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John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Johnny, Are You Wearing Makeup?

My first TV segment called, “Mouth-Off to Montone,” consisted of some street interviews during which the camera was trained on the person I was interviewing.

03/21/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: How About A Moratorium On Media Bashing?

The next time you get the urge to bash the “mainstream media,” take a smooth ride on the Palisades Interstate Parkway.

03/14/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: So Much Government, So Little Help

New Jersey is not short on governmental bodies, commissions and semi-autonomous agencies.

03/07/2014

Gabila's Old Fashioned Coney Island Square Knish (credit: Handout)

Radio Free Montone: Just When You Think You Know Your Audience

Just when you think you know your audience. Well, think again.

02/28/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Never Forget Feb 26, 1993

9/11 is part of our national language. It’s mere mention evokes scenes of fire and death. What we sometimes forget is that 21 years ago next Wednesday, six people were killed and more than a thousand injured in the first terror attack on the World Trade Center

02/21/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Pitchers And Catchers

Three magic words will melt these massive mountains of snow: Pitchers and catchers

02/14/2014

Two men clear snow off a sidewalk along Fifth Avenue in Harlem on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Not Ready To Retire…Just Yet

Having covered the Super Bowl from Sunday afternoon into Sunday night and not wrapping up until the wee hours of Monday morning, my clock radio did not call out to me at 3:20 a.m. I had the day off.
And it snowed.

02/07/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Not So ‘Super’ Bowls

The Super Bowl or The Big Game if you are not an official sponsor has been around for XLVIII of my LX years.

01/31/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: ‘Operator Error’

Remember when we were promised that the technology of tomorrow would make our lives so much simpler?

01/24/2014

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: From College Student To Sex Slave

Danielle Douglas was raised comfortably in Springfield, N.J. Then at the age of 17 she became a sex slave.

01/17/2014

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

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: When Did Life Get So Cheap?

One man cheated death. Another man died without warning.

12/20/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Metro-North Changes Too Little, Too Late?

The MTA took some commonsense steps to make its Metro North trains and tracks safer — one week too late.

12/13/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: Help Make A Child’s Christmas Merry

The red Schwinn’s fenders were so shiny they reflected the lights on our Christmas tree. I was 9 years old, and that bicycle represented freedom to me.

12/06/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: November 22, 1963

Six seconds in Dallas. A half century later

11/22/2013

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