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.
Cashless Tolls Causing Hudson Valley Residents Stress
A Hudson Valley woman was forced to withdraw money from her retirement fund to settle up an unexpected debt caused by New York's new cashless toll system.
Spring-Like Temperatures Expected This Week In The Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley will be getting some snow but we're looking at a dramatic turnaround by mid-week. Three to seven inches are expected in the area tonight but by Wednesday it's going to feel like spring.
Hudson Valley City Named ‘Most Popular’ In The Northeast
The City of Beacon has been named the most popular town in the Northeast, but they're not the only Hudson Valley locale to make the top 20.
Dashboard Confessional ‘We Fight’ #1 WRRV Song Of The Week
Every Friday at 5 pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
Bannerman Island Tours To Resume In May
The Hudson Valley comes alive each spring with all kinds of fun things to do outdoors. One of the more unique experiences is a tour of Bannerman Island.
Mountain Jam College Ambassador Program
Are you a college student looking to get reduced or free tickets to Mountain Jam? If yes, you might want to check out the Mountain Jam College Ambassador Program.
What Was It Like To Walk Out On The Old Poughkeepsie Rail Bridge?
The Walkway Over The Hudson is a Hudson Valley treasure. But it wasn't always a sure thing that it would even be refurbished in the first place. Many men and women have had a hand in making happen, but few have shown the passion for it that Fred Schaeffer has.
Man Arrested After Allegedly Robbing Cars And Biting Cops Hand
An out of state man was arrested in Hudson after allegedly robbing cars early Friday morning. He attempted to run but was caught trying to jump a fence. He resisted arrest and bit an officers hand as he tried to get away.
Hudson Valley Driver Parks On Top Of Poughkeepsie Sign
One Hudson Valley driver either decided to park on top of the sign, or slippery conditions were to blame for the crushed signage out front of Poughkeepsie's Crooked Rooster restaurant Friday.
Hudson Valley Casting Call For Harley Davidson Riders
A feature film set to shoot in the Hudson Valley is looking to fill several roles for a project that begins later this month.