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Tri-State Area Celebrates National Radio Day

From Orson Welles to Alan Freed, and from Howard Stern to Ira Glass, radio has brought a throng of voices who came to be household names into American living rooms for over a century.

08/20/2013

Radio mixing board (file/credit: Clipart.com)

Historians Reflect On Anniversary Of First-Ever NYC Radio Broadcast

Tuesday marks the 92nd birthday of the first ever radio broadcast in New York City. That first broadcast was of the Jack Dempsey heavyweight fight on July 2, 1921.

07/02/2013

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Boomer & Carton Set To Bring Radio Gold To Nets-Wizards On WFAN

Already there’s a dispute over whether Boomer Esiason will be simultaneously watching his beloved Rangers via Slingbox.

03/08/2013

Nikola Tesla (credit: teslasciencecenter.org)

Long Island Laboratory Of Nikola Tesla To Be Restored And Turned Into Museum

An online fundraising campaign brought in more than million dollars in just six weeks to help preserve the laboratory where Tesla worked on his inventions.

10/01/2012

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt after delivering a fireside chat (credit: Wikipedia)

NJ Professor Looks Back On FDR’s Handling Of Pearl Harbor Using Radio

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was the first great communicator, the first president to seize the intimacy of radio to talk to Americans one-to-one.

12/08/2011

Kim Kardashian (file / credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

New Device Will Keep You From Hearing About Celebs You Don’t Care About

Kim Kardashian is marrying New Jersey Nets player Kris Humphries this Saturday. Perhaps you’ve heard enough?

08/18/2011