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John Montone

Radio Free Montone: This Blog Is ‘Shocking’

It confounds me to hear trite phrases or hyperbolic headlines in news stories. The other day an online headline read, “Tom Hanks Reveals Startling Health News.” He’s dying, I thought. Oh, no not Tom Hanks! I love him.

10/11/2013

Down East Seafood, Inc. (Photo credit: Edward Taylor)

Employers Blast NYC’s Business Integrity Commission Over Applications, Fees

When two New York City Business Integrity Commission officers showed up at the doorstep of Il Forno Bakery on Aug. 15, it seemed like déjà vu for the bakery’s president Ramon Eduardo.

10/09/2013

Yoko Ono (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment)

Yoko Ono Discusses John Lennon’s Birthday, Art Exhibit In ‘Hip’ Soho

Wednesday would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday. To mark the occasion, Yoko Ono is presenting an exhibit of the former Beatles art work at a gallery in Soho.

10/08/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Bartender, Another Round Of Apathy

In this city that never sleeps, some people actually do.

10/04/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: This Sound, ‘Nat’ Sound

TV has pictures. Radio has sound. One morning many years ago I decided to emphasize sound where there wasn’t any.

09/27/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Big Lottery Jackpots & 1010 WINS: Perfect Together

Unlike many news organization which fill their pages and air with politicians, public officials and self-serving lawyers, 1010 WINS has always gone out of its way to give voice to the people of the metropolitan area.

09/20/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Stop, Frisk & Thank The NYPD

Have the city council and the courts handcuffed the NYPD by ruling and voting to curtail the police tactic known as “stop and frisk,?” That will take years to answer, but by then…we’ll…listen up.

09/13/2013

Brian Carey

1010 WINS Anchor Brian Carey Recovering Following Assault

A beloved member of the 1010 WINS Family, Brian Carey, is recovering at a local hospital after being assaulted outside his Upper East Side apartment building Monday night.

09/12/2013

Sandy Hook School

Newtown Marches On As Large Crowds Attend Annual Labor Day Parade

Unlike previous years, Monday’s annual Labor Day parade in Newtown, Conn., featured no sounds of sirens or musket fire.

09/02/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Power To The People

When I think of this final summer holiday, it reminds me of the men and women I see and often talk to on the streets and in the subways of our city early in the morning.

08/30/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Rest, Relaxation And That Dreaded Dream

For 10 days my clock radio did not shock me awake at 3:20 a.m. I did not have to cut in and out of 18-wheelers on the Cross Bronx or BQE to reach my story destination and I was relieved of my duties to write, tweet, post and get on the radio

08/23/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Welcome To My Internal Dialogue

Alex Rodriguez is a cheater. That is a fact and it is accepted by pretty much the entire sports universe — baseball executives, writers, broadcasters and fans. A cheater?

08/09/2013

Sunrise Day Camp (Credit: Christian Conte)

1010 WINS Reporter Mona Rivera Spends Day At Sunrise Day Camp

“I like that they made a camp for children who have cancer!” The kind of enthusiasm from Madison Lewinger, age 7, is typical of the cancer patients at Sunrise Day Camp.

08/08/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Hold The Weiner… Jokes

As I uttered those words over the airwaves, e-mails, Facebook posts and Tweets came in. Enough, John! Enough! No more Weiner jokes!

08/02/2013

West Harlem Robbery

Emotions High In Hamilton Heights As Police Search For Suspect In Attack On Disabled Woman

After a man allegedly robbed a woman after pretending to be a Good Samaritan, residents in West Harlem fear the suspect will strike again.

07/31/2013

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