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.
Dutchess, Ulster Community College Tuition To Rise
If the budgets pass, tuition is expected to rise at two Hudson Valley Community Colleges.
Portugal. The Man Tops Buzzcuts, Preps For Albany Gig
Most Fridays at 5pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts. Today we had the kickoff of the Double Play Weekend so the countdown will be back on air Tuesday. But we did want to share the top 5 for your holiday playlists. Have a great weekend and…
Hudson Valley Rail Bikes Will Not Run This Summer
After initially planning for a late spring launch, the company planning to have rail bikes rolling on tracks in Kingston will not operate them in 2017. According to The Daily Freeman, Rail Explorers Group had been awarded a contract last year but neighbors have their concerns about the project. Adde…
Walkway Over The Hudson To Feature Free Summer Movies And Live Music
The Walkway Over The Hudson will host free movies and live music in Upper Landing Park starting June 24th. The full line-up for the summer of 2017 has been announced.
‘Forrest Gump’ Director To Helm Hudson Valley Based Documentary
Best known as the director of Back To The Future and Forrest Gump, Robert Zemekis is set to begin work filming a Hudson Valley based documentary starring Steve Carell.
Hudson Valley Shopping Destination Completes Major Redevelopment
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets have completed a major redevelopment project that includes the addition of more than 60,000 square feet of shopping space.
Simon’s New Jersey White Castle Adventure
Since White Castle isn't coming to the Hudson Valley (for now), I decided to take the matter into my own hands and hit up a White Castle in a far away land called New Jersey.
19-Year-Old Hopewell Junction Girl Reported Missing
Authorities are seeking help locating a missing 19-year-old Hudson Valley girl who was last seen Saturday.
Reflecting on the Passing of Chris Cornell
The loss of Chris Cornell has hit me harder than the passing of most musicians.
New York-Based Grocer Named America’s Favorite Supermarket
A New York based company has been named America's favorite grocery chain, but you won't find many of them in the Hudson Valley.