I grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (yep – I'm a Steelers fan, but I've warmed up to the Vikings) and graduated from Point Park University in 2012. I've been part of CBS Radio in Pittsburgh, Studstill Media in Illinois and now call the Med City home! She and her husband, Will, enjoy Rochester’s craft beers and wine, hiking, and city/country balance. She also has a cat named Pantera – an adorable, long-haired black cat with green eyes! If you want to talk cats (or any animal really), hiking, movies, concerts, or pizza, Val is your girl!
Val’s 5 Rochester Summer Fashion Trends You Should Follow
Since Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff to summer, I thought it would be fitting (ha! see what I did there!?) to make sure your fashion sense is on point from the start of the season!
Stewartville Class Needs 10,000 Retweets To Get Out Of Final
You'll never believe what I saw while I was browsing Twitter this afternoon!
Rochester Students To Sound Off On Mental Health
These Rochester kids are about to do something amazing.
3 Free Campsites Near Rochester You Should Check Out
There's nothing better than free!
5 Things Rochester Is Bingeing On Netflix Right Now
Admit it. We've all done it. Who hasn't spent hours on Netflix before?
8 Things I Learned In 8 Days As A Rochester Blonde
It ain't easy being a blonde in Rochester ...or is it?
Luke Combs ‘Look-A-Like’ At Deer Creek Speedway?
I didn't want to believe it at first, but he caught my eye immediately!
Where To Learn To Knit In Rochester – [SPONSORED]
I am a total and complete novice when it comes to knitting. It's never too late to try something new, so I thought I would learn!
Val Tip: How To Wear Pastels When You Don’t Love Them
I joke about being a "goth" all of the time because I figure it's better to poke fun at myself than put up with someone else saying it, right?
Are These Rochester’s ‘Bravest’ Haircuts?
In my opinion, these looks turned out better for them in the end. Some were even cut for a good cause, and THAT is awesome.