What's up! I'm Val and I host the mid-day show here on WRRV. I began working here wayyyy back in 2005, and after a little break, I've been back home at WRRV since 2018! Pearl Jam, Shinedown, Coldplay - they top my favorites list, but these days it's all about AJR thanks to my 6 year old - the kid has a great ear for music, but I mean, are you surprised?! :) Let's make plans to hang out Monday-Saturday 10am-3pm, and don't forget to get your nostalgia on with me weekdays from 12-1pm for the Throwback at 12!
AITA? My Horn Vs. The Guy Who Almost Ran Me Off The NYS Thruway
Yeah I laid on my horn, only after you swerved between the right lane, shoulder, then almost into me in the left lane...why are you giving ME the finger?
Finally! Food Trucks Have Found an East Fishkill Home, & Are Ready To Serve
Good news East Fishkill, some of your favorite trucks have found a new location to set up shop so that hungry Hudson Valley'ers can get their food truck fix whenever they need it.
The Great Pumpkin Spice Release Date Race in the Hudson Valley
We've been following an internet leak about one of the most highly anticipated (and most controversial) releases of the entire year. When will your favorite coffee spot officially launch all things pumpkin spice...ahem, I mean, their fall themed menu?
100,000 Diapers to Be Distributed Across Dutchess & Orange Thanks to United Way
With 1 in 3 families struggling to provide diapers for their families, the United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region is ready to give back to those in need.
Cheers! Local Favorite Selected to Craft Official Beer of the Dutchess County Fair
When the Dutchess County Fair reached out to Mill House this year with the concept of brewing a beer exclusively for the fair, they immediately knew they wanted in!
Main Street Hopewell Junction? Rt. 82 Getting A Name Change
Looks like there's a new Main Street in the Hudson Valley....a patch of Rt. 82 in Hopewell Junction between Palen Rd and Beekman Rd to become Main Street.
Kingston Resident Embarks on ‘Freedom Ride’ With Goal of Aiding Working Class Communities
Ethan Scott Barnett has raised the funds needed to head on a 90-day 'Freedom Ride' across 33 states to study social movements and bring tools and best practices back to the Hudson Valley.
An Inside Look At My Hudson Valley ‘Yes Day’
I enjoyed a #treatyoself day in the Hudson Valley on Saturday; a little pampering, time with friends, and stops at some of my favorite local spots. What suggestions do you have for other local stops to add to my day next time?
Wait! Before You Throw That Half-Full Water Bottle In The Hot Car!
Are you aware of the dangers of leaving plastic water bottles in your car during the hot summer months? Not just talking health risks for consuming the water after it has been sitting there.
Central Hudson: Late Fee Charges Resuming Following Pandemic Suspension
NOTICE: The moratorium in New York State has officially expired, and now Central Hudson is advising customers they will 'soon return to the practice of applying late payment surcharges.'