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Radio Free Montone: Leave Our Clocks Alone!

Hey, Ben Franklin, stick to lightning rods. Leave our clocks alone.

03/13/2015

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: My Misremembered Life Has Been Wild

By John Montone, 1010 WINS If I may say, my misremembered life, has been a wild ride. It wasn’t so much the 99-yard sprint with time expired that gave my high school football team its […]

03/06/2015

Officials inspect a Metro-North train crash with a sport utility vehicle that occurred on February 4, 2015 in Valhalla, New York. The crash started a fire in the train cars that killed six people, including the driver of the vehicle. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Radio Free Montone: Just The Facts…

By John Montone, 1010 WINS There are mornings on this job when I swear I can hear the gravely voice and staccato delivery of Sgt. Joe Friday, “Just the facts…” And then I begin to […]

02/06/2015

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

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

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

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

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: This Sound, ‘Nat’ Sound

TV has pictures. Radio has sound. One morning many years ago I decided to emphasize sound where there wasn’t any.

09/27/2013