Whenever someone says “I heard you guys talking about (fill in the blank)” it renews my pride to be anchoring on the premier news station in America. Being invited into people’s cars and lives, day after day, is an honor beyond words.
It’s especially fulfilling to continue a legendary tradition that I’ve enjoyed, as a listener, since the 1970s, when Pat and Ben anchored the afternoons. Visiting them in the studio was a kick. Succeeding them on WCBS is radio’s equivalent of pitching in October at Yankee Stadium.
My years in the minors began at WCRV in Washington, NJ in 1980. Tours of duty included WLEV/WEST in Easton, PA; WPST/WHWH in Trenton; WFIL/Power99 in Philadelphia; WKXW in Trenton; and finally 1010 WINS before arriving at WCBS in 1988.
When I’m not driving into Manhattan from Hunterdon County, NJ or reading the Star-Ledger as preparation, I’m working out at the gym, hiking the hills, playing with the kids, and all-too-rarely, squeezing in 9 holes.
Codey, never shy to speak his mind, didn’t disappoint when he stopped by WCBS Newsradio 880’s studios and spoke at length with afternoon drive anchor Wayne Cabot.
That question evoked a wide-range of answers from people who took a Fairleigh Dickinson University PublicMind phone survey as well as people who called into the WCBS 880 talkback line.
The mighty Hudson River has eight major bridges starting from the mouth in New York harbor up to Catskill in the Hudson Valley.
Everything from the outrageous to the tragic happened in June. Take a listen.
Do you know what an aglet is? What about diastema? Or philtrum? Dr. Rod Evans does, and he wants to introduce you to more unusual words and terms.
All this week, WCBS 880 is rolling out tidbits from a juicy new book about the biggest take-down in the sordid history of New Jersey politics.
If you’ve ever stepped into an Irish pub, chances are you’ve heard the Irish rock band, The Pogues, playing on the jukebox.
Who says kids aren’t motivated? Local teens are finalists in the prestigious Intel Science Talent Search Project.
What went into catching the ‘East Coast Rapist’ suspect?
Are we listening to a lot of “radio-edit” songs nowadays?
Always late to work? A recent survey shows you are in the minority as more and more workers get to work on time.
Break out the whiskey. Melva Radcliffe of Wall Township turned 110 on Thursday. New Jersey’s oldest resident said she drinks a glass of whiskey a day.
Gas prices are creeping up but one oil expert says he doesn’t predict prices to hit the 2008 level.
“Kelly” a black and white Pit Bull Terrier was found wandering the streets before being picked up by Animal Control. 3 New Jersey vets are aiding her recovery.
It’s been an interesting week for web searching.