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.
‘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.
Beck Outlasts The Buzzcut Competition, ‘Up All Night’ Grabs #1
Every Friday at 5pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
WRRV Now Available On Amazon’s Alexa
You can tune in to WRRV over the air, on your computer and on your phones and tablets with the new mobile app. But now, you have an additional option that's very convenient, Amazon's Alexa platform.
The Other Brothers Set For Sold Out NYC Album Release Show
Hudson Valley based The Other Brothers had the unique opportunity to work at the legendary Sound City Studios on their new EP 'Jones' and are now set to release the album to the world at a sold out New York City show this weekend.
Popular Hudson Valley Halloween Attraction Adds More Dates
Due to incredible demand, one of the Hudson Valley's most popular Halloween attractions has added more dates to their season.
Simon’s Top 5 WRRV Artist Interviews
I've been fortunate to have the opportunity to interview a number of WRRV artists both in studio and on location. Let's take a look at my top five.
WRRV Welcomes Judah & The Lion To Upstate Concert Hall
Judah and the Lion performed at WRRV Sessions in November of last year and now they've announced plans to return to the area.