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!
This Is What Dreams Are Made Of: Yankee Stadium ‘Suite Life’
I had heard stories and even been shown pictures of other people's experiences in the suites at Yankee Stadium, but I truly didn't know how incredible the 'suite life' was until I got to experience it for myself last weekend...
Cannonball! Poughkeepsie Municipal Pools Now Open For Summer
Time to hit the pool, Poughkeepsie! Both municipal pools (Pulaski and Spratt) are open for summer 2022, here's the details.
Stock The Shelves: Fishkill Food Pantry Desperately Seeking Donations
The Fishkill Food Pantry has shared that they are in desperate need of donations, and especially a few specific items in order to meet the needs of the community. Here's what they need and info on how you can donate.
Governor: Small Business Tax Credit Eligibility for COVID ‘Capital Costs’
Small businesses that incurred costs that allowed them to safety operate under COVID-19 guidelines may be eligible for a NYS tax credit.
Police: Multiple Under Age 25 Transported to St. Luke’s After Two Weekend Shootings
Two separate incidents over the weekend resulted in three people transported to St. Luke's in Cornwall for gunshot wounds, all under the age of 23.
Up & Running: Norma’s Corner Shop in Wappingers is Open for Business
From Queens to the Hudson Valley, Norma's Corner Shoppe is officially open for business in the Village of Wappingers! Learn about the journey that brought them to the area.
Top Picks For Summer 2022: Avoiding ‘I’m Bored’ From The Kids This Summer
'I'm bored!" - those two words no parents want to hear, especially on the first day of summer vacation. Here's some local ideas to keep the little ones occupied with some summer fun.
Hudson Valley Towns Dominate WorldAtlas List for NYS Weekend Getaways
The Hudson Valley took up 4 of the 9 spots on this list by WorldAtlas. Find out where in the area they recommend for weekend getaways.
Hold That Knife – New York ‘Bagel Altering’ Charge Gets the Hudson Valley Talking
One of the local moms groups was buzzing this week after a post about being charged to have a bagel sliced - what do you know about a bagel tax?
Plea From Popular Playground to Parents: Please Supervise Your Children & Pets
It's a top pick destination for kids here in the Hudson Valley when it comes to playgrounds, but sadly, the gardens and waterfall area at Julie's Jungle has been destroyed lately, and staff are looking to us for help.