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.
Catching Fish In The Wappingers Creek With Hand-made Flies
Wappingers Creek is the longest creek in Dutchess County. It winds along for more than 40 miles and offers up some great fishing in places. Footage recently uploaded to YouTube shows some expert fishing in Poughkeepsie with a homemade twist.
Hudson Valley Utility Companies Staff Up Ahead Of The Storm
The utility companies that cover the Hudson Valley are getting ready for another dose of snow. The forecast is calling for anywhere from 6-12 inches so they need to be ready for the fourth Nor'easter in March.
Rock and Roll Resort Music Festival This Weekend In Kerhonkson
Rock and Roll Resort v8: The Grateful Escape will feature an amazing weekend of music in the spirit of the Grateful Dead. The Hudson Valley Resort and Spa in Kerhonkson will once again play host to three full days of music this weekend.
Poughkeepsie Sandwich Shop Shuts Its Doors For Good
Prime Poughkeepsie real estate is available after a popular sandwich shop across from Marist College has gone out of business. Quizno's had been in business for 15 years in the Mid Hudson Center plaza along with Home Depot, Applebees, and McDonald's.
Hudson Valley Fire Artists To Perform At Mountain Jam
Aethereal Fire Entertainment based in the Hudson Valley will perform their fire art at Mountain Jam this year, marking the fifth year in a row they've brought their talents to Hunter Mountain.
Hudson Valley Sites Recommended For State And National Registry
Three Hudson Valley locations were among the 20 properties recommended for the State and National Register of Historic Places.
Foster The People Owns The WRRV Buzzcuts This Week
Every Friday at 5 pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
World’s Largest Kaleidoscope Found In The Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley is home to a lot of unique things, but did you know the world's largest kaleidoscope can be found in the area? It's true.
Hudson Valley Snuggie Customers To Get A Refund
It turns out that buy one get one free deal from Snuggie was too good to be true.
Mountain Jam Daily Schedule, Single Day Tickets Announced
This summers can't miss music and arts festival has just announced daily lineups and single day ticketing options. The 14th annual Mountain Jam Festival is the weekend of June 15th-17th.