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?! :)
Local Soccer, Baseball Clubs Receive Major Grant Funding from County
Two Dutchess County youth sports clubs are the recipients of $20,000 each in funding for improvements.
Dutchess County Residents Eligible for FEMA Assistance From Ida Storm Damage
Dutchess County residents - you can now apply for FEMA Individual Assistance as a result of Hurricane Ida.
Orange County City Noted As One of Most 20 Livable in America
Town on the rise has a nice ring to it, and we're excited that our very own Newburgh, NY recently received that title from Outside Magazine.
Fast Food & Specialty Meal Vaccination Incentive Rolled Out for NYS Inmates
A recent incentive program rolled out by the New York State Department of Corrections is offering foods like pizza and McDonald's as a reward for inmates getting the COVID-19 vaccine.
All The Fall Things Saturday in Middletown on the Farm
Val and WRRV will be hanging out at Dogwood Acres Family Farm this Saturday from 12-2pm for their Fall Festival Weekend, featuring a 'hot dog pig race' where pigs and dachshunds compete on the track!
Crocktober? This is a Call for the Hudson Valley’s Best Crockpot Recipes
Bust out the crockpots, it's time for Crocktober (fest?) - should we collect recipes and put together a Hudson Valley based crockpot cookbook?
Hudson Valley Animal Rescue Seeking Donations for Penny Social
Donations (of any kind) wanted for animal rescue Penny Social. Find out how you can help!
Halloween Costume Advice Needed – Toss, Trade, Try Again?
It can't just be my child, apparently sharing or recycling Halloween costumes is 'uncool' in the Hudson Valley?
Hudson Valley Educators – Don’t Miss Out on Free Breakfast This Week
McDonald's is lovin' educators this week, offering their Thank You Meal program for teachers, administrators, and school staff members through Friday 10/15.
Popular Hudson Valley Pumpkin Decorating Contest Canceled for 2021
The Night of 100 Pumpkins Contest is a Halloween staple in New Paltz, but sadly, will not be happening this year.