NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — City Hall paused Wednesday to congratulate a legendary radio reporter.
Mayor Bill de Blasio and staff took time out of their daily virtual briefing with reporters to honor WCBS Newsradio 880’s Rich Lamb.READ MORE: Tri-State Area Police Departments Travel To Harlem In Tribute To Fallen NYPD Officer Jason Rivera
Lamb is officially retiring Friday after 50 years in the news business.READ MORE: NYPD: Wounded Officer Wilbert Mora Being Transferred To NYU Langone Medical Center, Still In Critical Condition
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Wednesday was his last mayoral news conference. He covered his first during the Koch administration 43 years ago.MORE NEWS: Police: 62-Year-Old Pushed Onto Subway Tracks In Lower Manhattan
Lamb has worked with CBS2 on political debates, and we send him the warmest wishes and congratulations on his retirement.