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John Montone

Radio Free Montone: A Look Back At 2013

Ask me on a Friday what story I covered on the Monday of the same week and most weeks I’d have to flip open the pages of my reporter’s notebook to answer you. But some stories stick.

01/10/2014

Government and school officials at a memorial luncheon for Lou Reed (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Freeport Pays Tribute To Native Lou Reed

Reed, a Rock and Roll Hall of Famer who graduated Freeport High School in 1959, died Sunday morning of an ailment related to his recent liver transplant. He was 71.

10/30/2013

(Credit: strandbooks.com)

Lou Reed Dead At 71

Born in Brooklyn and raised on Long Island, Reed fronted the highly influential band the Velvet Underground and experienced much success as a solo artist.

10/27/2013

Lou Reed is seen in Estoril, Portugal - Nov 5, 2010 - Photo: PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA/AFP/Getty Images

Lou Reed Helping NY’s Japan Society Raise Disaster Relief Funds

In the four days since establishing its earthquake relief fund, the Japan Society has raised more than $700,000.

03/17/2011