but New York state has just approved a trial run for these automated automobiles from an unexpected competitor.
We Want to Send You to Las Vegas for the Life Is Beautiful Music Festival
WRRV has teamed up with Mountain Dew this summer to send one lucky winner and guest to Las Vegas to live it up at the Life Is Beautiful Music Festival! Each Thursday we'll be out at a different Hudson Valley Stewart's location with your chance to win.
Memorial Day Forecast Calls For Rain
The weather in the Hudson Valley isn't looking all that great for Memorial Day 2017.