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.
Gubernatorial Candidate Nixon Releases Tax Info
Actor and gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon released her tax returns last week showing an income in the neighborhood of $1.5 million. The former 'Sex and the City' actress also gave more than $50,000 to charity.
Panic! At The Disco Outlasts The Competition
Every Friday at 5PM Simon counts down the top five most requested songs of the week with the WRRV Buzzcuts.
Hudson Valley Parks to Receive Nearly $13M For Upgrades
Ten Hudson Valley parks will split nearly $13 million for upgrades as part of a $90 million statewide plan to improve the park system.
Alleged N.J. Mystery Pooper Is A Hudson Valley Native
A man suspected of pooping at a New Jersey school's track has been arrested according to authorities. Not only was he the school superintendent, he is a former Hudson Valley resident.
WRRV Sessions Double Header For May: Sir Sly Performs May 31
We'll be doubling up on WRRV Sessions for the month of May. The Record Company was up first followed by Sir Sly on May 31st.
Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum in Poughkeepsie Plans Expansion
The popular Poughkeepsie-based Mid-Hudson Children's Museum has spent a few years quietly planning an expansion. Those plans could be inching closer to reality after the Dyson Foundation selected the museum's vision for a new science center in two historic, but vacant, build…
Dog Sought for Hudson Valley Movie
A casting call of a different kind is underway in the Hudson Valley. A movie set to begin shooting later this month is looking for the right dog to be in the film.
Two Hudson Valley Cities Among Most Burglarized Statewide
If you live in either of these two Hudson Valley communities, your chances of getting robbed are higher than elsewhere. Based on the most recently available FBI crime data, NewYorkUpstate.com takes a look at the 35 most burglarized communities in New York.
SPAC & Bethel Woods Offering Up $20 Ticket Deal
With all the great shows going on this summer, it's difficult to choose which ones to attend. Thankfully SPAC and Bethel Woods are going to make it a little easier on the wallet by offering up a $20 ticket deal for select shows through May 8.
Rare, $1.4 Million Car Spotted on Hudson Valley Highway
A very rare car that costs in the neighborhood of $1.4 million was spotted on Interstate I-84 on Saturday. With the decent weather in the Hudson Valley this weekend there were nice cars all over the roads, but not many of them cost more than a million bucks like a Pagani.