(I had already heard about Mike Ludlum's passing and was saddened by it; he was my first news director and I remember him fondly.I appreciated being able to read the remembrances others had posted.) Thanks so much for providing your site as a resource and forum - even those of us who spent our careers 250 miles to the north remember many of the great people from WCBS.His answer to my unspoken question: "I just wanted you to feel at home." It sounds like he had a full and satisfying life before his accident and illness.

A touching funeral service was conducted at Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick, New Jersey, which was lived streamed.

The temple has archived the service, which can be viewed here: HERE Photo (above) of Harvey at the typewriter in the old WCBS newsroom on Madison Avenue in the early 1960s.

Irene has covered many of the biggest court trials of the past 50 years..OJ to Gotti [New York mob figure].

She told of how a Gotti goon once tried to intimidate her because "Mr. Bekker Memorial Scholarship Fund through the New York Press Club Foundation. A memory popped into my head earlier this evening and made me think: "I wonder if Dick Spencer is still at 88, or if he's retired by now?

I check in occasionally, but perhaps not often enough.

Just wanted to say how much I appreciate your website keeping track of the WCBS tradition.

Brooks, later film director and creator of the "Mary Tyler Moore Show." ong-time newswriter, editor, and producer, Mary Ellen Porrazzo, after leaving WCBS, taught journalism at Hofstra University on Long Island. A graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern, she was 65. Here are two of her poems: Chaos, confusion Self-importance Delusion Blaring bands Frozen smiles In the heat Mary Ellen's obituary can be found HERE arty, beloved long-time WCBS news producer, died in New Jersey on Monday, Nov. He rose from the ranks of the newspaper business to work afternoon drive for many years.

This undated photo shows Marty at the producer's desk in the pre-computer era, as evidenced by the so-called "Christmas Tree" on the right, which held wire copy of the currently working stories.

s president of the New York Press Club, I had the honor of inducting my WCBS Newsradio 880 colleague, Irene Cornell, into the New York Journalism Hall of Fame.

It happened October 29, 2016, at the New York Press Club Foundation Conference on Journalism at New York University.

After graduating from Northwestern, Jerry joined WCBS as a producer in 1967, where his hyperkinetic newsroom style involved wielding a ruler like a riding crop.