Radio Free Montone

Workers clear the walkways in Times Square after a snow storm early in the morning of January 27, 2015.  (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Man Up Mayor, Governor

Are you listening Mayor de Blasio? Are you, Governor Cuomo?

01/30/2015

Snow falls on Hudson Street on Jan. 9, 2015. (credit: Marta Zielinska/CBS New York)

Radio Free Montone: Snow Drought?

I know that we haven’t had much snow this winter. Cue up that Hallelujah chorus. And because meteorologists haven’t been able to talk about the “white stuff,” we must be experiencing some sort of freakish weather pattern.

01/23/2015

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys attempts a catch over Sam Shields #37 of the Green Bay Packers during the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game at Lambeau Field on January 11, 2015 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Initially ruled a catch, the call was reversed upon review. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: What A Catch! Wait, What Catch?

As comic book fans will tell you the code of conduct in The Bizarro World is, “Us do opposite of all earthly things!” Welcome to the NFL.

01/16/2015

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, who were killed in their patrol car on Dec. 20, 2014. (Credit: NYPD)

Radio Free Montone: The Bullets That Tore A Hole In The Heart Of NYC

By John Montone, 1010 WINS The bullets that killed officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu tore a hole in the heart of this city’s holiday season. I wrote those words and spoke them on 1010 […]

01/09/2015

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

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