Radio Free Montone

Gov. Chris Christie holds news conference on GWB lane closure scandal, Jan. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Radio Free Montone: Fair Or Not, People Blame Christie

By John Montone, 1010 WINS Fair or not plenty of folks in Fort Lee still blame Gov. Chris Christie for those big back-ups at the George Washington Bridge. I am almost always at least a […]

12/12/2014

A horse-drawn carriage is ridden near Central Park.  (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Cabbie Chaos

Before Bill de Blasio bans carriage horses, he’s trying his hand at horse trading.

12/05/2014

Peter Kassig (credit: CBS2)

Radio Free Montone: The Giants Stink But So What

The beheading of Peter Kassig and the murder of Wai Kuen Kwok helped me put Eli Manning’s five picks in perspective.

11/21/2014

Kim Kardashian (David Becker/Getty Images Entertainment)

Radio Free Montone: Big Butts Are Big News

Butts…big, big butts…well, let’s just say they are trending.

11/14/2014

One World Trade Center is reflected in a window on November 3, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: We Are Winning … Winning Big

Out of the death and dust has arisen a massive masterpiece of modern architecture and now there is life in 1 World Trade Center.

11/07/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Pimpin’ Ain’t Easy

Pimpin’ ain’t easy. Know what I mean?

10/31/2014

Police say these men attacked a woman in Crown Heights on Oct. 2, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Radio Free Montone: ‘Is This Really Happening?’

By John Montone, 1010 WINS More and more criminals are being caught on camera. For the past three decades I have covered so many shootings, stabbings, murders and rapes.  In reporting on these violent anti-social […]

10/24/2014

The football field at Sayreville High School in Sayreville, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Radio Free Montone: Paying For The Sins Of The ‘Sayreville Seven’

The Sayreville Seven will have their day in court, so why have their teammates been benched?

10/17/2014

(credit: Jesse Zanger/CBSNewYork.com)

Radio Free Montone: Brrrrr

I felt it Sunday morning for the first time in a long time and it made me shiver. In more ways than one.

10/10/2014

This bear was seen in Ridgewood, N.J., on Sept. 30, 2014. (credit: Stephanie Soyka)

Radio Free Montone: Kill The Furry & Feathered Invaders!

Too bad Marlin Perkins isn’t around anymore because there’s a new “Wild Kingdom” for him to explore. It’s called the suburbs.

10/03/2014

Derek Jeter and his P72 Louisville Slugger (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: ‘And Now The End Is Here’

You know that black and white Gatorade commercial with Sinatra singing, “My Way,” and Derek Jeter getting out of his car to mingle with his adoring fans under the el before taking the field at Yankee Stadium. Did it choke you up a bit? Well then you must be a sucker. That’s what one sports commentator recently said.

09/26/2014

Adrian Peterson (Photo by Andy Clayton King/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: National Felons League?

Might that shield the NFL is so proud and protective of some day stand for the National Felons League?

09/19/2014

Firefighters make their way through rubble and debris after the collapse of one of the World Trade Center towers on Sept. 11, 2001. (Credit: Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Do Not Call Football Players Heroes

By John Montone, 1010 WINS The next time a sportscaster calls a guy running into the end zone a hero, change the channel. I can still see the long line of young firefighters marching into […]

09/12/2014

Instructor Charles Vacca is seen giving a lesson on using Uzi to a 9-year-old girl at an Arizona gun range on August 25, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Radio Free Montone: I Was Shocked

As for me, after watching the south tower of the World Trade Center vaporize, I am rarely “shocked.” But the story called “Young Shooter” did the trick.

08/29/2014

The 'Stink House,' a former fish processing factory in South Jersey. (Credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Radio Free Montone: Atlantic City Going The Way Of The ‘Stink House?’

As I navigated my boat, the MOJO, across Great Bay in South Jersey last week I came upon one giant relic and maybe another bigger one.

08/22/2014

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