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.
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.
Steps Being Taken To Protect Legendary Hudson Valley Swimming Hole
New York State will hire two full-time seasonal employees to protect one of the Hudson Valley's most popular swimming holes. As more and more people have discovered Peekamoose Blue Hole, the move to defend it has become necessary.
Update: Popular Poughkeepsie Restaurant To Re-Open This Spring
The restaurant formerly known as Crave will come to life this spring with an exciting new concept. Construction is officially underway after a Sunday announcement that the Poughkeepsie establishment would be shutting its doors. Thankfully, that's only temporary.
Walkway Over The Hudson Detour Announced
If you're headed out for a walk or ride on the Walkway Over the Hudson and are planning on venturing out from the Highland side, there's a detour you should be aware of.
The Hudson Valley Gets Festive At Paddy On The River [Photos]
It's hard to predict how an outdoor event will go, especially when it's March on the banks of the Hudson River. But the sun was shining and hundreds showed to enjoy the Irish music, food, and adult beverages Saturday in the City of Poughkeepsie.
Hudson Valley Casting Call: Feature Film Seeks Run Down House
The Hudson Valley motion picture industry continues to heat up, a feature film set to be filmed in the area is seeking a run-down house to be used in the making of the movie.
Popular Poughkeepsie Restaurant Closing For Good
A popular Poughkeepsie restaurant will close its doors for good after making the announcement on Facebook Sunday.
Four Large Scale Solar Farms Coming To The Hudson Valley
The Hudson Valley could take a step forward in energy production with the announcement of four proposed large solar farms, each of which could be active within four years.
Imagine Dragons Rule 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.
$92 Million Expansion Approved For Kingston Hospital
It only took 17 months, but approval was granted for the $92 million expansion of Health Alliance of the Hudson Valley's Mary's Avenue campus in Kingston. The Daily Freeman reports plans were announced Thursday and the project will see HeathAlliance's inpatient and emergency services …