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.
Will Sports Betting Be Legalized In The Hudson Valley?
A new bill presented by Orange County representative John Bonacic in the New York state legislature would set up guidelines for sports betting in New York state.
Dutchess County Executive Issues Emergency Order
Dutchess County Executive Marcus Molinaro has issued an emergency order restricting travel in Dutchess County as of 5 pm today. The order means that travel is restricted to essential personnel on all roads within the county.
Hudson Valley Man Tasered After Allegedly Stabbing Bar Employee
It was closing time and one Hudson Valley resident didn’t have to go home, but he couldn’t stay at P&G’s any longer. According to a press release from the New Paltz Police Department, 26-year-old Nicholas Mottsey of High Falls was taken into custody after allegedly stabbing …
Dramatic Footage Shows Tree Limb Falling On Route 9G Power Lines
Dramatic footage from Friday's Noreaster has surfaced showing a tree limb nearly knock down power lines right on top of members of Hyde Park's Roosevelt Fire District.
New Poughkeepsie-Based Trans-Am Race Team Launched
A new racing team will operate out of Poughkeepsie after local entrepreneur and driver Chris Dyson announced the launch of CD Racing last week.
Nor’easter Knocks Out Power For Thousands Of Local Residents
Friday's damaging Noreaster knocked out power for thousands of Hudson Valley residents. Central Hudson has been working around the clock to restore service to those who still remain without power.
AJR Tops The WRRV Buzzcuts Post Sessions Performance
Every Friday at 5 pm Simon counts down the top 5 most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
Major Poughkeepsie Riverfront Development Announced
The long-dormant DeLavall property will see new life as part of a $25 million project to build and develop Poughkeepsie's waterfront. The project will include a mix of commercial and residential properties and will not cost taxpayers a dime to maintain while adding to the tax base.
Stewart Airport Sees 60% Increase In Traffic In 2017
The numbers are in and the Hudson Valley's Stewart Airport saw a huge jump in traffic last year.
AJR Packs The House For WRRV Sessions
WRRV Sessions for the month of February featured our new friends' AJR.