What's up! I'm Val and I host the midday show here on WRRV. I began working here wayyyy back in 2005, and after a little break, i'm really glad to be back home! Pearl Jam, Shinedown, Coldplay - they top my favorites list, but these days it's all about AJR thanks to my 5 year old - the kid has a great ear for music, but I mean, are you surprised?! :)
City Winery Montgomery Is the Perfect Hudson Valley Escape from Reality
With Concerts in the Vineyard, brunch, lunch, and dinner options, plus an easy commute from anywhere in the Hudson Valley, City Winery is the best local spot to 'get away' this summer.
Opinions Needed: Was Taking My Five-Year-Old Parasailing Irresponsible?
I don't typically care what people have to say about my parenting style, but comments about being irresponsible for taking my daughter parasailing kind of got me angry.
Top Journalist Celebrates Daughter’s Wedding with 4-Day Extravaganza in the Hudson Valley
This site was once an Olympics training camp and is considered one of the world's 9 most beautiful cabin hotels by Architectural Digest.
School Crossing Guards Needed at Hudson Valley Elementary Schools
Part time School Crossing Guards wanted by the Town of Poughkeepsie Police Department. Apply now!
Dutchess County Fairgrounds to Welcome Holiday Drive-Thru Light Spectacular
It's never too early to get in the holiday spirit, right? The Wonderland of Lights will be set up at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds for the 2021 holiday season.
Shocking String of Unusual Thefts Has Hudson Valley Homeowners on High Alert
New Paltz residents are concerned about recent thefts going on in the village area with various reports of stolen plants, or the pottery that plants had been in.
Popular Hudson Valley Brewery Announces the Return of Home Beer Delivery Service
So what'll it be? What's your go-to brew for home delivery?
Sharing Communities Filled with Free Treasures Are Heating Up in the Hudson Valley
No costs, no expectation of anything in return or exchange, this is what 'Buy Nothing' is all about, and it's happening here in the area.
Confession – I Have No Desire To Attend My High School Reunion
What if I bump into the person I keep deleting the follow request from on Instagram? I definitely don't want to fake smile over drinks with people I haven't talked to in all these years. I have no desire to go to my high school reunion.
What Is This Critter Running Around the Streets of New Paltz?
Thankfully this little guy looked both ways before crossing the street in New Paltz!