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1010 WINS Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of Switch To All News

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fifty years ago Sunday, an iconic news radio station was born.

To commemorate 1010 WINS’ anniversary, the Empire State Building was lit in blue, white and gold Sunday night… 462 more words


Manhattan Street Corner To Be Renamed Stan Brooks Way

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The southeast corner of 10th Avenue and West 43rd Street in Manhattan will soon be known as Stan Brooks Way.

Brooks, the late, legendary 1010 WINS reporter… 366 more words


All-News Radio: An overview/History

Now that the intros are finished, let’s answer a question I am sure all of you have been asking yourselves. What is all-news radio? All-news radio is a radio format dating back to the 1960s. 579 more words

Saying Goodbye To Legendary 1010 WINS Newsman Stan Brooks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Family, friends, colleagues, city officials and others gathered in Manhattan Friday to say goodbye to legendary 1010 WINS newsman Stan Brooks… 476 more words


My first blackout

Today’s obituary in the New York Times for Stan Brooks, a legendary “Voice of New York,” gives prominent mention to the evening of November 9, 1965, when someone pulled the wrong switch and plunged most of the New York metropolitan area and a good portion of the American Northeast into immediate darkness. 1,592 more words

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