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On racks in clothing stores hang coats and flannel shirts. Back-to-school ads are filling fliers and airwaves and sweating 300-pounders are laboring on gridirons.
Every kid who grew up loving baseball in the 1960’s knew this; Mickey Mantle won the Triple Crown in 1956 with 52 Home Runs, 130 RBIs and a .353 batting average. But what was The Mick’s WAR?
Not since “disco rice,” had someone so uniquely described just how unpleasant a task hauling household trash can be during a heat wave.
1010 WINS’ John Montone looks back at his grandfather or nonno, Fortunato Missaggia, who built his house brick-by-brick in the early 1950s.
If miracle diets and baldness cures worked, I’d be one chiseled stud with thick black hair. I’m not.
Admit it. Sometimes you root for the bad guys.
School’s out for summer. And let’s keep it that way.
It is sad to say but as long as the bullet-riddled bodies are found in a few scattered outer borough neighborhoods the murders will make the occasional headlines then fade from our collective memory.
California is parched. Two years with hardly a drop of rain. South Texas, too. Until last week when it rained so hard and so fast cars and houses and people floated away.
Back in the day only criminals and corrupt politicians hired attorneys. Which meant there was always plenty of work for those in the legal profession. But kids involved in high school hijinks did not lawyer up.
1010 WINS’ John Montone spoke with longtime “Late Show” announcer Alan Kalter this week about what it’s been like working with Letterman for two decades.
I’m going to sound my age now, but tough. When I was a teenager and I had a job, I did that job right. Even if I didn’t like the job.
On 1010 WINS, the news watch never stops. Here’s a weeks worth of my contributions.
I tweet and I post on Facebook, but I often wonder why.
While coyotes are classified as omnivores meaning they will pick on plants and insects for an appetizer for their main course the menu consists of meat.