1010 WINS Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Switch To All NewsAccording to pioneering former General Manager Joel Chaseman, the move came after Westinghouse Broadcasting expressed concerns in 1964 with the New York radio station it had purchased two years earlier.
Manhattan Street Corner Renamed 'Stan Brooks Way' In Honor Of Late 1010 WINS ReporterBrooks and his wife, Lynn, lived at Manhattan Plaza at 10th Avenue and West 43rd Street for years. The northeast corner was renamed Stan Brooks Way during a ceremony Friday afternoon.
Manhattan Street Corner To Be Renamed Stan Brooks WayBrooks, the late, legendary 1010 WINS reporter, and his wife, Lynn, lived at Manhattan Plaza at 43rd and 10th after their three sons grew up.
Radio Free Montone: A Look Back At 2013Ask 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.
Remembering Stan Brooks: 1927-2013Brooks died peacefully at home surrounded by family on Monday afternoon. He was 86.
Radio Room At City Hall Renamed In Honor Of 1010 WINS' Stan BrooksMayor Michael Bloomberg took a moment to give out a special gift during the annual holiday party Tuesday night at Gracie Mansion.
Mayor Bloomberg: Mayor-Elect De Blasio To Get Balanced BudgetAfter 12 years in office, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he is presenting mayor-elect Bill de Blasio with a balanced budget.
Bloomberg Signs NYC Ban Of Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21The legislation makes New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.
Activists On Both Sides Hold Events In NYC On Casino IssueTwo events were held Thursday in New York City for and against the proposal that, if approved, would allow the development of as many as seven casinos across the state.
City Council Votes To Raise Cigarette-Buying Age To 21It's the latest effort by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to target the cigarette industry. New York would become the first major city to raise the age for buying cigarettes.
NYCLU Alarmed By Data About Suspensions, Arrests In NYC SchoolsA New York Civil Liberties Union study released Tuesday said African-American and low-income youth -- particularly those with special needs -- are arrested in city public schools on a disproportionate basis.
Bloomberg: Rebuilding Efforts Making NYC More Resilient To Future StormsSpeaking Tuesday on Coney Island, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the city has "made an enormous amount of progress" over the past year.
Bright Lights, Big City: NYC Swapping All 250,000 Street Lights To LEDLEDs can last for up to 20 years before they need to be replaced compared with a six-year life for the current high-pressure sodium street lights. The initiative will save the city about $14 million a year, Mayor Bloomberg said.
De Blasio, Other City Leaders Promise Immigration ReformDemocratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio said Wednesday that he is committed to immigration reform, regardless of whether the laws change in Washington.
Day After Debate, Lhota Unleashes Attack Ad Targeting de Blasio's Response To Motorcycle MeleeThe spot is called "Can't Go Back." After running footage of the motorcycle melee, it segues to images from the 1970s and '80s, depicting an overturned police car, a man holding a gun, and corpses on the ground.